This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

Tasbeeh counters

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. Is using counter or beads to count dhikr of Allah Bidah? Using of digital Tasbeeh or tally counter is allowed?  A. It is permissible (Mubaah) to use a “Tasbīh” or “Subhah” in order to aid oneself in performing Zikr. In the past, people used stones and beads as an aid in making Zikr. In… read more »

When one is anxious or depressed.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Q. When one is anxious / depressed: What verses / surahs in the quraan is recommended to recite? What dua/s is recommended to say? What dhikr is recommened to do? A. For the relief of depression and any other similar case, one may recite: La ilaaha illa anta Suhhaanaka Innii Kuntu minadh-Dhaalimeen. (Sura Al Ambiya)… read more »