As the matter of the fact, the importance of Maqam e Ibrahim is the core topic which is the ultimate aim of this blog where the discussion is about the history and the importance of this holy site of the Saudi Arabia. It is the sight which is considered to be the station of the Ibrahim which is filled with the larger stone block where the Hazrat Ibrahim stood. According to the holy scriptures of the religion of the Islam, it has been mentioned to be the fact that this is the rock sent to the Hazrat Ibrahim from the heaven together with the 3 other rocks that are highly important and sacred in nature. The three stones are in the shape of the Hijr-e-Aswad, rock belonged to the kids of the Israel and the most significantly, third one would be the Maqam-e-Ibrahim. There are many miracles that are attached with this holy and sacred rock and the stone about which Muslim Believer may not be able to get to know in their lives. One of them remains to be the fact that the when the Hazrat Ibrahim stood upon the rock, it turned out to become the soft in nature along with making the feet dived deep in this sacred rock of the history and the religion of the Islam. That resulted in making the mark of the feet of the Hazrat Ibrahim on this rock in the best possible manner.
According to the Holy Prophet PBUH, it has been said to be the fact this “stone is the station of the Ibrahim” along with the Almighty made it quite softer in nature and the merciful in the significant manner. In the later years when the Hazrat Umar was the Khalifa, the rock and the stone was made to move from the eastern part of the house of the Allah named to be the Holy Kaaba by placing it in the front side of the Kaaba which made it near to the door of the Allah’ house. The purpose of making the changes in its place was to ensure that the Muslims believer would not have to confront any sort of the uneasiness and the problem during the performing of the Tawaf on the part of the Pilgrims as previously people had to face it in their way while making the tawaf. As the matter of the fact, it has been mentioned to be the fact produced by the Islamic history and the holy scriptures that the present place and the spot of the stone or the rock is the place where the Hazrat Ibrahim could manage to offer the 2 rakkah of the prayers once the construction of the Kaaba comes to an end. While performing the holy act of the Tawaf for the purpose of the Hajj and the Umrah in the prescribed manner, it is said to be desirable on the part of the Muslims to offer the 2 rakkah of the prayers near and beside the spot of the Maqam-e-Ibrahim.