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.

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Could someone explain exactly how its performed, for example is it 2 rakah prayer, at what point do i say these duas.

How Is Istikhara Performed? – Theology and General Religion –

If a person is able to reach to this state by better methods shiaa as thinking and asking others for advice, then it is not necessary for him to seek refuge with the Istikhara ; leave aside what would happen to the one who acted upon the outcome of the Istikhara which has been performed out of confusion and ignorance and by not following the prescribed conditions and prerequisites. If you do not do so, there will be chaos and a great corruption in the world.

How many problems this misconception has brought up!

Regardless, I myself perform Istikhara for othersand I am not opposed to it, but it is better that each person performs an Istikhara for himself. 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.

Istikhara: Seeking the Best from Allah (swt)

By Ali-FWednesday 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. I am a girl who has received many proposals for marriage but each time my father has done istikhara and it came out “bad”. Sign up for a new account in our community. Both of these groups have definitely not understood the true meaning of the Istikhara and the proper usage of it, since not paying attention to the first step, that is using one’s reason and intellect and then resorting to asking others for advice plays a very important role and has a great effect on the actual outcome of the Istikhara.


I am sorry to bother you, I need an Istikhara A group of these people, without even thinking about the outcome of the Istikharawill, if they understand the result as being in favor of what they really want to do and what they think is their best interest will act upon it.

How exactly is it performed? The Istikhara by supplication in all instances takes precedence. This type of Istikhara is also a type of mystical relationship with Allah. 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:.

He, peace be isti,hara him, has said: If after seeking experts’ advice he still remains confused, he can then do Istikhara. 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.

Already have an account? View this page in our App. By IslandsandmirrorsFriday at The woman and her guardians should give importance to the qualities of the man she chooses to marry. When an important issue isttikhara up in their lives, without delay and pausing to stop and think and ask others for advice, they will seek guidance from the Unseen One and perform the traditional Istikhara.

To Do or Not To Do? In regards to the istikhara, what if someone is directly stopping you from going on with what Allah had answered to you.


Yet another group of people, who think that the outcome of the Istikhara is like the Qur’an meaning that it is a revelation from Allah take the outcome of it as being obligatory to accept and place their lives and destiny in the result of the Istikhara. Repeating the istikhara is not right, unless it is for a different issue. Edited November 5, by Bilal Posted November 9, Therefore, there is no problem with performing an Istikhara by way of the Qur’an or other things, since if the Istikhara comes out favourable, then the person will perform the action with a content heart and a pure soul; and if it comes out bad, then he has relied upon Allah and should continue with his work.


As for the question that is anyone able to perform an Istikhara by the Qur’an or Tasbih beads for himself or not, it must be stated that if all the conditions and etiquette are followed, then it is not a problem.

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He should rely on their rationale to come to a conclusion whether to proceed with an action or to leave it. Rate this topic 1 2 3 4 5. However, two conditions istikjara be fulfilled, the first is that the person must be in a state of supplication meaning that his state be such that he truly feels: However, whatever the outcome may be, zhia it is in accordance with one’s wishes or against one’s desires, it mast be accepted.

Seeking advice from the believers who have the ability to offer advice is one of the best ways to seek help and to add insight to one’s thoughts. Posted November 11, 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? Another example is about a person who wanted to purchase a house.

In such a situation of doubt, it is in place to perform an Istikhara. However, this must be performed after supplicating and asking Allah for the best and asking Him to guide him where prosperity lies.

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.

In the ahadith, it has been emphasized that this type of Istikhara should be performed before every action, and is one of the reasons for the success of a person, since in reality, the Istikhara by supplication includes:.