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zaria
06-20-2007, 05:17 PM
As Salaamu Alaikum,

I have a ?. If you live in Philadelphia what would be your direction of facing quiblah for pray? Is it North East or South East or North West. I have a compass to tell me but I was wondering with out the compass how do you know.

Jazakumallah Khairun
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BlissfullyJaded
06-20-2007, 05:25 PM
:sl:

It would be North East, with a little more tilted to the East than to the North.
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zaria
06-20-2007, 06:24 PM
Shukran,

Masha'Allah, That's what I thought. Wanted to be sure.
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Nσσя'υℓ Jαииαн
06-20-2007, 06:28 PM
Yeap North East for me too. In NY I mean. Hopefully thats right lol.
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Balthasar21
06-22-2007, 07:50 PM
Wouldn't that be worshipping the Kaba ? Which house 360 Idol's at one time ?
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06-22-2007, 07:53 PM
Originally Posted by Balthasar21
Wouldn't that be worshipping the Kaba ? Which house 360 Idol's at one time ?

It's a Qibla, a direction for prayer so the muslims can agree in a unified direction. Especially in Jamaa'ah/congregation. :)



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