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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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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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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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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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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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 ...