What is the authenticity of this narration?

Umar ibnul Khattab reported that the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

‘If a servant of Allah goes to the marketplace or shopping area and recites the following prayer then one million good deeds will be recorded for him and one million sins will be forgiven by Allah, who will also build a magnificent palace in Jannah for him.’

لا إِلٰه إلا اللُه وَحدَه لا شَريكَ لَه، له المُلْكُ وله الحَمْدُ، يُحْيِي وَيُمِيتُ، وَهو حَيٌّ لا يَمُوتُ بِيَدِه الخَيْرُ، وَهُوَ عَلٰى كُلّ شَيْءٍ قَدير

La ilaha illallahu wahdahu la sharika lahu, lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu yuhyi wa yumitu wahuwa hayyun la yamutu biyadihil khayru wahuwa ‘ala kulli shay in qadir.



This Hadith is reliable (hasan- sound) and may be practiced upon.

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And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,


Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar