Hello Muslims friends, in the prayer after performing Takbiratul Ihram there is a dua that must be read, namely the iftitah prayer. On this occasion we will share the dua complete in arabic english translation and transliteration. Therefore, read our article this time when it’s over.
What Is Dua Iftitah?
The iftitah prayer is one of the prayers that is destroyed to be recited during fardhu prayers and sunnah prayers. The iftitah prayer when the prayer is read between the takbiratul ihram and the reading of the letter Al-Fatihah at the first rakaat of the prayer. The word iftitah itself, comes from the word “fataha” which means preamble. This is why this prayer lies at the beginning of the rakaat.
The Law Of Dua Iftitah In Prayer
In the Madzhab of Imam As-Syafee, there are two kinds of sunnah in prayer, namely:
1. Sunnah Sunnah Ab’adh : It is a sunnah that if not done, then the sunnah performs sujud syahwi before the greeting.
2. Sunnah Hay’ah : On the contrary, if this sunnah is not done, do not have to perform sujud syahwi.
And the iftitah prayer is included in the Sunnah of Hay’ah, so if you do not read this prayer then the prayer you are working with is still shah and you do not have to do the sujud syahwi.
When The Iftitah Dua Is Read?
Dua iftitah are recited at pardu prayers and sunnah prayers, precisely the prayers are read after you have finished doing Takbirotul Ihram.
Because the law is sunnah, if you are a makmum masbuq then do not recite the dua iftitah but directly recite the surah Al-Fatihah
Reading Of Dua Iftitah
اللهُ اَكْبَرُ كَبِيْرًااللهُ اَكْبَرُ كَبِيْرًا
وَالْحَمْدُ لِلهِ كَثِيْرًا
وَسُبْحَانَ اللهِ بُكْرَةً وَاَصِيْلًا
وَجَّهْتُ وَجْهِيَ لِلَّذِيْ فَطَرَالسَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ
حَنِيْفًا مُسْلِمًا وَمَا أَنَا مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِيْنَ
إِنَّ صَلَاتِيْ وَنُسُكِيْ وَمَحْيَايَ وَمَمَاتِيْ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِيْنَ
لاَ شَرِيْكَ لَهُ وَبِذَلِكَ اُمِرْتُ وَأنَا مِنَ الْمُسْلِمِيْنَ
Allaahu Akbar Kabiraa
Wa Subhānallāhi Bukratan Wa aṣīlā
Wajjahtu Wajhi lil-lazi Fataras-Samawāti wal-Ardh
Hanīfan-Musliman Wamā ana minal-musyrikīn
Inna ṣalātī, wanusukī wamahyayā, wamamātī Lillāhi rabbil-‘ālamīn
Lā Syarīka lahu Wa Bidzālika Umirtu Wa Anā Minal Muslimīn
Allah the Almighty, the Greatest
All praises be upon Him
Allah The Most Exalted of them all, day and night
I stand before The One Who created the skies and the lands
I sincerely submit to Allah and I am certainly not among those who associate Allah with other beings
Indeed my Solat, my good deeds, my life and my death are all for Allah The Lord of all the worlds
He has no partner nor parallel whatsoever, and I have been ordered as such, and I am from those who embrace Islam.
Dua Iftitah Bnefits
1. Get the reward of sunnah practice
Sunnah prayer is a sunnah practice that is destroyed to be performed, both in compulsory prayers and sunnah prayers. The iftitah prayer also shows the nature of our lives as creatures of Allah who are not spared from all sins and mistakes and become a source of reward for every Muslim who reads it, because iftitah prayer is one of the ways and places to make a plea to Allah subhanallahu wa ta’ala.
2. The opening of the sky door
Another virtue of reading the iftitah prayer is the opening of the door of the heavens so that the plea for forgiveness to Allah Almighty can be conveyed quickly. The Messenger of Allah, since knowing the virtues of the prayer, has never missed reading this prayer in every prayer.
3. Form of drawing closer to Allah Almighty
Reading the iftitah prayer as a form of drawing closer to us as a believer to the creator of Allah Almighty. This is because the iftitah prayer is very complete. In it there is asking for forgiveness to Allah SWT, asking for instructions and asking for salvation and asking for protection from Allah SWT.
That’s the explanation of the dua iftitah that we can share for all of you, May you be helped. Finally, may we always be in the protection of Allah Almighty.