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How Did the Adhan Start?

19 May, 2024
Q The adhan is known worldwide as the Islamic call to worship. It is a beautiful way of singing the praises of Allah and bringing Muslims to prayer. But what is the story behind it? How did the adhan become the call to prayer?


In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. 

All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.

In this fatwa:

The adhan actually came from a dream of one of the Companions of the Prophet (peace be upon him).

Sheikh Hasib Noor tells us the story of the adhan in this short video:

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Almighty Allah knows best.

Source: FaithIQ

About Sheikh Hasib Noor
Sheikh Hasib Noor hails from Afghan heritage, grew up in the US, and studied at the College of Islamic Law in the University of Madinah, following undergraduate study in the U.S, with a major in Pre-Med and a minor in Psychology.His journey in seeking traditional knowledge started in the U.S. while in high school and college. He continued to pursue his studies in the City of The Prophet (peace be upon him) under the tutelage of over 50 of the scholars of Madinah.With over 10 years of experience in working with different organizations at the local and national level, he has held positions as a board member of many organizations, masajid and as a khatib. Currently, he is the Founder and Director of the legacy Institute.