10 Best Times For Dua Acceptance

Almost Allah answers all the duas that you make with good intentions during anytime. But there are certain specific times which He loves to hear from us. These are dua acceptance times.

Time for dua acceptance

10 best dua acceptance times:

The below are the 10 best listed times when your dua don't go unanswered.

1. At the end of obligatory fard prayers.

According to the hadith of Abu Umaamah, Prophet Muhammad said the dua at the end of fard prayers is heard. Here is the following hadith:
O Messenger of Allaah, which du’aa’ is heard?” He said: “In the last third of the night, and following the prescribed prayers.” 
-Al-Tirmidhi, 3499. 


2. Dua Made Between Adhaan & Qiyam.

The period between the adhaan and call to prayer is known as iqaamah. This is the preferred time for dua acceptance.

It is narrated in a saheeh report that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:
A dua offered between the adhaan and iqaamah is not rejected.”
-Abu Dawood (521) and al-Tirmidhi (212).

3. Dua Following Tahajjud Prayer.

Make your dua at the end of tahajjud prayer.

Tahajjud namaz is one of the non-obligatory prayers which one should pray in the later part of the night after getting some sleep.

4. Make Dua During Raining.

Make dua when it rains as evident from the below hadith. 

There are two which will not be rejected: du’aa’ at the time of the call (to prayer) and when it is raining.”
-Narrated by Abu Dawood and classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in Saheeh al-Jaami’ (3078).


5. After Reciting The Quran.

Dua you make after completion of the Holy Quran or after having recited a portion of the Holy Quran is accepted.

6. When having Zamzam water.

The sixth  best to make dua is while drinking Zamzam water.

It was narrated from Jaabir (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:
Zamzam water is for that for which it is drunk.
-Narrated by Ahmad and classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in Saheeh al-Jaami’, 5502.

7. While traveling.

Make dua when you are in a journey as it is also the good time for dua acceptance.

It was narrated in a Saheeh report that our Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:
There are three prayers that are not rejected: the prayer of a father for his child, the prayer of the fasting person and the prayer of the traveller.
-Narrated by al-Bayhaqi; see Saheeh al-Jaami’, 2032; al-Saheehah, 1797.


8. Dua at the time of death.

When a person reaches his final breath - Dua Made either by person dying or by persons around him is accepted. The prayer of people after the soul of the deceased has been taken.
According to the hadith, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) entered upon Abu Salamah (after he had died) and his eyes were open. He closed them and said:
When the soul is taken, the gaze follows it.” Some of his family got upset and he said: “Do not pray for anything but good for yourselves, for the angels say Ameen to whatever you say.
-Narrated by Muslim, 2732.


9. Dua during certain time on Friday.

At a certain time on Friday, when we make dua, Allah answers it. 

The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) mentioned Friday and said:
During it there is a time when a Muslim slave does not stand and pray and ask Allah for something, but He will give it to him,” and he gestured with his hand to indicate how short that time is.
-Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 935; Muslim, 852.


10. During specific times in Ramadan.

Dua Made during Suhoor time when keeping fast and iftaar time when breaking the fast. Dua made In Laylat al-Qadar in Ramadan doesn't go rejected.

It was narrated that ‘Aa’ishah asked the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him):
If I know what night is Laylat al-Qadar, what should I say during it?” He said: “Say: Allaahumma innaka ‘afuwwan tuhibb ul-‘afwa fa’fu ‘anni (O Allaah, You are forgiving and love forgiveness, so forgive me).”


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