- This is a subarticle to reports of unusual religious childbirths and Kaaba.
sources report of an early Muslim being born in the Kaaba
, the cubical structure that is the focus of a Muslim's daily prayers and the holiest structure in Islam.
The reports differ in nature. Some report that the birth happened within the premises of the Kaaba, while others report of a birth being made inside it.
The reports are extraordinary in nature, due to the perceived holiness of the place; however, Shi'as believe that Ali was the only person born there at the time of Muhammad
The events could gain some credibility considering that the Kaaba have undergone many renovations.
- "No one before Ali was born in the Ka'ba. This was a distinction given to Ali in order to enhance his honor, rank, and dignity."
, writes on page 76 of Volume II of his book, Murooj-udh-Dhahab
(The Golden Meadows), that one of the greatest distinctions that Ali enjoyed was that he was born in the House of Allah
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2.Hakim in Mustadrak, page 483, Vol. III.
3.El-Umari in Sharh Ainia, page 15.
4.Halabi in Sira, page 165, Vol. I.
5.Sibt ibn al-Jauzi in Tadhkera Khawasil Ummah, page 7.
6.Ibn Sabbagh Maleki
in Fusoolul Mohimma, page 14.
7.Muhammad bin Yousuf Shafei in Kifayet al-Talib, page 261.
8.Shablanji in Nurul Absar, page 76.
9.Ibn Zahra in Ghiyathul Ikhtisar,... Read More