The Time of Adhan - Fajr
The Time of Adhan - Fajr

Book:

The Book of Prayer - كتاب الصلاة.

Chapter:

Adhan and Iqama

Section:Adhan - The Call to Prayer
Topic/Issue:1103 - The Time of Adhan - Fajr --
Agreement:Scholars agreed that the adhan is not called before its time except for Fajr (morning) Salah.
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malik, Imam Shafi'iIt is permissible to make the call for Fajr before its time.The tradition according to which Bilal use to make the call earlier and then Ibn Umm Muktum used to make the another call in morning. They use the method of preference.
Imam Abu Hanifa, Jurists of KufaIt is NOT permissible to make the call for Fajr before its time.The tradition in Sunan Abi Da'ud. They use the method of reconciliation. It may be possible that Bilal did a mistake once by calling adhan before its time.
Others:
OthersIf the Adhan is called before time then another need to be made after Fajr.
Abu Muhammad ibn HazmIf the call is made short while before the timing then it is permitted.
Disagreement
Reasons:
The conflict of traditions. The tradition in Sahih Bukhari and the other one is in Sunan Abi Da'ud.
Evidences :1 - Sahih Bukhari [# 594], 2 - Sunan Abi Dawud [# 532] [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer, Adhan, Iqama
See Also:The description of Adhan
The Hukm(Ruling) of Adhan
The person who makes the call be the same person who pronounces the iqama?
Wages for Adhan
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References:1[pg:117-118]
Last Updated:2010-04-28

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