Graves of Sahaba in Bab al-Rahmah Cemetery

By the Editors of the Madain Project

This article attempts to enlist the companions of the prophet Muhammad reportedly buried in the historic Bab al-Rahmah cemetery in Jerusalem.There are at least two graves of Sahaba in Bab al-Rahmah cemetery (قبور الصحابة في مقبرة باب الرحمة), situated along the Eastern Wall of Haram al-Sharif. Although both of the companions of prophet Muhammad are well known and their lives are well documented, the circumstances of their burial in Jerusalem are not known.

List of the Burials


The Grave of Shadad ibn 'Aws

Shadad ibn Aws
The grave of Shadad ibn Aws, companion of Prophet Muhammad in Bab al-Rahmah cemetery, Jerusalem


Ubadah ibn Samet
The grave of Ubadah ibn Samet is located some 35 meters north of the Bab al-Rahmah (Golden Gate), adjacent to the Eastern Wall of Haram al-Sharif.

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