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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Can we change our destiny by “dua”?

On one hand, I've learned that our destiny is fixed and does not change. On the other hand, I've learned a concept called "dua" which I use to talk to Allah, complaining and such. So would my "dua" ...
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Thana (Dua Isteftah) is necessary on missing Rakah or not?

Asalamualikum sir, I want to ask you that if I say missing Rakah then SANA is necessary or not for 1st RAKAH, please give me a satisfactory answer. Thanks.
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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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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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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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Is it permissible to make dua for non-Muslims?

Is it permissible 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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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 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, hanafi....
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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 is there a fixed destiny if we have free will?

Well, as far as I am concerned we have a fixed destiny. But I also know that it can be changed by dua. But if one doesn't make any dua then? I suppose it will remain unchanged. If so then where id our ...
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Are dua's without action accepted by Allah?

There is a hadith relating to the Prophet and a Bedouin. One day Prophet Muhammad ( peace and blessings be upon him) noticed a Bedouin leaving his camel without tying it. He asked the Bedouin - ...
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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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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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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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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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Why do some masajid ask us to read Surah Fatiha in dua?

After Farz prayers, normally the Imam does a dua in which we all participate. I have observed a few masjids I visited, the Imams in middle of dua say 'Al-Fatiha' and then goes quite for 20-30 seconds ...
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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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Is raising hands in du'a (dua) bid'ah?

I have many questions about that: Is raising one's hands for du'a after each and every salat bid'a? Is it true that the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) never really raised his hands in Du'a except in ...
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What is the source of this dua read 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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Are curses the exact opposite of dua's?

Are curses the exact opposite of dua's? I understand from the last question I asked titled "Dua with or without action" that dua's need to be followed by action, i.e. if your dua is for health and ...
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Can Allah change the past? [duplicate]

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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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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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 the meaning of سعدیک and و الشرّ لیس الیک 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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How many times or when do we need to make the 'laylatul qadr dua'?

There was a Hadith of when Aisha (رضي الله عنها) asked the prophet (عليه الصلاة والسلام) about what Dua to make in laylatul qadr, he told her: (اللهم انك عفوٌ تحب العفو فاعف عني). When during laylatul ...
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If I make dua to be married in jannah to a man I love but who is not my husband, would it be valid? [duplicate]

Suppose I love someone so much, but cannot marry him. Now I've decided to marry another person, as per my parents wish, and I'm loyal to my husband fulfilling all his demands and obedient. But I'm ...
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Which dua can I recite at the last sitting of salah?

What dua can I read after attahiyat and durood and before Salam, in the last sitting of Salah? In hadith I found that Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) used to recite a lot of dua, hamd, and sana in the ...
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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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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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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?
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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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Can we supplicate to Allah without wudu/ablution?

Can we supplicate to Allah without wudu/ablution, at any place, at any time?