Allahumma inni As’aluka ilman Nafian Full Dua Meaning & in Arabic

Allahumma inni As’aluka ilman Nafian is a Comprehensive powerful Dua for success in life that was heard being recited by our Prophet Muhammed (ﷺ) after Fajr prayer as reported by Sunan Ibn Majah.

The Dua asks for an increase in knowledge that can be beneficial, goodly provision, and deeds that can be accepted by Allah (S.W.T)


Allahumma inni As’aluka ilman Nafian in Arabic

The full Dua is written in Arabic with the Diacritical as:

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ عِلْمًا نَافِعًا وَرِزْقًا طَيِّبًا وَعَمَلاً مُتَقَبَّلاً

and Without the Diacritical:

اللهم إني أسألك علما نافعا ورزقا طيبا وعملا متقبلا


Allahumma inni As’aluka ilman Nafian wa Rizqan Thayyiban wa Aamalan Muttaqabbalan

Allahumma inni As’aluka ilman Nafian Meaning

The General meaning of the dua is simple and straightforward: “O Allah, I ask You for beneficial knowledge, Goodly provision, and Acceptable deeds“.

The Dua asks for 3 main things that lead to a successful day which are:

  • ilman Nafian beneficial knowledge: This means increasing the knowledge (wisdom) that adds benefits to the person in life and work by reciting the Dua.
  • Rizqan Thayyiban Goodly provision: This means Halal income, food, and whatever can be earned that is not forbidden or earned in the haram way.
  • Aamalan Muttaqabalan Acceptable deeds: This means asking Allah to accept all the good deeds that were done for Allah’s sake like praying, charity, helping others, etc…
Dua for Success in Business Allahumma inni As’aluka ilman Nafian

Dua Source

It was narrated from Umm Salamah that when the Prophet Muhammed (ﷺ) performed the morning prayer, while he said the Salam, he would say: ‘Allahumma inni as’aluka ‘ilman nafi’an, wa rizqan tayyiban, wa ‘amalan mutaqabbalan’”

Sunan Ibn Majah 925

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