This pillar, the fifth one down from the ‘Aisha’ pillar and in line with Bab-e-Jibraeel is the approximate spot where the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be on him) led salat in Madinah when the Qiblah was still towards Jerusalem and at the opposite direction of Makkah.

(more to follow)

References:  History of Madinah Munawwarah – Dr. Muhammad Ilyas Abdul Ghani

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