The Guidance Prayer (Istikhara) 

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How do you pray the guidance prayer (istikhara)?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,

Please see the following links in answer to your question:

Istikhara: Prayer for Guidance

Istikhara prayer and the dream

Guidance about the Guidance Prayer (Istikhara)

Going Against My Istikhara?

Istikhara and Divine Guidance: how one’s prayer of seeking guidance is answered

Istikhara and Nightmares?

Follow Up Questions on Istikhara

How is One’s Istikhara (prayer of seeking guidance) answered?

Salat al-Istikhara

Can one go against the indications one receives after the guidance prayer?

Is it permissible to ask someone else to do istikharah on your behalf (for example your mother, or a pious person)?


SunniPath Fiqh Team


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