Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa

October, 2015

  • 7 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 1

    Duaa is a means through which a servant draws from the treasures of Allah Ta’ala. Duaa is the essence of all ibaadat. Allah Ta’ala becomes pleased with those servants who continuously and repeatedly turn to Him in duaa and becomes displeased with those servants who do not beg of Him …

  • 13 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 2

    1. When making duaa one should raise his hands parallel to his chest. [1] عن سلمان الفارسي : عن النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم قال إن الله حيي كريم يستحيي إذا رفع الرجل إليه يديه أن يردهما صفرا خائبين (ترمذي رقم 3556) Hadhrat Salmaan Faarsi (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah …

  • 27 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 3

    1. One should keep a slight gap between both the palms. [1] 2. When making duaa, one should express his total inability and weakness and beg Allah Ta’ala in a soft tone with complete humility. ادْعُوا رَبَّكُمْ تَضَرُّعًا وَخُفْيَةً إِنَّهُ لَا يُحِبُّ الْمُعْتَدِينَ ﴿الأعراف: ٥٥﴾ Call on your Lord with humility and …

November, 2015

  • 9 November

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 4

    1. When making duaa one should beg Allah Ta’ala for his needs with complete hope that Allah Ta’ala will answer his duaa. One should not adopt an approach of uncertainty. One should not say: “O Allah, if you wish to fulfil my need, then You may fulfil it.” [1] عن أبي …

  • 17 November

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 5

    1. The du`aa should be short and comprehensive. e.g: رَبَّنَا آتِنَا فِى الدُّنْيَا حَسَنَةً وَفِى الآخِرَةِ حَسَنَةً وَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ O my Rabb, grant us goodness in this world and goodness in the Hereafter, and save us from the fire of Jahannum. اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أسَألُكَ مِنْ خَيْر مَا سَأَلَكَ مِنْهُ …

  • 23 November

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 6

    1. While making duaa, one’s heart should be turned towards Allah Ta’ala alone. One should not place one’s hope on anything besides Allah Ta’ala. One should not think that through a certain person or a certain thing my need will be fulfilled. عن عبد الله بن عباس رضي الله عنهما …

December, 2015

  • 2 December

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 7

    1. At the completion of the du`aa, one should say Aameen. عن أبي مصبح المقرائى قال كنا نجلس إلى أبى زهير النميرى  وكان من الصحابة  فيتحدث أحسن الحديث فإذا دعا الرجل منا بدعاء قال اختمه بآمين فإن آمين مثل الطابع على الصحيفة. قال أبو زهير أخبركم عن ذلك خرجنا مع …

  • 9 December

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 8

    1. Upon completion of the du’aa, one should rub the palms over the face. عن عمر رضي الله عنه قال : كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم إذا رفع يديه في الدعاء لم يحطهما حتى يمسح بهما وجهه. ( الترمذي رقم 3386) Hadhrat Umar (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that whenever …

September, 2017

  • 27 September

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Duaa – Part 9

    1.  One should not make duaa for anything that is impermissible. عن أبي سعيد الخدري أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال : ما من مسلم يدعو بدعوة ليس فيها إثم ولا قطيعة رحم إلا أعطاه الله بها إحدى ثلاث : إما أن يعجل له دعوته وإما أن يدخرها له …