Being a Muslim, it is a firm belief that Dua can put off all kinds of adversities and hardships in life. Dua for protection is used to protect you and your family from evils.
When you pray to Allah Almighty for protecting you and your family from different hardships and difficulties, He listens to those prayers. He answers them by guarding against all hardships, difficulties, diseases, etc., as He loves His people more than seventy mothers.
Making a Dua shows that your faith in Allah is strong enough to believe that all hardships, evils, and diseases cannot touch you if you are under His protection. An explanation of hadith from a Nawawi -19 shows that if all the hardships come together, they cannot harm you if Allah is guarding against all the troubles.
In surah Ar Ra’ad verse 11, it is written “Definitely, Allah will not alter the state of a populace until they modify what is in themselves.”
So we must have faith in our prayers that they will be fulfilled. Allah Almighty has shown many Duas that can be used for protection against evils, ailments, foes, and hardships. This article shows some Duas that can be used to protect you and your family.
1. Dua For Protection from Evils
Allah Almighty has told us many Duas that can protect us against evils. One of them is given below
-لاَمَّةٍ عَيْنٍ كُلِّ وَمِنْ وَهَامَّةٍ شَيْطَانٍ كُلِّ مِنْ التَّامَّةِ اللَّهِ بِكَلِمَاتِ أَعُوذُ
.ترجمہ: اللہ تعالٰی میں ہر شیطان اور ہر زہریلے جانوراور ہر قسم کی نظر بد سے تیرے پر اثر کلام کے ذریعے پناہ مانگتا ھوں
A’oodhu bikalimatil-laahi-taa’mmati min kulli shaitaanin wa haammati wa min kulli `aynin la’ammaah
English Translation: I seek refuge in the words of Allah from satan and every poisonous animal and all types of evil eyes.
Source: The source of this Dua For Protection is Sunan Ibn e Maaja.
2. Dua For Protection From Evil
-وقل رب أعوذ بك من همزات الشيطين
.ترجمہ: اے اللہ میں تمام شیاطین کے ابھاروں سے پناہ مانگتا ہوں
Interpretation: Wa Qur Rubba A’oothu Bika min Hamazaatish shayaateen
English translation: And say, My king, I ask protection from all satanic ideas.
Source: This verse is taken from Quran Chapter 23. It helps to prevent and safeguard against Satan when you eat something or sleep. Allah Almighty has revealed many surahs that can protect you from evil. Surah Ikhlaas, Surah Naas, and Surah Falaq can protect you from the evils that hover around you and your family. Recitation of these surahs is recommended at dawn and dusk to prevent satanic thoughts.
3. Dua For Protection From Harm
Allah is merciful. He loves his servants very much. So when His servants ask His protection against harm, He protects them. For this purpose, He has revealed many Duas that help in protecting against harm. One of them is given below.
-الْعَلِيمُ السَّمِيعُ وَهُوَ السَّمَاءِ فِي وَلَا الْأَرْضِ فِي شَيْءٌ اسْمِهِ مَعَ يَضُرُّ لَا الَّذِي اللَّهِ بِسْمِ
.ترجمہ: اللہ کے نام سے کہ جس کے نام سے زمین آسمان کی کوئی چیز نقصان نہیں دے سکتی اور وہ خوب سنتا ہے اور سب جانتا ہے
Transliteration: Bismillahil-lazee laa yadurru ma’asmihii shaiun fil-ardi wa laa fis samaaei wa hu was samee ul aleem
English Translation: In the name of Allah, Who, by His name, nothing can harm in the earth and the sky, and He hears all things and knows all things.
Source: The source of this dua For Protection is Sunan Abu Dawood and Tirmidhi. It is narrated that this dua can be used when you feel fear of any foe or any disease. It is recommended that this dua be recited seven times in the morning and evening.
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4. Dua For Protection Children’s
-لاَمَّةٍ عَيْنٍ كُلِّ وَمِنْ وَهَامَّةٍ، شَيْطَانٍ كُلِّ مِنْ التَّامَّةِ اللَّهِ بِكَلِمَاتِ أُعِيذُكُمَا
.ترجمہ: اے اللہ میں تیرے کامل اور پر اثر کلام کے ذریعے پناہ مانگتا ہوں ہر شیطان سے ہر تکلیف دہ جانور سے اور ہر بری نگاہ سے
Interpretation: U’ eethukumaa bikalimaatil-laahit-taam’mati min kalla shaitaanin wa haam’matin wa min kalla a’aenin laam’matin
English Translation: O Allah, I ask Your protection by Your complete and effective words from every satan, every vicious animal, and all types of the evil eye.
Source: This Dua For Protection was taught to Hazrat Hassan (R.A.) and Hazrat Hussain (R.A.) by the prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.).
5. Dua For Protection From Enemies
If you fear your enemies you must recite this Dua as it can protect you from your enemies.
-اللهم إنا نجعلك في نحورهم ونعوذ بك من شرورهم
.ترجمہ: اے اللہ تعالٰی ہم (بے بس ) تجھ کو انکے سامنے کرتے ہیں اور ترے ذریعےان کی شرانگیزیوں سے پناہ مانگتے ہیں
Interpretation: allaahumma inna naj’aluka fi nuhurihim wan a euuthu bika min sharurihim
English Translation: O Allah, we take you as a shield in front of them, and we ask your refuge against their shrewdness.
Source: The source of this Dua For Protection is Sunan Abu Dawood. Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H.) has advised you to recite this dua three times, and enemies will not be able to harm you.
6. Dua For Protection From Diseases
-الأَسْقَامِ سَيِّئِ وَمِنْ وَالْجُذَامِ، وَالْجُنُونِ، الْبَرَصِ، مِنَ بِكَ أَعُوذُ إِنِّي اللَّهُمَّ
.ترجمہ: اے اللہ میں تیری پناہ مانگتا ہوں برص سے، دیوانگی سے ، کوڑھ سے، اور تمام بیماریوں سے
Interpretation: Allahumma Inni a ‘Euthubika min al Barsi Wal Junooni Wal Jazaami Wa min Sayyi il Asqaami
English Translation: O Allah, I ask for your refuge from leprosy, madness, elephantiasis, and, worst of all, diseases.
Source: The source of this Dua For Protection is Sunan Abu Dawood. It is advised that this dua be recited in the morning and the afternoon.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which Dua can be used to safeguard against the evil eye?
In51-52 verses of Surah Al Qalam are recited to guard against the evil eye.
Which surah should be recited for protection against harm?
Surah Al Baqarah should be recited for protection against harm.
What are the rights of children mentioned in the Holy Quran?
Quran says that children must be fed, given clothes to wear, and a secured unit to become adults and do all these things by themselves.
Can you be specific while making Dua?
Yes, you can be specific while making Dua and ask anything from Allah Almighty directly. You can be general sometimes as you can use words such s whole ummah.
Can Dua prevent disease?
Yes, if Dua is made with strong faith, it can prevent disease
Which Surah should be recited for diseases?
Surah Al Fatiha should be recited as it is recommended by Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)
Dua can shelter a Muslim from all kinds of hardships. It is a common practice to use dua for protection against all kinds of troubles, and it can create a hurdle in the way of adversities. Many Duas have been mentioned above that will help you connect with Allah Almighty.
It is also shown in the Quran that Allah loves when His servant asks something from him, and he loves to grant their permissible wishes. If the wish is not fulfilled, the servant will get his reward on the day of judgment.
Supplications can lead the path to success and can guard against hardships. Even they can turn fate if they are made with true faith,