Safa to Marwa

Makkah Madinah Road, Mecca

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Safa and Marwa are two hills next to Kaaba in Mecca. Muslims, who become part of a famous Hajj, have to run between these two hills, in order to honour the memory of a holy mother and to feel her sacrifice for her son. According to the tradition she ran between the mountains seven time for her son.
The ritual starts from Safa hill, which is 100 metres far from Kaaba, and ends on the Marwa hill, which is 350 metres far from Kaaba. The muslims should repeat the ride 7 times.
The distance between the two hills now is a gallery, that is actually the part of the Great Mosque.

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  • Amin Saudagar

    5
    - 10 September 2018 -

    Puri Duniya me Is se Behtar koi jah bani nahi na banegi Mashallah

  • BSB

    5
    - 16 August 2018 -

    Holy place for sa'i to commemorate the finding of Zamzam holy spring by the Prophet Ibrahim's wife who tried to find water between Saffa and Marwah Hills

  • Umme Abdul

    5
    - 25 July 2018 -

    Dream come true to be there Alhamdulillah. May Allah give us more chances to visit here often Aameen

  • Candra Suci Rachmawati

    5
    - 13 June 2018 -

    experienced SA'I when fasting and have maghrib there with zamzam water such a wonderful moment

  • Prince Zaib

    5
    - 12 June 2018 -

    The Great Mosque houses the Ka'bah, the focal point of prayer for all Muslims. Safa—from which the ritual walking or Sa'i begins—and Marwa are located approximately 100 m (330 ft) and 350 m (1,150 ft) from the Ka'bah respectively. The distance between Safa and Marwa is approximately 450 m (1,480 ft), so that seven trips amount to roughly 3.15 km (1.96 mi). The two points and the path between them are now inside a long gallery that forms part of the mosque.The two mounts are still in Mecca for memory of what Hajira and baby Ishmail had sacrificed for water supplies and food supplies.

  • solaiman khan

    5
    - 04 June 2018 -

    Safa (Arabic: الصّفا‎, translit. Aṣ-Ṣafā) and Marwa (Arabic: المروة‎, translit. Al-Marwah) are two small hills now located in the Great Mosque of Mecca in Saudi Arabia named the Kabbah. Muslims travel back and forth between them seven times, during the ritual pilgrimages of Hajj and Umrah.

  • Sajid Karke

    5
    - 25 April 2018 -

    Our visit to Makkah will remain a memorable, even though I have visited the Holy City at least 6 times and my wife 8 times. Safa Marwa has been extended considerably since our last visit in 1999 there is also access for disable wheel chair users and much more improved Green light zone where one has to travel at brisk speed. Thanks to Saudi government for all the motor work undertaken Keep up the excellent work May Allah reward you all.

  • Muneer Pulikkoottil

    5
    - 10 January 2018 -

    Al Hamdulillah.. Saiy is a unique chance to pray to Allah. Located in the area of the Grand Mosque, this place is a glorious history when Mrs. Siti Hajar sought water for his son Ismail. Muslims have to walk 7 times from Safa ill to Marwah hill. One of the obligatory activities in Umrah and Hajj. In Islamic tradition, Prophet Ibrahim Nabi (AS) was commanded by God to leave his wife Hjara (r) and their infant son, Prophet Ismail Nabi (AS) alone in the desert between Safa and Marwa. When their provisions were exhausted, Hajara (ra) went in search of help or water. To make her search easier and faster, she went alone, leaving the infant on the ground. She first climbed the nearest hill, Safa, to look over the surrounding area. When she saw nothing, she then went to the other hill, Marwah, to look around. While Hajara (Ra) was on either hillside, she was able to see Prophet Ismail Nabi (AS) and know he was safe. However, when she was in the valley between the hills she was unable to see her son, and would thus run whilst in the valley and walk at a normal pace when on the hillsides.Hajara (ra) traveled back and forth between the hills seven times in the scorching heat before returning to her son. When she arrived, she found that a spring had broken forth from where the archangel Gabriel (As) hit the ground with his wing as both sustenance and a reward for Hajar's (ra) patience. This spring is now known as the Zamzam Well.

  • zaighum sohail

    5
    - 06 January 2018 -

    The Great Mosque houses the Ka'bah, the focal point of prayer for all Muslims. Safa—from which the ritual walking or Sa'i begins—and Marwa are located approximately 100 m (330 ft) and 350 m (1,150 ft) from the Ka'bah respectively. The distance between Safa and Marwa is approximately 450 m (1,480 ft), so that seven trips amount to roughly 3.15 km (1.96 mi). The two points and the path between them are now inside a long gallery that forms part of the mosque.

  • Fahid K A

    5
    - 05 January 2018 -

    DOV:Hajj2017 These were the small hills between which Abraham's (A) wife Hajara (R) ran in search of water for the little baby Ismael (A). This is now completely air-conditioned and kept under masjidul-haram mosque. However they have preserved the hilly parts for the pilgrims to view. Its mandatory to walk (sahee) between safa and marwa as part of umra and hajj. There are area indicated with green lights between which men needs to run remembering Hajara's run!!👍👍👌👌

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