Duaa upon Completing Wudhu

This entry is part of 7 in the series Duaas for Wudhu

wudhu khanaOne should recite the following Duaa upon completing his wudhu:

أشْهَدُ أَن لَّااِلٰهَ إلَّا اللّٰهُ وَحْدَهُ لاَ شَرِيْكَ لَهُ وَ أَشْهَدُ أنَّ مُحَمَّدَا عَبْدُهُ وَ رَسُولُهُ

اللّٰهُمَّ اجْعَلْنِى مِنَ التَّوَابِيْنَ وَاجْعَلْنِى مِنَ الْمُتَطَهِّرِيْنَ

I testify that there is no deity besides Allah Ta’ala who is alone and has no partner and I testify that Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is his servant and messenger.

O Allah, include me from amongst those who repent excessively and among those who are extremely pure.

 

عن عمر بن الخطاب رضى الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من توضأ فاحسن الوضوء ثم قال اشهد ان لااله الا الله وحده لا شريك له و اشهد ان محمدا عبده و رسوله اللهم اجعلنى من التوابين واجعلنى من المتطهّرين فتحت له ثمانية ابواب من الجنة يدخل من ايها شاء. (ترمذى 1/18)

Hadhrat Umar (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: Whoever performs a perfect wudhu then recites the following Duaa:

 اشهد ان لااله الا الله وحده لا شريك له و اشهد ان محمدا عبده و رسوله اللهم اجعلنى من التوابين واجعلنى من المتطهّرين

The eight doors of Jannat are opened for him and he may enter from whichever door he wishes.

Duaa while Making Wudhu

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Duaas for Wudhu

wudhu khanaOne should recite the following Duaa whilst making wudhu

اَللّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِى ذنْبِى وَوَسِّعْ لِى فِى دَارِى وَ بَارِكْ لِى فِى رِزْقِى

O Allah! Forgive my sins, make my house spacious for me and grant me blessings in my sustenance.

عن ابى موسى الاشعرى رضى الله عنه قال اتيت رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم بوَضوء فتوضأ فسمعته يدعو و يقول اللهم اغفر لى ذنبى ووسّع لى فى دارى و بارك لى فى رزقى فقلت يا نبى الله سمعتك تدعو بكذا و كذا قال وهل تركن من شيء . (الاذكار للامام النووى ص73 )

Hadhrat Abu Musa Ashari (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports: I brought water to Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) to perform wudhu. He performed wudhu and I heard him reciting the duaa اللهم اغفر لى ذنبى ووسّع لى فى دارى و بارك لى فى رزقى I then asked him: O Nabi of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) I heard you whilst making wudhu reciting the duaa. اللهم اغفر لى ذنبى ووسّع لى فى دارى و بارك لى فى رزقى  Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) replied: Is this Duaa insufficient in any way, (in encompassing all the bounties and favours of Allah Ta’ala?)

Not Reciting Bismillah before Wudhu

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Duaas for Wudhu

wudhu khanaOne who does not recite Bismillah before wudhu, he will not receive the full reward of his wudhu, though the wudhu will be valid.

عن سعيد بن زيد رضي الله عنه قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: لا وضوء لمن لم يذكر اسم الله عليه. (ترمذي رقم 402)

Hadhrat Sa’eed bin Zaid (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “A perfect wudhu will not take place for the one who does not take the name of Allah Ta’ala (at the time of commencing the wudhu).”

عن ابن عمر رضي الله عنهما قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: من توضأ وذكر اسم الله على وضوئه كان طهورا لجسده ، ومن توضأ ولم يذكر اسم الله على وضوئه كان طهورا لأعضائه (السنن الكبرى للبيهقي رقم 202)

Hadhrat ibn Umar (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) report that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The one who makes wudhu and takes the name of Allah Ta’ala (at the beginning of the wudhu), the wudhu will be a means of purification for his entire body (i.e. for the minor sins committed by the entire body), and the one who makes wudhu and does not take the name of Allah Ta’ala, the wudhu will only be a means of purification for the limbs of wudhu (i.e. for the minor sins committed by the limbs of wudhu ).”

Duaa Before Commencing Wudhu

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Duaas for Wudhu

wudhu khanaBefore commencing wudhu, one should recite the following Duaa:

بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ وَ الْحَمْدُ للّٰه

I commence in the name of Allah Ta’ala and all praise belongs to Allah Ta’ala.

عن ابى هريرة رضى الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يا ابا هريرة اذا توضأت فقل بسم الله والحمد لله فان حفظتك لا تبرح تكتب لك الحسنات حتى تحدث من ذلك الوضوء. رواه الطبراني في الصغير، وإسناده حسن (مجمع الزوائد رقم 1112)

Hadhrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “O Abu Hurayrah, when you commence your wudhu then recite the Du’aa بسم الله والحمد لله   Through reciting this du’aa, the angels (are commanded to) continuously record good deeds for you till your wudhu breaks.

 

Reciting the Shahaadat upon Completing Wudhu

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Duaas for Wudhu

wudhu khanaOne should recite the following Duaa thrice upon completing his wudhu:

أَشْهَدُ أَنْ لاَ إلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ لاَ شَرِيكَ لَهُ وَأَشْهَدُ أَنَّ مُحَمَّدًا عَبْدُهُ وَرَسُولُهُ

I testify that there is no deity besides Allah Ta’ala who is alone and has no partner and I testify that Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is His servant and messenger.

عن أنس بن مالك، عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: من توضأ فقال أشهد أن لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له، وأشهد أن محمدا عبده ورسوله ثلاث مرات، فتحت له ثمانية أبواب الجنة، يدخل أيها شاء. (المصنف لإبن ابي شيبة رقم 22)

Hadhrat Anas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: Whoever performs wudhu and then recites the following Duaa:

أَشْهَدُ أَنْ لاَ إلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ لاَ شَرِيكَ لَهُ وَأَشْهَدُ أَنَّ مُحَمَّدًا عَبْدُهُ وَرَسُولُهُ

The eight doors of Jannat are opened for him and he may enter from whichever door he wishes.

Note: One may recite the Shaahadat once or thrice upon completion of the wudhu. Allamah Jazri has mentioned that both have been established from the Ahaadith.