Hadith on Dua: The Prophet supplicates and asks three times

Ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, when he would supplicate, he would supplicate three times, and when he would ask Allah, he would ask three times.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1794

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ ابْنِ مَسْعُودٍ قَالَ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِذَا دَعَا دَعَا ثَلَاثًا وَإِذَا سَأَلَ اللَّه سَأَلَ ثَلَاثًا

1794 صحيح مسلم كتاب الجهاد والسير باب ما لقي النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم من أذى المشركين والمنافقين