What is the reference for this narration?
Du’a for distress and difficulties:
Ya Hayyu Ya Qayyumu bi Rahmatika astaghith
Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu).
Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports: “When something would distress Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), he would say, ‘Ya Hayyu Ya Qayyumu bi Rahmatika astaghith.'”
(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3524)
Arabic text and translation
يَا حَيُّ يَا قَيُّومُ بِرَحْمَتِكَ أَسْتَغِيثُ
O the Ever living, the Sustainer , in your Mercy do I seek relief.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar