Archives: Supplication

Ruling on asking of Allaah by virtue of the status of the righteous before Him

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: (Unity of) Divinity, Shirk and its different forms, Supplication.

Will Allaah honour the living slave by virtue of the righteous dead if we ask of Allaah “by virtue of the righteousness of Shaykh So and so and his position before You and his worship of You, to relieve me of my distress, O Allaah” – when we know that all benefits come from Allaah?. • Read More »

Du’aa’ during wudoo’ by the status of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: (Unity of) Divine Lordship, Ablution Before Prayer, Innovations in Religion and Worship, Shirk and its different forms, Supplication.

Du’aa’ during wudoo’ by the status of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) arurtr I have a habit which I do not know if it is good or bad: I ask Allah while washing my feet during wudu’ by the Prophet’s virtue to keep my feet firm on the Siraat. Also • Read More »

The difference between du’aa’ for asking and du’aa’ for woership

June 16, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Supplication, Tawheed (Divine Unity).

What is the difference between du’aa’ for asking and du’aa’ for worship?.   Praise be to Allaah.We use the word du’aa’ (invocation) to refer to two things: 1- Du’aa’ for asking, which means seeking that which will benefit, or asking to ward off that which will cause harm, by asking Allaah for that which will • Read More »

What is the benefit of praying istikhaarah when things are already decreed?

June 16, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in the Divine Will and Decree, Prayer Asking for Guidance, Supplication.

With regard to praying istikhaarah: it crosses one’s mind sometimes: What is the benefit of asking, supplicating and striving, when the decree of Allaah is what will come to pass?.   Praise be to Allaah.Allaah has made du’aa’ a means of attaining what one wants. The Lord enjoins it, as He says: “And your Lord • Read More »

Is it permissible for him to ask Allaah for the girl who died and to whom he wanted to propose marriage to let her be his bride in Paradise?

June 16, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in the Divine Will and Decree, Supplication, Virtues of deeds.

The daughter of my maternal uncle died in an accident, and I was intending to propose marriage to her. Is it permissible to pray to Allaah to make her my bride in Paradise, or is this overstepping the mark in du’aa’? May Allaah reward you with good.   Praise be to Allaah.First of all, we • Read More »

Is it permissible to pray to drink from the Prophet’s hand at al-Hawd (the Cistern)?

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Paradise and Hell, Supplication.

Is it permissible to pray to drink from the Prophet’s hand at al-Hawd (the Cistern), a refreshing drink after which one will never thirst again?.   Praise be to Allaah.Firstly: The Cistern of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) is called al-Kawthar, and its location is before the Siraat, according to • Read More »