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A du’a to recite when in pain

Question

What is the reference for this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Uthman ibn Abil ‘As (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once complained of some pain to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advised him:

“Place your hand at the place where you feel pain in your body and say ‘Bismillah‘ three times and seven times ‘A’udhu billahi wa qudratihi min sharri ma ajidu wa uhadhiru‘ (I seek refuge with Allah and His Might against the evil of what I feel and fear)

 

Answer

Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman ibn Abil ‘As (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2202)

 

The Arabic text of the du’a

باسم الله

(Three times)

أعوذ بالله وقدرته من شر ما أجد وأحاذر

(Seven times)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar