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A Masnun du’a for examinations?

Question

Kindly inform me if this is a Sunnah/Masnun du’a for examinations?

اللَّهُمَّ لَا سَهْلَ إِلَّا مَا جَعَلْتَهُ سَهْلًا، وَأَنْتَ تَجْعَلُ الْحَزْنَ سَهْلًا إِذَا شِئْتَ

 

Answer

This is indeed a Masnun du’a that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite. See here.

However, I have not come across this as a Sunnah du’a to recite when one is writing an examination. Since this du’a is asking Allah Ta’ala for ease, you may recite it before an examination, without deeming it a Sunnah du’a for that purpose.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar