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A du’a to recite when visiting the sick

Question

What is the reference for the following?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) visited a sick villager, and whenever he would visit the sick he would recite the following du’a:

لاَ بَأسَ طَهُورٌ إنْ شَاءَ اللهُ

La ba’sa tahurun insha Allah

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3616)

 

Translation

Do not grieve, insha Allah through this sickness you will obtain purity (from your sins)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar