Concerning His remembrance, Allah, the All-Glorious,
(Verily in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find
rest) (Quran 13: 28)
(Therefore remember me [by praying, glorifying etc.]
and I will remember you) (Quran 2: 152)
(And the men and the women who remember Allah much
with their hearts and tongues, Allah has prepared for them forgiveness and a great
reward [i.e. Paradise]) (Quran 33: 35)
(O' you who believe! Remember Allah with much
remembrance. And glorify His Praises morning and afternoon [the early morning
(fajr) and 'Asr prayers].) (Qur'an 33: 41-42)
(O' you who believe! Let not your properties or your
children divert you from the remembrance of Allah.) (Quran 63: 9)
(And remember your Lord when you forget...) (Quran 18:
(And glorify the Praises of your Lord when you get up
from sleep. And in the night-time also, glorify His Praises, ----- and at the
setting of the stars.) (Quran 52: 48-49)
(O' you who believe! When you meet [an enemy) force,
take a firm stand against them and remember the Name of Allah much [both with tongue
and mind], so that you may be successful.) (Qur'an 8: 45)
In an authentic hadith, the Prophet (bpuh) said:
"The example of one who remembers his Lord in relation
to one who does not remember his Lord is that of the living and the dead."
The Prophet (Blessings and Peace be upon him) also
"The mufarridoon outstrip others." His
Companions asked. "Who are the mujarridoon, O' Messenger of Allah."
He said, "The men who remember Allah often and the women who remember
And in another authentic hadith, the Prophet (bpuh)
"Shall I not inform you of the best of deeds, and
the purest of them with your Lord? The deed which is better for you than
spending gold and silver (for a good cause). and which is better for you than
to meet your enemy. and you cut their throats and they cut yours?"
They said, "Yes- O' Messenger of Allah." He
said, "The remembrance of Allah."
The following is an authentic hadith:
"A man came to the Prophet and said, 'O'
Messenger of Allah, the commandments of Islam have become too much for me, and
I am old in age; so inform of something that I can adhere to.' He said, 'That
your tongue (continually) remains moist with the remembrance of Allah."'