Du'a, remember Him, so He will remember you

"Du'a is (the essence of) worship" - Prophet (SAWS)

Fortress of a Muslim

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

[Pg. 2] Supplications for when you wake up

[Pg. 2] Invocation when getting dressed

[Pg. 2] Invocation when putting on new clothes

[Pg. 2] Invocations for someone who has put on new clothes

[Pg. 2] What to say when undressing

[Pg. 3] Invocation for entering the restroom

[Pg. 3] Invocation for leaving the restroom (bathroom/toilet)

[Pg. 3] What to say before performing ablution

[Pg. 3] What to say upon completing ablution

[Pg. 3] What to say when leaving the home

[Pg. 3] What to say when entering the home

[Pg. 3] Invocation for going to the mosque

[Pg. 3] Invocation for entering the mosque

[Pg. 3] Invocation for leaving the mosque

What to say upon hearing the Athan/Azan (call to prayer)

Invocations for the beginning of the prayer

Invocations during Ruku (bowing in prayer)

Invocations for rising from the Ruku

Invocations during Sujood

Invocations for sitting between two prostrations

Invocation against the distractions of Satan during the prayer and recitation of the Quran

Supplications for prostrations due to recitation of the Quran

Invocation for At-Tashahhud (sitting in prayer)

How to recite blessings on the Prophet after the Tashahhud

Invocations after the final Tashahhud and before ending the prayer

What to say after completing the prayer

Istikharah (seeking Allah’s Counsel)

Words of remembrance for morning and evening

What to say before sleeping

Invocation to say if you stir in the night

What to say if you are afraid to go to sleep or feel lonely and depressed

What to do if you have a bad dream or nightmare

Invocations for Qunut in the Witr prayer

What to say immediately following the Witr prayer

Invocations in times of worry and grief

Invocations for anguish

Invocations for when you meet an adversary or a powerful ruler

Invocations against the oppression of rulers

Invocation against an enemy

What to say if you fear people may harm you

Invocations for if you are stricken by in your faith

Invocations for the settling of a debt

Invocation for when you find something becoming difficult for you

What to say and do if you commit a sin

Invocations against the Devil and his whisperings

Invocation for when something you dislike happens, or for when you fail to achieve what you attempt

Congratulations for new parents and how they should respond

How to seek Allah's protection for children

Invocations for visiting the sick

The reward for visiting the sick

Invocations of the terminally ill

What to encourage the dying person to say

Invocation for when tragedy strikes

Invocation for closing the eyes of the dead

Invocations for the dead in the Funeral prayer

Invocation for the bereaved

Invocations for a child in the Funeral prayer

Invocation to be recited when placing the dead in his grave

Invocation to be recited after burying the dead

Invocation for visiting the graves

Invocations for when the wind blows

Invocation for when it thunders

Some invocations for rain

Invocation for when it rains

Supplication after it rains

Invocation for the withholding of the rain

Invocation for sighting the new moon

Invocations for breaking the fast

Invocations before eating

Invocations after eating


A dinner guest's invocation for his host

Invocation for someone who gives you drink or offers it to you

Invocation for a family who invites you to break your fast with them

Invocation for someone who offers you food when you are fasting, which you decline

What to say when you are fasting and someone is rude to you

Invocation for when you see the first dates of the season

Invocation for sneezing

What to say to the disbeliever if he sneezes and praises Allah

Invocation for the groom

The groom's invocation and what he says upon purchasing an animal

Invocation to be recited before intercourse

Invocation for anger

What to say if you see someone afflicted by misfortune

What to say while sitting in an assembly

The Expiation of Assembly - Kaffaratul-Majlis

Invocation for someone who says: غَفَـرَ اللهُ لَكَ "May Allah forgive you"

Invocation for someone who does good to you

Invocation for Allah's protection from the False Messiah

Invocation for someone who tells you: : أُحِبُّك لِلَّهِ "I love you for the sake of Allah"

Invocation for someone who offers you a share of his wealth

Invocation (upon receipt of the loan) for someone who lends you money

Invocation for fear of Shirk (attributing any partner with Allah in worship)

Invocation for someone who tells you: بَارَكَ اللَّهُ فِيك "May Allah bless you."

Invocation against evil portent

Invocation for riding in a vehicle, bicycle, plane, or on an animal

Invocation for traveling

Invocation for entering a town or city

Invocation for entering a market

Invocation for when your vehicle or mount begins to fail

The traveler's invocation for the one he leaves behind

The resident's invocations for the traveler

Glorifying and magnifying Allah on the journey

The traveler's invocation at dawn

Invocation for a layover (stopping along the way) on the journey

What to say upon returning from a journey

What to say if something happens to please you or to displease you

The excellence of asking for Allah's blessings upon the Prophet (SAW)

Excellence of Spreading the greetings of As-salaam 'alaykum

How to reply to a disbeliever if he says Salam to you

Invocation upon hearing the cock's crow or the bray of a donkey

Invocation upon hearing a dog barking in the night

Invocation for someone you have spoken ill to

How a Muslim should praise another Muslim

What a Muslim should say when he is praised

The pilgrim's announcement of his arrival for Hajj or 'Umrah

Saying Allahu 'Akbar when passing the Black Stone

Invocation to be recited between the Yemenite Corner and the Black Stone

Invocation to be recited while standing at Safa and Marwah

Invocation to be recited on the Day of Arafat

Supplication to be recited at the sacred area of Muzdalifah

Saying Allahu 'Akbar while stoning the three pillars at Mina

What to say when surprised or startled

What to say when something that pleases you happens (Upon receiving pleasant news)

What to say when you feel a pain in your body

What to say when you fear you may afflict someone or something with the evil eye

What to say when you feel frightened

What to say when slaughtering or sacrificing an animal

What to say to foil the devil's plots

Repentance and seeking forgiveness

The excellence of remembering Allah

How the Prophet (SAW) performed Tasbeeh (i.e. glorified Allah)

Types of goodness and good etiquette for community life

Morning Du'a

When you wake up

الْحَمْدُ للهِ الَّذِي أَحْيَانَا بَعْدَ مَا أَمَاتَنَا وَإِلَيْهِ النُّشُورُ

Praise is to Allah Who gives us life after He has caused us to die and to Him is the return.


New Clothes

اللَّهُمَّ لَكَ الْحَمْدُ أَنْتَ كَسَوْتَنِيهِ، أَسْأَلُكَ مِنْ خَيْرِهِ وَخَيْرِ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهِ وَشَرِّ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ

O Allah, praise is to You. You have clothed me. I ask You for its goodness and the goodness of what it has been made for, and I seek Your protection from the evil of it and the evil of what it has been made for.
Getting Dressed
الْحَمْدُ للهِ الَّذِي كَسَانِي هَذَا (الثَّوبَ) وَرَزَقَنِيهِ مِنْ غَيْرِ حَوْلٍ مِنِّي وَلَا قُوَّةٍ

Praise is to Allah Who has clothed me with this (garment) and provided it for me, though I was powerless myself and incapable



Leaving the restroom

بِسْمِ اللهِ، تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَى اللهِ، وَلَا حَوْلَ وَلَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللهِ

In the Name of Allah, I have placed my trust in Allah, there is no might and no power except by Allah.
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Entering the restroom

بِسْمِ اللهِ] اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْخُبُْثِ وَالْخَبَائِثِ]

(Before entering) [In the Name of Allah] . (Then) O Allah , I seek protection in You from the male and female unclean spirits.


After Wudu’

أَشْهَدُ أَنْ لَا إِلَهَ إلَّا اللهُ وَحْدَهُ لَا شَرِيكَ لَهُ، وَأَشْهَدُ أَنَّ مُحَمَّداً عَبْدُهُ وَرَسُولُهُ

I bear witness that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah alone, Who has no partner; and I bear witness that Muhammad is His slave and His Messenger.
Before Wudu’

بِسْمِ اللهِ

In the Name of Allah



Entering Home

بِسْمِ اللهِ وَلَجْنَا، وَ بِسْمِ اللهِ خَرَجْنَا، وَعَلَى رَبِّنَا تَوَكَّلْنَا

In the Name of Allah we enter , in the Name of Allah we leave , and upon our Lord we depend [then say As-Salaamu 'Alaykum to those present].
Leaving Home

بِسْمِ اللهِ، تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَى اللهِ، وَلَا حَوْلَ وَلَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللهِ

n the Name of Allah, I have placed my trust in Allah, there is no might and no power except by Allah.


Going to the Masjid

اللَّهُمَّ اجْعَلْ فِي قَلْبِي نُوراً، وَفِي لِسَانِي نُوراً، وَفِي سَمْعِي نُوراً، وَفِي بَصَرِي نُوراً، وَمِنْ تَحْتِِي نُوراً، وَعَنْ يَمِينِي نُوراً، وَعَنْ شِمَالِي نُوراً، وَمِن أَمَامِي نُوراً، وَمِنْ خَلْفِِي نُوراً، وَاجْعَلْ فِي نَفْسِي نُوراً، وَأَعْظِمْ لِي نُوراً، وَعَظِّمْ لِي نُوراً، وِاجْعَلْ لِي نُوراً، وَاجْعَلْنِي نُوراً، اللَّهُمَّ أَعْطِنِي نُوراً، وَاجْعَلْ فِي عَصَبِي نُوراً، وَفِي لَحْمِي نُوراً، وَفِي دَمِي نُوراً، وَفِي شَعْرِي نُوراً، وَفِي بَشَرِي نُوراً،" ["اللَّهُمَّ اجْعَلْ لِي نُوراً فِي قَبْرِي.. وَنُوراً فِي عِظَامِي"] ["وَزِدْنِي نُوراً، ["وَزِدْنِي نُوراً، وَزِدْنِي نُوراً"] ["وَهَبْ لِي نُوراً عَلَى نُورٍ"]

O Allah, place light in my heart, and on my tongue light, and in my ears light and in my sight light, and above me light, and below me light, and to my right light, and to my left light, and before me light and behind me light. Place in my soul light. Magnify for me light, and amplify for me light. Make for me light and make me a light. O Allah, grant me light, and place light in my nerves, and in my body light and in my blood light and in my hair light and in my skin light.1 [O Allah, make for me a light in my grave... and a light in my bones.](At-Tirmithi 5/483 (Hadith no. 3419).) [Increase me in light, increase me in light, increase me in light .]
Entering the Masjid

أَعُوذُ بِاللهِ الْعَظِيمِ، وَبِوَجْهِهِ الْكَرِيمِ، وَسُلْطَانِهِ الْقَدِيمِ، مِنَ الشَّيْطَانِ الرَّجِيمِ". [بِسْمِ اللهِ، وَالصَّلَاةُ وَالسَّلَّامُ عَلَى رَسُولِ اللهِ] "اللَّهُمَّ افْتَحْ لِي أَبْوَابَ رَحْمَتِكَ

I seek refuge in Almighty Allah, by His Noble Face, by His primordial power, from Satan the outcast. [In the Name of Allah, and blessings.] [And peace be upon the Messenger of Allah.] O Allah, open before me the doors of Your mercy.
Leaving the Masjid

بِسْمِ اللهِ، وَالصَّلَاةُ وَالسَّلَّامُ عَلَى رَسُولِ اللهِ، اللَّهُمَّ إَنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ مِنْ فَضْلِكَ، اللَّهُمَّ اعصِمْنِي مِنَ الشَّيْطَانِ الرَّجِيمِ

In the Name of Allah, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah. O Allah, I ask for Your favor, O Allah, protect me from Satan the outcast.