Abu Dhabi: A video that circulated on social media platforms shows the reaction of a young American woman hearing the call to prayer (Adhan) for the first time in a mall in Dubai.
The video has been doing the rounds on the internet after Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan posted it on his Twitter account.
The video has been liked by more than 4,000 people and retweeted 1,502 times.
On Sunday, Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan took to Twitter and wrote: “Instinctively, the attention of the American girl in 2014 attracted the sound of the call to prayer (Adhan) for the first time in the Dubai Mall, and with its innocence. expressed his admiration.”
In a video clip, which was shot in 2014, a girl in a striped dress is seen holding a stuffed toy in one hand and looking around in surprise as she listens to the call to prayer from the mall’s speakers .
“That’s good,” he is heard saying to his father who replies, “This is the call to prayer (Adhan). What do you think?”
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“I was in a Muslim country and the bee did not hear the call to prayer even once a month. And when I arrived at the Dubai airport a month after hearing the call to prayer, I went to him like this girl. It is a Muslim country. If there is no call to prayer, it is sadder,” user Aqeel commented.
User ariellaeder said: “This is me on my balcony every time I hear the muezzin call to pray. I’m not a [Muslim] but I like to hear it.”
“The call to prayer is an atmospheric, timeless and comforting sound even for me, a non-Muslim, in this chaotic world we live in,” commented user infamousacademy.