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Qur’an Quiz: On the Qur’anic Du’aas

A few du’aas of the Qur’an comes in the form of Quiz as a sort of reminder and to let you test your own knowledge and memory, and see where you stand.

Hope you will spend some time to read and answer, InshaaAllah.

No Googling! And no cheating. That’s the only condition 🙂 Continue reading

January 13, 2016 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic, Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Allah is Al Qareeb, what more do you want?

As pointed out in the post Ramadhaan is Seeker’s Paradise Allah wants us to call upon Him more and more in the blessed month of Ramadhaan as the Doors of Paradise are open and He is ever-ready to bestow His infinite blessings. He has even reserved a Special and Exclusive Gate called Ar-Rayyaan to honour those who respond to His Call by observing fast in the month of Ramadhaan.

Even though the feeling that Allah is Near is more distinct in the month of Ramadhaan, the fact is that He is Near and closer to you than yourself not just in the month of Ramadhaan but also all through your life! Allah has conveyed this Good News to you through His glorious Messenger, Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, through the medium of this noble ayah:

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July 10, 2015 Posted by | Asmaa ul Husna: Attributive Names, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In view of Ramadhaan…….

Some useful links and e-books on Ramadhaan ……alhamdulillaah.

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June 2, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Saying “Laa Haula Wa Laa Quwwata il-la-Bil-Laah”

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.

PS: So you landed here thro’ search engine. May Allah reward you for this chance visit, and may He guide you to subscribe to this Qur’an blog so you continue to reap the barakah of learning from His glorious Book. Aameen.

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لا حَوْلَ وَلا قُوَّةَ إِلا بِالله  Laa Hawla Wa Laa Quwwata Il-la Bil-laah is one of the powerful statements proclaimed by the believers in Islam.

According to the glorious Prophet, Muhammad, peace be upon him, it is “one of the treasures of Paradise”.

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March 17, 2015 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Qur’anic Du’aa of Angels for the Believers :)

In Surah Ghaafir (also known as Surah al Mu’min) Allah mentions a beautiful du’aa of forgiveness by the Angels for all sincere Muslims.

These no ordinary angels make an amazing du’aa for no ordinary Muslims!

The angels making this du’aa are the Carriers of Allah’s Throne who always glorify and praise Him through Tasbeeh and Tahmeed. They are those who are closest to Allah and also those who are around Him.

These noble angels make du’aa for those Muslims who not only seek repentance but also sincerely follow the Straight Path.

Let us learn this beautiful du’aa, Inshaa’allah.

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January 1, 2015 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seeking Allah’s support in three special cases

While concluding this post on نصر من الله وفتح قريب I had an intention to compile the Qur’anic du’aas on seeking exclusive help and support from Allah but then Satan drifted me and I couldn’t make it that time. Today I am able to, alhamdulillaah.

We all know that the One who created us knows and understand us better. He is not only our Creator but He is also our Supporter and Helper.

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December 8, 2014 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Dhul Hijjah has commenced, alhamdulillaah :)

It has been officially announced by the Saudi Press Agency that the crescent for the new month has been sighted.

Confirmed reports say that UAE also announces the same. So accordingly:

1st of ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435 will correspond to 25th September 2014. 

The Day of Arafah which falls on 9th ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435 will correspond to 3rd October 2014. 

Eid al-Adha is on 10th ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435, and will correspond to 4th October 2014. 

CHECK OUT THIS RESOURCE PAGE, Inshaa’Allah.

BAARAKALLAAHU FEEKUM. 

September 24, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

When a sunnah is replaced by a bid’ah, isn’t it a terrible loss?

The Adhkaarأذكار or supplications after Tasleem is from the established Sunnah of Rasoolullaah sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam.

Tasleem, by the way, is to end the Salah by saying Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah.

If you are an Imaam (the one who leads prayers) you need to take time not only for yourself but also facilitate things to those who are being led by you in the congregational Salah.

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September 12, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Calling on Allah through His Names

Making du’aa to Allah through His very own Names is an ibadaah in itself. A very sweet and enchanting experience.

This is a short three page model of some du’aas which one can use any time, and more so during the blessed month of Ramadhaan.

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June 28, 2014 Posted by | Asmaa ul Husna: Attributive Names, Du'aa - General | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seeking Light, Spreading Luminosity

The glorious Qur’an directs every human being to seek Light from the Source of Light as Almighty Allah alone can bring out a person from darknesses to Light. So man must understand that he to whom his Creator grants not light, for him there is no light!

Through the “Light Verse” of the Qur’an we understand the importance and significance of Light and Knowledge.

True believers in Islam are those who follow the Light that was sent down with Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam.  Continue reading

January 12, 2014 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

When Tears Speak Louder Than Words!

Here is some relevant news report from Mount Arafah by Arab News, Saudi Arabia’s popular newspaper:  

A white sea of faithful surged from Mina to Arafat as dawn broke on the second day of the five-day event. Waves of men in seamless white robes and veiled women in long dresses joined voices in a crescendo chanting Labbaik Allahumma Labbaik (O God, here I am answering your call).  

The pilgrims were completely lost to their surroundings in a fervor of religious enthusiasm. Many had tears streaming down their cheeks while others raised their faces to the sky, beseeching Allah for forgiveness and mercy.  Continue reading

October 15, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An amazingly beautiful du’aa

By the One Who holds my life, the du’aas taught by our Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam are no less than any encyclopedia!

In fact, some so-called encyclopedias will pale into insignificance when you gather all the Prophetic du’aas available on Planet Earth.

The du’aas are stunningly unique, amazingly beautiful, immaculately human and graciously glorious!  Continue reading

August 3, 2013 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Rewards for Zikr Chart” and a reminder note!

Remembering Allah is the most supreme act a Muslim can do in his life. The excellence of Zikr surpasses all other virtues and merits.

This e-book is an excellent collection of Zikr/Azkaar. It mentions the great rewards for Zikr in a very clear manner, using authentic references.  Continue reading

July 31, 2013 Posted by | E-books, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Being h e a r t l i n e with Allah!

The interest and involvement one finds in staying and working online cannot be found when you work offline. For when you are online, you are connected to, served by or available through a system.

Connecting with one’s heart is to be online with Allah.

Even though the terms online and hotline were not specifically used in 7th century as they are used and understood now in the computer-savvy 21st century but the fact remains that the Qur’an recognized its importance 14 centuries ago!  Continue reading

July 13, 2013 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic, Du'aas - Qur'anic, Heart and the Qur'an, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Ramadhaan is Seeker’s Paradise!

Have you ever noticed this ayah that is sandwiched between the verses concerning fasting and Ramadhaan?

The hikmah why Allah chose to include this ayah in the midst of verses enjoining fasting in Ramadhaan is best known to Him alone. We can, however, infer that Allah wants us to supplicate more and more in this blessed month as He is ever ready to give more and more.  Continue reading

July 12, 2013 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic, Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Bestowing and withholding: The prerogative of Allah alone!

Among the prescribed Azkaar which we say everyday at the end of each obligatory Salah, this is a beautiful supplication (du’aa). It is concise and comprehensive.

Belief in Tawheed is eloquently expressed in a finest manner through this du’aa, which includes the Tahleel and Tahmeed. This du’aa also signifies a Believer’s Tawakkul in His Lord, Most Gracious.

Let us first read the hadeeth which describes this du’aa and then with the help of Qur’aanic verses try to understand some elements which will enhance our belief in Allah Subhaanahu Wa Ta’aala, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

April 27, 2013 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ni’mal Maula Wa Ni’man Naseer!

Today (1st Muharram 1434), I would like to discuss on this very popular statement: Ni’mal Maula Wa Ni’man Naseer! This statement is generally said immediately after yet another most inspiring statement: Hasbunallahu Wa Ni’mal Wakeel! 

Hasbunallahu Wa Ni’mal Wakeel, Ni’mal Maula Wa Ni’man Naseer! 

These two phrases/statements are mentioned separately in different Surahs in the Qur’an. The meaning and the context of these two statements are so striking that we notice many among Muslims uttering and proclaiming them together. While it is not ‘a must’ to say them together, yet the miraculous beauty of the Qur’anic words weaves a tapestry in the canvas of one’s mind! Subhanallah!  Continue reading

November 15, 2012 Posted by | Qur'anic Phrases, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Du’aas during hurricanes and storms…

PS: Update:  Cyclone Hudhud    Hudhud is Arabic       Deadly Cyclone 

Simon in Mexico    Cyclone Nilam        Hurricane Sandy

During calamities we need to increase our du’aas and adhkaar.  Apart from saying ‘Hasbiyallahu wa Ni’mal Wakeel’ (Allah is Sufficient for me; He Alone is the Best to Protect’) and seeking forgiveness for one’s sins, here are some du’aas to be made in times of windstorms or thunderstorms or hurricanes.

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October 30, 2012 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Key to A Successful Day

‘The Key to A Successful Day’ is an excellent e-book to learn the basic daily du’aas. Note: This is an updated version.  Continue reading

July 30, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Our Lord! Do not make us a test”

We Muslims are taught two beautiful du’aas in the Quran in relation to the Kuffar and the evil-doing people. In the present global scenario, I feel this du’aa MUST become a definite part of our daily supplications. As the du’aa is of utmost importance, the need to understand the deeper meaning of this du’aa is even more greater.

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February 20, 2012 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Benefits of Istighfaar 2

Assalamu Alaikum, Bismillah…..

It is almost a co-incidence and a great help from Allah I would say that after posting on Istighfaar: Gateway to Blessings Unlimited, I was reading the Qur’an and I found this ayah which is related to the topic I was discussing there. Alhamdulillah Continue reading

February 16, 2012 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Istighfaar: Gateway to Blessings Unlimited!

Assalamu Alaikum. Bismillah….

Today I would like to discuss on the Significance of Istighfaar and its benefits. This we need to understand because many Muslims know only one side of the benefits of Istighfaar – the forgiveness of one’s sins – and (in most cases) we Muslims do not know the other blessings that come from Istighfaar.

Meaning of ‘istighfaar’:

The word ‘istighfaar’ comes from the Arabic root ghafara which means ‘to forgive’. ‘Istaghfara’ means ‘to seek forgiveness’. Istighfaar is ‘the Islamic way of seeking forgiveness from Allah, Who is one’s Creator, Nourisher and Cherisher.  Continue reading

February 14, 2012 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

“I Love Not Things That Set”!

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum.

In the life of Prophet Ibraheem (peace be upon him) we have an Excellent Model to emulate.

I love what Ibraheem (Alaihis salam) said, ‘I love not things that set’!

This statement, uttered by the great Prophet in the beginning of his career, is of iconic nature.  Continue reading

January 20, 2012 Posted by | Inspiration, Prophets of Islam, Qur'anic Phrases, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Qur’anic Du’aas of Prophets and Messengers

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum.

Alhamdulillah, today I compiled all the du’aas which I have been posting since few days and made it as a separate pdf file so that many brothers and sisters can use it at their convenience. Please feel free to circulate this file, Insha’Allah.  Continue reading

December 25, 2011 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Du’aa of Prophets Ibraheem and Muhammad (Peace be upon them)

After I posted the Qur’anic du’aas of Prophet Muhammad, Peace be upon him, I remembered that I have missed a beautiful du’aa in that compilation.

حَسْبُنَا اللَّهُ وَنِعْمَ الْوَكِيلُ

“Allah is sufficient for us and He is the Best Disposer of affairs” (Surah Aal Imran: 173) Continue reading

December 24, 2011 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment