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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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Who and when did this bid'ah for the first time in adhan?

In Sunni Islam adhan (اذان) is as follows: اَللهُ اَکبَر (4 times) اَشهَدُ اَن لا اِلَهَ اِلَّا الله (2 times) اَشهَدُ اَنَّ مُحَمَّد رَسُولُ الله (2 times) حَیِّ عَلَی الصَّلاة (2 times) حَیِّ عَلَی ...
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Azaan from multiple mosques in the same vicinity

I live in a Muslim-dominated locality. Some of my friends who are Hindu also live in the same area. There are close to 4 to 5 mosques in the vicinity not too far from each other and they call for ...
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Elevation of prayer of individual to congregation

In hanabali fiqh, its a famous opinion that when an individual is praying alone and people join him, his prayer is elevated to status of congregation. My question, Is the prayer of an individual ...
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What does the muezzin call from a minaret outside of prayer time?

I am currently in Indonesia/Java and the muezzin/minaret/mosque calls go on for much longer than what I've experienced before. I've been to a couple of Muslim countries and they've done the calls 5 ...
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If the Mu'adhdhin makes a mistake while calling the adhan, does he have to start over from the beginning?

If the Mu'adhdhin makes a mistake while calling the adhan,and someone subhanallah him, does he have to start over from the beginning? And, can you inform me on what school did you get your fiqh from ...
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Listening to recorded adhan and multitasking

Can we play recordings of adhan on mobile phones while doing activities like studying, working or sleeping?
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What is the difference between Athan and Iqamah?

Athan is the call to prayer. Informing people that the beginning of the specific time (dhuhr or asr for example) has begun. I am not sure what Iqamah is because I heard calling from the mosque 20 ...
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Is the salah valid if prayed at end of time while next athan is calling?

Today I prayed dhuhr at the end of it's time (approximately 3 minutes before the call to prayer of asr salah). Halfway through praying dhuhr salah, I heard the call to prayer of asr. I continued to ...
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Reciting the adhan

Salam, me and my mate were out playing football and we went to read Maghrib in the car park (we did a jamaat). As I was about to do the iqamah he was saying that an adhan had to be performed for the ...
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Superstition about the adhan

If a person say or think of something negative and suddenly the adhan starts to give, does it mean that what he said or thought will become true??
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What do I do if I'm in the restroom and the Azaan starts?

I want to know if I'm in the restroom and the azaan starts, like usual do I respond to the azaan to just hear it?
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Is using loudspeaker &microphone for giving azan is allowed in islam?

Is using loudspeaker +microphone for giving azan is allowed in islam?Is there any proof of it given in quran that microphone and loudspeakers can't be used in azan???
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is saying (innaka la tukhliful mi’ad) in the dua after Adhaan is innovation?

This dua is to be recited after adhaan Allahumma rabba hadhihi-d-da’awati-t-tammati wa-s-Salati-l-qa’imati, ati Muhammadan il-wasilata wa-l-fadilata (wa-d-darajata-r-rafi’ati) wa-b‘ath-hu maqamam ...
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Timing of prayer

Asalaamu Alaykum, so I wanted to ask if I’m praying Salah at home and I’m following a timetable and say the beginning time of Asr starts at 2:00pm and the adhan in the mosque is at 2:20, should I wait ...
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Is my salah valid if I don't give adhan and Iqamah?

Just want to know is iqama and adhan obligatory ?
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What should be time of prayer

Assalamualaikum everyone, My question is very basic and i need some clarity. I have an application in my phone which sounds out Allah O Akbar when it's time for a certain salat. But that is mostly a ...
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When calling to prayer on a rainy day where we add: "Pray in your homes"?

We may read in the sahih sunnah the following narration: Once on a very cold and stormy night, Ibn 'Umar pronounced the Adhan for the prayer and then said, "Pray in your homes." He (Ibn 'Umar) ...
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Can a person give iqama while the adhan is being given?

The scenario is this, The adhan is calling out and in between the adhan (while still calling), someone gives iqama is the prayer valid or invalid (this was the adhan for maghrib). The context is ...
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There were no clocks 1400 years ago, why do we care so much about exact timings of Adhan and prayer, etc time today?

This has been bugging for like a lot lately. back in the day, I mean 14 centuries ago, there were no clocks, etc, people would simply look at the sky and if they felt it was morning or noon or what ...
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What's the ruling on delaying Fajr azan?

In my country, which follows the Hanafi madhab, they give the Azan around an hour after fajr actually comes, not only that, but then they give the iqama around half an hour after the azan. Note they ...
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What's the ruling on eating after Fajr (when fasting) because the Azan was late?

In my country, the Fajr Azan is around an hour after Fajr comes except in Ramadan. While I was fasting in Shawwal and I forgot that they give the Azan late, I (most likely) drank at Fajr time because ...
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Is it right or wrong to give answer to "Azaan" while in washroom?

Today this happened to me that i was in washroom and there is a call from prayer and i don't have any knowledge about what to do now.. Is it right if i give answer to Azaan in washroom? Thanks for any ...
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What to do when I am in washroom and " Azaan" time happened?

If i go to washroom after the "Sehri" and i get late in washroom and the Azaan time happened and i haven't pray the "Sehri" Dua then what can i do? Can I pray Dua after coming out from washroom or ...
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Adhan and timings of prayer

I live in a place where i could barely listen to the adhan. So, i chose an alternative app for my prayer timings. I completely follow my mobile adhan like mosque. Also, I have verified the timing as ...
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Is performing Adhan in a natural voice preferred over reciting it in a melodious voice?

In the question below: How are Adhan and Iqama recited in the Ibadi madhhab? One of the answers has the statement: "Note that the adhan and iqamah are most correct if they are performed in ...
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How are Adhan and Iqama recited in the Ibadi madhhab?

Assalamu Alaikum, I was researching the way different madhhabs perform adhan and iqama, but I couldn't find reliable information regarding the Ibadi madhhab's adhan and iqama... The only thing I ...
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Why did the prophet (P.B.U.H) never recite the adhaan? [duplicate]

As allah loves azaan recitation he love those people who recites azaan but our prophet(P.B.U.H) never recite azaan in his whole life why is it so ?? they do everything which allah likes or allah loves ...
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can a person who is talking about religious issues and preaching go on talking while adhan is being called?

what a person mentions while preaching is,or rather,should be explanation of Quran,such talk can be continued
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Ahadith reports of the Prophet Muhammad() giving the Adhan or Iqamah himself

I would like to know all the ahadith where it is reported that Prophet had himself given the Adhan or Iqamah. I did find some here
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The Adhan for Fajr is almost to the end of time, but dawn is half an hour before

Prayer timetable says that dawn is at 3:53am, and the sun rises at 5:45am. The Adhan for Fajr is very close to 5:45, something like 20minutes before. My question is, if I am going to fast(Dhul Hijja) ...
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Changes in the azan

In sunni sources, was the phrase "Hayya ala khayril amal" used in azan before? I understand that this phrase is used in the azan for shiaas, I wanted to understand if this phrase was used in the ...
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Did Masjid e Nabawi had two Muezzins during the Prophet's lifetime simultaneously?

There are two Hadiths that I recently came across: 'A'ishah reported: Ibn Umm Maktum was the mu'adhdhin of the Messenger of Allah (May peace be upon him) and he was blind. Sunan Abi Dawud 535 and ...
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According to Sunni belief, would 'Ali is the Wali' statement added to adhan and ikamah invalidate the salah?

The closest masjid to my residence is Shia. I have been going there for convenience even though I was raised as a Hanafi Sunni. Overall, as the congregational salah is not that much different than ...
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Do I need to respond to an azan I hear even after I have prayed the Fard Salaat?

A few questions popped into my mind regarding the Azan How to respond to multiple azans that are being recited simultaneously? How to respond to multiple azans that are being recited one after the ...
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Do we have to answer Adhan on a personal clock like we're supposed to respond the real Adhan?

These days Muslims living in Western countries hear Adhan on special Adhan clocks at home 5 times a day. Is it permitted in Islam to set Adhan in a clock and listen to it? And also my real question is ...
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What's after the adhaan in this video of it from Al Aqsa masjid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbmcjErkTUM The link is of the adhaan from Masjid Al Aqsa and ends at 4:03 but at 4:12 other words are said - what are these and these aren't part of the adhaan are ...
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Is using a microphone speaker system an innovation for Adhaan?

These types of arguments come up when discussing the Mawlid with a Muslim who believes it is not an innovation. However, likewise we use taps and showers for wudhu and ghusl but 1400 years ago they ...
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Is there an Islamic basis to turning off your car radio during adhan?

My friend in Istanbul turned his car radio off during adhan (the call to prayer), explaining it was to show respect. I'm wondering if this is just a personal preference, of this is a requirement in ...
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Azan in loudspeakers [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is allowed to recite Azan in loudspeakers. As some people who doesn't have faith in Islam say they get disturbed with Azan while they are asleep. Many non believers say they ...
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*Allah* is greatest, *God* is greatest [duplicate]

I am reading the Shi'a version of the Adhan on wikipedia (I don't speak arabic). Arabic الله أكبر Transliteration Allāhu akbar, Allāhu akbar Translation Allah is greatest, God is greatest. In ...
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Can the imam give the Iqama?

I know the possibility of the Imam giving Adha, but can he give the Iqama as well as lead the prayer? I asked him for the reason, he said, what if the people behind can't even say Iqama? Then he can ...
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After eating until 1/4 of the fajr adhan had passed, is the fast valid? [duplicate]

I have a doubt concerning the validity of my fast. I woke up late today and started eating dates and drinking water since it's permissible to eat till one hears the adhan of fajr salah. However, I ...
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When should I break the fast for iftar when I can hear multiple adhans at different times?

I live in an area where there are multiple masjids in the vicinity. Adhan 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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Is using a loudspeaker in a mosque mandatory?

I live in Indonesia where 90% of our population is Muslim. Every mosque in my locality uses high volume loudspeakers during every prayer. All of the mosques make a loud prayer sound, and it seems like ...
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How to give adhan in newborn baby's ear?

In few days, I will become a father and I was wondering how to say adhan in the right way? As new baby has a very delicate ear, so does one whisper, or say it out loud but from a distance? Should it ...
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Why do we say azan in the ear of a newborn?

I am having baby in few months and I want to know the truth behind saying azan in the ear of a new born. Please provide references from Quran and Hadith.
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Is it sunnah to make athan outside of the mosque?

I made athan the other day, inside the mosque in front of the microphone because that is how I usually do it. But this time I went to a local mosque closer to me, which I never went before. When I ...
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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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