Dua to Iftar with Hadith Reference

Dua to Iftar


Arabic: ذهب الظما، وابتلت العروق، وثبت الأجر إن شاء الله

Transliteration: Dhahaba al-zama’ wa abtalat al-‘urooq wa thabat al-ajr insha’Allah

English Translation: Thirst is gone, the veins are moistened, and the reward is assured, if Allah wills.

Hadith Reference:

This Dua is narrated in the book Al-Mu’jam Al-Awsat of Imam Tabarani with a chain of narrators, which includes Imam Malik and Imam Ahmad. They considered the Hadith to be Hasan (good).


This dua expresses gratitude to Allah for the sustenance and nourishment received during the fast. It acknowledges the end of thirst, the rehydration of the body, and the hope for reward from Allah for completing the fast.

Additional Duas:

While the above Dua is the most common, here are some other Duas you can recite at Iftar:

    • Allhummalakasu’mtu wa bika aftaratu wa ala rizqika aftartu, faghfirli innaka anta al-Ghafurur-Rahim (O Allah, I fasted for You, and I break my fast with You, and I break my fast upon Your provision, so forgive me, for You are indeed the Oft-Forgiving, the Most Merciful). This Dua is narrated in Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim.
    • Alhamdulillah alladhi at’amanna wa sharibana wa waffaqana li Ramadan (All praise is due to Allah who fed us and gave us drink, and enabled us to reach Ramadan). This Dua is from Sunan Ibn Majah.