Du’as

Durud-e-Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

I have been reading the following Durud (Salawat) known as Durud-e-Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) for many years due to the spectacular virtue mentioned in the Hadith. Kindly provide me with its authenticity as I have heard that it is a fabrication.

اللهمَ صلّ على محمد وعلى آل محمد في الأولينَ والآخرينَ وفي الملأ الأعلى إلى يوم الدين

Allahumma salli ‘ala Muhammad wa ‘ala ali Muhammad filawwalina wal akhirina wa fil mala-il a’ala ila yawmiddin

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An unreliable du’a; Al Jawshanul Kabir

Question

Please I would like to know the status and authenticity of the du’a called ‘Jawshan Al Kabir’ (الجوشن الكبير)

It is said that this du’a is very rewarding to be recited in the beginning of the month of Ramadan.

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A du’a taught to Ja’far (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following du’a:

اللهمَّ الطُفْ لي في تيسير كلِّ عسيرٍ، فإنَّ تيسيرَ كلِّ عسيرٍ عليك يسيرٌ، وأسألُك اليُسرَ والمعافاةَ في الدنيا والآخرةِ

Allahummaltuf li fi taysiri kulli ‘asir, fa inna taysira kulli ‘asirin ‘alayka yasir, wa asalukal yusra wal mu’afata fid dunya wal akhirah

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A Hadith which mentions tawassul in du’a

Question

Is this Hadith and du’a authentic?

‘Uthman ibn Hunayf (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated that a blind man came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said: “Supplicate to Allah to heal me.” He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If you wish I will supplicate for you, and if you wish, you can be patient, for that is better for you.” He said: “Then supplicate”. He said: “So he ordered him to perform wudu and to make his wudu complete, and to supplicate with this supplication: ‘O Allah, I ask You and turn towards You by Your Prophet Muhammad, the Prophet of Mercy. Indeed, I have turned to my Rabb, by means of You, concerning this need of mine, so that it can be resolved, so O Allah so accept his intercession for me.”

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Istighfar/Seeking forgiveness before sleeping

Question

What is the status of this Hadith?

Narrated Abu Sa’id (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever says when he goes to bed thrice:

‘I seek the forgiveness of Allah, the one whom there’s none worthy of worship except for him the Living the Sustainer and I repent to him’

Allah shall forgive him his sins if they are like the foam of the sea, even if they were the number of leaves of the tree, even if they were the number of sand particles of ‘Alij and even if they were the number of the days of the world.'”
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A du’a asking protection from sudden death

Question

Is this a du’a found in a Hadith?

اللَّهُمَّ لَا تُهْلِكْنَا فَجْأَةً وَلَا تَأْخُذْنَا بَغْتَةً وَلَا تُعْجِلْنَا عَنْ حَقٍّ وَلَا وَصِيَّةٍ

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