Why Muslims worship the Ka’ba in Mecca?

Ka’ba is the Qibla i.e. the direction muslims face during their prayers. It is important to note that though muslims face the Kaaba during prayers, they do not worship the Kaaba. muslims worship and bow to none but Allah: We see the turning of your face (for guidance) to...

From Drury Lane to Mecca

History has not recorded the name of the first British Muslim to carry out the rites of Hajj. Rumours abound of converted Crusaders who made the trip in medieval times, and of British Muslims in Ottoman naval service who visited the hallowed precincts in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries....