Upon Entering the Masjid and Leaving it

Authentic Supplications of the Prophet
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Upon Entering the Masjid and Leaving it (69)
About the Messenger of Allah , he said: "When one of you enters the Masjid let him petition salam upon the Prophet , and let him say: 'Allãhumma 'iftahlee 'abwãba rahmatika(83 ),
and upon leaving let him say: 'Allãhumma 'innee 'as'aluka min fadhlika(84)."
In one narration he added: And petition salãm upon the Messenger when leaving.

(83) 0 my 'ilãh open for me the gates of your mercy.
(84 ) O' my 'ilãh I ask You of your benevolence.


Ibn Taymiya said this hadeeth was sound, and that Muslim reported it with nearly the same wording. Al-Albani clarified that this wording is that of Abu Dawood, as well as that of Abu `Uwãnah in his Saheeh except that Abu 'Uwãnah's report added "and making tasleem when going out''. Al-Albani included this hadeeth in his Saheeh 'Abi Dãwood and in his The Authentic of Good Sayings as#49

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