Hadith on Dua: Supplication for a new convert to Islam

Tariq ibn al-Ashyam reported: Whenever a man embraced Islam, the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would teach him the prayer. Then, the Prophet instructed him to supplicate with these words, “O Allah, forgive me, have mercy on me, guide me, grant me wellness, and provide for me.” The Prophet brought his fingers together, saying, “Verily, these words encompass your worldly life and your Hereafter.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2697

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ طَارِقِ بْنِ الْأَشْيَمِ الْأَشْجَعِيِّ قَالَ كَانَ الرَّجُلُ إِذَا أَسْلَمَ عَلَّمَهُ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ الصَّلَاةَ ثُمَّ أَمَرَهُ أَنْ يَدْعُوَ بِهَؤُلَاءِ الْكَلِمَاتِ اللَّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي وَارْحَمْنِي وَعَافِنِي وَارْزُقْنِي وَيَجْمَعُ أَصَابِعَهُ إِلَّا الْإِبْهَامَ فَإِنَّ هَؤُلَاءِ تَجْمَعُ لَكَ دُنْيَاكَ وَآخِرَتَكَ

2697 صحيح مسلم كتاب الذكر والدعاء والتوبة والاستغفار باب فضل التهليل والتسبيح والدعاء

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