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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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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 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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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 - Square brackets [ ] are additions of the author's thread ...
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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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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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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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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 to say or do 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) Important: Utter these A'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 the meaning of 'Ina-lilahi-wa-ina-rajiun'?

In the Bangladeshi community when one hears of some tragedy they recite 'Ina-lilahi-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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 recite any random ayah of the Quran repeatedly like a dhikr?

So I read that reciting the Quran is the best dhikr and there is reward with reciting every letter of the Quran. If that's the case, can I take any random ayah and recite it again and again as a form ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ifi read surah Al Mulk and Ayatul Kursi, night dhikr and surah Ikhlas,Nas and Felek before sleeping but then I go to toilet should i read them again

Because Sometimes I nees to go to toilet before sleeping and then iam too sleepy to read all the suras again does it count if i read it just once?
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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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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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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 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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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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