Dhikr (Arabic: ذِكْر, romanized: ḏikr, IPA: [ðɪkr], also spelled Zikr, Thikr or Zekr, or Zikar), literally means "remembrance, reminder" or "mention, utterance". Benefits of Azkar in Islam. Azkar (correctly: Athkar like in the words "the" and "then") literally means reminders are a special type of Dua'a like morning reminders, and. According to a user from India, the name Azkar means "Small slave of god". Recite between Subhe-Sadik to Sunrise.