Allahumma Barik Lahu / Laha Meaning, in Arabic & Benefits

Allahumma Barik is an Arabic phrase that was taught by our beloved Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) which is commonly used by Muslims to express blessings or to seek blessings from Allah. It can be translated to mean “May Allah bless”. Adding Lahu or Laha depends on whether you asking Allah to bless him or her.

The phrase is often used when congratulating someone on a special occasion or accomplishment, such as a wedding, the birth of a child, or a new job. It is also used to express gratitude or to ask for Allah’s blessings and protection in daily life.

Allahumma Barik Pronunciation

The following video we have made will help you learn the proper pronunciation of the phrase word by word:

Allahumma Barik in Arabic

The phrase consists of 2 words which are written :

اللّهُـمَّ بارِكْ

How to say it to Male and Female

The Arabic language is a grammatically gendered language with each verb, noun, and adjective always assigned either a male or female case. As well as it differentiates between Single, Dual, and Plural


Male: Allahumma Barik Lahu (in Arabic: “اللّهُـمَّ بارِكْ لَهُ“) (Meaning: “May Allah bless him“)
Female: Allahumma Barik Laha (in Arabic: “اللّهُـمَّ بارِكْ لَها“) (Meaning: “May Allah bless her“)


Males or Mix: Allahumma Barik Lahom (in Arabic: “اللّهُـمَّ بارِكْ لَهُم“) (Meaning: “May Allah bless them“)
Female: Allahumma Barik Lahon (in Arabic: “اللّهُـمَّ بارِكْ لَهن“) (Meaning: “May Allah bless them“)

Benefits Of Allahumma Barik

1. Angel says Ameen to your Dua

According to the Hadith of our Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ), whenever a Muslim prays for someone, an angel says Ameen to the Dua for the praying person. This means both you and the other one for which prayer is made will be blessed.

2. Show and promote goodwill

Saying it is a great term for exchanging love between two Muslims. It shows that we are happy for our brother and pray for him to get more blessings from Allah SWT and you are not envious and jealous.

3. Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad

It is the sunnah of our beloved Prophet (ﷺ) to say Allahumma Barik on certain occasions. This not only helps the Muslim earn great rewards but also protects the brother from evil eyes.

When to say it

  • A beautiful thing that draws your attention.
  • Whenever you praise or compliment someone.
  • Things that inspire you.
  • Whenever you want to pray for a person or send blessings.
  • To congratulate the newborn baby.

How To Reply To Allahuma Barik

Since it is Dua the response should be Ameen

Examples in Sentences

Example 1: My daughter got full marks in her exams Allahuma Barik Laha.

Example 2: Wow, Allahumma barik that is a beautiful house!

Example 3: Congratulations on your new boy Allahuma Barik Lahu and protect him from any harm.

Example 4: My parent’s Dua and support are the reason for my success, Allahumma Barik Lahom


If your intention is to praise or compliment someone or something then you can also say “Mashallah

If your intention is to pray to someone or send blessings then you can also say “Barak Allahu feek

Phrase source from Hadith

It was narrated from `Aqil bin Abu Talib: That he married a woman from Banu Jusham, and they said: “May you live in harmony and have many sons.” He said: “Do not say that, rather say what the Messenger of Allah said: ‘Allahumma barik lahum wa barik `alaihim (O Allah, bless them and bestow blessings upon them).”

 Sunan Ibn Majah 1906

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