Tip #1 - The realization that only Allah responds to dua (supplication).

The Daily Reminder originally shared: Tip #1 - The realization that only Allah responds to dua (supplication).

This is the essence of tawheed (monotheism), that only Allah can hear your dua and only Allah has the power to grant it.

‘Is He [not best] who responds to the desperate one when he calls upon Him and removes evil and makes you inheritors of the earth? Is there a deity with Allah? Little do you remember.’ [27:62]

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said, 'dua is worship.’ [Abu Dawud: 17:1465]

In Islam, we know that worship directed towards anyone other than Allah constitutes as shirk [i.e. making partners with Allah] and is the biggest sin which a person can commit. View full size (1440x1200) http://dlvr.it/9qp6kb