Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 20 – Don’t Ask Allah for Patience

In this episode, Sh. Omar Suleiman goes over a narration that gives us insight into some do’s and don’ts of du’a, especially about praying for patience. [ Day 20 Du’a ] حَدَّثَنَا مَحْمُودُ بْنُ غَيْلاَنَ، حَدَّثَنَا وَكِيعٌ، حَدَّثَنَا سُفْيَانُ، عَنِ الْجُرَيْرِيِّ، عَنْ أَبِي الْوَرْدِ، عَنِ اللَّجْلاَجِ، عَنْ مُعَاذِ بْنِ جَبَلٍ، قَالَ سَمِعَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله … Read more

Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 19 – Make Me Better Than What They Think

Today’s episode is one that especially applies to those in the public eye. Sh. Omar Suleiman discusses the dangers of destructive praise and the prayer Abu Bakr made to avoid it. [ Day 19 Du’a ] اللَّهُمَّ اجْعَلْنِى خَيْرًا مِمَّا يَظُنُّونَ وَاغْفِرْ لِى مَا لَا يَعْلَمُونَ وَلَا تُؤَاخِذْنِى بِمَا يَقُولُون “O Allah, make me better … Read more

Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 18 – A Reminder of My Illness

Today’s episode talks about being grateful to Allah and remembering the promises we make to Him. Sh. Omar Suleiman explains this lesson through the prayer of Uwais al-Qarni. [ Day 18 Du’a ] “Oh Allah cure all of my leprosy except for the space of a coin.”

Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 17 – His Prayer Amazed the Prophet

Today’s du’a is from an unknown Bedouin who called to Allah with so much praise he amazed the Prophet ﷺ. [ Day 17 Du’a ] يَا مِنْ لا تَرَاهُ العُيُوْنُ، وَلا تُخَالِطُهُ الظُّنُوْنُ، وَلا يَصِفُهُ الوَاصِفُوْنَ، وَلا تُغَيِّرُهُ الحَوَادِثَ، وَلا يَخْشَى الدَّوَائِرَ، يَعْلَمُ مَثَاقِيْلَ الجِبَالِ، وَمَكايِيْلَ البِحَارِ، وَعَدَدَ قَطَرِ الأَمْطَارِ، وَعَدَدَ وَرَقِ الأَشْجَارِ، وَعَدَدَ مَا … Read more

Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 16 – A House on Fire

Omar Suleiman reflects upon the story of a burning town, and the power of making dua with conviction and trust in Allah. [ Day 16 Du’a ] بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الَّذِي لَا يَضُرُّ مَعَ اسْمِهِ شَيْءٌ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَا فِي السَّمَاءِ وَهُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ In the name of Allah; with His name, nothing whatsoever on earth or … Read more

Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 15 – The Prayer of a Tree

In todays episode, Sh. Omar Suleiman reflects upon a prayer made by a tree and the beauty of prostration. [ Day 15 Du’a ] اللّهُمّ اكتُبْ لي بِهَا عِنْدَكَ أَجْراً، وَضَعْ عَنِّيْ بِهَا وِزْراً، وَاجْعَلْهَا لِيْ عِندَكَ ذُخْراً، وَتَقَبّلْهَا مِنِّيْ كَمَا تَقَبَّلْتَهَا مِنْ عَبْدِكَ دَاوُدَ عَلَيْهِ الصَّلاةُ والسَّلامُ O Allah, write for me a reward with … Read more

Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 14 – My Evil vs. His Good

Todays prayer is about acknowledging to Allah the bad deeds we have done to invoke the good that He can bring to us. [ Day 14 Du’a ]  اللَّهُمَّ لا تَحْرِمْنِي خَيْرَ مَا عِنْدَكَ لِشَرِّ مَا عِنْدِي O Allah dont forbid me from the good you have, for the evil I have.

Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 13 – A Station of Patience Without Trial

Sh. Omar Suleiman covers the prayer of Salaam ibn Mutee, whose du’a encourages us to have faith that Allah is capable of granting you the best of this life and the next. [ Day 13 Du’a ] اللَّهُمَّ إِنْ كُنْتَ بَلَغْتَ أَحَداً مِنْ عِبَادِكَ الصَّالِحِيْنَ دَرَجَةً بِبَلَاءٍ فَبَلِّغْنِيْهَا بِالعَافِيَةِ O Allah, if you have granted any … Read more

Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 12 – Don’t Make an Example Out of Me

Sh. Omar Suleiman relates yesterday’s du’a to the prayer of another great man. Where ibn al-Jawzi worried his students would not find him in paradise, al-Mutarraf ibn Abdullah worried he would be made into a bad example for others. [ Day 12 Du’a] اللَّهُمَّ لا تَجْعَلْنِيْ عِبْرَةً لِغَيْرِيْ ، وَلا تَجْعَلْ أَحَداً أَسْعَدَ بِمَا عَلَّمْتَنِيْ … Read more

Omar Suleiman – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 11 – Don’t Punish a Tongue of Praise

Today’s du’a from Imam ibn al-Jawzi encourages us to do good and to share knowledge, then invoke Allah swt with our good deeds in prayer. [ Day 11 Du’a] إِلَهِيْ لَا تُعَذِّبْ لِسَاناً يُخْبِرُ عَنْكَ، وَلا عَيْناً تَنْظُرُ إِلَى عُلُوْمٍ تَدُلُّ عَلَيْكَ ، وَلا يَداً تَكْتُبُ حَدِيْثَ رَسُوْلِكَ؛ فَبِعِزَّتِكَ لا تُدْخِلَنِي النَّارَ “My God, do … Read more