Could you verify this narration?
Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The most helpless person is the one who doesn’t make du’a.”
This Hadith has been recorded in several Hadith collections on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu):
- Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 4498
- Musnad Abi Ya’la, Hadith: 6649
- Al Mu’jamul Awsat, Hadith: 5587
Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic. ‘Allamah Mundhiri (rahimahullah) states ‘[The chain of Tabarani] is authentic [jayyidun qawiyy]
(Targhib, vol. 3 pg. 430. Also see: Majma’uz Zawaid, vol. 8 pg. 31)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar