Finding a sort of blessing in any matter is called Online Istikhara. It is known in Arabic as ( اِسْتَخِرِ اللهَ يَـخِرْلَكَ) “Seek the blessing from Allah, he will bless you”. Seeking guidance from Allah in any issue or matter that Allah advise us to act or not, and make it clear to us that which decision is better for us? Imam Novi (R.A) said while describing Sahi Muslim that “Seeking advice from Allah and asking suggestion from Scholars is due because generally, a man has deficiencies in his knowledge and its level of thinking is not that much mature, because it is born weaker.” It feels confusion on several occasions’ whether to act or not?
The objective of Online Istikhara
Islam is a complete constitution for life. It guides the human being in every field. Every human being has to take several decisions those reflects his economy, social life and his own peace of mind. Istikhara is a legal, according to Sharia way and yet a more powerful method for taking advice from Allah. It is used to seek advice from Allah beyond all illiterate practices, prohibited or non-Islamic methods, and of course beyond all the magical powers. This method is known to ask Allah’s advice before deciding to act on certain businesses or decisions. It asks blessings from Allah. It is a fruitful thing in its front face and is attractive too as we talk about its end because it is a legal and Sharia way to seek blessing from Allah.
What is meant by Blessing in Istikhara?
In perspective of Istikhara, the composite meaning is that “Avoiding by the un-successes of the day of judgment, Allah provides us with blessings in life affairs and luxury along with peace in our religion.”
Importance of Istikhara
Online Istikhara required in two situations. Whether the situation seems satisfactory in its shown perspective or it seems complicated, Istikhara become sensitive, have long-lasting effects and it shows us concerns those are related to the future as well. Prophet of Allah (S.A.W) teaches their followers and asks them to remember Dua of Istikhara as they remember Quranic verses, that is the evidence that how much important Istikhara is? Syedna Jabir bin Abdullah (R.A) narrated that Prophet (S.A.W) teaches us Dua Istikhara as he teaches us other Quranic verses. (Sahi Bukhari 6382)
Prophet (S.A.W) further teaches that “Offer 2 Rakat Nafal prayer, and ask Dua Istikhara when someone from you feels difficulty in any matter” (Sahi Bukhari 6382)
Benefits of Istikhara
It is a famous quote that “All the shining things are not gold”. Istikhara is the best method to avoid unnecessary fears, difficult issues, speculations, and having possible losses by making decisions on optimistic approaches. It is said by the scholars that decisions such as marriages, business are like the deal of fist. We meet the outcomes after the time is passed and it is our faith.