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Du’a when seeing a Muslim happy

Question

Please provide the reference for the following du’a:

أَضْحَكَ اللَّهُ سِنَّكَ

 

Answer

This has been understood as a recital for when one sees his fellow muslim happy and is derived from the following narration:

Once Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu) visited Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and noticed him smiling. Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu) then said: ‘

أَضْحَكَ اللَّهُ سِنَّكَ

Ad-hakallahu Sinnak

May Allah Ta’ala keep you happy

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3683 and 6085)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar