Anas (May Allah be pleased with him) reported that: The Messenger of Allah (Sallallahu álayhi wa sallam) said, “Let not one of you wish for death because of a misfortune which befalls him. If he cannot help doing so, he should say: ‘O Allah, keep me alive as long as You know that life is better for me, and make me die when death is better for me”.
Al-Bukhari and Muslim
The proper way to make du’a is in a subdued voice, as Allah tells us: “Call upon your Lord with humility, and in secret.” (Surah al-A’raf:55) This is why Allah praised the du’a of Zakaraiya when He described it as … Continue Reading Dua: To Pray Quietly
Amongst the etiquette of du’a that is known by all Muslims, young or old, is that of raising one’s hands. Abu Musa al-Ashari, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated: “The Prophet, peace be upon him, made du’a, and I saw … Continue Reading Raising One’s Hands in Dua