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Mosque as A Place of Worship Introduction Mosque called a location which hosts equally as a house of worship and as a symbol of Islam. In Islam a masjid is a house of prayer. Mosque is symbolically very important to Muslims; it's a humble way for Muslims to reconstruct a connection ship with Allah (swt) in the world. The mosque should have a very clear indication of direction of Mecca (qibla). Abu Hurairah reports that the prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) stated: "If anyone goes and from to the mosque to attend prayers Allah will prepare for him a feast in heaven" (bukhari). In Arabic the word used for mosque is Masjid, which signifies a place of worship or prostration. Muslims believe that the first place of worship built in this planet was that the Kaabah in Arabic, the most holy place of Islam, where millions of Muslims all around the world turn their faces five times every day throughout their Prayers, and to which every of these activities to earn Pilgrimage at least once in a life time. The Qur'a says: "Surely the very first House founded for all humankind is that at Becca (Valley of Mecca) abounding in blessings and advice for many individuals. In it is manifest Signs; it's the location of Abraham and whoso enters it's safe. Pilgrimage to the House of Allah is a responsibility which individuals, people who can afford the travel, owe to Allah. He who rejects this should know that Allah is independent of all animals." (3:97-98) In the early days of Islam the Muslims, under Divine command, used to turn their faces towards the temple of Jerusalem during the prayers, but the Holy Prophet of Islam had a desire that the Qibla should be transformed to the Kaab...