Hadith

Virtues of the Prayer Hall (Sutra of the Musalla)

Virtues of the Prayer Hall (Sutra of the Musalla) Volume 1, Book 9, Number 472: Narrated Ibn ‘Abbas: Once I came riding a she-ass when I had just attained the age of puberty. Allah’s Apostle was offering the prayer at Mina with no wall in front of him and I passed in front of some of the row. There I ... Read More »

Times of the Prayers

Times of the Prayers Volume 1, Book 10, Number 500: Narrated Ibn Shihab: Once’Umar bin ‘Abdul ‘Aziz delayed the prayer and ‘Urwa bin Az-Zubair went to him and said, “Once in ‘Iraq, Al-MughTra bin Shu’ba delayed his prayers and Abi Mas’ud Al-Ansari went to him and said, ‘O Mughira! What is this? Don’t you know that once Gabriel came and ... Read More »

Call to Prayers (Adhaan)

Call to Prayers (Adhaan) Volume 1, Book 11, Number 577: Narrated Anas: The people mentioned the fire and the bell (they suggested those as signals to indicate the starting of prayers), and by that they mentioned the Jews and the Christians. Then Bilal was ordered to pronounce Adhan for the prayer by saying its wordings twice, and for the Iqama ... Read More »

Characteristics of Prayer

Characteristics of Prayer Volume 1, Book 12, Number 699: Narrated Anas bin Malik Al-Ansari: Allah’s Apostle rode a horse and fell down and the right side of his body was injured. On that day he prayed one of the prayers sitting and we also prayed behind him sitting. When the Prophet finished the prayer with Taslim, he said, “The Imam ... Read More »

The Two Festivals (Eids)

The Two Festivals (Eids) Volume 2, Book 15, Number 69: Narrated ‘Abdullah bin Umar: Umar bought a silk cloak from the market, took it to Allah’s Apostle and said, “O Allah’s Apostle! Take it and adorn yourself with it during the ‘Id and when the delegations visit you.” Allah’s Apostle (p.b.u.h) replied, “This dress is for those who have no ... Read More »