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Turning the face to the right and left when calling out the Azaan and Iqaamah

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Q. Is it necessary for the one calling out the Azaan and Iqaaamah to turn their face to the right and left when saying Hayya Alas Salaah and Hayya Alal Falaah?


A. It is preferable (Mustahab) for the one calling out the Azaan and Iqaamah to turn their face to the right when saying, “Hayya Alas Salaah” and to the left when saying, “Hayya Alal Falaah”. (Shaami 1/387)

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