Powerful Dua To Save Your Marriage From Divorce

An argument between a married couple is something natural. Often when it escalates, one of them might think of getting a divorce while the other wants to stay.

If you are in a situation where your partner wants to bring the relationship to an end, it is possible to prevent it from happening. All you need to do is have faith in Allah and recite dua. In this article, we will learn about the prayers to stop divorce. 

Powerful Dua To Save Your Marriage

One of the most powerful dua one can recite to stop divorce is this verse from Surah Furqan:

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“Wallazeena yaqooloona Rabbanaa hab lanaa min azwaajinaa wa zurriyaatinaa qurrata a’yuninw waj ‘alnaa lilmuttaqeena Imaamaa.”

Dua To Save Your Marriage

Meaning and Reference: 

 “And those who say, “Our Lord! Grant unto us wives and offspring who will be the comfort of our eyes, and give us (the grace) to lead the righteous.” (Surah Furqan verse 74)

How to Recite This Dua?

1. Freshen with Wudu (ablution)

2. Recite Durood Sharif 11 times

3. Then recite verse 74 from Surah Furqan

4. Recite Durood Sharif again 11 times

5. Now, pray to Allah (SWT) to stop divorce and make your married life blissful

To see positive results, you will need to follow these steps for 29 days. 

Another Powerful Prayer to Save Marriage from Divorce

You can also recite the following dua to prevent divorce:

“Wa minhum mai yaqoolu rabbanaaa aatina fid dunyaa hasanatanw wa fil aakhirati hasanatanw wa qinaa azaaban Naar.” 

Meaning and Reference:

“Our Lord! Give us good in this world and good in the Hereafter, and defend us from the torment of the Fire.” (Surah Al-Baqarah verse 201)

How to Recite This Dua?

1. Get up early and make Wudu

2. Say Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem” 1000 times

3. Recite verse 201 from Surah Al-Baqarah 41 times after each Salah

4. Do Tauba and Istigfaar regularly

5. Make dua to Allah (SWT) to protect your marriage from divorce

Continue the above steps for 41 days and Insha Allah, divorce will not happen. 

Powerful Wazifa to Stop Divorce

Powerful Wazifa to Stop Divorce

Apart from dua, wazifa can also protect your marriage. For this wazifa, you will need to perform two rakats after Isha salah on Fridays. The steps are given below:

1. After each prayer, recite Surah Ad-Duhaa 11 times

2. After the salam, recite the dua Allaahumma ah’abbanee ilaa qalbi” 41 times.

You will need to perform this wazifa for 41 days if you want problems with your spouse to be solved.

Surah for Married Couple to Save Marriage

There are a few Surahs from the Quran that will help you save your marriage. They are as follows:

Surah for Married Couple to Save Marriage

Surah An-Nisa

Surah An-Nisa is a powerful surah that is known to resolve miscommunication and strengthen love between couples. You will need to recite verse 128 from this surah to avoid divorce:

“Wa inimra atun khaafat mim ba’lihaa nushoozan aw i’raadan falaa junaaha ‘alaihi maaa ai yuslihaa bainahumaa sulhaa; wassulhu khair; wa uhdiratil anfusush shuhh; wa in tuhsinoo wa tattaqoo fa innal laaha kaana bimaa ta’maloona Khabeeraa”


“And if a woman fears from her husband contempt or evasion, there is no sin upon them if they make terms of settlement between them – and settlement is best. And present in [human] souls is stinginess. But if you do good and fear Allah – then indeed Allah is ever, with what you do, acquainted.

How to Recite This Surah?

1. Recite verse 128 after each prayer

2. After reciting, do Qiyam (raising hands) and ask Allah (SWT) to save your marriage from divorce. 

Continue this practice for 41 days and recite the surah as much as you can. The differences between you and your spouse will be settled peacefully. 

Surah Ar-Rum

Surah Ar-Rum is another surah that is known to resolve multiple issues involved in marital life. You will need to recite verse 21 from this surah:

“Wa min Aayaatiheee an khalaqa lakum min anfusikum azwaajal litaskunooo ilaihaa wa ja’ala bainakum mawad datanw wa rahmah; inna fee zaalika la Aayaatil liqawminy yatafakkaroon”


“And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquillity in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed in that are signs for a people who give thought.”

How to Recite This Surah?

1. After Isha salah, recite verse 21 500 times

2. After reciting, ask Allah (SWT) to save your marriage from divorce

Keep doing this for 25 days and your marriage issues will be resolved. 

Surah Al-Baqarah

Reciting verse 187 of Surah Al-Baqarah helps resolve all types of problems in a marriage:

“Uhilla lakum laylatas Siyaamir rafasu ilaa nisaaa’ikum; hunna libaasullakum wa antum libaasullahunn; ‘alimal laahu annakum kuntum takhtaanoona anfusakum fataaba ‘alaikum wa ‘afaa ‘ankum fal’aana baashiroo hunna wabtaghoo maa katabal laahoo lakum; wa kuloo washraboo hattaa yatabaiyana lakumul khaitul abyadu minal khaitil aswadi minal fajri summa atimmus Siyaama ilal layl; wa laa tubaashiroo hunna wa antum ‘aakifoona fil masaajid; tilka hudoodul laahi falaa taqraboohaa; kazaalika yubaiyinul laahu aayaatihee linnaasi la’allahum yattaqoon”


“It has been made permissible for you the night preceding fasting to go to your wives [for sexual relations]. They are clothing for you and you are clothing for them. Allah knows that you used to deceive yourselves, so He accepted your repentance and forgave you. So now, have relations with them and seek that which Allah has decreed for you.

And eat and drink until the white thread of dawn becomes distinct to you from the black thread [of night]. Then complete the fast until the sunset. And do not have relations with them as long as you are staying for worship in the mosques. These are the limits [set by] Allah, so do not approach them. Thus does Allah make clear His ordinances to the people that they may become righteous.”

How to Recite This Surah?

1. Perform Wudu

2. Recite Durood Sharif 3 times

3. With pure intentions, recite verse 187 of Surah Al-Baqarah 100 times

4. Perform 2 rakat salah

5. Make a dua to Allah (SWT) to restore your relationship with your spouse

What Does Islam Say about Divorce?

Breaking the sacred bond between married couples is not encouraged in Islam. It is permissible only if there are valid reasons and it should be considered as a last resort. 

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said,

“The most hateful of lawful matters to Allah is divorce.”

Although Islam permits divorce, Muslim spouses should try all possible ways to save their marriage. 

How Can a Couple Avoid Divorce?

A couple can save their marriage as long as both of them act positively with each other. Here’s a list to follow:

  • Understanding each other’s needs, wants, and desires
  • Avoiding arguments by staying calm
  • Giving up one’s opinion in an argument even if they are correct
  • Not shouting at each other unless the house is on fire
  • Advising the partner lovingly instead of criticizing harshly
  • Resolving an issue between them before sleeping
  • Expressing gratitude to each other every day
  • Admitting any wrongdoings and asking for forgiveness as soon as possible
  • Not talking about private matters with anyone else


1. Can I Remarry My Spouse After Divorce in Islam?

In Islam, a spouse can divorce and remarry their partner two times. After the third divorce, the husband cannot marry their partner. Allah (SWT) says:

“And if he has divorced her (the third time), then she is not lawful unto him thereafter until she has married another husband” [al-Baqarah 2:230]

Also, if a man divorces his wife for the first or second time and her iddah has not ended, he can take her back in the presence of two witnesses. 

2. Which Surah Improves Marital Relationship?

To improve their marital relationship, spouses can recite the following surahs:

  • Surah Yasin
  • Surah An-Nisa
  • Surah Ar-Rum
  • Surah Jumah
  • Surah Al-Furqan
  • Surah Hud
  • Surah Al-Quraysh
  • Surah Al-Muzzammil
  • Surah Al-Mujadila

3. How Can I Save My Marriage from Divorce?

To save marriage, it is important for spouses to remain calm in order to prevent any argument. They should always show love and kindness to each other. If any issue arises between them, they should discuss calmly and resolve it before going to sleep. It is also important for them not to utter harsh words or criticize each other harshly. 

If you are in a situation where you and your spouse are having a heated argument, reciting the above duas and surahs with pure intention can save your marriage. 

4. Which Dua Can Remove Anger From a Bad-Tempered Husband?

If you are dealing with a bad-tempered husband, following this process will help:

1. Perform Wudu before Fajr or Isha salah

2. Recite Durood Sharif 11 times and say “Laa Ilaaha Illallah” 35 times.

3. Take Tasbih and perform Niyah

4. Read any five chapters of Surah Al-Baqarah

5. Recite “A’oothu billaahi minash-Shaytaanir-rajeem” and “Yea ayyuheallazeena eamanustaainoo bis saabri vas saaleat(saaleati), innaalleaha maaas seabireen” 115 times

6. End your dua by saying “Ameen” and “Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmathullaah” two times

Final Thoughts

Dispute is inevitable in a marriage. But, with the utmost effort, spouses can maintain a healthy relationship. As long as you recite dua to save your marriage from divorce and to do so with pure intention, your marriage will be protected and your marital life will be filled with happiness. 

If you know any couple who is planning to file a divorce, make sure to share this article with them. If you try to save another’s marriage, Allah (SWT) will greatly reward you. 

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