Yasir Qadhi – Dua [The Weapon of The Believer] – Part 03 of 04

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi extrapolates for us the recommended timings of Dua, the factors that increase and decrease the chance of getting a Dua accepted.

The recommended timings of Dua:

  • Dua in the last third of the night.
  • Dua when the Adhan is called.
  • Dua between the Adhan And the Iqamah.
  • Dua while prostrating.
  • After Al Fatihah.
  • Dua during the Night of Decree.
  • Dua at Safa and Marwa.
  • Dua on the Day of Arafah.

Conditions during which Dua is answered:

  • The person who has been wronged.
  • The one in severe circumstances.
  • After a calamity.
  • The traveller.
  • The father against or for his son.
  • The one who is fasting or performing Hajj, Umrah or Jihad.

The factors that increase the chances of a Dua being answered:

  • Utmost sincerity and expecting the best from Allah.
  • Doing good deeds and fulfilling the rights of the parents.
  • Repenting from previous sins.
  • Dua at holy places.
  • Humility 

The factors that decrease the chances or prevent the Dua from being answered:

  • Haram Sustenance
  • Sins
  • Being hasty and becoming tired.
  • Asking for something prohibited.
  • Abandoning the etiquette of Dua.