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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Does it make a big difference whether you say Astagfirullah, la ilaha ilallah, Alhamdulilah 40 000 times or 50 thousand times per week?

Does it make a big difference whether you say Astagfirullah, la ilaha ilallah, Alhamdulilah 40 000 times or 50 thousand times per week. I am talking about very big numbers. Will we rewarded for each ...
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Doing good and bad deeds simultaneously(same time). Are they both accepted or it is a must not to sin at that particular moment you do that good deed?

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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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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Why does Islam have so many formulas for asking forgiveness and dhikrs when we know that some are far better than others

Islam has many formulas for seeking forgiveness such as the prayer of Ayyub in the belly of the whale, Astagfirullah, Astagfirullah al ledhi la ilaha ...., Astagfirullah we etubi ilejh. But the ...
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Doing salah in a hurry as if the departure train has arrived. Are we punished for acts of worship that we do with bad quality?

Salaam alejkum. We know that we are punished for sins like shirk, gambling, theft, adultery, backbiting, usury etc... because there are overwhelming arguments from the quran and sunnah. But the big ...
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Which dhikr expiates more sins?

Salaam Alaikum. Please for the sake of Allah give me a long and clear answer that clarifies this matter well even if you have to research your books. I know well that repentance for the remission of ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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, "...