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  • Reading Quran and supplicating at midday or midnight Date: 1-11-2011

    My mother has heard from someone that one should not read Quran and supplicate during and around 12 noon and 12 midnight times of the day. Please clarify on this matter. .. More

  • Assigning a supplication to every daily obligatory prayer Date: 27-7-2011

    Assalamu 'alaikum I read in a book about specific dua after each prayer of fajr,dhuhr,asr etc.,but I havenot come across such dua anywhere,so please tell me if it is correct to say these duas after each prayer and if the Prophet(peace be upon him) said these.If we do what was not taught by the Prophet,it would be rejected,right?pls answer.May Allah.. More

  • Durood-e-Jinni is an innovation Date: 3-7-2011

    Assalamu 'alaykum Respected Shaikh, My question to you is, is there any darud called as darud e jinni? The darud is supposed to be this (as said by a local scholar here): Allahumma Salli 'ala Sayyidina wa Moulana Muhammad wa 'ala Salihil Muminil Jin. This darud, as reported by the Scholar, was recited often by the Prophet (PBUH), is that true? Reciting.. More

  • Dua'a Ganjul Arsh Date: 9-1-2011

    How Authentic is Dua-e-Gunjal Arsh? If it is authentic, can you please provide us the reference(s)... More

  • Authenticity of what is called "Du’a-e-Jameela" Date: 23-11-2009

    All praise are due to Allah and peace and blessing be on prophet Muhammad (PBUH), his family and campinions. May Allah bless you for the efforts you make and may increase your knowledge and make your affairs easy in this world and Hereafter. There is a specific dua called Dua E Jameela and it is very popular in places such as Afghanistan, Pakistan,.. More

  • Saying 'Ya Lateef' 129 times Date: 30-3-2009

    I have heard of using Allahs names appropriately for making duaas eg. if one seeks forgiveness so use all names related to that, but i have few relatives who force me to do tasbeeh with a specific name, specific number eg. Ya Lateef(129 times) please advise ,I ask my relative( an aalim himself in India) show me the proof in ahadith, he calls me an extremist.M.. More

  • Repeating the word ‘Illallaah’ Date: 28-1-2009

    Assalmu Alaikum What is the meaning of ILLALLAH. if it has a good meaning then is it permissible to chant this word as Dhikr. people in our society (Bangladesh) people often chant it. please clarify..... More

  • Innovated supplications Date: 22-12-2008

    Salam aleikum wa rahmt Allah wa barakatuh Jazzakum Allah khairan I wish to seek counselling about supplications which are used and distributed by shias. The supplications are: - AlSahifa AlSajadie (a collection of supplications) - Du3a' Jawshan AlKabir - Du3a' Kumayl I have seen many sunnis on the web who are beginning to take those supplication in.. More

  • Holding a Du’aa session before the exams Date: 14-5-2008

    salam, In my college, the muslim student association organises a camp in the masjid which lasts about 5 days and a success du'a session, before every semester examination, where all muslims gather to pray for success in our exams. Is there anything wrong with these practices? some people say they are innovations.please help clarify these issues .. More

  • This form of exalting the mention of the Prophet is weak Date: 4-11-2007

    Assalamualaikum Wa rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh!!! i want to know about this dua which i got on my mobile, & i want to know that this type of things always sent to me by friends & i dont beleive on this till i got any evidence from quran & SUnnah & I also use to tell them that dont believe on this type of things till you didnt got.. More

  • Specifying the mention of Allaah with a definite number Date: 25-6-2007

    Al-sallamu Al-laikoum Recently, I have met this pious guy, who showed a method of calling one of the names of Allah for some certain times (Silently, with "khisho'o") and then ask Allah for any of my desires. Does that consider as an innovation? beside, is it permissible to recites "Asma Allahu al husna" as many as we wish, as a worshiping? Jazzakoum.. More

  • The supplication of As-Salaamah Date: 21-5-2007

    As-salamu alaykum. Dear sheikh, at my new place of work there was a gathering to say goodbye to a colleague who was leaving. The people gathered and made a collective du'a which they called "Du'a Salaamat" for the brother. The brother who read the du'a commenced by saying aloud: "Al-Fatihah". The people then all recited Surat al-Fatihah in unison. After.. More

  • Slaughtering animals after supplication Date: 1-3-2006

    I wish to use this opportunity to commend you for your onerous task of educating the Muslim Ummah through your website. May Almighty Allaah continue to shower His blessings on you for this selfless service to humanity. I want to know the spiritual significance of slaughtering animals (ram, goat, cow, chicken, etc.) at the end of Du'aa to Allaah... More

  • Excellence of two narrations on the mention of Allaah Date: 8-2-2006

    Which is better to say "Subhaanallaah wabihamdihi" or "Subhaanallaah, walhamdulillaah, la ilaaha illallaah wallaahu akbar"? .. More

  • Opening Islamic gathering with Quran regularly Date: 22-12-2005

    It seen in the usual practice of some Islamic groups or gatherings, to start the sitting with saying 'Al Faatihah' or reciting Quran and concluding the session with the following 'Salathu n-Nabi' "sallallaahu alaa Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam" 3 times. Is there any Hadeeth or such teachings regarding the above said practice? Will it.. More