The 8 sacred Pillars of Riaz ul Jannah

Ustuwaanah Hannanah ( أسطوانة حنانة) – The weeping pillar)
Ustuwaanah Sareer ( أسطوانة سرير)
Pillar of Taubah/Ustuwaanah Tawbah (أسطوانة توبة)
Ustuwaanah Aisha (رضي الله عنها) (أسطوانة عائشة)
Ustuwaanah Ali (رضي الله عنه) ( أسطوانة على)
Pillar of Wufood/ Ustuwaanah Wufood (أسطوانة وفود)
Ustuwaanah Tahajjud (أسطوانة تهاجد)

Ustuwaanah Hannanah ( أسطوانة حنانة) – The weeping pillar)

.The Perfume Pillar (Ustuwanah Hannanah), also known as Ustuwanah Mukhallaq, is situated behind the current Pulpit of the Prophet in the Prophet’s Mosque. It signifies the area where the Prophet’s prayer mat used to be located and where he used to lean against a tree trunk during his sermons.

Riaz ul Jannah : Appointment and Complete Guide For People

Ustuwaanah Sareer ( أسطوانة سرير)

The Ustuwaanah Sareer, located south of the guard pillar and by the qiblah wall, was a resting place of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) . A tradition from Ibn Umar describes the area where Prophet Muhammad used to rest, sit for aitekaf, and have a cot made of dried date leaves with a pillow and lamps nearby.

Ustuwaanah Tawbah (أسطوانة توبة)

The ustuwana Tawbah, located near the Guards’ Pillar and Aisha’s Pillar in Medina, is named after an episode of penitence by Abi Lubaba from the clan of Banu ‘Amr bin ‘Awf. During the Ghazwah Banu Quraizah, he tied himself to this column until his repentance was accepted.

Masjid al Nabawi, Medina, Saudi Arabia: Latest updates 2024

Ustuwaanah Aisha (رضي الله عنها) (أسطوانة عائشة)

The ustuwana Aiesha, located near Mihrab Nabawi and ustuwana Abi Lubabah, is marked by a golden wreath with an inscription. Also known as the Pillar of the Migrants, it holds significance in Islamic tradition. According to a tradition, Aiesha told Abdullah ibn Zubair that the spot is so blessed that if known, people would cast lots to offer Salah there.

Ustuwaanah Ali (رضي الله عنه) ( أسطوانة على)

The Pillar of the Guard, known as Ustawana Muharrs in Arabic, is a significant column located in the Prophet’s Mosque. It served as a place where some of the Sahabah would guard outside the Bab ul-Taubah, providing direct access to Prophet Muhammad’s living quarters east of the mosque. This pillar is also associated with ‘Ali ibn abi Talib, as he often sat here on guard duty.)

Ustuwaanah Wufood (أسطوانة وفود)

The Pillar of the Delegations (Ustuwana Wufood) in the north of the guards’ Pillar was a prominent spot where Arab delegations and esteemed individuals would gather at the edge of the shaded area of Masjid Nabawi. Known as majlis ul-qalawah (seat of the nobles), it was used by chieftains and learned Sahabah for gatherings and discussions.

Ustuwaanah Tahajjud (أسطوانة تهاجد)

The Pillar of the Night Prayer (Ustuwanah al-Tahajjud) and the Niche of the Night Prayer (Mihrab al-Tahajjud) are located in the Sacred Chamber behind the house of Fatima and Ali. The Mihrab is integrated into the chamber’s rear wall.

Share via
Copy link