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A reproduction art panel of an original certificate that was printed on lithograph paper and was issued to Sheikh Abbas Kararah, a well-known Egyptian dentist and surgeon. Sheikh Abbas opened the first dental clinic in Mecca and wrote many books on Islam, the Hajj, Islamic law, and the history of the Haramain.
Surrounded by an arabesque floral frame, the top central band contains the Basmalah. To the right of the band, in a circle, is a calligraphed 'Allah' and to the left, 'Muhammad'. Scripted underneath the Basmalah, in the long band, is the beginning of the following hadith from Sahih Muslim (1397a):
الَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم اَ تُشَدُّ الرِّحَالُ إِلَّا إِلَى ثَلاَثَةِ مَسَاجِدَ
'Allah's Messenger said: 'A mount is not saddled (for a journey) except to three mosques'
On the three short white bands below is the continuation of the hadith:
المسجد الحرام ومسجدي هذا والمسجد الأقصى
The Mosque of Al-Haram, this mosque of mine, and the Mosque Al-Aqsa.
In the four circles between the naming of the three mosques are written the names of the four companions: Abu Bakr, Omar, Othman and Ali
On the image of the Holy Ka'aba is the Quranic verse (3:97):
لِلَّهِ عَلَى النَّاسِ حِجُّ الْبَيْتِ مَنِ اسْتَطَاعَ إِلَيْهِ سَبِيلًا
Verily the first sanctuary established for men is the house at Baca, a blessed place and a guidance for all the world.
The image of Masjid an-Nabawi contain the following phrases:
وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَاكَ إِلَّا رَحْمَةً لِّلْعَالَمِينَ
We sent thee not save as a mercy for the worlds.
ما بين قبري ومنبري روضة من رياض الجنة
That which exists between my house and my pulpit is a garden from the gardens of Paradise.
(Hadith cited Sahih Muslim: 1391)
The image of Masjid al-Aqsa contains the following Quranic verse (17:1):
بْحَانَ الَّذِي أَسْرَىٰ بِعَبْدِهِ لَيْلًا مِّنَ الْمَسْجِدِ الْحَرَامِ إِلَى الْمَسْجِدِ الْأَقْصَى
Glory be to Him who took His slave by night from the inviolable Mosque unto that furthest Mosque