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Shrine of Bilal ibn Rabah (Bilal, the Ethiopian)

The shrine of Bilal ibn Rabaha (مقام بلال بن رباح) is a modern free standing domed building in the Bilal ibn Rabah Mosque, in the village of Bilal in Amman the capital of Jordan. The majority of historians believe that Bilal ibn Rabah's actual grave is at Bab al-Saghir cemetery in Damascus, Syria. However, there is another grave in the outskirts of Amman, Jordan, in a village called "Rabahiya". This grave is seen as a shrine built in Bilal's honor.


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A modern building protects the tomb of the venerable companion Bilal bin Rabah at the village of Bilal, in Wadi Essair another suburb of Amman. Whilst still a slave Bilal embraced Islam, which brought upon him the wrath of his master Umayyah ibn Khalaf who tried to coerce him into rejecting his faith by placing a huge rock on his chest during the peak summer heat of Mecca. He fought bravely in the Battles of Badr and Uhud, where he was able to avenge himself from his former master. Gifted with a beautiful voice Bilal became the Prophet's Muazzin.


The dome of the shrine was originally white, then painted green later on. It is a small square shrine, with a cenotaph inside; usually covered with a green cloth. A single arched gate allows entry in to the structure.


Looking inside the shrine of Bilal.


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