(Aayah No. 87, Surah Al-Ambiya, Chapter No. 21, Holy Qur’an).
Merits and/or Significance of this dua: This is known as Aayah Al-Karimah (the Glorious Verse). This dua was recited by Yunus (AS) when a big fish had swallowed him and taken him to the bottom of the sea. Allah answered his supplication and brought him back safe from the belly of the big fish. Rasool-Allah (PBUH) encouraged us to call Allah with these words at the time of distress.
(Aayah No. 24, Surah Al-Qasas, Chapter No. 28, Holy Qur’an).
Merits and/or Significance of this dua: When Musa (AS) was told that how Firaun and his chiefs were conspiring against him, he left Egypt on his own. He went towards Madyan and when he reached there, he went to a well to drink water. There was a group of men watering and besides them were two woman whom these men were stopping. Musa (AS) took pity on them and watered the flocks of women for them. Then being tired, he turned to shade and said this dua. Allah answered his supplication and the two women took him with them to their father. Later on he got married to one of these women.
(Aayah No. 10, Surah Al-Kahf, Chapter No. 18, Holy Qur’an).
Merits and/or Significance of this dua: Here Allah tells us about those young men who fled from their people for the sake of their religion and took refuge in the cave of a mountain, where they hid from their people. When they entered the cave, they asked Allah to show mercy and kindness towards them.
(Aayah No. 83, Surah Al-Ambiya, Chapter No. 21, Holy Qur’an).
Merits and/or Significance of this dua: It refers to trials of Ayyub (AS) affecting his wealth, children and physical health. He had plenty of livestock, cattle, crops, children, houses, and he was tested in these things, losing everything he had. Then he was tested with regard to his body. At this point of time he recited this dua. And Allah answered his supplication and removed his distress.
(Aayah No. 173, Surah Aal-Imran, Chapter No. 3, Holy Qur’an).
Merits and/or Significance of this dua: This dua was said by Ibrahim (AS) when he was thrown in fire. Also, Muhammad (PBUH) was told on the Day of Uhud, “Verily, the people have gathered against you, therefore, fear them”. Thereafter, Allah sent down this Aayah.