"One of the most beautiful sounds in the world is the Muslim call to prayer," Freeman said as he sat down with an imam at a mosque.
Freeman asked the imam what the origin of the azan is and how the muezzin (the one who calls the prayer) is chosen. "Meeting Muslims face to face, I've learned that Islam aims for people to live in peace," Freeman said in the episode.
Prophet (S): "The one who takes Prayer lightly is not of me. No! By Allah (Swt)! Such a person will not reach the Pond of al-Kawthar". Imam Khomeini says "worship performed without an attentive heart is devoid of value. That which brings about attentiveness of the heart consists of two matters.The first of these lies in possessing unoccupied time and an unoccupied heart, and the second lies in making one’s heart understand the importance of worship.
"O vicious world! Do not try to snare me.., I am beyond your temptations and pitfalls ... " (Nahjul Balagha, letter 45). Imam Ali a.s. also presents powerful ideas for success in life’s journey (letter 31). Let us build our lives on the solid foundation of a worldview taught by the Holy Quran and Ahlulbayt. Has the time not come to join hands and, together, join the journey to Paradise?