Dealing With Difficult Decisions – Sidi Yousaf Seyal

It is quite common to find ourselves in situations where we feel we have little or no control over them. We respond in various ways… Before I proceed, I would like to acknowledge our humanness and understand that God created us weak. We forget, we are emotional, and we sin. God, the Merciful has gifted […]

The Secrets of Rajab by Habib Umar and Habib Kadhim – Muwasala

Taken from Muwasala: Click here for original blog When the month of Rajab enters, the Beloved ﷺ would seek its blessings, saying,“O Allah bless us in Rajab and Sha`bān and enable us to reach Ramaḍān!” (Aḥmad, al-Baiḥaqi, Ibn Majah)  [Recommended supplications during the blessed month] Sayyidī al-Ḥabīb `Umar bin Ḥafīẓ (may Allāh preserve him and benefit us by […]

Mercy Expressed in Active Concern: Remembering the Muslim Umma in One’s Prayers (dua) – Ma`ruf al-Karkhi

Mercy Expressed in Active Concern: Remembering the Muslim Umma in One’s Prayers (dua) – Ma`ruf al-Karkhi   Ma`ruf al-Karkhi, one of the righteous imams of the early Muslims (salaf), said, “Whoever says, ‘Allahumma aslih Ummata Muhammad Allahumma farrij `an Ummati Muhammad Allahumma Rham Ummata Muhammad [salla Allahu `alayhi wa sallam] (O Allah, improve the state […]

Dua before reciting Qur’an – Qari Ismet

Dua before reciting – Qari Ismet In a previous post we featured a series of videos where Qari Ismet Akcin beautifully demonstrated for us the main maqamat, from the ending of Surah al-Baqarah. At the end of the series, he added a short dua which he recommended you read before starting your Quranic recitation. A […]

Prophetic Supplication for Storms

Prophetic Supplication for Storms Ai’sha (Allah be pleased with her) relates that the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace) used to make the following supplication when there was stormy weather: اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ خَيْرَهَا وَخَيْرَ مَا فِيهَا وَخَيْرَ مَا أُرْسِلَتْ بِهِ ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهَا وَشَرِّ مَا فِيهَا وَشَرِّ مَا أُرْسِلَتْ Allahumma inni […]

Prophetic Supplications for Fasting

Prophetic Supplications for Fasting Download PDF: Prophetic Supplications for Fasting 1. Frequent supplication when fasting and breaking fast. The Prophet mentioned among the three whose supplication isn’t rejected by Allah: “the fasting person until they break their fast.” [Tirmidhi & Ibn Maja] Make a lot of supplication while fasting and at the time of breaking the […]

Brief Prophetic Supplication (dua) for Difficulties

  Brief Prophetic Supplication for Difficulties   عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِك قال: كانَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيهِ وسَلَّمَ إِذا كَرَبَهُ أَمرٌ قال: {   يَا حَيُّ يَا قَيُّومُ بِرَحْمَتِكَ أَسْتَغِيثُ }   Anas ibn Malik (Allah be pleased with him) relates that if any distress befell the  Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace), […]