Du’as

Five kalimat taught to Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

Question

What is the authenticity of this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once sent Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to ask for some food as they were starving. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told her that a fire was not lit [to cook food] in his own house for the past thirty days. He then offered to give her some goats or to teach her five words which Jibril (‘alayhis salam) had taught Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). These words were

  • Ya Awwalal Awwalin
  • Ya Akhiral Akhirin
  • Ya Dhal Quwwatil Matin
  • Ya Rahimal Masakin
  • Ya Arhamar Rahimin

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Du’a when beginning a journey

Question

Is this an authentic du’a that is to be recited when beginning a journey?

اَللّـهُمَّ اِنِّى اَسْألُكَ فِى سَفَرِنَا هَذَا … فِى الْمَالِ وَ الْأَهْلِ و الْوَلَدِ

Allahuma ini asaluka fi safarina hadha … fil mali wal ahli wal waladi Read More »

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 »