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 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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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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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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When is the time of response mentioned in this following hadith?

I have read a hadith that says, every night there is an hour when no Muslim asks Allah of anything and he will be given that. Can anyone tell me is there any record or authentic opinion about when ...
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Do I have to say this dua before every salah?

Inni wajjahtu wajhiya lillahi fatiri s-mawaati wal ard hanii-fa-n wamaa ana minal mushrikeen. For example, let's say I want to pray Maghrib (3 raka'a fard and 2 raka'a sunnah). So, I first recite ...
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Is it acceptable to place the elbows on my thighs and knees during supplication because of tiredness?

When I perform supplication (dua), I raise my hands but after several minutes my arms feel tired, so in general I feel more comfortable to place my elbows on my thighs or knees. I still do maintain ...
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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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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 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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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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What is the origin of the supplication: “O Allah, light my heart with knowledge”?

There is a du'a' (supplication) that says: اللهم نور بالعلم قلبي، وافتح بطاعتك بدني، وخلص من الفتن سري، وقني شر وساوس الشيطان، واجرني منه يا رحمن، حتى لا يكون له علي سلطان وقل ربي زدنى علما ...
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Can we exchange our good deeds in order to get something in this world?

Can we exchange our good deeds in order to get something in this world? I saw many people that pray to Allah that "he can take my good deeds and in return he give my parents or friend longer life" ...
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What do you say during the final Tashahhud, and when standing up from Rukuu'?

What is obligatory to say in salah? Question: In salah, is saying: rabbi ighfir li (Arabic: ربى اغفر لى) and rabbana wa lak al-hamd (Arabic: ربنا ولك الحمد) obligatory or is it sunnah? Also when you ...
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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 is the significance of Dua Simat?

I am reading the wikipedia page on Dua Simat دعاء السمات, but it does not clearly reference any Islamic texts. Are there any (sunni) hadiths relating to this Dua? Edit: From wiki, The initial (...
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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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Bad dua on boss?

Skip to last paragraph if you dont want full story I am apprentice today i did my last exam and told my boss that after friday im leaving as the course has finished he said he will rong and find out, ...
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Supplication (dua) for sakina

There is usually a supplication from an authentic source (such as the major hadith collections) for (almost) every occasion. Is there one for: asking for sakina (tranquility)?
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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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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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How authentic is salat ul hajah?

I have read a hadith about salat ul hajah or prayer of need which says pray two rakat after ablution and then making a particular Dua. But the grade of the hadith is daif. My question is, is there any ...
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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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Is it allowed to say ameen when imam asks Dua after every prayer?

I heard that duas cannot be asked in group and it should be asked alone but In my country, after every prayer , after completing the dhikr , imam asks Dua and all people say ameen thinking that the ...
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These are very shocking Ahadeeth, can you all answer this for me?

What's the authenticity of this? It doesn't have a hadith number too it, whats its isnaad levels? Does anybody reject this hadeeth sanad, any of the ones who wrote these hadeeths? 1) Sayyiduna Sa’d ...
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Refrence of dua/hadith which mentions all things Prophet Muhammad(Peace be Upon him) sought refuge from?

What is the refrence/link of hadith/dua whose approximate wording is that " Ya Allah please protect me from every evil thing Prophet Muhammad(Peace be Upon him) sought refuge and please grant me every ...
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Supplication (dua) for minding one's own business

There is usually a supplication from an authentic source (such as the major hadith collections) for (almost) every occasion. Is there one for “minding one's own business” (instead of thinking/judging ...
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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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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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Illuminate ME Regarding HOW TO GET DUA Addressed Promptly BY ALLAH

I need hadeeth with Isnaad that is solid, where the ulema don't deny its genuineness, and where it tends to be followed back to what Prophet Muhammad ﷺ (s.a.w) has said. Would you be able to give me ...
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Communication with Allah

Assalamoalaikum Recently I have been praying for something to be happen, its been 1.5months that I am making dua for it even offering salat-e-hajat also repenting to Allah. Due to some facts it is ...
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Will Allah swt ever forgive me and answer my duas?

AoA, I became friends with this boy more than a year ago and we are both in college and only 20 years old. As we got closer and I got to know him more I fell in love with him and then some stuff ...
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Which dhikr expiates more sins?

Salaam Alaikum. Please for the sake of Allah give me a long and clear answer that clarifies this matter well even if you have to research your books. I know well that repentance for the remission of ...