Tag Archives: Al Adhkar

April, 2019

  • 30 April

    Du’a on two occasions are seldom rejected

    Question Can you source this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Two things are never rejected or seldom rejected; Du’a at the time of Adhan and at the time when people are locked in battle”

February, 2019

  • 28 February

    A du’a to recite when shaking hands (musafahah)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following? When shaking hands, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would not let go of a person’s hand until he had said the following du’a:  ربنا آتنا في الدنيا حسنة وفي الآخرة حسنة وقنا عذاب النار Rabbana atina fid dunya hasanah wa fil akhirati hasanah wa qina ‘adhaban nar Translation: O our Rabb! Grant …

January, 2019

  • 17 January

    A Sunnah du’a to recite when retiring to bed

    Question What is the status and translation of the following du’a? Bismillah wa da’tu jambi Allahumagh firli dhambi wa akhsi shaytani wa fukka rihani waj’alni fin nadiyyil a’ala

December, 2018

September, 2018

  • 7 September

    The Du’a of Abu Damdam

    Question I would like to know if the Hadith about Abu Damdam (radiyallahu ‘anhu) is sound and if you could please provide the Arabic.

May, 2018

April, 2018

  • 11 April

    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 …

February, 2018

  • 9 February

    Reciting the last three surahs every morning and evening

    Question I have heard one Scholar say the following: “Reciting the three Quls three times [each] in the morning and evening is weak, and what’s preserved is one time [each] without [reciting]: Qul huwallahu Ahad. Only recite Surah Nas and Surah Falaq.”   Please comment.

October, 2017

  • 17 October

    What to say to a person who sneezes more than thrice

    Question ‘If a person sneezes more than three times, should we tell them: You have the cold.’ Based on this Hadith, is it sunnah to say إنك مزكوم to a person with a common cold who sneezes imitating the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)?

  • 12 October

    Another suitable du’a for insomnia

    Question Is this correct? Sayyiduna Khalid ibn Al Walid (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that once he suffered from insomnia. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advised him to recite the following du’a when going to sleep: اللَّهُمَّ رَبَّ السَّمَوَاتِ السَّبْعِ وَمَا أَظَلَّتْ، وَرَبَّ الأَرَضِينَ وَمَا أَقَلَّتْ، وَرَبَّ الشَّيَاطِينِ وَمَا أَضَلَّتْ، كُنْ لِي جَارًا مِنْ شَرِّ خَلْقِكَ كُلِّهِمْ جَمِيعًا أَنْ يَفْرُطَ عَلَيَّ أَحَدٌ …

August, 2017

  • 10 August

    A du’a to recite when travelling by ship

    Question Kindly confirm the authenticity of the following: أمان لأمتي من الغرق إذا ركبوا السفن أن يقولوا: بسم الله الملك {وما قدروا الله حق قدره والأرض جميعا قبضته يوم القيامة والسماوات مطويات بيمينه سبحانه وتعالى عما يشركون} [الزمر: 67] {بسم الله مجراها، ومرساها إن ربي لغفور رحيم} هود: 41

July, 2017

  • 3 July

    ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) rectifies someone

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? A man sneezed next to Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) and said ‘Alhamdu lillah was salamu ‘ala Rasulillah‘ (praise be to Allah and peace be upon the Messenger of Allah).’ Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma said: “I too say [at other times] Alhamdu lillah was salamu ‘ala Rasulillah, but this is not how Rasulullah (sallallahu …