Dua to release stress
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
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is their anywhere in the Quran which tells you how to get rid of stress and facil problems, if so please let me know.plz
quote the surah page no and verse.
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Dua to release stress
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad(saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Dear and Beloved Brother in Islam, this magnificent Book of Divine Guidance called the Quran was revealed for no other reason that to relieve those who followed it of the perils and stress of this transitory worldly life!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 10 Surah Yunus verse 57: O mankind! there hath come to you a direction from your Lord (the Quran) and a healing for the (diseases) in your hearts, and for those who believe: a Guidance and a Mercy.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 17 Surah Israa verse 57:
82 We send down (stage by stage) in the Qur'an that which is a healing and a mercy to those who believe: to the unjust it causes nothing but loss after loss.
83 Yet when We bestow Our favors on man he turns away and becomes remote on his side (instead of coming to Us) and when Evil seizes him he gives himself up to despair!
84 Say: "Everyone acts according to his own disposition: but your Lord knows best who it is that is best guided on the Way."
Only when one recites and understands and accepts and obeys the Diving Guidance of the Glorious Quran, he will recognize Allah and His Noble and Exclusive Attributes, believe in His Promises, and realize that only in the absolute submission of Allahs Wills and Plans lies the antidote or the answer to the perils and trials of this transitory life!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 13 Surah Raad verse 28-29: The people who have accepted (the Message), their hearts find comfort in the remembrance of Allah. Note it well!, that is Allahs remembrance Alone that brings contentment to the hearts! Blessed are those who have accepted the Message and done righteous deeds. They will have a good end.
Thus it is only through the guidance and acceptance of the Glorious Quran whereby one will realize that this worldly life is no more than a test and a trial, the results of which will be declared in the Hereafter by the One Who is All-Knowing, All-Wise.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 21 Surah Anbiyaa verses 34-35:
34 We granted not to any man before thee (O Mohamed (saws)) permanent life (here): if then thou shouldst die, would they live permanently?
35 Every soul shall have a taste of death: and We test you by evil and by good by way of trial: to Us must ye return.
Thus, whoever blessed with good in the life of this world exults and thinks in his ignorance that it will last forever; or whoever besotted with trials grieves and thinks his misery will last forever; have obviously misunderstood the whole mission of ones life in this transitory world. For only if one knew for certainty the reality of the mission, neither would one exult or be arrogant when blessed with good, nor would one grieve or bring stress upon himself when faced with difficulties; but both would recognize that they were in a test and would thus be grateful or patient as the trial demanded.
Allah gives two of the best examples in the lives of His Prophets Sulaimaan (a.s.) and Ayyoob (a.s.) in the Glorious Quran. Prophet Sulaimaan (a.s.) was blessed with so much power and wealth that no one before him, nor none after him would receive such a glorious kingdom from Allah. Prophet Sulaimaan (a.s.) recognized that this blessing was no more than a test from his Lord to see whether he was grateful for the innumerable favors from his Lord or not.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 27 Surah Naml verse 40: Said one who had knowledge of the Book: "I will bring it to thee within the twinkling of an eye!" Then when (Solomon) saw it placed firmly before him he said: "This is by the Grace of my Lord, to test me whether I am grateful or ungrateful! And if any is grateful truly his gratitude is (a gain) for his own soul; but if any is ungrateful truly my Lord is Free of All Needs Supreme in Honor!"
Conversely, Allah Subhanah tested Prophet Ayyoob (a.s.) like no man was ever tested in the annuls of history! First the Lord tests him by giving him every good in the land: kingdom, and family, and children, and wealth, and health; and at every stage Prophet Ayyoob (a.s.) was grateful to his Lord. Then Allah Subhanah put him through a severe test and took away every single blessing bestowed upon him whereby Prophet Ayyoob (a.s.) lost his kingdom, his children died one by one, his wealth was taken away, and an incurable disease was laid upon him for a prolonged period of time! But at every stage, Prophet Ayyoob (a.s.) remained constant in his patience and at every difficulty of his life stayed steadfast on the Straight Path of his Lord and Creator. Such was the severity of the trial put upon Prophet Ayyoob (a.s.) by his Lord, and such was the belief and manifestation of patience and steadfastness of Prophet Ayyoob (a.s.) in the face of each of his trials, that his name became synonymous with patience in the annuls of the history of mankind!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 38 Surah Saad verse 44: Truly We found him (Prophet Ayyoob (a.s.)) full of patience and constancy: how excellent in Our service! Ever did he turn (to Us)!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 21 Surah Anbiyaa verses 83-84:
83 And (remember) Ayyoob when he cried to his Lord "Truly distress has seized me, but Thou art the Most Merciful of those that are merciful."
84 So We listened to him: We removed the distress that was on him and We restored his people to him and doubled their number as a Grace from Ourselves, and a thing for Commemoration for all who serve Us.
Thus my dear and beloved brother, no matter what good or evil befalls mankind; one must realize that it is no more than a trial amongst the trials of this worldly life; and it is only in the Hereafter where the results of ones deeds will be declared.
Some of the best supplications one may make when afflicted by trials and tribulations are taught by Allah Subhanah Himself in His Glorious Book of Guidance:
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verses 155-157:
155 Be sure We shall test you with something of fear, and hunger, some loss in goods or lives or the fruits (of your toil); but give glad tidings to those who patiently persevere.
156 Who say when afflicted with calamity: "To Allah we belong and to Him is our return."
157 They are those on whom (descend) blessings from Allah and Mercy, and they are the ones that receive guidance.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 21 Surah Anbiyaa verse 83: And (remember) Ayyoob when he cried to his Lord "Truly distress has seized me, but Thou art the Most Merciful of those that are merciful."
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 21 Surah Anbiyaa verse 87-88:
87 And remember Zun-nun (Prophet Yunus (a.s.)) when he departed in wrath: he imagined that We had no power over him! But he cried through the depths of darkness "There is no god but Thou: Glory to Thee: I was indeed wrong!"
88 So We listened to him: and delivered him from distress: and thus do We deliver those who have faith.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,