Hadith on Dua: O Allah, I ask you for guidance and direction

Ali reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to me, “Say: O Allah, guide me and direct me.

In another narration, the Prophet said, “O Allah, I ask you for guidance and direction.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2725

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ عَلِيٍّ قَالَ قَالَ لِي رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قُلْ اللَّهُمَّ اهْدِنِي وَسَدِّدْنِي

وفي رواية أخرى قال اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ الْهُدَى وَالسَّدَادَ

2725 صحيح مسلم كتاب الذكر والدعاء والتوبة والاستغفار