http://www.politicalislam.com/blog/the-mosque-a-state-within-a-state/Note: You can find all this information in my book, 500+ Islamic Words You Should Know, pages 97-100. It doesn’t hurt to carry a small book like mine around; you never know when you might need a reference resource :-}.
THE MUSLIM MOSQUE: A STATE WITHIN A STATE
by Vijay Kumar
THE KABAH IN MECCA WAS NOT BUILT AS AN ISLAMIC MOSQUE. It was an ancient temple that had been shared by polytheists, Christians, Jews, and Hindus, honoring 360 different deities. In 630 A.D. the Kabah was captured by Islam in its military invasion and conquest of Mecca.
On the day of its capture, Mohammed delivered an address at the Kabah in military dress and helmet, according to Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani in his book, “The Message”: “Bear in mind that every claim of privilege, whether that of blood or property is abolished . . . I…
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