10 Unbelievable Facts about ZamZam Water every Muslim should know

How it was founded: Hajar’s son Ismail (Alayhis Salaam) was found hungry and thirsty in the desert and so was crying. The food that Ibrahim (Alayhis Salaam) had left for her son was finished. Since Hajar couldn’t see the pain her child was going through, she started to run back and forth on two valleys to look for food. After the 7th round was completed, she was surprised to see how water was continuously flowing from under Ismail (Alayhis Salaam)’s feet. She never knew what Allah was saving for her and had she known there would millions and millions of people walking the same path she had walked in; she would never have shed tears.

Names: Some names commonly heard of the ZamZam would be Maimoona, Shabbaa’a and Murwiya.

Energy: Although ZamZam is just clear water, the benefits of drinking it are endless! As told by the German scientist Dr. Knut Pfeiffer, the energy in human cells increases rapidly after drinking ZamZam.

Clean and Healthy: ZamZam has been flowing continuously since the past 4000 years and after much research done, it is found that there are NO chemicals or impurities found in ZamZam. It’s always clean and healthy!

Pure: Evian along with several other mineral water companies that state to be pure have around 357mg whereas ZamZam contains 366 mg of bicarbonates and is said to be the cleanest and purest water in the whole world!

The power of Healing: ZamZam is full of calcium and magnesium salts and natural fluids that can heal the most dangerous diseases, in this world.

Its origin: The rock on which Mecca is formed on has closed pores and scientists have stated how reservoirs of fresh water flowing continuously can only be done on rocks that have open pores. See the miracle? This shows the holy value of this land that used to be a desert but now is an immensely important place where millions of people come each day to perform their holy duties.

The actual science: Where all this water had come from remained a secret which no one ever knew until scientists started to dig up tunnels in Makkah were found cracks and ruptures in the rocks that went straight in both the directions from which the water would be flowing out. The Islamic Sunnah says how this is because of the strength that Jibrae’el Alayhis Salam blew the earth with as Ismail Alayhis Salam started to drink. The well or tunnel that has been dug isn’t that deep. In fact, it is just 30 meters out of which most of it is full of rocks. Below is the crack where this holy water is flowing from that is beneficial to each living thing, in this world.

Drink it for any purpose: Drinking ZamZam for a specific intention or purpose fulfills it. It could be anything from healing an ill person or getting rid of scarcity or being patient and less hyper, ZamZam can drink for everything and anything at all. Drink it with a pure intention until the purpose is achieved or not.

Fasting by ZamZam: Fasting by ZamZam is a religious routine for the Muslims that date back to the time of Holy Prophet (peace be upon him). The benefit of going on a ZamZam fast include high hemoglobin levels, high energy levels, detox the body and leaves it healthy and nourished.