Du’a when welcoming a Haji

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said the following to a returning Haji:

قَبِلَ اللهُ حَجَّك ، وَغَفَرَ ذَنْبَكَ، وَاَخْلَفَ نَفَقَتَكَ

‘Qabilallahu hajjaka, wa ghafara dhambaka, wa akhlafa nafaqatak.’

Translation: May Allah accept your Haj, may He forgive your sins and may He replace your expenditure.

(Ibnus Sunni, Hadith: 506 and Kitabud Du’a of Tabarani, Hadith: 829. Also see: Majma’uz zawaid, vol.3 pg.211 , Al-Adhkar, Hadith: 685 and Al-Ibtihaj of Sakhawi, pg.140)

 

The du’a of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).

Imam Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shaybah (rahimahullah) has recorded that Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) would recited the followng du’a when welcoming a Haji.

 

تقبل الله نسكك وأعظم أجرك وأخلف نفقتك

Taqab balallahu nusukaka wa a’azama ajraka wa akhlafa nafaqataka

Translation

May Allah accept your Hajj, increase your reward and replace your expenditure.

(Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 16062)

 

Let’s make these the first words we utter when welcoming a returning Haji.

 

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