Dua for Athan – What to say upon hearing the Athan and After Athan

Dua Between Athan:

Here you will learn about the Dua between Athan and after Athan (Azan ki Dua) to get unlimited blessings of Allah.

The Dua is an Arabic word, which means invocation, prayer or supplication.

Dua Between Athan:

Upon hearing the Athan, recite:

Dua Between Athan
وَأَنَا أَشْهَدُ أَنْ لاَّ إِلٰهَ إِلاَّ اللهُ وَحْدَهُ لاَ شَرِيْكَ لَهُ وَأَنَّ مُحَمَّدًا عَبْدُهُ وَرَسُوْلُهُ، رَضِيْتُ بِاللهِ رَبًّا وَّ بمُحَمَّدِ رَّسُوْلاً وَّبِالْإِسْلاَمِ دِيْنًا
Transliteration

Wa anaa ash-haadu an laa ilaaha illallaahu wahdahu laa shareeka lahu wa anna Muhammadan ‘abduhu wa Rasooluhu,radheetu billaahi rabban, wa bi Muhammadin Rasoolan wa bil Islaami deenan.Wa anaa ash-haadu an laa ilaaha illallaahu wahdahu laa shareeka lahu wa anna Muhammadan ‘abduhu wa Rasooluhu,radheetu billaahi rabban, wa bi Muhammadin Rasoolan wa bil Islaami deenan.

Translation

I testify that there is no one worthy of worship besides Allah. He is all by Himself and has no partner and I testify that Muhammad (S.A.W.) is His servant and Rasoul. I am pleased with Allah as my Lord, Muhammad (S.A.W.) as my Rasoul and Islam as my Deen.

 

It is stated in the hadith that the sins of a person are forgiven if the above dua is recited on hearing the athaan (azan).(Muslim)

Repeat what the Mu’aththin (Moa’zan) says, except for when he says:

On hearing the Athan
“حَيَّ عَلَى الصَّلاَةِ وَحَيَّ عَلَى الْفَلَاحِ” 
Transliteration

Hayya ‘alas-Salaah (hasten to the prayer) and Hayya ‘alal-Falaah (hasten to salvation).

 

Here you should say:

You Should Say
“لَا حَوْلَ وَلَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللهِ”
Transliteration

Laa hawla wa laa quwwata ‘illaa billaah.

Translation

 There is no might and no power except by Allah.

Reference: Al-Bukhari 1/152, Muslim 1/288.

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Dua After Athan:

After replying to the call of Mu’aththin (Moazzin). you should recite in Arabic Allah’s blessings on the Prophet.

Supplication After Adhan
اَللّٰهُمَّ رَبَّ هٰذِهِ الدَّعْوَةِ التَّآمَّةِ، وَالصَّلاَةِ الْقَآئِمَةِ، آتِ مُحَمَّدَنِ الْوَسِيْلَةَ وَالْفَضِيْلَةَ، وَابْعَثْهُ مَقَامًا مَّحْمُوْدًا الَّذِيْ وَعَدْتَّهُ، إِنَّكَ لاَ تُخْلِفُ الْمِيْعَادَ
Transliteration

Allaahumma Rabba haathihid-da ‘watit-taammati wassalaatil-qaa’imati, ‘aati Muhammadanil-waseelata walfadheelata, wab ‘ath-hu maqaamam-mahmoodanil-lathee wa’adtahu, [‘innaka laa tukhliful-mee’aad]

Translation

O Allah , Lord of this perfect call and established prayer. Grant Muhammad the intercession and favor, and raise him to the honored station You have promised him, [verily You do not neglect promises].

 

Reference: Al-Bukhari 1/152, and the addition between brackets is from Al-Bayhaqi 1/410 with a good (Hasan) chain of narration. See ‘Abdul-Azlz bin Baz’s Tuhfatul-‘Akhyar, pg. 38.

Between the call to prayer and the Iqamah, you should supplicate Allah for yourself. Invocation during this time is not rejected. (Abu Daood)

In the Islam, Dua is an act of calling out to Allah Almighty or it is a conversation with The Creator of the entire world.

Conclusion:

So, it is obligatory for every Muslim to make Dua before sleep, travels, goes out, enter the home and Dua between athan and after athan etc.