This is the final lecture in the series of discussions about “Dua in the light of Quran & Ahlul Bait (a.s)”.
We can categorise duas in the Quran from different angles. For example, some duas in the Quran are for oneself, such as …
There is plenty of emphasis on including salawaat of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) and his Ahlul Bait (a.s) in our dua,
In the past couple of discussions, we focused on the conditions and manners and etiquette of making dua. We focused on these…
The last condition we discussed was softening of the hearts and tears as very important factors in the acceptance of duas (lecture 7).
Tauheed and Ma’rifat of Allah (SWT) is the first condition of dua, and we explained that what is unique is that the Ahlul Bait (a.s)
Dua is a full-fledged institution in the Holy Quran and Ahlul Bait (a.s) and it has so many details and angles to explore. Therefore, the Holy Quran and Ahlul Bait (a.s) teach us that dua has manners, conditions and a certain set of rules.
The question which comes into our minds is whether this dua is sufficient, and we therefore do not need to do anything?
It is narrated that our 6th Imam of Ahlul Bait (a.s), Imam Jafar Sadiq (a.s), said that you cannot get closer to Allah (SWT) through any means better than dua
First of all, let us explore the literal meaning of dua in the Arabic language. Dua has various meanings in Arabic