Adhan (part 2 of 2): The Call to Prayer
- To identify the additional phrase said in the adhan of Fajr.
- To learn what is the iqamah.
- To learn two different ways the iqamah is made.
- To learn the etiquette of calling the adhan.
- To know the regulations of adhan for women.
- To learn how to respond to the adhan.
- To learn the supplication after the adhan.
- To learn the ruling of leaving the mosque after the adhan is called and before the salah.
- Adhan – an Islamic way of calling Muslims to the five obligatory prayers.
- Iqamah – This word refers to the second call to prayer that is given immediately before the prayer begins.
- Salah – the Arabic word to denote a direct connection between the believer and Allah. More specifically, in Islam it refers to the formal five daily prayers and is the most important form of worship.
- Hadith – (plural – ahadith) is a piece of information or a story. In Islam it is a narrative record of the sayings and actions of Prophet Muhammad and his companions.
- Qiblah – The direction one faces during the formal prayers.
- Kabah – The cube-shaped structure located in the city of Mecca. It serves as a focal point towards which all Muslims face when praying.
- Du’a – supplication, prayer, asking Allah for something.
- Fajr – the morning prayer.
- Muezzin – The one who calls the Adhan.
- Dhikr – (plural: adhkar) remembrance of Allah.