WikiShia:Featured Article/2016/25

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Adhān (Arabic:أذان) is a set of phrases recited to announce the time of prayer. Adhan includes fundamental Islamic teachings such as Monotheism, the Prophethood of Prophet Muhammad (s), and an invitation to salvation by means of prayer. The practice of reciting Adhan began in the first two years after Hijra, following the redirection of Qibla from al-Masjid al-'Aqsa to the Ka'ba. According to Imamiyya sources, the holy Prophet (s) received Adhan by means of divine revelation. Read more...