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dhikr الذكر or dhikr of Allah ذكر الله literally means remembrance of Allah and may refer to praising Allah.

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How to make Shaitaan leave me alone and not attack me all the time?

I have heard that shaitan was afraid of Umar Ibn-e-Khattab (May Allah be pleased with him). Since after Ramadan, Shaitan is not leaving me alone. He is constantly attacking me by means of doubts in my ...
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What are the authentic supplications (A'dyiah) and rememberances (Adhkar) at Fajr, A'sr and Maghrib?

Which ahadith and references from the scholars could be provided to answer this question? (I will post an answer to this question) Continuation of "the authentic, standard supplications (A'dyiah)...
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What to say during times of distress, difficulty or calamity?

Which authentic Ahadith exist to act upon if somebody faces trouble, tough times, grief, et cetera, in his or her life? (I will post a comprehensive answer to this question) "... and there ...
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Is this form of dhikr/duaa correct?

Salam, I’m not too sure what this would come under so I’ve assumed and put dhikr. It’s the duaa that you read after Maghrib and Fajr. ‘Allahumma Ajirnee Minannarr’ As a kid I was taught to read it 7 ...
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What are the authentic, standard supplications (A'dyiah) and rememberances (Adhkar) after the Prayer?

Which ahadith and references from the scholars could be provided to answer this question? Continuation of "the authentic supplications (A'dyiah) during the Tashahhud."
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Reading zikr after salah

Salam, I read a post on Instagram saying that if you read the zikr (subhanallah, alhamdulillah, allahuakbar) 10 times for each phrase after each salah it’s an easy way to gain reward. Another post I ...
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What are the authentic supplications (A'dyiah) during the Tashahhud?

Which ahadith and references from the scholars could be provided to answer this question?
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Is this narration also authentic for the morning?

I know that there are narrations to recite أَعُوْذُ بِكَلِمَاتِ اللهِ التَّامَّاتِ مِنْ شَرِّ مَا خَلَقَ (A'udhu bikalimatil-lahit-tam-mati min sharri ma khalaq) once or three times. But I have found ...
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Are these narrations of Ibn as-Sunni authentic? (Last part)

Following the suggestion from @Medi1Saif regarding this post. Hereinafter, these adhkar (in parts) are taken from the book of Imam An-Nawawi, which have no mention of any commentary or authentication. ...
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Are these narrations of Ibn as-Sunni authentic? (Part 2)

Edit: The narration, which is contained in the red box, has been answered by @UmH in the comments. Following the suggestion from @Medi1Saif regarding this post. Hereinafter, these adhkar (in parts) ...
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Are these narrations of Ibn as-Sunni authentic? (Part 1)

Following the suggestion from @Medi1Saif regarding this post. Following adhkar (in parts) from the book of Imam An-Nawawi, which have no commentaries or authentications and throughout my research on ...
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Is it ok (or bida') to recite these two dhikr in daily basis?

These following hadiths are part of morning and evening adhkar. And it is prescribed to recite these in such a manner that the way the prophet (s.a.w) commanded us to recite. But I've came across ...
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Are these narrations of Ibn as-Sunni authentic?

I have searched everywhere on the internet and I can not find any information about these following narrations that I will show. They are from the book "Kitab al-Adhkar" from Imam An-Nawawi, ...
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Can someone recommend any Dhikr to remove sins?

Aoa Can anyone please provide me some dhikrs that can get me hasanah any dhikr or any dhikr that can erase sins..MAJOR OR MINOR are there any hadiths?..Jazak Allah
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Will this dua actually give me 1 million good deeds?

Aoa! I heard that if you say this dua " La Ilaha Ilal Lah Wahdahu La Sharikalah Lahul Mulk Wala Hul Hamd Yuh Yi Waiyumeet Bihadihil khair Wahu Wa Ala Kull I Shayin Kader" before entering ...
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Is there any such a dhikr?

ASALAMUALAKUM. I have a question...i heard that there is this dhikr or dua that if you say it then Allah will wipe out your major sins called " Astagfirulah al adheem al lazi la ilaha ila huwal ...
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Dhikr for which Allah forgives sins in the day and night, hasan or gharib (commentary)?

There are two ahadith regarding the Dhikr: "Allahumma Asbahna Nush-hiduka Wa Nush-hidu Hamalata Arshika..." to say it once and four times. I want to know specifically for the hadith ...
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Mispronunciation in Dhikr and Kufr

I was doing Dhikr and I was saying Allahu Akbar and I put more emphasis on the L’s in in Allahu and not the A. I didn’t think anything of it until I saw someone ask a question about mispronunciation ...
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Are these two scenarios considered to be Rukyaah or Bid'aa?

Can anybody blow or rub singled out limbs of his body after reciting certain surahs in a singled out time? i.e. can anybody after reciting surah Ar-Rahman blow into his eyes with a belief that it will ...
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Can i recite all of these variations together (one after another) after every Fard salah?

Subhan’Allah, Alhamdullilah, Allahu’Akbar -Various ways are authentically reported :- a) ‘Subhaanallaah’, ‘al-hamdu lillaah’, and ‘Allaahu Akbar’- thirty three times each after every Prayer. [al-...
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Is there a zikr that can erase major sins

I have committed major sins in the past but now want to achive forgiveness please tell me is there any zikr that can help me from erasing major sins? I will also do tauba
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How many duas in azkar

Are we supposed to read all the duas Of morning and evening azkar or choose some of the duas I wanted to know about. Jazakallahu khair how many duas should I try to recite?
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Al wabil al sayyib

Is there a English pdf version of Al wabil al sayyib الوابل الصيب? If there is can you give me the link of the book. Thank you . The book by ibn qayyim
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what dhikrs can i do in free time?

If this question seems silly i apologise but i don't have anyone to teach me really. What dhikrs can I do in free time? Is like la illah ila allah x100 or more allowed? astagfirullah x100 or more etc ...
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Benefits of reciting Allah's Names?

I have read on many websites that if one recites a specific name of Allah then he will receive certain benefits, eg, saying Ar Rahman a certain number of times will "remove the defect of ...
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Is it okay to say Alhamdulillah for bad things?

A couple got divorce and I said Alhamdulillah for that.I don't even know why I did that but I am really sorry for saying this. But the couple had a lots of trouble in their marriage. But still I am ...
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What is it like to mention Allah aloud after praying inside the mosque? (zikr o llah)

Today I’m with some of my friends which belongs to very Islamic cultural background, while talking about sharia one of my friend tell us that to recite wazaif ( tasbihat) is not good. I’m surprised ...
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Doing good and bad deeds simultaneously(same time). Are they both accepted?

Salaam aleikum. If someone does simultaneously (or at the same time) a good and a bad deed. Example: One individual simultaneously listens to quran, makes dhikr, la ilaha ilallah, Astagfirullah, ...
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Dhikr isn't giving me dramatic improvement in all spheres of life. Why not?

I have tried many kind of dhikrs with the exception of reading Quran in Arabic because I don't know the language. I have said thousands of times estagfirullah, la ilahe ilallah etc. Sometimes I feel ...
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Is this bid'ah? Is this allowed [duplicate]

Selam alejkum. One individual wants to make every single day 1000 dhikrs with the thought that it is practical and will be helpful to him in the afterlife and this world. For this reason every single ...
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Doing dhikr in these manner?

Sometimes I use corn grains or beans as a tool to count dhikr. I know for example:there are 100 corn grains or beans and everytime I say 1 estagfirullah, or 1 la ilahe ilallah i pass 1 corn grain or 1 ...
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Reading athkar in bed?

It is permissible to read athkar in bed. I usually finish fajr prayer, close the lights, go to bed, and read both the 'morning athkar' and 'sleep athkar' from my Athkar App on my iphone. Is this ok ...
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Are we rewarded for dhikr in the mind only without uttering a single word?

Are we rewarded for dhikr in the mind of the type of saying 1000 times estagfirullah, la ilahe ilallah, Alhamdulilah, ja mukal libel kulubi thebit kalbi ala dinik in the mind only without uttering a ...
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Adhkar question

AOA I just want to ask the following please: Is reciting "Ya Hayyu Ya Qayyumu be rahmatika astaghis", "La haula wala quwatta Illah billah", "HAsbunallahu wa nayma mal wakeel", "La illaha Illa anta ...
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Which azkar are mustahab and which are farz

Which adhkar are mustahab and which are fard. I would like to know that which adhkar are fard and which are mustahab. Please if you could elaborate the answer.
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Is this thing bid'ah or is it perfectly normal and good?

If you make it a habit that after every salat you repeat for 4 minutes estagfirullah after fajr; 4 minutes la ilahe ilallah after zuhr; 4 minutes el hamdulilah after asr; 4 minutes ja mukal-libel-...
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Can we Glorify and praise Allah like we do in dhikr in prostration (sujood) while praying

Is it allowed to :- To say Alhamdulillah or La hawla wa La Quwaata illa biLlah or any rememberance and glorification of Allah in sujood while praying.
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What is the evidence for performing takbeer after the recitation of the surahs from a-Doha until an-Nas?

In my answer on Making Dua in middle of salah? I've tried to explain what I do mean to interact with the Qur'an this for example means for example: to say subhan Allah سبحان الله (to praise Allah) ...
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Prophet / Revered Person in the Quran that says thanks to Allah for protection

Another question but slightly different than the one here Is there any case (narration) in the Quran of a Revered (Real) Person / Prophet who essentially is thanking Allah SWT ( or Alhamdulillah) for ...
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What is Ism-e-Azam?

I heard to perform Ism-e-Azam in several places. I heard that it has a significance but don't know how or what? So, What is Ism-e-Azam? What it's significance and why?
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Dhikr only by the name of ALLAH

Asalamo Alaikum I heard that Dhikr by pronouncing only the name of "Allah" is not permissible. So is it permissible?
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After Prayer, what shall I do (listening to lecture or doing al-dhikr (Zikir)?

In my country, especially after Shubuh prayer, on my mosque, always give a lecture first, and I ask my father about this matter. He said that the al dhikr is the first thing after doing prayer, is ...
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Is loud dhikr in group allowed?

I understand that there are arguments that loud dhikr is not part of the sunnah (because there are no explicit ahadith speaking about that). Question: Is loud dhikr in group allowed? There might ...
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Is it sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to do zikr in a loud voice?

I have seen in mosque people saying "ALLAH HU" together in a loud voice. I want to ask that Is it sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to do zikr in a loud voice ?
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How is tazqiya al qalb related to talqiyya al siir?

Salam alaykum. I understand that the qalb is purified to reflect and that talqiyya al siir is a stage after that but how exactly is the process? I read somewhere it's the remembrance of ALLAH ...
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What does the attribute of Allah "shafiul mudhnibin" mean?

I was advised by an honourable person to chant the following: Ya Allahu, Ya Rahmanu, Ya Rahim, Ya Rahmatallil Alamin, Ya Shafiul Mudhnibin. But I want to verify its meaning first. First four phrases ...
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Why do Muslims say Subhan Allah, Alhamdulillah and Allahu Akbar for 33 times after daily prayers?

Muslims say Subhan Allah, Alhamdulillah and Allahu Akbar for 33 times after each daily prayer (salat). What do these words mean and what is the reason for saying them? Also, why exactly 33 times ?
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Dhikr/Zikir in islam?

Va As-salamu alaykum brothers I am here because I am very confused about Dhikr/Zikir in Islam. Today I was at a friend and I saw a video that he watched. It was a few of our brothers that was doing ...
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Zikr ( wazaif ) afer 5 Salat

Can anyone please let me know the Zikr and amal after 5 Salah from Sahih Hadith. I would be happy if you kindly break it down by prayer times, like Fajr, Zuhr, Asar, Magrib and Isha.
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Is it permissible to read silently in prayer?

Will salah/salat/prayer be accepted if all the Dhikr is made in heart (not even silently). Example is when you are making Tashshahud and just remember the Dhikr (Attahiyaathu...) in your heart. Not ...
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