1 Question: Has istikhãra any basis in the shari’a? Is there a problem in repeating the istikhãra [for the same intention] by paying alms [before it] in order to get a. Assalamu alaikum brothers and sisters, I really need to know how istikhara is performed as I need an answer from Allah as soon as possible. Section 8: Views of the Mara’ja Taqlid and Scholars of Islam Regarding the Istikhara. View of Ayatullah Khomeini. “There are two meanings of the word Istikhara.

Author: Voodookinos Meztinris
Country: Latvia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Software
Published (Last): 23 April 2011
Pages: 496
PDF File Size: 10.96 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.48 Mb
ISBN: 142-6-76463-718-6
Downloads: 62188
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mezishakar

Otherwise, He will place the person’s hand on a certain part of the Tasbih. Don’t get me wrong, I am not opposed to performing the Istikhara by the Qur’an, but those two conditions must be primarily fulfilled. By Ali-FWednesday at Posted November 5, Because of this, he loses the real rewards of this world that come from using one’s intelligence and seeking advice from others.

Istikhara: Seeking the Best from Allah (swt)

Many successful results have been seen from it, as long as thinking and contemplation, and seeking the advice from others proves to be not enough for the person to make up his mind to perform or not to perform a certain task. He, peace be upon him, has said: He should rely on their rationale to come to a conclusion whether to proceed with an action or to leave it.

It is reported that Imam Sahib al Zaman atf has advised the believers to seek Istikhara as under: The Istikhara is the means from which one is saved from doubt and uncertainty. It is reported that Imam Sahib al Zaman atf has advised the believers to seek Istikhara as under:.


I am sorry to bother you, I need an Istikhara Repeating the istikhara is not right, unless it is for a different issue.

Another example is about a person who wanted to purchase a house. The Istikhara is an Islamic tradition which is strongly rooted in the culture of the Shi’a especially those of Iran, India and Pakistan.

Shiavault – Istikhara: Seeking the Best from Allah (swt)

The result of having such an outlook in regards to the Istikhara is that the person does not use his brain in day to day life and ends up unsuccessful in the twists and turns that life takes him through. At this time, the person will look deep in his heart, and through soul searching, would see which path to follow is stronger in his soul.

Please remove the doubt in me through the blessings of the Glorious Qur’an. While in the presence of His Creator who is free from all need and want, asks one’s needs and what is distressing him and asks Him to guide to what is truly the best. What duas and prayers are used whilst praying istikhara?

It is performed in this way that after asking others for advice, and after one’s intellect has not produced any results, one performs the supplication to Allah for seeking the best.

What are the best times to perform istikhara? She should not marry except a man who is religious, chaste, of good character, not a drunkard or someone who commits sins and evil deeds.

I am a girl who has received many proposals for marriage but each time my father has done istikhara and it came out “bad”.

In regards to the istikhara, what if someone is directly stopping you from going on with what Allah had answered to you. If by this method, one’s confusion is not removed, then it is not a problem that to remove the doubt and uncertainty, then one acts according to that which has been mentioned in the narrations and by either the Tasbih or the Qur’an, he can seek to alleviate his difficulties.


The other meaning of Istikhara is when a person is confused and perplexed about whether to perform an act or not, such that it that act is not something that Allah?

However, the most important thing is that one will have peace of mind and a sound heart when performing istikhwra action. Various types of Istikhara and the proper method of use 1 Istikhara by Supplication: In summary, there is no responsibility on the religion when one performs an Istikharasince the Istikhara does nothing except determine which way a person should act.

What should I do? Thank you for the reply, I have seen these links before. In short, the Istikhara is nothing more than an act that provides “satisfaction of the heart,” “removes doubt and uncertainty,” and is a tool for “hope, prosperity and happiness. By IslandsandmirrorsFriday at This means that in all of one’s affairs, the person supplicates to Allah and sincerely, asks Him to make his path easy and to have a good outcome.

In one of the verses of the Qur’an, Allah after mentioning and counting all of His powers and the blessings which He has showered says: