Du’as

Ya Rabbi Ummati!

Question

Where is the narration located regarding the Prophet sallalaahu alayhi wassalam uttering ‘Ya rabbi ummati ummati’ in tahajjud ?

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Another du’a when entering the Masjid

Question

Previously you have cited a reference for the famous du’a when entering the Masjid:

Allahummaf tah li abwaba Rahmatik

I am looking for a source for the second part of this du’a that is commonly recited:

Wa sahhil li abwaba Rizqik.

Can you please assist?

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Du’as when entering the Masjid

Question

Is the following du’a authentic?

“I seek refuge in the Almighty Allah, by His Noble Self and by His primordial reign, from Shaytan the outcast. O Allah, open for me the doors of Your mercy.”

If this Hadith is authentic, can we use it to establish that the word Qadim can be used to describe Allah Ta’ala?

Has the word ‘Qadim’ been used in any other Hadith to describe Allah Ta’ala?

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Can we change the tense etc of the Masnun du’as?

Question

Are we allowed to change the words of the masnun du’as to suit the appropriate tense or gender?

Like if the du’a is with the male tense, can a female change it when she recites it?

And can the imam change the singular into plural to include the congregation?

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A Sahabi who was miraculously freed

Question

What is the authenticity and the full narration about the Sahabi who was tied up. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sent him a message through his father telling him to recite: ‘La hawla wa la quwwata illah billah’ No sooner he recited this, the ropes tying him untied themselves.

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Authenticity of a du’a to be recited in the morning and evening

Question

What is the status of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

‘Whoever says three times when he gets up in the morning: ‘A’udhu billahis sami’il ‘alim minash shaytanir rajim’ and he recites the last three verses of Surah Al-Hashr Allah appoints seventy thousand (70 000) angels who say make du’a for forgiveness on behalf of him until the evening. If he dies on that day, he dies a martyr, and whoever reaches the evening, he holds the same status.”

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How to commence du’a

Question

My question is what is closer to the Sunnah: to praise Allah Ta’ala, then send salutations on the Prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam and make du’a or to send salutations before praising Allah Ta’ala?

Some people send salutations first, saying this is the practice of our elders. Please clarify.

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