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Importance of Dhikr

Remembrance of AllahThere are a lot of ways of remembering Allah. When we glorify Him by saying Subhanallah (How perfect is Allah), when we praise Him by saying Alhamdulillah (All praise is for Allah), when we magnify Him by saying Allahu Akbar (Allah is the Greatest), all this is dhikr. When we say Astaghfirullah (I seek Allah’s forgiveness), when we say La hawla wa la quwwata illa billah (There is no power nor might except with Allah), all this is dhikr. Why is dhikr so important for our life? Let’s see what the Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) and Quran said about remembrance of Allah.

The Prophet (pbuh) said:

“There is a polish for everything that takes away rust; and the polish for the heart is remembrance of Allah.” (Bukhari) Continue reading