The Moslem regards the Kaaba at Mecca as the centre of the universe; but that is only a theological phrase.
"The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner" by Charles Dudley Warner
One day, when the chief citizens were sitting near the Kaaba, Mohammed came, and began to recite in their hearing one of the Suras of the Koran.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
The Kaaba is the most sacred shrine or altar of the Mohammedans.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 16, February 25, 1897" by Various
As he entered the Kaaba, he cried with a loud voice, "Allah acbar," seven times, turning round to all the sides of the Kaaba.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4" by Various
The Moslems believe all sorts of foolish things about the Kaaba.
"Topsy-Turvy Land" by Samuel M. Zwemer
A beautiful story relates that he fell asleep with his feet turned towards the Kaaba.
"Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
Most fervently his sorrowing father prays in the Kaaba for his recovery, but all in vain, and they return home.
"Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers" by W. A. Clouston
A Muslim on the path of Love beside a Kafir trod, And one forgot the Kaaba, one the Temple of his God.
"Hindustani Lyrics" by Various
All the idols in the world except the Kaaba tumbled to earth.
"The Necessity of Atheism" by Dr. D.M. Brooks
The Kaaba or 'Cube' is a large stone building and the black stone is let into one of its walls.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
Here is the old temple of the Arabs the Kaaba which was converted by Mohammed into a mosque.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
No unbeliever is permitted to enter the sacred enclosure, much less to pollute the Holy Kaaba by his presence.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
I am a stone, and so is the Kaaba; what can it do for me?
"Mystics and Saints of Islam" by Claud Field
These imparted a sanctity above any other charms to the Kaaba in which the stone and the fountain were to be visited.
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
The Kaaba has been so often ruined and restored that no trace of a remote antiquity remains.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
But who can say if this be his Kaaba, this his pine-mosque?
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
Have I journeyed to his holy city, and kissed the sacred Kaaba for nought?
"The Circassian Chief" by W.H.G. Kingston
By the holy Kaaba, we gave dozens of them a speedier death yesterday.
"The Red Year" by Louis Tracy
Leave, then, thy Kaabas and rather seek a heart.
"The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam" by Omar Khayyam
Contains the Kaaba, said to be built by Abraham and Ishmael with help from Angel Gabriel.
"A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia" by J. G. Bartholomew
Muslim pilgrims walk around the Kaaba in the Grand Mosque in Mecca during the annual Hajj .
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba as pray inside the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012.
Circling of Kaaba brings to close perhaps largest-ever pilgrimage to Mecca.
Muslim pilgrims walk around the Kaaba in the Grand Mosque in Mecca during the annual Hajj.
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray inside the Grand Mosque on Oct 23 in Mecca , Saudi Arabia.
Muslim pilgrims gather around the Kaaba (Black Stone) in Mecca .
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray inside the Grand Mosque on Oct 23 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Muslim pilgrims reach to touch the golden doors of the Kaaba as they perform the walk around the Kaaba (Tawaf) at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca early morning.
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba as pray inside and outside the Grand mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Monday, Oct 22, 2012.