Subhanaka Allahumma Wa Bihamdika Full Dua Meaning & in Arabic

Subhanaka Allahumma Wa Bihamdika is one of Dua el- Istiftah, meaning the Dua for opening Salah that was mentioned in a number of different hadith narrations.

It is Sunnah to read this dua when opening your prayer, According to Hanafi and Hanbali madhabs as it should be recited immediately after the intention to start the prayer (Niyyah).

Yet, your salat is still valid if you didn’t recite it as it is not mandatory. Rather it is something that is recommended to be recited as you will earn more deeds for following Sunnah, but if you forget to recite the Subhanaka Allahummadua dua, there’s nothing wrong.


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

Subhanaka Allahumma Wa Bihamdika in Arabic

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

سُبْحَانَكَ اللَّهُمَّ وَبِحَمْدِكَ وَتَبَارَكَ اسْمُكَ وَتَعَالَى جَدُّكَ وَلاَ إِلَهَ غَيْرُكَ

and Without the Diacritical:

سبحانك اللهم وبحمدك،و تبارك اسمك، وتعالى جدّك، ولا إله غيرك


Subhanaka Allahumma Wa Bihamdika Watabarakasmuka wa ta’aalaa jadduka, wa laa ‘ilaaha ghayruka.

Subhanaka Allahumma Wa Bihamdika Meaning

The General meaning of the dua is “Glory is to You, O Allah, and with Your praise. Blessed is Your Name and Exalted is Your Majesty. There is none worthy of worship but You”

Subhanaka Allahumma Wa Bihamdika Full Dua Meaning & in Arabic

Dua Source

It was narrated from Aishah that: When the Prophet opened the Salat he would say: “Subhanakallahumma, wa bihamdika tabarakasmuka wa ta’ala jadduka wa la ilaha ghairuk

Jami` at-Tirmidhi 243

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