this page provides the translation of basic namaz in english.
For a detailed step-by-step guide on how to perform salat (namaz), please click HERE.
For the translation, please continue below.
Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala) is the greatest!
Subhana Kal-lah hum-ma wabi hamdika wata-bara kasmuka wata'ala jad-duka wala ilaha ghyruka.
Oh Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala)! All glory is for You, I praise You, Your name is the Most Blessed,
Your Majesty (the power of a ruler) is the highest and no one else is worthy of worship besides You.
A'uzu bil-lahi minash Shayta-nir-rajeem
I seek Allah's (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala) protection from Satan the cursed.
Bismillah hir-Rahma nir-Raheem
In the name of Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala), the most Kind and the most Merciful.
Surah Al-Fatiha [LISTEN]
Alhamdul lil-lahi rab-bil 'alameen
Praise is only for Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala), God of the Universe.
Ar rahma nir-raheem
The most Kind, the most Merciful.
The master of the Day of Judgement (Qayamat).
Iyyaka na'budu wa iyyaka nasta'een
We only worship You (Allah) and only see Your (Allah's) help.
Ihdinas siratal mustaqeem
Show us the straight path,
Siratal Lazeena an'amta 'alayhim
The path of those who You have blessed.
Ghai-ril maghdubi 'alayhim
Not the path of those who have deserved Your anger,
Walad dal-leen. Ameen.
And who have gone down the wrong path. Ameen.
Qul huwal lahu ahad.
Say: He is Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala), the only one.
Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala) helps and doesn't need help.
Lam yalid walam yulad.
He doesn't have a child, and He wasn't born from anyone.
(basically meaning he has no family)
Walam yakul-lahu Kufuwan ahad.
There is no one equal to Him.
Subhana Rabbi'yal Azeem.
Glory to my God the Great.
Sami Allahu (Rising from Ruku) [LISTEN]
Sami Allahu Liman Hamidah,
Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala) listens to those who praise Him,
Rabbana lakal Hamd.
Oh Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala), all praise is to You.
Subhana Rabbi yal A'ala.
Oh Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala), all praise is to You, You are the highest.
AttahiyyaatuLillahi Was Salawatu Wattayyibatu
All compliments, all prayer and worship are for Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala).
Assalamu Alaika Ayyuhannabi 'yu 'Warahmatullahi Wabarka'tuhu
Peace be upon you, Oh Prophet (Muhammad Sall'Allahu alayhi wasalam), and Allah's (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala) mercy and blessings.
Assalamu Alaina Wa'ala'Ibadillahis Saa'liheen
Peace be on us and on all good slaves of Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala).
Ash'had'u'un La ilahaillallahu
I bear witness that no one is worthy of worship except Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala)
Wa Ash'hadu Anna MuhammadunAbd'uhu Wa Rasooluh
And I bear witness that Muhammad (Sall'Allahu alayhi wasalam) is His slave and Messenger
Darood Sharif [LISTEN]
Allahumma Salleh Alaa Muhammadin Wa'ala' Aale Muhammadin
Kama Sallaiyta Alaa Ibraheema Wa' Ala Aale Ibraheema InnakaHameedum Majeed
Oh Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala), send grace and honour on Muhammad (Sall'Allahu alayhi wasalam)
and on the family and true followers of Muhammad (Sall'Allahu alayhi wasalam)
just as You sent Grace and Honour on Ibrahim (AS)
and on the family and true followers of Ibrahim (AS)
Surely, You are praiseworthy, the Great.
Allahumma Baarak Alaa Muhammadin Wa' Ala Aale Muhammadin
Kama Baarakta Alaa Ibraheem Wa' Ala Aale Ibraheema Innaka Hameedum Majeed
Oh Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala), send Your blessing on Muhammad (Sall'Allahu alayhi wasalam)
and the true followers of Muhammad (Sall'Allahu alayhi wasalam),
just as You sent blessings on Ibrahim (AS) and his true followers
Surely, You are praiseworthy, the Great.
Rabbana Aatina (Dua you can read after Darood Sharif) [LISTEN]
Rabbana Aatina Fid Duniya Hasanataw Wafil Akhirati Hasanataw Wa Qina Azaaban Naar
Oh Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala), make us successful in this world
and the other world (the world after death & qayamat)
and save us from the torture of hell.
Allahumma Innee (Also a Dua you can read after Dua after Darood Sharif)
Allahumma Innee Zalamtu nafsee zthulman katheeran wa la yaghfaru zunuba
illa anta faghfirlee maghfiritam min indika war hamnee innaka antal ghaforar raheem.
O Allah, I have greatly wronged myself (I have commited many mistakes)
and You alone can forgive sins (gunnahs), so grant me Your forgiveness and have mercy on me.
You are the forgiving and Merciful One.
Dua Qunoot (read in 3rd rakat of Witr in Isha)
Allah humma inna nast'eenuka wa nastaghfiruka
wa nu'minu bika wa natawak-kalu 'alayka wa nuthne 'alayk-al khayr.
Oh Allah, we ask You for help and seek Your forgiveness,
and we believe in You and have trust in You,
and we praise You in the best way and we thank You and we are not ungrateful to You,
and we turn away from those who disobey You.
Wa nashkuruka wa laaa nakfuruka wa nakhla'u wa natruku man-y yafjuruka.
Allah humma iyyaka na'budu wa laka nusal-lee
wa nasjudu wa ilayka nas'a wa nahfidu wa narju rahmataka
wa nakhsha 'azabaka inna 'azabaka bil kuf-fari mulhiq.
O Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala), we worship You only and pray to You and prostrate ourselves (bow down) before You,
and we run towards You and serve You,
and we hope to receive your mercy, and we fear your punishment.
Surely, the disbelievers will receive your punishment.