Definitions for caaba

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kaaba, Caaba(noun)

    (Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying

Wiktionary

  1. Caaba(ProperNoun)

    The small and nearly cubical stone building, holiest place of Islam, that all Muslims face when praying.

  2. Origin: كعبة.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caaba(noun)

    the small and nearly cubical stone building, toward which all Mohammedans must pray

  2. Origin: [Ar. ka'bah, lit., a square building, fr. ka'b cube.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Caaba

    kä′a-ba, n. the Moslem Holy of Holies, a square building at Mecca, containing the famous Black Stone built into the south-east corner at a height convenient for being kissed. [Ar.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caaba in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caaba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jalal ud-Din Rumi:

    I tried to find Him on the Christian cross, but He was not there I went to the Temple of the Hindus and to the old pagodas, but I could not find a trace of Him anywhere. I searched on the mountains and in the valleys but neither in the heights nor in the depths was I able to find Him. I went to the Caaba in Mecca, but He was not there either. I questioned the scholars and philosophers but He was beyond their understanding. I then looked into my heart and it was there where He dwelled that I saw Him He was nowhere else to be found.

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