Last year my family and I went to Saudi Arabia to do the Umrah. Before we do Umrah at Makkah, we have visited Madinah. I said to my family that I want to visit and see the well of Beer-e-Shifa. Because many people on social media talked about this well.
So we decided to go there, and we reached at there in the afternoon then, I finally saw the well. The well is located in ‘Alya‘, Saudi Arabia. I still remembered a visit to Madinah so, I want to share my experience.
Actually, Aab-e-Shifa means (healing or to heal) and the well is situated at eighty kilometers away. The well is a real miracle of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم). Public from all over the world visit the well and drink its water. People of Madinah said that the water of this well was very bitter and salty. Read more: Attack on Holy Kaaba in 1979 & The Seizure of City Makkah
People who visited this place, they said the place is very fascinating as it revives the story that we heard. According to visitors they said the well water is such a blessing for all. Mostly the people who came for performing hajj or Umrah must visited this place. Madinah reminds of almost of Jannah on earth. What a beautiful Place and what a sweetness in the air. Read more: The Power & Abilities of Jinn & their effect on the Human Being
Story of Aab-e-Shifa
1). Main purpose of this well
The well was initially dug as a means to provide water to the villagers, and also to the Muslims who used to travel through the village on their way to Makkah. But the water in the well was bitter. All those who drank from that well, man or animal, fell ill. So they stopped using this water. Read more: 16 Places where Dua is accepted during Umrah and Hajj
2). Water has turned Healthy and sweet
The people of Madinah told our Holy Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) the water of this well is poisonous don’t drink it. So, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) spat in the well and since then the water has turned sweet. Some people said it has healing properties. Then the people of Madinah called it Aab-e-Shifa. The well is still present after passage of 1400 years. Read more: The First Revelation of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)
3). This well has Shifa to the drinker
It is believed that the water from this well grants has a particular Barakah and gives Shifa to the drinkers. This well water cure for all kind of diseases. The well is very deep, approximately 15-20 meters deep. Since people drink and get rid of illness then, people used to store the water. Read more: After 25 years, Imam of Masjid-e-Nabwi moved back to Prophet’s Mihrab to offer 5 times prayers
4). How people store the well water?
There is a motor attached in the well which is used to draw the water from the well. The tanks outside the well which are used to store draw water from the well. And there is a man who sell the tank water and earn. People thrown the empty bottles into the well. So, the well is full of plastic inside. Read more: 6 Amazing Facts About Quba Mosque in Madinah
Benefits of this well water
There are many benefits of this well water. This water is used for Shifa, the well water has a healing properties. Thousands of Muslims in Madinah drink this water and it still have the same healing power. The well has a lot of benefits for a human being. Such as:
1). Good source of fluids
This water has claimed to be the purest form of water and it is free from all types of germs and bacteria. You can drink it easily with boiling or do not need to filter this water. It is good source of fluids. This water is full of blessing and sacred from Allah SWT. Read more: The Brief overview of our Beloved Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)
2). Acts as a natural enhancer for metabolism
It contains high levels of calcium and magnesium which decreases fatigue. The well water has also reportedly enhanced the body’s metabolism. It is a natural phenomenon for people who face some sort of diseases. Read more: Daughters of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)
3). Blood circulation
Blood circulation can be disrupted due to deposits of fat in the blood vessels due to unhealthy habits. Blockage of blood vessels can be fatal to the body because it can cause death. The well water helps a human being for blood circulation. Read more: 5 Attempts to Steal the Body of Prophet (P.B.U.H) from Madinah
4). Good for your Health
The well water is definitely good for your health and keeps you active. The well water could also be your source of calcium. Plus, it is important for humans to have healthy levels of calcium. The well water is Shifa for the drinker. Read more: Black Stone (Hajr-eAswad) is being protected by 24 Guards, but why ?
5). Treating various diseases
The well water is very effective in treating various disease, it is a symptom of abnormalities in the body and can cause ongoing discomfort and pain. The well water therapy is good for every pain and disease. Read more: Daughters of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)
What Hadith says about this?
However we cannot encounter any Hadith which says that Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) blessed the well of Madinah with his Mubarak saliva. But, this is also a fact that many people have experienced cure from the water of this well. So, I think there is no harm in trying and have the experience at your own.