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.
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.
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&…
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?
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.