Dua qunut for salatul witr

Qunut means beign obedient. Dua Qunut a specific dua that ricite in salatul witr according hanafi. Some fuqih says that Muhammad used to recite Du’a al-Qunoot during Salat al-Fajr, Witr and sometimes during other prayers throughout the year.

Famous Dua Qunut


“Allaahumma innaa nastaienuka wa nastagfiruka wa nu’minu bika wa natawakkalu alaika wa nusni alaika al khair, wa nashkuruka walaa nakfuruka wa nakhlauo wa natruku maiyafjuruka.

Allaahumma iyyaka na’budu wa laka nuslli wa nasjudu wa ilaika nas aa wa nahfizu wa narjoo rahmataka wa nakhshaa azaabaka inna azaabaka bilkuffaari mulhik”

Dua qunut translation

O Allah, We want Your help and we beg forgiveness of You and we believe in You and we rely on You and extol You and we thank to You and are not ungrateful to You and we alienate and forsake those who disobey You.
O Allah, we worship only for you and we pray for you and prostrate. We betake to please You and present ourselves for the service in Your cause and we hope for Your mercy and fear Your chastisement. Undoubtedly, Your torment is going to overtake infidels O’ Allah!

When your recite Dua qunut

According to the Hanafi opinion, one is meant to present Takbir (Say Allahu Akbar and lift his palms until ear lobes and hold them back below or higher than navel with right hand over left) before going into Ruku in third Rakah.  Recite the subsequent Qunut Prayer additionally known as as Dua-e-Qunoot (Prayer of Qunoot). Once reciting the Dua, Muslims then bend in ruku and perform the remainder of the Salath.

Du’a qunoot is recommended to be recited within the Witr prayer. The Witr prayer, according to imam Abu Hanifah is wajib (obligation). The opposite Imams think about the Witr prayer as Sunna Mu’akkadah (a recommendation). It are often offered once the Isha prayer right up to the break of dawn. The minority Ibadi style of Islam rejects the apply of qunūt.

Other Dua Qunut

Dua-qunut 2
Dua-qunut 2

“Allaahummahdinee fiman hadayta, wa ‘aafinee fiman ‘aafayta, wa tawallani fiman tawallayta, wa baarik lee fima ‘a’atayta, wa qinii sharra maa qadhayta, fa innaka taqdhee wa laa yuqdhaa ‘alayka, ‘innahu laa yadillu man waalayta, (wa laa ya ‘izzu man ‘aadayta) , tabaarakta Rabbana wa ta’aalayta ”


O’ Allah, lead the way me with those whom You have guided , and strengthen me with those whom You have given strength. Give me to Your care with those whom You have given to Your care. Bless me in what You have given me. Save me from the evil You have ordained. Certainly, You command and are not commanded, none whom You have committed to Your care shall be humiliated (and none whom You have taken as an foe shall taste glory) . You are Blessed, Our God , and Exalted.

You can also recite this Dua as Dua Qunut

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