Reference

The du’a of Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) at the time of Tahajjud

Question

Please provide a reference and authenticity for this du’a:

When Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would offer the Tahajjud prayer at night, he would recite the following du’a:

“O Allah! My eyes are asleep whilst the stars are shining brightly. You are the Living, the Self-Subsisting and All-Sustaining. O Allah! My desire to attain paradise is lacking and I am weak and lack the strength to escape from the hellfire. O Allah! Enable me to become among the guided, and save this for it to be granted to me on the Day of Qiyamah. Surely You do not go against Your promise.”

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A query regarding a du’a for Ramadan

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I am looking for the reference for this du’a:

Ramadan du’a: Day 7

اَللّهُمَّ اَعِنّي فيهِ عَلى صِيامِهِ وَقِيامِهِ، وَجَنِّبْني فيهِ مِنْ هَفَواتِهِ وَ اثامِهِ، وَارْزُقْني فيهِ ذِكْرَكَ بِدَوامِهِ، بِتَوْفيقِكَ يا هادِي الْمُضِلّينَ

Allahumma a’inni fihi ‘ala siyamihi wa qiyamihi wa jannibni fihi min hafawatihi wa athamihi war zuqni fihi dhikraka bidawamihi bi tawfiqika ya hadiyal mudillin 

Translation: O Allah! on this day, help me with its fasts and prayers, and keep me away from mistakes and sins of the day, grant me that I remember You continuously through the day, by Your assistance, O the Guide of those who stray

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Making du’a when reciting Verse 124 of Surah Al An’am

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Is there a Hadith to this effect?

A guaranteed acceptance of du’a:

Read the Verses in Surah Al-An’am where the name of Allah appears twice and make du’a between the two. This is the ayah in the eight Juz (Verse: 124):

مِثْلَ مَا أُوتِيَ رُسُلُ اللّهِ اللّهُ أَعْلَمُ حَيْثُ يَجْعَلُ رِسَالَتَهُ

mithla ma utiya Rusulullah Allahu a’lamu haythu yaj’alu risalatah

That which was given to the messengers of Allah. Allah is most knowing of where He places His message.

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A du’a Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) made in Salah

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Can you provide the Arabic text of this du’a, the reference and the full text of the du’a?

“O Allah, by Your knowledge of the unseen and Your power over creation, keep me alive so long as You know that living is good for me and cause me to die if You know that death is better for me. O Allah, I ask you to be able to fear You in secret and in public. I ask You to make me speak the truth in times of happiness and anger…”

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The stingy person and the coward should make dhikr

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What is the reference of this Hadith?

من ضن منكم بالمال أن ينفقه، وخاف العدو أن يجاهده، وخاف الليل أن يكابده فليكثر من قول: لا إله إلا الله، وسبحان الله، والحمد لله، والله أكبر

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Wording of the Hadith on deceiving

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Is there any Hadith from any source with the words, “من غش ليس منا” as opposed to “من غشنا فليس منا”

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever deceives us is not from among us.”

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