Du’a at the time of iftar

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Is it recorded in any Hadith that du’as are accepted at the time of iftar? Also, please specify the authenticity.



Yes. Here under are Hadiths on this topic:

1) Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr ibnul ‘As reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The fasting person’s du’a at the time of iftar is not rejected.”

(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 1753. ‘Allamah Busiri has declared the chain authentic. Zawaid Ibn Majah, Hadith: 594)


In fact, Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr would gather his family and children and make du’a at iftar time.

(Musnad Abi Dawud At Tayalisi, Hadith: 2376)


2) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “…The supplication of three people are not rejected, [the second person being] the fasting person at iftar…”

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2526, Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 7387)


Also see here.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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