Dua for 1st 10 Days of Dhul-Hijjah

It is recommended to say the following prayer, which is reported from Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (as), after the obligatory Fajr and Maghrib Prayers since the first day of Dhu’l-Hijjah and up to the eve of the Arafat Night, the ninth of Dhu’l-Hijjah.

اَللَّهُمَّ هٰذِهِ ٱلايَّامُ ٱلَّتِي فَضَّلْتَهَا عَلَىٰ ٱلايَّامِ وَشَرَّفْتَهَا
O Allah, these days that You have preferred and favored on other days,
قَدْ بَلَّغْتَنِيهَا بِمَنِّكَ وَرَحْمَتِكَ
You have allowed me to attain them out of Your favor and mercy;
فَانْزِلْ عَلَيْنَا مِنْ بَرَكَاتِكَ
so, (please) descend on us Your blessings
وَاوْسِعْ عَلَيْنَا فِيهَا مِنْ نَعْمَائِكَ
and expand for us Your boons.
اَللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي اسْالُكَ انْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّد
O Allah, I beseech you to send blessings to Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad
وَانْ تَهْدِيَنَا فِيهَا لِسَبِيلِ ٱلْهُدَىٰ
and to guide us on these days to the path of guidance,
وَٱلْعِفَافِ وِٱلْغِنَىٰ
chastity, sufficiency,
وَٱلْعَمَلِ فِيهَا بِمَا تُحِبُّ وَتَرْضَىٰ
and doing that which You like and please.
اَللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي اسْالُكَ يَا مَوْضِعَ كُلِّ شَكْوَىٰ
O Allah, I beseech You, O object of all complaints,
وَيَا سَامِعَ كُلِّ نَجْوَىٰ
O Hearer of all confidential talks,
وَيَا شَاهِدَ كُلِّ مَلأٍ
O Attendant in all sessions,
وَيَا عَالِمَ كُلِّ خَفِيَّةٍ
O Knower of all hidden matters,
انْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّد
to send blessings to Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad,
وَانْ تَكْشِفَ عَنَّا فِيهَا ٱلْبَلاَءَ
relieve us from all hardships on these days,
وَتَسْتَجِيبَ لَنَا فِيهَا ٱلدُّعَاءَ
respond to our prayers,
وَتُقَوِّيَنَا فِيهَا وَتُعِينَنَا
grant us power, aid us,
وَتُوَفِّقَنَا فِيهَا لِمَا تُحِبُّ رَبَّنَا وَتَرْضَىٰ
and lead us successfully to all that which You, O our Lord, like and please
وَعَلىٰ مَا ٱفْتَرَضْتَ عَلَيْنَا مِنْ طَاعَتِكَ
and to do acts of obedience to You that which You have made obligatory upon us
وَطَاعَةِ رَسوُلِكَ وَاهْلِ وَلاَيَتِكَ
as well as acts of obedience to Your Messenger and to the men of Your leadership.
اَللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي اسْالُكَ يَا ارْحَمَ ٱلرَّاحِمِينَ
O Allah, I beseech You, O most Merciful of all those who show mercy,
انْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّد
to send blessings to Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad
وَانْ تَهَبَ لَنَا فِيهَا ٱلرِّضَا
and grant us [Your] pleasure on these days.
إِنَّكَ سَمِيعُ ٱلدُّعَاءِ
You are verily Hearer of prayers.
وَلاَ تَحْرِمْنَا خَيْرَ مَا تُنْزِلُ فِيهَا مِنَ ٱلسَّمَاءِ
Do not deprive us of the good that You cause to come down from the heavens on these days,
وَطَهَّرْنَا مِنَ ٱلذُّنوُبِ
purify us from sins,
يَا عَلاَّمَ ٱلْغُيوُبِ
O Knower of all unseen things,
وَاوْجِبْ لَنَا فِيهَا دَارَ ٱلْخُلوُدِ
and make certain for us the abode of immortality.
اَللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
O Allah, send blessings to Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad
وَلاَ تَتْرُكْ لَنَا فِيهَا ذَنْباً إِلاَّ غَفَرْتَهُ
and do not leave for us a sin but that You forgive it,
وَلاَ هَمّاً إِلاَّ فَرَّجْتَهُ
no depression but that You relieve it,
وَلاَ دَيْناً إِلاَّ قَضَيْتَهُ
no debt but that You help us settle it,
وَلاَ غَائِباً إِلاَّ ادَّيْتَهُ
no absent but that You make join us,
وَلاَ حَاجَةً مِنْ حَوَائِجِ ٱلدُّنْيَا وَٱلآخِرَةِ
and no need in this world and the Next World
إِلاَّ سَهَّلْتَهَا وَيَسَّرْتَهَا
but that You make it easy and obtainable.
إِنَّكَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَىٰءٍ قَديرٌ
You, verily, have power over all things.
اَللَّهُمَّ يَا عَالِمَ ٱلْخَفِيَّاتِ
O Allah! O Knower of all hidden things!
يَا رَاحِمَ ٱلْعَبَرَاتِ
O Merciful of all tears!
يَا مُجِيبَ ٱلدَّعَوَاتِ
O Answerer of all prayers!
يَا رَبَّ ٱلارَضِينَ وَٱلسَّمَاوَاتِ
O Lord of the (layers of the) earth and the heavens!
يَا مَنْ لاَ تَتَشَابَهُ عَلَيْهِ ٱلاصْوَاتِ
O He Who is not confused by various sounds!
صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّد
(Please) send blessings to Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad
وَٱجْعَلْنَا فِيهَا مِنْ عُتَقَائِكَ وَطُلَقَائِكَ مِنَ ٱلنَّارِ
and include us, on these days, with those whom You release and discharge from Hellfire,
وَٱلْفَائِزِينَ بِجَنَّتِكَ
those whom You make win Your Paradise,
وَٱلنَّاجِينَ بِرَحْمَتِكَ
and those whom You save, out of Your mercy.
يَا ارْحَمَ ٱلرَّاحِمِينَ
O most Merciful of all those who show mercy!
وَصَلَّىٰ ٱللَّهُ عَلَىٰ سَيِّدِنَا مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ اجْمَعينَ
Allah may send blessings to our master, Muhammad, and to his entire Household.