Learn Azaan

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Recite the following slowly, in a loud and clear voice:

  1. الله أكبر
    Allaahu Akbar (2x)
    “Allah is the greatest”
  2. الله أكبر
    Allaahu Akbar (2x)
    “Allah is the greatest”
  3. أشهد أن لا إله إلا الله
    Ashhadu allaa illaaaha illallaah (connecting as “il-lal-laah”)
    “I bear witness that there none worthy of worship except God”
  4. أشهد أن لا إله إلا الله
    Ashhadu allaa illaaaha illallaah (connecting as “il-lal-laah”)
    “I bear witness that there none worthy of worship except God”
  5. أشهد أن محمد رسول الله
    Ash Hadu anna Muhamadan rasuulullah
    “I bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of God”
  6. أشهد أن محمد رسول الله
    Ash Hadu anna Muhamadan rasuulullah
    “I bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of God”<
  7. حي على الصلاة
    Hayya’ alas Salaah
    “Come to prayer”
  8. حي على الصلاة
    Hayya’ alas Salaah
    “Come to prayer”
  9. حي على الفلاح
    Hayya’ alal Falaah
    “Come to felicity”
  10. حي على الفلاح
    Hayya’ alal Falaah
    “Come to felicity”
  11. الله أكبر
    Allaahu Akbar(2x)
    “God is the greatest”
  12. لا إله إلا الله
    Laa ilaaha illa-Lah
    “There is none worthy of worship except God”
  13. Say the Du’a after Adhan (below).

Du’a

Allahumma Rabba Hathihi Al-Da’awati Al-Taamma Wal Salati Al-qaa’ima, Aati Sayyedana Muhammadan Al-Wasilata Wal-Fadilata Wal-Darajata Al-‘aleyata Al Rafî‘a, Wa b‘ath-hu Allahumma Maqaman Mahmudan Allathi Wa‘adtahu, Innaka La Tokhlifu Al-Mee’ad.

Extra Information

  • After a sentence is recited, the rest who are praying together (jama’ah) shall answer (recite softly) exactly what the muazzin recited. However, for numbers 7-10 above, the rest shall answer (recite softly)

    La Hawla Wala Kuwata Ila Billah
    “There is no Power or Authority except Allah.”

  • For Fajr prayers there is a special addition. After number 10, the mu’azzin shall add:

    As-Salatu Khayrun-minan Nawm (2x)
    “Prayer is indeed better than sleep.”