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Zikr and Muraqbah

Zikr and Muraqbah




Bismillah Hir Rahman Nir Raheem


Was Salaat O Salaam O Ala Rasool E Hil Kareem



Notes:



You can start doing the Zikr of Allah from the heart as prescribed below. Please also review here.



There are basically at least two ways to remember Allah Pak. The Zikr of Allah Pak which can be done all of the time is the Zikr from the Qalb.



i. Zikr Bil Lisaan (using the tongue such as Reciting Ayahs, Duas, Darood Shareef, kalima etc.)



ii. Zikr Bil Qalb (Without using the tongue and hidden from other people)


In Ahadith e Mubarak, it is narrated that this Zikr, which is khafi/hidden from even the Hifza Malaika (companion angels) is 70 times better than the Zikr by the tongue.



(i.e. If you say the Illustrious Word "Allah" with the tongue and then the same with the Heart, the one with the Qalb is 70 times better, as it has no chance of  showoff etc



The complete way of doing this Zikr is as below. The Qur'an E Hakeem orders us to request Zikr from the Ahluz Zikr.


Supplemental exercis…

Friends of Allah

Friends of Allah

Wali, plural aliyah, is an Arabic word meaning friend. Awliya Allah, therefore, means Friends of Allah Pak.



Reference to the Friends of Allah Pak is found in the Quran, Hadith Qudsi & Narrations of our Holy Prophet (saw).



We would, firstly, like to bring you to the attention of the following authentic hadith which has been narrated in Abu Daud that Our Holy Prophet (saw) said:



‘O, people! Listen, understand and know it well. Allah has servants who are neither Prophets nor martyrs and whom the Prophets and martyrs yearn to be like, due to their seat and proximity in relation to Allah....



Our Holy Prophet (saw) then described these people and then read the following Ayah in which Allah Pak says in the Qur'an:





"Behold! Verily on the Friends of Allah there is no fear nor shall they grieve"

Quran (Surah10: Verse 62)



Abu Huraira (r.a) also reports a Hadith Qudsi in which our Holy Prophet (saw) informs us that Allah Pak said:



'Whosoever acts with enmity…

Types of Zikr

Types of Zikr


There are three types of Zikr:



1. Practical

2. Verbal

3. Silent



1. Practical



Practical Zikr, also known as "Zikr-e-Faily", is performed with one's obedient actions. It comprises of obedience to:



i) The commandments of Allah Pak

i.e. Prayer, Fasting, Hajj, Umrah, Zakat, charity etc



ii) The Sunnah of our Holy Prophet (saw)

i.e. eating, drinking, sleeping, walking, talking, dressing etc.



2. Verbal



Verbal Zikr, also known as "Zikr-e-Lisani", is observed with one's tongue. It comprises of:



i) Loud Zikr; i.e. Azan, Takbir, Collective zikr.

ii) Low tone zikr, i.e. Tasbihat, ma's noon Dua.



3. Silent



Silent Zikr, also known as "Qalbi Zikr", "Zikr-e-Kafi" and "Daimi Zikr" is performed within oneself. There are many stages to silent zikr. The first and foremost of which is Qalbi Zikr: Remembrance of Allah Pak from within the heart.



Most, if not all, of us, are familiar with both practical and verbal forms of zikr and we&…

Importance of Zikr

Importance of Zikr


To understand & gauge the importance of the remembrance of Allah Pak we will list seven advantages of engaging in zikr against seven disadvantages of not performing Zikr and our conclusion will be based upon the logical comparison.of the two.



ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES

"Remember Allah abundantly, in order that you become successful"

Quran (Surah 8: Verse 45) "Believers, do not let either your possessions or your children divert you from the Remembrance of Allah. Those who do that shall be the losers".

Quran (Surah 63: Verse 9)



"Only in the remembrance of Allah Pak will your heart find peace"

Quran (Surah 13: Verse 28) "Whosoever turns away from My remembrance, his life will be made tight and narrow on the Day of Resurrection We shall raise him blind"

Quran (Surah 20: Verse 124)



"Those men and women who engage much in Allah's praise. for them, Allah has prepared forgiveness and a Great Reward"

Quran (Surah 33: V…

Principles of Zikr

Principles of Zikr





The importance of Zikr:

Contents:



The right of Allah Pak

Graph of Importance

The purpose of Mankind

Better Safe than Sorry

If something is of great value; brings about a significant change; makes a contribution which is crucial & extremely vital to the resolution of a crisis; you can call it important. We are now left with one question: Is Zikr Important?





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The purpose of Zikr: Contents:



1) Love: For Allah & His Rasul

2) Knowledge: Inner & Outer

3) Peace & Tranquility

4) Purity: Inner & Outer

5) Blessings & Reward

6) Forgiveness & Pardon

7) Success: In this life & the next

8) Spiritual Strength



When starting to practice zikr one should have one's thoughts directed and determined to achieve the desired goal. Zikr only has one true purpose but there are seven paths which lead one to reach the ultimate goal.





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