Dua when afflicted by whisperings of the devil in prayer

Dua for one afflicted by whisperings in prayer or recitation:

أَعُوذُ بِاللهِ مِنَ الشَّيْطَانِ الرَّجِيمِ

‘Uthmaan Ibn al-‘Aas (radhi-yAllaahu ‘anhu) narrated: I said ‘O Messenger of Allah, verily the devil comes between me and my prayer and recitation making me confused’ The Messenger of Allah (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhe wa sallam) replied ‘That is a devil called Khanzab, so if you sense his presence then seek refuge in Allah from him and spit on your left side three times.’

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