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March, 2019

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 …

  • 6 February

    Three du’as [supplications] that are not rejected

    Question Can you provide the reference for this: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three prayers (supplications) are not rejected, there is no doubt in this; The du’a of a father, the du’a of a traveller and the du’a of an oppressed person”

January, 2019

  • 31 January

    Among the most beloved words to Allah Ta’ala a person can recite in Sajdah

    Question Is this narration authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “From the most beloved words to Allah that a person can say in sajdah is: ظلمت نفسي فاغفر لي Zalamtu nafsi faghfir li

  • 31 January

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) du’a for Jarir ibn ‘Abdillah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Kindly provide the reference for this narration Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) made the following du’a for Sayyiduna Jarir ibn ‘Abdillah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) after striking his chest, when he complained about being unsteady on a horse: “O Allah! Make him firm and make him guide others and make him be rightly guided”

  • 25 January

    A du’a to recite when leaving for the Masjid

    Question Kindly enlighten me on whether this is suitable for practice? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite the following du’a when going to the Masjid: اللهم اجعلني أقرب من تقرب إليك وأوجه من توجه إليك وأنجح من سألك وطلب إليك Allahummaj’alni aqraba man taqarraba ilayka wa awjaha man tawajjaha ilayka wa anjaha man sa-alaka wa talaba ilayka Translation: O …

  • 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

  • 14 December

    A short form of istikharah

    Question Kindly comment on the authenticity of this Hadith and is it suitable for practise and how do you act on it? عن أبي بكر الصديق أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم كان إذا أراد أمرا قال اللهم خر لي واختر لي

  • 12 December

    A du’a to recite when changing position while sleeping

    Question What is the authenticity of this du’a to recite when turning from side to side while sleeping at night? “There is no Deity besides Allah, the One who is Alone, the Conqueror, the Rabb of the heavens and the earth and all that is between them, the All-Mighty, the All-Forgiving”

November, 2018

  • 29 November

    A du’a to recite when a storm is approaching

    Question Please provide the reference and Arabic text of this du’a to recite when a storm is approaching: ‘O Allah, we seek refuge in You from the evil of that with which it is sent’

  • 26 November

    A Du’a asking for guidance and to be a source of good

    Question What is the source of this du’a? Allahummahdina wahdi bina wa yassiril huda lana, waj ‘alna mafatiha lil khayri wa maghalika lish sharr (O Allah! guide us and guide others through us, make guidance easy for us, and make us the source of good and a barrier/locks against evil)

  • 6 November

    Saying ‘Fi amanillah’ when bidding farewell

    Question I have heard some people say ‘Fi Amanillah’ when they bidding farewell. Does this come in any Hadith?

  • 5 November

    Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) seeking protection from hypocrisy

    Question Is this narration authentic? حدثني جبير بن نفير أنه سمع أبا الدرداء وهو في آخر صلاته وقد فرغ من التشهد يتعوذ بالله من النفاق فأكثر من التعوذ منه قال: فقال جبير: وما لك يا أبا الدرداء أنت والنفاق؟ فقال: دعنا عنك فوالله إن الرجل ليتقلب عن دينه في الساعة الواحدة فيخلع منه