Is it Sunnah also to recite the following du’a for wearing new clothes?
The du’a is mentioned in Mishkat.
Allahumma lakalhamdu anta kasawtanihi asaluka khairahu wa Khaira ma suni’a lahu wa’audhubika min sharrihi wa sharri ma suni’a lahu
There are several du’as that are reported from Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) for wearing new clothes.
The du’a in question is authentic, and is recorded as one for new clothes in the following hadith collections:
Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 4016
Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1767
Sunul Kubra of Nasai, Hadith: 10068
Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 5420-5421
Mustadrak Hakim, vol.4 pg.192
Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 30378
Musnad Ahmad, vol.3 pg.30 & 50
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,
Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar