Category Archives: Du’a: The Weapon of the Believer

Du’a: Innovations of Du’a

Our beloved Prophet Muhammad, may Allah’s pace and blessings be upon him, said: “Whoever innovates something into this religion of ours will have it rejected.” (Recorded in al-Bukhari) Amongst the worst evils that has afflicted this ummah is the evil … Continue reading

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Du’a: The Most Important Matters to Ask For

The servant asks Allah for their each and every matter, for the treasures of all matters belong to Allah: “And there is nothing except that We possess its treasures (or stores).” (Surah al-Hijr:21) However, without a doubt, certain matters have … Continue reading

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Du’a: It’s Relationship with Destiny

The topic of du’a and its relationship with destiny or qadr, is a very important one, and one around which much confusion exists. People might ask, ‘If everything has already been determined to occur, then what is the use of … Continue reading

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Du’a: Tawassul

Tawassul is one of the greatest factors that can increase your chances of having your du’a answered, and yet many people have an incorrect understanding of this concept. Linguistically, tawassul means to come closer to an objective and to gain … Continue reading

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Du’a: Permissible Acts

There are certain acts that one might presume are prohibited in du’a but in fact are allowed. Some of these are listed below: 1. To Pray for a Person Without Praying for One’s Self We know this is permissible since … Continue reading

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Du’a: The Manifestation of Allah’s Names and Attributes

The fact that a person’s du’a is responded to or not is an indication and manifestation of many of Allah’s Names and Attributes. Of these Names is: al-Akram (The Most Generous); al-Mani (The Preventer); al-Hakam (The Judge); al-‘Adl (The Just); al-Karim … Continue reading

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Du’a: Delayed Response Causes Us to Reflect on Ourselves

When our du’a is apparently not answered, it causes us to contemplate our lives and the good and the bad thereof. It causes us to examine our du’a and why we are making it. It causes us to examine our life and what we want … Continue reading

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