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Angels surround gatherings where Allah is remembered

Sahih Muslim, Book 35, Number 6505: Abu Hurairah reported Allah 's Apostle (may peace be upon him) as saying Allah (SWT) has mobile (squads) of angels, who have no other work (to attend to but) to follow the assemblies of Dhikr and when they find such assemblies in which there is Dhikr (of Allah (SWT)) they sit in them and some of them surround the others with their wings till the space between them and the sky of the world is fully covered, and when they disperse (after the assembly of Dhikr is adjourned) they go upward to the heaven and Allah (SWT), the Exalted and Glorious, asks them although He is best informed about them: "Where have you come from?" They Read more ...

The Blessed Days of Dhul-Hijjah

The Blessed Days of Dhul-Hijjah - From Islamic Newsletter 'As-Sunnah' Issue no: 10 Compiled by Shawana A. Aziz The month of Dhul-Hijjah is a season of worship, and seasons of worship bring along blessings, benefits and opportunities to correct one's faith and make up for shortcoming. Every one of these special opportunities involves some kind of worship, which brings the slave closer to his Lord. And Allah bestows His blessings and Favours on whom He wills. The fortunate person is he who makes good use of these special months, days, and hours, while worshiping Allah. He is most likely to be touched by the blessings of Allah. [Ibn Rajab, al-Lata'if pp. Read more ...

Dhikr (Remembrance) of Allah

Dhikr (Remembrance) of Allah Dhikr,  i.e. mental or verbal remembrance of Allah is so consoling, pleasant and every form of worship that one can perform it continuously at all times and with great benefit. Allah has enjoined his Dhikr in the Quran in the following words: Obviously Dhikr does not benefit Allah, who has no need of it; the benefit is for Allah’s bondsmen since Dhikr strengthens the bond between Allah and His bondsmen. It is food for the soul which invigorates it. And with an invigorated soul it becomes easy to overcome one’s base instincts and to vanquish the Devil. Thus one is able more easily to avoid sins and the good deeds Read more ...