the adhan refers to the call to prayer. The Adhan is called five times a day at the times of each five times prayers {salat}.

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Iftar when you hear Adhans at different times

I live in an area where there are multiple masjids in the vicinity. Azan can be heard from all the masjids. But the Adhans are called at different times. The last one I hear is almost after the ...
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How to respond when you hear multiple Azans(call to prayer)?

Asalamualaikum, I think many of you may have come across this issue. Generally when we hear the Azan , we do the following: Repeat what the Mu'aththin says, except for when he says: "حَيَّ عَلَى ...
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How many adhans are there for Friday prayer?

I've heard brother's say that there's two, and yet other mosques only have the one. I've also noticed, there's mosques where they have two, everyone performs the Sunnah prayer at the same time. Is ...
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Saying adhan in new born ear

In few days, i will become father and i was wondering on how to say adhan the right way? As new baby has very delicate ear, so do one whisper in ear, or say out loud but from distance? Should it be in ...
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Why does Shia say اشهد ان علیا ولی الله in Adhan (call to prayer)?

Did this practice exist during Prophet's time? Or does this count as an example of unlawful innovation in Islam?
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Why is the azan sung, if music is haram?

I have long heard that music is prohibited in islam (haram). If it is so, then why is azan (call to prayer) sung ? I have looked at these questions but haven't found an answer : Is Singing allowed? ...
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Can Azaan be given in a language other than Arabic

In India most of the people/Muslims speak Hindi, Bangla, Madrasi, Gujrati and a very few people know Arabic, however, the Azaan given is only in Arabic. Therefore, many people, especially non-Muslims, ...
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Is it permissible to do Salat in a non-Muslim's house?

I currently work as a private tutor for a middle-school girl. She and her family are non-Muslims. My tutoring job starts at 4.30 PM and ends at 6.30 PM. I come to their house to tutor the girl. Adhan ...
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Is it permitted to make wudu during adhan?

It is happening most of the times for maghrib prayer. When I'm making wudu for prayer, the adhan was made. At this time, how I should respond to adhan? Is it permitted to make wudu during adhan? (...
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Closing ears while making adhan(call to prayer)

Is it necessary to close the ears with fingers while making adhan(call to prayer)? I have one more question on this topic. What about turning the head right and left when saying hayyaa alas salah ...
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Is it necessary to make ablution before saying Adhan(call to prayer)?

How clean should a Muslim be before making an Adhan(call to prayer)? Is it mandatory to make ablution?
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Making mistake in Adhaan

A month ago, I was invited to give Adhaan (Call to prayer) in Fajr in a mosque. Since I had done this only in a small mosque, I was a little nervous, but still did it. A few minutes after finishing, I ...
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Answering the Azan while in washroom?

It happens many times that when I'm in washroom, I hear Azan. I want to know if I should answer the Azan while dealing with disposal needs in a washroom as we do under normal conditions? As turning ...
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Is Azan allowed to be recited for any social purpose?

In my village, Azan is recited to help people wake up for Sahri in the time of Ramadan. Is such a practice allowed? Generally speaking, is it allowed to use Azan PUBLICLY for as a signal? Note that I ...
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What should I say when I hear the Aazan?

As the question says: What should I say when I hear the Aazan (Adhaan)?