islamic topics

Making dua to Allah is not an option, but a necessity

The Importance of Making Dua

For those of us who only use dua when we are in dire need or difficulty, the reminders in this post prove that we should NEVER let go of making dua to Allah. This is because making dua lets us seek Allah’s attention. Furthermore, dua similar to prayers is an act of worship that we simply can’t ignore. Taking it another step, by us not making Dua makes Allah angry.

Click here to get popular 100+ Du’as from Quran and Hadith

Consider the following sayings of Allah and the prophet:

Seeking Allah’s attention

Allah says in the Quran:

Allah listens to Dua

“Say (O Muhammad (SAW) to the disbelievers): My Lord pays attention to you only because of your invocation to Him. But now you have indeed denied (Him). So the torment will be yours for ever (inseparable permanent punishment).”

(Quran, Surah Al-Furqaan, Verse 77)

Dua is considered as an act of worship

The Prophet (SAW) said:

“Dua is worship.”

[Narrated by Al-Tirmidhi, 3372; Abu Dawood, 1479; Ibn Maajah, 3828; classed as Saheeh by Al-Albaani in Saheeh Al-Tirmidhi, 2590]

Al-Tirmidhi narrated that Al-Nu’maan ibn Basheer (RA) said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (SAW) say on the minbar:

islam on What is Ramadan? An Introduction

“Dua is worship.” Then he recited the verse (interpretation of the meaning): “And your Lord said: Invoke Me [i.e. believe in My Oneness (Islamic Monotheism) and ask Me for anything] I will respond to your (invocation)…”

[Al-Tirmidhi said: a Saheeh hasan hadith]

Not making Dua makes Allah angry

The Prophet (SAW) said:

“Whoever does not ask of Allah, He becomes angry with him.”

[Classed as hasan by Al-Albaani. Saheeh Sunan Al-Tirmidhi, 2686]

We, therefore, should not wait to build that relationship with Allah that one can build through the channel of Dua. We should ask Allah often, even if it’s just forgiveness for our sins and thanking Him for his bounties.

Again, remember – ask Allah as often as you can.

Source: Power of Dua

dua for success Allah

Go Back to the Dua Page

Message to our readers ==> has been communicating the message of Islam to Muslims and non-Muslims for the past 10 years. You have an opportunity to support these efforts by subscribing to our services.

Over the years, millions of readers have benefited from our content and ongoing communications. You can see it in their comments on the blog as well as on our Facebook page. is funded by certain individuals, who put in their personal time and effort to get the peaceful message of Islam to every nook and corner of the world.  However, due to rising costs, this has become more difficult recently and this is where you can help to continue to operate. Your mere support of $6.99 per month can help us create and bring more useful Islamic content for you. You can also make a one time contribution of any amount. 

Click on the ‘subscribe’ button below to support with a support membership! JazakAllah Khair!


Note: Click here to read more Islamic stories from the Quran and get access to best Dua books in these publications.

dua quran hadith

islam and quran

3 comments… add one
  • aisha

    Alhamdullilah, it’s really educative. jazakallahu khairan

  • alhamdulillah,Allah’s heights is to be recognised from our own experiences……itz in the for of trials………do dua to get strength to face those trials spiritually

  • Anonymous


Leave a Comment