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noun Islam.
  1. dhikr.
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Historical Examples of zikr

  • This form of prefacing the zikr is commonly used by almost all orders of darweeshes in Egypt.

    Arabian Society In The Middle Ages

    Edward William Lane

  • The zikr here described was performed near the tomb of a saint, for whose sake it was celebrated.

  • The Zikr are only various forms of devotion invented by the Sufi guides to develop the spiritual life.

  • The preferable mode of entertaining the guests is by the performance of a zikr.

  • What the dervishes are able to do during the ecstacy caused by Zikr, I had once an opportunity of witnessing in Samarkand.