Dua: The Weapon of the Believer
In this work, the author elaborates on the status, importance, and etiquette of du’a or prayer and supplications in Islam.
In this work, the author elaborates on the status, importance, and etiquette of du'a or prayer and supplications in Islam. In the most comprehensive work yet written in English on this topic, the author discusses, amongst other matters: -The excellence and benefits of the dua. -The types of dua. -The pre-conditions that are needed in order for a dua to be accepted. -The recommended etiquette of performing dua. -The timings and situations in which the dua is more likely to be answered. -The various factors that aid or prevent a dua from being accepted. -The relationship of dua with the Divine Decree (qadr). -The wisdom behind a delayed response. This is a highly informative and essential book for every Muslim household. About the author Yasir Qadhi was born in Houston, Texas and completed his primary and secondary education in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. After completing a diploma in Arabic, he graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences. Thereafter, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology from the College of Dawah. He is currently pursuing his doctorate, in Religious Studies, at Yale University. He is also teaching at Rhodes College, in Memphis, TN. Shaykh Yasir Qadhi is the Dean of Academic Affairs at Al Maghrib Institute, the man behind the curriculum and other academically intensive programs like Ilm Summit. Shaykh Yasir is known among his students for his excellent Tajweed in both Arabic and the English language (i.e. his perfect enunciation of every letter).