The 5 Benefits of Dhikr at Night to Getting Closer to Allah

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Have you ever wondered if there are any benefits of Dhikr at Night? During the night, most Muslims believe that it can be the best time to do Dhikr. It is Sunnah to do, which can lead Muslims to get Allah’s blessing such as get the benefits of Duha prayer.


Feeding the poor and needy is an act that draws us closer to Allah. We earn His forgiveness, mercies and blessings through this act of charity.

“Anyone who looks after and works for a widow and a poor person is like a warrior fighting for Allah?s cause, or like a person who fasts during the day and prays all night. (Bukhari)

For so many decades, Muslims believe that doing Dhikr at night is a part of applying good deeds. It becomes a Muslim duty that they should do instead of avoiding it. Getting some of the benefits of Dhikr at night is similar to the morning habits in the Islamic way.

If you are wondering what kind of benefits of Dhikr at Night to getting closer to Allah, like the importance of Dhikr in Islam, here we have some of them on the list below. Most of them are taken from the Quran, which brings good to Muslims.

Let’s check them out!

1. Leads to repentance

One of the benefits of Dhikr at night can lead to repentance for Muslims. As they remember Allah, they will remember their sin significantly. That makes sense because it can lead them to repentance which is similar to getting the Quran surah to recite in the morning.

Being aware of the sin for Muslims sometimes can be hard to admit. As they are doing the Dhikr regularly, they will remember Allah more. That will lead them to repentance sooner.

Doing repentance is a good deed for Muslims to get their sin wiped away by Allah. It is already mentioned in the Quran surah Al Maidah verse 39 below.

فَمَنْ تَابَ مِنْۢ بَعْدِ ظُلْمِهٖ وَاَصْلَحَ فَاِنَّ اللّٰهَ يَتُوْبُ عَلَيْهِ ۗاِنَّ اللّٰهَ غَفُوْرٌ رَّحِيْمٌ

 “So, whoever repents after committing injustice and reforming himself, verily Allah accepts his repentance. Indeed Allah is Forgiving, Most Merciful.” (QS 5:39)

2. Wipes the sin

Most Muslims believe that one of the benefits of Dhikr at night is that it can wipe the sin. Doing it regularly brings Muslims closer to Allah, and it could lead them to get their sin wiped away.

Doing the Dhikr solemnly during the night for some Muslims could increase their faith in Allah. They believe that it could lead them to get some of Allah’s blessing, such as getting their sin wiped.

It is already mentioned in the Quran surah Hud verse 114 below.

وَاَقِمِ الصَّلٰوةَ طَرَفَيِ النَّهَارِ وَزُلَفًا مِّنَ الَّيْلِ ۗاِنَّ الْحَسَنٰتِ يُذْهِبْنَ السَّيِّاٰتِۗ ذٰلِكَ ذِكْرٰى لِلذّٰكِرِيْنَ

“Establish prayers at both ends of the day (morning and evening) and during parts of the night. Verily good deeds wipe out faults. It is a warning for those who always remember (Allah). “ (QS 11:114)

3. Bring a provision of sustenance

One of the benefits of Dhikr at night is that it brings a provision of sustenance that is similar to the benefits of patience in Islam. Muslims believe doing it regularly can lead them to get good sustenance significantly.

Getting a provision of sustenance from Allah is a good thing for Muslims. That is one of the blessings that Allah gives them because of their solemnly. Doing Dhikr can lead them to be more solemn and get well sustenance.

It is already mentioned in the Quran surah At-Talaq verse 3 below.

وَّيَرْزُقْهُ مِنْ حَيْثُ لَا يَحْتَسِبُۗ وَمَنْ يَّتَوَكَّلْ عَلَى اللّٰهِ فَهُوَ حَسْبُهٗ ۗاِنَّ اللّٰهَ بَالِغُ اَمْرِهٖۗ قَدْ جَعَلَ اللّٰهُ لِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدْرًا

And grant him sustenance from where he did not expect. Whoever puts his trust in Allah, surely Allah will fulfill his (needs). Indeed, it is Allah who completes His affairs. Truly, Allah has made provision for everything.” (QS 65:3)

4. A cure for the heart

One of the benefits of Dhikr at night is that it becomes the cure for the heart. Most Muslims believe that the cure for their heart sometimes can be difficult. Doing Dhikr at night it could ease the tension and heal what is inside there.

A cure for the heart can be hard to find. Doing Dhikr at night can be one of the ways to lead Muslims to get medicine. Moreover, it is already mentioned in the Quran surah Al Baqarah verse 186 below.

وَاِذَا سَاَلَكَ عِبَادِيْ عَنِّيْ فَاِنِّيْ قَرِيْبٌ ۗ اُجِيْبُ دَعْوَةَ الدَّاعِ اِذَا دَعَانِۙ فَلْيَسْتَجِيْبُوْا لِيْ وَلْيُؤْمِنُوْا بِيْ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْشُدُوْنَ

“When My servants ask you (Prophet Muhammad) about Me, indeed I am near. I grant the request of the one who prays when he prays to Me. So, let them fulfill My (commandments) and believe in Me so that they will always be in the truth. “ (QS 2:186)

5. Protection against hypocrisy

One of the benefits of Dhikr at night is that Muslims will get protection against hypocrisy. That will help Muslim increase their faith significantly. Hypocrisy is the most hated deed by Allah, and Muslims should avoid it.

Muslims who are hypocrites will lead their way into a horrible hell. Doing Dhikr at night for Muslims can lead them to avoid being hypocrites. It is already mentioned in the Quran surah An Nisa verse 140 below.

وَقَدْ نَزَّلَ عَلَيْكُمْ فِى الْكِتٰبِ اَنْ اِذَا سَمِعْتُمْ اٰيٰتِ اللّٰهِ يُكْفَرُ بِهَا وَيُسْتَهْزَاُ بِهَا فَلَا تَقْعُدُوْا مَعَهُمْ حَتّٰى يَخُوْضُوْا فِيْ حَدِيْثٍ غَيْرِهٖٓ ۖ اِنَّكُمْ اِذًا مِّثْلُهُمْ ۗ اِنَّ اللّٰهَ جَامِعُ الْمُنٰفِقِيْنَ وَالْكٰفِرِيْنَ فِيْ جَهَنَّمَ جَمِيْعًاۙ

“Indeed, Allah has sent down (provisions) for you in the Book (Al-Qur’an) that when you hear Allah’s verses being denied and ridiculed (by the disbelievers), do not sit with them until they enter into another conversation. Verily, you (if you continue to do so) will certainly be similar to them. Verily, Allah will gather all the hypocrites and disbelievers in Hell (Hell).” (QS 4:140)

Those benefits of Dhikr at night above lead Muslims to increase their faith and get closer to Allah. May Allah grant them blessings and mercy for the rest of their life.


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