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15 Essential Hajj Du’as Every Pilgrim Should Know

You’re all set to go to Hajj or Umrah You may have put your stuff in the car and bid farewell to your family and friends. There’s a second important item you should not leave out prior to leaving… the hajj du’a checklist! It’s an essential part of your travel.

Hajj and Umrah provide plenty of opportunities to perform hajj du’a and to ask Allah to grant you whatever you desire in this world and the one to come. Muslims are able to travel across the globe seeking the same thing you do are seeking connection to Allah. Your du’as are a way to communicate with Allah Learn and recite the best you can and then offer your heart to Him.

A List of Essential Du’as for Hajj and Umrah

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What are the reasons we should make Du’a?

إن ربكم حَييٌّ كريم، يستحيي من عبده إذا رفع يديه إليه، أن يَرُدَّهُمَا صِفْراً

“Your Lord is generous and kind and He does not like abandoning the hands of His servants when he offers the hands of his servant to His.’ (Ibn Majah)

We recognize that Allah is the ultimate authority over all things, and He holds the ability to bring our desires reality. Making dua is a wonderful act of worship which reminds us of how in need we are to Allah’s mercy and generosity. When we are at the office, at home or on the road, it is important to take advantage of occasions to reflect on Allah and pray to Him.

This is especially important when you plan to make the pilgrimage or hajj or Umrah and completing each step to please Allah and begging for forgiveness and Mercy. Through your Umrah you’ll have the opportunity to perform a hajj du’a on the coach during tawaf, between prayers, drink zamzam and doing the tawaf.
If you’re doing Hajj you might have plenty of time free to make dua throughout your time in Mina and also on the schedule of Arafah. It is therefore crucial to maximize every opportunity, deciding the things you’d like to make dua for, and making sure you do dua for everyone, and everything you wish to.

What is the most important thing you say in Hajj?

This article will provide you with the most beautiful du’as to recite during different stages in the Hajj or Umrah process. Remember, the dua is a very personal experience, so ensure you keep the list of your personal du’as that you would like to say to you, your family members friends, and for everything you value. You can use these Hajj du’as to help you along your path.

Saving up for Hajj or Umrah

You can repeat this du’a prior to being technically ready (looking at the right packages) for travel Makkah in the course of your preparations in the hope of conserving enough money for Hajj.

اللَّهُمَّ اكْفِنِي بِحَلالِكَ عَنْ حَرَامِكَ، وأَغْنِني بِفَضْلِكَ عَمَّنْ سِوَاكَ

Allahumma k-fini bi halalika ‘an haramika wa gh-nini bi fadlika ‘amman siwaka


O Allah! Please give me the things You have made lawful rather than what You declared illegal and let me be free from all other people besides You. (Al-Tirmidhi)

Du’a for leaving Home

You’re all set and packed You’ve said goodbye to your family and friends Here’s your du’a that you can say when you leave home, ready to embark on the adventure that will last the rest of your life.

بِسْمِ اللهِ، تَوَكَّلْـتُ عَلى اللهِ وَلا حَوْلَ وَلا قُـوَّةَ إِلاّ بِالله

Bismillahi tawakkaltu ‘ala l-lahi wa la hawla wa la quwwata illa bi l-lah

As a sign in the name of Allah In the name of Allah am putting my faith in Allah and I am sure that Allah is the only power or strength that is not ruled by Allah. (Abu Dawud)

Du’a before Entering Ihram

You could be entering your own in the air of your country, or in the air or traveling towards Makkah in Madinah. It is an integral element of your Umrah and here’s the du’a that you should say before entering the state.

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّيْ أُرِيْدُ الْعُمْرَةَ فَيَسِّرْهَا لِيْ وَتَقَبَّلْهَا مِنِّيْ

Allahumma inni uridu l-‘umrata fa yassirha li wa taqabbalha minni

O Allah I will do Umrah and accept the obligation for me, and then make it easier for me.

The Talbiyah

When you enter the state of shemam when you enter the state of ihram, after entering the state of shemam, when you enter the state of ihram, recite Talbiyah in as many times as you can as you travel toward the Haram. It is likely that you will be repeating this often throughout your Hajj so make an effort to memorize the recitation.

لَبَّيْكَ اللَّهُمَّ لَبَّيْكَ لَبَّيْكَ لاَ شَرِيكَ لَكَ لَبَّيْكَ إِنَّ الْحَمْدَ وَالنِّعْمَةَ لَكَ وَالْمُلْكَ لاَ شَرِيكَ لَكَ

Labbayka allahumma labbaik, labbaika la sharika laka labbaik, inna l-hamda wa n-ni’mata laka wa l-mulka la sharika laka

I am present! O Allah I am present! There isn’t a single person who shares You. I am present! The praise and glory are due to Your and the supreme authority. There isn’t a single person who can be associated with You! (Muslim)

Du’a when Entering the Masjid

On arrival at Makkah to perform an Umrah or Hajj and you’ll be amazed and awed by the stunning Masjid’s structure and the gates. Don’t be a slave to the du’a to enter the masjid before making your way into the masjid.

اللَّهُمَّ افْتَحْ لِي أَبْوَابَ رَحْمَتِكَ

Allahumma f-tah li abwaba rahmatika

O Allah! O Allah! Open the doors to Your mercy for me. (Al-Nasai)

Du’a while looking at the Ka’abah

The Ka’abah being seen for the first time is a thrilling experience. Many scholars from the past used this opportunity to create du’a while feeling the spiritual feeling of.

اللَّهُمَّ زِدْ هَذَا البَيْتَ تَشْريفًا وَتَعْظِيمًا وَتَكْرِيمًا وَمَهَابَةً، وَزِدْ مِن شَرَّفَهُ وكَرمَهُ مِمَّنْ حَجَّه أو اعْتَمَرَه تَشْرِيفًا وَتَكْرِيمًا وَتَعْظِيمًا وَبِرًّا

Allahumma zid hadha l-bayta tashrifan wa ta’ziman wa takriman wa mahabatan, wa zid man sharrafahu wa karramahu mimman hajjahu wa’tamarahu tashrifan wa ta’ziman wa takriman wa birran

O Allah! Make this House more honoured and reverence, and respect and reverence and increase the number of people who revere and honor it as pilgrims to Hajj as well as Umrah in the highest regard and with awe and respectability and the righteousness of (Ibn Abd al-Barr Ibn Taymiyyah)

Du’a after Every Prayer

When you are on Your Hajj or Umrah you’ll be praying many salahs in the Haram with the hopes of receiving additional benefits. It is important to strive to increase what you are able to say in your salah and this du’a effectively requests Allah’s assistance in this regard.

اللَّهُمَّ أعِنَّيْ عَلَى ذِكْرِكَ، وَشُكْرِكَ، وَحُسْنِ عِبَادَتِكَ

Allahumma a’inni ‘ala dhikrika wa shukrika wa husni ‘ibadatika

O Allah! Help me keep You in mind and to thank You. Also, help me to find the best way to worship You. (Al-Adab Al-Mufrad)

Du’a when Beginning Tawaf

Tawaf is a crucial component of your Umrah or Hajj and you’ll likely perform it several times. This du’a can repeat before beginning the great ritual.

اللّهُمّ إيْمَاناً بِكَ، وَتَصْدِيْقاً بِكِتَابِكَ وَسُنّةِ نَبِيِّكَ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ

Allahumma imanan bika wa tasdiqan bi kitabika wa sunnati nabiyyika salla l-lahu ‘alayhi wa sallam

O Allah! In Your faith the book of Yours and in the way of Your Prophet. (Sunan al-Kubra)

Du’a, between and the Yemeni Corner and the Black Stone

When you are in tawaf, it is in the sunnah to repeat the following du’a during the last straight of every round.

رَبَّنَا آتِنَا فِي الدُّنْيَا حَسَنَةً وَفِي الآخِرَةِ حَسَنَةً وَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ

Rabbana atina fi d-dunya hasanah wa fi l-akhirati hasanah wa qina ‘adhaba n-nar

Our Lord! We ask you to grant us a successful life in this one as well as succeed in the next and shield us from the fire! [Q, 2:201]

Du’a when Drinking Zamzam

You’ll have many opportunities to drink zamzam during you Hajj or Umrah as per the hadith we can see that zamzam has a purpose for which it is drank for Make sure to take plenty of du’a when taking this drink.

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ عِلْمًا نَافِعًا، وَرِزْقًا طَيِّبًا، وَعَمَلًا مُتَقَبَّلًا

Allahumma inni as’aluka ‘ilman nafi’an wa rizqan tayyiban wa ‘amalan mutaqabbalan

O Allah! I beg you to grant me beneficial information, pure nourishment and accepted actions. (Ibn Majah)

Du’a during Arafah

This day in Arafah is among the most memorable days of the entire Hajj. Millions of pilgrims stand and praying all day long, performing du’as to Allah for all good things in this world and in the coming one. Be sure to have your list of du’as ready to go through this day. During the time, you are also able to say the following:

لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ لَا شَرِيكَ لَهُ لَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ بِيَدِهِ الْخَيْرُ يُحْيِي وَيُمِيتُ وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ

La ilaha illa l-lahu wahdahu la sharika lahu lahu l-mulku wa lahu l-hamdu wa huwa ‘ala kulli shay’in qadir

The only God other than Allah only, and without companion or partner He is the sole ruler His is the supreme power, every praise and glory is His. All goodness is His He is the one who grants life and death, and has the power to govern all everything. (Al-Tirmidhi)

Du’a, when greeting the other Pilgrims

After you have completed the Hajj and congratulating other Hajji or interacting with an Hajji who is returning home, you may say the following du’a:

قَبِلَ اللهُ حَجَّكَ وَكَفَّرَ ذَنْبَكَ وَأَخْلَفَ نَفَقَتَكَ

Qabila l-lahu hajjaka wa kaffara dhambaka wa akhlafa nafaqata

We pray Allah be pleased with your Hajj and cleanse you of your sins and replenish your food. (Al-Tabarani)

Du’a at the time of entering Madinah

After or prior to Hajj or Umrah Groups will typically go to Madinah and stay there for prayer at Masjid Nabawi, give salam to the Prophet (SAW) and relax in the peace that is felt in the city.

اَللهُمَّ هَذَا حَرَمُ نَبِيِّكَ فَاجْعَلْهُ وِقَايَةً لِيْ مِنَ النَّارِ وَآمِنَّا مِنْ الْعَذَابِ وَسُوْءِ الْحِسَابِ

Allahumma hadha haramu nabiyyika fa j-‘alhu wiqayatan li mina n-nari wa aminna mina l-‘adhabi wa su’i l-hisabi

O Allah! This is the Holy Precinct that is the Sacred Precinct Your Prophet, therefore ensure it is a safeguard for me from the fire as well as a safeguard against being punished and a bad reckoning. (Al-Ikhtiyar)

Du’a when Returning Home

When you have finished your Hajj or journey, you may repeat the following verses as you get back home:

آيِبُونَ تَائِبُونَ عَابِدُونَ لِرَبِّنَا حَامِدُونَ

Ayibuna ta’ibuna ‘abiduna li rabbina hamiduna

(We are the ones) who return, repent, who worship their Lord, and praise Him. (Muslim)

Are Angels making Du’as for you?

According to hadith, when you perform du’a for your companions Muslim when they are not around angels perform their du’a to you. Make the most of your time on Hajj and Umrah to create as many du’as as you can for your beloved ones, your family friends, and all in the Muslim Ummah.
Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah Peace and blessings upon him, declared, ” No Muslim servant prays for his brother in secret behind his back however, the angel said”And for you, exactly the same. (Sahih Muslim)”

Also read: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Performing Hajj

Are you able to ask someone to pray for you in Islam?

It is generally permissible and halal to request someone else to perform du’a for you, specifically when they’re going on Hajj or Umrah But remember to place your faith in Allah and be aware that He is the only one who will be the one to answer your prayer. No matter if you’re participating in Hajj or Umrah and even if you’re not must frequently be praying to Allah.
If you’re unable to travel to Hajj or Umrah at the moment, make sure to share this list of du’as with someone who can!

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