Ramadhan 1430, sharing, Ya Rabb

calling out during this month of accepted Du’a

By In

Ya Rabb, many troubles You have removed from my path; much sorrow have You dispelled; much misery have You mitigated; and at all times You spread out mercy, and cut short the tightening circles of misfortunes.

Alhamdulillah, with full gratitude for all His bounties.

Subhan Allah, Who has not taken unto Himself a wife, nor a son, and Who has no partner in sovereignty, nor any protecting friend through dependence. Subhanahu wa ta’ala!

Subhan Allah, Who has no opposition to His rule, nor any challenge to His commands.

Subhan Allah, Who has no counsel to meddle with His operation of creation, nor is there anything similar to Him in His greatness.

Subhan Allah, Whose commandments operate in Creation; His glory is evident through love and kindness. His distinct overflowing generosity is freely available through His unlimited bestowals which do not exhaust His resources, and He does not swell the numerous benefits except because of generosity and kindness. Verily He is Mighty, Generous.

O Allah, truly, when You pardon my sins, overlook my mistakes, and cover up my foul actions, You show consideration in spite of my many transgressions committed willfully or negligently…I know I ask for that which I do not deserve, but you are Ghafoorun Raheem.

You are Most Merciful of those who show mercy.

So I persist in calling out, believing in You, and I invoke You, assured of Your loving kindness whenever I turn to You…

I have had many setbacks, and I, out of ignorance, begin to despair, although perhaps it may be a blessing in disguise. You alone know (all) the consequences.I know no generous master who is more accommodating to dissatisfied servants than You are to me.

Ya Rabb, You give an invitation but I turn it down, yet You do not abstain from
bestowing favors and blessings on me from Your mercy and generosity, so have mercy on Your ignorant servant. Verily, You are generous and kind.

Subhan Allah, the owner of sovereignty, Who sets the course of the skies and the stars, controls the winds, causes the daybreak, and administers authority, the Lord of the worlds.

Subhan Allah for His amnesty ensuing from His omnipotence.

Subahn Allah for the respite He allows in spite of provocation. He is able to do what He wills.

Subhan Allah, the Creator of all the created beings, Who makes sustenance freely available, starts the day, the owner of glory, might, favors, and bounties, Who is far away, invisible, and nearest, so near that He is fully aware of the whispered secrets, the Blessed, the Praised.

Subhan Allah, Who has no equal to challenge Him, nor is there an image comparable to Him, nor a helper to assist Him. He tames the powerful by His force, and disgraced are the terrible before His greatness; so He, through His power, fulfills that which He wills.

Subhan Allah, Who gives answer to me whenever I call Him; covers up my shortcomings yet I disobey Him; gives me the largest part of the bounties yet I want more. Many favors He has sanctioned; many terrible dangers He has averted; and many blossoming joys he has made available for me. Therefore, I sing His praises and recite His glorification.

Subhan Allah! None can disclose anything hidden by Him; none can shut the doors kept open by Him; no one who makes a request is sent away disappointed by Him; and no one who looks long and attentively is deluded in his hopes.

Subhan Allah, Who gives protection to the frightened; comes to the help of the upright; promotes the cause of the weak and the enslaved; annihilates the autocrats.

Subhan Allah, Who breaks everything belonging to the oppressors; puts an end to the tyrants; brings assistance to those who cry out for help; meets and clears up the demands of the needy beseechers; supports the faithful.

Subhan Allah! In his awe-inspiring fear, the heavens and its dwellers tremble and shiver; the earth and its inhabitants shake and quiver; the oceans and all that floats and swims in its waters flow together in excitement and tumult.

Subhan Allah, Who creates but is not created; gives subsistence but needs no provisions; gives food to eat but takes no nourishment; makes the living dead and brings the dead to life; and He is the everliving, there is no death for Him; in His hands is all the good. And He is able to do all things.

Alhamdulillah, Who has guided us to this. We could not truly have been led aright if Allah had not guided us.

O Allah, let us bear out and hold up that which You make known to us as the truth, and let us be fully aware of that which we fall short of doing.

O Allah, through Your religion, set in order our disorder; gather and unite our communities; stitch together our sundered separation; turn our want and poverty into sufficiency; lift us up from our degradation; free us from our misery; pull us out from our debts; help us to get out from the ditch of cares and sorrows; fill the gap created by confusion among us; let our difficulties be easy to deal with; refine our substance; let our efforts succeed well and secure success; make us fulfill our promises; give answers to our prayers; listen to our requests; cause us to obtain the good of this world and the hereafter; give us much and more than our expectations, O the best of givers and bestowers; and cleanse our hearts, unburden our emotions from hate and anger, and, in the event of dispute in the matter of truth, show us the right path. Verily, You guide whoever You will to the right path.

Ya Allah, help me and all of my Muslim brothers and sisters around the world change our erring ways and guide us to the Straight Path. Help us all live the life of true Muslims, striving towards the example of Your Beloved Messenger, Muhammad SallAllahu alaihi wasallam and his Companions RadhiAllahu anhum.

Ya Allah, help us to overcome our state of affairs. Disperse the ominous clouds hanging over our heads; lend a helping hand to achieve success; bring in the rule of justice and fair play; make us bright, free from grief; and take care of us. Through Your mercy, O most Merciful.

Ya Allah, and send blessings on Muhammad and on his family, Your servant, Messenger, confidant, friend, beloved intimate, mercy unto all the created beings, bearer of Your sacraments, last of Your messengers, the most superior, the exquisite, the most perfect, the upright, the thoroughly purified, the sublime; who has more and better blessings, advantages, mercies, affections and salutations than You made available to any one of Your servants, prophets, messengers, friends, and those honored by You from among Your created beings.


This poignant Du’a was shining from my inbox, having been sent by a Dear Sister, JazakiLlahu khairan Katheera. Insha’Allah you too read this and then share it with others.

All good is from Allah Ta’ala whereas mistakes are from this humble speck. May Allah Ta’ala Bless all readers, bringing you all closer to Him and His Rasul SallAllahu alaihi wasallam.  May He accept our humble efforts and grant us the capacity to be good and do good. Ameen.



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  • ikramuddin Reply
    September 1, 2009 at 1:22 am

    Ameen Ammen thuma Ameen. May all these duas be granted for each and everyone of the believers!
    Jazakiallah khaira for sharing this dear sister.

    Alhumdulilah all is well out here in the North. Our Ramadhan is passing by much too swiftly. As we pray Taraweh Ali lays on the prayer mat looking up at us and thinking we’re playing a game with him, subhanallah! Salams to you and yours.

  • Nadia Siddique Reply
    September 1, 2009 at 4:55 pm

    Salaamu ‘alaykum dear sister

    May Allah bless you (for posting this dua) and the sister (who wrote it) with abundant khayr! Ameen.
    I shared it with my sister, she said the following:
    “the dua is all encompassing and more…”

    Please remember my family and me in your duas, especially during tahajjud, please!

    Salaamu ‘alaykum!

  • Leila Reply
    September 1, 2009 at 11:58 pm

    Ameen ameen thumma ameen..wonderful doa, may Allah swt accept… Jazakillah kol kheir for posting and sharing, and off course the one who wrote it…
    May Allah bless you and reward you for everything you post here, mashaAllah wonderful work!

    Many salaams from Bosnia.

  • Ghulam bint Ghulam Reply
    September 2, 2009 at 2:27 am

    JazakAllah for the beautiful post.
    Du’a for the second ashra of this blessed month:


    Walaykum asalam

  • almiskenah Reply
    September 2, 2009 at 10:37 pm

    Wa ‘alaikumus Salam,
    Dear Abu Ali and family. Ameen thumma Ameen to your Du’a layered on all the Du’a posted! Yes, Ramadhan passing far too quickly as it always does. The lessons must be great for us, may Allah Ta’ala reveal such secrets so we may one day face Him Subhanahu wa Ta’ala. Tears welled upon reading of precious little Ali’s reaction to watching you offer Taraweeh! Salam to all your near and dear also.
    JazakiLlahu khairan katheera for sharing it with your sister…and yes you and yours not forgotten!
    This is a link
    to Irving Darvish who has posted a series of daily Ramadhan prayers that I have been sent my many as well, Masha’Allah and JazakumuLlahu khairan to all. I received the Arabic but do not have the time to post, apologies.
    Dear Leila from Bosnia! Alhumdulillah for this glorious Deen being spread across the globe, and for cyberspace for connecting the Ummah, and for your new site! May Allah Ta’ala give you Tawfiq with all your endeavours.
    May we all focus on these ten days where forgiveness rains upon us all, and maximize all forms of Istighfar and Salatul Tawbah. Sincere ‘JazakiLlahu khairans’ for the reminder dear Ghulam Bint Ghulam,
    Wassalamu alaikum

  • Rubina Reply
    September 3, 2009 at 8:44 am

    Ramzan Mubarak to you, dear Sister 🙂

    Warm Regards,

  • Praying Panther Reply
    September 3, 2009 at 10:29 pm

    Salam 🙂
    Amen to the sweetness
    x x x x 🙂 x x x x 🙂 x x x x

  • k.ibrahim Reply
    November 23, 2010 at 3:56 am

    Ashhadu Alla Ilaha Illa Allah Wa Ashhadu Anna Muhammad Rasulu Allah” “I bear witness that there is no deity other than Allah(SWT)
    and that Muhammad(SAW) is his servant and Messenger.”
    As-Salaam Alaikum. my Brothers and Sisters, My Name is Khalid U. Ibrahim. I am in need of your Prayers To ALLAH for Help and Protection.(Ya ALLAH!) O ALLAH! I Beg of you to bestow,on us a Home, a Home of Safety,Security and Peace in this World Life Out of the Reach of the Dajjal and his army,and Grant us a Home of Safety, Security and Peace in the Life Hereafter, out of the Reach of the Fire of Hell!. (Ya ALLAH!) OALLAH! I Beg of you to Increase our Faith and Devotion, and to Bless us with Peace in our Hearts and Souls.O Allah! I Beg You for the means to do good, to avoid evil, and to love the poor, and I beseech You to forgive us and have mercy on us. When You subject the people to a trial, Protect us from being affected by it. O Allah! I Beg of you, Your love,and the love of those who love You, and the love of all such actions that bring us closer to You, Your Love.”(Ya ALLAH!) OALLAH! I beg of you for your Protection against the Evil Influence of these Magicians and Sorcerers in this City of Houston,Tx.

  • almiskenah Reply
    November 24, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    Wa ‘alaikumus Salam Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu,
    Dear k.ibrahim,
    Ameen thumma Ameen to your moving Du’a. May we also slightly change your final imploring:
    O ALLAH! I beg of You for Your Protection against the Evil Influence of all Magicians and Sorcerers throughout the world, and especially in the land You chose to bless to be the birthplace of Islam, Ameen.
    Wassalamu alaikum

    • k.ibrahim Reply
      April 29, 2014 at 11:59 pm

      Bismillah Ir Rahman Ir Rahim. Ya Allah! Forgive the sins of the Ummah of Rasulullah(sallallahu alayhi wa salam) the muslim men and the muslim women, the believing men and the believing women. Ya Allah! Help the Muslims Ummah that is suffering all over the World. Ya ALLAH! “O Turner of hearts, make our hearts firm in Your deen and make our deen Straight Islam! “O’ Converter of Hearts, make our Hearts reflex the light(The Nur) of the Sahabah, make our hearts, the hearts of the Ummah steadfast upon your Din!’ Ya Allah! Strengthen us and increase our Imaan. Ya Rabbil-Alameen! Remove the blindness, the darkness, the corruption, the sickness and weakness from the Hearts of this Ummah.—- Ya ALLAH! Remove this disease that holds us back.—- Ya Allah! remove the Fitnah and restore the Deen Re-establish it in it totality. Ya Allah! make Islam to spread all over the World with the spirit of enlightenment. Ya All?h! it is Your mercy that we hope for, so do not leave us in charge of our affairs even for a blink of an eye, and rectify for us all of our affairs. None has the right to be worshiped except You. “He it is Who sent down the sakinah into the hearts of the believers that they might add faith unto their faith” (48:4) Ya ALLAH! Your mercy, sakinah and peace is in heaven, bestow them upon the earth. Forgive us our sins. You are the Rabb of ALL Goodness. Ya Allah, you are As-Salam, the source of Peace and Perfection. From you Comes all Peace, Tranquility and Sakinah. Ya AS-Salam, there are those across this Ummah that are living in broken homes And there are those who are living homeless, who are in need of a home of safety, security and peace in this world and Grant us such a home in this world and a Home of safety, security and Peace in the Hereafer. Ya ALLAH! O Grantor of Peace! Give peace to the Hearts of all those who are in broken relationships-Mothers who have lost their husband and children in war! And Fathers who have lost their wives and children in war! Mothers that are in broken relationships with their children, Fathers who are in broken relationships with their family, The Muslims people whose relationships are broken with each other, and slaves of yours whose relationships with You are broken. Ya ALLAH! Ya ALLAH! Ya ALLAH! You are the healer of Hearts! You are the remover of pain and suffering! Ya ALLAH! There are those Muslims who have traveled so far from their homes, with weak and sick bodies, some from almost around the world seeking a cure for their illnesses, remove the harm (of their illness) Ya Rabb of mankind and heal this ailment, You are the one who heals and there is no healing expect Yours, (So Ya ALLAH! bestow upon them and us such a cure and healing ) with a healing which does not leave any disease behind. Ya Allah! Cure You are the Great Curer. There is no cure but through You, (Ya ALLAH! bestow upon them and us such a cure and healing) which leaves behind no disease). You are the Giver of peace. Heal the hearts of those whose homes & hearts are broken. Soften the hearts that have become hard with sin. Give patience and courage to those that are mocked and suffer as they struggle to remain on your path. Guide the families that are far away from guidance, heal the hearts and bodies that are hurting and Sick take away the pain and suffering from our Hearts and bodies, Ya Rabb of Mankind, and make every hardship a means of returning back to you. Give us peace in our hearts and Souls so that we can face every storm with an Alhamdulillah. Ya Allah! Give this Ummah the strength and Imaan to live and practice Your Din. Ya Allah! Give this Ummah the strength to look at ourselves and correct ourselves. Ya Allah! Restore the dignity of this ummah through our practice. Ya ALLAH! You have made the entire humanity as the Ummah of Rasulullah(sallallahu alayhi wa salam), so Ya ALLAH guide those who are seeking guidance. Ya ALLAH! For those who do not know guide them to your word that they may know it and accept it. Ya Allah! And for those who reject (faith) Iman bring the reality of Your Din before their faces before they die. Ya ALLAH! And for those who take Your Din lightly bring the reality of your Din before their faces long before they die. Ya ALLAH! Ya Rabb! enable us to be grateful for the favors which you have bestowed on us! Ameen! Ameen! Ameen!

  • almiskenah Reply
    April 30, 2014 at 10:20 am

    Assalamu alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu,
    Dear k.ibrahim,
    Ameen thumma Ameen,
    a moving and impassioned Du’a, SubhanAllah! Insha’Allah I will copy into a post to give these words more exposure.
    JazakumuLlahu khaira for another of your sharings,
    Wassalamu alaikum

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