In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
If you want to seek divine favor and guidance for Allah swt before doing or undertaking any work there is a supplication known as Istikhara Dua. Dua for Istikhara can be performed every day for each and every matter regardless of it nature. Dua e Istekhara is a powerful tool which is a truly a gift form Allah swt.
What is Istikhara Prayer. The purpose of Istikhara Prayer or Dua e Istikhara is “ Asking what is best and appropriate for us” from Allah swt. Whenever a Muslim is settling on a choice, he or she must look for Allah’s guidance and acumen. This means in all of one’s affairs, the person supplicates Salat Istikhara Dua to Allah, the merciful and sincerely ask Allah swt to make his path easy and have a good outcome.
Importance of Istikhara in Quran (ayat 216 surah al-baqara):
Salatul Istikhara Dua
The description of Salatul Istikhara Dua was reported by Jaabir ibn ‘Abd-Allaah al-Salami (may Allah be pleased with him) who said:
We pray Doaa Salat Istikhara with complete faith not begging or pleading, but asking Allah clearly for his supervision. We should not be hasty after dua and should not await for a miracle or a Dream (Istikhara Dream) full of signs. We simply say our prayers and trust that Allah has heard us and will answer us in the way that is best.