In Islam, the Prophet's Mosque is second in rank with regard to merit and status in Allah's sight. The same applies to the reward for the worshipers and those heading there. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, "Do not undertake a journey, but to one of the three Mosques: the Sacred Mosque, this Mosque of mine, and Al-Aqsa Mosque." It has been narrated that performing Prayers in the Prophet's Mosque is of great merit and reward. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, "A Prayer in this Mosque of mine is a thousand times more excellent than a Prayer in any other mosque except the Sacred Mosque (in Mecca)."
Supplications upon Entering the Mosque
No specific supplication has been reported to be said upon entering the Prophet's Mosque. One should say what is ordinarily said upon entering in any other mosque. One should enter first by his right leg and supplicate saying, "I seek refuge with the Mighty Allah. I seek protection in His Generous Countenance and His Everlasting Authority against the cursed Devil. In the Name of Allah. O Allah! Bless Muhammad and his family. O Allah! Forgive my sins, and open the gates of Your mercy to me."
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