[For] every supplication you make to your Lord, you will not be disappointed…
He then uttered this dhikr, and asked Allaah to make firm the Qur.aan in his heart; thereafter, he never forgot the Qur.aan.
Oh Abaa Sa’eed, indeed I heard you supplicating this night for the ones who oppressed you, until I wished to be amongst them. What led you to do this?
Whoever utters the [legislated] morning and evening supplications, and then blows into his cupped hands, and thereafter wipes his hands over his body – is doing this something which is legislated?
Every day, my father would read a seventh [of the Qur.aan], and he would take a very light sleep after ‘Ishaa. He would then [awake and] stand [the night] in prayer and supplicate until the morning.