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Are There Prohibited Duas?

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked if there are prohibited duas, or a limit to what Allah gives. There are a lot of sites saying that Allah answers all your duas. But are there not certain duas that are prohibited e.g. a dua asking Allah to beautify oneself. Can you please enlist all the duas Allah […]

Prayers That Are Never Answered

Shaykh Farid Dingle is asked why it is that our prayers sometimes seem to not be answered and our lives are full of struggle when compared to others. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Why is it that I keep praying to Allah and my prayers (dua) are never answered? Even my non-Muslim […]

How Do I Calm My Worries?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Are there any specific duas or Surahs I can recite to help me with my constant state of anxiousness, depression and paranoia that I have been feeling due to a multitude of heavy things and it’s been weighing me down.I just need a way of easing my difficulties. Answer: […]

My Mother Makes Supplications Against Me. Will Her Duas Be Accepted?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My mother doesn’t care about her children. I’m the one looking after my younger siblings and they see me as their mother. Yet, my mum is not satisfied with me. She often makes the supplication that if I get married I should not have a happy life. Will […]

Is Using a Ta’wiz (Amulet) Permissible?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Some people say ta’wizes [amulets] are impermissible and entail disbelief. What is the view of Sunni Islam regarding this matter? Answer: Assalamu alaikum, In the Musannaf of Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shayba, the permissibility of hanging a ta`wiz is reported from many of the Companions and early Muslims (Salaf), […]

Are Formulas Recommended by Scholars to Achieve Some Goals Permissible to Use?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: The book ‘Remedies from the Quran’ contains different types of dhikr that can be done to achieve certain goals. For example it says that if you write Surah Yusuf on a piece of paper and wear it, your wife will increase in love for you. Is it something permissible? […]

Is It Permissible to Recite Supplications From a Book Moving Between Safa and Marwa? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, Is it permissible to read duas from a book whilst performing Sa’i (moving between Safa and Marwa)? Is it preferable to recite in Arabic or can you make dua in your mother tongue? Answer: Assalāmu ʿalaykum, I pray that you are well. It is permissible to recite […]

10 Powerful Duas That Will Change Your Life

All prayers are powerful but what makes them powerful? Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad al-Azhari offers a detailed explanation along with a list of 10 particularly life-changing duas we should all know. 10 Powerful Duas That Will Change Your Life Our sincere thanks to Simply Islam in Singapore for this recording. Who is Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad? Shaykh […]

The Prayer That Brought RIS 2015 to a standstill

Ya Allah, our Lord, Most Merciful of those who show mercy, instill within us courage as we start this day. Our struggles are real, but Your Promise is true. Indeed with hardship, there always comes ease. Remove from our hearts any fears or inhibitions, and replace them with an ever-increasing boldness to live each moment […]

The Prayer for Drinking Coffee – The Power of Purpose and High Intentions

At SeekersHub Toronto’s weekly Circle of Praise, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explained the Smaller Fatiha for Drinking Coffee, of the noble scholar al-Habib Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Mihdar (Allah have mercy upon him). This prayer and statement of intent have many lessons – listed to the podcast below.