Welcoming the Returning Hujjaj: Prayers, Blessings, and Wishes for a Blessed Homecoming

As the Hajj pilgrimage draws to a close and the blessed pilgrims make their way back home, it is a time of joyous anticipation and heartfelt gratitude. The sacred journey to the holy lands of Makkah and Madinah is a profound experience that leaves an indelible mark on the hearts and souls of the Hujjaj. To express our love, support, and prayers for those who have embarked on this spiritual odyssey, we extend our warmest greetings and wishes for a blessed homecoming. In this blog post, we present a collection of heartfelt duas (supplications), blessings, and wishes in both Arabic and English, specially curated to welcome and honor the returning Hujjaj. These prayers serve as a reflection of the deep respect and admiration we hold for their devotion and commitment to the sacred rituals of Hajj. Join us in embracing the significance of their journey by showering them with these beautiful expressions of love, faith, and blessings.

A cake and decoration to welcome returning pilgrim (Hujjaj) from Makkah.

Greetings and Prayers for Those Returning from Hajj Pilgrimage

Here are the greetings and prayers for those who have completed the Hajj pilgrimage in both Arabic and English:

  1. “تَقَبَّلَ اللهُ حَجَّكَ وَجَعَلَهُ حَجًّا مَبْرُورًا”
    Translation: “May Allah accept your Hajj and make it a Hajj Mabroor, a Hajj that is accepted and rewarded abundantly.”
  2. “غَفَرَ اللهُ لَكَ ذُنُوبَكَ وَرَفَعَ دَرَجَاتِكَ فِي الآخِرَةِ بِحَجِّكَ”
    Translation: “May Allah grant you forgiveness for your sins and elevate your rank in the hereafter through your Hajj.”
  3. “بَارَكَ اللهُ لَكَ وَأَرَادَ لَكَ حَيَاةً مُبَارَكَةً وَتَقَوُّلاً بَعْدَ حَجِّكَ”
    Translation: “May Allah bless you with a life filled with blessings, contentment, and piety after your return from the holy pilgrimage.”
  4. “جَعَلَ اللهُ حَجَّكَ مَوْلاحُسْنًا لَكَ لِتَكُونَ قَدْوَةً حَسَنَةً لِغَيْرِكَ”
    Translation: “May your Hajj be a source of inspiration and positive transformation in your life, leading you to become a better Muslim and a source of guidance for others.”
  5. “أَجَابَ اللهُ دُعَائِكَ وَمَنَّ عَلَيْكَ بِخَيْرٍ فِي الدُّنْيَا وَالآخِرَةِ” Translation: “May Allah answer all your prayers and grant you the best of both worlds, in this life and the hereafter.”
  6. “بَارَكَ اللهُ فِيكَ وَبَلَّغَكَ مَغْفِرَةً وَرَحْمَةً وَجَعَلَ ذِكْرَى حَجِّكَ عِنْدَكَ نُصْبَى” Translation: “May the blessings and mercy of Allah be with you as you return from the sacred journey of Hajj.”
  7. “جَعَلَ اللهُ حَجَّكَ سَبِيلًا لِتَطْهِيرِ رُوحِكَ وَمَصْدَرَ نَمُوِّكَ الرُّوحِيّ”
    Translation: “May your Hajj pilgrimage be a means of purification for your soul and a source of immense spiritual growth.”
  8. “بَارَكَ اللهُ لَكَ بِالصِّحَّةِ وَالسَّعَادَةِ وَالنَّجَاحِ فِي كُلِّ جَوَانِبِ حَيَاتِكَ بِسَبَبِ حَجِّكَ”
    Translation: “May Allah bless you with good health, happiness, and prosperity in all aspects of your life as a result of your Hajj.”
  9. “جَعَلَ اللهُ لَكَ تَكْرَارَ الزِّيَارَةِ لِبَيْتِهِ الْحَرَامِ فِي الْمُسْتَقْبَلِ وَزِدْ بِإِيمَانِكَ”
    Translation: “May Allah grant you the opportunity to visit His sacred house again in the future and continually strengthen your faith.”

Please note that the transliteration of Arabic words may vary slightly, and it is always recommended to consult with scholars or knowledgeable individuals for accurate Arabic pronunciation and usage.

May this list be of useful resources for you to welcome the returning Hujjaj.

Habib bin Hilal

Habib bin Hilal is Editor in Chief of this blog and manager of the website: Alhabib - Coloring with Islam.

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