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Are there any Hindu temples in city of Mecca or Medina?

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No, there is none. I am an Indian Muslim and the reason why so many other Indian Muslims including me never want to settle in Mecca or Medina (if possible) is that Arabs don't even consider all the Muslims as “True Muslims”. read more

There are numerous stories of non Muslims visiting Mecca in the past, including the Kaaba, such as Sri Guru Nanak. Another famous incident of a non-Muslim visiting Mecca was the visit by the British explorer Sir Richard Burton in 1853. Non Muslims are not allowed only in Mecca, Medina even if they hold valid Visa Or residency permit. read more

There is a big debate going on in the internet as to whether Kaaba was initially a Shiva temple. The following are arguments from the side of Hindus who support this theory. Kaaba is derived from Kaabalishwara - The name of Shiva after he took crescent moon on his head. read more

That link is mistaken and has been claimed that a Hindu king was an emperor when he wasn't. They never crossed the mountains of West (Balochistan, Iran), but trade routes were there. We learned in our history that before Islam, Mecca was a trade hub. Most of the caravans came to this city to buy and sell goods. read more

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