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Questions tagged [dua]

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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How does one seek forgiveness and stay away from incest

What should one do if one has committed a sin as incest? How should one seek forgiveness and how should one stay away from such a sin if the urge begins.quoting "I feel really ashamed of committing ...
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Removing curse on me after I did bad

Assalamu slaikkum warahmathullahi wabarakathuhu. Dear brothers and sisters, kindly help me. May Allah bless you all abundantly. I am a 23 year old with a compulsive behaviour of stealing small ...
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Are we rewarded for dhikr in the mind only without uttering a single word?

Are we rewarded for dhikr in the mind of the type of saying 1000 times estagfirullah, la ilahe ilallah, Alhamdulilah, ja mukal libel kulubi thebit kalbi ala dinik in the mind only without uttering a ...
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Is the prayer for a spouse instantly accepted?

I heard that when parents pray for their children Allah accepts it instantly. Does Husband-wife's prayer does the same thing?
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Duas in my mind i dont want

Sometimes I accidentally make duas in my mind which I do not want. IF I want something, my mind says something opposite and I start smacking my head because I do not want that dua in my mind to be ...
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Are there different positions or manners to raise hands for du'a depending on the situation?

My question is about the fiqh of du'a: In the sunnah we read: Anas b. Malik reported that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) prayed for rain pointing the back of his hands to the sky. (Sahih Muslim) The ...
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Can I marry a person I won't be able to marry in first place if I make du'a? [closed]

i am in love with a guy . i went to a person as i was having a problem . he told me to forget the person as you wont be able to marry him ...he is not in your qadr alllah tallah says dua changes qadr ...
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Did the holy prophet Muhammad SAW recite this supplication/dua?

Is the following dua proven have a history in hadith? I mean if there is a record that the holy prophet SAW used to or ever recited this dua given here:
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Is it permissible to ask Allah to deliver a message to a deceased person?

Is it wrong to pray to Allah asking to deliver a message to a deceased person or one of His messengers or the prophet Isa (not yet deceased), say if the person had wronged them and the wronged party ...
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Dua to be protected from being answerable/subjugated to a Kaafir?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I'm searching for a dua that our Beloved Prophet (Saw) made, IF any, regarding protection by Allah Swt from the humiliation or subjugation of the kaafir. Can you ...
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Is there any worship or du'a that makes memorizing the qur'an easier?

I'm keen to memorize the qur'an, beside the fact that it would need time and efforts which I'm willing to spent. I was asking myself if there's any known supplication or tradition of such or a prayer ...
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Duas not answered

I always pray to Allah, but my duas are never answered. I feel Allah is angry with me although I constantly ask for repentance. What should I do so that Allah answers my prayers or at least I have ...
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What Dua can I make to ask Allah to ease the difficulties of another person?

I found this Dua: https://hamariweb.com/islam/musibat_zada_ko_dekhte_waqt_ki_dua_md48.aspx الحَمْدُ للهِ الَّذِي عَافَانِي مِمَّا ابْتَلاكَ بِهِ، وَفَضَّلَنِي عَلَى كَثيْر ٍ مِمَّنْ خَلَقَ تَفْضِيْلا....
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Can I make Dua in English, must it be a Surah from Quran? [duplicate]

I don't speak Arabic, therefore if I'm making dua to Allah does it always have to be a surah from the Quran or can I make dua in English anytime too? For example: “O’ Allah please help me to do well ...
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is the allowed in islam to look at first moon of RABI UL AWAL and put our hands up for dua?

we have listen to many people to that first look at the moon of RABI UL AWAL AND wish what ever you want will probably come true but some people said that it is haram because moon is the creation of ...
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What is Qunût an-Nawâzil?

What is Qunût an-Nawâzil? I came across this term while reading a book, I have never heard this term before and unfortunately the book barely explained what it was. From what I was able to guess it is ...
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Why do the shafi'i school of fiqh consider it sunnah to make du'a with the backs of the hands upwards?

In the sunnah we read ahadith telling us how to do when supplicating (making du'a) The Prophet (ﷺ) said: When you make requests to Allah, do so with the palms of your hands, and not backs, upwards. ...
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Accidentally asking for dua I don’t want in my mind

It’s been a few days now I’ve been wanting something from Allah but then I’m getting these thoughts that are exactly the opposite of what I want. Will the negative duas be accepted? I don’t want them ...
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Quran 55:29-31 interpretation “yas aluhu”

I want to ask about What is the interpretation of Quran 55:29 and the relation with Quran 55:31? Does the word "yas aluhu" here means to do dua and the meaning "we will attend to you" means Allah ...
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When Dua is get accepted by Allah 100%

Can you tell me when Dua gets accepted 100% by Allah? Or in which Namaz Dua is get accepted by Allah 100%? Please tell me that.
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How to get a dua accepted?

How to get my dua answered? How to earn Allah's mercy? I have been praying desperately for past many months but life still is not improving significantly. Sometimes things improve and then they become ...
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Does Allah help people who do not help themselves?

Salam, Allah and the Prophet saw always talk about how important it is for us to make dua and ask for anything that we want. But at the same time, we are told that we can’t ask for something and not ...
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I lied about a dream and I want to do tauba

I lied about having a dream about someone. I told them I had a dream about them. I wanted to be in touch with them and made it up. I thought it was a good way to start a conversation for them. ...
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Do I need to recite the duas before entering and exiting toilet/washroom if I am going for bathing only?

I am a revert to Deen e Islam. I wanted to know if I had to recite the duas before entering and exiting toilet/washroom if I am just going to bath and not relieve myself.
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Is it compulsory to recite short duas in Arabic?

I wanted to know if the short duas, like while travelling, while getting on a vehicle, while entering/exiting toilets, making decision for wudu/salat, etc are compulsory to be said in Arabic or could ...
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What is the evidence for performing takbeer after the recitation of the surahs from a-Doha until an-Nas?

In my answer on Making Dua in middle of salah? I've tried to explain what I do mean to interact with the Qur'an this for example means for example: to say subhan Allah سبحان الله (to praise Allah) ...
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Is death time predestined or can it be extended by supplication?

Is it true that dua and keeping one's kin close could extend one's lifespan? Inversely, could severing one's relationships be a cause for someone's early demise? Ajal'ul qada' and ajal'ul qadar? For ...
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What portion of Sura al-Hashr should minimally be recited as post salat and dua supplication?

I am Sunni hannafi muslim and the tradition at the masjids I attend, the imam recites the last portion of ayas from sura al-Hashr (Quran:59) after the duas of the morning (Fajr) and noon (Zuhr) salats,...
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Can a teen age girl can shave her head due to lice and hair loss problems

Shaving head due to lice and hair problems
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How to get rid of a sihr? [duplicate]

First of all I apologize for my grammar as english is not my first language and I don’t know what’re the exact words in some sentences. So someone did sihr to my best friend and her whole family. Her ...
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Is it true that the recording angels on our shoulders say “Ameen” to the negative things we say/questions we ask?

Asalam alaikum! I just had an argument with someone about this, who told me I shouldn't even ask negative questions. (I asked something along the lines of, "What if the car breaks down?" And he ...
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Making Dua in middle of salah?

Narrated Awf ibn Malik al-Ashja'i: I stood up to pray along with the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ); he got up and recited Surat al-Baqarah (Surah 2). When he came to a verse which spoke of mercy, he ...
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Fate vs. Prayer: Everything happens the way Allah intended, then why make dua? [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum. My doubt is regarding making duas. We have been known that Allah has knowledge of our present and our past and everything which happened and will happen has been recorded or written ...
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Is there any dua that I can use so that I can be asked in my own language in the grave?

I was born in Romania and I'm half Romanian and half Arab. I went to Kuwait and I stayed for 12 years. I used to know Arabic well, but now I forgot how to write and speak. I barely understand Arabic ...
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Order after Salat?

After salat I do Thikr (33,33,34), Dua, and then Qur'an. I see other people in the masjid using a different order (eg. Dua, Thikr, Qur'an). Is there a 'correct' order, or are there different ...
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Can we recite quranic duas after the last tashahhud?

I wanted to know if it is permissible to recite the duas from the Quran after the last Tashahudd in prayer. I know that I can make duas after the last Tashahudd but I am wondering if there are any ...
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Is it preferable for someone to ask God To take revenge on a specific person for him rather than doing by himself?

The reason I’m asking this because, we were oppressed by another 2 Muslim children. Allow me to tell you a little story. STORY TIME Long ago, when me and my sister we’re Christians, we were small. ...
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How can one increase the life span and youth?

I have a question which is about death. I know that God Almighty has fixed everyone's age for death to arrive to one of them. I wonder if for example I'm 18 years old and I’m very healthy person ...
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Did Qu'ran say that make a dua for people to convert to Islam?

I've been thinking about that we pray for our family or friends or people who convert to Islam. Did Qu'ran say anything like that?
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Why we make salat for the prophet?

I was wondering why we make 'salat' for the prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him) while he don't need it !
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What is the right time for reading morning and evening duas ?

Can we read morning duas after fajar prayer and can we read evening duas after maghrib prayer ?
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What dua's and dhikrs are recommended to recite when going to sleep?

I'd like to know about what kinds of du'a and dhikr are recommended to perform when one wants to go to sleep? I'm sure there's a whole lot, I don't expect a full list, but a refrenced and sourced one....
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can you make dua inside of salat in any language if you are not a native?

Is it okay to make dua inside of salat like while prostrating or in tahsahhud in any language that you speak if you do not know Arabic?
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Is seeking the help of angels permissible in Islam?

Selam Aleykum, I have a relative who was born muslim, but does not perform the requirements. Years ago she read a book about communicating with and seeking the aid and advice of angels. And since ...
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Supplicating by means of creation [closed]

The opinion of abu hanifa is, its wrong to supplicate by means of creation. ad -Durrul -Mukhtaar (2/630) Aboo Haneefah said : It is not fitting at all that anyone should supplicate to Allaah except ...
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Is it okay to use law of attraction to get prayers answered from the Almighty or is it shirk?

Is it okay to use law of attraction to get prayers answered from the Almighty or is it shirk? Because I have prayed and prayed and I didn't get any response? I was thinking maybe I was doing something ...
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Can we recite any dua during Tashahhud before salam?

I know there are already many duas that can be recited before final salaam but what if I haven't yet memorized all of them? Can I recite any dua from Quran and Hadith before salaam? Is there any kind ...
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Can you make your own dua instead of duas that are already prescribed?

The common dua for breaking fast is: اللَّهُمَّ لَكَ صُمْتُ وَعَلَى رِزْقِكَ أَفْطَرْتُ (Abu Dawood) Can you change this dua? Will it be allowed?
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Popular du'a for breaking fast is weak / when to say?

According to islamqa.info the du'a “Allaahumma laka sumtu wa ‘ala rizqika aftartu (O Allaah, for You I have fasted and by Your provision I have broken the fast)" is weak but this is hasan “...
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What am I expected to do when people ask me to pray for them?

Every now and then people ask me to pray for them. As a convert (and formerly long-term atheist), it wasn't all that long ago when I started praying, so I'm not familiar with praying for people. ...