Seeking Forgiveness الاستغفار

Hadith on Dua: Words of prayer better than gold and silver

Shaddad ibn Aws reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When you see people amassing gold and silver, then amass these words: O Allah, I […]

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Aisha on Istighfar: Blessed to ask Allah’s forgiveness many times

Safiyyah reported: Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, said, “Blessed is one who finds many prayers for forgiveness on their record.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 646 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according

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Hadith on Majlis: Supplication for forgiveness after leaving assembly

Abu al-‘Aliyah reported: They said, “O Messenger of Allah, what are the words we just heard you say?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “They are words

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Hadith on Sajdah: Prostration is the repentance of a prophet

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, prostration is the repentance of a prophet.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 1410 Grade: Sahih

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Ibn Abbas on Shirk: Creation fears associating partners with Allah

Al-Tabari reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, idolatry terrifies the heavens, the earth, the mountains, and all of creation except for the worlds of men

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Abu Sa’ud on Wudu: Seeking forgiveness after ablution

Qays ibn ‘Ubad reported: Abu Sa’id al-Khudri, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever performed ablution, let him say: Glory be to You, O Allah, and Your praise. I

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Hadith on Travel: Supplication for righteous farewell journey

Qatadah ibn ‘Ayyash reported: When the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, concluded a meeting with my people, I took his hand and I bid him farewell.

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Hadith on Taqwa: Best provision for travel is fear of Allah

Anas reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, I intend to travel, so supplicate for my provision.”

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Hadith on Shirk: How to protect from lesser idolatry?

Abu Musa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O people, beware of this idolatry, for it is more hidden than a crawling ant!” It

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Hadith on Istighfar: Allah marvels at believer seeking His forgiveness

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah is astonished at a servant when he says: There is no God

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Hadith on Funerals: Supplicating benefits believers in grave

Uthman ibn Affan reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, when he finished burying the deceased, he would stand over them and say, “Seek forgiveness for your brothers

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Hadith on Mercy: Allah loves praise, forgiving His servants

Al-Aswad ibn Sari’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No one loves to be praised more than Allah Almighty, and no one accepts more

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Hadith on Istighfar: Seeking forgiveness from Allah all day long

Abu Musa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I never start a new day but that I seek forgiveness from Allah one hundred times

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Umar on Tawbah: The meaning of sincere repentance

Al-Nu’man ibn Bashir reported: I asked Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, about His saying, “Repent to Allah with sincere repentance,” (66:8). Umar said, “It is a servant who

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Malik on Rulers: Do not curse kings, rather repent to Allah

Salih al-Murri reported: Malik ibn Dinar, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I have found in the Wisdom that Allah says: I am Allah, the King of kings. The

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Hadith on Nawafil: Salat al-Duha is prayer of repentant

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None preserve the forenoon prayer but the penitent. It is the prayer of the penitent.” Source:

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Hadith on Despair: Never wish for death, only improvement

Umm al-Fadl reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, entered the home of Al-‘Abbas while he was complaining and wishing for death. The Prophet said, “O ‘Abbas, O

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Hadith on Tawbah: Embracing Islam plus good deeds

Abu Tawil reported: He came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “What do you think of a man who commits every sin,

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Hadith on Tawbah: Good deeds expiate past sins in life

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever does good in what remains of his life, he will be forgiven for what has

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Hadith on Tahajjud: Last third of night best for prayer

Uthman ibn al-‘As reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A heavenly caller announces every night: Who is supplicating that he may be answered? Who

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