Can I Make up Supplications and Can I Raise My Hands in Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum As a Hanafi can I make supplications in prayer which are not found in Hadiths and can I raise my haise in prayer in order to follow the sunna of other schools? Answer: Wa’alaikum assalam. I hope this finds you in the best of states. Jazakum Allah […]

How Can I Make Dua Without Implying Discontent? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How can I make dua without implying discontent? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned […]

Should We Turn Away From the Deceased Before Supplicating?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have recently attended an Islamic funeral where the imam asked the congregation to turn away from the deceased before making dua. Does this has any basis? Answer:Wa alaykum salam May Allah reward you for your question I’ve attended a similar janazah procession where the Imam instructed […]

What is the Point in Supplicating?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalam walaikum, What is the point in supplications if everything is decreed by Allah in advance?  Answer: Assalam aleykum, Firstly, supplications can change relative destiny (al-qadar al-mu`allaq) in a manner that is of great benefit to the oppressed, as well as the entire Muslim community. [see:Can Supplication Change Destiny?] […]

What Should Be Recited During the Bowing and the Prostration?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salamu alaykum, Is it necessary to recite ” subhan rabbi al-‘azim ” three times during bowing or will once suffice? I am wondering the same for what is said in prostration as well. Also, can du‘a be added after the tasbih? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, According […]

Is Dua Sufficient for Me to Get Married to a Particular Person?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I noticed a sister in my college who came to pray every obligatory prayer during lecture breaks. I found it attractive. Since then, I started supplicating to Allah in this way: “Ya Allah, I am impressed by this girl and if it is beneficial to me in my […]

Is It Recommended to Raise My Hands in Supplication After the Call to Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I was told to not raise my hands in supplication after giving/hearing the call to prayer. Is it recommended to raise my hands in supplication after the call to prayer? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Raising the hands when engaging in supplication is established from the sunna. The Prophet (blessings and […]

The Reality and Etiquettes of Supplication: A Reader

“I answer the prayer of the suppliant when he crieth unto Me”[2:186] The Reality of Supplication Why is Supplication (dua) Considered Worship in Islam? What’s the Point in Supplicating? Can Supplication Change Destiny? Etiquette Struggling to Have Children: Ten Key Etiquettes of Du’a How Should the Hands Be Held During Supplication? Supplicating in Prostration Are […]