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What Do You Know about the Adhan?

So, what do you know about the sound heard five times a day around the world; how was it introduced into Islam and who was the first to suggest the call?

The Adhan is the sound heard five times a day around the world summoning Muslims to prayer where in unison they, facing the Ka`bah, stand between the hands of God, professing their love to Him and worshipping Him.

So, what do you know about that call; what does it calling Muslims to, and what does the word itself mean?

How was it introduced into Islam? Who was the first to suggest the call to prayer? How did it develop throughout history?

Who is the first muezzin (caller to prayer) in Islamic history? Where was the first Adhan given?

Learn about all this here…


By Hanif Kruger

BIO for Hanif Kruger

Hanif is the manager at the Assistive Technology Centre of the South African National Council for the Blind with more than 30 years of experience in the assistive technology and IT fields. Hanif’s passion is assistive technology and advocating for key issues affecting people with disabilities and more specifically the blind and vision impaired. He shares his love for Assistive Technologies through sharing information through his work and via social media and relevant events in order to spread the knowledge and awareness around new technologies and the challenges relating to AT for PWDs. A strong believer in the rights of persons with disabilities and the philosophy of “nothing about us without us”, he regularly push for the affordability and accessability of AT and matching the correct assistive technology solutions with a person in order for them to reach their full capacity. Hanif enjoys a good Netflix and Apple TV+ binge but can also be found walking both his guide dogs looking for cookies .

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