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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I always put my husband in troble? [on hold]

asalamualikum every six month i damage something see a year ago i put my brand new iphones in water it cost me $600 and a six months ago i met with an accident i crashed the car it cost me $600 and ...
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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? if what you asking for doesn't seem to come to light, virtually impossible, do you stop then?

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?
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Importance of Qul

I have read that there is no importance to Qul/Khatam or Barsi, but people do it. When someone do Qul of a deceased one, what should one recite? I don't know Arabic Quran so what else can I do? And if ...
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The Role of Du'as in religion and Qurb e Elahi?

According to Shia, there are many du'as refering to ahl al=bait narrated in many books as Sahifa Sajjadiah, Mafatih al-Janan, Iqbal and Mesbah.... that are considarable.What is the role and postion of ...
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Signs from allah

I made dua to allah to send me a sign to indicate something , that if a certain person talks to me that it would indicate a certain thing . And it happend !! Is it truly a sign or probably a ...
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Can Allah change the past?

If we ask Allah to remove something from our past like it never happened, can he do that? I know Allah works in ways we couldn't even imagine.
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Alahuma Salee w salem ala sydna muhammad?

What is the meaning of the following (Alahuma Salee w salem ala sydna muhammad), is the salaa mentioned here is the same sala that we perform, asking this to understand how can we say Allah ...
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What is the difference between SHIFA'ah and SHAFA'ah?

I want to know the exact meaning and difference between SHIFA'ah and SHAFA'ah and which one we need to ask Allah for?
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How powerful is this dua?

I heard that the Dua Yastasheer , is a very powerful Dua and if you recite it 3 times there is nothing that Allah won't grant of your wishes in this life and the hereafter , has anyone else heard this ...
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How to be a proper Imam in a congregation of fardhu correctly? (Leading of Prayers)

Assalamu Alaikum all I'm new here and I can't find any questions that is related to "How to be an Imam." Just would like to establish that my question is here for my own setting (and hopefully for ...
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Can I make dua for the past?

I don't know if this makes sense but: What if I desperately pray and say "O Allah!, please make sure that my laptop wasn't hacked at that time (in the past)". As Allah knows everything about our ...
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Can Allah do the impossible?

Have you had a moment in your life where Allah truly did the impossible for you? And is he truly capable of all things? If I were to make dua and say "oh, Allah hopefully my teacher won't notice the ...
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Can Allah grant her wish?

Okay so my friend, she's a very kind hearted, sweet & full of joy Muslim girl . She does try to pray 5 times a day , and she barely swears . Just recently she told me that a thought just came to ...
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Can allah prevent this ?

Okay so my friend is worried that her webcam was hacked all this time , can she make dua and pray to allah to make sure it wasn't ?
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Is it permissible to pray for my own death?

Is it permissible in Islam for someone to pray for themselves to die? Assuming you do nothing to purposefully bring about death on yourself.
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Is reciting qunoot mandatory in fajr salat?

In shaafi's book, I have studied that 'Qunoot is mandatory in fajr salat', after returning from second ruku, we have to recite qunoot at childhood. After that, I'm not having believe on shaafi , ...
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Is it required to recite durood in dua?

If someone does not recite durood in dua and plainly asks Allah for what he wants, is his dua valid? Does he have to recite durood in dua or is it optional? Please answer with proof. Thank you.
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Speaking during sex

Is it allowed to talk with spouse during the sexual intercourse ? i have heard as its not good to talk. and is there any dua (invocation) to be recited before having intercourse every time and any ...
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Is it permissible to make dua'a during a mandatory prayer?

Bismillah. Someone once told me that it's better to make du'a in the sajda (prostrating) when we are praying a sunnah prayer, rather than to make it during a mandatory prayer. Is this true? Or can we ...
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Where is the Nur Buat prayer from?

I have chanced upon this blog (link below) and found the Nur Buat prayer. http://magicseaopen.blogspot.sg/2012/05/gift-from-god-nur-buat-prayer.html I been searching for the past hour to find out ...
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How do I know if I should make dua for what I want or stop making dua?

Considering the meaning of destiney, we can change our destiney with dua. What if I want something so much but I don't know if it's good for me or not? And Allah knows the best, so what he has ...
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How can I make dua for a Muslim who committed suicide?

I read that if a Muslim committed suicide, then that person will enter hell without any question. How can I make dua for a Muslim brother who committed suicide? (i.e. what are the things that I can ...
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How to overcome the bad effects of mother's curse?

When he was a child, a Muslim brother's mother would curse him when she was angry with him owing to his naughtiness with words like "May you always cry in your life," and other such strong curses. ...
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Am I allowed to make Duaa against someone ?

I would like to know if its ok to make duaa and pray for someone to receive the same as they did to me whether it is good or bad. Someone did something bad and is continuing with their evil ...
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ًWhat are the sins that was stated in Duaa Kumail?

In Duaa Kumail ben Ziad you can read this: اَللّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي الذُّنُوبَ الَّتي تَهْتِكُ الْعِصَمَ، اَللّـهُمَّ اغْفِـرْ لِي الذُّنُوبَ الَّتي تُنْزِلُ النِّقَمَ، اَللّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي ...
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Which Dua is know as Mustadafeen/Mustazafeen?

I've looked around to try to find some posts on this but none that address my specific question (that I could find). I want to know which Dua is known as Mustadafeen or Mustazafeen according to Hadith ...
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Wishing to convert [closed]

What if Allah does not answer your prayer if you have asked Him whether Islam is the right way to follow. Should I wait and keep on praying or just forget about my desire and move on the way I always ...
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Should one keep on praying if they haven't realized that their prayers have been answered? Are prayers answered in dreams?

Allah listens to every prayer and answers all of them when the time's right. Suppose one doesn't realize that He has answered or that an answer was from Him. Question: Should one keep on praying ...
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Drinking a Dua?

When my Aunty was pregnant she would put this paper in some water and drink it. I am not sure what it was and why she would do it. The paper has writing and she would want to wash the writing off the ...
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Making Dua to Marry a Specific Person

Assalaamualaikum! Is it possible that Allah changes the person one will marry if one makes a dua, because prayers can change fate of a person if Allah accepts that dua? In other words, can one ask ...
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What is Sahih al-Jami`?

A relative mailed me this du'a after my mother passed away last week. Whoever is stricken with sadness, grief, sickness or hardship and says: "Allahu Rabbi, la sharika lah" (Allah is my Lord, ...
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What's the significance of placing one's right hand over the head after the prayer?

What is the significance of placing the right hand on one's head after the prayer? Is it a manner of praying/supplication? If so, how is it different from the usual raising of the palms and having ...
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Dua to make irate People Happy [closed]

My Question is, What is the dua to make irate people i.e someone which is disappointed and not talking to someone, Happy and talking to him? I am asking this question because my Sister (which is not ...
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Dua'a for things you do not mean

Sometimes i subconsciously ask for bad things in my Dua'a that i don't want. Because i know that i'm not supposed to ask it, it just happens. e.g. i will make a Dua'a that my children will be happy ...
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Best to wake up for fajr by alarm or by nyyah(intention)?

I believe not only me, but many Muslims around the world has experienced one great challenge---wake up for fajr. I heard a practice that the best way to wake up is to wake up by making niyyah ...
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Dua for non believing sister

I am a Muslim and have one sister who is a non believer, she worships Gea, a mythological entity. Is it haraam for me to make Dua and ask forgiveness for her. I have read some hadith on the subject ...
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Is sujood is permissible outside salat when it is only for asking Dua?

Is it permissible to ask dua in state of sujood outside salat? i.e. just for sake of DUA, can we do sujood?
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Dua after prayer! [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum. I'd like to know if making Dua along with the Imaam after prayer which is generally seen everywhere is permissible in Islam or we can make Dua alone? I came to learn it could lead to ...
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Is it sunnah to make group dua after Fard jamaath prayer?

I know that it is sunnah of prophet(PBUH) to make group dua and say ameen for that. But, my question is Is it sunnah to make group dua after Fard jamaath prayer? In our area(Tamilnadu, India) we ...
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What is the difference between saying Oh My Allah and Oh Allah

we use two different prayers and call the Lord Almighty in different ways. for example O Allah forgive my sins O My Allah Forgive my sins What is the difference between above two ways. Thank You ...
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What is Dua Qunut and when should we recite it in the Prayer/Salat?

Assalamualaikum everyone. As the title says: What is Dua Qunut and when should we recite it in the Prayer/Salat? Please post the Dua/Sura too. I need to learn it
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Is it allowed to make dua for non muslims?

Is it allowed to make dua for non-muslims? If so, then please suggest one for me because I am to give out a dua for them in front of the whole school to pass their exams.
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Should i say sallallahu alaihi wa sallam or alaihis salam within salat

If Muslims hear or utter the name of any prophet (peace be upon them all) they say sallallahu alaihi wa sallam or alaihis salam ('peace be upon him') For example, Muhammad (pbuh), Jesus (pbuh). ...
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Dua qunoot in Witr prayer

What is the source of this dua (dua qunoot read in Witr prayer by people from Hanafi school)? Are these verses from holy Quran or Sunnah? Allahumma inna nasta'inuka wa nastaghfiruka, wa nu'minu ...
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How many names are provided for Allah in Quran and Hadith?

When there are already 1000 questions are the islam.StackExchange, I found it interesting to ask the question 1001 about 1001 names of Allah: There is a Du'a narrated from Imam Ali-ibn-Hussain from ...