Du’as

Du’a when ones gaze falls on the full moon

Question

What is the reference and authenticity of the following du’a which is to be recited when seeing the full moon?:

   أَعُوذُ بِاللَّهِ مِنْ شَرِّ هَذَا الغاسقِ إِذا وَقَب

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How should one begin du’a?

Question

Please provide the translation and reference of this narration

إِذَا صَلَّى أَحَدُكُمْ فَلْيَبْدَأْ بِتَحْمِيدِ اللَّهِ وَالثَّنَاءِ عَلَيْهِ ثُمَّ لِيُصَلِّ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم ثُمَّ لِيَدْعُ بَعْدُ بِمَا شَاءَ

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Du’a when a fire breaks out

Question

What is the reference for the following du’a to be recited when a fire breaks out?

الله اكبر، الله اكبر، الله اكبر

Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar Read More »

Du’a seeking protection from the evils of the limbs

Question

Can you please provide the reference of the following du’a?

اللهم طهر قلبي من النفاق و عملي من الرياء و لساني من الكذب و عيني من الخيانة فانك تعلم خائنة الأعين و ما تخفي الصدور

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A du’a asking for good inner and outer qualities

Question

Can you please provide the reference for the following du’a?

 اللهم اجعل سريرتي خيرا من علانيتي و اجعل علانيتي صالحة. اللهم إني أسألك من صالح ما تؤتي الناس من المال و الاهل و الولد غير الضال و لا المضل

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The famous du’a taught to Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

What is the source of this Hadith, and is it sahih?

Narrated Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) ‘I asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to teach me an invocation so that I may invoke Allah with it in my Salah. He told me to say, ‘Allahumma inni zalamtu nafsi zulman kathira wala yaghfirudh dhunuba illa anta faghfirli maghfiratam min ‘indika war hamni innaka Antal Ghafurur Rahim.’

Also please provide the translation.

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Cure sickness by giving sadaqah

Question

What is status of following Hadith? And can it be quoted?

حَصِّنُوا أَمْوَالَكُمْ بِالزَّكَاةِ وَدَاوُوا مَرْضَاكُمْ بِالصَّدَقَةِ وَأَعِدُّوا لِلْبَلَاءِ الدُّعَاءَ

Especially this part:

 وَدَاوُوا مَرْضَاكُمْ بِالصَّدَقَةِ

And of the last portion:

وَأَعِدُّوا لِلْبَلَاءِ الدُّعَاءَ

In other narrations it is like

وَاسْتَقْبِلُوا أَمْوَاجَ الْبَلَاءِ بِالدُّعَاءِ

and

 وَرُدُّوا نائبَةَ الْبَلَاءِ بِالدُّعَاءِ

(Shu’abul Iman)

Are all these wordings proven or these are additions (saying in their own words) of narrators? Read More »

Du’a when entering a shopping centre

Question

Please provide the reference for the following du’a:

 بسم الله, اللهم إني أسألك خير هذه السوق و خير ما فيها و أعوذبك من شرها و شر ما فيها, اللهم إني أعوذ بك أن أصيب فيها صفقة خاسرة

 

Bismillah, allahuma ini asaluka khayra hadhihis suqi wa khayra ma fiha wa a’adhubika min sharriha wa sharri ma fiha, allahuma ini a’adhubika an usiba fiha safaqatan khasiratan Read More »