Please verify the authenticity of this Hadith.
Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:
“Hold fast onto making tasbih [saying Subhanallah], tahlil [saying La ilaha illallah] and glorifying Allah, and count them on your fingers for they [your fingers] will be questioned and asked to speak.”
Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared this Hadith authentic.
(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 842)
‘Allamah Nawawi (rahimahullah) has also declared one chain sound (hasan). Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith sound (hasan).
(Al Adhkar, Hadith: 29, Nataijul Afkar, vol. 1 pg. 87. Also see: Footnotes of Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah on Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 7738)
See the complete reference here.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar