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 is the evidence for performing takbeer after the recitation of the surahs from a-Doha until an-Nas?

In my answer on Making Dua in middle of salah? I've tried to explain what I do mean to interact with the Qur'an this for example means for example: to say subhan Allah سبحان الله (to praise Allah) ...
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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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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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Can a teen age girl can shave her head due to lice and hair loss problems

Shaving head due to lice and hair problems
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How to get rid of a sihr? [duplicate]

First of all I apologize for my grammar as english is not my first language and I don’t know what’re the exact words in some sentences. So someone did sihr to my best friend and her whole family. Her ...
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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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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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Fate vs. Prayer: Everything happens the way Allah intended, then why make dua? [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum. My doubt is regarding making duas. We have been known that Allah has knowledge of our present and our past and everything which happened and will happen has been recorded or written ...
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Is there any dua that I can use so that I can be asked in my own language in the grave?

I was born in Romania and I'm half Romanian and half Arab. I went to Kuwait and I stayed for 12 years. I used to know Arabic well, but now I forgot how to write and speak. I barely understand Arabic ...
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Order after Salat?

After salat I do Thikr (33,33,34), Dua, and then Qur'an. I see other people in the masjid using a different order (eg. Dua, Thikr, Qur'an). Is there a 'correct' order, or are there different ...
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Can we recite quranic duas after the last tashahhud?

I wanted to know if it is permissible to recite the duas from the Quran after the last Tashahudd in prayer. I know that I can make duas after the last Tashahudd but I am wondering if there are any ...
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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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How can one increase the life span and youth?

I have a question which is about death. I know that God Almighty has fixed everyone's age for death to arrive to one of them. I wonder if for example I'm 18 years old and I’m very healthy person ...
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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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What is the right time for reading morning and evening duas ?

Can we read morning duas after fajar prayer and can we read evening duas after maghrib prayer ?
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What dua's and dhikrs are recommended to recite when going to sleep?

I'd like to know about what kinds of du'a and dhikr are recommended to perform when one wants to go to sleep? I'm sure there's a whole lot, I don't expect a full list, but a refrenced and sourced one....
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can you make dua inside of salat in any language if you are not a native?

Is it okay to make dua inside of salat like while prostrating or in tahsahhud in any language that you speak if you do not know Arabic?
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Is seeking the help of angels permissible in Islam?

Selam Aleykum, I have a relative who was born muslim, but does not perform the requirements. Years ago she read a book about communicating with and seeking the aid and advice of angels. And since ...
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Supplicating by means of creation [closed]

The opinion of abu hanifa is, its wrong to supplicate by means of creation. ad -Durrul -Mukhtaar (2/630) Aboo Haneefah said : It is not fitting at all that anyone should supplicate to Allaah except ...
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Is it okay to use law of attraction to get prayers answered from the Almighty or is it shirk?

Is it okay to use law of attraction to get prayers answered from the Almighty or is it shirk? Because I have prayed and prayed and I didn't get any response? I was thinking maybe I was doing something ...
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Can you make your own dua instead of duas that are already prescribed?

The common dua for breaking fast is: اللَّهُمَّ لَكَ صُمْتُ وَعَلَى رِزْقِكَ أَفْطَرْتُ (Abu Dawood) Can you change this dua? Will it be allowed?
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Popular du'a for breaking fast is weak / when to say?

According to islamqa.info the du'a “Allaahumma laka sumtu wa ‘ala rizqika aftartu (O Allaah, for You I have fasted and by Your provision I have broken the fast)" is weak but this is hasan “...
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What am I expected to do when people ask me to pray for them?

Every now and then people ask me to pray for them. As a convert (and formerly long-term atheist), it wasn't all that long ago when I started praying, so I'm not familiar with praying for people. ...
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Is there any particular Dua for wedding night? [duplicate]

I am going to marry next month. I just want to confirm, is there any specific dua for wedding night? or two rakat nafil is enough?
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In Iran, before the second ruku in prayer, what is said during the standing dua?

I experienced this repeatedly here in Iran, so I suspect this is a Shia thing. In prayer, during the second rakat just before ruku, we make dua while standing. I'm wondering what people are saying ...
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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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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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What is the authenticity of the du'a “O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan”?

Many Muslim scholars or at least Imams of Jumu'ah prayer use to say this du'a (supplication): O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan اللهم بارك لنا في رجب وشعبان ...
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How can someone turn to Allah in times of crisis?

Imagine someone is going through a personal crisis, and they desperately and immediately need to turn to Allah. However, they can't: they need to make wudu, identify qiblah, cover their awrah, and ...
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What is the meaning of the Dua given in this Hadith?

Imam Ahmad and others narrated with a saheeh isnaad from ‘Uthmaan ibn Haneef that a blind man came to the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) and said: Pray to Allah to heal me. The ...
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If everything is decreed in our life already then what's the point of making Dua? [duplicate]

I read somewhere that only Dua can change the qadr and it is always encouraged to make Dua to Allah for every need, in every situation. But today I have learnt some mufti saying there are two types of ...
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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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Need reference from Hadith for this Dua. (“Allahumma 'Aghnini Bil 'Ilmi, Wazayyinni Bil Hilmi Wa'akrimna Bi Taqwa Wajammilni Bil Afiyah hadith”)

اللَّهُمَّ أَغْنِنِي بِالْعِلْمِ وَزَيِّنِّيْ بِالْحِلْمِ وَأَكْرِمْنِيْ بِالتَّقْوٰى وَجَمِّلْنِيْ بِالْعَافِيَةِ Transliteration: Allahumma Aghnini bil 'Ilmi, (Oh Allah! Enrich me via Knowledge) ...
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After starting to pray regularly, what do I ask Allah for?

I am a born Muslim, Alhumdulillah. However, since young age I've committed sins on a regular basis and never established Salah regularly. I started praying regularly recently and this question crossed ...
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Is there a dua to protect me from the humiliation of revealing my academic performance from my relatives?

I am a person who concealed my academic performance from my relatives, except my parents. I recently disclosed the truth to my parents. Now I am afraid of humiliation when relatives hear my results. ...
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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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Authenticity of a hadith saying reciting subhanallah, alhamdulillah, Allah Akbar ten times per salat will result in Dua being accepted?

I recall reading a hadith somewhere probably in Sunan nasai, that umm salama reported that, the prophet (sa) said that, reciting subhanallah, alhamdulillah and Allah Akbar ten times each in salat ...
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Can I make dua for rizk (provisions) in sujood after glorifying Allah?

I am a person who sometimes get tested by Allah in the form of lack of rizk. I am repenting and I would like to know that can I dua in sujood for rizk after glorifying Allah in Arabic?
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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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Dua Prophet Mohammad PBUH recite when offered food

I heard a specific Dua Prophet PBUH recite when someone offer him food. I need that with translation in URDU or ENGLISH.
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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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Can a person raise his hand to make Dua inside salat after reciting tashahud and durood and before taslim? [duplicate]

Can we raise our hand for Dua inside salat after reciting tashahud n durood and before taslim?
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Dua yunus for haajat or delivering distress of the believers [closed]

I already know about Dua Yunus, I have been reciting this for a some times now, as Through it Allah removes one distress and fulfills wishes, but I'm still somewhat distress, so this is making me fear ...
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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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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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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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Are these ahadith regarding reciting “Allah is sufficient for me…” seven times authentic?

Assalamu alaikum. Recently I have seen the following excerpt which I'm copying here... Hasbiyallaahu laa 'ilaaha 'illaa Huwa 'alayhi tawakkaltu wa Huwa Rabbul-'Arshil-'Adheem. Allah is ...
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Before having relations with our non-Muslim spouse, should we say a dua to protect us from evil?

We know that when we are going to have relations with our spouse that we should always say a dua for Allah to protect us from evil. Question is, how does this work if a Muslim is married to a non-...
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Istikihara result - negative

So, I have met a woman who is a Muslim revert for the last 6 years Alhamdulillah. She is learning a lot. We have met a couple of times (in public, she has no wali as they passed away a long time ago) ...
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If sins invalidate dua, isn't it impossible for our duas to be answered?

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “By Him in whose hand is my soul, if you did not sin Allah would replace you with people who would sin and they ...