1st 10 days of Ramadaan (Days of Mercy).
Recite the following dhikr as much as you can during the 1st 10 days of Ramadaan. Make Dua for Allah’s Mercy.
Allahumma-r hamnee Yaa Arhammar-Raahimeen
اللهم ارحمني يا ارحم الراحمين
Meaning: Oh Allah have mercy upon me, O Most Merciful.
2nd 10 days of Ramadaan (Days of Forgiveness).
Recite the following du‘as as much as possible, even after each card (obligatory) salaah for the second third of Ramadaan. Ask Allah for forgiveness.
Allahummaghfirli dhunoobi Yaa Rabbal ‘Aalameen
اللهم اغفر لي ذنوبي يا رب العالمين
Meaning: O Allah forgive my sins, O Lord of the worlds.
Rabbana Fagh-fir-lanaa dhunoobana wa kaf-fir ‘annaa sayyi-aatinaa wa ta-waf-fanaa ma-‘al abraar. [Surah 3/Aal-Imran:193] Meaning: Our Lord! Forgive us our sins and remit from us our evil deeds, and make us die in the state of righteousness along with Al-Abrâr (those who are obedient to Allâh and follow strictly His Orders).
Last 10 days of Ramadaan (Emancipation from the Fire).
Recite the following du‘as as much as possible (any time) and also after every salaah for the last 10 days of Ramadaan. Ask for protection from Hell-fire and entry into Paradise.
Allaahumma innaka ‘afuwwun tuhibbul ‘afwa fa’fu ‘annee
اللهم إنك عفو تحب العفو فاعفو عنا
Meaning: O Allah! Verily, You are the Oft-Pardoning, You love to pardon, so pardon me.
Allaahumma ajirnaa min an-Naar
اللهم أجرنا من النار
Meaning: O Allah save us from the Fire.