Everyone living on this Earth wish to be lucky. As Muslims, we should never questioned whether we are going to be lucky in this world because one of Allah’s name is Ar Razzaq, the one who gives Rizq. Allah has created your luck or rizq even before you were born. It’s your attitude while living that makes the amount of luck differs between people.
“And there is no creature on earth but that upon Allah is its provision [rizq], and He knows its place of dwelling and place of storage. All is in a clear register.” – Hud (11:6)
If you want your luck to be improved, you must working on it. The way you lived affects the luck so much, and here are the ways on how to improve luck in Islam:
1. Repenting from the Sins
You may have ask for Allah’s forgiveness everyday, but you feel like there is no improvement in your luck. Forgiveness is not enough without repentance to Allah SWT.
“A servant (of Allah) is deprived of Rizq (provision) because of the sin they commit.” – Ibn Majah
Also read: Best Way to Seek Forgiveness from Allah
2. Obedient to Allah SWT
Allah will give you all the luck in the world if you are obedient enough to him, doing your duty, committing good deeds, and staying away from sins.
“And whosoever fears Allaah and keeps his duty to Him, He will make a way for him to get out (from every difficulty). And He will provide him from (sources) he never could imagine.” – At Talaq (65:2-3)
3. Keeping Bond and Kinship with Fellow Brother and Sister
Maintain kinship with your family, fellow Muslim brother and sister to improve your luck. As it consider as good deeds, and cutting ties with family is a big sin.
Narrated from Abu Hurairah (RA): I heard Allaah’s Apostle (SAW) saying, “Whoever is pleased that he be granted more wealth and that his lease (span) of life be prolonged, then he should keep good relations with his kin.” – Bukhari and Muslim
Also read: Importance of Family Life in Islam
4. Doing Charity
Do as many charity as you can, according to what you can afford. Never think that by doing charity, your wealth will decreased because Allah has promised to replace it ten times bigger than it originally was.
“And whatsoever you spend of anything (in Allaah’s cause), He will replace it. And He is the best of providers.” – As Saba’ (34:39)
5. Worship Allah with Sincerity
Upon worshiping Allah, you must show your utmost sincerity so that Allah would be pleased and blessed you with many luck and fortune.
From Abu Hurairah (RA), the Prophet (SAW) said, “Allah says, ‘O son of Adam! Take time out to constantly worship me, I will fill your chest with richness , and remove your poverty. And if you do not do so. I will make your hands filled with occupation, and will not remove your poverty.” – Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah
Also read: Importance of Faith in Islam
6. Doing Hajj and Umrah
If a Muslim can afford, he should once visit Baitullah during the Hajj or Umrah. These two good deeds will help to remove all the sins and make the fortune flowing through their lives.
As narrated by Abdullah Ibn Mas’ood, the Messenger of Allah said, “Perform Hajj and `Umrah consecutively. Verily, the succession between the two (rituals) removes away poverty and removes away sins just as the bellows removes away the dross of iron and gold and silver. And a Hajj not mingled with a sin has no reward except paradise.” – Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah.
7. Migrating to a New Place
In the past, the people of Makkah was so cruel to the Prophet that he was forced to leave his hometown. However, he found a new light for his da’wa in the new city, Madinah. If you feel like your luck is not improved enough, maybe you need to go to somewhere new.
“He who migrates (from his home) in the Cause of Allaah, will find on earth many dwelling places and plenty to live by. And whosoever leaves his home as an emigrant unto Allaah and His Messenger, and death overtakes him, his reward is then surely incumbent upon Allaah. And Allaah is Ever Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.” – An Nisa (4:100)
Also read: Importance of Hijrah in Islam
8. Rely Only to Allah SWT
If you are living in hardship and poverty, don’t hope to anyone but Allah SWT. Rely only to him to change your life, and do the best you can to make it happen.
As narrated by Umar ibn Al Khattab (RA), he heard the Prophet (SAW) saying: “If you would trust in Allaah as He truly should be trusted in, He would surely provide for you as He provides for the birds. They set out in the morning with empty stomachs and return in the evening with full stomachs.” – Ibn Majah, Tirmidhi
9. Getting Married
Getting married is a good deed to improve the luck of a Muslim.
“Marry those among you who are single or the virtuous ones among your slaves male or female: If they be poor, Allah will enrich them out of His bounty. And Allah is All-Sufficent for His creatures’ needs, All-Knowing (about the state of the people).” – An Noor (24:32)
10. Making Dua to Allah SWT
It’s reported from Ummu Salamah, a dua that the Prophet (SAW) used to say everyday after the Morning Prayer. “O Allah I ask you for beneficial knowledge, and good provision and accepted action.” – Ibn Majah
More Ways to Improve Luck in Islam
Here are more ways in Islam to improve the luck in Islam:
- Be grateful to Allah SWT always and send your praise to Him everyday.
- Be honest in every deal you make such as trading or transaction.
- Even when you live in poverty, never give up and thinking that your life is suck.
- Keep the Hereafter in your remembrance so you will be careful in taking action.
- Refrain yourself from committing major sins.
After reading all the ways on how to improve luck in Islam, now you know what kind of deeds that will make you becoming more lucky. Never forget to praise and be grateful to Allah SWT, because He always suffice you with everything. It’s human nature to never be satisfied.