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Is it permissible to pray for my own death?

No it's not allowed to pray for death on themselves, even though we will all die one day. The Prophet said = "None of you should wish for death because of a calamity befalling him; but if he has ...
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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?

وَجَزَاءُ سَيِّئَةٍ سَيِّئَةٌ مِثْلُهَا ۖ فَمَنْ عَفَا وَأَصْلَحَ فَأَجْرُهُ عَلَى اللَّهِ ۚ إِنَّهُ لَا يُحِبُّ الظَّالِمِينَ Chapter 42 Council, Consultation سورة الشورى - Ash-Shura: Verse 40 ...
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In what ways does Allah communicate with us?

It is not given to any human being that Allah should speak to him unless (it be) by Inspiration, or from behind a veil, or (that) He sends a Messenger to reveal what He wills by His Leave. Verily, He ...
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How is a women in her menses supposed to make dua without making wudu?

First of all note if all of us needed to be purified to perform dhikr or du'a logically that would mean that women would have a vast disadvantage, only because of something Allah created: They have ...
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What is the difference between "Ajirna" and "Ajirni"?

Well in that case the imam on the radio is rather selfish. اللهم أجرنا من النار. Allahuma ajirna Mina (a)n-Naar means something like Allah save us from the hellfire. And it is correct to say "...
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Is reciting qunoot mandatory in fajr salat?

As far as I can find out, it's not mandatory (wajib). It is better for the imam to limit Qunoot to times of calamity, following the example of the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of ...
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What is the difference between SHIFA'ah and SHAFA'ah?

In Arabic, words are made up of 2 or more consonant letters, collectively called as Root Words. Vowels are changed to express tenses. So, SHIFA'ah=interceding SHAFA'ah=intercede and hence mean ...
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How to be a proper Imam in a congregation of fardhu correctly? (Leading of Prayers)

Brother @Sayyid has given you specific answers to your questions. And i want to give you some general rules as an Imam: If there is an other brother who can do Iqama or Adhan let him get the tawab, ...
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How to be a proper Imam in a congregation of fardhu correctly? (Leading of Prayers)

wailaikum salam Fajr: Should I be doing Iqamat too since there's no other male around? Yes you can do the adhan and iqamah. It's not necessary to have someone else do it. After which, I ...
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Am I allowed to make Duaa against someone ?

Nothing wrong. It has been done by the Prophet and his Companions. Sa'id supplicated: "O Allah! If she is a liar, deprive her of her eye sight and cause her to die in her land." 'Urwah said:...
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Can Allah change the past?

Depends on what you mean by changing the past as some notions of it are possible some others not. For example we know that whatever we do (good or evil) is recorded by angels or imprinted in our soul....
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Making dua in your head

Allah SWT is All-Hearer, All-Knower. Whatever (Halal or Haram) we think in our mind, Allah SWT still hears, knows and listens to us.
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Duas for helping one from stammering issue

رَبِّ اشْرَحْ لِي صَدْرِي وَيَسِّرْ لِي أَمْرِي وَاحْلُلْ عُقْدَةً مِنْ لِسَانِي يَفْقَهُوا قَوْلِي Rabb-ishrah li sadri, wa yassir li ‘amri, Wah-lul ‘uqdatam-min-li-saani, Yaf-qahuu qawlii O my ...
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In Iran, before the second ruku in prayer, what is said during the standing dua?

This is called "Qunoot", which means you raise your hands before ruku in the second rakat in every prayer and recite a short dua. This dua is most times any short dua which can be found in the Holy ...
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What is the right time for reading morning and evening duas ?

There is no definitive answer on the preferred time of morning and evening supplications, as there is a scholarly difference of opinions. Whichever opinion you decide to follow will be fine. The ...
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refrence of hadith telling evil eye overtakes qaddar?

About Your First Question: The exact hadeeth wording and its reference: Muslim, Ahmad, and al-Tirmidhi narrated from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “...
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Confused over whether result of my istikhara is positive or negative

We can't answer your question as the only one who could answer it is you. Istikhara beside consulting knowledgeable people or asking for advice is what we may call a tool or possibility to help us ...
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What to say or do during times of distress, difficulty or calamity?

Here are following narrations that are related to this topic: Adkhar The Prophet (ﷺ) said: "Shall I not mention to you some words which, if distress or grief befalls any of you and he offers ...
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Can we make dua to ask for the highest point in Jannah (heaven)?

Yes. Abu Horaira reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: 'When you ask from Allah, ask Him for Al Firdaus, for it is the middle of Paradise and it is the highest place and from it the ...
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When you make dua, when do you stop?

Whosoever desires (with his deeds) the reward of the Hereafter, We give him increase in his reward, and whosoever desires the reward of this world (with his deeds), We give him thereof (what is ...
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Can Allah change the past?

Yes, it is possible for Allah to remove your past as if it has never happened. That's because He says in the Qur'an (Q24:45): "... Allah creates what He wills. Verily! Allah is Able to do all things."...
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Authentic Dua for increasing memory

Dr. Zakir Naik, a renowned dynamic international orator on Islam and Comparative Religion, when asked about this question, he gave this answer. “I recite this dua for improving my memory” Surah Taha, ...
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Can I do sizdah (Sajdah) without salat?

Walaikum Assalam, Yes it is permissible to do sajdah (sizdah) without offering salah (prayer). It must be in the direction of qibla if known. Otherwise if direction of qibla is not known, your can ...
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What is the meaning of سعدیک and و الشرّ لیس الیک in this prayer of Istiftah?

The word سعديك is derived from the noun سَعادة which means happiness, so سعديك means to make you happy, or for your happiness. يقالُ في الدعاءِ : لبّيْكَ وسعْدَيْكَ : إسْعَاداً لك بَعْدَ إِسعاد ...
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Which dua can I recite at the last sitting of salah?

You can find those dua's in the booklet called hisn al-Muslim (hisnul muslim) by Sa'id ibn Ali ibn Wahf al-Qahtany سعيد بن علي بن وهف القحطاني Chapter 24 - الدعاء بعد التشهد الأخير وقبل السلام: About ...
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Dua after namaz or dua in namaz

Someone once asked Prophet Muhammad (s) when is the time to make dua: “the Prophet, salAllahu alayhi wasalam, was asked “which Du’a is more heard (by Allah)?” The Prophet, salAllahu alayhi ...
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What Duaa is to be recited before breaking the fast and at the beginning of the fast?

Analysis of the given formulations I begin with what you called dua' at the beginning of the fast. Bisawmi gadin navaitu min shahri Ramadan this means literally: Bisawmi: with fasting gadin (...
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Need a reference for a hadith about staying at the grave after burial

There is a hadith in Sahih Muslim wherein 'Amr bin Al-'As says to his son: When you bury me, fill my grave well with earth, then stand around it for the time within which a camel is slaughtered and ...
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Are these ahadith regarding reciting "Allah is sufficient for me..." seven times authentic?

Before checking this hadith I first want to point at the fact that this dua' comes from the Quran (9:129): But if they turn away, [O Muhammad], say, "Sufficient for me is Allah; there is no ...
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Why do some masajid ask us to read Surah Fatiha in dua?

First what I said in my comments is my own opinion and interpretation. The answer based on fatwas is clearly that it is a bida'h as it was not reported by anybody that the Messenger of Allah () nor ...
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