Lahore – Many worshipers are reluctant to give the call to prayer and consider it their fault. However, there are thousands of people in the world who are obsessed with raising the voice of Allah Akbar and to fulfill their passion. Farrukh Javed Baig, a well-known Pakistani businessman living in New Jersey for 35 years, is one of the lucky ones who travels around the world with this intention.
They are fortunate enough to have the privilege of giving the azan at the holy places. The largest and most magnificent Grand Mosque of Bahria Town reached Lahore where he was blessed to give a fervent Adhan in the presence of Allama Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan.
In an exclusive interview with Daily Pakistan, Farrukh Javed Baig said that he has traveled to almost every country in the world in connection with his business. May Allah bless me in the first qiblah of Al-Aqsa Mosque. May Allah help me to give the call to prayer.
I have also had the privilege of leading the prayers. I have given the call to prayer in many large and historic mosques in Turkey, while in the largest mosque in New Jersey I am a regular ‘muezzin’ and I try to be in the call to Fajr prayer.
He said that in the light of there is a great virtue of giving azan. The jinn and people, and everything that hear the muezzin’s voice, will give testimony regarding it on the Day of Resurrection. In addition to this, there are numerous that have many virtues of giving azan.
Also, I travel to different holy places. If the intention is clear, Allah (SWT) will make it easy for you. I have given Adhan in different places, I wish that Allah Almighty grant me the happiness of giving Adhan in Bait-ul-Allah and Masjid-e-Nabawi too.