The Reality and Etiquettes of Supplication: A Reader

“I answer the prayer of the suppliant when he crieth unto Me”[2:186]

The Reality of Supplication

Why is Supplication (dua) Considered Worship in Islam?

What’s the Point in Supplicating?

Can Supplication Change Destiny?


Struggling to Have Children: Ten Key Etiquettes of Du’a

How Should the Hands Be Held During Supplication?

Supplicating in Prostration

Are Supplications Made After the Entire Qur’an Has Been Recited Considered Accepted By Allah?

Lecture on the Reality and Etiquettes of Du’a

Allah Most High says, “I am near – I answer the call of the one who calls upon me” (2:186).

Yet, many of us wonder: Are my du’as being answered? Is there a certain du’a I have to read for each of my concerns? Do my du’as have to be in Arabic?

In this series of short talks, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the reality of du’a (supplication) and how to turn to Allah. It is based on a classical text on the same subject.

Sections covered:

1. The reality of du’a
2. Our being called on to make du’a
3. The great virtue of du’a
4. The integrals of supplication, its wings, and its means
5. The conditions of supplication
6. Its proper manners
7. The times of du’a and the state in which it should be made
8. Signs of acceptance of du’a
9. Explaining the religious ruling of du’a
10. Some encompassing supplications
11. Explaining what the greatest Divine Name is

You can see these lessons here.

Supplication and Intermediaries

Tawassul: Supplicating Allah through an Intermediary

Is It Permissible to Make Tawassul Through Awliya (Saints)?

Various Supplications

How Does One Perform The Prayer Of Need (salat al-haja)?

Supplication for Those Who Want to Memorize the Qur’an

Is There a Special Supplication to Recite to Overcome Laziness?

Supplication for Overcoming Difficulty

What Are Some Prophetic Supplications That Can Help Me Deal With Trials in My Life?

What Supplication Can I Recite to Get a Good Night’s Sleep?

Prophetic Supplication For Moving to a New House

Invocations To Bear Children

Supplications for Having Children and For Dealing With Pain

Supplication for a Spouse

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