Jannat Ul Baqi Graveyard History and Complete Information

The word Jannat Ul Baqi means Garden of Heavens. Another name of the holy place is Baqi Al Gharqad as Gharqad is the thorny tree’s name that was abundant in Baqi. Read the article for further details.

Jannat Ul Baqi Graveyard History and Complete Information

The graveyard of Jannat Ul Baqi is regarded among the historic Islamic landmarks. Muslims from all around the world visit it during Hajj and Umrah pilgrimage. The place has high respect among them due to the presence of graves of renowned Islamic figures. However, graves of family members of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) are there in large numbers. On the other side, graves of around 10,000 Sahabas are also present.

It is believed that Hazrat As’ad Bin Zararah (Blessings of Allah be Upon Him) was the first person to be buried in the Jannat Ul Baqi cemetery. On the other side, Hazrat Uthman bin Mazoun (Blessings of Allah be Upon Him) was the first Muhajir (Immigrant) who was buried at this place. Below, you can also read the names of different important Islamic personalities buried at Jannat ul Baqi.

Ahl Al Bayt

• Hazrat Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Ali Talib

• Hazrat Ali ibn Husain Zayn al-Abidin

• Hazrat Muhammad al-Baqir

• Hazrat Ja’far al-Sadiq

• Hazrat Al-Abbas ibn Abdul Muttalib

• Bibi Fatima

Wives of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

• Bibi Aisha bint Abu Bakr as-Siddiq

• Bibi Sawda bint Zam’a

• Bibi Hafsa bint Umar ibn al-Khattab

• Bibi Zaynab bint Khuzayma

• Bibi Umm Salama bint Abi Umayya

• Bibi Juwayriyya bint al-Harith

• Bibi Umm Habiba, Ramla bint Abi Sufyan

• Bibi Safiyya bint Huyayy

• Bibi Zaynab bint Jahsh

Daughters of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

• Bibi Umm Kulthum

• Bibi Ruqayya

• Bibi Zaynab

Relatives of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

• Hazrat Aqil ibn Abi Talib

• Hazrat Abdullah ibn Jafar al-Tayyar

• Hazrat Abu Sufyan ibn al-Harith

• Bibi Halima al-Sa’diyya

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