Du’as

Reciting Ya Basiru and Ya Nuru

Question

I have read somewhere if you touch your right hand on the heart and read Ya Basiru and Ya Nuru, it will help you to sleep well and protect against heart diseases.

Is this an authentic narration and not an innovation?

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A du’a attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)

Question

Kindly inform me regarding the authenticity of the du’a of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)

اللهم كما رزقتني الاسلام ولم اسألك فارزقني الجنة وأنا اسألك

Allahumma kama razaqtanil Islama wa lam as-aluka farzuqnil Jannata wa ana as-aluk

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Du’a for increased sustenance

Question

Is this du’a from Hadith?


For plentiful rizq (sustenance) and total independence recite the following du’a one hundred (100) times after ‘Isha and 100 times after Fajr.

اللهم كما صنت وجهي عن السجود لغيرك فصن وجهى عن المسئلة لغيرك

Allahumma kama sunta wajhi ‘anis sujudi li ghayrika fasun wajhi ‘anil mas-alati li ghayrika

“O Allah, as you have preserved my face [honour] by safeguarding me from making sajdah to others, do save my face [honour] by safeguarding me from stretching my hands before others.”

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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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