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Virtues of Zikr

  • Dhikr is greater than everything:

    Allah Almighty says in the Holy Qurān: ‘“…And the remembrance of Allah is greater…” [29:45]

  • Doing frequent dhikr leads to success:

    Allah, the Exalted says in the Holy Qurān: “Remember Allah much that you may be successful.” [8:45]

  • Dhikr brings life to the heart:

    The Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “The parable of the one who remembers his Lord and the one who does not is like the parable of the living and the dead.” [Bukhārī 6407]

  • Dhikr is a protection against Devil:

    The Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “I command you to remember Allah. Verily, the parable of that is a man who goes forth while his enemies are fast upon him, and then he comes to a safe fortress, where he protects himself from them. In the same way, a servant will not protect himself against Shaytān except by the dhikr of Allah.” [Tirmidhī 2863]

  • Dhikr is the best protection for the next world:

    The Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “For everything there is a polish, and the polish of the heart is the remembrance of Allah. There is nothing better a person can do to save himself from Allah’s punishment than to remember Him.” [Bayhaqī 1/ 319-320]

  • Virtues of Reciting the Qur’an:

    “Verily the one who recites the Quran beautifully, smoothly, and precisely, he will be in the company of the noble and obedient angels. And as for the one who recites with difficulty, stammering or stumbling through its verses, then he will have twice that reward.” [Bukhari] Benefits and Virtues of Salawat/ Darood
    “Whoever supplicates Allah to exalt my mention (i.e., send salah), Allah will exalt his mention (i.e., send salah)ten times and remove from him ten sins and raise him ten degrees.” [Muslim]
    اًرْيِثَكَهللاَنيِرِكّٰذلاَو) frequently Him remember who women and men the praised has Allah وَذلاّٰكِرٰت .(ِCommenting on this āyah, ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbās (radiy Allāhū ‘anhumā) said: “It refers to those who remember Allah after the prayers, in the morning and evening, upon going to bed and when waking up, leaving or entering the house.” (al-Adhkār)


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