Du’as

Continuous reward for wudu

Question

After making wudu if you pray Bismillahi Walhamdu Lillah the guarding angels (who record your deeds) will go on writing pious deeds to your credit.

Is this true?

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Sprinkling water on each spouse after nikah

Question

I have heard two points in a lecture regarding procedures related to after the Nikah.

1) It is Sunnah sprinkle water on each spouse.

2) It is Sunnah for the father of the bride to go to the house of the couple and make Du’a for them. It was mentioned that Nabi (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) went to the home of Sayyidatuna Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) after the Nikah and made a certain du’a for them. I humbly request if you could please explain the steps outlined above as well as include the relevant du’as and references.

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Du’a before mashwarah (consultation)

Question

Is this mashwarah du’a authentic?

اللَّهُمَّ أَلْهِمْنِي رُشْدِي، وَأَعِذْنِي مِنْ شَرِّ نَفْسِي

 Allahumma alhimni rushdi wa a’idhni min shari nafsi

 O Allah! Inspire me with the correct guidance, and save me from the wiles of my own nafs.

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When to recite the du’a of Rajab

Question

When should the famous du’a for Rajab be recited?

Should it be recited throughout the month or specifically at the beginning only?

Many Imams at the Masajid even make du’a in Sha’ban as follows:

Allahumma Barik lana fi Sha’ban, wa ballighna Ramadan.

Kindly explain

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Authenticity of the Rajab du’a

Question

The following du’a is commonly recited at the beginning of Rajab, Is it authentic?

Some people say it’s baseless and should not be read.

Allahumma barik lana fi Rajab wa Shaban wa balighna Ramadan.

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