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The Remembrance of God

AuthorSteven Scholl
Title of item
The Remembrance of God
Subtitle of item
An Invocation Technique in Sufism and the Writings of The Báb and Bahá'u'lláh
Parent publication   Bahá'í Studies Bulletin
Date of this edition 1983-12
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Abstract Dhikru'lláh, the invocation or "remembrance" of God, is a Sufi technique of chanting or repeating prayers, divine names, or mantras to achieve heightened spiritual consciousness or a sense of mystical union. Includes commentary by Moojan Momen et al.
Notes See discussion by Peter Smith, Stephen Lambden, Juan Cole, and Moojan Momen at end.
Tags Allah-u-Abha; Allahumma; Attainment unto the Divine presence; Dhikr (Remembrance); Genuflections; Greatest Name; Meditation; Mysticism; Obligatory prayer; Prayer; Purpose of life; Remembrance (general); Sufism; Transformation; Words and phrases
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