Category: Circle

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 its two parts on Monday and Thursday nights and on other certain religious anniversaries, after the prayer of evening. On the other days of the week, only the second part of this dhikr is performed. This shorter dhikr may also be performed in other times in the day. This set…