بِسۡمِ اللّٰہِ الرَّحۡمٰنِ الرَّحِیۡمِ
In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.
الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ
Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds.
The Compassionate, the Merciful.
مَالِكِ يَوْمِ الدِّينِ
Master of the Day of Judgment.
إِيَّاكَ نَعْبُدُ وَإِيَّاكَ نَسْتَعِينُ
You alone we worship; and upon You, we call for help.
اهْدِنَا الصِّرَاطَ الْمُسْتَقِيمَ
Guide us along the straight path.
صِرَاطَ الَّذِينَ أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ غَيْرِ الْمَغْضُوبِ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلَا الضَّالِّينَ
The path of those You have blessed, not of those with anger on them, nor of the misguided.
[All] praise is [due] to Allah, Lord of the worlds –
The surah Al-Fatihah is The Opening to the Quran and the straight way of Almighty Allah. Another common name of the surah is The [Lord’s] Praise (al-Ḥamd).
It is seen to be a precise table of contents of the Quranic message and is important in Islamic worship, being an obligatory part of the daily prayer, repeated several times during the day.«
The surah is also known as: The Exordium, The Opening Chapter, The Opening of the Book, The Prologue.