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The Remembrance of God

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Written by a celebrated and prolific 16th-century Islamic scholar, this treatise is a response to a questioner who asks about the rules for remembering God aloud and in a group. In his answer, Imam al-Suyyuti cites 25 prophetic traditions that justify and highly recommend collective prayer and remembrance. Never before available in English, this is an essential addition to ...more
Paperback, 102 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Amal Press (first published 2008)
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Francesca Bocca-Aldaqre
This short book is the translation of a fatwa of as-Suyuti concerning the permissibly of loud dhikr (remembrance of Allah) in Islam. The fatwa spans about ten pages, reviewing the ahadith in favour of reciting dhikr aloud, and refuting the positions of those that forbid it. The translation limits the Arabic words to a minimum, resulting in a very pleasurable reading experience.

What makes this book very valuable is the depth of context it is able to provide to the reader. A short biography of as-
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The fatwa of Suyuti in the permissibility of dhikr in congregation and dhikr chanted aloud. A small important book that clarifies misconceptions that are still prevalent among contemporary Muslims.
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"The main purpose of tariqas is to train people to make dhikr, so that they take support and power from it."
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عبد الرحمن بن الكمال أبي بكر بن محمد سابق الدين خن الخضيري الأسيوطي المشهور باسم جلال الدين السيوطي من كبار علماء المسلمين. ولد السيوطي مساء يوم الأحد غرة شهر رجب من سنة 849هـ في القاهرة، رحل أبوه من اسيوط لدراسة العلم واسمه عبد الرحمن بن أبي بكر بن محمد الخضيري الأسيوطي، وكان سليل أسرة أشتهرت بالعلم والتدين، وتوفي والد السيوطي ولابنه من العمر ست سنوات، فنشأ الطفل يتيمًا، وأتجه إلى حفظ القرآن، ...more
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