Fatwa ID: 04706
Answered by: Mufti Muhammad Adnan
What is the best time to make a du’a?
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
The times at which supplications are accepted are as follows:
The last third of the night, between Adhan and Iqamah, an hour on Friday (between Asr and Maghrib), while drinking Zamzam water, whilst prostrating, at the end of the obligatory Salah, the night of ‘Qadr’ (Decree), during the rain, the one who is suffering injustice and oppression, the traveller, the parent’s supplication for their child, dua after praising Allah and giving salat on the Prophet (SAW) in the tashahhud at the end of salah, the dua of a Muslim for his absent brother or sister Muslim stemming from the heart, dua on the day of Arafat, dua during the month of Ramadan, dua when the armies meet, when Muslims gather for the purpose of invoking and remembering Allah (Dhikrullah), first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, dua when the heart reaches out to Allah and is ready to be totally sincere, dua of people after the death of a person, dua of the one fasting at the time of breaking fast, dua of a just Ruler, dua of a son or daughter obedient to his or her parents, dua immediately after wudu, dua after stoning the Jamarat at Hajj, dua at the crowing of a Rooster, du’a on the mount of Safa or Marwah during Umrah or Hajj, dua at any of the holy sites, whilst visiting the sick, and dua made by the sick.
Only Allah Ta’ala knows best
Written by Mufti Muhammad Adnan
Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah
Darul Ifta Birmingham