Authenticity of the du’a to attain the fear of Allah

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by


Please verify the authenticity of this du’a:

Allahummaq sim lana min khasyatika ma yahulu baynana wa bayna ma’asika



Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this as part of a longer du’a which Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would often recite when gathered with the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum).

He has declared the Hadith sound (hasanun gharib).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3502)


See the Arabic text and translation of the du’a here.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

This answer was collected from 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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