Masjid Jirranah is situated approximately 24km north-east of Masjid Haram and is one of the places where pilgrims enter into the state of Ihram for the performance of Umrah. In the year 8AH the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) camped here for a few days after the Battle of Hunayn and entered into the state of Ihram and then proceeded to Makkah.

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