Since then, radio communication has been used extensively in directing the pilgrimage and addressing the pilgrims. Makkah, officially Makkah al-Mukarramah (Arabic: مكة المكرمة, romanized: Makkat al-Mukarramah, lit. Although the original work is lost, portions of it survive in the recensions of Ibn Hisham (died 833 CE) and Al-Tabari (died 923 CE). Nevertheless, the converts remained small, and Muhammad concentrated on quietly building a small, but spiritually strong, community.. They had eight children, Emmanuel, Ethel, Lottie, Nathaniel, Herbert, Elijah, Jr., Wallace and Akbar. Lonnie remarks, “It’s a precarious state we live in. “The first time that I felt truly spiritual in my life was when I walked into the Muslim temple in Miami. He also asked his cousin Ali to stay behind to settle outstanding financial obligations. He lived with his mother in Mecca for three years until she took him to Yathrib to visit some relatives (uncles from the mother side), and she died on the way back. He loved them all and considered them his family. In 619, the "year of sorrows", both Muhammad's wife Khadijah and his uncle Abu Talib died. Overall, Meccan efforts to annihilate Islam failed and proved to be costly and unsuccessful. There was no worldly reason for him to fly to Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Through it Muhammad realised the plight that black people faced and the Nation was emancipation from that. , Following the pledges at Aqabah, Muhammad encouraged his followers to emigrate to Yathrib. However, he was accepted by Halimah bint Abi Dhuayb, a wetnurse who had found no child to take care of. The sources of this spring are the mountains of Jabal Sa'd and Jabal Kabkāb, which are a few kilometers east of 'Arafah/'Arafat or about 20 km (12 mi) southeast of Makkah. the Quraysh sought to discredit Muhammad theologically after failing to stop him by other means. As much as those demanding full control of Jerusalem today would prefer, there is simply no evidence that Muhammad's physical body ever made the trip. , While living with his uncle, Muhammad began tending flocks on the outskirts of Mecca to earn his living.  though his uncles Hamza and Abbas accepted him. Statistical information department of the ministry of education: Dr Harjinder Singh Dilgeer says that Mecca was not banned to non-Muslim till nineteenth century; destruction of several historical structures and archaeological sites, Destruction of early Islamic heritage sites in Saudi Arabia, "Mecca for the rich: Islam's holiest site 'turning into Vegas, Islamic Pilgrims Bring Cosmopolitan Air to Unlikely City, "Mayor of Makkah Receives Malaysian Consul General", "Prince Khalid Al Faisal appointed as governor of Makkah region", "Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854), MAACAH, MAACAH, MACORABA", "Ape ancestors brought to life by fossil skull of 'Saadanius' primate", "Civil Society Institutions in Pre-Islamic Mecca", "Outline of the History of Ancient Southern Arabia", "Tafsir of Surah al Fil – The Elephant (Surah 105)", "Miscellaneous works: comprising An inquiry into the antiquity of the small-pox, measles, and scarlet fever, now first published; Reports on the diseases in London, a new ed.