On the authority of Jaabir Tim Abdullah, he said: The Prophet (salallahu Alayhi wasallam) would instruct us to pray for guidance in all at our
concerns, just as he would teach us a chapter from the Ou’ran. He wouldsay “If any of you intends to undertake a matter than let him pray 2 supererogatory rakahs of prayer and after which he would supplicate:
O Allah, I seek. Your guidance [in making a choice] by virtue of Your knowledge, and ‘I seek ability by virtue of your power, and I ask You of Your great bounty. You have power, I have none. And. You know, I know not. You are the Knower of hidden things. 0 Allah, if in Your knowledge, this matter (then it should be mentioned by name) is good for me both in this world and in the Hereafter (or: in my religion, mylivelihood and my, affairs), then ordain it for me, make it easy for me, and bless it for me. And if in Your knowledge it is bad for me and for my religion, my livelihood and my affairs (or: for me both in this world and the next), then turn me away from it, [and turn it away from me], and ordain for me the good wherever it may be and make me pleased with it.
Du’a / Supplications For Anxiety And Sorrow
O Allah, I am Your servant, son of Your servant, son of Your maidservant my forelock is in Your hand,
Your command over me is forever executed and Your decree over me is just. I ask You by every name belonging to You which You name Yourself with, or revealed in Your Book, or You taught to any of Your creation, or You have preserved in the knowledge of the unseen with You, that You make the Qur’an the life of my heart and the light of my breast, and a departure for my sorrow and release for my anxiety
Du’a / Supplication For One In Distress
O Allah, it is Your mercy that I hope for, so do not leave me in charge of my affairs even for a blink of an eye and rectify for me of my affairs. None has the right to he worshipped except You.
Du’a / Supplication For One Whose Affairs Have Become Difficult
O Allah, there is no ease except in which You have made easy, and You make difficulty, if You ‘wish, easy!
Du’a / Supplication Stricken With A Mishap Or Overtaken By An Affair
The strong believer is better and more beloved to Allah, than the weak believer and there is goodness in both. Strive for that which will benefit you, seek help from Allah and do not despair. If a mishap should happen to befall you then do not say ‘ If only I had acted…. such and such would have happened’. Rather say:’ Allah has decreed and what He wills, He does‘….for verify ‘If’ lets in the work of the devil.’ Indeed Allah rebukes due to negligence and slackness, but take to determination and caution, and if a matter should overtake you then say: ‘Allah is sufficient for me, and how line a trustee (He is).’
Du’a / Supplication For One Afflicted By A Calamity
To Allah we ‘belong and unto Him is our return. 0 Allah, recompense me for my affliction and replace it for me with
Du’a / Supplication When Angry
I Take Refuge With Allah From The Accursed Devil.
Du’a Supplication When In Fear Of a People
O Allah, Protect Me From Them With What You Choose.
Du’a /Supplication When Feeling Some Pain In The Body
Place your hand at the site of the pain and say:
- In the name of Allah (three times)
- I take refuge with Allah and within His omnipotence from the evil that I feel and am wary of. (seven times)