The Prophetic Etiquette of Calling on God

Imam al-Ghazali on Invocations and Supplications

  1. Finding a good time
  2. Being in a good state
  3. Facing Makkah
  4. Hands up high
  5. Not too loud or quiet
  6. Avoiding extravagant language
  7. Having hope and fear
  8. Having firm faith in a response
  9. Repeating a request three times
  10. Beginning with the glorification of God
  11. Beginning with repentance