Dhikr is a very powerful and
simple way to worship Allah (SWT) when we have a lack of time, which
carries many benefits and virtues. Allah Almighty says in Holy Quran: “O you who believe! Remember Allah with much remembrance” (Quran 33:41).
(SWT) has made Islam so easy for the believers that even the shortest
Surahs and phrases can receive the greatest reward. For example, the
reward of reciting ‘Alhamdulillah’
is that it will fill the scales on the Day of Judgment with good deeds.
As dhikr is so easy and carries great reward, this is a form of worship
that we should seek to increase in our daily lives.
someone wants tranquility and peace of heart he/she could get it in the
remembrance of Allah (SWT). In Holy Quran Allah Almighty says: “Verily, in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find rest” (Quran,
13:28). In the Dhikr and remembrance of Allah (SWT) the heart of a
Muslim find comfort on the side of Allah, become restful when He is
remembered and pleased to have Him as his Protector and Supporter and
surely, He (SWT) is admirable of it that is Dhikr.
Effects of Dhikr
(SWT) wants us to remember Him in every situation no matter its happy
or sad situation as much we possibly can. There is the great reason to
have loved to remember Allah (SWT) for His sake alone. By praising and
glorifying Allah (SWT) we are showing our gratitude to Him and
recognizing His nobility. We are accepting that we have no power without
Him, as He has power over all things. Once we have truly understood
this we can understand that we are not actually in control of our lives,
and it is only with the help and will of Allah (SWT) that we can
achieve things in our lives.
a habit to do dhikr regularly in your day you will find that you feel
more connected to Allah (SWT), which is a great feeling. The act of
dhikr focuses your mind continuously towards Allah Almighty. It also
has an instant calming feeling over your mind and body, and removes
negative thinking from your mind. The more you practice dhikr the more
you will want to do it.
increasing the amount of dhikr you do in your day will have a valuable
impact on other areas of your life. By the very essence of constantly
being connected to your Creator your faith will naturally increase, and
this will motivate you to implement other ways of life instructed by the
Quran and Sunnah. As dhikr focuses your mind solely on Allah, you will
also start to think of what else you can do to sincerely please Allah on
a daily basis, thus developing sincerity in worship.
Benefits of Dhikr
can remember Allah (SWT) in his heart and by his tongue but remembering
Him both in heart and by tongue simultaneously, is the best way of His
remembrance. This remembrance (dhikr) should be with good intention and
for the sake of Allah (SWT).
There are many benefits of remembering Allah (SWT) which is the great act of worship. Some of them are listed below:
- Remembering Allah (SWT) drive out the Shaytaan by removing his whispering from the heart of Muslim.
- If someone wants Allah’s satisfaction then do Dhikr of Allah (SWT). In remembrance of Allah His satisfaction lies.
- In remembrance of Allah (SWT) one can find easiness in achieving daily sustenance.
- It brings dignity, courtesy and brilliance to the life of a Muslim.
- Allah (SWT) remembers those who remember Him. As He mention in Holy Quran: “Therefore remember Me (by praying, glorifying, etc.). I will remember you,” (Quran, 2:152).
of Allah (SWT) causes the love of Allah which is the spirit of Islam
and the prominent ethics of the religion, the basic of happiness and
- Dhikr of Allah Almighty removes the worries and sadness from one’s heart.
- Those who remember Allah (SWT) the feelings of calmness, tranquility and happiness will penetrate on their heart.
short, remembering Allah (SWT) is one of the virtuous acts of worship
through which one can achieve tranquility, rest and peace of mind and
heart. May Allah gives us the strength to do Dhikr regularly and can get
Allah Almighty blessings. Ameen!