Islamic Meditation

Islamic Meditation Meditation and mindfulness are often associated with several eastern traditions such as Buddhism and Yoga, yet few know the essential position of meditative spiritual practice within Islam. In this seven week course, wSufis, Tasbih, تسبيح, Misbaha, مِسْبَحَة, Ahadith, dua, prayer beads, Meditative quiescence, khushoo, muraqaba, Tafakkur, tadabbur,Sufisme will learn...

Dhikr

What Is Dhikr? Dhikr (also Zikr, Zekr, Zikir, Jikir, and variants; ذِكْر‎, ḏikr, plural أذكار aḏkār, meaning “mentioning”) are devotional acts in Islam in which short phrases or prayers are repeatedly recited silently within the mind or aloud. It can be counted on a set of prayer beads (Misbaha, مِسْبَحَة) or through fingers of the hand. A person who recites the...

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Muhammad’s Prayers and Supplications

Muhammad’s Prayers and Supplications The Messenger always prayed to God before any action. The books of Tradition (hadith) record no case in which he did not pray. As mentioned earlier, prayer is a mystery of servanthood to God, and the Messenger is the foremost in servanthood. This is made clear...

A Prayer in the Washroom

A Prayer in the Washroom Is it possible to pray to God in the toilet? — Of course you can, If God is omnipresent, He is present in the toilet too. Its man-made rule that we shouldn’t pray in toilet. We can and we shall pray to him whenever we...

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Fasting Prayers

Fasting Prayers For Muslims Fasting is the willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. An absolute fast or dry fasting is normally defined as abstinence from all food and liquid for a defined period. Water fasting refers to abstinence from all food and drink except water, but black coffee and tea...

Best Prayers from the Glorious Quran

Best Prayers from the Glorious Quran The Quran is an eternal translation of the great book of the universe and the everlasting translator of the various ‘languages’ in which Divine laws of the creation and operation of the universe are ‘inscribed’; the interpreter of the books of the visible, material...

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Who Are You Gonna Call When Everything Is United Against You?

Who Are You Gonna Call When Everything Is United Against You? The supplication of Prophet Jonah is a most powerful supplication, a most effective means for obtaining answer to prayer. The summary of the celebrated story of Jonah is as follows: He was cast into the sea and swallowed by...

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Dua

What Is Dua? In Islam, duā (دُعَاء‎ ), literally meaning “invocation”, is an act of supplication. The term is derived from an Arabic word meaning to ‘call out’ or to ‘summon’, and Muslims regard this as a profound act of worship. Muhammad is reported to have said, “Dua is the very essence of worship.” There is a special emphasis on...

Prayer, Its Importance And Types Of Prayer

Prayer, Its Importance And Types Of Prayer Prayer is a great mystery of servanthood to God, the very essence of it. Prayer is a great mystery of servanthood to God, the very essence of it. There are three kinds of prayer. Types or kinds of prayer The first kind of...

Samples From Prophet Muhammad’s Prayers

Samples From Prophet Muhammad’s Prayers Du’a for good in this world and in the Hereafter Narrated Hadrat Anas (may Allah be pleased with him): Prophet Muhammad (may Allah’s blessings and peace be upon him) used to say, “O Allah! Our Lord! Give us in this world that which is good...

Prayers From The Quran

Prayers From The Quran And when My servants ask thee concerning Me, I am indeed close (to them): I respond to the dua (prayer) of every suppliant when they calleth on Me – (2:186)   1. Our Lord! Grant us good in this world and good in the life to...

Muslim Prayers

Muslim Prayers 1. Oh Allah, please forgive me for all of the bad that I’ve done, and I continue to do. You are so Merciful and kind, please forgive me, and help me stay away from all that’s wrong. It’s so hard for me, and I’m so weak but You...

Malcolm X’s Prayers

Malcolm X’s Prayers Malcolm X: “Prayer to Allah” I submit to no one but Thee, O Allah, I submit to no one but Thee. I submit to Thee because Thou hast no partner. All praise and blessings come from Thee, and Thou art alone in Thy kingdom. “I pray that God will bless...

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