Durood Sharif – Benefits of Short Darood Shareef


SalamAlaim Kum Dear Brothers and Sister, Today we will discuss about most beneficent prayer in Islam i.e. Durood Sharif and About the benefits of Durood Sharif. We will discuss about it’s importance to know why everyone should recite Durood sharif before praying any supplementary prayer in Islam.

Translation of Durood Sharif in English:

Allaahumma salli ‘alaa Muhammadinw wa ‘alaa ‘aali Muhammad; kamaa sallayta ‘alaa ‘Ibraaheema wa ‘alaa ‘aali ‘Ibraaheem, ‘innaka Hameedum Majeed. Allaahumma baarik ‘alaa Muhammadinw wa ‘alaa ‘aali Muhammad; kamaa baarakta ‘alaa ‘Ibraaheema wa ‘alaa ‘aali ‘Ibraaheem, ‘innaka Hameedum Majeed.

Source: Quran.com
Short Darood Shareef

Darood e Sharif in Arabic: 

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ وَعَلَى آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ كَمَا صَلَّيْتَ عَلَى إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَعَلَى آلِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، إِنَّكَ حَمِيدٌ مَجِيدٌ، اللَّهُمَّ بَارِكَ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ وَعَلَى آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ كَمَا بَارَكْتَ عَلَى إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَعَلَى آلِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، إِنَّكَ حَمِيدٌ مَجِيدٌ

English interpretation of Durood Sharif: 

O Allah, bestow Your favor on Muhammad and on the family of Muhammad as You have bestowed Your favor on Ibrahim and on the family of Ibrahim, You are Praiseworthy, Most Glorious.O Allah, bless Muhammad and the family of Muhammad as You have blessed Ibrahim and the family of Ibrahim, You are Praiseworthy, Most Glorious.

Durood e sharif in Arabic

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About Durood-e-Sharif

Darood Sharif dua is a short prayer to praise and ask for blessings from beloved Prophet Muhammad SAW. It is the beautiful and powerful dua to bring blessings and comfort in our lives. This short durood sharif dua is an easy way to show our respect and love towards the Prophet Muhammad SAW. 

Durood is Arabic word which means peace or blessings. According to a Hadees, Prophet Muhammad SAW once said, whoever recites Durood-e-Sharif will be bestowed with 10 blessings from Allah SWT. 

Significance of Small Darood Sharif in Islam

This small darood sharif dua holds immense value in the eyes of Allah SWT. It helps in gaining proximity to our beloved Prophet Muhammad SAW. You may receive tremendous spiritual gains and blessings on regular recitation of Durood-e-Pak.  This beautiful prayer has the ability to strengthen our faith in Islam and purify our souls. 

If your heat is restless and you feel anxious, Durood Sharif can bring tranquillity to it. This dua is a great source of seeking blessings, mercy and forgiveness from Allah SWT as it elevates the position of its reciters. 

Reciting Durood Sharif has been a tradition since the times of our Prophet. Prophet Muhammad himself this dua and has encourage his ummati’s (followers) to follow the same. It is the command of our Lord to send blessing and mercy upon our Prophet. Allah says in Quran

O belivers, send greeting and blessings upon Prophet Muhammad SAW.” (33:56)

Source: Quran.com

Also, there are a few different verswions of Durood-e-sharif for example, Durood Qasida burda, Durood Awaisi, Durood Tanjeena, Durood-e-shifa, and Durood-e-Taj. Each version has its own rewards and can be used according to our personal choices. 

What are the Actual Benefits of Durood Sharif Recitation

Benefits of reciting the darood sharif short version are mentioned below – 

  1. Relieves stress and difficulties
  2. To seek forgiveness from Allah
  3. Attaining success in life and in Akhirah 
  4. Protection from accidents
  5. To gain love from Allah SWT and His Prophet Muhammad SAW
  6. Attainment of peace and joy in our lives 
  7. To shows our love and gratitude towards Prophet Muhammad SAW 
  8. To increase the load of your good deeds
  9. To overcome challenges
  10. Protection from the evil
  11. To make us better people with clean heart 

Best time to Recite the dua of Darood Shareef Short Version

You can recite this dua any time. However, there are certain times when reciting durood sharif will deliver you with enormous blessings, rewards and benefits. These times include:

Time To Recite Short Durood Sharif
  • After the Fajr namaz
  • During a challenge
  • While seeking guidance
  • On the mentioned of our Prophet Muhammad SAW name 
  • While asking for forgiveness.
  • When you are anxious or stressed

Darood Sharif is one of the most powerful dua that holds great value in our lives. This dua is the best way to express respect, love and gratitude to the Prophet Muhammad SAW. Durood Sharif will help you in seeking intervention and in experiencing healing. Darood Shareef has the power to stengthen our connection with our beloved Prophet Muhammad SAW. 

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