Morning and evening dua'



An assortment of du'a from the Sunnah which may be recited in the mornings and evenings.


 


الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَحْيَانَا بَعْدَ مَا أَمَاتَنَا وَإِلَيْهِ النُّشُورُ

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 if the Return
Upon waking up
[Sahih al-Bukhari]

 

 


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 'adheem, 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.
[Sahih al-Bukhari, cf Al-Asqalani, Fath al-Bari 3/39 among others. The Wording here is from Ibn Majah 2/335]

Whoever says this will be Forgiven, and if he supplicates Allah, his prayer will be accepted.

 

 


الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي عَافَانِي فِي جَسَدِي وَرَدَّ عَلَيَّ رُوحِي وَأَذِنَ لِي بِذِكْرِهِ


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.

 

 

اللّهُ لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ لاَ تَأْخُذُهُ سِنَةٌ وَلاَ نَوْمٌ لَّهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الأَرْضِ مَن ذَا الَّذِي يَشْفَعُ عِنْدَهُ إِلاَّ بِإِذْنِهِ يَعْلَمُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِيهِمْ وَمَا خَلْفَهُمْ وَلاَ يُحِيطُونَ بِشَيْءٍ مِّنْ عِلْمِهِ إِلاَّ بِمَا شَاء وَسِعَ كُرْسِيُّهُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأَرْضَ وَلاَ يَؤُودُهُ حِفْظُهُمَا وَهُوَ الْعَلِيُّ الْعَظِيمُ
[سورة البقرة:الآية 255]


Allahu la ilaha illa huwalayyul-Qayyum, la ta'khudzhuhu sinatuw wa la nawm, lahu maa fis-Samaawaati wa-ma fil-ard, ma al-laee yashfau idahuu illa bi'idnihi, ya'lamu ma baina aideehim wa-ma khalfahum, wa-la yuhituna bi-shayiim-min ilmihi illa bi-maa shaa', wassia kursiyyuhus-Samaawaat wal-ard, wa-la ya-uuduhu ifuhumaa, wa Huwal-aliyyul adheem


"Allah! There is no God save Him, the Alive, the Eternal. Neither slumber nor sleep overtaketh Him. Unto Him belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. Who is he that intercedeth with Him save by His leave? He knoweth that which is in front of them and that which is behind them, while they encompass nothing of His knowledge save what He will. His throne includeth the heavens and the earth, and He is never weary of preserving them. He is the Sublime, the Tremendous."
[surah al Baqarah, 2:255]
[Al-Hakim 1/562, an-Nasa'i and at-Tabarani]

Whoever says the above when he rises in the morning will be protected from jinns until he retires in the evening, and whoever says it when retiring in the evening will be protected from them until he rises in the morning

 

 

قُلْ هُوَ اللَّهُ أَحَدٌ (١)اللَّهُ الصَّمَدُ (٢)لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ (٣)وَلَمْ يَكُن لَّهُ كُفُوًا أَحَدٌ
[سورة الإخلاص]



("(1) Qul hu Allahu Ahad, (2) Allah-us Samad, (3) lam yalid wa-lam yuulad, (4) wa lam ya-kul-lahu kufu-wan aahad")

("(1) Say: He is Allah, the One! (2) Allah, the eternally Besought of all! (3) He begetteth not nor was begotten. (4) And there is none comparable unto Him.")
[surah al ikhlas, 112]

 

 


قُلْ أَعُوذُ بِرَبِّ الْفَلَقِ (١) مِن شَرِّ مَا خَلَقَ(٢) وَمِن شَرِّ غَاسِقٍ إِذَا وَقَبَ (٣)وَمِن شَرِّ النَّفَّاثَاتِ فِي الْعُقَدِ(٤) وَمِن شَرِّ حَاسِدٍ إِذَا حَسَدَ ٥
[سورة الفلق ]


("(1) Qul a'udhu bi Rabbil-falaq, (2) min sharri ma khalaq, (3) wa-mi sharri ghaasiqin idzha waqab, (4) wa-mi sharrin-naffathaati fil-uqad, (5) wa-mi sharri haasidin idzha hasad


("(1) Say: I seek refuge in the Lord of Daybreak (2) From the evil of that which He created, (3) From the evil of the darkness when it is intense, (4) And from the evil of malignant witchcraft, (5) And from the evil of the envier when he envieth")
[surah al Falaq, 113]

One should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas, Surah Al-Falaq and Surah an-Nas three times in the morning and three times at night,

 

 

اللَّهُمَ مَا أصْبَحَ بى من نِعْمَةٍ أوْ بِأحَدٍ مِنْ خَلْقِكَ فمِنْك وَحْدَكَ لا شَرِيكَ لكَ، فَلَكَ الْحْمدُ، وَلَكَ الشُّكْرُ


Allahumma ma asbaha bi ni'matin aw bi ahadin min khalqika faminka wahdaka la sharika lak. Falakat hamdu walakash-shukr


(Oh Allah! Whatever blessings I or any of Your creatures rose up with, is only from You, You have no partner, so all Grace and Thanks are due to You)")
[3 times]
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أّبَحْنَا عَلَى فِطْرَةِ الْإسْلَامِ، وَكَلِمَةِ الْإخْلْاصِ وَعَلَى دِينِ نَبِيِّناَ مُحمَّدٍ صلى اللّهُ عليهِ وَسلّم، وَعَلَى مِلةِ أبيِنَا إبْرَاهِيمَ حَنِيفاً وَمَا كَانَ مِنَ الْمُشْركينَ [ثلاثاً]


Asbahna 'ala fitratil Islam, wa kalimatil Ikhlas, wa 'ala deeni nabiyyina Muhammadin sallAllahu 'alaihi wassalam, wa 'ala millati abeena Ibrahima hanifa wa ma kana minal mushrikeen


(We rose up with the innate nature of al-Islam, and with the word of purity/sincerity (ikhlas) and on the deen (religion/way of life) of our father Ibrahim, the upright (in truth) who was not of the mushriks (associators of other deities with Allah)
[3 times]
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اللّهُمَّ إنِّى أصْبَحْتُ مِنْكَ فى نِعْمَةٍ وَسِتْرٍ، فَأتِمَّ عَلَىَّ نِعْمَتَكَ وَعافِيَتَكَ وَسِتْركَ فِى الدُّنيا وَالآغِرَةِ [تلاثاً]


Allahumma inni asbahto minka fi ni'matiw-wa 'afiyatiw-wa sitr, fa atimma 'alayya ni' mataka wa 'afiyataka wa sitraka fid-dunya wal akhira


(Oh Allah! I rose up in the morning with blessings, strength and concealment (of my deficiences) all from You. So complete all the blessings ans strength from You and the concealment for me in this life and the hereafter)

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لا إلَهَ إلأَ اللّهُ وَحْدَهُ لا شَرِيكَ لَهُ، لَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَ لَهُ الْحَمْدُ، وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْ ءٍ قَدِيرٌ [مِائَةَ مَرَّةٍ إذَا أَصبَحَ]


La illaha ilAllahu wahdahu la sharika lahu, lahul Mulku, wa lahul Hamd, wa huwa 'ala kulli shay'in Qadeer


(There is no deity but Allah alone. He has no Partner. Sovereignty and Grace are His and He is the Omnipotent)
[100 times on rising in the mornings]
[al Bukhari 4:95, Muslim 4:2071]

 

 

قُلْ أعُوذُ بِرَبِّ النَّاسِ (١) مَلِكِ النَّاسِ (٢) إلَهِ النَّاسِ (٣) مِن شَرِ الْوَسْوَسِ الْخَنَّاسِ (٤) الَّذِى يُوَسْوِسُ فِى صُدُورِ النَّاس (٥) مِنَ الْجِنَّةِ وَالنَّاسِ
[تَلاثَ مَرَّاتٍ]


Qul a'udhu bi Rabbin-Naas (1) Malikin-Naas (2) ilaahin-Naas (3) Min sharril waswaasil khanaas (4) al-ladhl you-waswisu fi sudoorin-naas (5) minal jinnati wan-naas


(I seek refuge with the Lord of Mankind (1) the King of mankind (2) the God of Mankind (3) from the evil of the sneaking whisperer (4) who wispereth in the hearts of mankind (5) of the jinn and of mankind)
[3 times]
[abu Dawud 3:22, at-Tirmidhi 5:567]

 

 

حَسْبِىَ اللَّهُ لآ إلَهَ إلّا هُوَ، عَلَيْهَ ثَوَكَّلتُ، وَهُوَ رَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْعَظِيمِ
[سَبْعَ مَرَّاتٍ]
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HasbiAllahu la illaha illa Huwa, 'alayhi tawakkaltu, wa Huwa Rabbul arshil adheem


(Allah is sufficient for me. There is none worthy of worship but Him. I have placed my trust in Him, and He is the lord of the Majestic Throne.)
[Allah will Grant whoeer recites this 7 times in the morning or evening whatever he desires from this world or the next]
[ibn as-Sunni 71, abu Dawud 4:321]


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