I know you are here for the Ramadan Dua list. Well, before I cover the list of Ramadan Dua, let me ask you two questions.
What makes Ramadan so significant and blessed? What makes a Muslim so eager to wait for the month of Ramadan?
The answers to millions of such questions lie in one intention – the desire of achieving Jannah by acquiring the satisfaction of Allah (SWT). Dua plays the core role in achieving the paradise along performing the orders of Allah in the way the Prophet has shown and narrated.
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What is Dua?
Dua is an Arabic word that is ‘supplication’ in English. Three little letters that make up a word and a subject that is huge and stunning. This word ‘dua’ could be generally meant mean supplication or conjuring.
Supplication, which means speaking with a god, comes nearer than conjuring which is known to now and then suggest calling spirits or villains.
The Benefits of Dua
The importance and the benefit of dual have been described in several books of Ahadith. Let’s have a chunk of that.
“Dua is the heart of aamal”.
“A slave becomes nearest to his Lord when he is in prostration. So increase supplications in prostrations.’’[Saheeh Muslim]
Another hadith narrates where prophet (PBUH) says, “The supplication of every one of you will be granted if he does not get impatient and say, ‘I supplicated my Lord but my prayer has not been granted’.’’ [Saheeh Al-Bukhari, Saheeh Muslim]
Dua for Ramadan
The month of Ramadan is the most blessed month. It is loaded with the mercy and rewards from the Almighty and the commitment of paradise from our Lord. Realizing the worth of this month, our prophet taught some supplications to his ummah for practicing long before Ramadan comes.
The whole month is immensely sacred and blessed. ‘When Ramadan comes, the Doors of Mercy (another narration says Paradise) are opened, and the doors of Hell are closed, and the Shaitans have locked up’ [Sahih al-Bukhari and others] Thus, these Ahadith imply that the month of Ramadan is the most potential month for asking anything to Allah with the extended mercy of Allah (STW).
Our Prophet (PBUH) taught us plenty of supplications. Let’s learn some of them before this Ramadan.
Dua for New Moon of Ramadan
New moon brings us good news and hope. The following Dua can be recited for each new moon in the Islamic calendar, not only new moon for Ramadan. Let’s recite it.
اللَّهُمَّ أَهِلَّهُ عَلَيْنَا بِالأَمْنِ وَالإِيمَانِ ، والسَّلامَةِ والإِسْلامِ ، وَالتَّوْفِيقِ لِمَا تُحِبُّ وَتَرْضَى ، رَبُّنَا وَرَبُّكَ اللهُ
“Oh Allah, let the crescent loom above us in peace and faith, safety and Islam, and in agreement with all that You love and pleases You. Our Lord and your Lord is Allah.”
Dua for Fasting/Sawm in Ramadan
Dua is not compulsory for observing fast in Ramadan. But the intention is necessary for the fasting. The following dua is presented to assist do the intention in Ramadan.
وَبِصَوْمِ غَدٍ نَّوَيْتُ مِنْ شَهْرِ رَمَضَانَ
Translation: “I intend to keep the fast for tomorrow in the month of Ramadan.”
Dua For Ifatr in Ramadan
Muslims do fast from dawn to dusk for the sake of Allah and His mercy and blessing. Break your fasting with the following dua:
اللَّهُمَّ اِنِّى لَكَ صُمْتُ وَبِكَ امنْتُ [وَعَلَيْكَ تَوَكَّلْتُ] وَعَلَى رِزْقِكَ اَفْطَرْتُ
Translation: “Oh Allah, I fasted for You and I believe in You and I break my fast with Your sustenance.”
Dua for Searching Laylatul Qadr in Ramadan
Laylatul Qadr is described to be better than thousands of nights in the holy Quran. It is the much-desired night to the Muslims. What can be the great misfortune if we miss the night? So, let’s for it.
اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّكَ عُفُوٌّ تُحِبُّ الْعَفْوَ فَاعْفُ عَنِّي
“Oh Allah, you are pardoning and you love to pardon, so pardon me.”
Dua for Forgiveness in Ramadan
Seeking forgiveness should be the regular task for Muslims and should not wait for Ramadan. However, seeking forgiveness in the month of Ramadan would be more potential than ever. Read the following Dua as much as you can.
اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ رَبِّى لاَ إِلهَ إِلاَ أَنْتَ ، خَلَقْتَنِى وَ أنَا عَبْدُكَ وَ أنَا عَلَى عَهْدِكَ ما اسْتَطَعْتُ ، أعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِ مَا صَنَعْت ، أَبُوءُ لَكَ بِنِعْمَتِكَ عَلَىَّوَ أبُوءُ بِذَنْبى فَاغْفِرْ لِى فإِنَّهُ لاَ يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ
“O Allah! You are my Lord! None has the right to be worshipped but You. You created me and I am Your slave, and I am faithful to my covenant and my promise as much as I can. I seek refuge with You from all the evil I have done. I acknowledge before You all the blessings You have bestowed upon me, and I.”
Dua for Avoiding Anger in Ramadan
Anger is not good for the person who does fasting. Moreover, learning how to control anger is one of the lessons of fasting. Read the following Dua is you fall in such situation when getting anger is normal.
إِنِّي صَائِمٌ ، إِنِّي صَائِمٌ
“I am fasting, I am fasting.”
Dua is the medium for a Muslim to get Allah’s attention and mercy. Ramadan dua is in the holy month of Ramadan should be considered as the greatest chance. These are some of the important Duas we can practice during the month of Ramadan. We can achieve the goal of attaining righteousness through practicing the month with the due spirit and grandeur.
Find some inspirational Duas for Ramadan from the following video.
In the Ramadan Dua list, we tried to cover the most important Duas for the month of Ramadan. Nevertheless, we might miss important ones. Remind us leaving your query in the comment box below.
May Allah grant us to make the best use of this opportunity in the month of Ramadan. Don’t forget to say Ameen and share it with your friends.