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Azan on the occasion of accepting Islam

Nasihah (Advice): The virtue of honouring the elderly

Sayyiduna Abu Musa al-Ash’ari (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Part of honouring Allah is to honour the elderly, the Hafiz of the Qur’an who is modest in his recitation and preserves it and a just ruler” (Abu Dawood, Hadith #: 4843)

Q. Assalaam-U-Alaikum Wa- rahmatulahi-wa-barakaatu! I wud lyk 2 no, apart 4rm d persn havn 2 take a ghusl bath an reciting d shahadah, does d adhaan also hav 2 b givn 2 d persn or is it not compulsory wen embracing islam?

(Query published as received)

A. The Azaan is neither prescribed nor compulsory on the occasion of a person accepting Islam.

And Allah Knows Best

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

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