Are you planning to go shopping at a market? A Muslim should make this dua before entering a market because it is according to the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ). Making this dua before stepping into a market serves as a way to seek His protection and blessings.
Whether you are visiting a grocery store, mall, or any other marketplace these duas will assist in ensuring a prosperous shopping experience.
The dua is as follows:
Dua Before Entering a Market – Arabic
لَا إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ لَا شَرِيكَ لهُ، لَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَلهُ الْحَمْدُ، يُحْيِي وَيُمِيتُ وَهُوَ حَيٌّ لَا يَمُوتُ، بِيَدِهِ الْخَيْرُ وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ
Dua Before Entering a Market – Transliteration
Laa ‘ilaaha ‘illallaahu wahdahu laa shareeka lahu, lahul-mulku wa lahul-hamdu, yuhyee wa yumeetu, wa Huwa hayyun laa yamootu, biyadihil-khayru, wa Huwa ‘alaa kulli shay’in Qadeer.
Dua Before Entering a Market – English Translation
None has the right to be worshiped but Allah alone, Who has no partner. His is the dominion and His is the praise. He brings life and He causes death, and He is living and does not die. In His Hand is all good, and He is Able to do all things.