Allahumma Inni As’alukal Huda Full Dua Meaning, in Arabic & Benefits

Allahumma Inni As’alukal Huda Dua is a Comprehensive Dua that was heard being recited by our Prophet Muhammed (ﷺ) as reported by Sahih el-Muslim.

It is a powerful and authentic Dua as it Asks Allah for Guidance, Piety, Abstinence, and Contentment in simple and easy-to-memorize words


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

Allahumma Inni As’alukal Huda in Arabic

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

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ الْهُدَى وَالتُّقَى وَالْعَفَافَ وَالْغِنَى

and Without the Diacritical:

‏اللهم إني أسألك الهدى والتقى والعفاف والغنى


Allahumma Inni As’alukal Huda Wat-Tuqa Wal ‘Afaafa Wal Ghina

Allahumma Inni As’alukal Huda Meaning

The general meaning of the dua is “O, Allah! I ask You for Guidance, Piety, Abstinence, and Self-sufficiency”

The Dua is Asking Allah for Four things which are:

  • Huda: the need for guidance in your affairs to be on the right path
  • Tuqa: Means Following what Allah commanded and leaving what He prohibited.
  • Afaaf: Mean to Abstain from what is not permissible and prohibited.
  • Ghina: Mean Self-sufficiency as being pleased with what you have whether it is a lot or a little

Dua Benefits

The Dua provides plenty of benefits as it will provide the things that this supplication is asking for which are:

  • Asking Allah for Guidance on the right path
  • Ask Allah to support you in doing what He commands and avoiding what he prohibits.
  • Asking Allah to protect you from Haram relations in all forms
  • Asking Allah to be contented from heart and mind with what Allah has given you.
Allahumma Inni As'alukal Huda full dua meaning arabic english

Dua Source

Abdullah bin Mas’ud (May Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (ﷺ) used to say:

“Allahumma inni as’alukal-huda wat- tuqa wal-‘afafa wal-ghina (O Allah! I ask You for guidance, piety, chastity, and self-sufficiency)”.

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