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Sunan Abu Dawud

Authentic Qunoot Du’as (Abu Dawud)

Qunoot 1: Narrated by Abu Dawood, 1213; al-Nasaa’i, 1725; classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in al- Irwa’, 429). “Allaahumma ihdini feeman hadayta wa ‘aafini feeman ‘aafayta wa tawallani feeman tawallayta wa baarik li feema a’tayta, wa qini sharra ma qadayta , fa innaka taqdi wa la yuqda ‘alayk, wa innahu laa yadhillu ...

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Recommended authentic Du’as

Du'a - After completion of Wudhu Allahuma jahal-nee min at-tawabeen wa jahal-nee min al-muhta-ta-hereen English translation: “O Allah make me of those who are frequently repentant and of those who frequently purify themselves.” -------------- DUA - After hearing the Adhan Allahuma jahal-nee min at-tawabeen wa jahal-nee min al-muhta-ta-hereen English translation: “O Allah make me of those who are ...

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Du’a when waking up at night

Here's a Du'a which our Messenger (pbuh) prescribed for us when we wake up at night before Fajr prayers. ‘Ubaadah ibn al-Saamit said: “The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘Whoever awakes at night and says: لا إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ لا شَرِيكَ لَهُ، لَهُ الْمُلْكُ ...

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Islam and polygamy in brief

Muslims are often accused of being promiscuous because polygamy is legal in Islaam. # Islaam did not introduce polygamy. Unrestricted polygamy practiced in most human societies throughout the world in every age. Islaam regulated polygamy by limiting the number of wives and establishing responsibility in its practice. # Monogamy of the West ...

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Minor Signs of the Day of Judgment

Minor signs of the Day of Judgment or the Last Hour according to authentic Ahadith. 1. The Prophet Hood of Muhammad SAWS. 2. The Death of Muhammad SAWS, 3. The opening/ conquest of Jerusalem during the Caliphate of Umar ibn al-Khattab 4. A Death which will eat away – Ie. This is a reference ...

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Sajda Tilawat Verses (Ayats)

Ayats (verses) Requiring Sajda-e-Tilawat: Surah Al A'Raf (7) Ayat 206 Surah Al Ra'd (13) Ayat 15 Surah Al Nahl (16) Ayat 50 Surah Bani Israil (17) Ayat 109 Surah Maryum (19) Ayat 58 Surah Al Haj (22) Ayat 18 Surah Al Haj (22) Ayat 77 (Shafi) Surah Al Farqan (25) Ayat 60 Surah Al Naml (27) Ayat 26 Surah As ...

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Praying Witr after the Adhaan of Fajr

What happens if one intends on praying Witr but unintentionally sleeps in or is eating for Suhoor and loses track of time....can they still pray Witr once the athan for Fajr has been made? The time for praying Witr ends when dawn comes, because the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah ...

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When should hands be raised during the prayer?

Praise be to Allaah. It is Sunnah to raise one’s hands in four places during the prayer: When pronouncing Takbeer al-Ihraam (the first Takbeer), when bowing in Rukoo’, when rising from Rukoo’ and when standing up after the first Tashahhud. Ibn ‘Umar (may Allaah be pleased with him) narrated that when the ...

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Is it obligatory to follow a particular Madhhab?

Praise be to Allaah. It is not obligatory for a Muslim to follow any particular madhhab among these four. People vary in their level of understanding and ability to derive rulings from the evidence. There are some for whom it is permissible to follow (taqleed), and indeed it may be obligatory ...

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Calling on the Prophet during Tashahhud or prayer

Question: Is it correct that after the death of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) that if a person says in the tashahhud “al-salaamu ‘alayka ayyhu’l-nabiyyu (peace be upon you, O Prophet)” there is the fear that this may be shirk, and that we should say ...

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