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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What to say during times of distress, difficulty or calamity?

Which authentic Ahadith exist to act upon if somebody faces trouble, tough times, grief, et cetera, in his or her life? (I will post a comprehensive answer to this question) "... and there ...
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I have a question about salah ? Urgently

After saying the tashahudd I say the dua Allahumma inni zalamtu nafsi (this is some part of the dua) and blow on my chest is this this valid or bidah? And if you provide a hadith even better Urgent
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Is it permissible to pray for someone's death?

Is it permissible for me to pray for someone's death because I don't like her? There's this person I hate, and I want that person to die. If I pray for that person's death, will that prayer get ...
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What are the authentic, standard supplications (A'dyiah) and rememberances (Adhkar) after the Prayer?

Which ahadith and references from the scholars could be provided to answer this question? Continuation of "the authentic supplications (A'dyiah) during the Tashahhud."
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Dua not being accepted after eating something haram

If someone eats something haram knowingly and repents, after how long will Allah begin to accept his/her dua again?
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Is there a correct way to do dua after salaah? (Sunni, Hanafi, Deobandi viewpoint)

Is there a correct way to perform 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. I'm Not sure if this is ...
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What are the authentic supplications (A'dyiah) and rememberances (Adhkar) at Fajr, A'sr and Maghrib?

Which ahadith and references from the scholars could be provided to answer this question? (I will post an answer to this question) Continuation of "the authentic, standard supplications (A'dyiah)...
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What are the authentic supplications (A'dyiah) during the Tashahhud?

Which ahadith and references from the scholars could be provided to answer this question?
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Is there anything in the Quran or Hadith in that making supplications during Hajj or Umrah have a higher chance of getting accepted?

Alhamdulillah, I will be going to Umrah in a couple weeks InshAllah. Before putting my deposit down and making the decision to go on Umrah, I was in a very bad state with depression and crippling ...
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Is there any classification for this Hadith?

Al-I'raqi mentioned the following Hadith in Al-Ihya (p. 390), which is narrated in the book Al-Kanz (3593) from Al-Hindi and in the books such as Jam'i al-Hadith (23148) as well as Al-Jam'i al-Kabir (...
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As a revert, how do I stop losing my imaan when my duas are not answered? [closed]

I'm a revert from christianity, and I have been just trying to test out other religions and Islam is the one that stuck out to me even when I went back to Christianity. I saw that Islam really ...
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Duas in my mind I don't 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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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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Was Dua-e-Qunut part of the Quran earlier?

There is a saheeh report from Ameer al-Mu’mineen ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab (may Allah be pleased with him) that he used to recite in his qunoot soorat al-khal‘ and soorat al-hafd in Fajr prayer, and that ...
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How to make dua? Please help!

I am very confused because I'm not sure at what point in my prayer that i'm suppose to do dua. Do I do dua in a fard prayer? Do I do dua between the tashahhud and salam? Do I do dua after salam (end ...
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If I recite this du'a 3 times are all my major and minor sins forgiven?

If I read Astagfiru-l-Laaha-l Azim allazi la ilaaha illa huw al-haiy al-Qaiyyum wa attubu ilayhi 3 times, are all my sins major sins and minor sins forgiven? And shirk too because I have commited ...
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How to ask Allah to conceal my sins

I have lied and committed many sins. This was because I was not connected with Allah in the way I am now. Alhumdullilah I was shown back to the right path, but I’m fearful that my past lied and deceit ...
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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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do I have to repeat the dua for traveling on a transit?

let's say I'm using a bus, and to my destination I have a transit. Do I have to repeat the dua again on the second bus? or just once for a trip?
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What is the best dua to make to protect you against the consequences of something you’ve done?

I’ve made a really bad mistake recently and I’m terrified of the consequences of what’s going to happen to me. I’ve become severely depressed and the only thing that’s keeping me going is my belief in ...
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Regarding oppressed people

Is it true that an oppressed persons prayers are answered quickly by Allah and we should avoid oppressing people. I want a detailed answer as much as possible for this question.
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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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Dua's in sujood

Assalamualaikum, I want to do longer sujoods. This is because I want to feel more connected to Allah(swt) in my prayers. In my sujoods, can I recite dua's. For example can I recite, "Hasbi Allahu ...
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Waterproof wax on my arm while doing wudu

If someone could please help to clear this doubt it will help a lot. So before I started doing my wudu I was aware of the fact that there was wax on my arm. After I had finished praying and made my ...
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What is the difference between "Ajirna" and "Ajirni"?

I don't know Arabic very well. Our imam in the mosque says "Allahumma Ajirna Minan Naar" and we say "Ameen" to it. Now due to lockdown, I hear to radio more often and I noticed that the Imam in ...
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Are there any dua's to help getting married to someone?

I want to get married soon. I have a person whom I want to get married to. But my parents are not allowing as they don’t like the guy. They think he is not the right choice and never even talked to ...
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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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Acceptance of dua

In the past I didn’t know that you had to to send the salutation and I ask Allah for forgiveness in my dua but didn’t send the salution because I didn’t know is my repentance accepted or no ?
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Are there any duas that will make my particular problem go away?

(This is question is intentionally left vague as it is meant to provide canonical answers to a wide class of questions.) I have a very particular problem that has been bothering me. Even if I prayed ...
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How do i make dua in sujud?

What rakat in sujud do you make a dua at, can you also do it after tashahhud? And can you make a dua from your heart or from the quran?
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Is a non-Muslim allowed to make Dua?

A friends family member has passed and I was asked to make Dua. I’m not Muslim so I looked it up but am I allowed to do so? I didn’t want to be rude and reject without knowing for sure.
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Reading duas again and again

Aoa I have begun to have mild OCD for the past few months and struggle whenever I am reading duas. For example, I read a dua to seek protection from trials and tribulations, which you read when you ...
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Will my dua be accepted after this?

Assalamualaikum, I made a dua a week ago and I wanted it to complete. So for my dua to complete I did dua during prostration and rade Surah - Fath everyday and tried to lessen my sins. I used to do ...
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Giving up sin for accepting dua

I am doing one sin long time (more than 10yrs Please include me in your duas). But now I have dua that I wish very very to accept by allah. So i give up all the sins and started doing good indeeds. ...
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is the both dua authentic or one of them is authentic?

Dua 1 is https://sunnah.com/bukhari:6369 حَدَّثَنَا خَالِدُ بْنُ مَخْلَدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا سُلَيْمَانُ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي عَمْرُو بْنُ أَبِي عَمْرٍو، قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَنَسًا، قَالَ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله ...
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If everything is known by Allah why do we need to pray?

So I have been thinking about this for a long time. If Allah knows everything then what is the need to pray? If something good or bad is written in our fate, it’s going to happen regardless of whether ...
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Can you compare something on earth to something in heaven?

This is a question a very intelligent friend of mine is asking. Abdul Basit's voice is described as "Voice of Heaven," is that allowed in islam? Is it halal to imagine heaven?
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Making a duaa from the heart

Salam, I was making duaa and it felt a lot different this time like I was actually making a connection with Allah. I started to cry whilst making duaa and after the duaa I felt relieved and a lot ...
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Is praying for non-Muslims permissible in Islam?

Can a Muslim pray for a non Muslim? As far as I know when a Muslim sneezes if someone tells him "Yarhamkom Allah" he can reply by saying "Yahdekom Allah wa yosleh balakom" to him. Are some prayers ...
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Is this Du'a after Wudu proven to be Sahih or Da'if?

Before posing my specific question, I would like to state that there is obviously a great difference to ask about a narration's authenticity which is discussed to be either Hasan or Da'if. ...
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Is there any such a dhikr?

ASALAMUALAKUM. I have a question...i heard that there is this dhikr or dua that if you say it then Allah will wipe out your major sins called " Astagfirulah al adheem al lazi la ilaha ila huwal ...
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Is asking for dua the same as asking for ruqia?

So we know from a hadith that 70000 Muslim people will enter heaven without being brought to account if they don't ask for Ruqia (not the only requirement), I wanted to know if asking for dua from ...
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Can I make that dua?

Is it permitted to make dua for my family, saying "Oh Allah save my family from hellfire and go to Jannah," but they are lazy to pray, and at the same time I want my family to go to Jannah, ...
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Dua for marriage

Forgive me if this appears to be a dumb question but I am asking here anyway given how helpful everybody is here. Do you know of any surah/dua that will help me to marry sooner and the kind of man I ...
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I think that because of my sins, my dua may not be getting accepted

Assalam-O-Alaikum Wrwb, I am a young Muslim man and I have found out that I have been "repenting and then repeating." By this, I mean I have been committing sin (I am abhorred to admit that ...
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Is it possible to make dua to Allah to see Allah in my dream for guidance?

I want to see Allah in my dream asking if I am going towards Jannah.
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How to properly do dua?

I would just get on my knees and just start asking, but I have been told that I have to send blessings to the prophet (pbuh) or it won't be valid. That I should thank Allah swt first then bless the ...
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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 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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Dua during sujood

Salam, I learned that you can make dua during sujood and that is when you are closest to Allah. Like for example "O Allah please help me in ____". Can you also make a dua where you thank ...

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