The closest pictures of Maqam Ibrahim are also released
Makkah: The Saudi government also released the closest pictures of Ibrahim after the Black Stone.According to the foreign news agency, these images released by the head of the administrative affairs of the two holy shrines, Shawun al-Harmain, have been made using the latest photography technique, photo imaging technology. The site was thoroughly cleaned before taking pictures.
Maqam Ibrahim is the stone on which Hazrat Ibrahim climbed and built the wall of Baitullah. On this stone are the footprints of Abraham (peace be upon him) which are 50 cm in length and width. This stone is preserved in a golden railing.Maqam Ibrahim is located 13 meters east of the Ka’bah in the courtyard of the Masjid al-Haram and is also mentioned in Surat al-Baqarah. This place has the status of a mosque and the Imam of the Ka’bah prays facing it facing the Ka’bah. It is obligatory to recite two rak’ats of Nafl after Tawaf.