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Beneficial Supplications (Du^aa) for the ill

Bismillah, walHamdulillah, Wa Sallallahu ^ala Rasulillah,

1. First Supplication:
عن عائشة - رضي الله عنها - أن النبي - صلى الله عليه وسلم - كان يعود بعض أهله يمسح بيده اليمنى ويقول "اللهم رب الناس أذهب البأس واشف أنت الشافي لا شفاء إلا شفاؤك لا يغادر سقما"

From the route of lady ^Aishah (Radiallahu ^Anha) that the Prophet (sallallahu ^Alayhi wa Sallam) used to visit the ill amongst his wives and he would wipe with his right hand and would say: “Allahumma Raban-Nass, ‘Adhhibil-Ba’s, washfi ‘antash-Shafi la Shifa’a illa Shifa’uk, shifa’al-la yughadiru Saqama”

The du^a’ generally means: “O Allah the lord of people, take away the harm, and cure you are the healer, there’s no cure but your cure, a cure that does not leave any illness”

2. Second Supplication:
عن ابن عباس - رضى الله عنه - أن النبي - صلى الله عليه وسلم - قال: من عاد مريضاً لم يحضر أجله فقال عنده سبع مرات "أسأل الله العظيم رب العرش العظيم أن يشفيك إلا عافاه الله من المرض"
رواه الترمذي وأبو داود

From the route of Ibn ^Abbas (may Allah have mercy upon him) that the Prophet (may Allah raise his rank more and increase his honor) said: “whoever visits an ill person that was not dying and says in front of him seven times: “ ‘As’alullahal-^Adhim Rabul-^arshil-^Adhim ‘Ay-Yashfiaka ” Allah will cure him from the sickness” related by at-Tirmidhiy and Abu Dawwud.

* For the female “ ‘Ay-Yashfiaki”.

The du^a’ generally means: “I ask Allah the exalted, the lord of the great ^arsh (throne) to cure you”

3. Third Supplication:
عن عثمان بن أبي العاص - رضى الله عنه - أنه شكا إلى رسول الله - صلى الله عليه وسلم - وجعاً يجده في جسده وقال له رسـول الله - صلى الله عليه وسلم: ضع يدك على الذي يألم من جسدك وقل "بسم الله" وقل سبع مرات "أعوذ بعزة الله وقدرته من شر ما أجد وأحاذر" قال: ففعلت ذلك مراراً فأذهب الله ما كان بي فلم أزل آمر به أهلي وغيرهم


From the route of ^Uthman son of Abil-^Aas (Radiallahu ^Anhu) that he complained to the Prophet (Sallallahu ^Alayhi Wa Sallam) from a pain in his body, the Prophet told him to say: “Put your hand on the painful part on your body and say: “Bismillah” three times and say seven times “ ‘^udhu bi^izzatillahi wa Qudratihi min-sharri ma ‘Ajidu wa ‘uHadir”. He said I did that numerous times, and Allah cured me and so I was ordering my family and others with this du^a’”.

The du^a’ generally means: “I start by the name of Allah”. “I seek refuge and protection by the ^izza (greatness) of Allah and his great power from the evil of which I find and avoid (from the evil)”.

 

Other Great Benefits

1. Hadith:
روى البيهقي أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال:
"من توضأ كما أُمر وصلى كما أُمر غُفر له ما تقدّم من ذنبه"

Hadith narrated by al-Bayhaqiy that the Prophet (may Allah raise his rank) said what means: "The one who makes wudu' as was ordered, and prayed as was ordered, all his previous sins will be forgiven". This means the one how makes a complete wudu' according to the Sunnah (teachings) of the Prophet, and even if he prayed 2 rak^ah of the optional prayers, all his past sins will be forgiven even if they were millions..

2. A beneficial saying after the Fajr and Maghrib Prayers and is a reason to erase 10 enormous sins. And it was said that 10 special good deeds, and protects from sorcery and from harm. This Du^a' is to say:

“لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له له الملك وله الحمد يحيي ويميت وهو على كل شيء قدير"

[La ilaha illallah Wahdahu La Sharika Lah. Lahul-Mulku Wa Lahul-Hamd, Yuhiyy wa Yumeet Wa Huwa ^Ala Kulli Shay'in Qadir]

One should recite it 10 Times, after fajr prayer and Maghrib and before one moves from his place after his prayer.

3. The one who says:
اللهم اغفر للمؤمنين والمؤمنات
“Allahummagh-ghfir lil-Mu’minina wal-Mu’minat”
which means: “O Allah forgive for the male Muslims and femal Muslims” he will be rewarded good deeds for the count of the all millions of Muslims that lived.

Along with your obligations, work on those benefits, and on your daily Tahseen (www.alsunna.org/tahseen.htm)  and Insha’Allah no harm will get to you by the will and protection of Allah, who is the most powerful, and who is not in need of any of his creations, and whom Exists without a beginning and without a place.

 

Allah knows best