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"The main cemetary of al-Baqi’ [also known as Jannatul-Baqi’, "the garden of Heaven"],outside Medina where many members of the Prophet’s family are buried in mausoleums. Every Thursday the inhabitants of Medina would place flowers and basil on the tombs of relatives. The site no longer exists [it was destroyed in 1925]."
Photograph by Muhammad ‘Ali Effendi Sa’udi, c. 1904 or 1908, from the book A Photographer on the Hajj.

"The main cemetary of al-Baqi’ [also known as Jannatul-Baqi’, "the garden of Heaven"],outside Medina where many members of the Prophet’s family are buried in mausoleums. Every Thursday the inhabitants of Medina would place flowers and basil on the tombs of relatives. The site no longer exists [it was destroyed in 1925]."

Photograph by Muhammad ‘Ali Effendi Sa’udi, c. 1904 or 1908, from the book A Photographer on the Hajj.

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    I’ve wanted to see this place ever since I heard about it. I can rest now.
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    May God withhold his mercy from those who destroy human history.
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