What is the Dua for success? Success is a term that is often used but can mean different things to different people. It can refer to success in career, finances, relationships, personal growth and many other aspects of life.
Regardless of what it means to you, it’s a common goal that many people strive for. The good news is that there are many ways to increase your chances of success, including turning to prayer and seeking the guidance of a higher power.
In Islam, Dua is a powerful tool for asking Allah for guidance and help in achieving success in all areas of life.
In this blog, we’ll explore some of the most popular and effective Duas for success and how to incorporate them into your daily life.
Here are some of the most effective Duas for success in your job:
Dua For Success In This World And The Hereafter
The Dua in Arabic
رَبَّنَآ ءَاتِنَا فِى ٱلدُّنْيَا حَسَنَةً وَفِى ٱلْـَٔاخِرَةِ حَسَنَةً وَقِنَا عَذَابَ ٱلنَّارِ
Rabbana Atina Fid Dunya Hasanatan wa fil akhirati hasanatan wa qina azaban naar.
Our Lord, give us in this world [that which is] good and in the Hereafter [that which is] good and protect us from the punishment of the Fire.
This supplication is not only one of the most beautiful supplications; rather, is the most comprehensive dua because it covers every matter in Dunya and hereafter.
The good that is sought in (Dunya) this world encompasses all the good of this life and includes everything that is liked by people, such as
- Righteous wife or husband
- Abundant and enjoyable halal provision
- A child who is a source of joy
- Beneficial knowledge (ilaman naafi’an)
- Comfortable car
- Good profession
- Ease and comfort
- Righteous deeds
- Peaceful home and other things that are permissible and are liked
- Comfortable means of transportation
- Sufficient provision Good praise
On the other hand,
The good that is sought in the (akhirah) hereafter encompasses all the good of the afterlife such as
- Safety from punishment in the grave
- Being close to the Most Merciful Lord
- Easy reckoning,
- Entrance into Paradise and other good of the Hereafter.
- Attaining the good pleasure of Allah and eternal bliss
- Crossing over the bridge During the standing (on the Day of Resurrection)
- Safety from punishment of hell
- Collecting your book with the right hand
- Drinking from Kausar (pond) of the Messenger of Allah SAW
This powerful Dua is a prayer for success and prosperity, asking Allah to bless you with abundance in all aspects of your life, including your career.
Whether you’re seeking a promotion, a new job, or just looking to achieve your goals, this Dua can help you manifest success and prosperity in your professional life.
رَبَّنَا اتِنَا مِن لَّدُنكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّيْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَدًا
Rabbana atina min ladunka rahmatan wahhayi’ Lana min amrina rashada.
Our Lord! Bestow on us mercy from Yourself, and facilitate for us our affair in the right way.
This dua can be found surah Kahf, chapter 18 verse 10.
There are a lot of benefits of reciting this Dua on a regular basis and these include,
- You ask Allah to make you steadfast
- Protect you from evil
- Help you to do good
- Guide you through your ordeal that is, make easy for you that which is best for you, and
- Put right all your affairs, both spiritual and worldly.
Dua For Victory And Guidance
The power of dua (prayer) is immense and can bring about immense blessings and benefits to those who make it with sincere intention and faith.
Dua for victory and guidance is a type of prayer that seeks the help of Allah in times of difficulty and uncertainty, seeking guidance, success and protection from harm.
Whether you are facing challenges in your personal or professional life, this is the dua you need to turn to Allah and seek His aid and guidance.
رَبِّ أَعِنِّي وَلَا تُعِنْ عَلَيَّ، وَانْصُرْنِي وَلَا تَنْصُرْ عَلَيَّ، وَامْكُرْ لِي وَلَا تَمْكُرْ عَلَيَّ، وَاهْدِنِي وَيَسِّرِ الهُدَى إِلَيَّ، وَانْصُرْنِي عَلَى مَنْ بَغَى عَلَيَّ
Rabbi a’inni wa-la tu’in ‘alayya, wa-nsurni wa-la tansur ‘alayya, wa-mkur-li wa-la tamkur alayya, wa-hdini wa-yassir-il-huda ilayya, wa-nsurni ‘ala man bagha ‘alayya.
Meaning In English
My Lord, aid me and do not aid against me, and grant me victory and do not grant victory over me, plan for me and do not plan against me, guide me and facilitate guidance for me, grant me victory over those who transgress against me.
اللهُمَّ اجْعَل خَيْرَ عُمُرِي آخِرُهُ وَ خَيْرَ عَمَلِي خَوَاتِمَهُ وَ اجْعَلْ خَيْرَ أيَّامِي يَوْمَ أَلْقَاكَ
Allahumma-ja’alna khaira ‘umri akhirahu wa khaira ‘amali khawatimahu waj-’al ayyami yawma alqaka
O Allah, make the best part of my life, the last part, the best deed, my last deed and the best day, is the day I meet You.
اللهُمَّ اجْعَلْنَا مُفْلِحِينَ
O Allah make us among the successful people.
Dua for Successful in Everything
يَا حَيُّ يَا قَيُّومُ، بِرَحْمَتِكَ أَسْتَغِيثُ، أَصْلِحلِي شَأْنِ كُلَّهُ، وَ لَا تَكِلْنِي إِلَى نَفْسِي طَرْفَةَ عَيْن
Ya Hayyu Ya Qayyum, birahmatika astaghitsu, aslih li sha’ni kullahu, wa la takilni ila nafsi tarfata ‘aini.
O The Ever-Living, O The Self-Subsisting, I seek help through Your Mercy. Set right all my affairs and do not leave me to myself even for the blinking of an eye (i.e. a moment).
Another variation of this Dua is
اللَّهُمَّ رَحْمَتَكَ أَرْجُو فَلَا تَكِلْنِي إِلَى نَفْسِي طَرْفَةَ عَيْنٍ وَأَصْلِحْ لِي شَأْنِي كُلَّهُ لَا إِلَهَ إِلَا أَنْتَ
Allaahumma Rahmataka Arju fala Takilni Ila Nafsi Tarfata Ayn wa Aslih li Sha’ni Kullah La Ilaaha Illa Ant.
O Allah, I hope for Your mercy. Do not leave me to myself even for a blink of an eye. Correct all of my affairs for me. There is none worthy of worship except You.
Dua For Success In Exams And Interview
رَبِّ اشْرَحْ لِي صَدْرِي * وَيَسِّرْ لِي أَمْرِي * وَاحْلُلْ عُقْدَةً مِنْ لِسَانِي * يَفْقَهُوا قَوْلِي
Rabbi ishrah lee sadree Wayassir lee amree Wahlul uqdatan min lisanee Yafqahoo qawlee.
O Lord, lift up my heart and ease my task for me. Untie my tongue, so that they may understand my words.
In order to get the compassion of Allah (swt), he would recite this dua in times of distress.
Out of all duas for students, this supplication can serve many purposes, as it can be used for standardized tests, and to help improve your speech both orally and in writing.
Recite this duaa before delivering lectures, a big interview or any time you might need it.
In this Dua, you ask Allah to:
- Expand i.e relax for your chest [with assurance].
- Open your chest, grant you self-confidence, boldness, and contentment.
- Put your heart at peace.
- Lift up your heart.
- Expand your chest for you, expand it so that it may accommodate everything.
- Relieve your mind.
- Ease your task
- Make your task easy for you
- Facilitate, for your affair, that you may deliver it.
Dua For Ease And Success
اللهُمَّ لا سَهْلَ إلا مَا جَعَلتَهُ سَهْلا وَ أنتَ تَجْعَلُ الحزْنَ إذا شِئْتَ سَهْلا
Allahumma la sahla illa ma ja’altahu sahla, wa ‘anta taj-alul hazna idha shi’ta sahla.
O, Allah! There is nothing easy except what You make easy, and You make the difficult easy if it be Your Will.
Anas (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:
“O Allah, nothing is easy but that which You make easy and You can make hardship easy if You will.”
Are you seeking success in your career or job? The power of prayer and positive affirmations can go a long way in attracting success and prosperity in your professional life.
Duas or supplications play a significant role in seeking blessings and help from Allah.
Dua for Increased Sustenance
اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ عِلْمًا نَافِعًا وَرِزْقًا طَيِّبًا وَعَمَلاً مُتَقَبَّلاً
Allahumma inni as-aluka ‘ilman naafi’an, wa rizqan tayyiban, wa ‘amalan mutaqabbalan.
O Allah, I ask You for beneficial knowledge, good provision and acceptable deeds.
رَّبِّ زِدۡنِى عِلۡمًا
Rabbi Zidni Ilman
O my Lord, Increase me in Knowledge.
Whether you’re looking to advance in your current role or are seeking new opportunities, increasing your knowledge and wisdom is key to success.
By reciting this Dua, you can ask Allah for increased knowledge and wisdom, helping you make informed decisions and excel in your career.
Dua For Successful Marriage
رَبَّنَا هَبْ لَنَا مِنْ أَزْواجِنَا وَذُرِّيَّاتِنَا قُرَّةً أَعْيُنِنَا وَجَعَلْنَا للْمُتَّقِينَ إمَامَا
Rabbana hablana min azwajina wa zurriyatina qurrota ‘ayunina waj’alna lil muttaqina imama.
Our Lord! Bless us with spouses and offspring who will be the joy of our hearts, and make us models for the righteous.
Dua For Righteous Children
رَبِّي هَبْ لِي مِنَ الصَّالِحِنَ
Rabbi habli minas-salihin
My Lord, grant me a child from among the righteous” (Surah As-Saffat, 37:100)
رَبّي هَبْ لِي مِن لَّدُنْكَ ذُرِّيَّةً طَيِّبَة إِنَّكَ سَمِيعُ الدُّعَاء
Rabbi habli milladunka zurriyatan toyyibatan innaka sami ud-dua’
My Lord, grant me from Yourself a good offspring. Indeed, You are the Hearer of supplication.
In conclusion, incorporating Duas for success in your life can be a powerful tool in your pursuit of success and prosperity.
Whether you’re facing challenges in life, workplace or looking to advance in your career, these Duas can help you manifest your goals and bring you closer to success.
So why not start to harness the power of prayer and positive affirmations in your life!