Say Ashhadu ala ilaha illallah (أشهد أن لا إله إلا الله) two times. This means “I testify that there is no god but Allah.” Pronounce it “ash-hadu ala i-laa-ha ill-all-ah”. Repeat Ash hadu anna Muhammadar rasoolullah(أشهد أن محمد رسول الله) two times. This means “I testify that Muhammad is the Messenger of God”.
This is what is said in the adhan ; the first phrase is said four times and the rest twice. Ashhadu an la ilaha illa Allah – I bear witness that there is no god except the One God. Assalatu khairum-minan-naum – Prayer is better than sleep (This part is only recited for morning prayers.)
The purpose of the Azan is to invite Muslims for obligatory (farz) prayers , the salat (or what is also called namaz in north India). Shia scholars, however, do not subscribe to Sunni arguments.
|Transliteration of the Arabic text||Translation|
|Lā ʾilāha ʾillā Llāh||There is no god but Allah.|
The five daily calls to prayer are called: Fajr (dawn), Dhurh (mid-day), ‘Asr (afternoon), Maghrib (sunset), ‘Isha (night). There are several different schools of thought, and therefore several different formulas used to determine when the adhan is actually called (the angle of the sun at specific times).
Responding to Azan on the part of the hearer is Wajeb (binding). One who listens to the words of Azan should respond to it. Firstly, one should reply to the words what the Muazzin speaks out. Secondly, one should respond to Azan by taking part in prayers.
There is thus a long period of time within which this prayer can be offered, but people usually make their prayer within two hours after the Azan has been announced from Mosque.
The main purpose behind the multiple loud pronouncements of adhan in every mosque is to make available to everyone an easily intelligible summary of Islamic belief. In modern times, loudspeakers have been installed on minarets for this purpose.
Dogs howl during the Azaan because according to one of the ahadith, meaning of which is somewhat like: <<<when the sound of Azaan falls on Satan’s ears, he runs frantically, while breaking wind, far away from the sound of Azaan >>> and it’s kinda believed that dogs can see the devil/ satan, so they bark/howl when they
Allah is usually thought to mean “the god” (al-ilah) in Arabic and is probably cognate with rather than derived from the Aramaic Alaha. Arabic-speaking Christians call God Allah , and Gideon bibles, quoting John 3:16 in different languages, assert that Allah sent his son into the world.
Adhan . Muhammad chose Bilal as the first mu’azzin (reciter of the Adhan ).
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According to Sunni Muslims, the period for Maghrib prayer starts just after sunset, following Asr prayer , and ends at the beginning of night, the start of the Isha prayer . As for Shia Muslims, since they allow Maghrib and Isha prayers to be performed one after another, the period for Maghrib prayer extends until dawn.
At the moment of birth , many Muslims speak the words of the Adhan (the call to prayer) in the ear of the baby so that the call to serve Allah is present from the start of the child’s life.
Sunni Muslims pray five times a day, whereas Shia Muslims can combine prayers to pray three times a day. Shia prayers can often be identified by a small tablet of clay, from a holy place (often Karbala), on which they place their forehead while bowing in prayer.
Limitation on calls to prayer by Muslims exist in countries including the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France, the UK, Austria, Norway, and Belgium. Some cities have independently banned or restricted the use of loudspeakers by mosques, including Lagos, Nigeria, and some communities in the US state of Michigan.