Dua for Protection

  1. What is Dua for protection?

    We come across many moments in our life that are filled with great anxiety and fear. It is a human tendency to fear something. But Almighty ALLAH tells us to fear him alone and do not fear anything else. He will respond to our call if we call him and make supplication for our needs. The dua for protection means requesting ALLAH – the lord of all the worlds to protect you from loss and sufferings.

  2. Why Dua for protection?

    Without protection, we are highly susceptible to natural calamities, physical or spiritual damage caused by supernatural creatures, black magicians or your enemies. When you seek the protection of ALLAH, you become safe and secure.  You will stay protected from any damages and losses. It helps you overcome your worry and fear.

  3. What Dua for protection does?

    This world is filled with full of hatred, anger, grudge, and enmity. We are always in need of protection to secure ourselves. The dua for protection shoulders the responsibility of providing security. By making dua one can shield themselves and their family members from harm. It brings peace and harmony. Protects you from calamities, evil eye, diseases, enemy, snakes, hellfire, house fire, and fornication.

  4. Who can make the Dua for protection?

    Anyone and everyone can make the dua for protection. Whether you have problems or not you should perform the wazifa for protection and make dua regularly. It will only give you benefits and will not cause any kind of harm to you.

  5. How to make dua for protection?

    1. Ablution: 
      Perform fresh ablution (Wudu).
    2. Prepare for the wazifa: 
      Lay the prayer mat and sit facing towards the Holy Kaaba.
    3. Durud:
      Start the practice with the recitation of Durood e Shareef 11 times.
    4. Recite the protection dua
      Then recite this dua 1111 times. اللّهُـمَّ إِنِّـي أسْـأَلُـكَ العَـفْوَ وَالعـافِـيةَ في الدُّنْـيا وَالآخِـرَة ، اللّهُـمَّ إِنِّـي أسْـأَلُـكَ العَـفْوَ وَالعـافِـيةَ في ديني وَدُنْـيايَ  وَأهْـلي وَمالـي ، اللّهُـمَّ اسْتُـرْ عـوْراتي وَآمِـنْ رَوْعاتـي ، اللّهُـمَّ احْفَظْـني مِن بَـينِ يَدَيَّ وَمِن خَلْفـي وَعَن يَمـيني وَعَن شِمـالي ، وَمِن فَوْقـي ، وَأَعـوذُ بِعَظَمَـتِكَ أَن أُغْـتالَ مِن تَحْتـي  (O Allah, I ask for your forgiveness and well-being in this life and in the hereafter. O Allah, I ask for your forgiveness and well-being in my religious and worldly affairs, and in my family and my wealth. O Allah, hide my weaknesses and reassure my dismay. O Allah, protect me from the front and back and from my right and from my left and from above, and I take refuge in you so that the earth will not swallow me).
    5. Visualization:
      Keep the visualization that ALLAH is watching you.
    6. Maintain to become a practitioner
      Continue it for at least 21 consecutive days. You may extend it to 110 days or 210 days to become an effective spiritual therapist. Later on, you can make a habit of reciting it 11 times a day daily.
  6. Top Duas for protection

    1. Dua for protection of family

      For a man, his family is most dear to him. He cannot see his family members in pain and trouble. Family protection is his primary wish. He wishes to keep his wife and children safe from all kinds of dangers. The dua for protection of the family is one of the ways through which he can seek protection for his family members. Recite the following dua 41 or 111 times daily.

      بسم الله ارقيك من كل شيء يؤذيك من شر كل نفس أو عين حاسد. الله يشفيك. بسم الله ارقيك

      In the name of Allah I perform ruqyah for you, from everything that is harming you, from the evil of every soul or envious eye may Allah heal you, with the name of Allah I perform ruqyah for you.

    2. Dua for protection of house

      House protection is also one of the matters of concern. When there is no house, evil people laugh at you and when you have a good house they become jealous of you and try to capture it. One must take steps to prevent his house from the evil eye and evil motivations of people. The dua for protection of the house plays an important role in keeping your house secured. To protect your home from bad people and bad energies Listen to Surah Baqarah recited by a good Qari at least once daily.

    3. Dua for protection from calamities

      Sudden calamities and tribulations can knock you at any time. They strike without even making you aware of anything. Sometimes it’s effect is for short duration and at times it lasts for a very long time. They live physical and emotional impact after their passage. Recite the following dua 21 times in the morning and 21 times in the evening. It will protect you from all kinds of calamities. Even if someone tries to feed you poison, it will not harm you if you recite it while eating food.

      بِسْمِ اللهِ الَّذِي لَا يَضُرُّ مَعَ اسْمِهِ شَيْءٌ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَا فِي السَّمَاءِ وَهُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ

      (Allah, beginning with the name of, with whose name nothing in the earth nor in the skies can harm and he is the All-hearing All-knowing.)

    4. Dua for protection from Jinn

      Jinn are supernatural creatures. Just like Almighty ALLAH created humans with ringing clay, he created another form of a creature with fire and these are called Jinn. Jinns will also be questioned about their deeds on the day of their judgment. They will be rewarded for their good deeds and punished for their bad ones. The pious ones will remain in heaven and the mischievous non-believers will stay in the hell. Recite the following verses 41 times. Blow it on water. Sprinkle some water on yourself and drink the rest.

       أَفَحَسِبْتُمْ أَنَّمَا خَلَقْنَٰكُمْ عَبَثًا وَأَنَّكُمْ إِلَيْنَا لَا تُرْجَعُونَ
      فَتَعَٰلَى ٱللَّهُ ٱلْمَلِكُ ٱلْحَقُّ ۖ لَآ إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ رَبُّ ٱلْعَرْشِ ٱلْكَرِيمِ
      وَمَن يَدْعُ مَعَ ٱللَّهِ إِلَٰهًا ءَاخَرَ لَا بُرْهَٰنَ لَهُۥ بِهِۦ فَإِنَّمَا حِسَابُهُۥ عِندَ رَبِّهِۦٓ ۚ إِنَّهُۥ لَا يُفْلِحُ ٱلْكَٰفِرُونَ
      وَقُل رَّبِّ ٱغْفِرْ وَٱرْحَمْ وَأَنتَ خَيْرُ ٱلرَّٰحِمِينَ

    5. Dua for protection from Evil eye

      Evil Eye is a curse made on someone by staring with envy or jealousy at the victim. The evil eye is not a topic to be ignored. It causes a lot of injury and problem. One should always seek refuge in ALLAH from evil eye. It is stated in the Hadith that an evil eye is real. According to another, one-third of the people in the grave are due to the evil eye. When a person gets many blessings from ALLAH, surely he will develop enviers with it. Therefore, it is very important to seek protection. Enchant this dua 11 times in the morning and 11 times in the evening. With the will of ALLAH, you will remain protected from evil eye.

      بِسْمِ اللّٰہِ اَعُوْذُبِکَلِمَاتِ اللّٰہِ التَّآ مَّاتِ وَمِنَ الشَّیْطٰنِ وَمِنْ ھَامَتِہِ

      وَاَعُوْذُبِکَلِمَاتِ التَّآمَّاتِ کُلِّھَامِنْ شَرِّمَاخَلَقَ وَذَرَءَ وَبَرَءَ  

      o وَمِنْ شَرِّعِبَادِہٖ وَمِنْ شَرِّھَمَزَاتِ الشَّیٰطِیْنِ وَاَنْ یَّحْضُرُوْنَ 

    6. Dua for protection of children

      Children require more attention during their childhood. Without proper protection, they get prone to many problems and troubles. As a parent, you need to take enough care of your children in their tender age. Make a habit of seeking protection for your children. The Prophet (peace be upon him) used to make this dua for Hasan and Hussain (May Allah be pleased with).

      أُعِيذُكُمَا بِكَلِمَاتِ اللهِ التَّامَّةِ مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْطَانٍ ، وَهَامَّةٍ ، وَمِنْ كُلِّ عَيْنٍ لَامَّةٍ

      (I seek ALLAH’s protection for you both from every devil, beast and evil eye.)

    7. Dua for protection from diseases

      Disease put us in pain and restlessness. Many of us might think it to be bad. But the disease is a mercy from ALLAH. If we remain patient during diseases and pray to ALLAH for its cure, we get rewarded for it and many of our sins will be wiped out. However, we should keep asking for the protection of ALLAH from such dreadful diseases which we cannot bear. Invoke the following dua 51 times daily.

      اللّهُـمَّ عافِـني في بَدَنـي ، اللّهُـمَّ عافِـني في سَمْـعي ، اللّهُـمَّ  عافِـني في  بَصَـري ، لا إلهَ إلاّ اللّه أَنْـتَ
      اللّهُـمَّ  إِنّـي أَعـوذُبِكَ مِنَ الْكُـفر ، وَالفَـقْر ، وَأَعـوذُبِكَ مِنْ عَذابِ القَـبْر ، لا إلهَ إلاّ أَنْـتَ (O Allah, give health to my body, O Allah, give health to my hearing, Allah, give health in my sight. No one has the right to be worshiped, except You.)

    8. Dua for protection from enemy

      An enemy is a person who opposes your good actions, blessings, tries to harm you or prevent you from gaining success. Nowadays, no one is free of enemies. Everyone has enemies, either a few or many. In order to keep your life smooth and peaceful, it is necessary to identify your enemies, their objectives, stay away from them and make supplication to ALLAH for protection from the enemy. Recite Ayat al Kursi 88 times and pray for rescue from enemies.

    9. Dua for protection from harm

      Apart from human beings, there are animals and invisible creatures as well who may try to harm you in various ways. So, you should not let those remain unnoticed. You might not be seeing them, but they are observing you. You are not having the power to defeat them. But Almighty ALLAH is the most powerful and can do anything. Recite the following dua.

      اللّهُـمَّ إِنِّـي أَصْبَـحْتُ أَشْـهِدُك ، وَأُشْـهِدُ حَمَلَـةَ عَـرْشِـك ، وَمَلائِكَتِك ، وَجَمـيعَ خَلْـقِك ، أَنَّـكَ أَنْـتَ اللهُ لا إلهَ إلاّ أَنْـتَ وَحْـدَكَ لا شَريكَ لَـك ، وَأَنَّ ُ مُحَمّـداً عَبْـدُكَ وَرَسـولُـك (O Allah, Verily, I have reached the morning and I am calling you, the bearers of your throne, your angles, and all your creation to bear witness that you are Allah, no one has the right to be worshiped, except you, alone, without a partner and that Mohammad (peace be upon him) is your servant and messenger).

    10. Dua for protection from snake

      Snake, as you all know, is a poisonous creature. Man fears snakes and the snakes fear humans. So, whenever they get disturbed by someone they bite for their self-survival. It is very dangerous for humans to live among snakes. At some places, snakes come in abundance. In order to remain secured from them, recite the wazifa and make dua for protection from snakes. Enchant this dua 111 times. Write it on a membrane, dip it in some olive oil and keep it in your house.

      أَلَمْ تَرَ إِلَى الَّذِينَ خَرَجُوا مِن دِيَارِهِمْ وَهُمْ أُلُوفٌ حَذَرَ الْمَوْتِ فَقَالَ لَهُمُ اللَّهُ مُوتُوا ثُمَّ أَحْيَاهُمْ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَذُو فَضْلٍ عَلَى النَّاسِ وَلَٰكِنَّ أَكْثَرَ النَّاسِ لَا يَشْكُرُونَ

    11. Dua for protection from Zina

      Zina is an Arabic word which refers to illegal sexual intercourse from an Islamic point of view. It includes adultery, fornication, rape, prostitution, and bestiality. Apart from penetration, people get involved in Zina of eyes, ears, tongue, etc,. Zina of eyes is to purposely look at the forbidden things with lust. Zina of ears is hearing bad words and enjoying over it. Zina of the tongue is speaking about dirty matters with interest. One should protect himself from all kinds of Zina by making dua to Allah. To break your sexual desires and get protected from Zina, you can marry if capable of else fast and recite this dua 100 times daily.

      اللهُمَّ ارْفُعْ عَنَّا الغَلا وَالوَبَاء وَالرِّبا وَالزِّنا وَالزَّلازِلَ وَالمِحَنَ، 

      وَسُوءَ الفِتَنِ، مَا ظَهَرَ مِنْهَا وَما بَطَنَ، عَنْ بَلَدِنَا هَذَا خَاصَّةً وَعَنْ

      سَائِرِ بِلادِ المُسْلِمِينَ، بِرَحْمَتِكَ يَا أِرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِينَ

      (O Allah! Remove from us transgression, plagues, fornication, earthquakes and tests, and bad trials, both apparent and hidden from this land of ours especially and from all lands of the Muslims, with Your Mercy, O Most Merciful!).

    12. Dua for protection from shirk

      Shirk means to consider something or someone equal to Almighty ALLAH in his personality or attributes.  It is the greatest sin which is unforgivable. If someone dies committing shirk, without asking forgiveness from it before dying, then he will remain the hell forever. To die on the faith we should make dua for protection from shirk. Enchant the following dua 71 times daily.

      اللّهُـمَّ عالِـمَ الغَـيْبِ وَالشّـهادَةِ فاطِـرَ السّماواتِ وَالأرْضِ رَبَّ كـلِّ شَـيءٍ وَمَليـكَه ، أَشْهَـدُ أَنْ لا إِلـهَ إِلاّ أَنْت ، أَعـوذُ بِكَ مِن شَـرِّ   نَفْسـي  وَمِن شَـرِّ الشَّيْـطانِ وَشِـرْكِه ، وَأَنْ أَقْتَـرِفَ عَلـى  نَفْسـي  سوءاً أَوْ أَجُـرَّهُ إِلـى مُسْـلِم  (O Allah, Knower of the invisible and the seen, Creator of the heavens and the Earth, Lord and Sovereign of all things, I bear witness that no one has the right to be worshiped, except You. I take refuge in you from the evil of my soul and evil of the devil and his shirk, and from committing an evil against my soul or bringing another Muslim.)

    13. Dua for protection from hellfire

      Hellfire is very severe. No one can withstand the fire of hell. The hell has 7 levels and each level has a gate. The lower level of hell is much more severe than it’s above level. It contains a blazing fire, boiling water and tree of Zaqqum. According to the sins condemned by people, the pain and sufferings vary. They experience both physical and spiritual ailment. Its fire is 70 times more powerful than the severest fire of this world. Repeat this dua 70 times daily for protection from hell fire.

      رَبَّنَآ إِنَّنَآ ءَامَنَّا فَاغْفِرْ لَنَا ذُنُوبَنَا وَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ

      (Our Lord, Indeed we believed. So forgive us our sins and save us from the punishment of the fire ).

    14. Dua for protection from house fire

      Buring of houses is very common. We know from a hadith that the fire is an enemy of humans. So we should take care that we have not let any access to fire open. Turn off your gas stove, cylinders, lamps, and burning materials before you go to sleep at night. Within several seconds, a small flame can turn into a major fire. The most alarming fact we have noticed is home fires have become more dangerous and devastating because of the flammability of materials used in our house. Occupants roughly have 2 – 3 minutes to escape out. Recite this dua taken from Nisayi – The book of hadith, 11 times daily.

      اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْهَدْمِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ التَّرَدِّي وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْغَرَقِ وَالْحَرِيقِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ أَنْ يَتَخَبَّطَنِي الشَّيْطَانُ عِنْدَ الْمَوْتِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ أَنْ أَمُوتَ فِي سَبِيلِكَ مُدْبِرًا وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ أَنْ أَمُوتَ لَدِيغًا ‏

      O Allah, I seek refuge in You from being crushed by a falling wall, and I seek refuge in You from drowning or being burned, and I seek refuge with You from being led astray by the Shaitan at the time of death, and I seek refuge with You from being killed for Your sake while fleeing the battlefield, and I seek refuge with You from dying of a scorpion sting.

    15. Dua for protection from hypocrisy

      Hypocrisy is the term especially related to religious and moral beliefs. A hypocrite pretends to be good from outside but keeps the opposite nature within his heart. In short, a hypocrite thinks something else and speaks the opposite of it to flatter people. Since this attribute is disliked by Almighty ALLAH and his messenger Mohammad (peace be upon him) we should remain protected from it. Recite the following dua 21 times daily.

      اَللّهُمَّ طَهِّرْ قَلْبِىْ مِنَ النِّفَاقِ، وَ عَمَلِىْ مِنَ الرِّيَآءِ، وَ لِسَانِىْ مِنَ الْكَذِبِ، وَ عَيْنِىْ مِنَ الْخِيَانَةِ، فَإِنَّكَ تَعْلَمُ خَآئِنَةَ الْأعْيُنِ، وَمَا تُخْفِىْ الصُّدُوْرِ

      O ALLAH, cleanse my heart from hypocrisy, and my tongue from falsehood.

    16. Dua for protection from hasad

      Hasad is an Urdu word which means envy. The envious man feels unhappy and discontented with the blessings that Almighty ALLAH has granted to others. Being Muslims, it is a sin to become jealous over other Muslims’ possessions and merits. It is such a disease which eats off good deeds like the fire eats up the dry wood. It is compulsory on each Muslim to keep himself away from envy. Recite the Surah Falaq 11 times in the morning and evening.

    17. Dua for protection of property

      Property is one of the precious worldly things for which a man struggles. After his hard work and earning, he gathers his wealth for many years than purchases property. If someone tries to cause damage to it or makes plans to inherit it unlawfully, it is a very unjust act. If no one is there is support the property owner and make him get rid of his oppressors, he can make dua for protection of property. Recite the Surah Maidah and pray for the security of your property. It prevents from theft and loss.

    18. Dua for protection of husband

      Husband’s safety is precious to his wife than any other thing. If there is any danger to him, then the wife cannot remain peaceful and calm. She tries to ward off his problems and enemies with as much as her efforts she is capable of. She can bear anything but cannot tolerate harm to her husband. If she feels that her husband is having many enemies, struck in many difficulties then she can make dua for protection of her husband. Recite Surah Fatiha, Ikhlas, Falaq, and Naas 41 times each and pray.

    19. Dua for protection of baby

      Babies are very sensitive to bad forces and energies. They get infected by evil eye very soon. They need strong protection. Since their immunity will also be not that good, they fall ill again and again if not taken proper care. You need to take care of their cleanliness regularly. Maintain a good temperature for them. Do not take them out at market places because they may get infected with its dirt. Make dua for the protection of your baby every day. Recite Surah Ikhlas, Falaq, and Naas 11 times each. Blow it on your hands and wipe them over the entire body of the baby from head to toe.

    20. Dua for protection against waswas

      Waswas means evil thoughts that the devil puts in the heart of people. Shaitan is the enemy of Muslims. He gives the wrong recommendations and keeps on instilling evil thoughts.  He is having the power of only showing the wrong directions. It is upon Muslims to act on his suggestions or shun it. We should always seek protection from evil waswas so that we remain on the good path.

      Dua for protection against waswas

  7. Related Dua for protection

  8. Concluding Dua for Protection

    All the wazaif and dua for protection are free to use. Anyone could recite it with the right intention. It does not matter even if you are a beginner. By practicing on it regularly you too can become a spiritual expert. The condition is you should stay away from sins. Be Punctual with your 5 obligatory prayers and other compulsory deeds of Islam. Take care of cleanliness and correct Arabic pronunciation during the recitation. Perform it with full dedication and faith in Almighty ALLAH that he will grant you.

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