Friday 17 Thu al-Hijjah 1441 - 7 August 2020

Making du’aa’ in prayer in a language other than Arabic


If I don't speak Arabic and I want to make Du'aa while I am in prayers. For example, in Tahajud while the prostration is long Can I make Du'aa in my language until I learn Arabic.


Praise be to Allah.

Praise be to Allaah.

Yes, it is permissible to make du’aa’ in a language other than Arabic, if one does not speak it. But the Muslim has to learn enough Arabic to do the acts of worship properly. And Allaah knows best.

Source:  Shaykh ‘Abd al-Kareem al-Khudayr