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Prayers for Family


And (remember) Zakariya, when he cried to his Lord: "O my Lord! leave me not without offspring, though thou art the best of inheritors."

Wa zakareyaa 'iz naadaa rabbhu rabbi laa tazarne fard(an) wa 'anta khayr al waarithiin



"O my Lord! Grant me a righteous (son)!"

Rabbi hab liy min as. S.aalih.iin



There did Zakariya pray to his Lord, saying: "O my Lord! Grant unto me from Thee a progeny that is pure: for Thou art He that heareth prayer!

Hunaalika da aa zakareyaa rabbhu qaala rabbi hab liy min ladunka zurreyah t.ayyibah 'innaka same ad du aa'



And those who pray, "Our Lord! Grant unto us wives and offspring who will be the comfort of our eyes, and give us (the grace) to lead the righteous."

Wa 'allaziina yaquluun rabbnaa hab lanaa min azwaajnaa wa zurreyaatnaa qurrah a yun wa ij alnaa li al muttaqiin 'imaam(an)


"Our Lord! make of us Muslims, bowing to Thy (Will), and of our progeny a people Muslim, bowing to Thy (will); and show us our place for the celebration of (due) rites; and turn unto us (in Mercy); for Thou art the Oft-Returning, Most Merciful.

Rabbnaa wa ij alnaa muslimain laka wa min zurreyahnaa 'ummah muslimah laka wa arinaa manaasiknaa wa tub alaynaa 'innaka 'anta at tawwaab ar rah.iim



O my Lord! make me one who establishes regular Prayer, and also (raise such) among my offspring O our Lord! and accept Thou my Prayer.

Rabb ij alne muqiim as. S.alaah wa min zurreyahe rabbnaa wa taqabbal du aa'i


"O our Lord! cover (us) with Thy Forgiveness - me, my parents, and (all) Believers, on the Day that the Reckoning will be established!

Rabbnaa ighfir liy wa li waalidaiya wa li al mu'miniin yawm yaqum al h.isaab


We have enjoined on man kindness to his parents: In pain did his mother bear him, and in pain did she give him birth. The carrying of the (child) to his weaning is (a period of) thirty months. At length, when he reaches the age of full strength and

Wa was.s.aynaa al 'insaan bi waalidaihi ih.saan(an) h.amalathu 'ummhu kurh(an) wa wad.a athu kurh(an) wa h.amlhu wa fis.aalhu thalaathuun shahr(an) h.attaa 'izaa balagha ashuddhu wa balagha arba iin sanah qaala rabbi awzi ne 'an ashkur ni mahka 'allate an amta alayya wa alaa waalidaiya wa 'an a mal s.aalih(an) tard.aahu wa as.lih. Liy fe zurreyahe 'inniy tubtu 'ilayka wa 'inniy min al muslimiin



And, out of kindness, lower to them the wing of humility, and say: "My Lord! bestow on them thy Mercy even as they cherished me in childhood."

Wa ikhfid. Lahumaa janaah. Az zull min ar rah.mah wa qul rabbi irh.amhumaa ka-maa rabbayaane s.agher(an)



"O my Lord! Forgive me, my parents, all who enter my house in Faith, and (all) believing men and believing women: and to the wrong-doers grant Thou no increase but in perdition!"

Rabbi ighfir liy wa li waalidayya wa li man dakhala bayte mu'min(an) wa li al mu'miniin wa al mu'minaat wa laa tazid az. Z.aalimiin 'illaa tabaar(an)


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