What is Iqama in Islam - the Islamic Studies

What is Iqama in Islam?

What is Iqama?

Iqama is the Islamic second call to salah (prayer), which signals that it’s time for the prayer to start. It is delivered five times a day by a Mua’ddin to come and join the mandatory prayers.

How is Iqama is Made?

الله اك بر الله اكبر

“Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar”

Meaning: Allah is the most great, Allah is the most great.

أشهد أن لا اله إلا الله

“Ash-hadu an-la ilaha illa-Allah”

Meaning: I testify that none has the right to be worshipped except Allah.

أشهد أن محمداً رسول الله

“Ash-hadu anna Muhammadan rasool-ullah”

Meaning: I testify that Muhammed is the messenger of Allah.

حَيَّ عَلَى ٱلصَّلَاةِ

“Hayyah ‘alas-salaah”

Meaning: Hurry towards salaah, hurry towards salaah.

حَيَّ عَلَى ٱلْفَلَاحِ

“Hayyah ‘alal-falah”

Meaning: Hurry towards success, hurry towards success.

قد قامت ال ه صلاة (2 times)

“Qad qamatis-salaah, Qad qamatis-salaah”

Meaning: The time of salaah has come, the time of salaah has come.

الله اك بر الله اكبر

“Allahu Akbar”

Meaning: Allah is the most great, Allah is the most great.

لا اله إلا الله

“la ilaha illa-allah”

Meaning: None has the right to be worshiped except Allah

Allah knows the best. May Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala) guide all of us to His Truth and purify of our intentions, and allow us to enter Jannah together. And may Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala) accept all our good deeds and help us in the cause, forgive our mistakes and make us amongst the Muntaqeen & By His Mercy make us all Inhabitants of Jannah. Ameen ya rabbal’alameen.

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