Morning and evening

Alhamdu lillahil ladhe ahyaana ba'da ma amaatana wa ilayhin nushur

Praise be to Allah Who gives us life after He has caused us to die and unto Him is the Return
[Sahih al-Bukhari]

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La ilaha ilAllahu wah-dahu la sharika lahu, lahul Mulku, wa lahul Hamd, wa Huwa ala kulli shaiy'in Qadeer. SubhanAllahi, wal-Hamdu lillahi, wa la illaha ilAllahu, waAllahu Akbar, wa la Hawla wa la Quwwata illa Billahil 'aliyyal 'a dh eem, Rabbighfirli.

There is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, Who has no Partner. His is the dominion and to Him belongs all Praise, and He is able to do all things. Glory be unto Allah. Praise be to Allah. There is none worthy of worship but Allah. Allah is the Greatest. There is no Might and Power except by Allah's leave, the Exhalted, the Mighty. My Lord, Forgive me.


Alhamdu lillahil-ladhi aafaani fi jasadi, wa radda 'alaiyya ruhee, wa 'adhina li bidhikriki

Praise be to Allah Who gave Strength to my body and returned my soul to me and permitted me to remember Him.


When looking into a mirror


Allahumma anta Hassanta khalqi fa-hassin khuluqi, waharrim wajhi 'al-an-naar. Alhamdulilahil-lathi sawwa khalqi fa'adalah, wakarrama suurata wajhi fa'ahsanaha, waja'alna minal-Muslimeen

O Allah! You made my physical constitution good so make my disposition good too and keep my face safe from the hellfire. Praise be to Allah Who fashioned and made me proportionate, and honoured my face and made me of the Muslims
[ibn Hibban, at-Tabarani]


Upon Eating

Allahumma barik lana fima razaqtana, waqina adhab-an naar. Bismillah

O Allah! Bless (the food) you provided us and save us from the punishment of the fire. In the Name of Allah.
[ibn as-Sunni]

Upon forgetting to say the du'a:


Bismillahi fi awwalihi wa akhirihi

[abu Dawud 3:347, at-Tirmidhi 4:288]

Upon completing the meal

Alhamdulilahil la dh i a' t amana, wa saqana, waja'alana muslimeen.

Praise be to Allah Who has fed us, and given us drink, and made us Muslims
[abu Dawud, at-Tirmidhi, an-Nasa'i, ibn Majah]

Alhamdulilahil la dh i a' t amana hadha warazaq-aanihi, min ghairi hawlin minni, wa la quwwattin

Praise be to Allah, who has fed us this food, and sustained me with it when I was unable to do it Powerless.
[at-Tirmidhi, abu Dawud, ibn Majah]

After drinking milk

Allahumma barik lana fihi wa zidna minhu.

O Allah! Grant us blessing in it and grant us more of it
[at-Tirmidhi 5:506]

When dining at someone's invitation

Allahumma barik lahum feema razaqtahum, waghfir lahum warhamhum

O Allah! Bless for them, that which You have provided them, forgive them and have mercy upon them
[Muslim 3:1615]

When offered an invitation to drink

Allahumma 'at-im man 'at-amni wasqi man saqani

O Allah! Feed those who have fed me and satiate those who have satiated me
[Muslim 3:126]

When drinking Zam-Zam water

Allahumma inni as'aluka ilman naaf-a'n wa rizqan wasii'an wa shifa-'an min kulli da'i

O Allah! I seek of You beneficial knowledge, plentiful provision, and cure from all diseases.
When drinking Zamzam, Ibn Abbas (radiAllahu anhu) used to recite the following du'a


Du'as for the restroom

Entering the restroom


Allahumma inni a'udhu bika minal-khubuthi wal-khaba-ith

Oh Allah! I seek refuge in You from male and female devils
[Sahih al-Bukhari; 1:45, Muslim; 1:283; al-Asqalani's Fath al-Bari; 1:244]

Exiting the restroom



I seek Your Forgiveness
[abu Dawud, ibn Majah, at-Tirmidhi]


Upon completing wudu


Ash-hadu ana-la ilaha illAllah, wahdahu la shareeka lahu, wa-anna Muammadan abduhu wa-rasuuluhu

I testify that there is No God but Allah, alone without partners, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger.
[Muslim; 1:209]


Allahummaj 'alni min at-tawwabeen waj'alni min al-mutatahhireen

O Allah! Make me among those who are Repentant and of those who purify themselves
[Muslim, at-Tirmidhi; 1:78]

During wudu, you can recite this dua:


Allahummaghfirli dhanbi, wa wassi'li fee daari, wa barik lee fi rizqi

O Allah! Forgive my sins, grant me expansion in my home and bless my livelihood


After the Adhan


Allahumma rabba haaihid-dawatit-tamma, was-salaatil-qaa-ima, aati Muammadan al-waseelata wal-faDeela, wa-bathhu maqaamam mahmuudan-il-laee waattah

O Allah! Lord of this perfect call and the established prayer! Grant Muhammad the privilege of intercession (on the Day of Judgment) and superiority, and take him to the exalted place You have promised him
[Sahih al-Bukhari]


Upon Going to the Masjid


Allahumma-jal fee qalbee nuura, wa-fee baSaree nuura, wa-fee samee nuura, wa-ay-yameenee nuura, wa-ay-yasaari nuura, wa-fawqee nuura, wa-tahtee nuura, wa-amaamee nuura, wakhalfee nuura, wajal lee nuuraa

O Allah! Let there be light in my heart, light in my eye-sight, light in my hearing, light on my right, light on my left, light above me, light under me, light in front of me and light behind me, and provide me with light
[Sahih al-Bukhari; 11:116:6316, Muslim; 1:526, 529-530]


Upon entering the Masjid


bismillahi was-salaatu was-salaamu ala rasuulillah. Allahumma-ftah li abwaba ramatik

In the Name of Allah; may His prayers and peace be upon Allah's Messenger. O Allah! Open for me the gates of Your mercy.
[ibn as-Sunni: 38, abu Dawud 1:126, Muslim; 1:494, ibn Majah 1:128-9]


Upon exiting the Masjid


bismil-lahi(i) was-salatu was-salaamu alaa rasuulil-laahi. Allahumma inni as-aluka mi fadlik

In the name of Allah, and may His blessings and peace be upon Allah's Messenger. O Allah! I am asking You to give me from Your Bounty
[Muslim; 1:494, ibn Majah 1:128-9]


Upon dressing


Bismillahi, al-la dh i, La illaha illa huwa

In the Name of Allah. There is no God but He.
[to be recited when undressing]
[ibn as-Sunni]

Alhamdulilahil-la dh i kasaani haa dh a (ath-thawba) wa razaqanihi min ghairi hawlim-minni wa la qawwah

Praise be to Allah who has clothed me with this (garment) and provided it for me, through which I was powerless myself and incapable.
[to be recited when dressing]
[sahih al-Bukhari, Muslim, abu Dawud, ibn Majah, at-Tirmidhi]

When wearing new clothes:


Allahumma inni as'aluka min khairihi wa khairi ma huwa lah. Wa a'udhu bika min sharri wa sharri ma huwa lah

O Allah! I ask You (for) the good in it and the good for which it is made. And I seek Your Protection from the evil in it and the evil for which it is made.
[ibn as-Sunni]

Said to someone who is wearing new clothes:


Tubli wa yukhliful lahu ta'ala.

May you wear it out and Allah replace it (with another).
[abu Dawud 4:41]


Upon exiting the Home


Bismillah, Tawwakaltu ala-Allah, wa la hawla wa la quwwata illa billah

In the name of Allah, I place my trust in Allah, and there is no might nor power except with Allah.
[abu Dawud; 4:325, at-Tirmidhi 5:490]


Allahumma inni a'udhubika an adh-dhilla, aw udhalla, aw azzilla, aw uzzalla, aw a dh lima, aw u dh lama, aw ajhala aw yujhala 'alayya

O Allah! I take refuge with You lest I should stray or be led astray, or slip or be tripped, or oppress or be oppressed, or behave foolishly or be treated foolishly.
[abu Dawud, ibn Majah, Nasa'i, at-Tirmidhi]


Upon entering the Home


Bismillahi walajnaa, wa bismillahi kharajnaa, wa 'ala Rabbinaa Tawakkalna

In the name of Allah we enter and in the name of Allah we leave, and upon our Lord we place our trust.
[abu Dawud; 4:325, Muslim 2018]


Upon Travelling


SubhanAll-ladhi, sakh-khara lana, haatha, wa-ma kunna lahu mukrineen. Wa inna ila Rubbina lamunqalibuun

Glory be to Him who has subjected these to our (use), for we could never have accomplished this (by ourselves). And to our Lord, surely must we return.
[Qur'an; 43:13]

Allahumma bika asool, wa bika ajool, wa bika aseer. Allahumma inna as'aluka fi safarina hadhal-birra wat-taqwah, wa minal 'amali ma tardha. Allahumma hawwin 'alaiyna safarana hadha waTwi 'anna bu'dahu. Allahumma antas- S aahibu fis-safari, wal-khalifatu fil-ahli. Allahumma inni a'udhu bika min wa'tha'is-safar, wa ka'abtil-man dh ari, wa soo'il-munqalabi fil-ahli wa-maali, wal-walad

O Allah! It is with Your Help that I struggle, move and walk. O Allah! I ask You on this our journey for goodness and piety, and for deeds that are acceptable to You. O Allah! Lighten this journey for us and make its distance easy (short) for us. O Allah! You are our Companion on the road and The Guardian-Protector of the household. O Allah! I seek refuge in You from this journey's hardships, and from the disagreeable sights in store and from finding my family and property and children in misfortune upon returning.
[Muslim: 2:998, Ahmad]


Upon Waking up

Alhamdulilahil-ladhi ahyaana ba'da ma amaatana, wa ilayhin nushuur

All praise is for Allah who gave us life after having taken it from us and unto Him is the return.
[Sahih al-Bukhari; al-Asqalani in Fath al-Bari; 11:113, Muslim: 4:2083]


Upon Reitiring to Sleep


Bismika Rabbi wad'atu janbi wa bika arfa'a'hu. Fa'in amsakta nafsi faghfir laha. Wa'in arsaltaha fahfadh-ha bima tahfadhu bihi 'iibadakas-salihiin

In Your Name, O Lord, I lay my side (to sleep). And by (Your leave) I raise it up. So if You take away my soul (during sleep) forgive it, and if You send it back (after sleep) protect it even as You Protect Your pious servants.
[Sahih al-Bukhari;, Muslim, abu Dawud, at-Tirmidhi, an-Nasa'i, ibn Majah]