Hadith on Dhikr: Best deed for salvation is to remember Allah

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The son of Adam does not act with a deed better to save him from the punishment of Allah than with the remembrance of Allah.”

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 22079

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ مُعَاذِ بْنِ جَبَلٍ أَنَّهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَا عَمِلَ آدَمِيٌّ عَمَلًا قَطُّ أَنْجَى لَهُ مِنْ عَذَابِ اللَّهِ مِنْ ذِكْرِ اللَّهِ

22079 مسند أحمد بن حنبل

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