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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Children being corrupted will they enter jannat?

Salaam aliqum. My ex husband has been awarded custody of my son. For what reason i don't know. But the shaytan is living in my sons dad. He is spreading his poison onto my son. I'm sure the devil is ...
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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?
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Is it reasonable for an infertile woman to pray to bear a child?

Some prayers would be considered unreasonable, e.g., asking Allah to turn the Earth into cheese (as a silly, proof of concept example). In these settings, we can expect Allah to be unresponsive to ...
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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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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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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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Dua's to recite while praying.

I'm a 20 year old guy. I have many doubts about what dua's to be read while praying. I am ashamed to clarify it with the elders here because of my age. Can anyone please tell me what dua's to recite ...
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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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Will Allah accept my prayers during the fasting days to make up for masturbating?

I am 15 year old boy, and I have an addiction that is very hard for me to stop. The addiction I have is one of many people, and it is masturbation. I understand that there is a toll of feeding ...
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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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How to make my wishes come true

Assalamualaikum to all the brothers and sisters. Today I would like to know some of the important prayers to pray or things to do in order to get what I really want from the core of my heart. please ...
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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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Is it okay to perform a dua in Other than Arabic language? [duplicate]

I want to make dua, But I barely understand Arabic. is it okay if I make dua in My First language ?
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Mother is diagnosed of terminal illness and she is too negative about it

My mother has been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. She went through one chemo so far and she is recovering. Even the doctors are very positive. However, she is extremely negative about her situation. ...
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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 after namaz or dua in namaz

My first question was (Not praying in masjid when imam is a government paid employee?). I want to add some more in it. They did not say Dua after salat by raising their hands. I asked them why you are ...
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What people recite having their right-hand on their forehead after every fajr salat?

After every salat in masjid, I often see that some people recite something putting their right-hands on their head or forehead and counts in another hand. What is that dua and where they have found ...
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Does dua really work?

My brother who's been making dua for 10 years, day and night, for a cure and nothing has changed so he said to me he will never make dua again as it's a waste of time. He said "I wasted all that time ...
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Are Muslims allowed to pray for Kafirs? [duplicate]

I'm curious about Islam, this is one question that's is not clear for me, based on what I read.
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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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Is dua not an option but an obligation?

Do you MUST make dua? Is it a voluntary or do we MUST? Will one go to hell if the Muslim does not make dua? If so, what type of duas? Types of Dua Dua al mas’ala (ask) e.g. Grant me … Dua al ...
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Is it Sunnah of Islam to always make dua?

Does Muhammad S always make alot of dua or little? My uncle discouraged me to stop nagging Allah. But, is Scholar Bilal Assad said Allah loves naggers. Is that also true?
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What are duas? Are they the things that you want or the things that you need?

The thing is that I heard that Allah loves being asked, right. Unlike humans, right? Does Allah love being "nagged"? What does dua mean? Does dua mean making a wish or requesting? If so, does Allah ...
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Does Allah send a person to hell if he is mad at them?

This may sound like a stupid question but maybe that is because I am not smart when it comes to Islamic stuff. In the hadith, it said that if one does not ask Allah: Allah gets angry. But what is ...
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Is it sinful to make a dua to ask Allah to reject another person's dua? [closed]

Not long ago, I would make a dua or wish to Allah to not only curse but to not grant the duas of the intended victim in the afterlife. I asked this question before but O was adviced to make it more ...
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Is it haram and sinful to be greedy in other's dua and asking Allah not to grant them?

I am not going to lie, when I was young and ignorant I would make dua to Allah asking him not to grant the duas of the Muslims I hate. They were not good Muslims because they bullied me and so I asked ...
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Non of you are believers till he loves his brother for himself does it apply to women too?

I was asked by a non-Muslim about this hadith and now I am curious too. I know Muslim brothers must want the best for each other. Does the hadeeth mean that Muslim men must want the best to their ...
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Why is the prayer or dua “peace be upon him” used for someone not alive?

To pray for someone to have God's blessings and God's peace only makes literal sense for someone who is alive and in the mist of the trails and tribulations of this world. After all, to be at peace in ...
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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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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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why wouldn't Allah listen? [closed]

I have grown up watching bad marriages and financial crisises. I can't remember the last time i was happy. So in order to achieve salvation, I turned my face towards religion. I am not going to deny ...
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Send Salam to all Mu'min in My dua?

I feel like sending Salam to all Mu'mins in my dua after prayer, otherwise every dua becomes too self-centred. Is there any dua particularly for this purpose?
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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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Cursing oneself in Islam

Sometimes when a family member irritates me too much, I get into a rage and say things like this: may Allah kill me tonight or may Allah make me die today, etc. After a while when I cool down, I ...
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Should we vocalise our dua during prostration?

I have already know that we can make dua in Arabic during our prayers, but can we utter the words or just keep it as our thought while we prostrate?
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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 ask dua to marry a specific person?

Assalamu alaikum, from the question "Making Dua to Marry a Specific Person" i understood that we can make dua to marry a specific person, but i want to know how to ask dua ? any specific ways to 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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Dua Yastasheer and tawassul [closed]

I have been reciting these during Ramadan everyday and listening to it on YouTube and praying extra rakaats during rainfall does one have to continue reading till the dua is accepted? And is listening ...
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Sujood, and Salat Tawba

Can I ask Allah in Salat in Sujood of Dua in my own language? I don't know how to make Duas in Arabic. And one more thing: like this sujood, as you all may have heard of Salat Tawba. Can I perform the ...
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Two dua's needed in MP3 format

Anyone know where I can get the following dua's from in MP3 format? Dua 1: Arabic: اللهم رب الناس، مذهب البأس، اشف أنت الشافي، لا شافي إلا أنت، شفاءً لا يغادر سقماً Transliteration: Allahumma ...
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What is dua-e-noor?

What is dua of noor and when did Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H) recite this dua? And what are the exact words of this dua?
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Making du'a and touching prayer map

Asalam alaykum. I have 2 questions: 1) Can women touch the prayer map when they are in menses? 2) When women make du'as, are their duas going to be accepted? How can they proceed for their du'as to ...
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Pray for a non-Muslim when he/she dies

I am very much honorable to a mathematician who is a non-Muslim. Recently, he died. Can I say إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ? Can I pray for him to Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) like we pray when a ...
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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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I committed a major sin, how to repent or is there any Dua for it?

I went to one of my friend's flat. One of the boy over there called me and said he'll beat me up if I won't allow him to have sex with me. I was afraid. And didn't know what to do. I had sex with him. ...
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Can I do sizdah (Sajdah) without salat? [duplicate]

Assalamualaykum, Is it allowed to do sizdah (Sajdah) without salat? Is there any practice of it? JazakAllah Khair.
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Dua between adhaan and iqama

One of the best times to ask dua is between adhaan and iqama. Since iqama is addressed to those already in the mosque rather than a reminder for those outside, if a person who is at home uses this ...
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What is the general ruling on baduas? ( making negative duas on someone )

What is the general ruling on baduas? ( making negative duas on someone ) if someone has caused you so much harm that you feel anger and hate towards them to an extent that you want Allah to deal ...
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Which dua after wudhu is correct?

After performing wudhu, which dua are you supposed to recite? I have been researching this, and have found 2 slightly different variations. Which variation is correct according to the sunni > hanafi ...