Duʿāʾ - troid.org | Islamic Articles and Audio
A series of audio explaining supplications for prayer. Firstly, "Allāhu Akbar," (الله أكبر) - The opening and oft-repeated supplication in prayer.
Supplication is from the most beneficial types of healing. It is the enemy of illness and affliction - repressing it and treating it, preventing its occurrence, removing it or at least alleviating it.
A number of aḥādīth indicating the impermissibility of saying in shāʾ Allāh (if Allāh wills), or in shiʾta (if You will), in supplications to Allāh. Rather one should be firm in his request as Allāh does as he wills, and no one can force him to do anything.
A key reminder on the importance of duʿāʾ, how to make it, what can make it be answered, what can make it go unanswered.
Questions from women regarding reciting supplications which contain āyāt from the Qurʾān whilst they are menstruating.
What will cause one's duʿāʾ to be answered? Humility, humbleness and dependence upon Allāh.
Allāh says: ‘‘And your Lord says: Call upon Me and I will, respond to your supplication.’’ [Sūrah al-Ghāfir, 40:60] So why is it that a person’s duʿāʾ (supplication) is sometimes unanswered?