The 3rd Ashra of Ramadan is denoted as “Freedom from Hell” (Nijaat) which starts from 21st to 30th of Ramadan. In this Ashra, Muslims seek blessings of Allah Almighty for protection and freedom from Hell. Following Dua is prescribed for 3rd Ashra:
The dua for 3rd Ashra (Tesra Ashra ki dua) of Ramzan
اَللَّهُمَّ أَجِرْنِي مِنَ النَّارِ
اے! میرے اللہ مجھے آگ (جہنم) سے بچا!
O! My Allah, save me from the fire (Jahannam)!
The word ‘Ashra’ means 10 days, and the holy month Ramadan is based on 30 days which is divided into three Ashras with specific names, features, and qualities respectively. These Ashras or stages of the holy month Ramadan is divided by Allah Almighty and told by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم). The Muslims fast in the month of Ramadan and there are specific prayers for fasting: (Roza rakhne ki dua), and (Roza kholne ki dua).
The holy Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) defined that Ramadan is the holy month carrying:
- and the third Ashra is freedom from hellfire (Dozakh/Jahanum se Nijat).
Importance of Dua for 3rd Ashra in Ramadan
Besides the rewards attached, these Duas are the gifted opportunities to gain forgiveness, blessings, and the mercy of Allah Almighty. The significance of these Ashras of Ramadan is crystal clear with the description by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) who taught Muslims these worthy Duas.
Please recite/read this due most often especially after every Prayer/Namaz.