Tag Archives: Adhan

A Glorious Call to Prayer

by Maha Samir ProductiveMuslim.com We may hear this call 5 times a day, but have you ever genuinely listened to the adhan? Have you ever felt it as a call from Allah, The Mighty and Majestic, addressed to you specially as a Muslim? Indeed it is calling us to the noblest of worship, our salah, which brings barakah into our lives. This article will examine how the adhan holds wisdom and many keys to productivity that we may have overlooked. Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar (Allah is Greater/Greatest) In His Call, Allah is telling you that He (Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala) is Greater than your work, your problems, and whatever else you’re preoccupied with. It Read more ...

The Manners of Welcoming the New-Born Child in Islam

The Manners of Welcoming the New-Born Child in Islam by Abu Rumaysah Children are a source of delight and an adornment for the world granted by Allah to their parents, they give vigour to the hearts, joy to the souls, pleasure to the eyes. They are the fruit from whom good is to be hoped for when they frequently supplicate: "Our Lord! Bestow on them your Mercy as they did bring me up when I was small." and they are the ones in every nation upon whom hope for the future lies, and they are the youth of tomorrow upon whose shoulders the call to Islam is carried. Indeed Islam has indeed elevated the status of children and has laid down manners for their treatment Read more ...

Reply to the Adhan (The Call to Prayers)

Reply to the Adhan (The Call to Prayers) Narrated by Abu Said Al-Khudri: "Allah's Apostle said, "Whenever you hear the Adhan, say what the Mu'adhdhin is saying."" (Sahih Bukhari, Book #011, Hadith #0585) Narrated by 'Isa bin Talha: that he had heard Muawiya repeating the words of Adhan up to "Wa ash-hadu Anna Muhammadan Rasulul-lah (and I testify that Muhammad is Allah's Apostle.)" (Sahih Bukhari, Book #011, Hadith #0586) Narrated by Yahya as above and added: "Some of my companions told me that Hisham had said, "When the Mu'adhdhin said, "Haiya alas-sala(t) (come for the prayer)." Muawiya said, "La hawla wala quwata illa billah (There is neither Read more ...

Hazrat Bilaal (RA) – The Muazzin

Hadhrat Bilaal's (RA) Two Special Services Who is there who may be unaware of Hadhrat Bilaal's (RA) intense love for and losing himself into the Apostle's contemplation. Prior to Islam and during the incipience of Islam, his life passed in slavery, amid extreme woes, afflictions and troubles. After manumission, (release from slavery) he remained in the company of the Holy Prophet (SAW) during residence and in journeys, and used to be his muazzin (one who gives call for prayers) and treasurer. After the Holy Prophet Muhammad's (SAW) demise he dedicated his entire life to the execution of a prophetic statement. Of the former two services the one of Read more ...

History of Adhan (Call to Prayers)

In Makkah, the number of muslims were small. They could make Jama’ah without any call. When Prophet Muhammad (SAW) arrived in Madinah, the number of Muslims started to increase. Prophet Muhammad (SAW) built Masjid Al-Nabawi to offer Salaah regularly. By the second year of Hijrah, the number of Muslims had increased. The people announced in a loud voice. “As-salat ul-jamiah (the Salaah for jama’ah is ready).” Those who heard this call came to join the Salaah. Muslims felt the need to find a way to inform people to come to the Salaah. Prophet Muhammad (SAW) asked his Sahabah for their advice. Some Sahabah suggested that the muslims, like the jews, Read more ...

Adhan : An Amazing Discovery

An incredible medium for the proclamation of Tawheed of the Almighty Allah and risalat of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu alayhi wassallam, the sound of which constantly echoes around the globe.  Amazing though it sounds, it is an established fact. Have a look at a map of Indonesia (an Islamic country) right on the eastern side of the earth’s central land mass. Indonesia consists of numerous small islands, the principle ones amongst them being Java, Sumatra, Borneo and Celebes, all of which are well known. It is the largest Islamic country in the world, with 180 millions inhabitants. The number of non-Muslims here is negligible. As soon as dawn breaks Read more ...