An unknown bedouin man was making a dua in the mosque when Prophet Muhammad (SAW) heard this mind blowing dua that amazed the Prophet!
If the Prophet made that dua more frequently than any other dua, then what then for us? Does the Prophet fear hypocrisy? Does he fear that his heart will be turned in any other direction? What about us then? If that was the most frequent dua of the Prophet…
That is what Laylatul Qadr is. It is a night of peacefulness and mercy. The Night of our Lives. It is the Night that can get us forgiven for every sin we have committed. The Night which can guarantee us a spot in paradise.
There are lot of people who try to seek the night of decree on the 27th of Ramadan simply because it did occur on the 27th before. There are narrations for it but there are also narrations for other nights. The scholars said that this is something with wisdom…
In this entire amazing great night, for the Prophet to say this short sentence and dua must have an amazing value. But there’s a secret to that dua that the Prophet did not mention the name the All Forgiving, rather he used Allah’s name Al-Afuw (The Pardoner).
Dua is the direct communication tool available for us to place a request, ask a need to be fulfilled from the one who will answer: Allah. It is an act of worship as the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “Dua (supplication) is worship.” (Abu Dawud)
If you feel the closeness of Allah, you achieve peace. It protects you from evil, it gives you the hope, it makes you the person who is looking forward to worshiping Allah, who is looking forward to seeking forgiveness. Any problem you have, who do you call out to first? Allah.
A short reminder regarding the recommended times of dua. And I think what you need to know here is that the recommended times of dua or recommended things that can cause your dua to be accepted, can be divided into two sort of large groups.
The supplication of a Muslim for his (Muslim) brother in his absence will certainly be answered. Every time he makes a supplication for good for his brother, the angel appointed for this particular task says: ‘Ameen! May it be for you, too.
Allah has made beautiful promises to the believers in the Quran, how then can we be sad when one of our duas is not answered. We should instead strive for righteousness, enjoining good and forbidding evil, remembering the promises of Allah for His slaves…