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IslamQA: On being constantly scared of death and being hurt as a Muslim

Assalam Alaykum Lately I’ve been thinking of all the bad stuff that can happen to one. You could die any minute or get hurt doing something or you could get hurt by someone evil, auzubillah.. This have made me very scared and sad. Do you have dua protection? And advice for me, always scared, almost never going outside.

Alaikumassalam wa rahmatullah,

I recommend reading the Quran daily until you attain faith in the fact that everything is in God’s hands and that nothing will befall you unless He allows it. It is a sign of a weakness in faith if you are scared of death or disasters. If you knew that God is completely in charge of the universe then the only thing you would be scared of would be His being displeased with you.

You cannot maintain a strong faith unless you do enough work every day to stay close to God, and the best type of work is to read the Quran (I recommend an hour a day ideally), so I hope this is what you will do and inshaAllah you will get many benefits from it.

The best prayers for protection as far as I know are the last two chapters of the Quran.

Best wishes.

And God knows best.
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