By Imam Adam Jamal

There is no specific du’a that has been narrated from the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) for an engagement ceremony.

However we can make any du’a for happy occasions and this is one of them:

Du’a for engagement

  1. Say Bismillah
  2. Read Surah Al-Fatihah

English du’as

  1. “O Allah, bless their engagement and let it be a source of great happiness, peace, love, and unity for both of them. Guide them and grant them wisdom, patience, understanding, and mutual respect. Make their relationship a means of bringing them closer to You. O Allah, as you have brought them together in this world, unite them in Jannah.”
  2. “O Allah, as you have guided them to each other, guide them through the journey of their life together. Fill their hearts with unending love and compassion for each other. Let their love for each other be a source of strength and bond that holds them together in times of ease and hardship.”
  3. “O Allah, let their engagement be the beginning of a journey filled with love, trust, understanding, and growth. Empower them to fulfill their obligations towards each other and towards You. Make their home a haven of peace, tranquility, and a beacon of Your light.”
  4. “O Allah, grant them patience to overcome any trials and tribulations they may face. Strengthen their bond as they navigate through life’s challenges. Bestow upon them Your mercy and blessings in every step they take together.”
  5. “O Allah, make their relationship a source of inspiration for others, embodying kindness, love, patience, and mutual respect. Let their journey together serve as a testimony of Your divine guidance and blessings.”
  6. “O Allah, make their hearts homes for each other, where they find peace, comfort, and love. Bestow upon them wisdom and understanding to always resolve their differences in the light of Your guidance.”

Arabic du’as

  1. رَبَّنَا هَبْ لَنَا مِنْ أَزْوَاجِنَا وَذُرِّيَّاتِنَا قُرَّةَ أَعْيُنٍ وَاجْعَلْنَا لِلْمُتَّقِينَ إِمَامًا
    • Translation: “Our Lord, grant us from among our wives and offspring comfort to our eyes and make us an example for the righteous.” [Surah Al-Furqan, 25:74]
  2. رَبَّنَا آتِنَا فِي الدُّنْيَا حَسَنَةً وَفِي الْآخِرَةِ حَسَنَةً وَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ
    • Translation: “Our Lord, give us in this world that which is good and in the Hereafter that which is good, and save us from the punishment of the Fire.” [Surah Al-Baqarah, 2:201]
  3. رَبَّنَا فَاغْفِرْ لَنَا ذُنُوبَنَا وَكَفِّرْ عَنَّا سَيِّئَاتِنَا وَتَوَفَّنَا مَعَ الْأَبْرَارِ
    • Translation: “Our Lord, forgive us our sins and wipe out our bad deeds and take our souls in the company of the righteous.” [Surah Al-‘Imran, 3:193]

Urdu du’as

  1. اللہ تعالیٰ ان کی منگنی کو مبارک کرے اور اسے ان دونوں کے لئے خوشی، سکون، محبت اور اتحاد کا زریعہ بنائے۔
    • Translation: “O Allah bless their engagement and make it a source of happiness, peace, love and unity for both of them.”
  2. اللہ تعالیٰ، ان کی شادی کو برکت دے اور انہیں خوشی، سکون اور محبت کی بھرپور زندگی نصیب فرمائے۔
    • Translation: “O Allah bless their marriage and grant them a life full of happiness, peace and love.”
  3. اللہ تعالیٰ، انہیں حکمت، صبر، سمجھ اور باہمی احترام عطا فرمائیں۔ ان کے تعلق کو اپنی طرف قریب لانے کا ذریعہ بنائیں۔
    • Translation: “O Allah grant them wisdom, patience, understanding and mutual respect. Make it a means to bring their relationship closer to You.”
  4. اللہ تعالیٰ، جیسا کہ آپ نے انہیں اس دنیا میں اکٹھے کیا ہے، انہیں جنت میں بھی اکٹھے کریں۔
    • Translation: “O Allah, as You have brought them together in this world, bring them together in Paradise.”

End with Salawat

  1. End with Salawat: “Allahumma Salli ala Muhammad wa ala Aali Muhammad…”

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