A List of Important Dua for Qurbani and Eid Al Adha

May 23rd, 2024
dua for qurbani

Qurbani is sacrificing animals for the sake of Allah which is a form of Ibadah in Islam. Muslims around the world slaughter animals during Eid Al Adha. In hadith books, some duas are mentioned to read during Qurbani and Eid Al Adha.

In this article, we will discuss the Duas for Qurbani and Eid Al Adha. In the name of Allah, we begin.

Dua for Qurbani in Arabic and English

Say this dua before slautering animal/ Qurbani/ Udhiya:

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ وَاللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ [اللَّهُمَّ مِنْكَ وَلَكَ] اللَّهُمَّ تَقَبَّلْ مِنِّي

Meaning: With the Name of Allah, Allah is the Most Great! [O Allah, from You and to You.] O Allah, accept it from me. [Muslim: 3/1557, Al Bayhaqi: 9/287, Hisnul Muslim: 246]

Saying Bismillah is compulsory, the rest is Mustahab

The following verses of the Quran can also be said before sacrificing animals:

Jabir ibn ‘Abdullah (R) reported that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ sacrificed two rams on the day of Eid. During sacrificing, he turned them towards the Qibla and said (these verses of holy Quran):

‏ إِنِّي وَجَّهْتُ وَجْهِيَ لِلَّذِي فَطَرَ السَّمَوَاتِ وَالأَرْضَ حَنِيفًا وَمَا أَنَا مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ

Meaning: ‘Verily, I have turned my face towards Him Who has created the heavens and the earth, as a monotheist, and I am not of the polytheists.” [Sura Al-An’am, 6: 79]

إِنَّ صَلاَتِي وَنُسُكِي وَمَحْيَاىَ وَمَمَاتِي لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ لاَ شَرِيكَ لَهُ وَبِذَلِكَ أُمِرْتُ وَأَنَا أَوَّلُ الْمُسْلِمِينَ اللَّهُمَّ مِنْكَ وَلَكَ عَنْ مُحَمَّدٍ وَأُمَّتِهِ

Meaning: ‘Verily, my prayer, my sacrifice, my living, and my dying are for Allah, the Lord of all that exists. He has no partner. And of this I have been commanded, and I am the first of the Muslims.” [Sura Al-An’am, 6: 162-163]

[Sunan Abu Dawood, Musnad Ahmad, Sahih Ibn Khuzaimah]

Dua to Greet for Eid

تَقَبَّلَ اللَّهُ مِنَّا وَمِنْكُمْ

Meaning: “May Allah accept from us and you (our good deeds)”. [At-Tabarani, Fathul Bari]

Takbeer At Tashreek

Say the following Takbeer after every Fard Salah from Fajr of 9th of Dhul Hijjah to Asr of 13th of Dhul Hijjah. Men should pronounce Takbeer loudly and women softly after each obligatory prayer. 

In hadith, Takbeer E Taskreeq is mentioned in different words. The most common Takbeer is 

اللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ اللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ لَا إلَهَ إلَّا اللَّهُ وَاَللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ اللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ وَلِلَّهِ الْحَمْد

Meaning: “Allah is the greatest, Allah is the greatest. There is no deity besides Allah and Allah is the greatest. Allah is the greatest and all praises are for Allah only.” 

You can also check out our Dua Dua app for more Duas. 


Qurbani is a highly virtuous form of Ibadah in Islam. Thus we will learn the different Duas for Qurbani to say on this important occasion so that Allah accepts our sacrifices. Also, we will try to learn the mandatory Takbeer at Tashreek and say it on the selected days. May Allah accept our Qurbani and bless us with happiness on Eid. 

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