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Du'a means supplication. It is the act of asking Allah for something.

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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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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 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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When to make dua during prayer

Salam, i have just started praying and i am in the process of learning more about islam. While I know you can make dua during sujood, i was wondering if it is permissible to ask for worldly things ...
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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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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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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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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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making dua in salah

can I make dua in prostration in mother tongue? if I can then when inside in salah or I should make extra prostration/sperate prostration without salah to make dua? can I make dua in prostration of ...
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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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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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What are obligatory or sunnah acts to perform after finishing salah?

Are there any sunnah or obligatory acts that the imam must do after finishing salah? What about when you are praying alone?
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Can I ask a non-believer (born Muslim) to pray on the day of Arafah?

My friend is born Muslim but doesn’t believe in Islam. He is going through a tough time so can I ask him to pray on the day of Arafah?
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Confusion in making duaa for something

Assalamualaikum If I'm making duaa to marry a person and I get a thought in my mind that "maybe Allah might not help me marry this person because this person is a bit less involved into deen"...
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Would Duaa be accepted even with limited ability

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته I am a student preparing for an upcoming medical exam. I have been making duaa since Ramadan that I get a certain score in my medical exam that I knew it is extremely ...
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Authentic dua for better eyesight

As salamualaikum After researching duas for better eyesight I’ve come across a few pages and videos claiming to recite Verse 22 of Surah Qaf then blowing it on your finger an rubing it on your eyes. ...
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Assalamualaikum, is this hadith authentic?

Narrated by Ibn 'Umar that he said: Whoever says following every (obligatory) prayer and when he goes to bed, Allahu akbar kabeera adad-ash-shaf'i wa'l-witr, wa kalimaati-Allahi at-taammaali, at-...
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My question how to ask for forgiveness against other person ,but only i know of the sin

If my sin involves a person but they were not harmed, I should still ask for their forgiveness. Only I know the sin I committed against them; they are unaware of it. I'm very worried if I can't ask ...
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If im making dua in English while in sujood should i verbalise it or say it in my heart only( because its in English)?

Assalamu Alaikum. I am a non arabic speaker. I want to make dua for certain things during sujood but i don’t know how to say them in arabic. Ive seen plenty of contrasting opinions on whether I can ...
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In islam, if my physical and emotional abusive mother curses me and wishes to ruin my life, will that happen since mothers play a huge role in islam?

my mother swears she curses me and that my life will be ruined. i have done nothing wrong but to stand up for all the abusive she has done to me. she also favours my siblings over me and treats me the ...
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Wahyi, can a vision be from Allah or Satan or just Allah?

If you are making Dua to Allah and you get a vision. What does this mean?
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Dua when seeing the moon

Is there any dua in the sunnah to say when seeing the moon? And if there is could you kindly give the reference? جزاك الله خيرا
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Is it haram to say “ I hope you die “ to a person and why?

I know a person who wishes me to die every time we get into a fight and I always tell her that it is haram to say stuff like that can anyone tell me why it’s haram and what are the q consequences of ...
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Salah al-istikhara

Salam alekom guys , so as everyone knows the salah is 2 rakkat and we recite the dua after sallah. The question is , I have a hard time reading in Arabic and I’ve been doing my dua in English but ...
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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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gathering to read full quran

As Salamu Aleikum My First question: i am seeking the help of my senior and brothers today concerning gathering to recite the full Quran whereby anyone will be reading a Juz or two. I recently heard ...
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Is it bidah to make salutations upon prophet Muhammad at any time?

I heard that Prophet Muhammad said that it’s good to send blessings upon him at fajr and Maghrib, But instead I do at all times (Fajr, Dhuhr, Asr, Maghrib, and Isha), Is this bidah???
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Does reciting Surah Mulk for someone protect them from the torment of the grave? What about non-Muslims?

Salam, I was wondering basically Surah Mulk saves you from the torment of the grave if read before passing away. If you read and blow on a non-Muslim would that count as reading it and will the effect ...
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Is this Dua, about meeting people, authentic?

Oh Allah, bring me close to those whom You have brought close to Yourself, and connect me to those whom You have connected to Yourself.
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is saying (innaka la tukhliful mi’ad) in the dua after Adhaan is innovation?

This dua is to be recited after adhaan Allahumma rabba hadhihi-d-da’awati-t-tammati wa-s-Salati-l-qa’imati, ati Muhammadan il-wasilata wa-l-fadilata (wa-d-darajata-r-rafi’ati) wa-b‘ath-hu maqamam ...
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Does saying ya qawiyyu 11 times keeping right hand on the head after each fard prayer increase memory?

Is it authentic according to Sahih Hadith? To say Ya Qawiyyu 11 times after every obligatory prayer while keeping the right hand on the back part of the head increases memory.
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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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I love someone and he died(make dua for him;_;)...i want to be with him in aakhirat I want to stay Unmarried is it ok according to islam?

I don't want to get married... I want to be with him please remember him in your duas
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