Hadith on Supplication: Dua for Goodness This World and the Hereafter

📖Sahih al-Bukhari 4522
Narrated Anas: The Prophet (ﷺ) used to say, “O Allah! Our Lord! Give us in this world that, which is good and in the Hereafter that, which is good and save us from the torment of the Fire.” (2.201)

  • This hadith from Sahih al-Bukhari 4522 narrated by Anas, highlights a supplication or prayer of the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ). In this prayer, the Prophet (ﷺ) is asking Allah to provide him and his followers with goodness in this world and in the Hereafter, while seeking refuge from the punishment of the Hellfire. This prayer shows the emphasis Islam places on seeking the pleasure of Allah in both the worldly life and in the afterlife, and seeking protection from harm and punishment.