Dua for Entering the Mosque (Masjid)

The Mosque is the most admired and respected place for all Muslims in Islam. It plays a significant role in our everyday life from an Islamic point of view. We will explore the importance of Dua for entering the Mosque and discuss its benefits.

The Significance of the Dua for Entering the Mosque

The dua for entering the Mosque is a special blessing of Allah almighty for Muslims worldwide. With this, Dua Muslims request a spiritual approach during worship. It also notifies us of the importance of the Mosque in Islam. When we act the Dua for entering in Masjid, we express gratitude and humility in front of Allah.

Understanding the Dua

We seek shelter and safety from Satan by performing Dua. It is a way of admiring our limitations and acknowledging our dependence.

Dua for Entering the Mosque

Step on your right foot first when you enter the Masjid. Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) advised reciting this Dua on entering the Mosque.

اَللَّهُمَّ! افْتَحْ لِیْ أَبْوَابَ رَحْمَتِکَ.

’’اﷲ! میرے لیے اپنی رحمت کے دروازے کھول دے۔‘‘

O Allah, Open for me the gates of Your Mercy. (Thefatwa)

Dua For Entering the Mosque
Dua For Entering the Mosque

Dua #2 for entering the Mosque

Who will recite this dua before entering the Masjid? He will protect from Satan the whole day.

أَعُوذُ بِاللَّهِ الْعَظِيمِ، وَبِوَجْهِهِ الْكَرِيمِ، وَسُلْطَانِهِ الْقَدِيمِ، مِنَ الشَّيْطَانِ الرَّجِيمِ

ترجمہ: میں اللہ کی پناہ مانگتا ہوں جو عظمت والا ہے، اس کی کریم ذات اور اس کی لازوال سلطنت کا واسطہ دے کر ، شیطان مردود سے۔

I take refuge with Allah, The Supreme and His Noble Face, and His eternal authority from the accursed devil. In the name of Allah, and prayers and peace be upon the Messenger of Allah. O Allah, open the gates of Your mercy for me.

Abu Dawud: 4591

Dua #3 for entering the Masjid

(3) بِسْمِ اللَّهِ، وَالسَّلَامُ عَلَى رَسُولِ اللَّهِ، اَللّٰهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي ذُنُوبِي وَافْتَحْ لِي أَبْوَابَ رَحْمَتِكَ۔

ترجمہ: میں اللہ کا نام لے کر داخل ہوتا ہوں، اور اللہ کے رسول پر سلام ہو، اے اللہ ! میرے گناہوں کو معاف فرما اور میرے لیے اپنی رحمت کے دروازے کھول دے۔

“Oh Allah, forgive my sins and open the doors of mercy for me”. (Mohaddis)

Dua for entering Masjid
Dua for entering Masjid

The Benefits of Reciting the Dua for Entering the Mosque

Reciting the dua before entering the Mosque proposes many advantages and blessings. Let’s explore some best uses of Dua for joining the Mosque Mosque.

  • Protection from Evil: We seek the safety and shelter of Allah from negative approaches. It keeps us on the straight path and prevents us from going wrong.
  • Concentration: By reciting this dua, we take our attention on worship. It helps us concentrate on our aim and spiritual domain.
  • Increased Humility: By offering Dua entering the Mosque reminds us that we are only servants of Allah. We also admit that there is no power but God.
  • Strengthened Faith: Regular recitation of this Dua reinforces our faith and assists our commitment to living a simple life.

Incorporating the Dua of entering the Masjid into Your Worship

There are a lot of benefits of reciting the dua for entering the Mosque Mosque. Let’s explore its practical impact on our worship routine. Dua of entering the Masjid keeps us closer to Allah. As you step into the Mosque, recite the dua sincerely, it will give beautiful feelings within your heart and soul.


Follow This When Going to Masjid

Don’t come running to pray.

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said that when Iqamah is called, do not come running to pray. Come with peace and contentment, perform the prayer that is joined with the Imam, and complete the part that is missed later (after the Imam’s greetings). (Sahih al-Bukhari)

It is better to enter the mosque for Ablution.

He receives the same reward until he leaves the mosque or is afflicted with Hadith (this Ablution is broken). A Companion inquired, “What is meant by having a hadith?” He (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) replied: To exhale loudly.

Use perfume before coming to the mosque (if available).

It was narrated from Hazrat Abu Saeed Al-Khudri that the Messenger of Allah (SW) said that on Friday, every adult should perform a ghusl, brush his teeth and apply perfume, whatever he has available.


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