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Shah Muhammad Suhail

Dua after Isha prayer

Muslims have to pray five times a day. By performing prayer, a person’s mind is purified, all the sorrows and troubles of the mind are removed, a different kind of satisfaction is obtained, and the proximity of Allah can be obtained. And dua after prayer adds a special dimension. Dua after Isha prayer is no exception.

However, there are some other acts after the five daily prayers which are more rewarding. As a Muslim we should know about all deeds. Nena is the best creature in creation. Man is the best creature in creation. That is, Allah has sent us to the world as Ashraful Makhlukat. Almighty Allah created us to worship only Him.

In today’s post we have discussed the duas after the Isha prayer. If you read the post, I hope you will know about Dua and spread it among others.

Description of Isha prayer

The last prayer of the five daily prayers is the Isha prayer. Isha prayer is 17 rakats in total. The virtues of Isha prayer are many. Every prayer is followed by certain acts.

After Isha prayer, there are deeds. Allah is very happy if you do these deeds. There are many rewards. Reciting Ayatul Kursi after the obligatory four rakats of Esha prayer is very rewarding.

Also, nothing can be better than reciting surah after Isha prayer. Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) did not sleep without reciting Surahs.

Dua after Isha prayer

After performing the five daily prayers, several prayers and blessings are performed. Similarly, after Isha prayer, this is no exception. After the Isha prayer, one can get closer to Allah through more supplications.

Every Muslim prays five times a day. By performing prayer, the servant gets closer to Allah Ta’ala and softens the servant’s mind. Almighty Allah created His servant to worship Him. The best form of worship is prayer.

Purifies the servant’s mind through prayer and concentrates on all good deeds. Today I will discuss for all Muslims that there are several actions to get more reward after five daily prayers. Through these actions of ours you can achieve infinite rewards. So without further delay, below are all the actions to be done after Isha prayer.

13 duas after Isha prayer

Here is the Sunnah prescribed dua after Isha prayer. You can recite it daily after Isha prayer.

Dua after Isha prayer
Dua after Isha prayer
  • Allahu Akbar once and ‘Astaghfirullah’ three times.

Meaning: Allah is great. O Allah! I am begging you for forgiveness.

  • ‘Allahumma Antas Salam Wa Minkas Salam, Taba-Rakata Ya Jal-Jalali Wal Ikram’ – 1 time.

ﺍﻟﻠَّﻬُﻢَّ ﺃَﻧْﺖَ ﺍﻟﺴَّﻼَﻡُ، ﻭَﻣِﻨْﻚَ ﺍﻟﺴَّﻼَﻡُ، ﺗَﺒَﺎﺭَﻛْﺖَ ﻳَﺎ ﺫَﺍ ﺍﻟْﺠَﻼَﻝِ ﻭَﺍﻟْﺈِﻛْﺮَﺍﻡِ

Meaning: O Allah! You are peaceful, from you comes peace. Blessed are You, O Mighty and Honorable.

Narrated by Sawban (RA). He said: “When the Prophet (PBUH) used to return the salam, he used to read Istighfar, meaning ‘Astaghfirullah’ three times. Then he used to say: “Allahumma Antas Salam Wa Minkas Salam, Tabarakta Ya Jal-Jala-Li Wal-Ikram”. -Muslim 1/218, Abu Dawud 1/221)

‎لاَ إِلهَ إِلاَّ الله وَحْدَهُ لَ شَرِيْكَ لَهُ, لَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ وَ هُوَ عَلى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيْرٌ

  • Pronunciation:- La ilaha illallah-hu ahdahu la shariqa lah, lahul mulku alahulhamdu ahua ala kulli shayin qadir. once

Meaning:- There is no true Lord but Allah, He is One, He has no partner, to Him belongs all dominion, to Him is all praise and He is powerful over all things.

‎اَللّهُمَّ لاَ مَانِعَ لِمَا أَعْطَيْتَ وَلاَ مُعْطِىَ لِمَا مَنَعْتَ وَلاَ يَنْفَعُ ذَا الَجَدِّ مِنْكَ الْجَدُّ

  • Pronunciation:- Alla-humma la ma-nia lima attaita, ala mu’tia lima mana’ta ala yanfau jal jaddi minkal jaddu. once

Meaning – O Allah! No one can stop what you give and give what you withhold. And the wealth of the rich will not be of any avail to free you from your torment. (Bukhari, Muslim, Sahih, Mishkat no. 962)

‎لاَ حَوْلَ وَلَاَ قُوَّةَ إِلاَّ بِالله

Pronunciation:- La-haula ala qwuwata illa billa-h. once

Meaning:- There is no power to turn away from sin and do good without the inspiration of Allah. (Muslim, Sahih, Mishkat No. 963)

More Duas

لآ إِلهَ إِلاَّ اللهُ وَلَاَ نَعْبُدُ إِلَّ إِيَّاهُ لَهُ النِّعْمَةُ وَلَهُ الْفَضْلُ وَلَهُ الإنَاءُ الْحَسَنُ رِهَ الْكَافِرُوْنَ

  • Pronunciation:- La ila-ha illalla-hu ala na’budu illa yaya-hu lahunni’matu alahul fazbulu alahus sana-ul hasan, la ila-ha illalla-hu mukhaliswina lahuddina alaukarihal ka-firun.

Meaning- There is no true god but Allah. We worship none but Him, to Him belongs all wealth, to Him belongs all grace, and to Him belongs all praise, there is no true god but Allah. We worship Him with a pure heart, though the infidels dislike it. (Muslim, Sahih, Mishkat No. 963)

  • Ayatul Kursi (Surah Baqarah verse: 255) 1 time.

Abu Umama (R.A.) said, Rasulullah (S.A.W.) said, “Whoever recites Ayatul Kursi after every obligatory prayer, nothing but death can prevent him from entering Paradise.” (Nasa’i, Hadith Sahih, Silsilah Sahih-Hadith 972)

  • Abu Hurairah narrates from Rasulullah SAW that he said, “Whoever recites ‘Subhanallah’ 33 times ‘Alhamdulillah’ 33 times ‘Allahu Akbar’ after every prayer and once to complete 100 times “La-Ila-Ha Illallah-hu wah dahu la-sharika lahu lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu wa hua ala kulli shayin qadir”, all his sins are forgiven. Although it is equivalent to sea foam. (Muslim-1228).
  • Surah Ikhlas, Falak and Nas 1 time. (Abu Dawud 2/86, Sahih Tirmidhi 1/8, Nasa’i 3/68)

Acts after Isha prayer

It is in Hadith Sharif

عن جابر بن عبدالله رضي الله عنه قال: [كَانَ لا يَنامُ حتى يقرأَ الم تَنْزِيلُ السَّجْدَةُ، و تَبارَكَ الذي بيدِهِ الملكُ

Rasulullah SAW. Do not sleep without reciting Surah Mulk and Alif Lam Mi Sajda.

Surah Alif Lam Meem Sajda deals with human death, resurrection, doomsday, the judgment of Almighty Allah and the reckoning of the Hereafter. By reading this Surah, a Muslim can review his actions.

He can recall the good and bad deeds through which he has lived throughout the day. One can come to terms with one’s own mind about wrongfully enjoying other people’s wealth and correcting the deeds that Allah Ta’ala has done that are displeasing.

Muslims are urged in this surah. May they learn and follow the rules of this Surah fully. So that he can get the reward of recitation and take advice from the events described in it, avoid sins and things forbidden by Allah. Also, before going to bed at night, reciting Surah Sajda Rasulullah SAW. It follows the Sunnah.


Why is dua after Isha prayer important?

Dua after Isha prayer is significant because it’s a time when one can seek forgiveness, express gratitude, and ask for blessings from Allah. It’s considered a time when the gates of heaven are open, and supplications are more likely to be accepted.

When should I make dua in Isha prayer?

Dua after Isha prayer can be made immediately after completing the prayer, during the last third of the night (the preferred time), or before going to bed.

Is there a specific dua to recite after Isha prayer?

There isn’t a specific dua mandated after Isha prayer, but Muslims can make any supplications they desire, asking for guidance, protection, forgiveness, or blessings.

Can I make dua in my own language after Isha prayer?

Yes, you can make dua in any language you’re comfortable with. Allah understands all languages and appreciates sincere communication from His servants.

How long should my dua?

The length of dua is not as crucial as its sincerity and content. You can make dua as brief or as lengthy as you wish, focusing on your personal needs, concerns, and gratitude towards Allah.

Can I make dua for others after Isha prayer?

Yes, you can certainly make dua for others after Isha prayer. In fact, it’s encouraged to pray for the well-being, guidance, and forgiveness of fellow Muslims and all humanity.

Is there any specific etiquette to follow?

While there’s no strict etiquette, it’s recommended to face the Qiblah (direction of the Kaaba in Mecca), raise your hands while supplicating, start with praising Allah, send blessings upon the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), and conclude with seeking forgiveness.

What if I forget to make dua?

If you forget to make dua immediately after Isha prayer, you can still make dua at any other time during the night or before going to bed. Allah is always accessible to His servants, and sincere supplications are never too late.

Can I make dua silently after Isha prayer?

Yes, you can make dua silently after Isha prayer. Whether you choose to recite dua silently or aloud depends on your personal preference and circumstances.

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