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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Importance of Qul

I have read that there is no importance to Qul/Khatam or Barsi, but people do it. When someone does Qul of a deceased one, what should one recite? I don't know how to read the Quran except for a few ...
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How to ask forgiveness when you wish something bad?

Well now we are in a very critical situation because of corona. All the educational institutions are closed. I am also a student.I wished corona to never end. Because if corona ends I have to go to ...
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Right of husband over Bidah issue?

We have taken my wife brothers after her mom passed away. They make dua/prayer for his mom before eating on Thursday. I asked my wife of why do you guys do it and her answer was we make dua so ...
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Can the grave of the Prophet ever be worshipped?

The hadith : O Allah, do not turn my grave into an idol that is worshiped. Musnad ahmad and Muwaata imam Malik. Some people derive from this that the Prophet's grave would never be worshipped as ...
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Duas for helping one from stammering issue

I am having this stammering problem since from childhood. At school I have been embarrassed many times because of my stammering issue.I went to speech therapist but doctor says there is no complete ...
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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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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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Order after Salat?

After salat muslims can do Thikr (33,33,34), Dua, and recite the Qur'an. Is there a specific order (ie. of Dua, Thikr, Qur'an) given in any of the Madhabs for these? Is there a 'correct' order, or are ...
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Dua for an early Marriage

I am a woman an only daughter, I have been engaged for about 3years now my fiance and I are ready for marriage but my father inlaw keeps delaying our wedding because of irrelevant reason, also my ...
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Need a reference for a hadith about staying at the grave after burial

I recently came across a quote on FB that was claimed as being a hadith. The summary of the quote was that after the janazah and burial of one's deceased parent, one should stay at their grave, ...
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Is magic real? I want to get rid of jinns

I think I have jinns in my house and I want to get rid of them . Need references from Quran and hadith. We hear weird sounds sometimes and we get horrible dreams and repeated dreams. What do you do if ...
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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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Any effective Dua to pass the exam

Assalamualaikum.i am a student.I am currently preparing for an exam.It is very tough for me to pass the exam and obtain a good rank.But I am trying my level best and studying very sincerely.Can you ...
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Is it must to follow a negative result after praying istikhara

Assalamu aleykum I had relationship with a boy for nearly 2 years. We chose each other for our deen and planned to get married. Alhamdulilah our parents accepted. Within our relationship we had ...
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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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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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Does wiping your nose during Munajat breaches the act?

Assalamualaikum.At the end of the my salat I regularly perform "Munajat".Sometimes what happens is I get really emotional and tears start rolling down providing me with runny nose that makes me look ...
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My Question is is it haram to take picture of a food before eating?

As i have seen many people mostly our muslim, instead of reciting holy verses (بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم). They are taking their meal pictures and posting it on their Instagram for to get likes and fame. ...
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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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Is making dua by raising hand after sunnah prayer valid?

Assalamualaikum. I am seeing some hadith that making dua by raising hand after prayer is not valid. I found the following fatwa that is recommending making dua by raising hands after fard prayer. ...
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What is the opening Du'aa of salat?

What should I say immediately after starting any salat? i.e, after Takbeer (saying Allahu Akbar الله أكبر) and before beginning recitation of surah Fatiha.
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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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How are prayers answered?

If we pray to Allah (SWT) for something, but it does not happen or does not happen fully, do we say Allah still answered the prayer but in His Wisdom he did not grant exactly what we requested? Or, ...
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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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How is a women in her menses supposed to make dua without making wudu?

I know we have to be purify before making salah and praising Allah swt. But how's a woman supposed to make supplications to Allah swt if she's on her menses and not purify.
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Help me In recovering [closed]

Hello Brothers and Sisters, I am writing here as a resort for help. I dont know what to do. months ago i got involved in things I shouldn't have, I had been talking with a guy from my middle eastern ...
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Saying this dua before salam?

Usually before I finish my prayer by doing salam (and after allahumma salee ala muhammad) I say this dua: Rabbana Atina Fid Dunya Hasanatan Wa Fil Akhirati Hasanatan Waqina Azabannar رَبَّنَا آتِنَا ...
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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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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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How to check Hadith reference [duplicate]

have downloaded this app Hinsul Muslim it contains all the duas . So tell mehow to check reference of Hadith the reference the app gives is like Bukhari 7/158 how to convert that fraction in Hadith no ...
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Is there a basis for supplicating the dua of Yunus in times of disaster?

Is there anywhere written in hadith that we have to read Dua Younus for 1,25,000 to get rid of stress or major disaster like Corona Virus? My mother follows a book where it's said to read Dua for ...
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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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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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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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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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Is sujood 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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Is there a correct way to do dua after salaah? (Sunni, Hanafi, Deobandi viewpoint)

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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What Duaa is to be recited before breaking the fast and at the beginning of the fast?

I generally read this duaa: Allahumma laka sumtu wa bika aamantu va Alaika tawakkaltu wa Ala rizqika aftartu. (Before breaking the fast) And: Bisawmi gadin navaitu min shahri Ramadan (At the ...
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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 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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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 getting answered

I made a dua then I became hasty even after knowing that I shouldn't do that I did but I want my dua to get answered. What to do?
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Is it permissible to say a portion of the Serenity prayer

I came across the following prayer titled the Serenity Prayer: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; ...
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Best dua al mas'ala

Yasir Qadhi in series "dua weapon of believer " explains 2 types of dua. The first being dua al ibadat. The second is dua al mas'ala دعاء المسألة. Revelation has explicitly mentioned the best dua al ...
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Can dua help me achieve certain grades on my exams?

I have a really specific situation. I need to get a minimum grade of BBB in my exams however I feel as though I will get far from this. It is compulsory I get these grades otherwise I cannot continue ...
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In Jannah, can I ask to live a life as a footballer?

Asalumallakum brothers and sisters, Since a child, i have always been a die hard football fan. I have always dreamed to become a footballer and play in Europe. So i want to know, if i enter jannah ...
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Can we read something like “Ya Hafizo”, "darood tanjeena and surah muzamil in our periods?

Can we read surah and wazaif in our menstrual cycle.
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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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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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Making my own dua

I Know in Islam you are allowed to make your own dua's But I don't know how. I want to make my own dua but I don't know where to find the right translation to the words I want to say. Can someone ...

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