|72 hadith found in 'Prayer (Kitab Al-Salat): Detailed Injunctions about Witr' of Sunan Abu-Dawud.|
| 1469 || Narrated Sa'd ibn Ubadah: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: No man recites the Qur'an, then forgets it, but will meet Allah on the Day of Judgment in a maimed condition (or empty-handed, or with no excuse).
|| 1474 || Narrated An-Nu'man ibn Bashir: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: Supplication (du'a') is itself the worship. (He then recited:) "And your Lord said: Call on Me, I will answer you" (xI.60).
|| 1475 || Narrated Sa'd ibn AbuWaqqas: Ibn Sa'd said: My father (Sa'd ibn AbuWaqqas) heard me say: O Allah, I ask Thee for Paradise, its blessings, its pleasure and such-and-such, and such-and-such; I seek refuge in Thee from Hell, from its chains, from its collars, and from such-and-such, and from such-and-such. He said: I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) say: There will be people who will exaggerate in supplication. You should not be one of them. If you are granted Paradise, you will be granted all what is good therein; if you are protected from Hell, you will be protected from what is evil therein.
|| 1476 || Narrated Fudalah ibn Ubayd,: The Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) heard a person supplicating during prayer. He did not mention the greatness of Allah, nor did he invoke blessings on the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him). The Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) said: He made haste. He then called him and said either to him or to any other person: If any of you prays, he should mention the exaltation of his Lord in the beginning and praise Him; he should then invoke blessings on the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him); thereafter he should supplicate Allah for anything he wishes.
|| 1480 || Narrated Abdullah ibn Abbas: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: Do not cover the walls. He who sees the letter of his brother without his permission, sees Hell-fire. Supplicate Allah with the palms of your hands; do not supplicate Him with their backs upwards. When you finish supplication, wipe your faces with them.
|| 1481 || Narrated Malik ibn Yasar as-Sakuni, al-Awfi: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: When you make requests to Allah, do so with the palms of your hands, and not backs, upwards.
|| 1482 || Narrated Anas ibn Malik: I saw the Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) supplicating Allah in this manner with the palms of his hands and also with their backs upwards.
|| 1483 || Narrated Salman al-Farsi: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: Your Lord is munificent and generous, and is ashamed to turn away empty the hands of His servant when he raises them to Him.
|| 1484 || Narrated Abdullah ibn Abbas: Ikrimah quoted Ibn Abbas as saying: When asking for something you should raise your hands opposite to your shoulders; when asking for forgiveness you should point with one finger; and when making an earnest supplication you should spread out both your hands.
|| 1487 || Narrated Yazid ibn Sa'id al-Kindi: When the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) made supplication (to Allah) he would raise his hands and wipe his face with his hands.