Dhuha Prayer Recitations and Duas After Dhuha Prayers in Arabic, Transliteration, and English Translation – Dhuha Prayers are Sunah Prayers performed at Dhuha time, the time when the sun begins to rise approximately 7 cubits from sunrise to the time before zhuhur. Dhuha prayer is also called Awwabin Prayer.
The Dhuha Prayer procedure is the same as other prayers, which distinguishes only the intention and the raka’at. The number of rakaat of Dhuha Prayer is at least 2 raka’at and the maximum is 12 raka’at and is done in 2 raka’at once greeting. To strengthen and clarify the following hadiths about the recommendation to perform dhuha prayers:
Hadiths about the suggestion of doing dhuha prayers and their virtues
1. Hadith recommends doing dhuha prayers 12 raka’at
“Whoever prays dhuha 12 raka’at, Allah will make for him a palace in heaven”(HR. At-Tirmidzi and Ibn Majjah)
2. Hadith recommends doing dhuha prayers 8 raka’at
“From Ummu Hani that the Messenger of Allah s.a.w. prays dhuha 8 raka’at and betsalam every 2 raka’at.” (HR. Abu Dawud)
3. Hadith recommends doing dhuha prayer 4 raka’at
“The Messenger of Allah s.a.w. said in the hadith of Qudsi, Allah s.w.t. said, O son of Adam, you should never be lazy to do 4 raka’at dhuha prayers, for with these prayers, I will suffice your needs in the afternoon.” (HR. Hakim and Thabrani)
4. Hadith recommends doing dhuha prayers in Istiqamah
“Whoever performs the dhuha prayer with istiqomah, will be forgiven his sins by Allah, even if the sin is as much as the foam in the ocean.”
Dhuha Prayer Recitations and Duas After Dhuha Prayers in Arabic, Transliteration, and English Translation
1. Dhuha Prayer Intention Reading
USHALLII SUNNATADH DHUHAA RAK’ATAINI LILLAAHI TA’AALAA
“I intend to pray circumcision dhuha two rakaat, because of Allah Ta’ala”
2. Surah is best read at dhuha prayers
- Surah Al Waqi’ah
- Surah Asy Shams
- Surah Adh Dhuha
- Surah Al Kafirun
- Surah Quraysh
- Surah Al Ikhlash
In practice, in the first raka’at, it is used to read Surah Asy Shams then in the second raka’at it is used to read Surah Adh Dhuha. Then in the next raka’at read surah Al Kafirun then Surah Al Ikhlash. After the completion of the Dhuha Prayer, the Prophet Muhammad SAW taught us the following Dhuha Prayer prayers below:
3. Duas After Dhuha Prayer
ALLAHUMMA INNADH DHUHAA-A DHUHAA-UKA, WAL BAHAA-A BAHAA-UKA, WAL JAMAALA JAMAALUKA, WAL QUWWATA QUWWATUKA, WAL QUDRATA QUDRATUKA, WAL ‘ISHMATA ‘ISHMATUKA. ALLAHUMA INKAANA RIZQI FIS SAMMA-I FA ANZILHU, WA INKAANA FIL ARDHI FA-AKHRIJHU, WA INKAANA MU’ASSARAN FAYASSIRHU, WA INKAANA HARAAMAN FATHAHHIR-HU, WA INKAANA BA’IIDAN FA QARRIB-HU, BIHAQQI DUHAA-IKA WA BAHAAIKA, WA JAMAALIKA WA QUWWATIKA WA QUDRATIKA, AATINII MAA AATAITA ‘IBAADAKASH SHAALIHIN(A).
“O Allah, verily the time of dhuha is the time of Thy dhuha, majesty is Thy majesty, beauty is Thy beauty, strength is Thy strength, the guard is Thy guard, O Allah, when my sustenance is above the heavens then bring it down, when it is in the earth then take it out, when it is difficult to make it easy, when it is illegitimate to purify it, when it is far near to the truth of Thy dhuha, Thy dominion (O my Lord), bring me what Thou hast brought to thy servants the salih”.
Doing Dhuha Prayers between 2 to 12 raka’at and then ending with reciting prayers is of great benefit, Dhuha prayer is one of the prayers in which there is a prayer to facilitate our sustenance.