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Through the greatest works of Tafsir al-Azhar, Hamka preached to the Nusantara’s (archipelago’s) people to stick to Islam and shariah law. This qualitative study aims to analyze the da’wah methods contained in the Tafsir al-Azhar through the fiqh ibadah discourse. The writer applied research on methods of da’wah aiming for da’wah thinking in interpreting the verses related to fiqh ibadah which is the fundamental claim to every Muslim. This study applies the deductive method in order to get the facts of fiqh ibadah in Tafsir al-Azhar and the descriptive method to describe forms of da’wah and focused on fiqh ibadah. Each fact has been analyzed based on the use of language, dalil, the composition and objective of Hamka’s interpretation in fiqh ibadah discourse. The findings indicate that the style of Hamka’s da’wah compatible with Islam and convenient approach to facilitate the understanding of archipelago’s people. The elements of Hamka’s da’wah interpretation such as advice, persuasive and wise judgment are the special features that enhance the interpretation of fiqh ibadah in Tafsir al-Azhar. His method of da’wah is a valuable legacy for local commentators in empowering da’wah through interpretations or writings.