How do I make the adhan and iqamah? (Hanbali Fiqh)

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Q: How do I make the adhan and iqamah?
A: The Adhan “consists of 15 phrases. The caller slowly recites it while elevated, ritually pure, and facing the qiblah with his index fingers in his ears.”1. Allahu Akbar

2. Allahu Akbar

3. Allahu Akbar

4. Allahu Akbar

5. ash-hadu al-la illaha illa-llah

6. ash-hadu al-la illaha illa-llah

7. ash-hadu anna Muhammadar-rasulul-lah

8. ash-hadu anna Muhammadar-rasulul-lah

9. hayya ‘alas-salah

10. hayya ‘alas-salah

11. hayya ‘alal-falah

12. hayya ‘alal-falah

13. Allahu Akbar

14. Allahu Akbar

15. la illaha illa-llahWith your feet planted you turn to the right when uttering phrases 9 and 10 and to the left when uttering lines 11 and 12.

For the fajr adhan, “as-salaatu khayrum-min an-nawm” is said twice between phrases 12 and 13.The Iqāmah consists of 11 phrases which are said quickly.

1. Allahu Akbar

2. Allahu Akbar

3. ash-hadu al-la illaha illa-llah

4. ash-hadu anna Muhammadar-rasulul-lah

5. hayya ‘alas-salah

6. hayya ‘alal-falah

7. Qad qamatis-salah

8. Qad qamatis-salah

9. Allahu Akbar

10. Allahu Akbar

11. la illaha illa-llah”It is preferred to be deliberate in pronunciation and pause after every phrase.”

Sources: Umdat al-Talib, Hidayat al-Raghib

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