Shaykh Yasir Qadhi divulges details on the topics of Adhan and Iqamah.
The status of Adhan and Iqamah is Fard kifayah.
The Sunnah of the Adhan and the Qiyamah:
- Wudu is not a prerequisite for Adhan.
- The Adhan is not said before the prayer time.
- The Adhan is said in a slow speed and Iqamah is said in fast speed.
- Adhan should be given in standing position and in a high place.
- It is preferable to put your forefingers in your ears when giving Adhan.
- It is needed to face the Qiblah.
- During Adhan of Fajr, add the phrase – As Salatu Khayrun Min an Nawm.
- It is encouraged that the Adhan and Iqamah be said by the same person.
The words of the Adhan are shared also by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi and the story of the Adhan is a very interesting one and deserves a listen.