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Questions tagged [dhikr]

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

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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 it is 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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Quality or Quantity?

I used to do Dhikr of Allah (SWT) after each hour 100 times (33times subhanallah , 33 times alhamdulillah, 33 times allahu Akbar) in very fast manner, but than I decided to do dhikr 33 times after ...
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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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Is it permissible to say no more than these zikrs in Ruku and Sijda, or are they only supplementary zikrs that should come with other main ones?

The following are zikrs that have been narrated in different sources as ones Prophet Muhammad -p.b.u.h- would recite in his daily prayers. (Needless to say, the wording in different sources may ...
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Is it permissible to say Alhamdulellah after having sex?

I've been thinking about this question for some time now: Is it permissible to say Alhamdulellah after having sex? If someone could please answer and provide reference it would be greatly appreciated....
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What are some extra (mustahab) zikrs to use in different parts of an obligatory prayer?

I've been wondering how one can lengthen their prayer -in order to remain more in praying condition- by using extra zikrs in ruku', sijdah, tashahhud, salaam and so on? I've heard that any prayer in ...
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Do we have to say 'Allahu Akbar' loudly in every rakat of every salat?

Do we have to say 'Allahu Akbar' loudly in every rakat of every salat (prayer)? Or is it necessary in some specific salat or rakat?
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Can I make dhikr in English?

I make Dhikr (Subhanallahi, al adheem, wa bihamdihi) 112 times morning and evening everyday. I am a non-native speaker who does not understand Arabic. I do understand what the above dhikr means, "...
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What is the meaning of 'Ina-nilahi-wa-ina-rajiun'?

In the Bangladeshi community when one hears of some tragedy they recite 'Ina-nilahi-wa-ina-rajiun' (I'm not sure that I've transcribed that correctly.) Where does this phrase come from, and what does ...