Tag Archives: The power of du’a

February, 2018

  • 12 February

    Du’a of one in the path of Allah

    Question What is the status of this narration? حَدَّثَنِي أَبِي، عَنْ رَوْحِ بْنِ عُبَادَةَ، عَنْ حَمَّادِ بْنِ سَلَمَةَ، عَنْ طَلْحَةَ بْنِ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ كَرِيزٍ الْخُزَاعِيِّ، أَنَّ رَجُلًا، كَانَ فِي غَزَاةٍ لَهُ مَعَ أَصْحَابِهِ، فَأَبَقَ غُلَامٌ لَهُ بِفَرَسِهِ، فَلَمَّا أَرَادَ أَصْحَابُهُ أَنْ يَرْتَحِلُوا، تَوَضَّأَ الرَّجُلُ وَصَلَّى رَكْعَتَيْنِ، وَقَالَ: اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّكَ تَرَى مَكَانِي وَحَالِي، وَارْتُحَالَ أَصْحَابِي، اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أُقْسِمُ عَلَيْكَ لَمَا …

February, 2016

  • 22 February

    The effect of saying the word: Ya Rabbi

    Question How many times should we recite: Ya Rabb? 1. ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “When the servant said,”O Lord! [Ya Rabb]” four times. Allah said, “I am listening to you, my servant. Ask and you will be granted.” 2. I have seen another narration of Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) where he said: “Whenever a servant said,”O Lord! O Lord!” Allah said,”I am …

December, 2015

  • 14 December

    Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)’s du’a for ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu) to accept Islam

    Question The incident where Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) made du’a for either one of them, Abu Jahl and ‘Umar, to accept Islam, and it turned out to be ‘Umar who accepted. Is this in Ibn Ishaq or from Hadith? If it is a Hadith can you share the source, grading, and actual text.

  • 8 December

    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.”

October, 2015

  • 29 October

    Words in the du’a to be recited when in need

    Question I need to ask two clarification regarding the du’a of salatul hajah. 1- In the du’a, after “Subhanallahi rabbi al-arsh’il azeem” in one place I see “Alhamdulillahi rabbil ‘alamin” and in another place I saw that “Alhamdulillahi rabbil ‘alamin” was not mentioned after “Subhanallahi rabbi al-arsh’il azeem” and it went directly to “As’aluka mujibat rahmatik..” after “Subhanallahi rabbi al-arsh’il …

September, 2015

  • 26 September

    Accepted/not accepted du’as

    Question There are many Hadiths which state that there are special times when duas are always accepted and never rejected. For example it is stated in some Hadiths that du’a made at the time of rain, du’a of a traveler, or du’a made in between the azan and iqamah are never rejected. My question is that (a) does this imply …

August, 2015

  • 30 August

    Reciting Surah Fatihah forty one (41) times for removal of difficulty

    Question I have read somewhere that there is a Hadith that says if Surah Fatiha is recited forty one (41) times with bismillah, then it will cure any disease. I have also read somewhere else that it should be continued for forty (40) or forty one (41) days with bismillah joined to it. Is this a Hadith and is it …

June, 2015

  • 25 June

    Is this Hadith really in Tirmidhi? (merit of asking for Jannah thrice)

    Question Is the below Hadith actually in Tirmidhi? I searched and did not find it. It is doing its rounds on social media: Whoever says three (3) times: allahumma innee as’alukal jannnah (O Allah, I ask You for Jannah) then Jannah will say oh Allah enter him into Jannah (supposedly in Tirmidhi)

April, 2015

March, 2015

  • 24 March

    A du’a for sharpening the eyesight

    Question Somebody shared the following with me: To increase light or vision (noor) in the eyes, recite Surah Fatihah once, then Ayatul Kursi and then once the following dua:- ‘A’udhu nura basari binuril lahil ladhi la yutfa’ Translation: “I seek refuge for the light of my eyes by the light of Allah, which does not become extinguished”. Does the above come …

September, 2014