Dua for Traveling & Journey
Dua for Traveling & Journey in English
Dua for Traveling & Journey in Rumi
“Subhanal-ladhi sakhkhara lana hadha wama kunna lahu muqrinin wa inna ila rabbina lamunqalibun”
Dua for Traveling & Journey in Urdu
Safar ki Dua
سفر اور سواری کی دعا
اللہ عزوجل کا شکر ہے، پاک ہے وہ جس نے ہمارے لئے اس(سواری کو) مسخر کیا اور ہم اس کو فرمانبردار نہیں بنا سکتے تھے۔
This is a verse from the Quran (Surah Al-Zukhruf, 43:13) and it is often recited to express gratitude and humility towards Allah (SWT) for granting us the ability to control and benefit from the resources around us, and also to remind us of our ultimate return to Him.
Dua For Car (New)
اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ خَيْرَهَا ، وَخَيْرَ مَا جَبَلْتَهَا عَلَيْهِ ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهَا ، وَشَرِّ مَا جَبَلْتَهَا عَلَيْهِ
Dua For Car (New) in English
“Allahumma inni as’aluka khayraha, wa khayra ma jabaltaha ‘alayhi, wa a’udhu bika min sharriha, wa sharri ma jabaltaha ‘alayhi”
Translation: O Allah, I ask You for its goodness, and the goodness of what it was created for, and I seek refuge in You from its evil, and the evil it was created for.
Traveling & Journey in Islam
Traveling and undertaking journeys hold significance in Islam, and there are various teachings and guidelines regarding them. Here are some key aspects related to traveling and journeys in Islam:
Seeking Allah’s Blessings: Before embarking on a journey, it is recommended to seek Allah’s blessings and supplicate for a safe and successful trip. Muslims often say the prayer: “اللَّهُمَّ هَوِّنْ عَلَيْنَا سَفَرَنَا هَذَا وَاطْوَ عَنَّا بُعْدَهُ” (Allahumma hawwin ‘alayna safarana hadha wa atwi ‘anna bu’dahu), which means “O Allah, make our journey easy for us and shorten its distance for us.”
Etiquettes of Traveling: Islam emphasizes good manners and etiquette during travel. These include respecting fellow travelers, helping those in need, being patient with any difficulties, and avoiding engaging in sinful behavior during the journey.
Permission and Accompaniment: It is recommended for Muslims to seek permission from their family members, especially spouses and parents, before undertaking a journey. Additionally, it is encouraged to have a companion, especially for long trips, for the sake of safety and support.
Observing Prayers: Muslims are required to maintain their regular prayer obligations even while traveling. There are some accommodations and concessions allowed during travel, such as combining and shortening prayers, as well as offering prayers while sitting or in a vehicle if necessary.
Seeking Protection: It is recommended to recite specific supplications for protection during travel. One common supplication is: “سُبْحَانَ الَّذِي سَخَّرَ لَنَا هَـٰذَا وَمَا كُنَّا لَهُ مُقْرِنِينَ” (Subhanal-ladhi sakhkhara lana hadha wa ma kunna lahu muqrinin), which means “Glory be to Him who has subjected this to us, and we could never have it by our efforts.”
Seeking Blessings from Visiting Sacred Places: Visiting sacred places in Islam, such as the Kaaba in Makkah or the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, holds great spiritual significance. Muslims often undertake journeys to these places to perform acts of worship, such as Hajj or Umrah, seeking closeness to Allah and seeking forgiveness.