Answered by SunniPath Answer Service Team
Wa Alaykum Assalam wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuhu,
In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful & Compassionate
Continue performing the prayer of need (salat al-haja), and keep in mind that:
“The best of duas are those that are heart-felt. Make dua from your heart, out of neediness and slavehood.” [Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, in a past answer]
Some scholars have mentioned that it is good to make the Qur'anic du`a, "Rabbana aatina fi'd dunya hasana wa fi'l aakhirati hasana wa qina `adhab an-nar." [O Lord! Grant us good in this life, and good in the next, and save us from the torment of the Fire] (Qur'an, 2: 200), intending a suitable and righteous spouse with "fi'd dunya hasana" (good in this life).
This is taken from one of the more specific explanations of this verse, as mentioned by major imams of tafsir such as Khazin, though the most general meanings of good are understood to be primarily meant. [see: Hashiyat al-Jamal `ala al-Jalalayn, 1.161]
– Past Post by Sidi Faraz.
Sunni Path Fiqh Team
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