Authenticity of the du’a seeking protection from leprosy and other diseases

Question

Please verify the authenticity of the du’a in this answer:

O Allah! I seek refuge in You from leprosy, madness and evil diseases

 

Answer

Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic.

(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 1017)

 

See the Arabic text of the du’a and other references here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar