Astaghfirullah Hal Adzim Meaning, in Arabic & Benefits

Astaghfirullah Hal Adzim or Astaghfirullahalazim is an extension of Astaghfirullah that Muslims frequently recite this dua (supplication) to seek forgiveness from Allah.


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

Astaghfirullah Hal Adzim Meaning

Astaghfirullahalazim is an Arabic sentence made from joining Astaghfar ( repentance ) and Allah which combined means “I seek forgiveness from Allah”. and then adds Al Azim which means The mighty and most Great.

Combined is considered a short prayer of redemption. An expression of shame. I should not have done that. Anyone saying it is supposed to be repenting or asking forgiveness before Allah.

Astaghfirullah al Azeem in Arabic

Astaghfirullah Hal Adzim in arabic consists of 3 words which are written with the Diacritical as:

أَسْتَغْفِرُ اللَّهَ الْعَظِيمَ

and without Diacritical :

 أستغفر الله العظيم

and it can be divided and explained as following

Astaghfiruأَسْتَغْفِرُ I seek forgiveness of
llahاللَّهَ God
Hal AdzimالْعَظِيمَThe Almight

Common Spelling

  • Astaghfirullahalazim
  • Astaghfirullah al Adzim
  • Astaghfirullah al Azim
  • astaghfirullah al Azeem
  • astaghfirullaha al azeem

Astaghfirullahalazim Benefits

The benefits of reciting this dua are the same as Istighfar the things that this supplication is asking for which are:

  • It helps us to refrain from all forms of sins
  • Istighfar (asking forgiveness) removes anxiety and increases the likelihood that a dua will be answered.
  • Opens the door of sustenance.
  • It relieves you. When you feel that sadness within you
  • Daily Istighfar opens the door of mercy and knowledge.
  • Asking for Istighfar is a gateway to productivity 

Astaghfirullah al Azim Origin

Prophet Muhammed (ﷺ) said: Whoever says: Astaghfirullāha ‘l-‘Aẓīm alladhi lā ilāha illā huwa ‘l-ḥayyul-Qayyūm wa atūbu ilayh. Allah will forgive him even if he has deserted the army’s ranks.

Hisn al-Muslim 250


There are different Dua you can say for asking forgiveness and here are some of the that are similar to this one:

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