Fatwa: # 41436
Category: Prayer (Salaat)
Country: India
Date: 4th December 2018


What should one do if the Azaan starts whilst he is in salaah?



If I'm offering Salah and that time Azan is given in mosque, should I still repeat Azan by breaking my salah niyah or should I continue my salah? 


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, The Most Merciful.

As-salaamu `alaykum wa-ramatullahi wa-barakatuh.

If one is performing salaah and the azaan is given, he has to continue with his salaah without replying to the azaan.[1]

And Allah Ta`ala Knows Best.

Hussein Muhammad.

Student Darul Iftaa

Arusha, Tanzania

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



شرح مختصر الطحاوي للجصاص (1/ 562)

قال: (من سمع المؤذن، وليس في صلاة قال كما قال المؤذن


النهر الفائق شرح كنز الدقائق (1/ 269)

(و) يفسدها أيضًا (الجواب) بنحو (لا إله إلا الله) من كل كلمة هي ذكر أو قرآن أريد به الجواب كما إذا سمع قول القائل أمع الله آخر أأخبر بخبر رسوله فقال: لا إله إلا الله أو سمع الأذان أو اسمه عليه الصلاة والسلام فأجابه أو صلى أراد به الجواب أو لم يكن له نية

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