Al-Nejashi Mosque was named after Christian king because he saved Muslims

Al-Nejashi Mosque was named after Christian king because he saved Muslims

- The Al-Nejashi Mosque, built in the 7th Century in Ethiopia, was named after a Christian monarch who saved Muslim refugees

- Part of the refugees who fled harm in Mecca were family members of Prophet Muhammed (SAW)

- The king of Aksum would later become a very good friend of the Prophet

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Al-Nejashi Mosque is a very significant place in the history of mankind. It reflects a part of history that speaks clearly about human's capacity to do good.

Built in the 7th century, the mosque was named after a Christian king of Aksum named Al-Nejashi. This was so because he gave shelter to Muslim refugees which included relatives of Prophets Muhammed (SAW) at the time they really needed help.

According to Africa Fact Zone, the said refugees had just escaped from great persecution in Mecca. The monarch did not betray them and he later became a close friend of the Prophet.

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See the pictures of the mosque below:

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Aaman with the name Anthony Michael shared how he converted to Islam during the holy month of Ramadan.

After sharing the lovely photos he took during his conversion ceremony, he said that he is so overjoyed by the support he has received on Twitter since he made the news known.

Michael said that “Islam is the religion of love, gratitude, and peace”, saying the past recent months have been very inspiring for him.

He said that the messages he received from his brothers and sisters in Islam made his day glorious and the conversion more beautiful.

In other news, a woman with the Twitter name Nooran A said that she finished reading the Quran all through the holy month of Ramadan for the first time.

Nooran said she is very proud of herself in how she completed the task within that short period. In response to how she went about the task, the woman sad that she sometimes read a translation when things were unclear to her.

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She attached a photo of the version she used during those difficult times, adding that it was “easier to follow than some older translations”.

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