Ramadan Duas from Quran and Hadith

What is Dua?

In Islam, supplicating to Allah the Creator and Sustainer, for all your needs is known as dua. Muslims consider dua a great act of worship in itself because you are asking Allah to fulfill your needs. Many duas are found in the Quran as examples of what to ask. Read these Ramadan duas when the time comes.

The following duas have been taken from the Quran and Hadith and have been chosen as they are short to help understanding and memorisation:

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Ramadan duas – Upon sighting the crescent moon

ramadan Dua when sighting the new moon

Dua before eating

ramadan Dua before eating food

Upon completing ablution

Dua after completing wudu (ablution)

Dua for first 10 days of Ramadan (Ashara)

Dua for 1st Ashara (10 days) of Ramadan

Translation ’And [O Prophet] say, “My Lord, forgive and have mercy, and You are the best of the merciful”’. (Qur’an, 23:118)

Upon entering the masjid

Dua upon entering the masjid

Upon leaving the masjid

Dua when leaving the masjid

When in distress

Dua when in distress

Settling a debt

Dua for settling a debt

When affairs have become difficult

Dua when affairs have become difficult

Upon breaking the fast 1

Dua 1 when completing the fast

Upon breaking the fast 2

Dua 2 when completing the fast

Upon completing the meal 1

Dua when finishing the meal

Upon completing the meal 2

When breaking fast in someone’s house

Dua when breaking the fast as someone's house

When visiting graves

Dua when visiting graves

Supplication said upon seeing someone in trial or tribulation

Dua when seeing someone in trial or tribulation

When entering the market

Dua when entering the marketplace

Seeking forgiveness and repentance

Dua for seeking forgiveness and repentance

Dua for Laylatul Qadr – Night of Power

Dua for the Night of Power - Laylatul Qadr

Translation ‘O Allah, You are the One that forgives, You love to forgive, so forgive me’

Excellence of remembrance and glorification of Allah

Dua for excellence and glorification

Dua for second Ashara (10 days) of Ramadan

Dua for 2nd Ashara (10 day)s of Ramadan

Translation ‘I seek forgiveness from Allah, my Lord, from every sin committed’

Dua for last 10 days of Ramadan

Dua for last Ashara of Ramadan

Translation ‘O Allah, save us from the fire of Hell’

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Protection from anxiety and sorrow

Protection from anxiety and sorrow dua

Tranlation ‘O Allah, I take refuge in You from anxiety and sorrow, weakness and laziness, miserliness and cowardice, the burden of debts and from being over powered by men.

Dua to be steadfast in prayer

Translation ‘My Lord, make me an establisher of prayer, and [many] from my descendants. Our Lord, and accept my supplication. Our Lord, forgive me and my parents and the believers the Day the account is established. [14:40-41]

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Asking for paradise

Dua asking for Paradise and protection from Hell

Translation “O Allah, I ask You to grant me Paradise and I take refuge in You from the Fire.”

Dua to remember Allah

Dua to remember Allah

Translation “O Allah, help me to remember You, to thank You, and to worship You in the best of manners.”

Asking Allah to accept our service

Asking Allah to accept our worship

Translation    O Our Lord, accept (this service) from us, verily You and You alone are the Hearer, the Knower

Surah Al Maida 114 – Verse mentioning Eid

Surah Al Maida verse mentioning Eid

Translation O Allah, our Lord! Send us from heaven a table spread with food as a feast for us—the first and last of us—and as a sign from You. Provide for us! You are indeed the Best Provider.”

Read these Ramadan duas, memorise them as they are short and share them with family and friends. May Allah accept our efforts and our duas.