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VIDEO: Watch Your Tongue When Speaking to The One – Adab of Du’a 08

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 video, Shaykh Faraz continues to explain the facilitative conditions and etiquettes of making du’a. Amongst these etiquettes is to make sure one knows the meaning of the du’a one is reading, and to avoid errors in pronunciation and speech as much as one is able.


It is from a series of short talks in which 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 by Shaykh al Islam Zakariyya al Ansari.

The text is divided into the 11 concise, apt sections described below.

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 mannersdua_hands
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

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Previous posts:

The Life of Shaykh al Islam Zakariyya al Ansari – Adab of Du’a 01

The Reality of Du’a and Turning to Allah – Adab of Du’a 02 

Make Du’a or Leave It to Allah – Adab of Du’a 03

Is Making Du’a from Contentment Or Resentment? – Adab of Du’a 04

The Do’s and Don’ts of Du’a – Adab of Du’a 05

 The Art of Asking for High Matters – Adab of Du’a 06 

Certainty In Divine Response – Adab of Du’a 07