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Please tell me is it sunnah to give Adhaan in one ear and give Iqamat in the other ear or we have to give Adhaan in both the ears.

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Please tell me is it sunnah to give Adhaan in one ear and give Iqamat in the other ear or we have to give Adhaan in both the ears. Pls reply with the evidence from Quran and Sunnah. JAZAKALLAH 

 

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Give adhaan or iqamah in ear of new born

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.

 

Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 5086 Narrated by Abu Rafi'

I saw the Messenger of Allah (saws) uttering the call to prayer (Adhan) in the ear of al-Hasan ibn Ali when Fatimah gave birth to him.

 

To the best of our knowledge, there is no authentic narration of the Messenger of Allah (saws) whereby it is indicated that he (saws) would utter the Adhaan in one ear of the new born, and Iqaamah in the other. The Sunnah is to utter ONLY the Adhaan in the ears of the new born, and the wisdom behind it is that the first thing the new born hears when he enters the world is the Message of Tawheed and Islam.

 

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