Pay Attention to the call…

wanting to write for such a long time but couldn’t quite get myself to do so… anyway I thought to re-blog this post to get things started one way or the other… may Allah help me to always keep it going ameen… read on and let me know what you think!!

The Seekers Path

I was listening to a lecture about the special Ibaadah of Friday and one of the etiquettes was to listen to the Azan (the call to prayer) with concentration and to make dua after it. The scholar said that the logic behind this is that the Azan is a most blessed time. In fact this is the first step of the Salah. It is like Allah is calling you to pay attention to your reality. Because in our routine life we are so busy with our tasks that we forget that it is Allah who is enabling us to do things; and it is for Allah, that we are working; and it is Allah from whom we expect our reward. Thus Azan is the time when we are reminded of all these facts. But if during that time you keep talking or doing other things then how can you…

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