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Du’as

A du’a to be recited every morning

Question

Is this du’a from Hadith?

اللهم إني أصبحت منك في نعمة وعافية وستر فأتمّ نعمتك عليّ وعافيتك وسترك في الدنيا والآخرة

 

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The du’a ‘Allahumma lakal hamdu hamday yuwafi ni’amak’

Question

Is this du’a mentioned in any Hadith and is there any virtue for reciting it?

اللهم لك الحمد حمدا يوافي نعمك، ويكافئ مزيدك، أحمدك بجميع محامدك ما علمت منها وما لم أعلم على جميع نعمك ما علمت منها وما لم أعلم، وعلى كل حال

Allahumma lakal hamdu hamday yuwafi ni’amaka wa yukafi-u mazidak. Ahmaduka bijami’i mahamidika ma ‘alimtu minha wa ma lam a’alam ‘ala jami’i ni’amika ma ‘alimtu minha wa ma lam a’alam

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Reciting ‘Hasbiyallahu la ilaha illa hu’ seven times

Question

I would like to ask the authenticity of the Hadith which states “Whoever says seven times in the morning and evening ‘HasbiyAllahu la ilaha illa huw ‘alayhi tawakkaltu wa huwa Rabbul ‘Arshil ‘Adhim‘, Allah Ta’ala will take care of his worries.”

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Hadith on the power of du’a

Question

What is the source of this tradition?

‘Nothing can change qada [al-mu’allaq]. Only du’a can change it; and only favours/goodness can lengthen one’s lifetime.”

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Meaning of being protected from ‘destruction by sin’

Question

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“Whoever says the following ten times, at the end of every Fajr prayer, while his feet are still folded, before speaking:

La ilaha illallahu, wahdahu la sharika lahu, lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu, yuhyi wa yumitu, wa huwa ‘ala kulli shayin qadir

(Translation: None has the right to be worshipped but Allah, Alone without partner, to Him belongs all that exists, and to Him is the praise, He gives life and causes death, and He is powerful over all things.)

Ten good deeds shall be written for him, ten sins will be wiped away from him, ten degrees shall be raised up for him, and he shall be in security all that day from every disliked thing, and he shall be in protection from Shaytan, and no sin will meet him or destroy him that day, except for associating partners with Allah.

My question is: 

Does this mean that it is impossible for a person to commit a sin on that day and does this include all major and minor sins?

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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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