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Mankind comes across many afflictions and trials, sometimes in overwhelming sequences.  Removing the darkness of these worries, distresses, depression and grief is a very important matter to which Islaam gives serious attention…There are many authentic Dua’s and Supplication from Hadith which can help us remove anxieties according to Islam. If we are feeling depressed, we should strengthen our belief in Allah and predestination (Qada wa Qadar) and recite these supplication for depression and worries.

First of all we should know that the greatest darkness is disbelief in Allah and to associate partners with Him. Whoever associates partners with Allah will always remain in darkness and thus feel depressed. Allah says in Holy Quran:

“Allah is the Protector of those who have faith He will lead them from the depths of darkness into light. . As for those who disbelieve, their patrons are the devils: from light they will lead them forth into the depths of darkness. They will be companions of the  fire, to dwell therein (for ever).(QURAN, SURAH AL-BAQARAH 2.257)

 

It was narrated that Suhayb said: the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said:

“How wonderful is the affair of the believer, for all his affairs are good, and this applies to no one except the believer. If something good happens to him, he gives thanks, and that is good for him, and it something bad happens to him, he bears it with patience, and that is good for him.”

(Narrated by Muslim, 2999)

This world should not be the main concern of the Muslim. Worry about his provision should not find any room in his heart or mind, lest that make his sickness and his anxiety worse.

It was narrated that Anas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said:

“Whoever is mainly concerned about the Hereafter, Allaah will make him feel independent of others and will make him focused and content, and his worldly affairs will fall into place. But whoever is mainly concerned with this world, Allaah will make him feel in constant need of others and will make him distracted and unfocused, and he will get nothing of this world except what is decreed for him.”

(Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 2389; classed as saheeh by Shaykh al-Albaani in Saheeh al-Jaami’, 6510).

REMEDY FOR DEPRESSION AND WORRIES

The scholars of Islaam have extracted from the Qur’aan and the authentic Sunnah many remedies and cures to help us in our daily affairs and remove our problems.

1. It was reported that the Prophet (PBUH) used to recite this Dua:

اللّهُـمَّ رَحْمَتَـكَ أَرْجـوفَلا تَكِلـني إِلى نَفْـسي طَـرْفَةَ عَـيْن، وَأَصْلِـحْ لي شَأْنـي كُلَّـه لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا أنْـت

“O Allah, I hope for Your mercy. Do not leave me to myself even for the blinking of an eye (i.e. a moment). Correct all of my affairs for me. There is none worthy of worship but You.” (Abu Dawud 4/324, Ahmad 5/42. Al-Albani graded it as good in Sahih Abu Dawud 3/959.)

2. In al-Saheehayn it was reported from Ibn ‘Abbaas that the Messenger of Allaah (Peace and Blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to say, when he felt distressed:

لا إلَهَ إلاَّ اللَّهُ الْعَظـيمُ الْحَلِـيمْ، لا إلَهَ إلاَّ اللَّهُ رَبُّ العَـرْشِ العَظِيـمِ، لا إلَهَ إلاَّ اللَّهُ رَبُّ السَّمَـوّاتِ ورّبُّ الأَرْضِ ورَبُّ العَرْشِ الكَـريم

“La ilaaha ill-Allaah al-‘Azeem ul-Haleem, Laa ilaaha ill-Allaah Rabb il-‘arsh il-‘azeem, Laa ilaaha ill-Allaah Rabb is-samawaati wa Rabb il-ard wa Rabb il-‘arsh il-kareem”

“There is no god except Allaah, the All-Mighty, the Forbearing; there is no god except Allaah, the Lord of the Mighty Throne; there is no god except Allaah, Lord of the heavens, Lord of the earth and Lord of the noble Throne.” (Al-Bukhari 8/154, Muslim 4/2092, )

3. It was reported from Anas (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (Peace and Blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to say, when something upset him:

“Yaa Hayyu yaa Qayyoom, bi Rahmatika astagheeth (O Ever-Living One, O Everlasting One, by Your mercy I seek help).”

4. It was reported that Asmaa’ bint ‘Umays (may Allaah be pleased with her) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said to me:

“Shall I not teach you some words to say when you feel distressed?

اللهُ اللهُ رَبِّ لا أُشْـرِكُ بِهِ شَيْـئاً

‘Allaah, Allaah, Rabbee laa ushriku bihi shay’an’

Allaah, Allaah, my Lord, I do not associate anything with Him (Abu Dawud 2/87. See also Al-Albani, Sahih Ibn Majah 2/335.)

5. It was reported from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Mas’ood that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “No person suffers any anxiety or grief, and says:

للّهُـمَّ إِنِّي عَبْـدُكَ ابْنُ عَبْـدِكَ ابْنُ أَمَتِـكَ نَاصِيَتِي بِيَـدِكَ، مَاضٍ فِيَّ حُكْمُكَ، عَدْلٌ فِيَّ قَضَاؤكَ أَسْأَلُـكَ بِكُلِّ اسْمٍ هُوَ لَكَ سَمَّـيْتَ بِهِ نَفْسَكَ أِوْ أَنْزَلْتَـهُ فِي كِتَابِكَ، أَوْ عَلَّمْـتَهُ أَحَداً مِنْ خَلْقِـكَ أَوِ اسْتَـأْثَرْتَ بِهِ فِي عِلْمِ الغَيْـبِ عِنْـدَكَ أَنْ تَجْـعَلَ القُرْآنَ رَبِيـعَ قَلْبِـي، وَنورَ صَـدْرِي وجَلَاءَ حُـزْنِي وذَهَابَ هَمِّـي

‘Allaahumma innee ‘abduka wa ibn ‘abdika wa ibn amatika, naasiyati bi yadika, maadin fiyya hukmuka, ‘adlun fiyya qadaa’uka, as’aluka bi kulli ismin huwa laka sammayta bihi nafsaka aw anzaltahu fi kitaabika aw ‘allamtahu ahadan min khalqika aw ista’tharta bihi fi ‘ilm il-ghaybi ‘andak an taj’ala al-Qur’aana rabee’ qalbi wa noor sadri wa jalaa’a huzni wa dhahaaba hammi’

“O Allaah, I am Your slave, son of Your slave, son of Your female slave, my forelock is in Your hand, Your command over me is forever executed and Your decree over me is just. I ask You by every Name belonging to You which You named Yourself with, or revealed in Your Book, or You taught to any of Your creation, or You have preserved in the knowledge of the unseen with You, that You make the Qur’aan the life of my heart and the light of my breast, and a departure for my sorrow and a release for my anxiety”

but Allaah will take away his sorrow and grief, and give him in their stead joy.” (Ahmad 1/391)

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38 Responses to Dua’s to Remove Depression and Worries

  1. khadija says:

    Allah bless all ov us.amin

  2. assalamualikum warahmatullahi wabarkatuh wamagfiratuh

    i pray for u from the core of my heart that may allah guide u to jannah for creating this. i have been searching for one of the dua for 2 months & i was anxious. i thank u endlessly for that. jazak allahu khairah.

    allah hafiz

  3. SYED SHAHEEN AKHTAR says:

    ALHAMDULLILAH FOR THIS DUA.ALLAH BLESS ALL THE MOMINS AND THE MUSLIMAS.DEAR BROTHER AND SISTERS PRAY FOR ME AS I M A WIDOW AND VERY MUCH DEPRESSED AS I HAVE LOTS OF RESPONSIBILITIES. JAZAKALLAH E KHAIR. SHAHEEN

  4. zeenat says:

    thanks for this dua

  5. Lubna Agahzadeh says:

    thank you for this dua….may allah remove all the muslims worries…

  6. Mohd imran says:

    Jazakallah khair…

  7. Kamil Olalekan says:

    Rabbi Inni Maglubi Fantasir, Wajibri Qolibil Alimuntasir, May Allah forgive all our sins, bless all our request and grant all our satisfaction with legitimate desire. Ameen
    Kindly pray for me, for Allah to remove worries from me and grant me good fortune. And also grant me financial breakthrough with wisdom and understanding.

  8. Thank u sir for early posting of dis dua, i think all d momins will get benefited with duas. Also read surah ale imran ayat no.193-195 to get more rewards in both worlds inshallah

  9. thank you so much for this beautiful dua’s I’m a mother of 3 kids and i was in very difficulty times and as soon as i read this dua’s i saw beautiful dreams and my works got done greatly and my enemys failed thank you for your help

  10. Amna Farooq says:

    salaam… !!!
    that is very good if we are helpful to you in any case :)
    keep visiting our blog :)

  11. Md khursheed khan says:

    very many thanks for dua

  12. arslaan says:

    Allah bless u everyone and accept your duas, thank you for these brilliant duas please pray for me as im suffering from anxiety and depression. Jazaakumullah hair

  13. Amna Farooq says:

    wa iyyaka.
    we wish, may ALLAH help you to fight your depressions and anxiety with patience and sabar.
    keep visiting our website.

  14. shaikh suhail says:

    May ALLAH shower his blessings on each and every momin and help them those who are in problem and live in peace…………

  15. Amna Farooq says:

    ameen. keep visiting our website

  16. Mrs Mubashir says:

    jazakAllah for the beautiful dua plz send me more if u have any thing for anxiety .JazakALLAH

  17. Amna Farooq says:

    wa iyyaka sister.
    sure, keep on visiting our website, you would definitely find much related stuff.

  18. Zulfa says:

    Jazakallahu khairan
    May Allah grant you and our ummah Jannat firdaus in shaa Allah. You have shared your knowledge with us today, so May Allah give shade to you on the day where there will be no shade but his in shaa Allah.

  19. Umm BTH says:

    Assalamu Alaikumwarahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. Ma Allah bless u, i wcs seaching dor something to reciteauthentically and this came up, although i have read these duas before, i was feeling so depressed and needed something to help me to get closer to Allah. Jazak Allahu khairan, please everone whoever reads this mak dua for me my children and family, may Allah make it easy for everyone and me. May he also forgive our sins and places us in the highest jannah. Amen

  20. Ganiyat jelili says:

    It works…Allhamdulillah

  21. Abubakar Sadeeq says:

    mashaAllah. this is great n wonderful. may Allah guide n protect us all. ameen

  22. minhajul haque says:

    Jazakallah,
    Good guidance towards deen. May allah help in deen and dunia.

  23. Assalamo Alaikom Warahmatullah…
    Thank you so much for posting this zikra,I am full of sorrow,problems when i think to search some ayat to help me relieve the pain inside,Jazakumollahu khair fi donya wal akhirat…shokran…

  24. Dadiba says:

    Allaahou Akbar !
    I am drowning in my sorrow. But I shall in sha Allah make these duas.
    Thank you sister. Thank you

  25. Shafi says:

    thanks a million times-am just about giving up on myself BUT these wazifas came to my rescue.May Allah reward you(amin).

  26. Anonymous says:

    PLEASE I ASK EVERYONE READING THIS TO MAKE DUA FOR ME! I’M STARTING UNI INSHA ALLAH NEXT YEAR BUT I KEEP GETTING AXIETY! I HAVE LOOKED EVERYTHING INTO DETAIL TO THE POINT I CRY MYSELF TO SLEEP, IM ALWAYS SAD, DEPRESSESED, THINK ABOUT DEATH THE HELL FIRE ECT… I JUST WANT TO BE A NORMAL YOUNG GIRL! I USED TO LOVE GOD, PRAY 5 TIMES, READ SURAHS, QURAN, MAKE DUA, READ THASBEE, I STILL DO ALL THAT BUT I KEEP GETTING AXIETY THAT IM STILL BAD ECT.. I HAVE MADE ISLAM TO HARD AND EXTREME ON MYSELF! PLEASE MAKE DUA THAT ALLAH HAS MERCY ON MY STATE! HE REMOVES MY HABIT OF OVERTHINKING! AN THAT I JUST BECOME MY OLD HAPPY AND CALM SELF AGAIN! INSHA ALLAH!

  27. Najma says:

    Thank you greatly for these duas! I was in search for duas to read to relieve anxiety and distress from my mum. I have written them out, and handed them to her to read every day, whenever she can, and told her that they will keep her and make happy. I can see she has already improved and alhamdulilah feeling quite happy. Please keep my mother in your prayers, pray that she forgets about the troubles she was in in the past, and pray for her happiness and well being. As well for my father, and my sister. Thank you, allah bless

  28. waseem says:

    i request all to help me ,, i am passing through toughest time of my life as i am depressed …Inshaallah Allah will help..!

  29. Amna Farooq says:

    May ALLAH guide you through your trials. JAZAKALLAH for reading our blog. keep visiting our blog.

  30. Amna Farooq says:

    JAZAKALLAH for reading our post :) keep visiting our blog for more of such informative articles.

  31. Amna Farooq says:

    keep your self calm sister, keep praying for your self. JAZAKALLAH for reading our article, keep visiting our blog.

  32. kanwal says:

    beautiful duas :D

  33. Sule ruu says:

    Thanks so much for the dual may Allah help us all i want u to pray for me and my family we have been facing problems all this while and we pray for victory ameen

  34. Amna Farooq says:

    our well wishes are with your family. keep visiting our blog

  35. Amna Farooq says:

    indeed they are :)
    keep visiting our blog :)

  36. Muhammad Mohsin says:

    Mashallah its very good to share

  37. khalid says:

    I am worried all the Times.plz tell me about get rid from problems

  38. Amna Farooq says:

    JAZAKALLAH. keep sharing it brother, a good message should be passed on as much as possible :)
    keep visiting our blog.

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