Can you confirm if the du’a which I recite after Fard salah is authentic? Kindly Confirm the source as well.
“Allahumma ‘ainni ‘ala dhikrika wa shukrika wa husni ‘ibadatika”
The full Hadith is as follows:
Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once took hold of his hand and said, ‘O Mu’adh! I Love you’. He then said ‘I advise you O Mu’adh, Never leave out saying the following after every Salah,
Allahumma ‘ainni ‘ala dhikrika wa shukrika wa husni ‘ibadatika
Translation: O Allah, assist me in remembering you, is showing you gratitude and in worshiping you well
(Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 1522)
Imam Ibn Hibban, Imam Hakim and Hafiz Dhahabi (rahimahumullah) have declared the Hadith as authentic.
(Sahih Ibn Hibban;Al Ihsan, Hadith: 2020 and Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 1 pg. 273)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar