Dhikr or remembering Allah by praising Him is important to do for every Muslim. Some of them believe that by doing it regularly they may get some blessing from Allah. Doing it after regular prayer is better than nothing at all.
But, some Muslims believe that doing Dhikr after Tahajjud or the night prayer will get more benefits. As the Dhikr can be more solemnly, they believe that Allah is closer to them during their night prayer on Tahajjud.
Speaking of the benefits of Dhikr after Tahajjud, here we have some of them based on the Quran that will enchanting you. Check them out below!
1. Be a Good Person
Muslims believe by doing Tahajjud is a part of Muslim behavior that shows how good the person is. To complete that, doing Dhikr by reciting some verses from the Quran or hadith may make someone getting better and better. That becomes one of the importance of dhikr in Islam so that Muslims will get the benefits of reciting Allahu Akbar 100 times.
Such as mentions on the Quran surah Al Furqan verses 63-64 below.
وَعِبَادُ الرَّحْمٰنِ الَّذِيْنَ يَمْشُوْنَ عَلَى الْاَرْضِ هَوْنًا وَّاِذَا خَاطَبَهُمُ الْجٰهِلُوْنَ قَالُوْا سَلٰمًا – ٦٣ وَالَّذِيْنَ يَبِيْتُوْنَ لِرَبِّهِمْ سُجَّدًا وَّقِيَامًا – ٦٤
“As for the servants of the Most Merciful God, they are people who walk the earth humbly and when ignorant people greet them (with insulting words), they say “salam,” and those who spend the night worshiping their Lord prostrating and standing.” (QS 25: 63-64)
2. Get a Better Place
Muslims believe by doing Tahajjud at a third of the end of the night may get them into a better place right besides Allah. Moreover, if they praising Allah by doing Dhikr after finishing the Tahajjud prayer. May Allah give them a better place among good Muslims such as one of the benefits of Dhikr every morning.
Such as mentions in the Quran surah Al Isra verse 79 below.
وَمِنَ الَّيْلِ فَتَهَجَّدْ بِهٖ نَافِلَةً لَّكَۖ عَسٰٓى اَنْ يَّبْعَثَكَ رَبُّكَ مَقَامًا مَّحْمُوْدًا – ٧٩
“And on some nights, perform the extra Tahajjud (as an act of worship) prayer for yourself: hopefully your Lord will raise you to a commendable place.” (QS 17:79)
3. Get Mercy from Allah
Some Muslims believe that praying after their Tahajjud prayer can be more solemn. That makes some of them seeking for mercy from Allah whether for their past or present in which did on purpose or not.
That makes some Muslims praising Allah by Dhikr and recite some forgiveness Quranic verses from the Quran. Such as mentions in the Quran surah Al Qasas verse 16 below.
قَالَ رَبِّ اِنِّيْ ظَلَمْتُ نَفْسِيْ فَاغْفِرْ لِيْ فَغَفَرَ لَهٗ ۗاِنَّهٗ هُوَ الْغَفُوْرُ الرَّحِيْمُ – ١٦
“He (Moses) prayed, “O my Lord, indeed I have wronged myself, so forgive me.” So He (Allah) forgave him. Indeed, Allah, He is the Most Forgiving, the Most Merciful.” (QS 28:16)
4. Good for Mental Health
In so many ways, Muslims believe that praising Allah will make them calmer so that will significantly give a good effect on their mental health. That applies in your Dhikr after your finish the Tahajjud prayer at a third of the end of the night.
Some Muslims admit that their mental health is to keep healthy after they regularly praising Allah by reciting some verses in their Dhikr. Such as mentions in the Quran surah Al Isra verse 82 below.
وَنُنَزِّلُ مِنَ الْقُرْاٰنِ مَا هُوَ شِفَاۤءٌ وَّرَحْمَةٌ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِيْنَۙ وَلَا يَزِيْدُ الظّٰلِمِيْنَ اِلَّا خَسَارًا – ٨٢
“And We send down from the Qur’an (something) which is an antidote and a mercy for those who believe, while for those who do wrong (the Qur’an) it will only increase losses.” (QS 17:82)
5. Giving a Good Protection
Muslims believe as they always remember Allah so that Allah will remember them. Doing the Dhikr after Tahajjud prayer can be one of the most important things so that they may get some protection from Allah in everything to face their daily life such as one of the benefits of learning Al Quran.
Such as mentions on the Quran surah Al Anbiya verses 87-88 below.
وَذَا النُّوْنِ اِذْ ذَّهَبَ مُغَاضِبًا فَظَنَّ اَنْ لَّنْ نَّقْدِرَ عَلَيْهِ فَنَادٰى فِى الظُّلُمٰتِ اَنْ لَّآ اِلٰهَ اِلَّآ اَنْتَ سُبْحٰنَكَ اِنِّيْ كُنْتُ مِنَ الظّٰلِمِيْنَ ۚ – ٨٧ فَاسْتَجَبْنَا لَهٗۙ وَنَجَّيْنٰهُ مِنَ الْغَمِّۗ وَكَذٰلِكَ نُـْۨجِى الْمُؤْمِنِيْنَ – ٨٨
“And (remember the story of) Zun Nun (Yunus), when he left angry, then he thought that We would not make it difficult for him, so he prayed in a very dark state, “There is no god but You, Glory to You. Indeed, I am of the wrongdoers.” So We accepted his (prayer) and We saved him from grief. And thus We save those who believe.” (QS 21: 87-88)
6. Avoid Going Astray
For every Muslim, going astray becomes the most horrifying thing that they better avoid. They know better than Allah hates the most to them who purposedly going astray. Doing Dhikr after Tahajjud prayer at a third of the end of the night can be one of the ways to protect you from going astray that similar to the benefits of learning Asmaul Husna regularly.
Such as mentions in the Quran surah Az Zumar verse 23 below.
اَللّٰهُ نَزَّلَ اَحْسَنَ الْحَدِيْثِ كِتٰبًا مُّتَشَابِهًا مَّثَانِيَۙ تَقْشَعِرُّ مِنْهُ جُلُوْدُ الَّذِيْنَ يَخْشَوْنَ رَبَّهُمْ ۚ ثُمَّ تَلِيْنُ جُلُوْدُهُمْ وَقُلُوْبُهُمْ اِلٰى ذِكْرِ اللّٰهِ ۗذٰلِكَ هُدَى اللّٰهِ يَهْدِيْ بِهٖ مَنْ يَّشَاۤءُ ۗوَمَنْ يُّضْلِلِ اللّٰهُ فَمَا لَهٗ مِنْ هَادٍ – ٢٣
“Allah has sent down the best (i.e.) a similar Qur’an (verses) over and over again, reminding those who fear their Lord, then be calm and careful when remembering Allah. That is Allah’s guidance, with that Book He guides whomever He wills. And whoever is left astray by Allah, then no one can guide.” (QS 39:23)
So, there are some of the benefits of Dhikr after Tahajjud based on the Quran that will enchant you. Most of them will bring you into the most protection from Allah towards the horrified of hell. May Allah gives you His blessing and mercy.