Allahumma Barik Meaning and usage
What does ‘Allahumma Barik’ mean?
Allahumma Barik Means” O Allah! Bless“
When to say Allahumma barik
“Allahumma Barik ” is said Seeking Blessings and Productivity
It is sunnah to say “Allahumma barik” in following occasion-
- When you come across something admirable.
- To protect from evil eye
The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) advised Muslims that when they come across something admirable in their fellow Muslim brothers, they should supplicate for blessings (barakah) upon them. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said:
“If one of you sees something with his brother that he admires, let him pray for blessing (barakah) for him.”Narrated by Imam Malik in al-Muwatta (2/939), Imam Ahmad in al-Musnad (25/355), and Ibn Majah (3509)
There are different usage of Allahumma barik that depends on who is addressed based on rules of Arabic grammer.
Here we will quote hadiths and explain you the usage of “Allahumma Barik ” and how you should use the phrase in your daily life.
allahumma barik laha
It means, Oh Allah ! bless her
Saying Allahuma Barik lana
اللّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَنَا فِيمَا رَزَقْتَنَا، وَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ ، بِسْمِ اللَّهِ
Allahumma barik lana fima razaqtana wa-qina adhaban-naar. Bismillah
Meaning : “O Allah! Bless (the food) You provided us and save us from the punishment of the Hellfire. In the Name of Allah.”
Allahumma barik lahum
“Lahum” is for plural.
So Allahumma barik lahum means- O Allah bless them
Allahumma Barik Lahu in Arabic
اللّهُـمَّ بارِكْ لَهُ
Allahumma barik lahu is used for male and the meaning of the phrase is oh Allah, bless him.
Allahumma barik lahum wa barikalaihim
اللَّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَهُمْ وَبَارِكْ عَلَيْهِمْ
It was narrated from Aqil bin Abu Talib: that he married a woman from Banu Jusham, and they said: “May you live in harmony and have many sons.” He said:
“Do not say that, rather say what the Messenger of Allah said: ‘Allahumma barik lahum wa barikalaihim (O Allah, bless them and bestow blessings upon them).’
Allahumma barik lahum wa barik alaihim
Meaning: O Allah, bless them and bestow blessings upon them.
Narrated Abdullah ibn Abbas: I was in the house of Maymunah. The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) accompanied by Khalid ibn al-Walid entered.Two roasted long-tailed lizards (dabb) placed on the sticks were brought to him. The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) spat.Khalid said: I think that you abominate it, Messenger of Allah. He said: Yes. Then the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) was brought milk, and he drank (it).
The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) then said: When one of you eats food, he should say: O Allah, bless us in it, and give us food (or nourishment) better than it. When he is given milk to drink he should say: O Allah! bless us in it and give us more of it, for no food or drink satisfies like milk.
Allahumma Barik fihi
اللَّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَنَا فِيهِ وَزِدْنَا مِنْهُ
Meaning: O Allah! bless us in it and give us more of it.
here Fihi means it.
Allahumma Barik alaihi
اللهم بارك عليه
It means O Allah, bless it for him
Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allah have mercy on him) said:“If the one who is looking fears that he could cause harm by his evil eye to the object that he is looking at, then he may ward off its evil by saying “Allahumma barik ‘alayhi (O Allah, bless it for him),”as the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said to ‘Amir ibn Rabi‘ah, when he looked at Sahl ibn Hunayf:“Did you not pray for barakah for him?” – In other words did you not say “Allahumma barik ‘alayhi (O Allah, bless it for him)”?” Zad al-Ma‘ad, 4/156
It comes in ibn majah 3509,
It was narrated that Abu Umamah bin Sahl bin Hunaif said:“ ‘Amir bin Rabi’ah passed by Sahl bin Hunaif when he was having a bath, and said: ‘I have never seen such beautiful skin.’ Straightaway, he (Sahl) fell to the ground. He was brought to the Prophet (ﷺ) and it was said: ‘Sahl has had a fit.’ He said: ‘Whom do you accuse with regard to him?’
They said: “ ‘Amir bin Rabi’ah.’ They said: ‘Why would anyone of you kill his brother? If he sees something that he likes, then let him pray for blessing for him.’ Then he called for water, and he told ‘Amir to perform ablution, then he washed his face and his arms up to the elbows, his knees and inside his lower garment, then he told him to pour the water over him.”
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