Please verify the authenticity of this du’a:
اللَّهُمَّ طَهِّرْ قَلْبِي مِنَ النِّفَاقِ، وَعَمَلِي مِنَ الرِّيَاءِ، وَلِسَانِي مِنَ الْكَذِبِ، وَعَيْنِي مِنَ الْخِيَانَةِ، فَإِنَّكَ تَعْلَمُ خَائِنَةَ الْأَعْيُنِ، وَمَا تُخْفِي الصُّدُورُ
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
Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) and other Muhaddithun have recorded this du’a of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).
(Ad Da’awatul Kabir, Hadith: 258. See here)
‘Allamah ‘Iraqi (rahimahullah) has declared the chain weak. Hafiz Ibn Hajar Al ‘Asqalani (rahimahullah) has also declared two narrators weak.
(Refer: Faydul Qadir, Hadith: 1529, At Taysir, vol. 1 pg. 221 and Al Isabah, vol. 14 pg. 530)
Despite the weakness, the du’a is suitable to recite as is the case with Hadiths of this nature.
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.