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A du’a asking Allah Ta’ala for guidance, piety and contentment

Question

Can you please provide the reference and Arabic text  for this supplication:

‘O Allah, I ask You for guidance, piety, the ability to abstain from wrong contentment and independence’

 

Answer

Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded this du’a on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2721)

 

Arabic text

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ الْهُدَى وَالتُّقَى وَالْعَفَافَ وَالْغِنَى

Transliteration

Allahumma inni asalukal huda wat tuqa wal ‘afafa wal ghina

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar