Du'a (supplication) is the essence of worship. It is the weapon of the believer. With it we can never fail; without it we can never succeed. It is a whispering conversation with Allah; the most uplifting; liberating; empowering; and transforming conversation one can ever have.
This book contains more than 200 du'as from the Qur'an and Hadith in Arabic for daily reading; along with their translation;
This selection was compiled by Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanawi under the title Munajaat-e-Maqbul. Like his Bihishti Zewar (Heavenly Ornaments); it has been very popular in the countries of the Indian subcontinent; where it has become a household name. This edition aims at making it accessible to the English-speaking world.
Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanawi (1280-1362 AH/1863-1943 CE); commonly referred to as Hakim al-Ummat ("Sage of the Ummah"); was a giant among the Islamic scholars of the twentieth century. He was a master in all branches of Islamic scholarship including Qur'an; Hadith; Fiqh and Tasawwuf. A prolific writer; he had more than a thousand publications to his credit. He wrote for the minimally literate as effectively as he did for scholars. Nearly a century later some of his books remain as popular as they were when originally published. Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani writes; "The likeness of his accomplishments is not found in many preceding centuries."