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    Best Times to make Dua (Supplication) :barbershop_quartet_ :barbershop_quartet_ :barbershop_quartet_



    There are certain times dua (supplication) is more likely to be accepted by Allah (SWT) as mentioned
    by Prophet (SAW). These times are as follows:


    1. The Last Third Of The Night

    Abu Hurairah (RA) narrated that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said:

    'In the last third of every night our Rabb (Cherisher and Sustainer) (Allah (SWT)) descends to the lowermost heaven and says; "Who is
    calling Me, so that I may answer him? Who is asking Me so that may I grant him? Who is seeking forgiveness from Me so that I may forgive him?."' [Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith Qudsi]

    Amr ibn Absah narrated that the Prophet said:

    'The closest any worshipper can be to His Lord is during the last part of the night, so if you can be amongst those who remember Allah at that time, then do so.'[at-Tirmidhi, an-Nasa'i, al-Hakim - Sahih]

    2. Late at night

    When people are sleeping and busy with worldly pleasures Allah (SWT) gives the believers an
    opportunity, or an answer hour if they can fight sleep and invoke Allah (SWT) for whatever they need.

    The Prophet (SAW) said: 'There is at night an hour, no Muslim happens to be asking Allah any matter
    of this world or the Hereafter, except that he will be given it, and this (occurs) every night.'
    [Muslim #757]

    3. Between Adhan and Iqamah

    Anas (RA) narrated that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said: 'A supplication made between the Adhan and
    Iqama is not rejected.'

    [Ahmad, abu Dawud #521 , at-Tirmidhi #212 , Sahih al-Jami #3408 , an-Nasai and Ibn Hibban graded it
    sahih (sound)]

    4. An Hour On Friday

    Narrated Abu Hurairah (RA): Allah’s Messenger (SAW) talked about Friday and said: 'There is an hour on Friday and if a Muslim gets it while offering Salat (prayer) and asks something from Allah
    (SWT), then Allah (SWT) will definitely meet his demand.' And he (the Prophet (SAW) pointed out the shortness of that particular time with his hands.[Sahih al-Bukhari]

    Some have said that this hour is from the time the Imam (prayer’s leader) enters the mosque on
    Friday’s prayer until the prayer is over (ie between the two khutbahs), whereas others have said that it
    is the last hour of the day (ie after the Asr prayer until the Maghrib prayer).

    5. While Drinking Zamzam Water

    Jaber (RA) narrated that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said: 'Zamzam water is for what it is drunk for.' [Ahmad 3: 357 and Ibn Majah #3062].
    This means that when you drink Zamzam water you may ask Allah (SWT) for anything you like to gain or benefit from this water such as healing from illness.... etc.

    6. While Prostrating

    Abu Hurairah (RA) narrated that Allah’s Messenger (SAW), said: 'The nearest a slave can be to his Lord is when he is prostrating, so invoke (supplicate) Allah (SWT) much in it. [Muslim, abu Dawud,
    an-Nasa'i and others, Sahih al-Jami #1175]

    When a Muslim is in his Salat (prayer) he is facing Allah (SWT) and when he prostrates he is the
    nearest he can be to Allah (SWT) so it is best to invoke Allah (SWT) at this time. It is said that while in
    prostration, one should not ask for worldy needs (ie a nice car, a new job, etc), but for the Hereafter.

    7. When Waking Up at Night

    Narrated Ubada Bin As-Samit that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said: 'Whomever wakes up at night and says La ilaha illallahu wahdahu la shrika lahu lahulmulku, wa lahul hamdu, wa huwa ala kulli shai'in
    qadir. Alhamdu lillahi, wa subhanallahi wa la ilaha illallahu, wallah akbir, wa la hawla wala quwata illa billah (none has the right to be worshipped but Allah (SWT) He is the only one who has no partners.
    His is the kingdom and all the praises are for Allah (SWT) All the glories are for Allah (SWT) And none has the right to be worshipped but Allah (SWT) and Allah (SWT) is the most Great and there is
    neither might nor power except with Allah (SWT) and then says, Allahumma ighfir li (O Allah! Forgive me) or invokes Allah (SWT), he will be responded to and if he makes ablution and performs
    Salat (prayer), his Salat (prayer) will be accepted. [Sahih al-Bukhari]

    8. At The End Of The Obligatory Salat:

    Narrated Abu Omamah (RA): that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) was asked, O Messenger of Allah, which
    supplication is heard (by Allah (SWT), he said the end of the night and at the end of the obligatory
    Salat (prayer) [at-Tirmidhi]. This time is after saying 'At-tahyat' , and before making Tasleem
    (finishing prayer)

    9. The Night Of 'Qadr' (Decree)

    This night is the greatest night of the year. This is the night which the almighty Allah (SWT) said about
    it, "The night of Al-Qadar (Decree) is better than a thousand months." [Surah al-Qadr, 97: 3]
    The Night of Decree is one of the odd nights of the last ten nights of the blessed month of Ramadan.
    The angels descend down to the earth, and the earth is overwhelmed with peace and serenity until the
    break of dawn and when he doors of Paradise are opened, the worshipper is encouraged to turn to Allah
    to ask for his needs for this world and the Hereafter.

    10. During The Rain

    Narrated Sahel Ibn Sa'ad (RA): that the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: 'Two will not be rejected,
    Supplication when the Adhan (call of prayer) is being called, and at the time of the rain'. [Al-Hakim 2:
    114, and Abu Dawud #2540 , ibn Majah]

    'Seek the response to your du'as when the armies meet, and the prayer is called, and when rain falls'
    [reported by Imam al-Shafi' in al-Umm, al-Sahihah #1469] . The time of the rain is a time of mercy
    from Allah (SWT) so, one should take advantage of this time when Allah (SWT) is having mercy on
    His slaves.

    11. At the Adhan

    'Seek the response to your du'as when the armies meet, and the prayer is called, and when rain falls'
    [reported by Imam al-Shafi' in al-Umm, al-Sahihah #1469]
    In another hadith; 'When the prayer is called, the doors of the skies are opened, and the du'a is
    answered' [al-Tayalisi in his Musnad #2106 , al-Sahihah #1413]

    12. The One Who Is Suffering Injustice and Opression

    The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said to Mua'ad Ibn Jabal (RA), 'Beware of the supplication of the
    unjustly treated, because there is no shelter or veil between it (the supplication of the one who is
    suffering injustice) and Allah (SWT)' [Sahih Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

    The prophet (SAW) declared, 'Three men whose dua is never rejected (by Allah) are: the fasting person
    until he breaks his fast (in another narration, when he breaks fast), the just ruler and the one who is
    oppressed.'[Ahmad, at-Tirmidhi - Hasan]

    In another hadith; The Prophet (SAW) declared: 'Three du'as are surely answered: The du'a of the
    oppressed, the du'a of the traveler, and the du'a of the father/mother (upon their child)'. The One who is
    suffering injustice is heard by Allah (SWT) when he invokes Allah (SWT) to retain his rights from the
    unjust one or oppressor. Allah (SWT) has sworn to help the one who is suffering from injustice sooner
    or later as the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said.

    13. The Traveler

    The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said; Three supplications will not be rejected (by Allah (SWT)), the
    supplication of the parent for his child, the supplication of the one who is fasting, and the supplication
    of the traveler. [al-Bayhaqi, at-Tirmidhi - Sahih]
    During travel supplication is heard by Allah (SWT) if the trip is for a good reason, but if the trip is for
    a bad intention or to perform illegal things (making sins) this will not apply to it.

    14. The Parent's Supplication for their Child

    The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said; Three supplications will not be rejected (by Allah (SWT)), the
    supplication of the parent for his child, the supplication of the one who is fasting, and the supplication
    of the traveler. [al-Bayhaqi, at-Tirmidhi - Sahih]

    15. Dua after praising Allah and giving salat on the Prophet (SAW) in the tashahhud at the end of
    salat.

    Narrated Faddalah ibn Ubayd (RA): that the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: 'When anyone of you
    makes du'a, let him start by glorifying his Lord and praising Him, then let him send blessings upon the
    Prophet (SAW), then let him pray for whatever he wants'
    [abu Dawud #1481 , at-Tirmidhi #3477]

    In another hadith; Baqiy ibn Mukhallid (RA) narrated that that the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said:
    'Every du'a is not responded to until one sends blessings upon the Prophet (SAW)' [al-Bayhaqi]
    In another hadith; Umar (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said: 'Du'a is detained between the
    heavens and the earth and no part of it is taken up until you send blessings upon your Prophet (SAW)'
    [at-Tirmidhi #486]

    After a person has finished his tashahhud and before saying the 'salam', supplication at this time is one
    likely to be responded to.

    Ibn Mas'ud narrates: I was once praying, and the Prophet (SAW), Abu Bakr and Umar (were all
    present). When I sat down (in the final tashahhud), I praised Allah, then sent salams on the Prophet,
    then started praying for myself. At this, the Prophet (SAW) said:
    'Ask, and you shall be given it! Ask, and you shall be given it!' [at-Tirmidhi #593 - hasan, Mishkat alMisbah #931]

    16. The dua of a Muslim for his absent brother or sister Muslim stemming from the heart.
    The prophet (SAW) said: 'There is no believing servant who supplicates for his brother in his absence
    where the angels do not say, 'the same be for you'' [Muslim]

    17. Dua on the Day of Arafat

    The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: 'The best supplication is the supplication on the day of Arafat'.
    [at-Tirmidhi and Malik]

    The day of Arafat is the essence and pinnacle of Hajj. On this great and momentous day, millions of
    worshippers gather together on one plain, from every corner of the world, with only one purpose in
    mind - to respone to the call of their Creator. During this auspicious day, Allah does not refuse the
    requests of His worshippers.

    18. Dua during the month of Ramadan

    Ramadan is month full of many blessings, thus the du'a of Ramadan is a blessed one. This can be
    inferred from the Prophet (SAW) saying: 'When Ramadan comes, the Doors of Mercy (another
    narration says Paradise) are opened, and the doors of Hell are closed, and the Shaitans are locked up'
    Thus, it is clear that du'a during Ramadan has a greater chance of being accepted, as the Gates of
    Paradise and Mercy are opened. [Sahih al-Bukhari #1899 , Muslim #1079 and others]

    19. Dua when the Armies meet

    When the Muslim is facing the enemy in battle, at this critical period, the du'a of a worshipper is
    accepted.
    Sahl ibn Sa'd (RA) narrtaed the the Prophet (SAW) said: 'Two duas are never rejected, or rarely
    rejected: the du'a during the call for prayer, and the du'a during the clamity when the two armies attack
    each other' [Abu Dawud #2540 , ibn Majah, al-Hakim]

    20. When Muslims gather for the purpose of invoking and remembering Allah (Dhikrullah).

    The Prophet (SAW) said: If a group of people sit together remembering Allah, the angels will circle
    them, mercy will shroud them, peace will descend onto them and Allah will remember them among
    those with Him. [Muslim]

    21. First Ten days of Dhul-Hijjah

    The Prophet (SAW) said: 'There are no days during which good deeds are more beloved to Allah than
    during these ten days'
    [Sahih al-Bukhai #969 and others]

    22. Dua when the heart reaches out to Allah and is ready to be totally sincere

    23. At Midnight

    Abu Umamah (RA) said, the Prophet (SAW) was questioned; 'Which du'a is heard (by Allah)?' He
    answered, 'At midnight and at the end of every obligatory prayer.' [at-Tirmidhi - Hasan]

    25. Dua of people after the death of a person
    In a long hadith, Umm Salamah (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said, when Abu Salamah had
    just passed away, and had closed his eyes, 'Do not ask for yourselves anything but good, for the angels
    will say 'Ameen' to all that you ask for. O Allah, forgive Abu Salamah, and raise his ranks among those
    who are guided.' [Muslim, abu Dawud, Ahmad]

    26. Dua of the one fasting until he breaks his fast.

    The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said; Three supplications will not be rejected (by Allah (SWT)), the
    supplication of the parent for his child, the supplication of the one who is fasting, and the supplication
    of the traveler. [al-Bayhaqi, at-Tirmidhi - Sahih]

    27. Dua of the one fasting at the time of breaking fast

    The prophet (SAW) declared, 'Three men whose dua is never rejected (by Allah) are: when a fasting
    person breaks fast (in another narration, the fasting person until he breaks his fast), the just ruler and
    the one who is oppressed.'[Ahmad, at-Tirmidhi - Hasan]

    29. Dua of a just Ruler

    The prophet (SAW) declared, 'Three men whose dua is never rejected (by Allah) are: the fasting person
    until he breaks his fast (in another narration, when he breaks fast), the just ruler and the one who is
    oppressed.'[Ahmad, at-Tirmidhi - Hasan]

    30. Dua of a son or daughter obedient to his or her parents

    It is well known in the story narrated in hadith os three men who were trapped by a huge stone in a
    cave. One of them who was kind to kis parents asked Allah to remove the stone, and his du'a was
    answered. [Sahih al-Bukhari 3:36 #472]

    31. Dua immediately after wudu

    Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported that the Prophet (SAW) said: 'There is not one of you that makes wudu,
    and does it perfectly, then says: I testify that there is no diety worthy of worship except Allah. he is
    Alone, having no partners. And I bear witness that Muhammad is His slave and messenger', except that
    the eight gates of Paradise are opened for him, and he can enter into it through whichever one he
    pleases' [Muslim #234 , abu Dawud #162 , Ahmad, an-Nasa'i] Saying what has been mentioned in the
    hadith that is directly related to it (ablution)

    32. Dua after stoning the Jamarat at Hajj

    The stoning of the small Shaitan (jamrat sugra), or the middle Shaitan (jamrat wusta) pillars during
    Hajj. It is narrated that the Prophet (SAW) would stone the small Jamarah (one of the three pillars that
    is stoned in the last days of Hajj), then face the qiblah, raise his hands, and make du'a for a long time.
    He would then stone the middle Jamarah and do the same. When he stoned the large Jamarah, he would
    depart without making any du'a. [Sahih al-Bukhari #1753 and others]

    33. At the Crowing of a Rooster

    Abu Hurairah (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said: 'When you hear a rooster crowing, then ask
    Allah for His bounties, for it has seen an angel, and when you hear a donkey braying, then seek refuge
    in Allah from Shaitan, for it has seen a Shaitan' [Sahih al-Bukhari, Muslim, Ahmad, Sahih al-Jami
    #611]

    34. Du'a made inside the Ka'bah

    The Ka'bah is a sanctuary that has no comparison in the entire world. The du'a of one who prays inside
    the hijr is considered as being made inside the ka'bah, as it is part of the house (Baitullah). [This is the
    semicircle to the right of the Ka'bah if you face the door, opposite to the Yemeni corner and the Black
    stone wall.]

    Usamah ibn Zayd narrated, 'When the Prophet (SAW) entered the House (Ka'bah), he made du'a in all
    of its corners [Muslim 2: 968 and others]


    35. Du'a on the mount of Safa or Marwah during Umrah or Hajj

    It is narrated that the Prophet (SAW) would make long du'as at Safa and Marwah. [Muslim #1218 and
    others]

    36. Dua at any of the holy sites.

    37. While reciting Surah al-Fatihah

    The Prophet (SAW) said that Allah the Exalted had said: ' I have divided the prayer into two halves between Me and My servant, and My servant will receive what he asks for. When the servant says:
    Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the universe, Allah the Most High says: My servant has praised Me.
    And when he (the servant) says: The Most Compassionate, the Merciful, Allah the Most High says: My
    servant has lauded Me. When he (the servant) says: Master of the Day of Judgment, He remarks: My
    servant has glorified Me, and sometimes He will say: My servant entrusted (his affairs) to Me. When
    he (the worshipper) says: Thee do we worship and of Thee do we ask help, He (Allah) says: This is
    between Me and My servant, and My servant will receive what he asks for. Then, when he (the
    worshipper) says: Guide us to the straight path, the path of those to whom Thou hast been Gracious --
    not of those who have incurred Thy displeasure, nor of those who have gone astray, He (Allah) says:
    This is for My servant, and My servant will receive what he asks for. [Muslim 4: 395]

    38. Saying 'Ameen' during prayer

    After finishing the recitation of al-Fatihah, the saying of'Ameen' in congregation. The Prophet (SAW)
    said: 'When the Imam says 'Ameen', then recite it behind him (as well), because whoever's Ameen
    coincides with the Ameen of the angels will have all of his sins forgiven.' [Sahih al-Bukhari #780 ,
    Muslim #410 and others]

    39. While visiting the sick, and dua made by the sick

    Umm Salamah narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said: 'When you visit the sick, or the dead then say
    good, because the angels say 'Ameen' to whatever you say [Muslim #212 6]

    Ali (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) said: 'When a Muslim visits his sick Muslim brother in the
    morning, seventy thousand angels make dua for his forgiveness till the evening. And when he visits
    him in the evening, seventy thousand angels make dua for his forgiveness till the morning, and he will
    be granted a garden for it in Jannah.'
    [at-Tirmidhi, abu Dawud]

    -pray: :lailah: :insha:
    [MENTION=133616]Lavender[/MENTION]
    Last edited by Cptn._.Mario; 23-11-15, 11:23 AM.

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    Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

    jazakhallahu khairan
    very beneficial

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      Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

      That was fast! Insha Allah our Dua would be answered

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        Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

        Ameen

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          Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

          :wswrwb:

          :jkk:

          Once again another great post!

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            Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

            jazakallah khayr for this brother vent beneficial

            and Ameen to the duas

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              Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

              Wa iyakum

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                Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

                Wa alaikum assalam

                :jkk: for this I bookmarked this thread, it's a very good one
                "Let the days do as they please
                And be optimistic when destiny decrees
                Do not despair due to the events of the past
                For the events of this world were not meant to last"

                - Imam Shafi'i

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                  Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

                  Originally posted by Lavender View Post
                  Wa alaikum assalam

                  :jkk: for this I bookmarked this thread, it's a very good one
                  Wa iyyakum

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                    Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

                    :wswrwb:

                    I actually had this specific question in mind a few days ago. Glad you posted it. JazakAllahu khairan.
                    "Let the days do as they please, and be optimistic when destiny decrees. Do not despair due to the events of the past, for the events of this world were not meant to last." - Imam Shafi'i

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                      Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

                      Originally posted by Hataw View Post
                      :wswrwb:

                      I actually had this specific question in mind a few days ago. Glad you posted it. JazakAllahu khairan.
                      Wa iyyakum

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                        Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

                        bump.

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                          Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

                          :salams
                          -pray:-pray:-pray:
                          :jkk:

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                            Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

                            And between dhuhr and asr on wednesdays
                            ...And he who fears Allah - He will make for him a way out. [65:3]
                            "Put your trust in Allah, certainly, Allah loves those who put their trust (in Him)."
                            :love: [Al-Imran 3:159] :love:

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                              Re: Best times to make Supplications/Dua. Higher chance of it being granted ! [Authen

                              Originally posted by RaNdOm View Post
                              And between dhuhr and asr on wednesdays
                              :jkk:

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