Sunnats and Aadaab of Azaan and Iqaamat

December, 2014

  • 29 December

    Virtues of the Muazzin – Part 1

    Azaan is among the salient features of the Deen of Islam. Islam has afforded great honour to all those who call out the azaan, inviting people towards salaah. On the Day of Qiyaamah, people will admire those who used to call out the azaan in the world on account of their …

January, 2015

  • 5 January

    Virtues of the Muazzin – Part 2

    1. There are great rewards in store in the Hereafter for those who call out the azaan. عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال لو يعلم الناس ما في النداء والصف الأول ثم لم يجدوا إلا أن يستهموا عليه لاستهموا (صحيح البخاري، الرقم: …

  • 20 January

    Virtues of the Muazzin – Part 3

    1. Forgiveness has been declared for the muazzin. Similarly, glad tidings have been given regarding the muazzin that he is blessed with the reward of all those who performed salaah due to responding to his call. عن البراء بن عازب رضي الله عنه أن نبي الله صلى الله عليه وسلم …

  • 26 January

    Virtues of the Muazzin – Part 4

    1. Freedom from the fire of Jahannum is promised for the one who calls out the azaan for seven years. عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال من أذن سبع سنين محتسبا كتبت له براءة من النار (سنن الترمذي، الرقم: 206) Hazrat Ibnu Abbaas …

  • 28 January

    Virtues of the Muazzin – Part 5

    1. It was the desire of the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu anhum) to call out the azaan and they desired that their children also call out the azaan. Below are some of the Ahaadith which illustrate the eagerness of the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu anhum) to call out the azaan: The eagerness of Hazrat …

February, 2015

  • 3 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Azaan and Iqaamah – Part 1

    The Qualities of a Muazzin 1. The muazzin should be a male. عن ابن عمر رضي الله عنهما قال ليس على النساء أذان ولا إقامة (السنن الكبرى للبيهقي، الرقم: 1996) It is reported that Hazrat Ibnu Umar (radhiyallahu anhuma) said, “Calling out the azaan and iqaamah is not the responsibility …

  • 9 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Azaan and Iqaamah – Part 2

    Sunnah Method of Calling Out the Azaan 1. Ensure that your intention for calling out the azaan is solely to please Allah Ta’ala. عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال من أذن سبع سنين محتسبا كتبت له براءة من النار (سنن الترمذي، الرقم: 206) …

  • 17 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Azaan and Iqaamah – Part 3

    1. Call out the azaan in the state of wudhu. عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال لا يؤذن إلا متوضئ (سنن الترمذي، الرقم: 200) Hazrat Abu Hurairah (radhiyallahu anhu) reports that Hazrat Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said, “The one calling out the azaan should …

  • 23 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Azaan and Iqaamah – Part 4

    1. Insert the index fingers into the ears or cover both ears entirely with all the fingers. عن عبد الرحمن بن سعد بن عمار بن سعد مؤذن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال حدثني أبي عن أبيه عن جده أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أمر بلالا أن …

  • 28 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Azaan and Iqaamah – Part 5

    1. The dua that is made after the azaan and between the azaan and iqaamah is accepted. عن أنس بن مالك رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم الدعاء لا يرد بين الأذان والإقامة (سنن الترمذي، الرقم: 212) Hazrat Anas (radhiyallahu anhu) reports that Hazrat Rasulullah …

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