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Du’a seeking protection from the evils of the limbs

Question

Can you please provide the reference of the following du’a?

اللهم طهر قلبي من النفاق و عملي من الرياء و لساني من الكذب و عيني من الخيانة فانك تعلم خائنة الأعين و ما تخفي الصدور

 

Answer

This du’a is recorded in the following Hadith collections:

Ad-Da’watul Kabir of Bayhaqi, Hadith: 227, Tarikh Baghdad, number: 781 and Nawadirul Usul, Hadith: 888.

Transliteration of the du’a:

Allahuma tahhir qalbi minan nifaq wa ‘amali minar riya wa lisani minal kadhib wa ‘ayni minal khiyana fa inaka t’alamu khainatal a’ayuni wa ma tukhfis sudur

 

Translation:

‘O Allah, purify my heart from hypocrisy, my actions from show, my tongue from lies and my eyes from deception. For surely You fully aware of the deception of the eyes and all that the chest conceals.’

 

The meaning of this du’a is worth pondering over.

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar