Masnoon (exemplified by the holy Prophet) supplications
Wa Qaala Rab-bukmud 'oonee Astajib Lakum. 40/60
("And your Rabb orders, supplicate to Me and I will accept it.")
When stepping out of one's home:
Bismil Laahi Tawak-kaltu 'Alal Laah. (Laa Haula Wa Laa Quw-wata Il-laa Bil-Laah.
("Al-Laah is He in whose name I begin (and), I put my trust in Al-Laah ")
When entering a mosque:
(Bismil-Laahi Was-salaatu Was Salaamu 'Alaa RasoolilLaah)
Al-Laahum maf-tah Lee Abwaaba Rahmatika
("0 Al-Laah! Open for me the gates of Your mercy.")
When stepping out of a mosque:
(Bismil-Laahi Was-Salaatu Was-Salaamu 'Alaa Rasoolil Laah) Al-Lahum-ma In-ni As'aluka Min Fadlilaka Wa Rah-matika
("O Al-Laah! I seek from You Your grace and Your mercy.")
On getting up from sleep:
Al-Hamdu Lil-Laahil-Lazee Ahyaanaa Ba 'da Maa Amaa tanaa Wa 'Ilaiehin Nushoor
("All praise is due to Al-Laah who has given me life (raised me up) after putting me to death (sleep), and I have to return to Him.")
On entering the lavatory:
Al-Laahum-ma 'In-nee A'oozu Bika Minal Khubusi Wal Khubaa'is.
("O Al-Laah! I seek refuge with You from all wicked male and female Jinn.")
On coming out of the lavatory:
Al Hamdu Lil-Laahil-Lazee Azhab 'An-nil 'Azaa Wa 'Aafaanee.
("All praise is due to Al-Laah alone, who has removed the distress from me and given me comfort.")
After finishing the meal:
Al Hamdu Lil-Laahil-Lazee Laah, At'amanaa wa Saqaanaa Wa Ja'alanaa Minal Muslimeen.
("All praise is due to Al who has fed me and given me drink and made me of the Musalmaans.")
One should also say this after eating at someone's home:
Al-Laahum-mat'im Man At'amanee Wasqi Man Saqaanee.
("O Al-Laah! Feed him who has fed me, and give him drink who has given me drink.")
On putting on a new dress:
Al Hamdu Lil-Laahil-Lazee Kasaanee Maa 'uwaariya Bihi 'Auratee Wa Ata jam-malu Bihi Fee Hayaatee.
("All praise is due to Al-Laah, who has clothed me so that I may hide my nakedness and so that I may adorn myself while I am alive.")
When seated on a mount:
Al Hamdu Lil-Laah, Sabhaanal Laahil Lazee Sakh Khara Lanaa Haaza Wa Maa Kun naa Lahu Muqrineena Wa In naa Ilaa Rab binaa Lamun qal iboon.
("Thanks be to Al-Laah. Glory be to Him who has made it (the mount) subservient to us although it was beyond us to make it subservient, and we are to return to our Rabb.")
To be recited on Shab-i-Qadr and Shab-i-Bara'at:
Al-Laahum In-naka' Afoow-wun Tuhib-bul 'Afwa Fa'fu 'An-nee Yaa Ghafoor.
("O Al-Laah! Surely, You are the One who forgives and likes forgiveness, so, forgive me, O You who forgive.")
On visiting a graveyard:
As-Salaamu 'Alaiekum Yaa Ahlal Quboori Yaghfirul-Laahu Lanaa Walakum Wa Antum Salafunaa Wa Nahnu Bil Asar
("Peace be on you, O inmates of the graves. May Al-Laah for give you and us. You have gone before us, and we are to follow you.")
On looking into the mirror:
AI-Laahum-ma Has-santa Khalqee Fa Has-sin Khuluqee.
("O Al-Laah! You have given me good looks; also make my nature good.")
On sighting the new moon:
Al-Laahum-ma Ahil-Lahu 'AIaienaa Bil Yumni Wal Ieemaani Was Salaamati Wal Islaami Wat taufeeqi Limaa Tuhib-bu wa Tardaa, Rab-bee Wa Rab-bukal Laah
("O Al-Laah! Raise this moon on us with blessing, faith, peace and security, and give us the ability to do the things, which You like and which please You. (And) (O moon) Al-Laah is your Rabb as well as ours.")
When struck by adversity:
In-naa Lil-Laahi Wa In-naa 'Ilaiehi Raaji'oon, Al-Laahum-ma 'Indaka Ahtasib Museebatee Fa'jurnee Feehaa Wa Abdilnee Minhaa Khaieraa.
("Surely, we belong to Al-Laah and to Him we are to return. O Al-Laah, I hope for a reward in this adversity. So recompense me in this and requite me with some thing better.")
When faced with debts and anxiety:
Al-Laahum In-nee A'oozu Bika Minal Ham mi Wal Huzni wa A'oozu Bika Min Ghalabatid Daieni Wa Qahrir Ritaal.
("I seek refuge with You from anxiety and depression, and I seek refuge with You from overwhelming debt and from encroachments by people.")
Rab-banaa Taqab-bal Min-naa In-naka Antas-Samee'ul 'Aleem, Bihurmati Saiey-yidil Mursaleen, Sallal Laahu 'Alaiehi Wa Aalihi Wa Ashaabihi Wa Baaraka Wa Sal-lma Ajma 'een.
Al-Khateeb Al Okarvi