Making dua for a long life

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Please could you advise if making dua for a long life is allowed in Islam? What is the ayat to be read from the Quran that saves you from death for that day?


A: Yes, du`aa for long life with barkat.

We do not know of any such aayat.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)