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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 […]

The Adhan: Why We Are Missing Out On Great Benefits, by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ made a tremendous promise to those who respond upon hearing the adhan – “My intercession will be granted to them on the Day of Resurrection…” However, many of us don’t know or don’t remember the sunnas of doing the adhan and hearing the call to prayer (adhan). This is particularly the […]

What is special about the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah? by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said on why the first ten days of the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah are so special and what actions we can take to benefit from them. The life of a Muslim is very special as it is full of opportunities to get closer to Allah ﷻ‎ by doing the various forms of […]

What Is ‘Afiya and Why Do We Pray For It?

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani was asked why the Prophet ﷺ advised us to “ask Allah for well-being” and said that there can be no prayer more comprehensive than asking for ‘Afiya. So what is ‘Afiya? How should we ask for it? Cover photo by Omar Chatriwala.

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 […]

What To Do After Hearing The Adhan – The Prophet’s ﷺ Promise

The Prophet ﷺ made a tremendous promise to those who respond upon hearing the adhan – “My intercession will be granted to them on the Day of Resurrection…” However, many of us don’t know or don’t remember the sunnahs of doing the adhan and hearing the adhan. This is particularly the case in lands where […]

Is There a Hadith Forbidding Entering Coffee Shops?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam Alaykum, My husband thinks that there is a Hadith forbidding to go to coffee shops. Is it true? I sometimes spend time in it for Qur’an memorization when I can’t do otherwise. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Are my prayers being answered? Adab of Du’a 25

Adab of Du’a (Prayers) 25 Allah Most High says, “I am near – I answer the call of the one who calls upon me” (2:186) Yet, many of us wonder: Are my du’as being answered? Is there a certain du’a I have to read for each of my muslim-making-dua-by-the-oceanconcerns? Do my du’as have to be […]

Can I Make Dua In My Own Language and Not In Arabic?

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani was asked if we may supplicate to Allah in a language other than Arabic, particularly as many are not fluent in the Arabic language. His answer may surprise you – he says not only may we make dua in any language we are comfortable with, in fact, we should.