The religion Islam is made up of six Kalimas, which come together to form the Muslim faith’s ideology. The six kalimas of Islam are First Kalima Tayyab, Second Kalima Shahadat, Third Kalima Tamjeed, Fourth Kalima Tauheed, Fifth Kalima Astaghfar, and Sixth Kalima Radde Kufr. Every Muslim’s essential concept is to believe in and practice the Six Kalimas.

In this article, readers can get whole information about 3rd Kalima Tamjeed. So continue reading!

What is Third kalima Tamjeed?

The exact meaning of the term “Tamjeed” is “Glory, Virtue, or Greatness.” The Third Kalima, on the other hand, represents Allah’s splendor and greatness as the sole sustainer and creator of this creation.

سُبْحَان اللهِ وَالْحَمْدُلِلّهِ وَلا إِلهَ إِلّااللّهُ وَاللّهُ أكْبَرُ وَلا حَوْلَ وَلاَ قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللّهِ الْعَلِيِّ الْعَظِيْم‎‎

Meaning Of 3rd kalima

Subhaana-llaahi Walhamdu Lillaahi Walaaa Ilaaha Illa-llaahu Wallaahu Akbar. Walaa Hawla Walaa Quwwata Illaa Billaahi-l ‘Aliyyil ‘Azeem.

Translation in English:

“Glory be to Allah and all praise be to Allah, there is none worthy of worship except Him, and Allah is the Greatest. There is no might or power except Allah, the Exalted, the Great One.”

Translation In Urdu:

“Allah pak hy oar tamaam tareefein Allah he ke liye hain. Oar Allah ke siwa koi mabood nahi oar Allah he boht bra hey, Oar ghunahon se bhachney ki taaqat oar neik kaam kurne ki qowwat Allah he ki tarf se hy jo ali-shaan oar azmat wala hy.”

Concept of 3rd kalima:

The Kalima Tamjeed depicts Allah’s attributes of strength and splendor as the universe’s Sustainer, Composer, and Controller. He doesn’t require a companion or a bit of support. The Third Kalima is a means for a Muslim to proclaim Allah’s magnificence and strength. Aside from Allah’s majesty, the words “SubhanAllah” and “Allah hu Akbar” represent Allah’s virtue of splendor and almightiness.

Tasbeehaat in Kalima Tamjeed:

If we go through the Kalima Tamjeed in Arabic we would observe that there are 4 Tasbih’s included in the Kalima, they are:

Subhan Allah (سبحان الله): Meaning Allah is perfect in every sense and there are no defects in Him.

Allahu Akbar (الله أكبر): Meaning Allah is greatest in all aspects not just in a single’s life but in this whole might universe.

Alhamdulillah (الحمد لله): Meaning all praise and thanksgiving belongs to Allah, the Sustainer, the Creator.

La ilaaha illa Allah (لا إله إلا الله): Allah is alone and there is no God worthy of worship except Him.

Importance of 3rd Kalima Tamjeed

The primary goal of this supplication is for a Muslim to witness to Allah’s magnificence, honor him, and worship him.

The apostle of Allah used to remember Allah at all times, according to Sunan Abi Dawud Hadith 19.

Things happen as a result of Allah’s will. Allah is with those who are with him, according to Abu Hurairah in Al-Bukhari and Muslim.

“Allah the Exalted says: ‘I am as my slave expects me to be, and I am with him when he remembers Me,” stated Allah’s Messenger. If he remembers Me inwardly, I will remember him inwardly, and if he remembers Me in a crowd, I will remember him in a better crowd (i.e., the angelic crowd).”

Surah Baqarah, ayat 152-153, reflects this sentiment:

“So remember Me; I will remember you. And be grateful to Me and do not deny Me. O you who have believed, seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, Allah is with the patient.”

The third kalima (also known as kalima tamjeed) is an excellent approach to praise and recall Allah. Zikr is divided into two parts: the conscious effort necessary to move your tongue and the niyyah, or influence on your heart.

Yes, as hadith 2910 Jami Tirmidhi says,

“Remembering Allah will be rewarded. “Whoever recites a letter from Allah’s Book obtains the reward from it, as well as 10 times the reward.”

But also, Actions are (judged) by motives (niyyah), so each man will have what he intended. The goal is not to memorize the third kalima to impress friends, family, or anyone of the like but remembered as a showcase to your dedication to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala.

Benefits of 3rd kalima in light of Ahadees

There are several Ahadees regarding kalima Tamjeed , few are given below:

It was narrated in Hasan hadith classified by Darussalam in Sunan An-Nasa’i 924 that Ibn Abi Awfa said: “A man came to the Prophet (ﷺ) and said:

I cannot learn anything of the Quran; teach me something that I can say instead of reciting the Quran.’ He said: ‘Say: SubhanAllah, wal-hamdulilah, wa la illaha ill-Allah, wa Allahu Akbar, wa la hawla wa la quwwata illa Billahil-aliy al-azim (Glory be to Allah, praise be to Allah, there is none worthy of worship except Allah, Allah is Most Great, and there is no power and no strength except with Allah the Exalted and Magnificent ).’”

In Bukhari 7386, Prophet Muhammad (saws) says Allah is near and receptive to all prayers and that reciting La Hawla wa la quwwata illa billah is one of the treasures of paradise.

We were with the Prophet (ﷺ) on a journey, and whenever we ascended a high place, we used to say, “Allahu Akbar.” The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Don’t trouble yourselves too much! You are not calling a deaf or an absent person, but you are calling One Who Hears, Sees, and is very near.” Then he came to me while I was saying in my heart, “La hawla wala quwwatta illa billah (There is neither might nor power but with Allah).” He said, to me, “O `Abdullah bin Qais! Say, ‘La hawla wala quwwata illa billah (There is neither might nor power but with Allah), for it is one of the treasures of Paradise.” Or said, “Shall I tell you of it?”

How kalima Tamjeed impacts the life of a Muslim?

A Muslim who sincerely believes in Kalima Tamjeed focuses his behaviors and actions in a way that is pleasing and pleasing to Allah. He convinces himself that there is a greater force above him who is continuously watching him by preventing sins. The recitation of the Third Kalima Tamjeed also relaxes a person since it contains all of Allah’s (SWT) praising qualities.


To summarise, if a Muslim wants his acts to be guided and followed correctly, he must follow and recite the Third Kalima on a regular basis. It implies that there is a far greater power above all majesties and monarchs, who is the only ruler and controller of the universe.

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