The Qiblah is the direction Muslims face when making Salat (Prayer).

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
95 views

Accurately get Qiblah direction

I really need help with this, because I've looked everywhere and I can't seem to get it right. How do I accurately get the Qiblah direction? I've been using my phone but it's not working correctly b/...
1
vote
1answer
82 views

Which direction would we pray in on the Moon?

Suppose we're in the future, and humanity has colonized the Moon. Which direction would we pray in on the Moon?
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Shouldn't there be two directions for the qibla? [duplicate]

since the earth is actually circular (more of an oval), shouldn't there be two directions for the qibla? The one you're facing and the one directly opposite to it? Ex: A pilot flying from America ...
-2
votes
1answer
105 views

Qibla direction

Suppose that the direction from my location to the Qiblah is 45° from East toward North. Now, what will 45° from West toward South points to? It should be the same,right? I know this is a silly ...
1
vote
1answer
213 views

Finding direction of Qibla

What is the correct way to determine the direction of Qibla? If I give "San Francisco" as origin in this site, the direction can be East or North, based on whether I choose "Constant Compass" or "...
7
votes
4answers
534 views

Qibla tolerance

I found the qiblah direction at my location thanks to an application off the Internet but since it doesn't seem to be very sophisticated I was wondering what the tolerance is for the direction of the ...
7
votes
3answers
476 views

The Change of Qiblah [duplicate]

Why was the Qiblah changed from Bayt al-Maqdis (Jerusalem) to the Ka’bah (Makkah)? And, where and when was that?
9
votes
6answers
17k views

Where was the first Qibla of Islam?

Where was the first Qibla in Islam? Is there any verse in the Qur'an or hadith that established that Qibla? Why did Muslims pray towards Jerusalem?
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Is pointing one's feet towards Ka'ba forbidden in Islam?

Under what conditions is this allowed or forbidden? From this source, it seems as if it is allowed while sleeping.
8
votes
4answers
3k views

What is the significance of facing the Kabbah during prayer when the Earth is round?

The Earth is not flat so what is the concept of facing Kabbah during Prayer. Does it have a meaning? Consider you are on the antipode of the Kabbah which is somewhere in Pacific ocean, if you are ...