adhan

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a·dhan

 (ä-thän′)
n.
Variant of azan.

adhan

(ˌaˈðaːn)
n
(Islam) Islam a call to prayer
[changed from Arabic adhān, literally: announcement]
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"In the mornings, there are always two adhaans. One adhaan wakes up the Muslims for Suhoor.
SANAA, May 6 (Saba) - The Ministry of Awqaf and Guidance directed the imams of mosques to standardize the adhaan in all prayers, especially al-Fajr and Maghrib according to the approved calendar of Awqaf and Guidance offices in the governorates, in conjunction with the adhaan of the Great Mosque in Sana'a and the large mosques in the capitals of the provinces.
A letter from the city's environment health officials addressed to the mosque in the Strandfontein area said a complaint had been received about "noise nuisance" every time the adhaan (call to prayer) was delivered through loudspeakers on the roof.
The video works inadvertently omitted from the book included James Bingham's El Evangelista, Romel, a complex portrait of Mexico City shot over a decade; Anusheh Zia's Celestial Adhaan, which layered Islamic calls to prayer with satellite imagery; Clara Aparicio Yoldi's Fragment edMemory, a digital animation of a disappearing library; Susie David's Studies for the Shipwrecked, a poetic search for submerged signs of meaning; and Jade Chorkularb's One Day I Will Stop Crying, a meditation on the Buddhist concept of impermanence, incorporating a refugee's keening lament.
Servers dressed in traditional clothes then came around offering mini sips of laban and glasses of tamarhindi as the adhaan was called.
When you recall the image of women in Ramadan in any house, you will find them cooking in the kitchen until the adhaan (call to prayer) for Maghrib (sunset) while the rest of the family awaits, tired and hungry.
Ali Gomaa, Yemeni Islamic scholar and spiritual educator Habib Ali Zain al-Abidin al-Jifri, and Ahmed Abo El-Azm, assistant advisor to Egypt's Grand Mufti, denouncing what the occupation forces did, saying, "Now it is time for Al-Asr prayer, and Al-Aqsa mosque did not raise the adhaan (Muslim call for prayer)."
"In America an immigrant Muslim can go to the White House, say Salaam to the wife of the Greatest American [Muhammad Ali], call Adhaan [the call to prayer], & pray.
I suspect the intention of the writers and it seems the only aim is to portray even the 'call for prayer' (Adhaan), which lasts for just a few minutes as 'annoyance' or 'disturbance'.
American Adhaan (October 2001): Watch night spilling on the western edge/of invisible, its cool surrender/to the peach-colored clouds (just water/that has lately collapsed/into form).//How violently natural/my petroliferous valley looks/in this faint, blue wash;/the slow, arc'd strokes/of a great egret's wings/deny the crude thickness/of this air.//The shattered world's particulates/fall everywhere around us;/the call to prayer means bowing/and facing them all.
"When a hadith is found to be saheeh, then that is my madhhab." Nawawee says: "Our companions acted according to this in the matter of tathweeb (using other means other than adhaan to call to prayer), the conditions on coming out of ihraam due to illness; and other issues well-known in the books of the madhhab.