Narated By Anas : The people mentioned the fire and the bell (they suggested those as signals to indicate the starting of prayers), and by that they mentioned the Jews and the Christians. Then Bilal was ordered to pronounce Adhan for the prayer by saying its wordings twice, and for the Iqama (the call for … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 577
Narated By Ibn 'Umar : When the Muslims arrived at Medina, they used to assemble for the prayer, and used to guess the time for it. During those days, the practice of Adhan for the prayers had not been introduced yet. Once they discussed this problem regarding the call for prayer. Some people suggested the … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 578
Narated By Anas : Bilal was ordered to repeat the wording of the Adhan for prayers twice, and to pronounce the wording of the Iqamas once except "Qad-qamat-is-Salat".
Narated By Anas bin Malik : When the number of Muslims increased they discussed the question as to how to know the time for the prayer by some familiar means. Some suggested that a fire be lit (at the time of the prayer) and others put forward the proposal to ring the bell. Bilal was … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 580
Narated By Abu Qilaba : Anas said, "Bilal was ordered to pronounce the wording of Adhan twice and of Iqama once only." The sub narrator Isma'li said, "I mentioned that to Aiyub and he added (to that), "Except Iqama (i.e. Qad-Qamatis-Salat which should be said twice)."
Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, "When the Adhan is pronounced Satan takes to his heels and passes wind with noise during his flight in order not to hear the Adhan. When the Adhan is completed he comes back and again takes to his heels when the Iqama is pronounced and after its … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 582
Narated By 'Abdul Rahman : Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri told my father, "I see you liking sheep and the wilderness. So whenever you are with your sheep or in the wilderness and you want to pronounce Adhan for the prayer raise your voice in doing so, for whoever hears the Adhan, whether a human being, a … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 583
Narated By Humaid : Anas bin Malik said, "Whenever the Prophet went out with us to fight (in Allah's cause) against any nation, he never allowed us to attack till morning and he would wait and see: if he heard Adhan he would postpone the attack and if he did not hear Adhan he would … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 584
Narated By Abu Said Al-Khudri : Allah's Apostle said, "Whenever you hear the Adhan, say what the Mu'adhdhin is saying.
Narated By 'Isa bin Talha : That he had heard Muawiya repeating the words of Adhan up to "Wa ash-hadu Anna Muhammadan Rasulul-lah (and I testify that Muhammad is Allah's Apostle.)"
Narated By Yahya as above (586) and added : "Some of my companions told me that Hisham had said, "When the Mu'adhdhin said, "Haiya alas-sala(t) (come for the prayer)." Muawiya said, "La hawla wala quwata illa billah (There is neither might nor any power except with Allah)" and added, "We heard your Prophet saying the … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 587
Narated By Jabir bin 'Abdullah : Allah's Apostle said, "Whoever after listening to the Adhan says, 'Allahumma Rabba hadhihi-d-da' watit-tammati was-salatil qa'imati, ati Muhammadan al-wasilata wal-fadilata, wab' athhu maqaman mahmudan-il-ladhi wa' adtahu (O Allah! Lord of this perfect call (of not ascribing partners to You) and of the regular prayer which is going to be … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 588
Narated By Abu Huraira : Allah's Apostle said, "If the people knew the reward for pronouncing the Adhan and for standing in the first row (in congregational prayers) and found no other way to get that except by drawing lots they would draw lots, and if they knew the reward of the Zuhr prayer (in … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 589
Narated By 'Abdullah bin Al-Harith : Once on a rainy muddy day, Ibn 'Abbas delivered a sermon in our presence and when the Mu'adhdhin pronounced the Adhan and said, "Haiya ala-s-sala(t) (come for the prayer)" Ibn 'Abbas ordered him to say 'Pray at your homes.' The people began to look at each other (surprisingly). Ibn … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 11, Hadith Number 590
Narated By Salim bin Abdullah : My father said that Allah s Apostle said, "Bilal pronounces 'Adhan at night, so keep on eating and drinking (Suhur) till Ibn Um Maktum pronounces Adhan." Salim added, "He was a blind man who would not pronounce the Adhan unless he was told that the day had dawned."