Tag Archives: Zaid

The Quran : Allah will assuredly guard it (from corruption)

Recording  and Preservation of the Quran The very first word revealed to Muhammad (pbuh) was 'iqra' meaning read or recite (Surah Al 'Alaq 96:1). Thus it is not surprising that as soon as a verse was revealed, prophet Muhammad (pbuh) would memorize it so that he could recite it to others, and the very next Surah that was revealed was Surah Al Qalam 68 Ayah (1-2), which emphasised the use of pen, thus not only that the revealed verses were memorized, they were also put in writing. "Nun. By the Pen and by the (Record) which (men) write." (Surah Al Qalam 68:1) "Thou art not by the grace of thy Lord mad or possessed." (Surah Al Qalam 68:2) Among the 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 ...