Allah is the one who decides where His slaves will go, either paradise or hellfire, and what we can do is exercise our best following His guidance, but to His is the final word of where we will go.
Suicide is not Kufr, and who commits suicide is still under the mercy of Allah. You can make dua(supplication) for who committed suicide so that may Allah ...
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 to wish for death, he should say: 'Allahumma ahini ma kanatil-hayatu khairantli wa tawaffani idha kanatil-wafatu khairanli - O Allah! Keep me
alive as long ...
وَجَزَاءُ سَيِّئَةٍ سَيِّئَةٌ مِثْلُهَا ۖ فَمَنْ عَفَا وَأَصْلَحَ فَأَجْرُهُ عَلَى اللَّهِ ۚ إِنَّهُ لَا يُحِبُّ الظَّالِمِينَ
Chapter 42 Council, Consultation سورة الشورى - Ash-Shura: Verse 40
The recompense for an injury is an injury equal thereto (in degree): but if a person forgives and makes reconciliation, his reward is due from Allah: ...
The original author is Imam as-Suyuti who wrote a book titled "Al-Jami` as-Saghir." Shaykh al-Albani the muhaddith investigated the hadith in this book and added some more and wrote "Sahih wa Da`if Al-Jami` as-Saghir wa Ziyadatuh" and marked the Sahih and Hasan ahadith from other kinds.
The hadith you quoted is indeed number 6040 in the Sahih portion of the ...
In this hadith from al-Khisal by Ibn Babawayh we see that Imam Ali a.s. not only accept this action, he explains the reason of raising hands at dua:
Imam Ali a.s. said:
اذا فَرِغَ اَحَدُکُمْ مِنَ الصَّلوةِ فَلْیَرْفَعْ یَدَیْهِ اِلَى
السَّماءِ، وَ لِیَنْصَبَّ فى الدُّعاء
When one of you finished his prayer raise his hand and make dua.
A man ...
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 is Most High, Most Wise. (Qur'an 42:51)
Inspiration could be through many ways, through signs (Qur'an 5:31) which we can see, through dreams (Qur'an 37:105) ...
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 menses and they have the postpartum period which are long periods of time where they would not be allowed to communicate with Allah, while men can only become ...
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 "ameen " as he includes himself and all those listening to his/this du'a. So this formulation is correct for a person making du'a for himself and others like an ...
You can make as much du'a as you like in sujud in any language outside of prayer. The only exception is that you can't say the Quran while in sujud.
The Prophet said [nearest translation] =
إِنِّي نُهِيتُ أَنْ أَقْرَأَ رَاكِعًا أَوْ سَاجِدًا فَأَمَّا الرُّكُوعُ فَعَظِّمُوا فِيهِ الرَّبَّ وَأَمَّا السُّجُودُ فَاجْتَهِدُوا فِي الدُّعَاءِ قَمِنٌ أَنْ ...
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 Allaah be upon him), as it was proven that Abu Maalik al-Ash’ari
said: “I said to my father, ‘O my father, you prayed behind the
Messenger of Allaah (peace ...
1 - In sajda we must say "سبحان ربي الأعلى" (subhana rabia al a'ala) once at least, that is wajib (mandatory) in each sajda and it's sufficient. The second, the third time and more than that are mustahab or sunnah. After that you can make dua as you like and in each sajda you want not only in the last one. And this Du'a is Mustahab because The ...
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 made the niat to be the imam and pray the salah fard of
2 raka'at followed by takbir, "Allahu Akhbar".
You don't have to have niyat to be an imam. But it's ...
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, if not you need at least to do the iqama!
During a prayer you have only to say loudly:
All of the Takbirat (Allahu akbar) as an Imam and at maximum in normal ...
In Arabic, words are made up of 2 or more consonant letters, collectively called as Root Words.
Vowels are changed to express tenses.
and hence mean the same.
The second part of the question is answered by Andre and I support it.
You want Allah's mercy to intercede on your behalf and forgive you for the ...
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. But the concept of repentance and nullification (habt) in Islam imply that these effects can be altered by doing their antitheses: sins by good deeds; and ...
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 Lord! Open for me my chest (grant me self-confidence, contentment, and boldness); Ease my task for me; And remove the impediment from my speech, so they may ...
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 Qur'an. Often it is
RABBANAAA AATINAA FIDDUNYAA H’ASANATAW WA FIL AAKHIRATI H’ASANATAW WA QINAA A’D’AABAN NAAR
(AL BAQARAH: 201)
Our Lord, give us good in ...
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 first opinion is:
Morning supplications start from Fajr adhān time till sunrise.
Evening supplications start from 'Asr adhān time till sunset.
This is based on ...
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:
“The evil eye is real and if anything were to overtake the divine decree, it would be the evil eye. When you are asked to take a bath (to provide a cure) from ...
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 make decisions in our life.
You pray an extra nafl prayer and then make a certain du'a and ask this way for help in making a decision. Allah may lead you by ...
It doesn't exist in Quran. Its direction is:
Bihar al-Anwar by Allama Majlisi,volume 92,page 132
And it came from this event:
Once Angel Gabriel came to prophet and saw he was sad, so asked about its reason. The Prophet said because Hasan(Imam Hasan(a.s.)) and Husayn(Imam Husayn(a.s.)) are sick from Sore eyes. Angel Gabriel said sore eyes are right;and to ...
Regarding talking during sex, there is no clear ruling about it in islam that it is prohibited , haram or disliked. And you should know that in islam, Anything , that is explictly not considered haram/disliked, is halal or mubah in some cases as well.
Also, Allah says in Quran:
Your wives are as a tilth unto you; so approach your tilth when or how
I am not a scholar but my practicing Muslim heart tells me to even pray for living non Muslim if he or she does good to their fellow human being ( Muslim) that's our Muslim teaching. Our prophet PBUH tells us that a smile is a charity and that is for every human being Muslim and non muslin alike. Be good to our neighbors (no religion is mentioned in ...
To make group Dua', some one making dua' and the rest saying Ameen, is ok if done only on occasions. But if it is taken as a constant practice on every such occasions then it becomes a Bid'ah/Innovation. So it is an innovation to do Group Dua' after each and every Fard Salat. The place for Dua' in regards to Salat is on an individual level, the place is ...
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: "She did not die till she became blind. While she was walking in her land (concerning which the dispute arose) she fell down into a pit and died." [Al Bukhari dan ...
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."
I believe the more appropriate question to ask is: would He do that? As you know, it's not all our prayers that get answered. One of the possible reasons is ...
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 written for him), and he has no portion in the Hereafter. (Qur'an 42:20)
Firstly, the way you're asking questions about Du'a imply that you need to learn a bit more ...
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 rivers of Paradise flow.' - In sahih Bukhary and Muslim
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, verse 25-28
There are other ayah's as well in Quran, which can be treated as dua as well to enhance memory.