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Importance of Friday prayer

Importance of Friday prayer

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Friday is holy day of week in Islam. It has great importance for Muslims. Muslims observe congregation prayer in mosque on Friday which is also called Salat ul Jumah. In mosque there is special sermon from Imam of mosque before collective prayer. It is also observed as day of peace and mercy. We can call Friday as a celebration day because Muslim celebration is also incomplete without worship of Allah. Friday is called “King of all days” as it is superior than all other days of week.


Importance of Friday in Hadith

  1. Imam Bukhari and Muslim reported Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) had said,
  1. Narrated Abdullah bin Umar Allah’s messenger (P.B.U.H) said:




  1. Narrated Abu Said Al-Khudri Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) said:



  1. Narrated Salman-Al-Farsi The Prophet of Allah (P.B.U.H) said:




  1. Reported by Imam Muslim, Abo-Dawod, Al-Nesaii, and Al-Termithi Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H) had said:




  1. Abu Huraira reported that the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) said:

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  1. Hazrat Adam Peace be upon him was created on Friday by Allah Almighty.
  2. Hazrat Adam Peace be upon him was sent to paradise on Friday
  3. Hazrat Adam Peace be upon him was entered in this Earth on Friday.
  4. Hazrat Adam Peace be upon him was also died on Jummah (Friday)
  5. Friday is day of acceptance of prayers. This is a special day on which you can ask for your forgiveness and ask for anything you want from Allah.
  6. According to Islam the Day of Judgment will be on Friday.



Friday prayer is obligatory and all Muslims have consensus on this. It is one of distinctive feature of Islam. It provides Muslims to gather together, which is a symbol of unity and harmony. It has a wide range of social and community benefits in it. One must be very careful about Friday prayer because missing Friday prayer is a great sin.

By the support of the Qur’an, the Sunnah and the consensus of the Muslims, it is clear that Friday prayer is obligatory and of great importance. It is one of the distinctive features of Islam. A person who does not have faith in the obligatory status of the Friday and abandons it due to negligence without a genuine reason, becomes a sinner. The Qur’án says:


In this verse remembrance means the Friday Sermon and the congregational service, and hastening implies that one should make necessary preparations for it and attend the mosque promptly. This unusual stress throws light on the unique importance of the Friday Prayer.



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Etiquettes of Handling Quran

Etiquettes of Handling Quran

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Quran is book with incomparable Excellency. So one must handle Quran with care and following ettiquettes.


Memorizing Quran

It is obligatory for each Muslim to memorize at least single verse from Quran. It is highly recommended to mrmorize at least one surah from Quran for every Muslim. It is also obligatory for a locality to have at least one Hafiz (a person who memorized whole Quran) whole Quran. This is speciality of Quran that it is the only book with is only not copied from pages to pages but it is also transferred from heart to heart. Even there are blind persons who learnt whole Quran by heart.

To forget Quran after memorizing it, is sin.

Read Quran Directly

It is recommended to recite Quran by looking on it. Even if one have memorized Quran he or she should read it by seeing on Quran. This makes reader more close to Quran and reader gets more rewards by looking, touching and handling Quran.

Place Quran on Clean and Pure places

Quran must be read in clean and pure places. It is not allowed to read Quran at dirty or impure places. Quran must be kept on cleaner and higher places in home. It is recommended to wrap Quran with piece of cloth to protect it from impurity.


Respect Quran

One should not put his/her back towards Quran. It also discourged to direct legs towards Quran. It is also not allowed to site higher than the place (in room) where Quran is placed.

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Reflect Quran

If a person is reading Quran and the verses are about punishment so reader should have feeling repentenace and if the verses are about rewards and blessings from Allah so reader should read it with joy.


Arranging Quran in Books

If   you have different books to arrange. Quran must be Kept above all books. If you have multiple copies of Quran. Place the Quran with out translation above follwed by Quran with translation. All Hadith books must be kept below the Quran (translated or untranlated copy) preferably in sequence Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Musli, Sunan Abi Dawood, At Tirmidhi, An nasai and Ibn Majah.

Author: Learn Quran Academy Staff

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Using Mobile Phones

Learn Quran Academy’s Blog: Using Mobile Phones

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Mobile technology has revolutionized the world. There is a lot of advancement in field of communication through cell phones. At the same time few problems are raised which must be addressed in terms of Islam to make best use of mobile phones.

Etiquettes of calling


  1.  We must say Salam to our brothers and sisters when we start
    conversation. Saying Salam creates harmony and it is a prayer of peace for people on both ends.
  2. We must assure that we are calling on the right time and person on other other end of phone is not being disturbed by our call. We can just ask receiver of call if he or she is free and got some time for conversation. It is better to ask for convenient time from person to who we want to call.
  3. We must avoid long and idle conversations on mobile phones. We can make our saved time more precious if we devote this time to learn Quran and other Islamic activities.
  4. We should switch off or mute our mobile phones in mosques, schools and hospitals so that we may not disturb others.
  5. Speak politely and gently on phone. We must follow simple Islamic rule of speaking that is speaking exact and correct.
  6. If some one is not able to take your call, do not try again and again. It is better to leave voice or text message.

Etiquettes of texting

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  1. While texting we should start with Islamic greetings.
  2. We should not disturb disturb people by sending text message at inappropiate time that i-e during work, rest and salah time.
  3. We should avoid forwarding irrespective messages which may cause disturbance to others.
  4. Sending Islamic messages is good practice but we should be very careful about authenticity of Quran verses, Hadiths and Islamic Quotes.
  5. While sitting in a group of people or family we should pay attention to them instead of texting a person at some other place.
  6. It is also unethical to engage in your cell phone while someone is talking to you.


Author: Learn Quran Staff