Tasbih of Fatimah

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The Tasbih of Fatimah (Arabic: تسبیح فاطمة), commonly known as "Tasbih Hadhrat Zahra"[1][2] or "Tasbih al-Zahra" (Arabic: تسبیح الزهراء)[3], is a special dhikr which is attributed to Fatimah bint Muhammad,[4] and is included 34 times Allah-o-Akbar (Takbir), 33 times Alhamdulillah (Tahmid) and 33 times Subhanallah (Tasbih).[5][6][7]

According to an Islamic narration from Ali ibn Abi Talib, the Islamic prophet Muhammad taught this dhikr (Tasbih of Fatimah) to his daughter Fatimah. According to this narration Fatimah who was suffering hardships of daily routine, intended to ask him for a servant helping them with household chores, then her father (Muhammad) taught her the mentioned tasbih and told her that this tasbih is better for you than that servant; hence Fatimah pleased with it.[8]

Qur'an and Tasbih

In regards to this tasbih which is also famous as Tasbihat al-Sayyidah al-Zahra[9] or Tasbihat Hazrat Fatimah al-Zahra,[10][11] it is said that this is Mustahab (recommended) to say tasbih of Fatimah after every (Wajib/Mustahabb) prayers; it is also emphasized Mustahab to say this dhikr after Fajr prayer.[12]


It has been narrated from Muhammad al-Baqir that he said: Allah has not been worshiped by anything better than tasbih Hazrat Zahra --from the aspect of praise and dhikr; Allah would grant it to Fatimah if there was/is a better practice rather than this tasbih.[13]

Ja'far al-Sadiq said: “Reciting Tasbeeh of Hazrat Zahra (s.a.) everyday after every Salat is liked by me more than reciting one thousand rakats of (mustahab) namaz”. Moreover, Muhammad al-Baqir mentioned that: “One who recites the Tasbeeh of Hazrat Zahra (s.a.) and then seeks forgiveness, will be forgiven”.[14]

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  1. ^ The right approach of Tasbih Hazrat Zahra iqna.ir
  2. ^ Tasbih Hazrat Zahra erfan.ir Retrieved 26 Nov 2018
  3. ^ Tasbih al-Zahra sibtayn.com Regarding Tasbih al-Zahra Retrieved 26 Nov 2018
  4. ^ Tasbih Hadrat Fatimah (s.a.) hawzah.net Retrieved 26 Nov 2018
  5. ^ The philosophism of Tasbih Hadrat Zahra (s.a.) yjc.ir Retrieved 26 Nov 2018
  6. ^ Some points regarding Tasbih Hadrat Zahra (peace be upon her) tasnimnews.com Retrieved 26 Nov 2018
  7. ^ Seyyed Muhammad Kazem Qazvini, Fatimah-al-Zahra from birth to martyrdom, translation of Dr. Fereiduni, Afagh publication, 3th publication, 1365, P. 224
  8. ^ Saduq, Man La Yahdurah al-Faqih, Vol. 1, P. 320
  9. ^ What is Tasbihat al-Sayyidah al-Zahra? islamquest.net Retrieved 26 Nov 2018
  10. ^ What is Tasbihat Hazrat Fitimah Zahra? thaqalain.ir Retrieved 26 Nov 2018
  11. ^ Tasbihat Hazrat Fatimah al-Zahra islamquest.net Retrieved 26 Nov 2018
  12. ^ Akbari, Some points about Hazrat Zahra (a.s.), P. 41
  13. ^ Al-Hur al-Ameli, Wasaelul Shi'a, 1403 A.H., Abwab Taqib, Vol. 4, p. 1024
  14. ^ Merits of 'Tasbih' of Syeda Fatema Zehra (a.s) duas.org Retrieved 12 Jan 2019

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