Bismillah irRahman irRaheem In the Name of Allaah, The Most Gracious, The Most Kind * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * DUA BEFORE STUDYING Allahumma infa'nii bimaa 'allamtanii wa'allimnii maa yanfa' unii. O Allah! Make useful for me what You taught me and teach me knowledge that will be useful to me. Allahumma inii as'aluka fahmal-nabiyyen wa hifthal mursaleen al-muqarrabeen. O Allah! I ask You for the understanding of the prophets and the memory of the messengers, and those nearest to You. Allahumma ijal leesanee 'amiran bi thikrika wa qalbi bi khashyatika. O Allah! Make my tongue full of Your remembrance, and my heart with consciousness of You. Innaka 'ala ma-tasha'-u qadeer wa anta hasbun-allahu wa na'mal wakeel. (O Allah!) You do whatever You wish, and You are my Availer and Protector and the best of aid. DUA AFTER STUDYING Allahhumma inni astaodeeuka ma qara'tu wama hafaz-tu. Faradduhu 'allaya inda hagati elayhi.Innaka 'ala ma-tasha'-u qadeer wa anta hasbeeya wa na'mal wakeel. O Allah! I entrust You with what I have read and I have studied. (O Allah!) Bring it back to me when I am in need of it. (O Allah!) You do whatever You wish, and You are my Availer and Protector and the best of aid. DUA WHILE STUDYING SOMETHING DIFFICULT Allahumma la sahla illama ja-'altahu sahla wa anta taj 'alu al hazana etha shi'ta sahla O Allah! Nothing is easy except what You have made easy. If You wish, You can make the difficult easy. DUA FOR ANXIETY Allahumma inni a'oodhoo bika minal-hammi walhuzni, wal-'ajzi wal-kasali wal-bukhli wal-jubni, wa dal'id-dayni wa ghalabatir rajaal O Allah! I seek refuge in You from anxiety and sorrow, weakness and laziness, - miserliness and cowardice, the burden of debts and from being oppressed by men . DUA FOR DISTRESS Allahumma rahmataka arjoo falaa takilnee ilaa nafsee tarfata 'aynin wa aslih-lee sha'nee kullahu, laa ilaha illa anta O Allah! It is Your mercy that I hope for so do not leave me in charge of my affairs even for a blink of an eye and rectify for me all of my affairs. None has the right to be worshipped except You.