Question: Is the report that Al-Imaam Ibn Al-Qayyim disapproved of traveling on a pilgrimage to the grave of Prophet Ibraaheem (Abraham, peace be upon him) authentic? In which of his books can this statement be found? Is it permissible to travel to the grave of Prophet Ibraaheem? If so, what is the evidence that supports this? Did Ibn Al-Qayyim say that Hellfire is not eternal? In which of his books can this statement be found?
Answer: First: it is impermissible to set out on a journey except for the three Masaajid (mosques): [Al-Masjid Al-Haram (the Sacred Mosque), Al-Masjid Al-Nabawee (the Prophet’s Mosque), and Al-Masjid Al-Aqsaa (in Jerusalem)], as the Prophet (peace be upon him) stated… read more here.