Fotgi Ki Dua | Prayer For Death

Fotgi Ki Dua:

Life is not permanent and when we come to this world, one day we have to go to our creator. As our souls promised to Allah Almighty that we will come back to you. Whenever our beloved relative or friend or anyone dies, Muslims are directed to recite the following prayer which is a way to remember that we are also his mandate and everyone has to go back to him. It is a sign of gratitude and fearfulness from Allah Almighty our Creator. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un in Arabic or Fotgi Ki Dua is as follows. 

إِنَّا ِلِلَّٰهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ, 

Fotgi Ki Dua in Urdu: 

To understand the meaning of the prayer it is important to know the Urdu translation of it. This will have a great influence on the prayer to you. When a Muslim knows about the meaning of fotgi ki dua his intentions become pure. Urdu innalillahiwainnailaihirojiun text or Fotgi ki Dua in Urdu is as follows. 

بے شک ہم اللہ کیلئے ہیں اور ہمیں اسی کی طرف لوٹنا ہے۔

Fotgi Ki Dua
Prayer For Death

Fotgi Ki Dua in English: 

If you are having difficulties understanding the meaning of this dua in Urdu you can read its meaning in English. Innalillahiwainnailaihirojiun text or Prayer For Death is as follows. 

We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return, 

Death Ki Dua in Hindi: 

For Hindu community Prayer For Death in Hindi or inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un meaning in hindi is as follows. 

हम अल्लाह के हैं और उसी की ओर लौटेंगे, 

ve allaah ke hain aur usee kee or se lautaaya jaana chaahie 

Death Hone ki Dua: 

Dua Maghfirat For Dead is as follows. 

O Allah, forgive [name of the person] and elevate his station among those who are guided. Send him along the path of those who came before, and forgive us and him, O Lord of the worlds. Enlarge for him his grave and shed light upon him in it. 

Whenever a person dies it is our responsibility to keep him/her in our prayers and remember Allah Almighty.

Kisi se Dur hune ki Dua:

It is Allah Almighty who brings us close to anyone and he has the power to take us away from anyone. That is why we must ask Allah Almighty for any of our desires. He is the one who grants us everything. Kisi se dur hune ki Dua is as follows. 

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّى أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْهَمِّ وَالْحَزَنِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْعَجْزِ وَالْكَسَلِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْجُبْنِ وَالْبُخْلِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ غَلَبَةِ الدَّيْنِ وَقَهْرِ الرِّجَالِ

Oh ALLAH I seek protection in you from worries and sadness and I seek protection in you from weakness and laziness and I seek protection in you from miserliness and cowardliness and I seek protection in You from overpowering debts and being overpowered by people. 


What does Allah say about death? 

Allah Almighty says in Quran-e-Kareem that “Every soul shall taste death and only on the Day of Judgement will you be paid your full recompense. He wants us to remember death in every phase of our life. 

What does the Prophet say about death? 

Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) said: “No doubt, death came to him” By Allah, I too wish him good, but by Allah, I do not know what Allah will do with me though I am Al lah’s Apostle. ‘ By Allah, I never attested the piety of anyone after that. This shows that everyone, even the Prophets, had to taste death. 

What are the signs of a good death in Islam? 

The signs of a good death are whenever a person who is going to die gets a chance to repent of his past sins. The Holy Prophet guided us to seek refuge from sudden death. This was because he knew that when a person falls ill and then dies, he gets a chance to repent to Allah Almighty.


Our soul and body are the mandates of Allah Almighty and we have to return them to Allah Almighty when we die. The people who see or hear the news of someone die should recite fotgi ki Dua to remember Allah Almighty and the promise that our souls made. It is that we have to return to Allah Almighty one day.

Leave a Comment