Qur'an Quiz No. 7
I am found on this Earth, but I am not originally from here.
I was once very white, but you mankind darkened me.
If you touch me, it'll be considered an act of worship.
What am I?
The Black Stone
The Messenger of Allaah (ﷺ) said:
“When the Black Stone came down from Paradise, it was whiter than milk, but the sins of the sons of Adam made it black.”
(Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 877; Ahmad, 2792. Classed as saheeh by Ibn Khuzaymah, 4/219).
The Messenger of Allaah (ﷺ) say: “Touching them both [the Black Stone and al-Rukn al-Yamani] is an expiation for sins.”
(Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 959. This hadeeth was classed as hasan by al-Tirmidhi and as saheeh by al-Haakim (1/664)