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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...