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Daily Duas

Below are duas for different times and instances recited through-out the day with hadeeth references. Please click here to print all the duas.

 

Dua after waking

الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَحْيَانَا بَعْدَ مَا أَمَاتَنَا وَإِلَيْهِ النُّشُورُ

Alhamdu lillaahil-lathee ahyaanaa ba’da maa amaatanaa wa ilayhin-nushoor.

All praise is for Allah, who gave us life after having taken it from us, and unto Him is the Resurrection. (a)

Dua Posters for After Waking

Dua before sleeping

بِسْمِكَ اللَّهُمَّ  أَمُوتُ وَأَحْيَا

Bismika Allahumma amootu wa-ahyaa.

In Your name O Allah, I live and die. (1)

Dua Posters for Before Sleeping

 

Dua before eating

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ

Bismillaah.

In the name of Allah. (2)

 

Dua on forgetting the Dua before eating

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ فِي أَوَّلِهِ وَآخِرِهِ

Bismillaahi fee aw-walihi wa aakhirihi.

In the name of Allah, in its beginning and end. (3)

 

Dua on finishing eating

الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَنِي هَذَا وَرَزَقَنِيهِ مِنْ غَيْر حَوْلٍ مِنِّي وَﻻﹶ قُوَّةٍ

Alhamdu lillaahil-lathee at’amanee hathaa wa razaqa-neehi min ghayri hawlin minnee wa laa quwwatin.

All praise is for Allah, who fed me this, and provided it for me without any might or power from myself. (4)

Dua Posters for Eating

 

Before entering the bathroom

بِسْمِ اللَّه) اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْخُبْثِ وَالْخَبَاﺋِﺚِ)

Bismillaahi. Allahumma innee a’uuthubika minal khubthi wal khabaa’ith.

(In the name of Allah).O Allah, I seek refuge in You from all evil, and evil doers. (5)

 

 

After leaving the bathroom

غُفْرَانَكَ

Ghufraanaka.

I ask You (Allah) for forgiveness (6)

Dua Posters for the Bathroom

 

Entering the home

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ وَلَجْنَا، وَبِسْمِ اللَّهِ خَرَجْنَا، وَعَلَى رَبِّنَا تَوَكَّلْنَا

Bismillaahi walajnaa, wa bismillaahi kharajnaa, wa a’laa rab-binaa tawak-kalnaa.

In the name of Allah we enter, and in the name of Allah we leave, and upon our Lord we place our trust. (7)

Dua Posters for Entering the House

 

Leaving the home

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ ، تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَى اللَّهِ وَﻻﹶحَوْلَ وَﻻﹶقُوَّةَ إِﻻﱠ بِاللَّهِ

Bismillaahi tawakkaltu ‘a-lal-laahi walaa hawla walaa quwwata illaa billaah.

In the name of Allah, I place my trust in Allah, and there is no might nor power except with Allah. (8)

Dua Posters for Leaving the House

 

Before performing wudhu

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ

Bismillah

In the name of Allah. (9)

 

 

Upon completion of wudhu

أَشْهَدُ أَنْ ﻻﹶ إِلَٰهَ إِﻻﱠ اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ ﻻﹶشَريكَ لَهُ وَأَشْهَدُ أَنَّ مُحَمَّدًا عَبْدُهُ وَرَسُولُهُ

Ash-hadu an laa ilaaha illAllaahu wahdahu laa shareekalahu wa ash-hadu anna Muhammadan ‘abduhu wa rasooluhu.

I bear witness that none has the right to be worshipped except Allah, alone, without partner, and I bear witness that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. (10)

 

 

Visiting the sick

ﻻﹶبَأْسَ طَهُورٌ إِنْ شَاءَ اللَّهُ

Laa ba’sa tahoorun inshaa’Allah.

Never mind, may it (the sickness) be a purification, if Allah wills. (11)

 

 

Upon breaking fast

ذَهَبَ الظَّمَأُ ، وابْتَلَّتِ الْعُرُوقُ ، وَثَبَتَ اْﻷﹶجْرُ إِنْ شَاءَ اللَّهُ

Thaha badh-dhama'u wabtallatil-'urooqu, wa thabatal-ajru inshaa-Allaahu.

The thirst has gone, the veins are moistened, and the reward is confirmed, if Allah wills. (12)

 

 

Sneezing

When one of you sneezes he should say :

الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ

Alhamdu lillaahi.

All praise is for Allah. (13)

 
..and his brother or companion answers with...

يَرْحَمُكَ اللَّهُ

Yar hamu kal-laahu.

May Allah have mercy upon you. (13)

Dua Posters for Sneezing

 

Morning Dua

اللَّهُمَّ بِكَ أَصْبَحْنَا، وَبِكَ أَمْسَيْنَا ، وَبِكَ نَحْيَا وَبِكَ  نَمُوتُ، وَإِلَيْكَ النُّشُورُ

Allaahum-ma bika asbahnaa wa bika amsaynaa, wa bika nahyaa wa bika namootu, wa ilaykan-nushoor.

O Allah, by Your leave we have reached the morning and by Your leave we have reached the evening, by Your leave we live and die and unto You is our resurrection. (14)

 

 

Evening Dua

اللَّهُمَّ بِكَ أَمْسَيْنَا ، وَبِكَ أَصْبَحْنَا ، وَبِكَ نَحْيَا وَبِكَ نَمُوتُ ، وَإِلَيْكَ الْمَصِيرُ

Allaahum-ma bika amsaynaa, wa bika asbahnaa, wa bika nahyaa wa bika namootu, wa ilaykal maser.

O Allah, by Your leave we have reached the evening and by Your leave we have reached the morning, by Your leave we live and die and unto You is our return. (15)

Dua print-out for Morning and Evening

 

 

Dua after prayer

أَسْتَغْفِر اللَّهَ

Astaghfirullah.

I ask Allah for forgiveness (three times). (16)

 

اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ اﻟﺴﳲﻼﹶمُ وَمِنْكَ اﻟﺴﳲﻼﹶمُ تَبَارَكْتَ يَاذَا الْجَلَﺍلِ وَاﻹﹺكْرَامِ

Allaahum-ma anta as-salaamu wa minka as-salaamu tabaarakta yaa thal jalaali wal-ikraam.

O Allah, You are As-Salaam (The One free from all defects and deficiencies) and from You is all peace, blessed are You, O Possessor of majesty and honour. (16)

Dua Print-out for After Salaam

 
 

 

 

Ahaadeeth Sources

(a) Al-Bukhari with Al-Fath 11/113 and Muslim 4/2083.

(1) Al-Bukhari with Al-Fath 11/113 and Muslim 4/2083.

(2) Abu Dawud 3/347 and At-Tirmidhi 4/288 and see: Sahih At-Tirmidhi 2/167.

(3) Abu Dawud 3/347 and At-Tirmidhi 4/288 and see: Sahih At-Tirmidhi 2/167.

(4) Abu Dawud, At Tirmidhi and Ibn Maajah, see ‘Irwaa Al-Ghaleel 7/47.

(5) Al-Bukhari 1/45 and Muslim 1/283. The wording in brackets is related by Sa’eed Ibn Mansur, see: Al-Fath 1/244.

(6) Abu Dawud, At-Tirmidhi and Ibn Maajah.

(7) Abu Dawud with a Sahih isnaad 4/325.

(8) Abu Dawud 4/325 and At-Tirmidhi 5/490, see: Sahih At-Tirmidhi 3/151.

(9) Abu Dawud, Ibn Maajah, and Ahmad, see: ‘Irwaa Al-Ghaleel 1/22.

(10) Muslim. 1/209.

(11) Al-Bukhari with Al-Fath 10/118.

(12) Abu Dawud 2/306 and others. See: Sahih Al-Jaami’ 4/206.

(13) Al-Bukhari 7/125.

(14) At-Tirmidhi 5/466 and see: Sahih At-Tirmidhi 3/142.

(15) At-Tirmidhi 5/466 and see: Sahih At-Tirmidhi 3/142.

(16) Muslim 1/414.