Crave for offspring
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's
Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
One of our brothers/sisters has asked this question:
Dear Burhan Bhai,
As Salam Aly Kum Wrahmatullah Wabarakatahu,
Thanks for guiding me and posting me supplications according to my
need. Though docters have declared me unfertile due to blocked fallopian
tubes.They r advising me to try for IVF treatment.My age is below 30 so they
say that there r little chances to concieve if my allah wishes and my luck is
with me.please send me some supplications to succeed in this method and u and
all the brothers and sisters pray for me to succeed in this method. pls reply
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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.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 42 Surah Shura verses 49-50:
49 To Allah belongs the
Dominion of the heavens and the earth.
He creates what He Wills. He
bestows (children) male or female according to His Will.
50 Or He bestows both males
and females, and He leaves barren whom He Wills: for He is Full of Knowledge
beloved and dear Sister in Islam, keep your faith constant in Allah Subhanah,
the One and Only Creator and Bestower of the Worlds. May Allah Subhanah make your trial easy for
you, and may The Lord Most Merciful bestow patience and steadfastness on you to
accept whatever He has Planned and Willed for you. May Allah Subhanah bestow upon you righteous
offspring, who become the contentment of your eyes in the life of this world
and a source of attaining
the best supplications to make to the Merciful Lord when one wishes for an
offspring is the humble and wholesome supplication of the Prophet Zachariah
(a.s.) when he was childless until an abject old age.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 21 Surah Anbiya verses 89-90:
89 And (remember) Zakariya
when he cried to his Lord: "O my Lord! Leave me not without
offspring, though Thou art the Best of Inheritors.”
90 So We listened to him:
and We granted him Yahya: We cured his wife's (barrenness) for him. These three were ever quick in emulation in
good works: they used to call on Us with love and reverence, and humble
themselves before Us.
beautiful supplication one could make is the supplication made by the Noble
Prophet Ayyub (a.s.), when truly distress seized him and he lost his health,
wealth, and children as a trial from his Lord.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 21 Surah Anbiyaa verses 83-84:
83 And (remember) Ayyub 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.
and Beloved sister in Islam, be constant and consistent in your supplication to
the Merciful Lord, and beseech Him and Him Alone in humility and in hope for
all that your heart desires; for there is none in the universe other than the One
and Only Merciful Lord Who has the Power to hear and respond to the
supplication of His believing slaves. Do
take advantage of modern technology in medicine as an ‘asbaab’ or means to
conceive, but keep your complete faith and trust in none but Allah Subhanah,
the One and Only Creator and Sustainer of everything in the Universe.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 35 Surah Fatir verse 2: What
Allah out of His Mercy doth bestow on mankind, there is none who can withhold:
what He doth withhold, there is none can grant apart from Him: and He is the
Exalted in Power, Full of Wisdom.
written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s 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,