Praise be to Allaah.
This hadeeth has no basis in the books of Sunnah. It would
appear to be one of the fabricated hadeeths that speak of the virtues of
praying in Sha‘baan. A number of hadeeths were fabricated and falsely
attributed to the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) about
the virtues of Sha‘baan and pray during this month, and the night of the
fifteenth of the month. Al-‘Allaamah Ibn Hajar al-Haytami (may Allah have
mercy on him) said: All the hadeeths which speak of the virtues of this
night – meaning the night of the first Friday of Rajab and the night of the
fifteenth of Sha‘baan – are false and has no basis, even though they appear
in some books by major scholars such as al-Ghazaali’s Ihya’ ‘Uloom
ad-Deen and so on. End quote.
Al-Fataawa al-Fiqhiyyah al-Kubra,
Similarly, hadeeths were fabricated about the virtue of
praying on certain days of the week.
Ash-Shawkaani (may Allah have mercy on him) said: With regard
to what is said about praying on Sunday, Monday or other days of the week,
there is no dispute among the scholars of hadeeth that these are fabricated
hadeeths and that this prayer is not regarded as mustahabb by any of the
leading scholars. End quote.
So it is not permissible to act upon this false and
fabricated hadeeth. In the saheeh hadeeths there is sufficient for the one
who wants to truly follow the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon
And Allah knows best.