Du'a means supplication. It is the act of asking Allah for something, du'a is considered one of he best forms of worship. Allah encourages us to make supplication to Him: And your Lord says: "Call on Me; I will answer your (Prayer)!" — Qur'an, sura 40 (Ghafir), ayat 60

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Does Allah accept a mother's bad dua' for her children?

Does Allah accept a mother's bad dua' for her children, even if she is so angry that she doesn't actually mean it?
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Dua after namaz or dua in namaz

My first question was (Not praying in masjid when imam is a government paid employee?). I want to add some more in it. They did not say Dua after salat by raising their hands. I asked them why you are ...
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What people recite having their right-hand on their forehead after every fajr salat?

After every salat in masjid, I often see that some people recite something putting their right-hands on their head or forehead and counts in another hand. What is that dua and where they have found ...
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Is dua helpful or harmful

Hi salaam brothers and sisters in islam My brother who's been making dua for 10 years day and night for cure and nothing changed so he said to me he will never make dua again is a waste of time he ...
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Dua that gives you healing from disease and suffering

Is there a dua that gives you what you asked for guaranteed because some people say your dua is answered three ways, but you are desperate and you want it in this life. Can anyone give me a dua that ...
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Are Muslims allowed to pray for Kafirs? [duplicate]

I'm curious about Islam, this is one question that's is not clear for me, based on what I read.
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Is dua not an option but an obligation?

Do you MUST make dua? Is it a voluntary or do we MUST? Will one go to hell if the Muslim does not make dua? If so, what type of duas? Types of Dua Dua al mas’ala (ask) e.g. Grant me … Dua al ...
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Is it Sunnah of Islam to always make dua?

Does Muhammad S always make alot of dua or little? My uncle discouraged me to stop nagging Allah. But, is Scholar Bilal Assad said Allah loves naggers. Is that also true?
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What are duas? Are they the things that you want or the things that you need?

The thing is that I heard that Allah loves being asked, right. Unlike humans, right? Does Allah love being "nagged"? What does dua mean? Does dua mean making a wish or requesting? If so, does Allah ...
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Is the hadith “He who doesn't ask Allah, he gets angry at him” is it authentic?

I asked a question regarding that hadith and some say it is and some say it is not authentic. But, good websites like islamqa.com and other hadiths uses that hadith and if they use that hadith ...
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Does Allah send a person to hell if he is mad at them?

This may sound like a stupid question but maybe that is because I am not smart when it comes to Islamic stuff. In the hadith, it said that if one does not ask Allah: Allah gets angry. But what is ...
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Is it sinful to make a dua to ask Allah to reject another person's dua?

Not long ago, I would make a dua or wish to Allah to not only curse but to not grant the duas of the intended victim in the afterlife. I asked this question before but O was adviced to make it more ...
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Is it haram and sinful to be greedy in other's dua and asking Allah not to grant them?

I am not going to lie, when I was young and ignorant I would make dua to Allah asking him not to grant the duas of the Muslims I hate. They were not good Muslims because they bullied me and so I asked ...
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Non of you are believers till he loves his brother for himself does it apply to women too?

I was asked by a non-Muslim about this hadith and now I am curious too. I know Muslim brothers must want the best for each other. Does the hadeeth mean that Muslim men must want the best to their ...
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Why is the prayer or dua “peace be upon him” used for someone not alive?

To pray for someone to have God's blessings and God's peace only makes literal sense for someone who is alive and in the mist of the trails and tribulations of this world. After all, to be at peace in ...
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What are the best Apps for Salah & Dua?

Assalam o alaikum I Hope everyone is doing great. I am looking for best Islamic Salah and dua apps so I can recite, memorize and practice different Surah, Dua and much more.
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why wouldn't Allah listen? [closed]

I have grown up watching bad marriages and financial crisises. I can't remember the last time i was happy. So in order to achieve salvation, I turned my face towards religion. I am not going to deny ...
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Send Salam to all Mu'min in My dua?

I feel like sending Salam to all Mu'mins in my dua after prayer, otherwise every dua becomes too self-centred. Is there any dua particularly for this purpose?
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Timing of a certain hour on Friday

aslam alaykum, can you please define the timings of the particular hour on Friday in which if u ask for anything good it is given to u. Do i have to make supplication all the day in order to meet ...
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Cursing oneself in Islam

Sometimes when a family member irritates me too much, I get into a rage and say things like this: may Allah kill me tonight or may Allah make me die today, etc. After a while when I cool down, I ...
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Asking Allah swt for a sign about a certain matter

Sometimes when I ask Allah swt for a sign about a matter, He gives it to me. Other times when my anxiousness kicks in and I need another sign for reassurance I ask again, yet I don't receive anything. ...
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Should we vocalise our dua during prostration?

I have already know that we can make dua in Arabic during our prayers, but can we utter the words or just keep it as our thought while we prostrate?
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Making dua in your head

Is it permissible to make dua in one's head? When we're in public for example, we can't speak or whisper our duas. So does it still count if we say it all to ourselves?
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What does Islam say about manifestation of Dua(prayer)?

We are told that one of the reasons our duas may not be manifested right away is that it may not be the best time for us to receive this specific thing from Allah swt and He is the best planner. But ...
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How to ask dua to marry a specific person?

Assalamu alaikum, from the question "Making Dua to Marry a Specific Person" i understood that we can make dua to marry a specific person, but i want to know how to ask dua ? any specific ways to ask ...
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what is the meaning of these words in this prayer of Istiftah?

The following is part of the Istiftah prayer narrated to be cited by Prophet -p.b.u.h- : وجّهت وجهي للّذي فطر السموات والأرض حنيفاً، وما أنا من المشركين، إنّ صلاتي ونسكي ومحياي ومماتي لله ربّ ...
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Can salaat'ul hajaat be prayed for

Can salaat'ul hajaat be prayed for having a nikaah which has come to a halt The intention for doing nikaah was for the right reasons with good intention with consent from both sides of the family ...
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Dua Yastasheer and tawassul

I have been reciting these during Ramadan everyday and listening to it on YouTube and praying extra rakaats during rainfall does one have to continue reading till the dua is accepted? And is listening ...
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Sujood, and Salat Tawba

Can I ask Allah in Salat in Sujood of Dua in my own language? I don't know how to make Duas in Arabic. And one more thing: like this sujood, as you all may have heard of Salat Tawba. Can I perform the ...
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Two dua's needed in MP3 format

Anyone know where I can get the following dua's from in MP3 format? Dua 1: Arabic: اللهم رب الناس، مذهب البأس، اشف أنت الشافي، لا شافي إلا أنت، شفاءً لا يغادر سقماً Transliteration: Allahumma ...
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Any other duas to recite after qunoot?

I am Shaafi. In the Fajr Salaah, we recite Qunoot before sajda. Are there any preferred duas to recite after qunoot before going into sajda.
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What is dua-e-noor?

What is dua of noor and when did Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H) recite this dua? And what are the exact words of this dua?
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Making du'a and touching prayer map

Asalam alaykum. I have 2 questions: 1) Can women touch the prayer map when they are in menses? 2) When women make du'as, are their duas going to be accepted? How can they proceed for their du'as to ...
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Pray for a non-Muslim when he/she dies

I am very much honorable to a mathematician who is a non-Muslim. Recently, he died. Can I say إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ? Can I pray for him to Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) like we pray when a ...
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how to make an hajuma / hajumat

Assalamualaikum, I need help kanala, is it okay if I make my own Hajuma / Hajumat (maaf for the spelling) for my son for protection? What Duaa's would I need to put inside and does it have to be ...
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While I'm in my praying can I say Dua in different languages?

If I don't know the Arabic meaning of a Dua, can I say the Dua in a different language?
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I committed a major sin, how to repent or is there any Dua for it?

I went to one of my friend's flat. One of the boy over there called me and said he'll beat me up if I won't allow him to have sex with me. I was afraid. And didn't know what to do. I had sex with him. ...
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If a person is feeling jealous, what should they do?

If a person is feeling jealous, what should they do? And how should they react, what should they understand and what form of Ibadah should they do in connection to jealousy?
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Dua between adhaan and iqama

One of the best times to ask dua is between adhaan and iqama. Since iqama is addressed to those already in the mosque rather than a reminder for those outside, if a person who is at home uses this ...
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What is the general ruling on baduas? ( making negative duas on someone )

What is the general ruling on baduas? ( making negative duas on someone ) if someone has caused you so much harm that you feel anger and hate towards them to an extent that you want Allah to deal ...
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Which dua after wudhu is correct?

After performing wudhu, which dua are you supposed to recite? I have been researching this, and have found 2 slightly different variations. Which variation is correct according to the sunni > hanafi ...
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Is it obligatory to supplicate after salah?

Is it obligatory to supplicate after every salah? If yes then what are rulings on it?
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Authentic Dua for increasing memory [closed]

Is there any authentically reported Hadith or Quran ayat for Supplication to enhance memory?
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Is it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days?

Is it true that any haram food that we consume, our Dua's do not get accepted for 40 days? If so, where is the reference for this and does this include sheesha, smoking and other haram consumables?
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In what ways does Allah communicate with us?

In what ways does Allah communicate with us? If we have a problem, for example, and we ask Allah to provide a solution to our problems, but we can't think of any, how does Allah communicate with us? ...
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What's the true purpose of dua?

Allah is almighty and all knowing, he knows about our hopes and wishes and about our destiny, he knows what's best - so surely dua can't be about influencing him or making him change his mind. But ...
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Dua after salaah

Is there a correct way to do dua after salaah? I have been told that if you do not mention the prophet of islam in your dua's, your dua does not get accepted apparently. Not sure if this is true or ...
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Dua of the oppressed to an enemy?

When it is said that Dua of the oppressed will be accepted? does that mean if an enemy harms you, any Dua you make on that person will be accepted, even if it is negative?
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Can we make dua to ask for the highest point in Jannah (heaven)?

Can we make dua to ask for the highest point in Jannah (heaven)?
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When you make dua, when do you stop?

when you make dua, when do you stop? If what you asking for doesn't seem to come to light, virtually impossible, do you stop then?