Azan: Islamic Call for Prayer

Here is the sound of Azan: Islamic Call for Prayer. It is announced 5 times a day before prayer.

Allohu Akbar (4x) : Allah the Greatest
Asyhadu al laa ilaaha illallooh (2x): I testify there is no God but Allah
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What is Islam?

Islam means submission to Allah (God). It is the same root with Salam (SLM) which means peace.
Islam is not invented by Muhammad PBUH. In fact, Muhammad is just one of the prophets of Allah. The last prophet of all.

Prophets such as Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, etc all taught Islam religion. Maybe we do not aware of this, but many of them say that they bring “PEACE” (Islam) to the world.

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Islam and the Ten Commandments of God

Islam is one of 3 Abrahamic faith beside Judaism and Christianity. Many of the teachings such as worshipping only one God (Monotheism) similar to other religion such as Judaism and Christianity.

 

The teachings of pig as a forbidden food and circumcision as an obligation for men also found in Judaism and Islam though the teachings are not applied in Christianity.

 

If we take a look at  Ten Commandments of God quoted in Exodus 10, the are many commandments that not applied anymore in Christianity but reapplied in Islam.

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5 Principles of Islam

Sahih Bukhari Volumn 001, Book 002, Hadith Number 044.

Narated By Talha bin ‘Ubaidullah : A man from Najd with unkempt hair came to Allah’s Apostle and we heard his loud voice but could not understand what he was saying, till he came near and then we came to know that he was asking about Islam. Allah’s Apostle said, “You have to offer prayers perfectly five times in a day and night (24 hours).” The man asked, “Is there any more (praying)?” Allah’s Apostle replied, “No, but if you want to offer the Nawafil prayers (you can).” Allah’s Apostle further said to him: “You have to observe fasts during Continue reading

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