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23
Oct
2014
The Wisdom Behind a Delayed Response


It is indeed a great trial for a Muslim to make du'aa', sincerely and properly, continually, for a long period of time, and yet see no sign of response. Here, a person's eemaan in Allaah سبحانه و تعالى is truly tested. And here is the opportunity that Shaytaan uses to try to sow his whispers, and plant his doubts in a believer's heart. In this way a pers....

posted by Seifeddine-M on 23rd October 2014 - 1 comment
9
Oct
2014
The topic of du'aa' and its relationship to destiny (qadr) is a very important one, and one around which much confusion exists. Many people ask: "If everything has already been destined to occur, then of what use is du'aa', as, if Allaah سبحانه و تعالى has written what I want, I will get it without making du'aa', and if it is not written for me, then I will never get it no matter how much du&#....
posted by Seifeddine-M on 9th October 2014 - 0 comments
9
Sep
2014
The Types of Du'aa's

Du'aa' can be categorised in a variety of ways, depending on the perspective that one is using. Some of the more useful categorisations are as follows:

1. With Respect to the Actuality of Du'aa'

When one examines the texts of the Qur'an and sunnah, one finds that there are two types of du'aa's that are mentioned.

The first type, which is the one that most people are familiar with....

posted by Seifeddine-M on 9th September 2014 - 0 comments
5
Sep
2014

From what has preceded, it is clear that du’aa’ can only be directed towards Allaah سبحانه و تعالى alone.



"Say (O Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم): 'I invoke only my Lord (Allah Alone), and I associate none as partners along with Him.'"(Surah Jinn, 72:20)

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posted by Seifeddine-M on 5th September 2014 - 1 comment
4
Sep
2014

Du'aa' has a very strong relationship with one's 'aqeedah (creed) [عقيدة, plural: 'aqaa'id عقائد] and tawḥeed [توحيد]. Du'aa' is also one of the best ways that a person can increase his eemaan (faith) [ايمان] , and appreciate Allaah's Names and Attributes. It is a powerful reminder of man's inherent incapability, and Allaah....

posted by Seifeddine-M on 4th September 2014 - 0 comments