Women calling the Aadhaan



Is it legislated for the woman to call the Aadhaan (call to prayer)?

A- It is not legislated, rather upon her is to call the iqaamah, this is due to the voice of the woman being a fitnah and Allaah The Mighty and Majestic says: ((.then do not be softly spoken lest it causes allure in whose heart there is a sickness.)) (Soorah Al-Ahzaab: 32) and those who say it is legislated are Ash-Shawkaanee and Muhammad Siddeeq Hasan Khan, and they both said: "the foundation is the generality of the legislation" but that which is correct is that it is not legislated for the woman.
Shaykh Muqbil bin Haadee
Ghaaratul ashritah, 'alaa ahlil jahl was-safsatah, volume 2, page 488
Translated by Aboo Haatim Muhammad Farooq

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