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Istikhara means to seek goodness from Allah, meaning when one intends to do an important task they do istikhara before the task. The one who does the istikhara is as if they request Allah Almighty that, O the Knower of Unseen guide me if this task is better for me or not?

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WAY TO PERFORM ISTIKHARA:

 

Salat-al-Istikhara is a petition of direction presented during times of hesitation. To perform Istikhara, you should initially be purified, so perform Wudu if essential. Open your petition, discuss two rak’ah, at that point offer your

Istikhara supplication. As opposed to hanging tight for a phenomenal, representative vision, you ought to reflect inside to discover answers and look for counsel from those you discover shrewd and learned. While asking, show truthfulness, abstain from asking or arguing, and be prepared to finish on the appropriate responses you get.

1. Perform Ablution or Wudu. Prior to beginning supplication, you ought to perform Wudu to guarantee you’re perfect. Focus your musings, at that point wash and flush these regions multiple times: your hands, mouth, face, nose, and lower arms. Wash your head and ears once, at that point wash your feet multiple times (beginning with the privilege foot).

You would then be able to point your correct pointer to the sky and discuss a supplication of witness: “Debris hadu al laa ilaaha illALLAHu wahdahuu laa shariikalahu, wa debris hadu anna Muhammadan ‘abduhuu wa rasuuluh.”

The English interpretation is, “I give testimony there is no god other than Allah alone; He is One; He has no accomplice and I take the stand Muhammad (Peace arrive) is His (picked) worker and (genuine) Messenger.”

Sometimes, you may need to perform Ghusl rather, for example, when semen is radiated, or after intercourse.

Set up your space for petition. Ensure your space is spotless enough to be reasonable for petition. Spot a tangle onto the floor to guarantee neatness. Position the tangle so it (and you) face the Qibla, or Mecca.

2. Open your supplications. Start by fixating yourself on your expectation. Lift your hands to your ears while standing and state, “Allah Akbar,” which means “Allah is the Greatest,” to open your supplications. At that point present the Isteftah Dua, or opening petition, trailed by the Ta’awwuz and Tasmiah.
The Isteftah Dua is: “Subhana Kal-lah murmur mama wabi hamdika wata-baara kasmuka wata’ala jad-duka wala ilaha ghyruk.” This makes an interpretation of to, “Wonder be to you, O Allah, and all commendations are expected unto you, and favored is your name and high is your grandness and none is deserving of love yet you.”

The transliteration of the Ta’awwuz is, “A’udhu bil-lahi minash Shayta-nir-rajeem,” which makes an interpretation of in English to, “I look for Allah’s assurance from Satan who is damned.” You just need to discuss Ta’awwuz once.

The transliteration of the Tasmiah is, “Bismillah hir-Rahma nir-Raheem,” which means, “for the sake of Allah, the most Kind and the most Merciful.” You ought to present Tasmiah before each Surah, or part of the Quran, that you discuss.

3. Discuss the Surah Fatiha. Before offering the Salat-al-Istikhara, present two rak’ah (supplication cycles), beginning with the Surah Fatiha. Make sure to begin each Surah by saying, “Bismillah hir-Rahma nir-Raheem.” [2]

The Surah Fatiha is presented in each rak’ah. Its transliteration is:

Alhamdul lil-lahi rab-bil ‘alameen
Ar rahma nir-raheem

Maliki yawmid-deen

Iyyaka na’budu wa iyyaka nasta’een

Ihdinas siratal mustaqeem

Siratal Lazeena an’amta ‘alayhim

Ghai-ril maghdubi ‘alayhim

Walad dal-leen. Ameen.

In English, this means:

Commendation is just for Allah, Lord of the Universe.

The most Kind, the most Merciful.

The ace of the Day of Judgment.

Only you we adore and to only you we petition God for help.

Show us the straight way,

The method for those whom you have favored.

Who have not merited your resentment,

Nor wandered off-track.
4. Present the Surah al-Kafirun. After the Surah Fatiha, proceed with your two rak’ah recitations with the Surah al-Kafirun, or section 109 of the Quran. Make certain to begin each Surah by saying, “Bismillah hir-Rahma nir-Raheem.”

5. Recount the Surah Fatiha again then the Surah al-Ikhlas. State the Surah Fatiha by and by, at that point discuss the Surah al-Ikhlas. Start with Tasmiah, or “Bismillah hir-Rahma nir-Raheem.”

6. Rehash the petition the same number of times and for the same number of days as you want. You may decide to rehash the Istikhara supplication or keep discussing the same number of rak’ah as you want. Keep on consolidating Istikhara into your every day supplications until you have discovered goals. Have a go at performing it for seven days, however stop on the off chance that you believe you have been offered a response between that time.

How to Perform Istikhara for Marriage:

 

1. Performing the Salat-al-Istikhara

2. Prepare your space for prayer.

3. Open your prayers

4. Recite the Surah Fatiha

Before offering the Salat-al-Istikhara, recite two rak’ah (prayer cycles), starting with the Surah Fatiha. Remember to start each Surah by saying, “Bismillah hir-Rahma nir-Raheem.”

The Surah Fatiha is recited in each rak’ah. Its transliteration is:

Alhamdul lil-lahi rab-bil ‘alameen
Ar rahma nir-raheem
Maliki yawmid-deen
Iyyaka na’budu wa iyyaka nasta’een
Ihdinas siratal mustaqeem
Siratal Lazeena an’amta ‘alayhim
Ghai-ril maghdubi ‘alayhim
Walad dal-leen. Ameen.
In English, this translates to:

Praise is only for Allah, Lord of the Universe.
The most Kind, the most Merciful.
The master of the Day of Judgement.
You alone we worship and to you alone we pray for help.
Show us the straight way,
The way of those whom you have blessed.
Who have not deserved your anger,
Nor gone astray.


5. Recite the Surah al-Kafirun


After the Surah Fatiha, continue your two rak’ah recitations with the Surah al-Kafirun, or chapter 109 of the Quran. Be sure to start each Surah by saying, “Bismillah hir-Rahma nir-Raheem.”
The transliteration of the Surah al-Kafirun is:

Qul yaa-ai yuhal kaafiroon
Laa a’budu ma t’abudoon
Wa laa antum ‘aabidoona maa a’bud
Wa laa ana ‘abidum maa ‘abattum
Wa laa antum ‘aabidoona ma a’bud
Lakum deenukum wa liya deen.
This translates to:

Say : O ye that reject Faith!
I worship not that which ye worship,
Nor will ye worship that which I worship.
Nor will I worship those whom you have worshiped;
Nor will ye worship that which I worship.
To you be your Way, and to me mine.

 

6. Recite the Surah Fatiha again then the Surah al-Ikhlas.

Say the Surah Fatiha once again, then recite the Surah al-Ikhlas. Start with Tasmiah, or “Bismillah hir-Rahma nir-Raheem.”
The transliteration of Surah al-Ikhlas is:

Qul huwal laahu ahad
Allah hus-samad
Lam yalid wa lam yoolad
Wa lam yakul-lahu kufuwan ahad
The English translation is:

Say: He is Allah, the One and Only;
Allah, the Eternal, Absolute;
He begetteth not, nor is He begotten;
And there is none like unto Him.

 

7. Recite the Istikhara supplication.

After offering two rak’ah, you are ready to recite the Istikhara supplication.

The Salat-al-Istikhara transliteration is:

Allahumma innee astakheeruka bi ilmika wa-astaqdiruka biqudratika wa-as’aluka min fadhlika al-adheem. Fa innaka taqdiru walaa aqdiru. Wa ta’lamu walaa a’alamu wa anta allaamul ghuyoob.
Allahumma in kunta ta’lamu anna haadhal-amr khayrun liy fiy deeniy wa-ma’aashiy wa-‘aaqibat amriy, faqdur hu liy wa- liy thumma baarik liy feehi. Wa in-kunta ta’lamu anna haadhal amr sharrun liy fiy deeniy wa-ma’aashiy wa-‘aaqibat amriy. Fa asrifhu ‘annee wa-srifni ‘anhu. Wa aqdur lial khayra haythu kaana thumma a-rdhiniy bihee.
The English translation is:

O Allah! Behold I ask You the good through Your Knowledge, and ability through Your Power, and beg (Your favour) out of Your infinite Bounty. For surely You have Power; I have none. You know all; I know not. You are the Great Knower of all things.
O Allah! If in Your Knowledge this matter be good for my faith, for my livelihood, and for the consequences of my affairs, then ordain it for me, and make it easy for me, and bless me therein. But if in Your Knowledge, this matter be bad for my faith, for my livelihood, and for the consequences of my affairs, then turn it away from me, and turn me away therefrom, and ordain for me the good wherever it be, and cause me to please with it.
Where “haadhal amr” (this matter) appears, mention the affair for which you seek guidance.


8. Repeat the prayer as many times and for as many days as you desire.


You may choose to repeat the Istikhara supplication or continue reciting as many rak’ah as you desire. Continue to incorporate Istikhara into your daily prayers until you have found resolution. Try performing it for seven days, but stop if you feel you have been given an answer between that time.

Asking for Allah Guidance:

 

1. Pray the Istikhara when you need to make a decision.

Performing Istikhara is appropriate whenever you have to make a non-obligatory decision. It’s a powerful prayer of guidance for whenever you are unsure about a decision. Examples could include:
Choosing a university or graduate school.
Deciding whether to take a job offer.
Choosing a spouse.


2. Perform Istikhara after Salat al-Fajr or Salat al-Lail.

It’s always best to recite two rak’ah before asking for guidance. It’s advised to incorporate Istikhara into your morning prayer (Salat al-Fajr) or after Salat al-Lail. Salat al-Lail is a voluntary late night prayer. It does not have a mandated number of rak’ah, but if it you perform it, it must be after the obligatory Isha, or night prayer.


3. Seek advice from knowledgeable people when praying for guidance.

When you recite Salat-al-Istikhara, you should also seek advice from those you believe are wise and knowledgeable. Avoid thinking that your answers will simply come to you in dreams or visions. For example, suppose you are deciding whether to take a new job. You should consult a knowledgeable elder, like a relative or mentor. Ask them, “Will you help me understand how this new job might affect my life and my faith? Do you think this is a good decision?”