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the features of a mosque
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Mosque is an English word for the Arabic word Masjid. The Arabic word Masjid means place of worship and is a noun of place from the verb Sajada (root "s-j-d," meaning "to bow" or "to kneel") in reference to the prostrations performed during Salah, (Sajadah)
There have been many hadiths regarding the virtues of going to Masjid or having just love for Masjid,
Hadhrat Abu Hurairah (R.A.) narrates that he heard Rasulullah (??? ???? ???? ? ???) say:
"Allah Ta'ala will grant His Shade to seven (types) of persons on the day when their will be no shade besides His Shade. (Among the seven) one is a man whose heart is attached to the Masjid." [Bukhari, Muslim]
Another Hadith is that,
Hadhrat Abdullah Ibn Umar (R.A.) narrates that Rasulullah (??? ???? ???? ? ???) said:
"For every step taken by one, who proceeds to the Masjid for Jamaat Salah, a sin (which he had already committed) is wiped out and a good deed is recorded. This happens in going to as well as in returning from the Masjid."
The thawab for proceeding to and even returning from the Masjid is indeed
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