When we doubt making a choice or decision, Islam encourages us to ask Allah for guidance through the sunnah prayer, Salat Istikharah.
Salat Istikharah can eliminate confusion and strengthen our hearts so that there will not be feelings of disappointment in the future regarding our decisions. The essential part of performing the Istikharah prayer is certainly its Dua.
Dua for Istikhara
Why Is Reciting This Dua Important?
Dua for Istikharah is critical to recite as it completes the Sunnah prayer. By reciting this prayer, the Istikharah prayer, you will be even more blessed.
When Should We Recite This Dua?
As we know, the Istikharah prayer is performed in two rakaats; wherein the first rakaat, after reading Surah Al-Fatihah, we can read Surah Al-Kafirun. Then in the second rakaat after Surah Al-Fatihah, it is sunnah to read Surah Al-Ikhlas. After Salaam closes the Istikharah Prayer, we are encouraged to recite the Dua of Istikharah to ask Allah SWT for guidance in making the right choice.
Who Should Recite It?
Dua for Istikharah is suitable for those who are indecisive and confused about various things. You can ask Allah for guidance through this Dua. Dua Istikharah enables you to make the right and best choices according to Allah’s guidance.
May Allah SWT provides us with courage and wisdom to make the best decision and guide us throughout our journey in this world.