"Al-Baqi", which literally means a tree garden, is
generallyrecognized as "Jannat al-Baqi" due to its sacredness
becausenumerous of our Prophet's close family members and companionsare
UthmanibneMadhoon, who died on the 3rd of Sha'ban
in the 3rd year of Hijrah, was the first person buried in al-Baqi. The
Prophet (pbuh) ordered certain trees to be felled, and in its midst, he
buried his dear companion, placing two stones over the grave read more...