Ramadan Duas

ramadan duas

Ramadan is a time to increase our worship. This could be in the form of additional sunnah and nafl prayers or through an increase in the money we donate to the needy.

One of the simplest ways we can connect to our Creator continuously throughout the month, is to recite and memorise some new du’as. Most scholars agree that du’as can be said at any time and so they are particularly useful for those who are exempt from fasting, to be able to experience the spirit of Ramadan.

In order to help you achieve this, you can find some of the most well- known du’as below:

Suhoor Du’a:

بِصَوْمِ غَدٍ نَوَيْتُ مِنْ شَهْرِ رَمَضَانَ

Trans: Bisawmi ghadin nawaytu min shari ramadhaan.

Meaning: I intend to keep the fast tomorrow in the month of Ramadan.


Du’a for Opening the Fast:

اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّيْ لَكَ صُمْتُ وَبِكَ اٰمَنْتُ وَعَلَيْكَ تَوَكَّلْتُ وَعَلٰي رِزْقِكَ اَفْطَرْتُ

Trans: Allahumma inni laka sumtu, wa bika aamantu, wa ‘alayka tawakkaltu, wa Ala rizqika aftartu.

Meaning: Oh Allah! I fasted for You and I believe in You and I put my trust in You and I break my fast with Your sustenance.


Du’a for a Righteous Family:

رَبَّنَا هَبْ لَنَا مِنْ أَزْوَٰجِنَا وَذُرِّيَّٰتِنَا قُرَّةَ أَعْيُنٍ وَٱجْعَلْنَا لِلْمُتَّقِينَ إِمَامًا

Trans: Rabbana hab lana min azwaajina wa dhur-ri yaatina qur-rata ‘aa yunin waj ‘al naa lil mutaqeena i-maa maa.

Meaning: O Allah! Grant unto us wives and offspring who will be the comfort of our eyes, and give us (the grace) to lead the righteous.


Du’a for our Parents:

رَّبِّ ٱرْحَمْهُمَا كَمَا رَبَّيَانِى صَغِيرًا

Trans: Rabbir hamhuma kama Rabbayani Sagheera.

Meaning: My Lord, have mercy upon them (parents) as they brought me up [when I was] small.


Du’a for Forgiveness on Laylatul Qadr:

اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنَّكَ عَفُوٌّ ، تُحِبُّ الْعَفْوَ فَاعْفُ عَنِيْ

Trans: Allahumma innaka afuwwun tuhibbul ‘afwa fa’fu anni.

Meaning: O Allah, You are the One who pardons greatly, and loves to pardon, so pardon me.


Quranic du’a of Yunus (AS):

لَا إِلٰهَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ سُبْحَانَكَ إِنِّي كُنْتُ مِنَ الظَّالِمِيْنَ

Trans: La ilaha illa anta subhanaka inni kuntu mina- dhalimin.

Meaning: There is no deity except You, exalted are You. Indeed, I have been of the wrongdoers.


Du’a for the Ummah:

اَللهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِيْ وَلِلْمُؤْمِنِيْنَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتِ وَالْمُسْلِمِيْنَ وَالْمُسْلِمَاتِ

Trans: Allahum-Maghfirlee walil mu’mineena wal –mu’minat wal muslimeena wal muslimat.

Meaning: O Allah! I ask for your forgiveness and for the forgiveness of believing men and woman and the Muslim men and women.


Do you have a favourite dua? Leave a comment below with the one you find yourself reciting the most.

Ramadan Duas

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