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Azaan The call for Prayer

Azaan

 Adhan (Azaan) (أَذَان) is the Islamic call to prayer, recited by the muezzin. The root of the word is ʼḏn "to permit", and another derivative of this word is uḏun, meaning "ear."

Adhan is called out by the muezzin from a minaret of a mosque five times a day summoning Muslims for fard (mandatory) salah (prayers). There is a second call known as iqama that summons Muslims to line up for the beginning of the prayers.



الله اكبر
الله اكبر

الله اكبر
الله اكبر

اشهد ان لا اله الا الله
اشهد ان لا اله الا الله

اشهد ان محمدا رسول الله
اشهد ان محمدا رسول الله

حي على الصلاة
حي على الصلاة

حي على الفلاح
حي على الفلاح

الله اكبر
الله اكبر

لا اله الا الله



English Translation of Adhan:

Allah is Great
Allah is Great

Allah is Great
Allah is Great

I bear witness that there is no god except the One God (Allah)
I bear witness that there is no god except the One God (Allah)

I bear witness that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah
I bear witness that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah

Hurry to the prayer (Rise up for prayer)
Hurry to the prayer (Rise up for prayer)

Hurry to success (Rise up for Salvation)
Hurry to success (Rise up for Salvation)

Allah is Great
Allah is Great

There is no god except the One God (Allah)

Azaan at Masjid Al Haram



Azaan by Sheikh Mishary 




The following dua is optionally read by Muslims after the adhan is recited:

O God! Lord of this complete call and prayers of ours, by the blessing of it (Allahumma rabba hadhi-hid dawa-tit-tamma wa-salatil qae-ma) اللهم رب هذه الدعوة التامة والصلاة القائمة

Give to Muhammad his eternal rights of intercession (Ati muhammadanil wasilata wal fadeela) آت محمداً الوسيلة و الفضيلة

And raise him to the rank you have promised him (Wab ath-hu maqamam-mahmuda-nil ladhi wa at-ta) وابعثه مقاماً محموداً الذي وعدته
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