Dua e Qunoot, with translation in English and Urdu

Dua e Qunoot (دعائے قنوت) is a dua that is recited while standing in prayer. According to the Sunnah, Dua Qunoot is offered only in the Witr (Arabic: وتر) prayer and five daily prayers. We recite Dua e Qunoot in our daily prayers in exceptional condition. It should be recited when any Muslim feels himself is in danger. If you offer Witr prayer, you can recite this dua any time.

What is Dua e Qunoot?

Dua e Qunoot means to stop while talking or rinclude increased inner peaceecite Dua in prayer. Humbleness and disobedience during the worshiping of Allah are also called Qunoot. In Fiqhi (Arabic فقہی )terms, We recite Dua Qunoot with raised hands after surah Alfateh (الفاتحہ )۔ It is recited in Witrs of Isha’s Prayer.

Qunoot is an Arabic term that refers to the act of supplicating or making a request to Allah in formal prayers. It is typically recited in the standing position during the third unit of the nighttime prayer (Isha) and is a crucial part of Islamic worship.

The words of Dua are typically recited in Arabic, but the meaning can also be understood by those who do not speak the language.

What is Dua e Qanoot
What is Dua e Qunoot information in Urdu

Dua Qunoot in Arabic

 اَللّٰهُمَّ إِنَّا نَسْتَعِيْنُکَ وَنَسْتَغْفِرُکَ، وَنُؤْمِنُ بِکَ وَنَتَوَکَلُّ عَلَيْکَ، وَنُثْنِيْ عَلَيْکَ الْخَيْرَ، وَنَشْکُرُکَ وَلَا نَکْفُرُکَ، وَنَخْلَعُ وَنَتْرُکُ مَنْ يَفْجُرُکَ، اَللّٰهُمَّ اِيَاکَ نَعْبُدُ وَلَکَ نُصَلِّيْ وَنَسْجُدُ وَاِلَيْکَ نَسْعٰی وَنَحْفِدُ، وَنَرْجُوْا رَحْمَتَکَ، وَنَخْشٰی عَذَابَکَ اِنَّ عَذَابَکَ بِالْکُفَّارِ مُلْحِقٌّ.

Dua e Qanoot in Arabic
Dua e Qunoot in Arabic

Qunoot ki Dua in Roman Urdu 

Allah humma inna nasta-eenoka wa nastaghfiruka wa nu’minu bika wa natawakkalu alaika wa nusni alaikal khair, wa nashkuruka wala nakfuruka wa nakhla-oo wa natruku mai yafjuruka.

Allah humma iyyaka na’budu wa laka nusalli wa nasjudu wa ilaika nas aaa wa nahfizu wa narju rahma taka wa nakhshaa azaabaka inna azaabaka bil kuffari mulhikun.

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Dua e Qanoot in English
Dua e Qunoot in English,

Dua e Qunoot in English 

You, Allah, We seek Your help and request Your forgiveness and believe in You and trust You and praise You very well. O, Allah! You are the only one. We worship, we pray to You, and we prostrate ourselves to You, and we run towards You, and we hope for Your mercy, and we fear Your punishment. Surely Your sentence will reach the disbelievers.

How to pray Dua Qunoot

When we are going to recite the Dua e Qunoot, we raise our hands. It is recommended to join both hands together, up them towards the sky, and bring them in front of the face. In the same way, the eyes should be towards the palms when reciting Dua Qunoot. There are three types of Qunoot in Islam. 1st type of Qunoot we read in Witrs, and 2nd is Qunoot e Nazla, and 3rd exists recited in everyday prayers of the day. 

Qunoot ki Dua in Urdu ( دعائے قنوت اردو )

اے اللہ، ہم (صرف) تم سے مدد چاہتے ہیں، اور تمھاری بخشش کے طلبگار ہیں۔ ہمارا یمان صرف تم پر ہے اور تیرے اوپر ہی ہمارا بھروسہ ہے ۔ ہم تیری ہی بہترین تعریف کرتے ہیں ۔ اور ہم تیرا ہی شکر بجا لاتے ہیں ، ہم ( تیرے شکر گزار ہیں ) تیری ناشکری ہم نہیں کرتے۔ اور جو لوگ تیرے نافرمان ہیں اس سے علیحدگی اختیار کرتے ہیں ۔

اے اللہ ہم تیری ہی عبادت کرتے ہیں اور جو نماز پڑھتے ہیں وہ تیرے لیے ہی ہے ۔ ہم (فقط) تیرے آگے سجدہ کرتے ہیں ۔ اور تیرے طرف ہی آتے ہیں، اور (تیرے دربار) میں ہی حاضر ہوتے ہیں۔ اے اللہ ہم تیری رحمت کےطلبگار ہیں اور تیرے عذاب کی (سختی) سے خوفزدہ ہیں ۔ اس میں کوئی شک نہیں کہ تیر عذاب کافروں کےلیے ہے ۔

Dua e Qanoot in Urdu
Urdu Translation of Dua e Qunoot,

Importance of Qunoot for Muslims?

Even after the fulfillment of this prayer, the words of this prayer do not affect our lives. Before proceeding further with this article, let’s look at the Dua Qunut and its meaning so that there is a justification for writing this article.

Exhausted after pulling the car of his life all day, providing bread and comforts for him and his family, when he returns home, before going to sleep, he stands with folded hands in front of Allah and bows his forehead in His court. Are and spread their hand by reasoning with him.

Importance of Dua in Islam

Dua is critical in the lives of Muslims because Dua is like having a dialogue between us and Allah Almighty in which we present our problems to Him and seek His assistance to solve our issues. Dua is more than an offering of our needs before Allah Almighty but also a way of worship. If you want more information about Dua, Our platform, Dua e Istikhara, is available.

Allah said in Quran

And your Lord says:

“Call on Me; I will answer your (Prayer): but those who are too arrogant to serve Me will surely find themselves in Hell – in humiliation!”

Surah Ghafir verse 60 : 

وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَسْتَكْبِرُونَ عَنْ عِبَادَتِي سَيَدْخُلُونَ جَهَنَّمَ دَاخِرِينَ

“When My servants ask thee concerning Me, I am indeed close (to them): I listen to the prayer of every suppliant when he calleth on Me: Let them also, with a will, Listen to My call, and believe in Me: That they may walk in the right way.” surah Al Baqarah verse 186: 

  وَإِذَا سَأَلَكَ عِبَادِي عَنِّي فَإِنِّي قَرِيبٌ ۖ أُجِيبُ دَعْوَةَ الدَّاعِ إِذَا دَعَانِ ۖ فَلْيَسْتَجِيبُوا لِي وَلْيُؤْمِنُوا بِي لَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْشُدُونَ

We thank him for his favors and blessings. To protect life, property, honor, and dignity from calamities and problems, dangers and accidents, thieves and robbers, they spread their hands and pray to him and recite the words of the above prayer and go to sleep. 

Now the next morning, we wake up and start our day with a new determination and desire to begin a day in which a large majority of us deviate from the words of these prayers words. You can read the collection of Ayaat, and the short surah of the Quran called Dua Manzil.

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Dua E Qunoot FAQs

Q: What is the origin of Dua e Qunoot?

A: Dua Qunoot is believed to have originated from the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) and has been passed down through generations of Muslims. It is considered to be a traditional form of supplication in Islam and has been widely used for centuries.

Q: When is Dua e Qunoot recited?

A: This Dua is typically recited during the third unit of the nighttime prayer (Isha), but it can also be recited when a person needs help, guidance, or support.

Q: How often should I recite Dua e Qunoot?

A: It is recommended to recite Dua e Qunoot regularly, especially during the third unit of the nighttime prayer (Isha), but it can also be recited at any time when a person needs help, guidance, or support.


Our beloved Lahore Messenger of God advised and thought to us about it. We all must recite this Dua every day, but sadly, as all the Surah and Tasbihats recited in our other prayers, many people do not know what it means. We stand with folded hands and pray to the Qibla, silently praying to Allah, so what is that prayer?

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