It has been authentically reported from ‘Abdullaah ibn ‘Umar (radhi-yAllaahu ‘anhumaa) – while he was upon as-Safaa, supplicating…
O my Lord! My sins are great in number
“If there was [any] speech to be written in gold, then this speech would be written [in gold].”
Supplicating between the Adhaan and the Iqaamah
Is it correct that the supplication and the seeking of forgiveness between the adhaan and the iqaamah is better the reading the Qur.aan?
Increase in supplicating to Allaah
We therefore encourage our brothers to increase in supplicating to Allaah (’Azza wa Jall)…
Be prompt in repenting for your sins
[So] how pitiful is the one who is prevented from goodness in his old age for sins committed during [his] youth!
Supplication for the parents
The supplication you make for your parents during the taraaweeh or tahajjud prayer is better by far than you slaughtering 10 camels [in their names].
The most all-encompassing of supplications
And this supplication is among the most all-encompassing of supplications for [that which is] good.
An important issue for all who make istikhaarah
It is not necessary for the one who makes istikhaarah that he see anything to guide him to that which is best for him. Rather, when something is made easy for him after having made istikhaarah, then he should know that is what is good [for him].
Making istikhaarah on behalf of someone else
And it is from falsehood to have someone else make istikhaarah for him, and wait to see something in a dream which would guide him to do [something] or leave [it].
You will not be disappointed
[For] every supplication you make to your Lord, you will not be disappointed…