The Daily Dhikrs

The Daily Dhikrs These dhikrs are performed everyday at certain times. 1) The Dhikr After the Dawn Prayer These dhikrs are performed after the dawn prayer. The dervish should perform this dhikr while seated. The dhikrs of “lā ilāha illā Allah” and “Allah”, i.e. the first and third dhikrs, should be accompanied…

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The Permanent Dhikrs

The Permanent Dhikrs These consist of 19 dhikrs each of which is recited 100,000 (one hundred thousand) times. The time taken to complete any of these dhikrs depends on how many of it is the dervish able to do beside his daily dhikrs. After finishing reciting the first dhikr, “lā ilāha illā Allah,”…

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The Circle of Dhikr

The Circle of Dhikr This dhikr may be divided into two parts. The second part is accompanied with tambourines and “ṭablas.” A ṭabla is a special drum that Shaikh ʿAbd al-Qādir al‑Gaylānī introduced to dhikr for its beneficial effects on the heart of the rememberer. This dhikr is performed in…

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