Sunday, August 16, 2020

Prophetic dua to get barakah in food

Food is one of the blessings from Allah and as it is obligatory for us to acknowledge God by thanking Him for his blessing.

Duas and prayers are a great way to let God know that we appreciate His favors upon us. Prophet Mohammad PBUH instructed His companions and everyone in one of Hadiths: "Whoever is given food by Allah, let Him say (this dua)

Dua prayer for barakah (blessings) in food with Arabic, English translation


Allahumma baarik lana feehi warzuqna khayram-minh

English translation:

O Allah give us barakah in this (food) and also provide us with something even better than it [narrated Ibn Ibbas - Sunan Ibn Maajah 3322]

Follow these 9 Prophetﷺ instructions for barakah in food

To gain maximum benefits from our food and find barakah in it, it is crucial to follow Prophet Mohammad ﷺ guidelines. Here are 9 instructions derived from Hadiths:
  1. Say Bismillah before meal
  2. Eat with your right hand
  3. Always eat from what is in front of you
  4. Do no overeat
  5. Try to eat together with others 
  6. If the food drops, pick it up, remove dirt from it and eat. 
  7. Lick your fingers after eating, for there's barakah in it
  8. Show honor to food (do not express ungratefulness toward it)
  9. Use olive oil 


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