Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

eBook | Prophetic Prayers for Relief and Protection

Asking Allah for help is one of the best ways we can come closer to Him and express our vulnerability and need for Him. Reference this collection of 16 du’as when you are feeling the most vulnerable.


The Coronavirus pandemic has left many feeling anxious, uncertain, and afraid. One of the best ways to manage these feelings is through the power of prayer.

Not only does du’a keep us strong spiritually – it is a powerful method of psychotherapy as well.

This eBook, based on a recent publication, provides a collection of supplications for relief and protection through which we can find meaning and strengthen our faith as a means of coping with the current situation.



Dr. Tahir Wyatt

Senior Fellow | Tahir Wyatt is a published academic, experienced interpreter, and instructor of Islamic studies and comparative religion. During his twenty-one years of studying and teaching in Saudi Arabia, he procured several degrees, including a doctorate in theology. He was also the only American ever to be appointed to teach in the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, the second holiest site in the Muslim world. Dr. Wyatt currently lectures both nationally and internationally at mosques, universities, and other institutions of learning. He serves as the Executive Director of the United Muslim Masjid in Philadelphia and is the President of the Quran, Arabic, and Reflection Institute (QARI), an institute dedicated to structured, curriculum-based instruction of the Quran and Arabic Language.