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Du’a on the 15th of Sha’ban

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Question

Is there any du’a to be recited on the night of the 15th of Sha’ban?

 

Answer

In addition to seeking Allah’s Forgiveness and Mercy in abundance on this night, you may recite the following du’a in sajdah [of optional Salah] as well as out of Salah:

أَعُوذُ بِعَفْوِكَ مِنْ عِقَابِكَ، وَأَعُوذُ بِرِضَاكَ مِنْ سَخَطِكَ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْكَ، جَلَّ وَجْهُكَ، لَا أُحْصِي ثَنَاءً عَلَيْكَ أَنْتَ كَمَا أَثْنَيْتَ عَلَى نَفْسِكَ

A’udhu bi ‘afwika min ‘iqabika, wa a’udhu bi ridaka min sakhatika wa a’udhu bika minka, jalla wajhuka, la uhsi thana-an ‘alayka anta kama athnayta ‘ala nafsika

(Shu’abul Iman, Hadith: 3556. Also see: Targhib, vol. 2 pg. 119)

 

Translation

I seek refuge through Your Pardon from Your Punishment, I seek protection from Your Anger through Your Pleasure and I seek protection From You [Your Anger] through You [Your Mercy], Your [Grandeur] is sublime, I am unable to praise you [as You ought to be praised], You are as You have praised Yourself.

 

See here regarding the significance of this night.

 

And Allah Ta’ala knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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