Iftar Dua: The Prayer for Breaking the Fast

You’ve probably heard the roza iftar dua before, but how many of you actually know what it means? The roza iftar dua, also known as the prayer of breaking the fast, serves as an important reminder to appreciate Allah’s blessings during this time of spiritual cleansing and reflection. And even if you’re not Muslim or aren’t fasting during Ramadan, there are still plenty of lessons we can learn from this short prayer. Keep reading to find out more about what the meaning of the roza iftar dua prayer is and how it can enrich your life as well! 


How should we recite this prayer? 

First, we should recite Surah Fatiha and then other Surahs or Ayat from Quran. After that, we should read Durood Sharif, dua for iftar and list of doas (from various sources). At last, we must ask Allah to forgive us of our sins during Ramadan month and all other months in a year. We must also pray Him to forgive all Muslim brothers who are going through any difficulty or trouble in their lives during Ramadan month and all other months of a year. It is better to say it loudly so that others can hear it as well.  

If someone has not broken his fast yet, he can start with reciting Durood Sharif only and then complete it after breaking his fast. If someone is already having food/drink before Iftar time, he can start with reciting dua for iftar first and then complete it after having food/drink at Iftar time. It is better to recite roza iftar dua sitting down than standing 


What are the additional benefits of praying? 

Praying at night is also a way to ask God for forgiveness and express gratitude. Before going to bed, Muslims perform their prayers of thanksgiving in which they thank God for everything they’ve received during that day and ask forgiveness if they’ve done anything wrong. Praying before falling asleep reinforces positive thoughts before drifting off. It’s an excellent way to start your day feeling grateful and refreshed. [1] What are some common practices of praying? There are five daily prayers that Muslims practice on a regular basis. These include morning prayer (Fajr), noon prayer (Zuhr), afternoon prayer (Asr), sunset prayer (Maghrib) and evening prayer (Isha). Each one lasts about 10 minutes or so, but it’s not uncommon for devout Muslims to spend more time praying than required. In addition to these regular five prayers, there are special times when Muslims pray as well. For example, before eating or drinking something new or after returning from travel. 
How do we perform Iftar? 

If you’re a practicing Muslim and Ramadan is approaching, you might be preparing to break your fast with iftar (the evening meal). Performing iftar starts with a prayer known as dua. Reciting dua is a simple way to humble ourselves before God and ask Him to accept our worship. Muslims typically recite specific verses from Al-Quran while performing roza Iftar dua. Many also listen to recitations of Quran online or in an app during Iftar time. Additionally, it’s common practice for Muslims to offer their first prayer of Ramadan at Fajr instead of Isha (evening) prayer. So before we eat, we pray! Here are some tips on how to perform roza Iftar dua 

 


* Perform wudu (ablution) prior to breaking your fast. * Stand up straight, face towards Mecca and bow down slightly so that only your upper back touches your head. * Start reciting roza Iftar dua from verse 33 of Surah Al-Baqarah (Chapter 2).  

 

This will continue until you reach verse 190 of Chapter 7 in Surah Al-A’raf. After that, you can move on to verses 217–219 of Chapter 10 in Surah Yunus and then go on reciting a number of other chapters from Al-Quran.  

 

During Ramadan, it’s common practice for Muslims around the world to break their fast with dates or water if they’re traveling or sick. Once you’ve performed roza Iftar dua, it’s time to break your fast! 

Whom should we invite to our Iftar table? 

Before we break our fast, it’s common practice to call guests over for a quick dinner. Among these invitees are family members and friends whom we feel especially connected to or like to show special respect by inviting them over, as well as any religious leaders who could give us some guidance before or after eating. Some of these religious leaders include imams or who can lead us in an roza iftar dua during or after dinner. It’s especially common for parents and children—or even coworkers—to gather together before breaking their fast with some special food, conversation, and prayers together. (Reference link) The best thing about Ramadan is… : Every year, millions of Muslims across America take part in Ramadan. During that time, they spend an entire month reflecting on themselves and looking for ways to better improve themselves through fasting and prayer. One Muslim woman shared her thoughts on what she loves most about Ramadan, saying that she thinks the best thing about Ramadan is seeing how kind people become towards each other because they all share something really important – belief in God 


What are some things that break one’s fast? 

There are a number of things that break your fast. These include accidentally eating or drinking something, which breaks your fast; smoking cigarettes (or any other kind of smoke); and having intercourse. It is also frowned upon; so if you plan on fasting, you should take precautions to avoid these situations. A prayer is said to cleanse your sins during Ramadan, and it’s called roza Iftar Dua. This Arabic term translates into Prayer for Breaking Fast. There are specific prayers that can be said before, during, and after sunset on different days of Ramadan when breaking one’s fast becomes permitted by Islam.roza Iftar dua is usually recited with dates as part of it. For example, Allahumma laka sumtu wa bika amantu wa ‘ala rizqika aftartu wa ilayka tawakkaltu wa uturni fi husni zhuhurin wa shahr means O Allah! For You I fasted and with Your provision I broke my fast. And at Your will I will do it again tomorrow at its appointed time. That night we ate together in peace without speaking about anything except Allah… Then we separated, each one going to his own bed in praise of Allah Almighty until he fell asleep. – Ibn `Abbas Narrated by al-Bukhari. 

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *