Hadhrat Bilaal (Radhiallahu Anhu)

March, 2016

  • 15 March

    Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Seven

    Calling out the Azaan in Shaam Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) once visited Jaabiyah (a place in Shaam) during the period of his Khilaafat. On his arrival, the people approached him and asked him if he would request Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), who was residing in Shaam, to one day call …

  • 5 March

    Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Six

    Leaving Madinah Munawwarah after the Demise of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): There are two views recorded with regards to whether or not Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) remained the mu’azzin of Madinah Munawwarah after the demise of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The First View: The first view is that Hazrat Bilaal …

February, 2016

  • 27 February

    Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Five

    First Mu’azzin in Islam: ‘Allaamah ibnul Atheer (rahimahullah) has mentioned that Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was the first Mu’azzin in Islam. He would call out the azaan for Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) while they were on safar (travelling) and while they were in Madinah Munawwarah. (Usdul Ghaabah 1/237) The Four …

  • 20 February

    Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Four

    Treasurer of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) Haafiz ibnul Hajar ‘Asqalaani (rahimahullah) has mentioned that Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was the treasurer of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). (Isaabah 1/455) Hazrat ‘Abdullah Al-Hawzani (rahimahullah) mentions that he once met Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) in Halab (a city in Shaam). On meeting Hazrat …

  • 13 February

    Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Three

    Appointed as Mu’azzin of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) made Hijrah (migrated) to Madinah Munawwarah, he constructed the musjid. After constructing the musjid, he consulted the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) regarding the method to be adopted to call people for salaah. It was the burning desire within …

  • 6 February

    Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Two

    Du‘aa for the Guidance of Quraish: Hazrat ‘Urwah bin Zubair (rahimahullah) narrates that a woman of the Banu Najjaar clan (radhiyallahu ‘anha) said, “My house was one of the highest houses around the Musjid (i.e. Musjidun Nabawi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). Hadhrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) would call out the azaan of …

January, 2016

  • 30 January

    Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part One

    Name: Bilaal bin Rabaah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Mother’s Name: Hamaamah (Isaabah 1/455) Steadfastness on Islam: Hazrat Bilaal (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had been born from the slaves of the Banu Jumah tribe. When the heat would peak at midday, Umayyah bin Khalaf would take him out of Makkah Mukarramah to the scorching sands of the desert …