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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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Raising hands when making dua in salah

Does raising your hands after tashahud to make dua durin salah invalidate salah? I heard that doing so during salah is bidah.
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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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"Dua is not always about the fulfillment of our wishes"

Out of curiosity, how true is it the statement that "dua is not always about the fulfillment of our wishes, but the joy in always praying (asking about a need) with all our heart to the Lord of the ...
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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 does "make dua for us" mean?

In this question: What would be the way to say "Have a good Hajj" to someone who is about to travel to Saudi Arabia for their Hajj? One answer suggested to ask people that go for Hajj, to "...
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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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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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What is a good prayer to get away from abusers?

May peace be upon you brothers and sisters! I am a PhD student and I am going through really hard times. The person whom I am working with is abusing me. She is always giving me duties that she knows ...
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Confused over whether result of my istikhara is positive or negative

I have been interested in a girl I met in my university. I wanted to ask for her hand in marriage but she told me she was already engaged to someone from her family (although she was interested in me ...
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Full version of dua for beneficial knowledge

Where can I find this dua from authentic sources on beneficial knowledge? The dua is at 25:05. My Google search brought up only the first part of the dua.
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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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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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Which one is Qunut?

Which one is the ‘Qunut’ prayed in ‘Witr’? I found the following two in the various place, This is the one I use in the ‘Witr’ اَللَّهُمَّ إنا نَسْتَعِينُكَ وَنَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَنُؤْمِنُ بِكَ ...
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refrence of hadith telling evil eye overtakes qaddar?

What is refrence of hadith ,whose approximate meaning is as follow: "“The evil eye is real, and if anything were to overtake the divine decree (al-qadar) it would be the evil eye.” Also please share ...
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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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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 to do when I am in washroom and " Azaan" time happened?

If i go to washroom after the "Sehri" and i get late in washroom and the Azaan time happened and i haven't pray the "Sehri" Dua then what can i do? Can I pray Dua after coming out from washroom or ...
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Is there a dua for when someone repeatedly vandalizes my car cover?

I park my car right at the side of my house and cover it. The previous year some one allegedly cut the cover and broke the side mirror intentionally and ran away. Last night they tried to do the same,...
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Reading athkar in bed?

It is permissible to read athkar in bed. I usually finish fajr prayer, close the lights, go to bed, and read both the 'morning athkar' and 'sleep athkar' from my Athkar App on my iphone. Is this ok ...
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Removing curse on me after I did bad

Assalamu slaikkum warahmathullahi wabarakathuhu. Dear brothers and sisters, kindly help me. May Allah bless you all abundantly. I am a 23 year old with a compulsive behaviour of stealing small ...
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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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Is the prayer for a spouse instantly accepted?

I heard that when parents pray for their children Allah accepts it instantly. Does Husband-wife's prayer does the same thing?
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Duas in my mind I don't 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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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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Can you ask Allah for forgiveness for another person?

If there is a person who did a serious sin (like suicide) because of some mental illness. So basically he/she is already dead. So can't ask for forgiveness. But you don't want to see that person in ...
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Is it permissible to pray for someone's death?

Is it permissible for me to pray for someone's death because I don't like her? There's this person I hate, and I want that person to die. If I pray for that person's death, will that prayer get ...
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Can I marry a person I won't be able to marry in first place if I make du'a? [closed]

i am in love with a guy . i went to a person as i was having a problem . he told me to forget the person as you wont be able to marry him ...he is not in your qadr alllah tallah says dua changes qadr ...
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Did the holy prophet Muhammad SAW recite this supplication/dua?

Is the following dua proven have a history in hadith? I mean if there is a record that the holy prophet SAW used to or ever recited this dua given here:
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Dua to be protected from being answerable/subjugated to a Kaafir?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I'm searching for a dua that our Beloved Prophet (Saw) made, IF any, regarding protection by Allah Swt from the humiliation or subjugation of the kaafir. Can you ...
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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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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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Can I make Dua in English, must it be a Surah from Quran? [duplicate]

I don't speak Arabic, therefore if I'm making dua to Allah does it always have to be a surah from the Quran or can I make dua in English anytime too? For example: “O’ Allah please help me to do well ...
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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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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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Quran 55:29-31 interpretation "yas aluhu"

I want to ask about What is the interpretation of Quran 55:29 and the relation with Quran 55:31? Does the word "yas aluhu" here means to do dua and the meaning "we will attend to you" means Allah ...
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When Dua is get accepted by Allah 100%

Can you tell me when Dua gets accepted 100% by Allah? Or in which Namaz Dua is get accepted by Allah 100%? Please tell me that.
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How to get a dua accepted?

How to get my dua answered? How to earn Allah's mercy? I have been praying desperately for past many months but life still is not improving significantly. Sometimes things improve and then they become ...
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Does Allah help people who do not help themselves?

Salam, Allah and the Prophet saw always talk about how important it is for us to make dua and ask for anything that we want. But at the same time, we are told that we can’t ask for something and not ...
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I lied about a dream and I want to do tauba

I lied about having a dream about someone. I told them I had a dream about them. I wanted to be in touch with them and made it up. I thought it was a good way to start a conversation for them. ...
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Do I need to recite the duas before entering and exiting toilet/washroom if I am going for bathing only?

I am a revert to Deen e Islam. I wanted to know if I had to recite the duas before entering and exiting toilet/washroom if I am just going to bath and not relieve myself.
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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 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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