WORDS OF SALAAT (PRAYER)
O’Allah! All glory is due to You, I praise You, Your name is the Most Blessed, Your Majesty is
highly exalted and there is none worthy of worship You.
I seek refuge with Allah from the accursed devil.
Allah, in whose name I begin, the Most Affectionate, the Most Merciful.
Al-HamduLillaahiRabbil ‘Alaameen. Ar-Rahmaanir Raheem. MaalekeYaumid-deen. Ei-yaakaNa’buduwaEi-yaakaNasta’een. IhdenasSiraatalMustaqeemaSiraatalLazeenaAn’amta ‘Alaie-him GhaierilMaghdoobi ‘Alaie-him WaladDaaaleeen.
All praise is due to Allah, the Sovereign Lord of all the universes. The Most Affectionate, the
Most Merciful. The Owner of the Day of Retribution. O’ Allah! You alone do we worship and
You alone do we beseech for help. Guide us to the straight path. The path of those whom You
have Favoured. Not of those who earned Your wrath and nor of those who went astray.
QulHuwal-LaahuAhad. Allaa-hus Samad Lam YalidWalamYooladWalamYakulLahooKufuwanAhad.
Say, He is Allah, the One. Allah is All Independent. Neither He begot anyone nor He was
begotten. And none is equal to Him in any way.
Sami ‘Allahu Liman Hamidah.
Allah listens to him who praises Him.
O’ our Sustainer! All praise is due to You alone.
Atta-hee-yaatuLillaahi was-Salawaatu wat-Taie-yi-baat. As-Salaamu ‘AlaiekaAie-yu-hanNabeeyuwaRahmatulLaahiwaBarakaatu. As-Salaamu ‘Alaie-naawa ‘Alaa ‘IbaadilLaahis-Saaleheen. Ash-haduAllaaIlaahaIllAllahuwa Ash-hadu Anna Muhammadan ‘AbduhuwaRasoolu.
O’ Allah! You alone deserve all veneration, worship and glory. O’Prophet! Peace be on you and
the mercy of Allah and His blessings. Peace be upon us and on virtuous servants of Allah. I bear
witness that none is worthy of worship save Allah and I bear witness that Muhammad (peace be
upon him) is His chosen servant and His Messenger.
Allaa-humma Salle ‘AlaaSaiey-yidinaaMuhammadinwa ‘AlaaaAaleSaiey-yidinaaMuhammadinKamaaSalaieta ‘AlaaSaiey-yidinaaIbraaheemawa ‘AlaaaAaleSaiey-yidinaaIbraaheemaInnakaHamee-dum Majeed. Allaa-hummaBaarik ‘AlaaSaiey-yidinaaMuhammadinwa ‘AlaaaAaleSaiey-yidinaaMuhammadinKamaaBaarakta ‘AlaaaSaiey-yidinaaIbraaheemawa ‘AlaaaAaleSaiey-yidinaaIbraaheemaInnakaHamee-dum Majeed.
O’ Allah! Send blessings on our master (Hazrat) Muhammad (peace be upon him) as You did
send on our master (Hazrat) Ibraaheem (peace be upon him) and the progeny of Ibraaheem(peace
be upon him). You are, indeed, Praised, Glorified. O1 Allah! Bless our master (Hazrat)
Muhammad (peace be upon him) and the progeny of Muhammad (peace be upon him) as You
did bless our master (Hazrat) Ibraaheem (peace be upon him) and his progeny. Undoubtedly,
You are Praised, Glorified.
Allaa-hummaInneeZalamtuNafseeZulmanKaseeranwaInnahuLaaYaghfiruz-ZunoobaIllaaAnta FaghfirleeMaghfiratam Min ‘IndikaWarhamneeInnakaAntalGhafoorur Raheem.
O’ Allah! I have oppressed my soul and undoubtedly there is no forgiver of sins but You alone.
O’ Allah! Forgive me and have mercy on me. Undoubtedly, You are the Most Forgiving, the
Or this one:
Allaa-hummaRabbanaaAatinaa Fid-DunyaaHasanah, wa Fil-AakhirateHasanah, waQinaa‘Azaaban-Naar.
O’ Allah! Our Sovereign Lord, grant us good in this world and the world hereafter and protect us.
from the torment of hell.
Allaa-hummaInnaaNasta’eenukawaNastaghfirukawaNu’minuBikawaNatawakkalu ‘AlaiekawaNusnee ‘AlaiekalKhaier. WaNashkurukawalaaNakfurukawaNakhla’uwaNatrukuMaienYafjuruk. Allaa-hummaEi-yaakaNa’buduwaLakaNusalleewaNasjuduwaIlaiekaNas’aawaNah-fiduwaNarjooRahmatakawaNakhshaa ‘Azaabaka Inna ‘AzaabakaBil-KuffaareMulhiq
O’ Allah! We implore You for help and beg forgiveness of You and believe in You and rely on
You and extol You and we are thankful to You and are not ungrateful to You and we alienate
and forsake him who disobeys You. O’ Allah! You alone do we worship and for You do we pray
and prostrate and we betake to please You and present ourselves for the service in Your cause
and we hope for Your mercy and fear Your chastisement. Undoubtedly, Your torment is going to
Q 1: What should one recite in case he has not learnt Du’aa-e-Qunoot by heart?
A. He should recite “Allaa-hummaRabbanaaAatinaa Fid-DunyaaHasanah, wa Fil-AakherateHasanah, waQinaa ‘Azaaban-Naar” until he commits Du’aa-e-Qunoot to his memory.
Q 2: What is “standing-upright posture after performance of Rukoo” called?
A. Standing erect after performing Rukoo is called”Qaumah”.