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TABll CF ·C`Tl`T:
Hl:TCRY BlHl`l MA:|ll |AMlARA`....................... 7
Rl:lC`:lBlllTll: CF THl :Hl'A TCVARl:
lMAM AlZAMA` lURl`C Hl: C··UlTATlC`..... 15
TAVA::Ul TC lMAM AlZAMA` ´llA·l Bl UlC` HlM` ... 19
l:TlCHATHA TC THl lMAM ´llA·l Bl UlC` HlM`............. 25
LUA' AlAHl.............................................................. S5
:HCRT ZlYARAT TC THl lMAM............................... +1
ZlYARAT ^ll \A :l`.................................................. +S
LUA' TAVA::Ul........................................................ +9
LUA' `UlBAH........................................................... 59
:CUR·l:.................................................................... 77
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HlSTORY llHlNL \AS|lL |A\KARAN
Slaïkl ¡azil ¡assan iLn Mulammad iLn ¡assan al-Qummï. onc ol rlc
lcarncd Slï`a sclolars wlo livcd ar rlc rimc ol Slaïkl as-Saduq (Mav rlc
mcrcv ol Allal Lc upon lim). in lis Look cnrirlcd rlc H/·/»rr »/ Oum'
rclarcs lrom rlc Look Mun/· c|-Hc:/n' and lrom rlc Look Mc'r//c| c|-
Hc;; ac c|-Tc;/n' rlc lollowing incidcnr rcgarding rlc consrrucrion ol
rlc Masíid ol Iamkaran.
Slavkl ¡assan Marlclcl Iamkaranï. an upriglr and noLlc man. said.
'! was slccping in mv lomc in rlc villagc ol Iamkaran on 1ucsdav niglr.
rlc 17
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ol rlc monrl ol Famadan in rlc vcar S9S A.H. !r was alrcr
midniglr rlar our ol nowlcrc. a group ol pcoplc camc ro mv lousc.
wokc mc up and said. 'Wakc up and answcr rlc call ol vour Masrcr.
!mam Maldï SaliL al-Zaman ÷ wlo las summoncd vou!``
¡assan conrinucd. '! wokc up. collccrcd mvscll and prcparcd ro gcr
drcsscd and said ro rlc pcoplc. 'Plcasc lcr mc pur mv slirr on.` Ar rlar
rimc. ! lcard a voicc saving. '1lar is nor vour slirr!` Alrcr rcmoving rlc
slirr. ! rcaclcd lor mv panrs. and again ! lcard a voicc sav. '1losc arc nor
vour panrs! ¡on`r pur rlcm on!` ! rcmovcd rlcm roo and was aLlc ro lind
mv own slirr and panrs. ! gor drcsscd and rlcn srarrcd ro look lor rlc kcv
ro unlock rlc door wlcn ! lcard a voicc. '1lc door is opcn!` ! wcnr
rowards rlc door. opcncd ir. and saw a group ol pious. noLlc pcoplc. !
ollcrcd rlcm mv grccrings. ro wlicl rlcv rcplicd accordinglv.
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1lcv rook mc ro a placc wlcrc rlc prcscnr locarion ol rlc Masíid
Iamkaran is. and as ! was looking around. ! saw a coucl surroundcd Lv
linc carpcrs and pillows. A voung man. wlo lookcd ro Lc around S0
vcars old. was rcclining on rlc coucl. rcsring limscll againsr rlc pillows.
An old man was sirring Lcsidc lim rcading a Look lor lim. wlilc morc
rlan 60 mcn wcrc around rlcm - somc ol rlcm drcsscd in wlirc and
orlcrs in grccn - ollcring rlcir Salar.
1lc old man. wlom ! larcr lound our was Proplcr Ilizr (pcacc Lc upon
lim). askcd mc ro Lc scarcd. Ar rlar rimc. rlc !mam. wlo was sirring
ncxr ro Proplcr Ilizr. callcd mc Lv namc and said. 'You musr go ro
¡assan Muslim and givc lim a mcssagc.
'¡or rlc pasr livc vcars. vou lavc Lccn larming on rlis land. planring and
growing manv rlings. Lur wlarcvcr vou grow. wc arc dcsrroving. 1lis
land is sacrcd. and Allal rlc All-Miglrv las closcn rlis land aLovc all
orlcrs and Lcsrowcd disrincrion and lonor ro ir. ¡vcn rlis vcar. vou lavc
inrcndcd ro plougl and culrivarc rlis land. rlougl vou ncirlcr lavc rlc
riglr or aurlorizarion ro do so. 1lus. wlarcvcr linancial carnings vou
lavc carncd lrom rlis land musr Lc rcrurncd so rlar rlc Masíid can Lc
Luilr on rlis spor. Sincc vou lavc rakcn rlis land wlicl docs nor Lclong
ro vou. Allal rlc Glorious and Powcrlul. las rakcn rwo ol vour voung
clildrcn awav lrom vou. Lur srill vou lavc nor rcalizcd rlc wrong vou arc
doing. !l vou conrinuc in rlis wav. rlc punislmcnr ol Allal. wlicl is
Lcvond vour imaginarion. will srrikc vou.``
! said. 'C` mv Masrcr. ! musr lavc somc uniquc and convincing signs.
sincc wirlour rlis rlc pcoplc will nor Lclicvc mc.`
1lc !mam (pcacc Lc upon lim) said. '! will slow vou rlc signs ar rlis
spor so rlar vour srarcmcnr will provc ro Lc rrurllul. You simplv go and
convcv rlc mcssagc ro rlc pcoplc. Go and scc Savvid ALu al-¡assan in
Qum and rcll lim ro comc wirl vou ro visir ¡assan Muslim and collccr
lrom lim rlc carnings ol rlc larm land lor rlc pasr lcw ol vcars. and wirl
rlis moncv. lav rlc loundarion lor rlc Masíid.
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¡or rlc rcmaining cxpcndirurc. vou mav collccr ir lrom rlc villagc ol
Filaq. in rlc Ardlal rcgion (ncar Iaslan) wlicl Lclongs ro mc. ro
complcrc rlc Luilding ol rlc Masíid. Also. lall ol rlc csrarc ol rlc villagc
ol Filaq las Lccn givcn as Waql (cndowmcnr) lor rlc mainrcnancc ol
rlc Masíid.
1cll rlc pcoplc ro visir rlis placc. and ro rcspccr and lonor ir Lv ollcring
lour Fak`ar ol Salar as lollows.
ƒ 1lc lirsr Salar ol rwo Fak`ar slould Lc pravcd wirl rlc inrcnrion
ol 'Salurarion ro rlc Masíid` in wlicl in cacl Fak`ar. Sural al-¡amd
slould Lc rccircd oncc. lollowcd Lv Sural al-!kllas scvcn rimcs. !n
cvcrv Fak`ar. rlc ¡likr.
in Fuku`. ·` - .,=·' ¸` . -` `
in Suíud. ·` - ¸.`· . ¸` . -` `
slould Lc rccircd scvcn rimcs. 1lc sccond Fak`ar is ro Lc rccircd cxacrlv
as rlc lirsr onc.
ƒ 1lc sccond Salar ol rwo Fak`ar. slould Lc pravcd wirl rlc
inrcnrion ol 'Salar lor !mam al-Zaman` in wlicl Sural al-¡amd is
rccircd oncc. and rlc linc.
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slould Lc rccircd onc lundrcd rimcs. 1lc Sural slould rlcn Lc
complcrcd. lollowcd Lv rlc rccirarion ol Sural al-!kllas oncc. !n cvcrv
Fak`ar. rlc ¡likr.
in Fuku`. ·` - .,=·' ¸` . -` `
in Suíud. ·` - ¸.`· . ¸` . -` `
slould also Lc rccircd scvcn rimcs. 1lc sccond Fak`ar is ro Lc rccircd
cxacrlv likc rlc lirsr onc.
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ƒ Cncc Lorl ol rlc Salar arc linislcd. rlc lollowing linc slould Lc
said oncc. ¯ . ·..' . lollowcd Lv rlc 1asLïlar ol ¡arimal az-
Zalra (Pcacc Lc upon lcr) .
S+ 1imcs. ` ¯' ¯'
SS 1imcs. ¯ `` - '
SS 1imcs. ¯ . -` `
Alrcr rlis. vou slould go inro Saídal and rccirc Salawar on Proplcr
Mulammad and lis ¡amilv (pcacc Lc upon all ol rlcm) onc lundrcd
rimcs.
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1lc !mam (Pcacc Lc upon lim) rlcn said.
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'Wlocvcr pravs rlis Salar (will rcccivc rlc samc rcward)
as rlc onc wlo pravs insidc rlc Holv Ia`Lal.`
¡assan Marlclcl Iamkaranï said. '! lad onlv rakcn a lcw srcps. wlcn !
was callcd and inlormcd. '1lcrc is a goar in rlc lcrd ol rlc slcplcrd
Ia`lar Iaslanï - a goar parrlv colorcd wirl lors ol lair. 1lcrc arc rlrcc
spors on onc sidc ol lis Lodv. and lour spors on rlc orlcr sidc. !l rlc
pcoplc givc vou 10 picccs ol gold. rlcn purclasc ir wirl rlar moncv. and
il nor rlcn purclasc ir lrom vour own moncv. 1omorrow cvcning. on rlc
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ol rlc monrl ol Famadan. Lring rlc goar ro rlis locarion. slauglrcr
ir. and disrriLurc ir`s mcar among rlc sick pcoplc. Wlocvcr lrom among
rlc sick and ill wlo car lrom rlar mcar. will Lc granrcd Slala`
(inrcrccssion). Lv rlc will ol Allal (Glorilicd and ¡xalrcd is Hc) and will
Lc curcd ol rlcir sickncss.`
¡assan Marlclcl said. '! rcrurncd ro mv lomc and spcnr rlc wlolc niglr
rlinking aLour wlar lad rranspircd. ! ollcrcd rlc morning Salar. and
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procccdcd ro rlc lousc ol 'Alï al-Mandlar and rold lim aLour wlar lad
lappcncd rlc prcvious niglr. Wc rlcn Lorl procccdcd ro rlc spor wlcrc
rlc incidcnr lappcncd lasr niglr. ! swcar Lv Allal rlar wc saw rlc nails
and clains rlar wcrc kcpr as a sign ol wlcrc rlc Masíid was ro Lc Luilr.
and rlcsc wcrc rlosc signs rlar rlc !mam (pcacc Lc upon lim) lad
promiscd mc.
Wc rlcn procccdcd ro rlc cirv ol Qum. and ro rlc lousc ol Savvid ALu
al-¡assan. Wlcn wc rcaclcd lis lousc. wc saw rlar lis scrvanr was
wairing ar rlc door ol rlc lousc lor us. 1lc scrvanr askcd mc. 'Arc vou
Iamkaranï·` ! rcplicd in rlc allirmarivc and was rold rlar rlc Savvid was
wairing lor mc.
! cnrcrcd inro rlc lousc. and grccrcd Savvid ALu al-¡assan. Hc rcplicd
in a lumLlc. rcspccrlul manncr. and rcqucsrcd mc ro sir down. Bclorc !
could sav anvrling ro lim lc said ro mc. ¨C` ¡assan Marlclcl! ! was
slccping lasr niglr. wlcn in mv drcam. a pcrson said ro mc and said.
'1omorrow morning a man namcd ¡assan Marlclcl lrom Iamkaran will
comc ro vou. Acccpr wlarcvcr lc rclls vou. sincc lis spcccl is mv spcccl
and rlus. vou musr nor rurn lim awav!` ! wokc up lrom mv slccp and
sincc rlcn. ! lavc Lccn wairing lor vou.`
¡assan Marlala said. ¨! cxplaincd rlc wlolc cvcnr in lull rlar lad
rranspircd rlc prcvious niglr ro Savvid ALu al-¡assan. Wirlour dclav.
rlc Savvid ordcrcd mc pur rlc saddlc on rlc lorsc and Lring ir ro lim. !r
was closc ro 10.00 AM wlcn wc gor on ro rlc lorsc. Figlr rlcn wc
noriccd Ia`lar rlc slcplcrd. wirl lis lcrd ol slccp walking ncar rlc road.
! wcnr rowards rlc lcrd ol slccp and saw a goar approacling lrom rlc
Lack ol rlc lcrd running rowards mc. ! rook lold ol rlc goar and
approaclcd Ia`lar. rlc slcplcrd. and procccdcd ro givc lim rlc moncv
lor rlis goar. Hc was vcrv surpriscd and sworc rlar lc lad ncvcr sccn rlis
goar in lis lilc. nor was rlis goar a parr ol lis llock.
Wc Louglr rlc goar and rook ir ro rlc spor wlcrc rlc !mam (pcacc Lc
upon lim) lad ordcrcd us ro rakc ir. Wc slauglrcrcd ir and íusr as wc
wcrc rold. disrriLurcd irs mcar among rlc sick and ill pcoplc. and Lv rlc
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gracc ol Allal (Glorilicd and ¡xalrcd is Hc). rlcv wcrc all curcd ol rlcir
illncsscs.
Savvid ALu al-¡assan summoncd ¡assan Muslim. and was givcn rlc
prolirs and carnings rlar lc madc lrom rlc lasr couplc ol vcars lrom lis
larming.
Savvid ALu al-¡assan al-Fida rook rlc nails and clains rlar wcrc lclr Lv
rlc !mam (pcacc Lc upon lim) ro lis lousc in rlc cirv ol Qum and cvcrv
rimc rlc sick camc ro lim lor lcaling. rlcv simplv ruLLcd rlcsc rlings on
rlcir Lodics. and Lv rlc Gracc ol Allal (Glorilicd and ¡xalrcd is Hc) rlcv
would Lc curcd.
Alrcr rlc passing awav ol Savvid ALu al-¡assan al-Fida. onc-dav lis son
Lccamc ill. Hc wcnr ro rlc casc wlcrc lis larlcr lad kcpr rlc nails and
clains wirl rlc lopc rlar rlrougl rlcm. lc roo would Lc curcd lrom lis
sickncss. Hc opcncd rlc casc and lound rlcm missing! His scarcl. along
wirl rlc lclp ol rlc pcoplc ol rlc cirv lor linding rlcsc missing ircms
produccd no posirivc rcsulrs.`
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Alrcr rclaring rlis incidcnr. rlc ¡arc Muladdirl Þurï is quorcd as saving.
1lc ÞoLlc Sclolar. Agla Mulammad 'Alï Iirmanslalï. rclarcs rlis
incidcnr in rlc vcar S9S A.H.. Lur apparcnrlv. lc las madc a misrakc in
wriring rlc darc. as ir acruallv occurrcd in rlc vcar S7S A.H. 1lis is
apparcnr sincc rlc dcarl ol Slaïkl as-Saduq was Lclorc rlc vcar S90
A.H. and rlis cvcnr occurrcd during rlc lilcrimc ol Slaïkl as-Saduq.
As lor rlc rwo Fak`ar Salar rlar is rclarcd ro rlc 12
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!mam (pcacc Lc
upon lim). ir is onc ol rlc wcll known Salar rlar a maíorirv ol rlc '\lama
lavc rclarcd. sucl as rlc lollowing.
1lc ¡arc Slaïkl 1aLrisï. a lamous wrircr ol 1alsïr ol rlc Qur`an. wrircs
in lis Look. Kunu: c|-^/jc/', rlar rlis Salar las Lccn narrarcd in rlc
ladirl. íusr as las Lccn narrarcd in rlis incidcnr. and alrcr rlc Salar. lc
las rclarcd a ¡ua` rlar slould Lc rcad. Hc las nor. lowcvcr. rclarcd rlc
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rcsr ol rlc Salar. including rlc saving ol rlc 'Slaladar`. '1asLïlar ol
¡arimal az-Zalra (pcacc Lc upon lcr)` and rlc '100 Salawar on rlc
Proplcr (pcacc Lc upon lim and lis lamilv)`.
1lc ¡arc Savvid ¡adlullal Fawandï in lis Look. Dcac/'. alrcr
mcnrioning rlc Salar srarcs. '1lc Salar lor !mam al-Maldï (pcacc Lc upon
lim) is rwo Fak`ar. and in cacl Fak`ar. Sural al-¡arila slould Lc rcad
oncc. wlilc rlc linc ` · .` ·¯ `` `· ·¯ is rccircd onc lundrcd
rimcs. Alrcr rlc Salar. onc slould rccirc Salawar on rlc Proplcr and lis
¡amilv (pcacc Lc upon rlcm) 100 rimcs.
1lc ¡arc Savvid Ialïl 'Alï iLn 1awus. in lis Look. }cmc| c|-U·|u' rclarcs
rlc rcciring ol rlc Salar lor rlc 12
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!mam íusr as las Lccn narrarcd aLovc.
Lur lc las nor narrarcd rlc rcciring ol rlc 100 Salawar. !nsrcad. lc las
srarcd rlar alrcr rlc Salar. onc slould rcad rlc lollowing ¡ua`.
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RlSlONSlll|lTllS Ol THl SHlA TOWARLS
l\A\ A|ZA\AN LURlNC HlS O··U|TATlON
1. Wc musr lirsr lavc a dccpcr undcrsranding and knowlcdgc ol our
!mam - lis claracrcrisrics. disringuisling arrriLurcs. and ovcrall. wlo
lc rrulv is. Cnc wav wc can aclicvc rlis goal is Lv rlc consranr
rccirarion ol rlc lollowing ¡ua'.
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.`·' `..' :'...` ¸ ·` ·` `. ' . :¯ , · :'.` ¸ ·` · ¯.` ,''
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&¸· `¸·
Trcn·|c//»n· ºO' A||c|, |·/ m· |n»a T»u, ·/n·· // I 4» n»/ |n»a T»u, /|·n I
a/|| n»/ |n»a T»ur Pr»/|·/. O' A||c|, |·/ m· |n»a T»ur Pr»/|·/, ·/n·· // I
4»n'/ n»/ |n»a T»ur Pr»/|·/, /|·n I a/|| n»/ |n»a T»ur Hujjc/
(B·/r···n/c//r·). O' A||c|, |·/ m· |n»a T»ur Hujjc/ (B·/r···n/c//r·), ·/n·· //
I 4» n»/ |n»a T»ur Hujjc/ (B·/r···n/c//r·), /|·n I |cr· ;»n· c·/rcr /r»m
T»ur r·|/;/»n.°
2. Wc slould consranrlv Lc in a srarc ol wairing lor rlc rc-appcarancc ol
rlc !mam (Pcacc Lc upon lim). 1lis wairing is nor simplv sirring
idlc and counring down rlc lours and davs unril lc rc-appcars. rarlcr
ir musr Lc couplcd wirl acrion ÷ pcrlorming rlosc rlings wlicl arc
WaíiL lor a Muslim ro do. and rclraining lrom rlosc rlings wlicl arc
laram.
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S. Wc slould Lc paricnr lor rlc rcrurn ol rlc !mam. and nor lavc douLrs
aLour wlcn lc will rc-appcar. nor lavc unccrrainrv rcgarding lis
occulrarion. as Allal (Glorilicd and ¡xalrcd is Hc) knows Lcsr wlv rlc
!mam las nor vcr appcarcd.
+. Wc slould spcnd our ol our wcalrl in rlc wav ol rlc !mam wirl rlc
inrcnrion rlar wc arc spcnding ir as a gilr ro lim. ¡or cxamplc. wc can
spcnd somc ol our moncv in rlc wav ol lclping rlc Muslim \mmal. and
cspcciallv rlc Slï'a in rlc namc ol rlc 12
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!mam. so rlar rlc rcward ol
our acrion gocs ro lim. Hc in rurn. will prav lor our salcrv and wcll
Lcing.
5. Wc slould consranrlv rccirc rlis ¡ua`. wlicl las Lccn narrarcd in rlc
Look Kcmc| c|-D/n' Lv Slaïkl as-Saduq. lrom al-!mam Ia`lar al-Sadiq
(Pcacc Lc upon lim).
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ºO' A||c|, O' B·n·//··n/, O' M·r·//u|, O' C|cn;·r »/ H·cr/·, Mc|· mr
|·cr/ //rm »n T»ur r·|/;/»n.°
6. Cnc slould alwavs Lc prcparcd ro lclp rlc !mam. in anv rimc and
placc. and during lis occulrarion. onc slould Lc in an ourward srarc ol
gricl and sorrow; and rlc Lcsr wav ro slow rlis is ro rccirc ¡ua' al-
ÞudLal on rlc lour '¡ids. wlicl arc '¡id al-Gladïr. '¡id al-¡irr. '¡id al-
Adla. and cvcrv ¡ridav morning alrcr Salar al-¡aír.
7. 1lc rruc lovcr ol rlc 12
rl
!mam slould rclarc rlc qualirics and
grcarncss ol lis claracrcr ro rlc pcoplc so as ro lclp rlcm in
undcrsranding and gcrring ro know rlc !mam Lcrrcr. 1lus. rlosc pcoplc
will Lc aLlc ro invirc orlcrs ro rlc parl ol rlc 12
rl
!mam morc casilv.
8. Wc slould prav lor rlc salcrv ol our lcadcr. and ask Allal (Glorilicd
and ¡xalrcd is Hc) lor rlc rc-appcarancc ol rlc !mam and lor lis succcss.
9. Wc slould rclrain lrom calling rlc !mam Lv lis lirsr namc (rlc samc as
ol rlc Proplcr ol !slam). rarlcr. wc slould call lim Lv onc ol lis rirlcs.
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sucl as; al-Qaim. al-Munrazar. al-¡uííal. al-Maldï. al-!mam al-Gla`iL.
crc.
10. Wc slould srand up as a sign ol rcspccr wlcncvcr lc is rclcrrcd ro.
cspcciallv il rlc rirlc al-Qaim is uscd.
11. Wc slould prcparc and kccp our wcapons wirl us ar all rimcs ro lclp
rlcm !mam ÷ wlcrlcr ir Lc a sword or a gun or...
12. Wc musr kccp awav lrom rlosc pcoplc wlo causc us ro lorgcr rlc
!mam or Lccomc ncgligcnr rowards lim.
1S. Wc slould givc rlc Llcssings and rcwards ol good dccds ro rlc
!mam. sucl as rlc rcciral ol rlc Holv Qur`an. Pravcrs. ¡ua' and Zivarar
ol rlc gravcs ol rlc Ma'sumïn (pcacc Lc upon rlcm).
1+. 1losc wlo arc sclolars ol !slam musr prcscnr wlar rlcv know and
wlar rlcv lavc srudicd ro rlosc wlo arc uninlormcd so rlar rlc common
pcoplc do nor dcviarc lrom rlc 1ruc Parl.
15. Wc slould alwavs cursc rlc cncmics ol rlc !mam.
16. ¡aíí slould Lc pcrlormcd on Lclall ol rlc !mam (alrcr onc las
pcrlormcd onc`s oLligarorv ¡aíí). and il ¡aíí can nor Lc pcrlormcd. rlcn
somconc slould Lc scnr as a rcprcscnrarivc ol rlc !mam ro pcrlorm ¡aíí.
17. Wc musr dcnv anvonc wlo claims rlar lc is a spccial rcprcscnrarivc ol
rlc !mam during rlc rimc ol rlc GlaiLar IuLra.
18. Wc musr nor spccilv a parricular rimc rlar rlc !mam will rcappcar;
and anvonc wlo docs rlis musr Lc callcd a liar.
19. Wc slould prav ro Allal (Glorilicd and ¡xalrcd is Hc) rlar Hc granrs
us rlc opporrunirv ro mccr rlc !mam. and rlar wc Lccomc lis rruc
Lclicvcrs wlo will Lc savcd lrom rlc lalsclood ar rlc cnd ol rimc and rlar
wc arc nor ol rlosc wlo will Lc rlc causc ol rlc !mam`s vcngcancc.
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20. Wc slould slow grcar conccrn lor rcndcring rlc propcrrv riglrs ro
rlc !mam. sucl as Zakar. Ilums and giving awav rlosc rlings wlicl wc
lovc rlc mosr as a gilr ro rlc !mam on a vcarlv Lasis.
21. Wc slould dclcnding rlc causc ol rlc !mam Lv rraining and
srarioning pcoplc in dillcrcnr arcas ol vocarion. so as ro Lc lullv awarc ol
rlc plors and racrics ol rlc cncmics ol !slam. Wc slould dclcnd rlc causc
and movcmcnr ol rlc !mam Lv kccping a srock ol vcliclcs and wcapons
ro aid lim wlcn lc rcrurns.
22. Wc musr conccrn oursclvcs wirl oLraining praiscworrlv rrairs and
noLlc crlics. Wc musr surrcndcr oursclvcs and oLcv Allal (Glorilicd and
¡xalrcd is Hc) and rclrain lrom His disoLcdicncc and cvcrvrling wlicl
Hc las madc unlawlul lor us. Lccausc oLscrving rlcsc marrcrs ar rlc rimc
ol rlc !mam`s occulrarion is morc dilliculr rlcn ar rlc rimc ol lis
rcappcarancc. duc ro rlc manv rrials and rriLularions rlar wc lavc ro lacc.
2S. Fcciring rlc Zivarar ol rlc !mam. and rlc rccirarion ol ¡ua' Ald.
wlicl lavc Lorl Lccn mcnrioncd in rlc Looks ol ¡ua'. sucl as Malarïl
al-Iinan
1
.
1
1lcsc and orlcr ¡ua`s lavc also Lccn mcnrioncd in rlis Look.
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TAWASSU| TO l\A\ A|ZA\AN
llA·l ll UlON Hl\)
riring lcrrcrs ('Arïda) ro rlc !mam (pcacc Lc upon lim) is onc
ol rlc Lcsr wavs lor us ro kccp in conracr wirl lim. Wc arc
aLlc ro cxprcss our lcclings ro lim and il wc lavc anv
dilliculrics or proLlcms. rlcn wc can ask lim lor lclp.
1lcrc arc manv wavs ol '1awassul` ro rlc !mam wlicl lavc Lccn
mcnrioncd in rlc various Looks ol ¡ua' and Zivarar. Wc lavc includcd
rlrcc mcrlods ÷ rlc lirsr rwo arc rlc wriring ol rlc 'Arïda
2
ro rlc !mam.
and rlc rlird mcrlod Lcing rlc rccirarion ol ¡ua' 1awassul on 1ucsdav
niglrs.
!n lis Look. Mun/c|c c|-Amc|'. rlc ¡arc Muladdirl Qummï rclarcs
lrom 'Allamal Maílisï rlar. 'Wlocvcr las anv wisl. slould wrirc rlc
lollowing ¡ua` down on papcr and wrirc lis wislcs. !r slould rlcn Lc
pur inro rlc ¡arïl
S
ol onc ol rlc gravcs ol rlc A`immal (pcacc Lc upon
all ol rlcm). or onc can scal ir up. wrap ir in mud and rlcn rlrow ir inro
rlc rivcr. a dccp wcll. or a pond ol warcr. !n rlis wav. ir will rcacl ro
SaliL al-Asr wa al-Zaman (pcacc and Lc Llcssings Lc upon lim). and lc
will Lc oLligcd ro answcr onc`s rcqucsrs.
Wc will mcnrion rwo mcrlods. rlc lirsr. wlicl is rlc lollowing.
2
'Arïda arc rlc ¨spccial lcrrcrs` rlar rlc lairllul wrirc ro rlc 12
rl
!mam.
wlicl arc rlcn placcd in a wcll or moving warcr.
S
1lc ¡arïl is rlc squarc}rccrangular mcral cnclosurc around rlc gravcs
ol rlc !mams (Pcacc Lc wirl rlcm).
W
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Vcthod l:
ö·¯Âó¦úø`·¯Â󦅦ö`È¥
- .`` · ¸ · .`. ´ ·, · ` ` · :`, · ¯ .. . ..`. · ` .` ¯
. .. ´ · ~ ' ¸ · ¸ ·` ' ¸ · · ` · ` · ' ` ¸ · : ¯ . ¸ - ¯ · ¯
` ..., - ' ¯¸ ' · ' · ¸ . ` · ¯ · ` · = - ¯, · ¸` ' ¸` · ¸
·.., · . ' - · ¸ ¯. · . ` . · ' - ¸ · ¸ - ¸ , - · · · · ` ¸ · . - ·
· ¸` · · · · · ¸ · :`, · ·`, · · ¸ - · ' · ·` ' ¸ · ` . ¯. :`, '
¸. · :.. .` ·. : ' · ` ¯ ' `¸ ' ' ·' . ¯ ¸ · : ´
¸ '. · · · - . , ` · . ` · ' ¸ · ` · ¸ - ·`, ' · · ¯ ' ¸ · · · ` '
¸.. · ' , ` . ¸` ~ ,, `- ` - ..`. · .` ' ¸ '` .` ¸ =` · , ·¯
& ` · ' ¸ · :, ·
(!n rlc Lclow spacc. wrirc vour wislcs and rcqucsrs.)
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Cnc slould srand ncar a rivcr. wcll or orlcr Lodv ol warcr. and rakc rlc
namc ol onc ol rlc lour Fcprcscnrarivcs ol rlc 12
rl
!mam ('\rlman Sa`ïd
al-'\mrawï. Mulammad iLn '\rlman. ¡ussain iLn Ful. 'Alï iLn
Mulammad al-Samarï) and sav rlc lollowing.
:.¯' ¯ ¸, ¸· :· . ' ` ,`' :`,· ·· .·· ¸` .··
¯· ¯ ` · :' ¸ ' :,- ¸· :``~ - ` · ·`· ¯ ` · '¸-
·.`,' ,` · ··¯' `·,· .`.· ¸ -- ¸ ·· · · ¸-
& ·. · ·' .` '
Trcn·|c//»n· ºO' (U/|mcn Sc'/4 c|-Umrca/, Mu|cmmc4 /|n U/|mcn,
Hu··c/n /|n Bu|, A|/ /|n Mu|cmmc4 c|-Scmcr/). Sc|cm A|c/|um. I |·cr
a//n··· /|c/ r»u 4/·4 /n /|· /c/| »/ A||c| cn4 (|·n··) r»u cr· c|/r· cn4 cr·
·u·/c/n·4 |r A||c|. I cm c4r···/n; r»u /n r»ur º|//·°, a|/·| r»u |·c4 a//|
A||c| - /|/· /· mr n»/· cn4 a/·|·· /» /|· Mc·/·r »/ /|· Lrc (/|· 12
/|
Imcm
(P·c·· |· u/»n |/m)), ·» /|·c·· |cn4 // »r·r /» |/m /»r r»u cr· /n4··4
/ru·/a»r/|r.°
!n placc ol ..·.· ¸..` .·· . onc will sav rlc namc ol onc ol rlc
Fcprcscnrarivcs rlar wcrc givcn aLovc. and rlcn pur rlc papcr inro rlc
warcr. !nsla` Allal. onc`s rcqucsrs will Lc lullillcd.
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Vcthod 2:
1lc ¡arc Slavkl 'Alï AkLar Þalawandï in lis Look. c|-A|;crc c|-H/·cn'.
mcnrions rlar Mulammad iLn Mulammad al-1iLïL. wlo was onc ol rlc
Sclolars ol rlc Salawi dvnasrv. narrarcs lrom rlc Look. An/· c|-A|/4/n'.
lrom rlc Look Sc'c4c/'. rlar rlc lollowing ¡ua` is 1awassul lor anvonc
wlo las an imporranr nccd
+
.
., -¯ ' ¸ ` -¯ ' ¯ .`
¸..` ¯ -` · ¸` `¸ · ¸` ¸ - ' ¸` ¯ -` · ` . ' ' :`, ' ` . ¯ .
.. - · ' · ` . · ., ` ` ' ` .' ., = · ' , ¯ ' . ' ~ ¸ ' ¸` `¸ ·
, . ·.. =' : ,` · ' ¸ · =' : ' ' · ' .¯ · `, :` · '
`..¯ ' .` . . · , - ., = · ' .` - ' ., ´ - .` ' ¸,
·. - - ¸. · ¸ '. · ¯ ¸.. ' . .. ´ . ' . =` ' . ¯
& .· '
+
Cnc`s wislcs or rcqucsrs slould Lc wrirrcn alrcr rlc AraLic rcxr. Lur rlc
¡ua` slould Lc rcad our Lclorc rlis is donc.
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!n rlc placc ol rlc word .·.·. vou slould mcnrion vour wislcs and
dcsircs.
.·· ¸` .·· ··· '
!n placc ol rlc word.·· ¸` .·· . vou slould mcnrion vour cncmv.
1lcn. onc slould rakc rlis wriring. covcr ir wirl mud. and placc ir in
running warcr. or in a wcll. and wlilc purring ir in rlc warcr. onc slould
rccirc rlc lollowing.
. - .. ¸¯ .· ·. ' . ·` · ¸` ¯ -` · ,· ¸` . ·` ·
& ·`,· ¯ ... .·¯'
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lSTlCHATHA TO THl l\A\ llA·l ll UlON Hl\)
avvid 'Alïklan in lis Look Kc|cm c|-Tcrr/|', rclarcs rlar rlis
lorm ol !sriglarla (asking lor lclp) lrom SaliL al-Asr wa al-
Zaman (pcacc and Llcssings Lc upon lim) can Lc pcrlormcd
anvwlcrc. Cnc musr lirsr rcad a rwo Fak`ar Salar wirl Sural al-
¡amd and anv orlcr Sural in Lorl Fak`ar. Alrcr rlc Salar. onc slould
lacc rowards rlc QiLlal (undcr rlc opcn skv). and rcad rlc lollowing.
`·.`¯ ·.. ¯' `·`.. ··' ¸·¯' ·¯ ' ¸·´' ¯ ··
¸· ·,- ··· ·.' ¸· ·`,' ¯ ·¯-` - ¸· ··¯' · '
.·¯' . -. ·.¯ .' ·`·' ·¯ , ·¯.`'' ·' ·` ··· · -
. ¸. ¯,..=`· .`' ·´`-' ¸`· .s. ,=` ·
..=`` ' ··. .` , ' . ' ·¯-` - ' ¸`·' .=' ` ·'
...`,.`' .,.. ¸` `¸..' ¸· =' ·¯. ¸` `¸.`'
¯.·`· :`,· ··¯' ·.`.`· ' · · ·¯. ¸` ·.`.`· ' .·,'
¸`..´` ' ¸·´' ` · :`,· ··¯' ·`.`` ' ·`.` '
:..`,· ··¯' .·¯' . -. ..`.· :`,· ··¯' '='
$
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¸` . :`,· ··¯' ·`.` ' ·' ¸` :`,· ··¯' ¯ .` ¸`
·.¯ . ¸`. :..`,· ··¯' '·' .¯ ·` , .`·¯' ·~·
.. :`,· ··¯' ·`-' ,- ' ¸· ··. ·.`.`· ' --` - '
.`.· .` , ' ··. :¯' ` ,`' · ..' ¸· :' ¸ `-` · ·· ..`.·
~ `. · `· · ` · .` · =`· ¸. .·` . ' .` ' ·`· ·
· .¯ :· .¯· :-`-· ¸¯ , :-· ¯ ¸¯ - ·· `.-
` ..' ·` .' .`,· · · · :' -` ' :.`·' ·.`'
·..¯ ' `.` ,·`- ¸. ¸· .·`.` ` ¸ ' ¸· ¯¸` . ' ``
¯ ..` ¸`.. .·¯' . -. ..`.· ^.' `.` ,·`-
& ¯ ¯ ¸ --
!n rlc placc ol . ¯ ¯. mcnrion vour wislcs and dcsircs and rlcn
conrinuc ro rccirc.
:..' . ' ¸ ·' ¸ -- :`,' `.` ,¯-. ` · ,-- ¸· ¸' `· `·
·`· ' . `. ´¯.` - ¸· `,- · ·.`` - · ·· ·'.` · ·· ¯ ` ·
¯ ¸.. `·` , `. ´` , ¯ ` · `. ´' . ' .'¯ ·`' `. ¯.
& ¸ `¯ .`¯ ¸ .`·· ·- ¸ ~ -`-` ¸· ·
Trcn·|c//»n· ¨1lc glorious. pcrlccr. complcrc. gcncral. inclusivc (ol all
lcvcls ol pcrlccrion) grccrings ol Allal. and His Conrinuous Mcrcv and
¡vcrlasring and Pcrlccr Blcssing. Lc upon Allal`s aurlorirv. lis lricnd on
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His carrl and land. His succcssor ovcr rlc crcarurcs and slavcs. rlc purc
son ol proplccv. rlc closcn rcmaindcr ol rlc lousclold. lis lolincss. rlc
!mam ol our 1imc. rlc ¡ludicaror ol ¡airl. rlc 1caclcr ol rlc Fulcs ol
rlc Qur`an. rlc Purilicr ol rlc ¡arrl lrom opprcssion and insolcncc. rlc
Sprcadcr ol Iusricc ovcr rlc cnrirc world. rlc \prising Aurlorirv. rlc
Awaircd Maldï. Allal`s closcn. rlc son ol rlc world`s purc !mams. rlc
Appoinrcd Guardian. rlc Son ol rlc Guardians closcn Lv rlc !nlalliaLlc
Guidc. and rlc Son ol rlc !nlalliLlc Guiding !mams.
Grccrings ro vou C` lonor Lcsrowcr ro rlc opprcsscd Lclicvcrs. Grccrings
ro vou C` lumiliaror ol rlc non-Lclicving arroganr opprcssors. Grccrings
ro vou C` mv masrcr. C` !mam ol our agc. Grccrings ro vou C` rlc son ol
Allal`s mcsscngcr. Grccrings ro vou C` son ol rlc Masrcr ol rlc ¡airllul.
Grccrings ro vou C` son ol ¡arimal az-Zalra. rlc Masrcr ol rlc Womcn
ol all rlc worlds. Grccrings ro vou C` son ol rlc !mam ol rlc !nlalliLlc
Aurlorirics and !mams ovcr all crcarurcs. Grccrings ro vou C` mv Masrcr.
a sinccrc grccring wirl lairl in vour guardianslip and lcadcrslip.
! rcsrilv rlar vou arc rlc world's guiding lcadcr (Lorl) in acrion and
spcccl. and vou arc rlc onc wlo will lill rlc world wirl íusricc alrcr
Lcing lillcd wirl rvrannv. So mav Allal accclcrarc vour dclivcrancc. makc
vour appcarancc casv. rlc rimc ol vour aurlorirv closc. incrcasc vour
supporrcrs and lclpcrs and lullil His promisc ol vicrorv ro vou.
His is rlc mosr rrurllul spcccl wlcn lc las said (in rlc Qur'an) ".An4
J· 4··/r·4 /» |··/»a c /cr»r u/»n /|»·· a|» a·r· 4··m·4 a·c| /n /|· |cn4 cn4
/» mc|· /|·m /|· Imcm· cn4 /» mc|· /|·m /|· |·/r·."
C` mv Masrcr. C` ¡ord ol rlc 1imc. C` son ol Allal`s Mcsscngcr. mv
nccd is so and so (c·| r»ur n··4) so makc inrcrccssion lor mc ro Allal lor
irs (mv nccd) lullillmcnr.
! lavc arrcndcd ro vou in irs lullillmcnr. Lccausc ! know rlar vou lavc an
acccprcd inrcrccssion. and a posirion ol grcar glorv. so wirl rlc liglr ol
rlc Cnc wlo las spccilicd vou wirl rlc ordcr ol His succcssion and
sclccrcd vou lor kccping rlc sccrcrs ol His knowlcdgc. and wirl rlc riglr
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ol rlc srarus and dignirv vou lavc Lclorc Allal. ask rlc cxalrcd Allal ro
lullill mv nccds. acccpr mv pravcrs and rcmovc mv gricl and sorrow.`
z Þorc. Slavkl ALLas Qummï in lis Look. Mc/c//| c|-}/ncn' rclarcs a
ladïrl rlar in rlc lirsr Fak`ar ol rlis Salar. alrcr Sural al-¡amd. onc
slould rccirc Sural al-¡arl. and in rlc sccond Fak`ar. alrcr Sural al-
¡amd. onc slould rccirc Sural al-Þasr.
Sural al-¡arl
.,-¯' ¸` -¯' ¯ .`
:..· ¸· ·¯ · ¯ :' `· ,' ¸ ,'· -` · :' `- · ¯
·`. ' ,`'· ~. :` , :` ,· `·` · ¯. ` ¯-' ·
.. ·`.` ' ..· ¸· ·,´¯' ' . ' .`· ¯ · `. ¯
¯ ...¯ ¸. . ¯ ' ·.`` - ·' `. , s ·¯ · s ··`,'
¸..· .`- .¯ - .·`.` ' ·`.` ' ¸ -`` ,' ' ,´- ,·
..· :'· .¯ `. , ·` , `.` ,`· ´` ,,· ¸ '- ,`. ,` -
¯ .`` ' ...·` ' ·` ' .·` ' ,=· `.· ¯
¯ . .· .`.¯' · · `. ,`,· .`.¯' ¯¸ ~ ¯ ` =' .¯ `` '
·..`` - ·..' ' .· .. .¯ ,- `.` ,' ¯ ·' `.` , ·' `. ,`,·
·.' ..¯ ¯ ,´- · ¯ . ¯ ¸. . ¯ '
·`..· .` ·`·` ·'.` ¯ .` ·`.`' ¯ ` `· ·
` ¯ ..`·` ¯ :.`·` ¸ ' . ' ·,.' ·´` ·.`-``
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.. ¸·' `¸ · · ¸· . ´ ¯ , · . ´¯ ¸ · `. ,` ' ·`.· ¯
¸.· ..-` ' :' ., ¸¸ ,=· `-' ·,` .` , · ¯ `·`,· · ·
¸` ,' ¯ · . , '' ..'. ' ``·`· .`·' '.`·' ` · .`·.
' '... `. ´ ·' . ·` , ¯ ¸`· . ´' `:` ¸ · ¸ · `. ,.· ¸·
¸.' . ' `.` ~ ¸ ¸¸ - ..` · ¯ .¯ ¸ · `. ´ ·'
`...´.· ¸· :'· ¸` ' `. ,,`·' ¸' ..` ·`.` ' .` ¯' .
¯. ¸.·`.` `...' ¸· ¸' .` ·`.· `.` ¯ .`.¯' ¯¸~ `.` ~
..¯' `:..`· ·' ¸¯ · ¸·´' `` ·' ¯ , · ·'.`
.,- .· ¯ .¯ . ¸· . ·` . ¸ ' ``· ¸.
.· ..·` -' ' . ·· ¸' `.` = · ..-` ' ., ¸'
¯ ..· `. ´' ¯ .`·¯ ¸' ¸· ¯ ··¯ .'` ` . ' .`` `. ´`·¯
¸' ·,· . ..`, . .`¯ ¸ `` ` - ¸ ..'.,· ¸` · ¸ ·
. ¸'.. ¸'' ·`.· ¸' .`.·` ` .`·. ¸ · -` ' ¸ ·
`..'. . - `-' ¯ `. ´`.` .`·,=` .,· ..` `` ' `.` ,. `
¸.` ·. ¸..· ¸` ,' ¸' ,'' · `. ´` ·` ¸` · ¸`· .` ` ,'. ¯
¯ ·.=` ¸· -- ¸ ' ¸· . -- -`·. ¸· . --
`·..` ·` . ¸· ,`. ,` - ¸ · .`- .¯ - ` ·-`` `·'.`
..`- :.`·..` · ·`.` ' ¸· ¯ ¸. ` ' ¸¯ ,'' ·
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· -`· `.` , ' `. ,`,· ·,´¯' '· `. ,.· ¸· · . ·· ·-¯ '
`. ¯ · ¸' ,´- · ¯ .¯ ,` -' ·· ¯ . ·· ¸¯
¸.¯' ...`' ¯.¯ · · `. ´' ¸¯- ·· ,` -' ·· ¯ . ·· ¯
'¸ ,.`'· .~. `. ´` ,.. ·`.` ' · ..´ ' `. ´·
.`¸. ¸¯ ¸· ¯ .¯ , ¯ -' ` · ,`,· `. ' .`-'
',' .` - . ¯. ·. `.'.' `¯ ¸ ' `. ´ · `.' '¸ ·
¯ ·¯..`' - ¸' ¸`· ¸· `.- ` · ¸ ' ¯ ·¯` '' . .
¸..= .` ,`· `. ´` ' `. ´· `.` ,` ' ¯.¯ . ' .`· '¯ ·`
'' .. ..` · ¯ .¯ `. ,`,· `. ¯ ~' . ' ` · ¸ · ·´·
. ' ·.´`·· .` ,' ·- ' -` ' ¸· `. ¯'. `¯ ¸ ' `.` ·
. ' `..`·.` `· `...' .·`.'· . ..` ·`.'· - .`.' `·- · · `
¸..· ·` - ¸· ¯ ¸-``,' . · `,· ·¯·¯· .` ,``· . ´,.` · `.` ·`.=
¸..·- · '' ,'' · `.` ,`· `¯ ¸ ' ` ·' .¯ `.' .
`·,´.. ¯ '· ·¯ ,· - ' ·¯ , - ·¯ , - ' `. ,.· ¸· `¯ ¸ '
,. ¯,-' .`¯ ..¯ ' ·¯ `.` ,·'' ·`.` ' ¸· ·'.` ¸·
`·'..` ¯ ·... ` ' '' ,· .`¸ ¸ ´ ¯ .¯ ,`·'
..-` · · ¯ . . ·- ' -` ' ¯¸ ` -`' `, - ' ''
.· ¸..· ¸·-· .` `· `. ' · . ·· ..·- . ¸`.` · `. ´
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`,..- ' ¸· .` ,' `·'.` ¸' . ' .`· '¯ · -` · :'·
¯ ...` `¯ -'· '¯ ,, ¯ ¸¯ ·¯ ¸`' ¸· ·,=` ,'
¯ -.` ..·¯ `.` · `.` ,` , . - ´' ¸· .¯' `·· · ¸ '
.' `¸.`· . ,..·.`- ¸· `.` · , .`. ¯ ¸` · ·`. · ..`·`
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!n rlc namc ol Allal. rlc Bcncliccnr. rlc Mcrcilul.
1. Surclv Wc lavc givcn ro vou a clcar vicrorv.
2. 1lar Allal mav lorgivc vour communirv rlcir pasr laulrs and rlosc ro
lollow. and complcrc His lavor ro vou and kccp vou on a riglr wav.
S. And rlar Allal miglr lclp vou wirl a miglrv lclp.
+. Hc ir is Wlo scnr down rranquillirv inro rlc lcarrs ol rlc Lclicvcrs rlar
rlcv miglr lavc morc ol lairl addcd ro rlcir lairl-- and Allal's arc rlc
losrs ol rlc lcavcns and rlc carrl. and Allal is Inowing. Wisc.
5. 1lar Hc mav causc rlc Lclicving mcn and rlc Lclicving womcn ro cnrcr
gardcns Lcncarl wlicl rivcrs llow ro aLidc rlcrcin and rcmovc lrom rlcm
rlcir cvil; and rlar is a grand aclicvcmcnr wirl Allal.
6. And (rlar) Hc mav punisl rlc lvpocrirical mcn and rlc lvpocrirical
womcn. and rlc polvrlcisric mcn and rlc polvrlcisric womcn. rlc
cnrcrraincrs ol cvil rlouglrs aLour Allal. Cn rlcm is rlc cvil rurn. and
Allal is wrorl wirl rlcm and las curscd rlcm and prcparcd lcll lor rlcm.
and cvil is rlc rcsorr.
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7. And Allal's arc rlc losrs ol rlc lcavcns and rlc carrl; and Allal is
Miglrv. Wisc.
8. Surclv Wc lavc scnr vou as a wirncss and as a Lcarcr ol good ncws and
as a warncr.
9. 1lar vou mav Lclicvc in Allal and His Aposrlc and mav aid lim and
rcvcrc lim; and (rlar) vou mav dcclarc His glorv. morning and cvcning.
10. Surclv rlosc wlo swcar allcgiancc ro vou do Lur swcar allcgiancc ro
Allal; rlc land ol Allal is aLovc rlcir lands. 1lcrclorc wlocvcr Lrcaks
(lis lairl). lc Lrcaks ir onlv ro rlc iníurv ol lis own soul. and wlocvcr
lullills wlar lc las covcnanrcd wirl Allal. Hc will granr lim a miglrv
rcward.
11. 1losc ol rlc dwcllcrs ol rlc dcscrr wlo wcrc lclr Lclind will sav ro
vou. Cur propcrrv and our lamilics kcpr us Lusv. so ask lorgivcncss lor us.
1lcv sav wirl rlcir rongucs wlar is nor in rlcir lcarrs. Sav. 1lcn wlo can
conrrol anvrling lor vou lrom Allal il Hc inrcnds ro do vou larm or il Hc
inrcnds ro do vou good; nav. Allal is Awarc ol wlar vou do.
12. Þav! vou rarlcr rlouglr rlar rlc Aposrlc and rlc Lclicvcrs would nor
rcrurn ro rlcir lamilics cvcr. and rlar was madc lairsccming ro vour lcarrs
and vou rlouglr an cvil rlouglr and vou wcrc a pcoplc doomcd ro pcrisl.
1S. And wlocvcr docs nor Lclicvc in Allal and His Aposrlc. rlcn surclv
Wc lavc prcparcd Lurning lirc lor rlc unLclicvcrs.
1+. And Allal's is rlc kingdom. ol rlc lcavcns and rlc carrl; Hc lorgivcs
wlom Hc plcascs and punislcs wlom Hc plcascs. and Allal is ¡orgiving.
Mcrcilul.
15. 1losc wlo arc lclr Lclind will sav wlcn vou scr lorrl lor rlc gaining
ol acquisirions. Allow us (rlar) wc mav lollow vou. 1lcv dcsirc ro clangc
rlc world ol Allal. Sav. Bv no mcans slall vou lollow us; rlus did Allal
sav Lclorc. Bur rlcv will sav. Þav! vou arc ícalous ol us. Þav! rlcv do nor
undcrsrand Lur a lirrlc.
16. Sav ro rlosc ol rlc dwcllcrs ol rlc dcscrr wlo wcrc lclr Lclind. You
slall soon Lc invircd (ro liglr) againsr a pcoplc posscssing miglrv prowcss;
vou will liglr againsr rlcm unril rlcv suLmir; rlcn il vou oLcv. Allal will
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granr vou a good rcward; and il vou rurn Lack as vou rurncd Lack Lclorc.
Hc will punisl vou wirl a painlul punislmcnr.
17. 1lcrc is no larm in rlc Llind. nor is rlcrc anv larm in rlc lamc. nor is
rlcrc anv larm in rlc sick (il rlcv do nor go lorrl); and wlocvcr oLcvs
Allal and His Aposrlc. Hc will causc lim ro cnrcr gardcns Lcncarl wlicl
rivcrs llow. and wlocvcr rurns Lack. Hc will punisl lim wirl a painlul
punislmcnr.
18. Ccrrainlv Allal was wcll plcascd wirl rlc Lclicvcrs wlcn rlcv sworc
allcgiancc ro vou undcr rlc rrcc. and Hc kncw wlar was in rlcir lcarrs. so
Hc scnr down rranquillirv on rlcm and rcwardcd rlcm wirl a ncar vicrorv.
19. And manv acquisirions wlicl rlcv will rakc; and Allal is Miglrv. Wisc.
20. Allal promiscd vou manv acquisirions. wlicl vou will rakc. rlcn Hc
lasrcncd on rlis onc lor vou and lcld Lack rlc lands ol mcn lrom vou.
and rlar ir mav Lc a sign lor rlc Lclicvcrs and rlar Hc mav guidc vou on a
riglr parl.
21. And orlcrs wlicl vou lavc nor vcr Lccn aLlc ro aclicvc Allal las
surclv cncompasscd rlcm. and Allal las powcr ovcr all rlings.
22. And il rlosc wlo disLclicvc liglr wirl vou. rlcv would ccrrainlv rurn
(rlcir) Lacks. rlcn rlcv would nor lind anv prorccror or a lclpcr.
2S. Sucl las Lccn rlc coursc ol Allal rlar las indccd run Lclorc. and vou
slall nor lind a clangc in Allal's coursc.
2+. And Hc ir is Wlo lcld Lack rlcir lands lrom vou and vour lands lrom
rlcm in rlc vallcv ol Mccca alrcr Hc lad givcn vou vicrorv ovcr rlcm; and
Allal is Sccing wlar vou do.
25. !r is rlcv wlo disLclicvcd and rurncd vou awav lrom rlc Sacrcd
Mosquc and (rurncd oll) rlc ollcring wirllcld lrom arriving ar irs dcsrincd
placc; and wcrc ir nor lor rlc Lclicving mcn and rlc Lclicving womcn.
wlom. nor laving known. vou miglr lavc rroddcn down. and rlus
somcrling larclul miglr lavc alllicrcd vou on rlcir accounr wirlour
knowlcdgc - so rlar Allal mav causc ro cnrcr inro His mcrcv wlomsocvcr
Hc plcascs; lad rlcv Lccn widclv scpararcd onc lrom anorlcr. Wc would
surclv lavc punislcd rlosc wlo disLclicvcd lrom among rlcm wirl a
painlul punislmcnr.
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26. Wlcn rlosc wlo disLclicvcd larLorcd in rlcir lcarrs (lcclings ol)
disdain. rlc disdain ol (rlc davs ol) ignorancc. Lur Allal scnr down His
rranquillirv on His Aposrlc and on rlc Lclicvcrs. and madc rlcm kccp rlc
word ol guarding (againsr cvil). and rlcv wcrc cnrirlcd ro ir and worrlv ol
ir; and Allal is Awarc ol all rlings.
27. Ccrrainlv Allal lad slown ro His Aposrlc rlc vision wirl rrurl. vou
slall mosr ccrrainlv cnrcr rlc Sacrcd Mosquc. il Allal plcascs. in sccurirv.
(somc) laving rlcir lcads slavcd and (orlcrs) laving rlcir lair cur. vou
slall nor lcar. Lur Hc knows wlar vou do nor know. so Hc Lrouglr aLour
a ncar vicrorv Lclorc rlar.
28. Hc ir is Wlo scnr His Aposrlc wirl rlc guidancc and rlc rruc rcligion
rlar Hc mav makc ir prcvail ovcr all rlc rcligions; and Allal is cnougl lor a
wirncss.
29. Mulammad is rlc Aposrlc ol Allal. and rlosc wirl lim arc lirm ol
lcarr againsr rlc unLclicvcrs. compassionarc among rlcmsclvcs; vou will
scc rlcm Lowing down. prosrraring rlcmsclvcs. sccking gracc lrom Allal
and plcasurc; rlcir marks arc in rlcir laccs Lccausc ol rlc cllccr ol
prosrrarion; rlar is rlcir dcscriprion in rlc 1aurar and rlcir dcscriprion in
rlc !níccl; likc as sccd-producc rlar purs lorrl irs sprour. rlcn srrcngrlcns
ir. so ir Lccomcs srour and srands lirmlv on irs srcm. dcliglring rlc sowcrs
rlar Hc mav cnragc rlc unLclicvcrs on accounr ol rlcm; Allal las
promiscd rlosc among rlcm wlo Lclicvc and do good. lorgivcncss and a
grcar rcward.
Sural al-Þasr
.` ,-¯' ¸` -¯' ¯ .`
¯ ¸· ¸· ..`-` ¸¯' .` ' ¸ `-`' ¯ ``. .¯- ·
·¯ ¯. .¯ `·¯ ·``·` :` ` - `-`· ' -.·'
!n rlc namc ol Allal. rlc Bcncliccnr. rlc Mcrcilul.
1. Wlcn rlcrc comcs rlc lclp ol Allal and rlc vicrorv.
2. And vou scc mcn cnrcring rlc rcligion ol Allal in companics.
S. 1lcn cclcLrarc rlc praisc ol vour ¡ord. and ask His lorgivcncss; surclv
Hc is olr-rcrurning (ro mcrcv).
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LUA` A|AHL
losc wlo arc rlc rruc Slï'a and sinccrc lovcrs ol !mam al-Madlï
(pcacc Lc upon lim) slould rcncw rlcir plcdgc ol allcgiancc
and lovalrv ro SaliL al-Asr wa al-Zaman cvcrvdav. Wlcn a
loval Slï`a comcs ro rcalizc rlar lc is consranrlv in rlc prcscncc
ol rlc 12
rl
!mam. and rlar rlc !mam is lullv awarc ol all rlar lc docs and
savs. rlcn ir lis is rcsponsiLilirv rlar in anv wav possiLlc. lc ollcr lis
scrviccs ro rlc !mam ÷ wlcrlcr ir Lc Lv rlc ronguc. lcarr. wcalrl or lilc.
Cnc wav rlar wc can slow our !mam rlar wc arc rrulv wirl lim is ro
rccirc ¡ua` al-Ald cvcrv morning alrcr rlc ¡aír Salar ÷ ol coursc rlis docs
nor mcan rlar wc íusr rccirc ir as a rirual. rarlcr wc musr rcad ir wirl
undcrsranding and pracricc wlar is said in rlis slorr. Lur powcrlul ¡ua'.
Savvid iLn 1awus. Ial`amï and orlcr '\lama. narrarc lrom various Looks
rlar !mam as-Sadiq (pcacc Lc upon lim) lad said.
J|»·r·r r·c4· /|· /»||»a Duc' /»r /»r/r 4cr· ·/rc/;|/ mc|·· c /r»m/·· a//|
A||c| (G|»r///·4 cn4 Lxc|/·4 /· H·) , cn4 a/|| |· »n· »/ /|· |·|/·r· »/ c|-
Oc/m (Mcr A||c| |c·/·n |/· r·/urn), cn4 // »n· 4/·· |·/»r· /|· r/·· »/ c|-
Oc/m, /|·n A||c| a/|| rc/·· »n· u/ /r»m /|· ;rcr· ·» /|c/ »n· mcr |· c||·
/» |·|/ /|· Imcm. A||c| a/|| ;rcn/ »n· a|» r·c4· /|/· Duc', 1000 ;»»4
4··4· /»r ·r·rr |·//·r r··//·4 cn4 a/|| /»r;/r· 1000 ·/n· /»r ·r·rr |·//·r
r··//·4.'
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¸ . · ·`-` · ¸`, · ¸ ¯ ` .`· .`· `¸ · ¸` -`-'· ¯ ,.·
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Trcn·|c//»n· ¨C` Allal rlc Susraincr ol rlc Grcar ¡iglr. rlc ¡xalrcd
1lronc and rlc rcmpcsruous sca. rlc rcvcalcr ol rlc 1aurar. !níil and
ZaLur rlc Susraincr ol rlc sladc and rlc lcar. rlc Fcvcalcr ol rlc grcar
Qur'an. rlc Susraincr ol rlc lonorcd angcls. Proplcrs and rlc
Mcsscngcrs.
C` Allal ! Lcscccl You Lv Your Lcncvolcnr counrcnancc and irs Lrilliancc
and crcrnal kingdom; C` rlc ¡vcr-¡iving. C` rlc Scll suLsisring. Lv Your
namc wlicl illuminarcs rlc lcavcns and rlc carrls and Lv Your namc Lv
wlicl rlc prcdcccssors and rlc posrcrirv arc rclormcd. C` rlc ¡vcr-
prcscnr Lclorc anv living rling cxisrcd and rlc ¡vcrlasring cvcn alrcr all
lilc will ccasc. C` ¡vcr-living cvcn wlcn rlcrc was no lilc ar all. C` Cnc
wlo rcsurrccrs rlc dcad and Lrings dcarl ro rlc living. C` ¡vcr-living.
rlcrc is no God cxccpr You.
C` Allal. convcv ro our Masrcr. rlc !mam (pcacc Lc upon lim) rlc
guidc. rlc guidcd. rlc onc csraLlislcd in aurlorirv Lv Your command.
mav Your Llcssings Lc on lim and on lis purc anccsrors. lrom all rlc
lairllul malc and lcmalc. in rlc ¡asr and rlc Wcsr ol rlc world. in rlc
plains or on rlc mounrains. on rlc lands and in rlc sca. and lrom mc and
mv parcnrs. Llcssings rlar cqual in wciglr rlc "1lronc" ol Allal. rlc ink
ol His words and sucl as onlv cncompasscd Lv His knowlcdgc and
covcrcd Lv His Look.
C` Allal ! rcncw on rlc dawn ol rlis dav and all rlc davs ol rlc
rcmaindcr ol mv lilc mv plcdgc. covcnanr and allcgiancc ro lim. as mv
oLligarion. wlicl ! slall ncirlcr cvcr conrravcnc nor ncglccr.
C` Allal includc mc amongsr lis lclpcrs. dclcndcrs. rlosc lullilling lis
wislcs and commands. lis dclcndcrs. rlc lorc-runncrs ro carrv our lis
inrcnrions and rlosc ro Lc marrvrcd in lis prcscncc.
C` Allal slould dcarl inrcrvcnc Lcrwccn mc and lis rcappcarancc -- rlc
dcarl wlicl You lavc madc incviraLlc on Your scrvanrs -- lcr mc our
lrom mv gravc covcrcd in mv slroud. mv sword unslcarlcd. mv spcar
poiscd rcsponding ro rlc call ol rlc callcr in rlc cirics and dcscrrs.
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C` Allal gracc mc wirl a siglr ol rlc appcarancc ol onc riglrlv guidcd
and rlc lincsr ol rlc praisc worrlv and cool mv cvcs wirl a liglr ol onc ro
wlom ! am arrcnrivc and lasrcn lis rcrurn. rcndcr lis rc-appcarancc
smoorl and widcn lis parl and lcad mc onro lis parl and causc lis
ordcrs ro Lc cxccurcd and srrcngrlcn lis Lack. C` Allal popularc Your
cirics rlrougl lim and rcvivc Your scrvanrs lor indccd You lavc said and
Your words arc rruc; "M/··|/·/ |c· ·|»an //· /c·· »n /|· |cn4· cn4 /n /|· ··c·
»n c··»un/ »/ a|c/ /|· |cn4· »/ m·n |cr· ar»u;|/." (Our'cn 30·11)
C` Allal prcscnr rlis lrom us ro Your lricnd and rlc son ol rlc dauglrcr
ol Your Proplcr wlo Lcars rlc namc ol Your Mcsscngcr unril lc dcsrrovs
all unrrurl and manilcsrs rlc rrurl lullv.
C` Allal makc lim rlc rclugc lor Your opprcsscd scrvanrs and a lclpcr
lor lim wlo las no orlcr lclpcr Lcsidcs You and rlc rcvivcr ol rlc
commandmcnrs in Your Look wlicl las Lccn ncglccrcd and rlc
srrcngrlcncr ol rlc scicnccs in Your rcligion and rlc rradirions ol Your
Proplcr. Mav Allal's Llcssing Lc upon lim and lis progcnv.
C` Allal placc lim among rlosc wlom You lavc prorccrcd lrom rlc
opprcssion ol rlc opprcssors.
C` Allal plcasc Your Proplcr Mulammad. mav rlc Llcssings ol Allal Lc
upon lim and lis progcnv. and rlosc wlo will oLcv rlc invirarion ol rlc
!mam and lavc mcrcv on our srarc ol aLascmcnr alrcr lis appcarancc.
C` Allal sparc us rlis gricl lrom rlis \mmal Lv lis rcappcarancc and
lasrcn lis rc-appcarancc lor "r·r/|r /|·r (|r/»·r//··) r·;cr4 // /» |· /cr
4/·/cn/ cn4 a· ··· // r·rr n·cr" (¯0·6,¯) Lv Your mcrcv. C` rlc mosr
Mcrcilul.`
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WKUHHWLPHVDQGHDFKWLPHUHFLWHWKHIROORZLQJ
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SHORT ZlYARAT TO THl l\A\
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& `·` ¯ ¯
Trcn·|c//»n· ¨!n rlc Þamc ol Allal. Mosr Gracious. Mosr Mcrcilul.
Pcacc Lc upon vou C` Masrcr ol rlc Agc and 1imc. Pcacc Lc upon vou
C` Succcssor ol rlc Mosr Bcncliccnr. Pcacc Lc upon vou C` Parrncr ol
rlc Qur`an. Pcacc Lc upon vou C` Splirrcr ol rlc Prool. Pcacc Lc upon
vou C` !mam ovcr mankind and Iinn. Mav Allal. 1lc Higlcsr spccd
vour rcrurn. And makc casv vour rc-appcarancc. And placc us amongsr
vour lclpcrs and aidcrs. Mav rlc Pcacc. Mcrcv and Llcssings ol Allal Lc
upon vou. vour Figlrcous larlcrs and vour Purc grand-larlcrs.`
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ZlYARAT ^ll \A :l`
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C ..`·.. ' ··. ,' :`,· ··¯' C ¸- · ,¯' ¸` ·
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¸..` ¯ -` · C `·`¯ -` - ¸`,`- ' ¸` ¯¸· C `·`¯-` - ¸` ,` - ' C
.`·- ¸..` ¸.`· C `·`¯ -` - ¯ -` · ¸` `·- C`·`¯-` - `¸·
C `· .`¯ -` - `¸· ¸` ¯ -` · C `·`¯-` - ¸.`· ¸` ¯¸· C `·`¯-` -
:¯ ` ,.` C `·`¯-` - `¸· ¸` ¸- ' C `·`¯-` - ¯ -` · ¸` ¯¸·
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,.. s ¸· `. ¯ ¸`· `¸ · `. · `¸ ´ `. ' ,`s `· ` .
. ` ,..` C ¯,- ´ ¯ . ¯,- .`. ' . C `,-
., ' ¯,- ·.` ' ¯,- . . ¯,- .` ·' ¯,- `¯ '
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·.. `. ´'- `¸ · ¸ ..`.· C ¯,- , ,· .' ` · .'
`¸..`· . :' ¯¸' ·`,· :`` ,` · ¸· ` ,`· `. ´·~ `¸·
..· ``·' ·.`` = -` · ¸~ ' ·.`` ,. · ',- '· ·` ·
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:. . ·` - ¯ ··`.` · ¸ · `·` · `.` ` ,, · `´`` ' · `.` `·
`..¯- `. ´' ..`.· `. ´ ·`.` ' ·. ·'.`` `·'
& ¸`,· ¸`,· C `. ´' ·. '- ¸ ·.· `. ´' ·¯ ·`· ¸ `.`
Trcn·|c//»n· ¨Grccrings ro rlc dcsccndanrs ol Ya Sïn (¡amilv ol rlc
Proplcr Mulammad (Pcacc Lc upon lim and lis lamilv)). Grccrings ro
vou C` Callcr rowards Allal and rlc manilcsrarion ol Allal`s signs and
rlc mirror ol divinc arrriLurcs. Grccrings ro vou. C` door ro Allal`s
(Mcrcv and Gracc) rlc govcrnor and prorccror ol Allal`s rcligion.
Grccrings ro vou C` Ilalilal ol Allal (on carrl) and ro vou C` Allal`s
aurlorirv ovcr rlc worlds crcarurcs. and rlc slavc`s guidc ro divinc wills.
Grccrings ro vou C` rcciror and inrcrprcrcr (clucidaror ol rlc lacrs) ol
Allal`s Book. Grccrings ro vou ar all lours ol rlc dav and niglr.
Grccrings ro vou C` Allal`s rcmaindcr on His carrl. Grccrings ro vou C`
covcnanr and promisc (posirion ol !mamarc and Caliplarc in lis aLscncc
and prcscncc) wlicl Allal rook ovcr rlc crcarurcs and madc ir ccrrain
and lirm. Grccrings ro vou C` promisc ol Allal (ol vour divinc aurlorirv
ovcr rlc world) wlicl lc guaranrccd (rlar vou lill rlc carrl wirl íusricc
alrcr ir Lcing lull ol opprcssion and iníusricc).
Grccrings ro vou C` Lanncr ol Allal`s íusricc and Allal`s Lcsrowcd
knowlcdgc and wisdom. rlc crcarurcs rclugc and divinc all-cncompassing
mcrcv (wlicl is rlc pcrlccr rrurl) and will ncvcr rurn ro Lc lalsc.
Grccrings ro vou (¡ord ol rlc Agc in all condirions) wlcn Lv Allal`s
command. will appcar and risc up and will disappcar in aLscncc.
Grccrings ro vou wlcn rccirc (rlc divinc Book) and inrcrprcr (disclosc irs
lacrs).
Grccrings ro vou wirl cngagc in pravcr and supplicarion. Grccrings ro
vou wlcn pcrlorm Low down and prosrrarc (in oLcdicncc ro Allal)
Grccrings ro vou wlcn vou sav ¨1lcrc is no god cxccpr lor Allal` and
¨Allal is rlc Grcarcsr!` Grccrings ro vou wlcn vou praisc Allal and ask
His lorgivcncss. Grccrings ro vou in rlc morning and alrcrnoons.
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Grccrings ro vou in rlc dark niglrs and Lring davs. Grccrings ro vou C`
prorccrcd !mam (sccurcd lrom rlc cncmics larm). Grccrings ro vou C`
onc wlo las Lccn prclcrrcd ovcr all pcoplc and rlc lopc ol all crcarurcs.
Grccrings ro vou wirl all rvpcs ol grccrings.
C` mv masrcr. ! rakc vou as a wirncss lor ! rcsrilv rlar rlcrc is no god
cxccpr lor Allal. rlc Cnc wlo las no parrncr and rlar Mulammad is His
(spccial) slavc and aposrlc. and rlar Allal las no Lclovcd orlcr rlan lim
and lis lousclold (noLodv lrom rlc pasr nor ol rlosc ro comc can cvcr
lopc ro arrain rlis lcvcl ol Allal`s lovc)
C` mv masrcr. ! rakc vou as a wirncss rlar 'Alï. rlc Masrcr ol rlc ¡airllul
is His Aurlorirv. ¡assan is His Aurlorirv. ¡ussain is His Aurlorirv. 'Alï
iLn al-¡ussain is His Aurlorirv. Mulammad iLn 'Alï is His Aurlorirv.
Ia`lar iLn Mulammad is His Aurlorirv. Musa iLn Ia`lar is His Aurlorirv.
'Alï iLn Musa is His Aurlorirv. Mulammad iLn 'Alï is His Aurlorirv. 'Alï
iLn Mulammad is His Aurlorirv. ¡assan iLn 'Alï is His Aurlorirv. and !
rcsrilv rlar vou (C` !mam ol rlc 1imc) arc rlc Aurlorirv ol Allal. and
rlar vou (!mams and ¡cadcrs ol guidancc and rlc Housclold ol rlc
lonorcd Proplcr) arc rlc lirsr Lcings (in rlc crcarion ol rlc souls) and
rlc lasr in Lodics (rlus. in rlc world ol souls. vou lavc supcriorirv in
prcscncc and lonor ovcr all orlcr souls. and in rlc plvsical word. vou arc
lrom rlc lasr Proplcr and rlc ¡ricnds ol Allal).
Ccrrainlv vour rcrurn is rcal and rlcrc is no douLr in ir rlc dav wlcrc no
onc's lairl slall prolir il ir did nor Lclicvc Lclorc or carn good rlrougl irs
lairl. (! Lclicvc rlar) dcarl is rcal and rlc Angcls Þakïr and Munkir arc
rcal. rlc ¡av ol Fcsurrccrion is rcal. rlc ¡av ol Fcinlusion and
quickcning ol rlc dcarl is rcal. and rlc dav ol rcckoning is rcal. and rlc
sirar (Lridgc ovcr rlc lcll lirc) is rcal. and rlc Llcssings ol paradisc and
lclllirc arc rcal. and rlc promisc ol Your ¡ivinc Blcssing and rlc rlrcar
ol punislmcnr in lclllirc and paradisc arc rcal.
C` mv masrcr. rlc wrcrclcd is rlc onc wlo opposcs vou (rlc lousclold
ol rlc Proplcr) and lappv is rlc onc wlo oLcvs vou. 1lus. (mv masrcr)
rcsrilv lor wlar ! rook vou as a wirncss (wlicl was mcnrioncd carlicr)
and (! rcsrilv rlar) ! am vour lricnd and an cncmv ro vour cncmics. 1lc
rrurl is wlar vou arc plcascd wirl and lalsc is wlar vou dislikc. 1lc
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lawlul dccd is wlar vou ordcr ro do and rlc unlawlul dccd is wlar vou
lorLid lrom. so ! lavc lairl in rlc Cnc Allal. wlo docs nor nccd
anvrling and is wirlour parrncr. and (! lavc lairl in lis) Aposrlc (rlc
closcn Proplcr Mulammad) and rlc masrcr ol rlc lairllul ('Alï) and all
ol vou (!mams ol guidancc ol rlc Proplcr (s)`s lousclold).
C` mv masrcr wlom rlc lirsr (Masrcr ol rlc ¡airllul 'Alï) and rlc lasr is
vou (!mam ol rlc rimc) - ! lollow vou and mv supporr is prcparcd lor
vou and mv lricndslip (lovc lor vou) is sinccrc. C` Allal. acccpr all mv
pravcrs. Amïn. Amïn.
C` mv ¡ord. ! ask vou ro scnd vour Llcssing upon rlc Proplcr ol Mcrcv
and rlc Pcrlccr Word ol Your ¡iglr. ¡ill mv lcarr wirl liglr ol ccrrirudc.
mv clcsr (lcarr) wirl liglr ol lairl. mv rlouglr wirl liglr ol good
inrcnrions. mv will and dcrcrminarion wirl liglr ol knowlcdgc. mv
srrcngrl (Lodv and soul) wirl liglr ol work. mv ronguc wirl liglr ol
rrurl. mv rcligion wirl liglr ol insiglrs lrom vou. mv cvcs wirl liglr ol
sccing. mv cars wirl liglr ol wisdom. mv lcarr wlicl is rlc placc ol lovc
and allccrion. liglr ol lovc and lovalrv ro Mulammad and lis dcsccndanrs
(pcacc Lc upon rlcm all) so rlar ! mccr vou (wlcn ! dic) wlilc Lcing
lairllul ro Your pacr and covcnanr. and lor vou ro slowcr mc wirl Your
mcrcv.
C` mv Praiscworrlv masrcr. C` mv ¡ord. Llcss Mulammad. Your
Aurlorirv and Guidc ro crcarurcs on carrl. Your dcpurv in Your
kingdom. rlc Callcr ol Crcarurcs ro Your Wav (ol knowlcdgc and
oLcdicncc). rlc Cnc wlo rosc lor ¡xccuring Your íusricc (Allal`s rulc
and rcligion). rlc Fcvivcr ol Crcarurcs wirl Your command.
(! rcsrilv) rlar lc is rlc lricnd and rlc Masrcr ol rlc ¡airllul. rlc
dcsrrovcr and aLolislcr ol rlc non-Lclicvcrs. rlc cnliglrcncr ol rlc
darkncss ol rlc world and rcvcalcr ol rlc rrurl (commandmcnrs and
rulcs). rlc spcakcr ol rlc rcalirics ol wisdom and rrurl. rlc pcrlccr word
(grcar divinc soul) in carrl (and lcavcns). rlc spccial slavc wlo is
awairing Your command. rlc lcarlul ol Your maícsrv and omniporcncc.
rlc narions kind and advising masrcr. rlc slip lor rlc salvarion ol
crcarion. rlc rcprcscnrarivc ol Allal. rlc liglr ol rlc crcarions cvcs. rlc
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Lcsr (luman Lcing) ro wcar garmcnrs. rlc siglr-giving ro rlc Llind.
(Llindncss ol ignorancc and inlidclirv) and rlc onc ro lill rlc carrl wirl
íusricc alrcr Lcing lillcd (in rlc rimc ol ignorancc) wirl opprcssion and
rvrannv.
C` Masrcr ol rlc World. acccpr mv pravcrs. rlar vou arc rlc powcrlul
ovcr cvcrvrling. C` Mv ¡ord scnd Your Llcssings and grccrings on rlc
uprising guardian and rlc son ol vour guardians. wlosc oLcdicncc vou
madc oLligarorv upon rlc crcarion. wlo vou madc rlcir riglr a durv
upon rlc pcoplc and kcpr awav rlc unclcanncss lrom rlcm and worlds
purc and madc rlcm inlalliLlc lrom anv dclccr and sin.
C` Mv ¡ord. supporr Your rcligion wirl lim (!mam ol rlc rimc) and
givc vicrorv ro lis lricnds. lollowcrs and supporrcrs and makc us ol rlcm
(lis lollowcrs and lricnds). C` Mv ¡ord. prorccr lis lolincss lrom rlc cvil
ol anv opprcssor and rvranr and lrom rlc cvil ol all vour crcarurcs and
guard lis lolincss lrom rlc lronr. Lack. riglr. and lclr (cvcnrs around rlc
world) and prorccr lim lrom Lcing rcaclcd ro Lv anv larm. and in
prorccring lim. prorccr rlc Proplcr and lis dcsccndanrs (in rcalirv. Lv
prorccring lim. lis rcaclings ro rlc pcoplc arc prorccrcd and savcd).
Supporr lis lricnds and supporrcrs. and dcprivc and lumiliarc lis
opprcssors. dcsrrov rlc opprcssors and rvranrs ol inlidclirv and Lv lis
sword. dcsrrucr rlc lvpocrircs. inlidcls and all rlc arlcisrs in rlc casr and
wcsr ol rlc carrl. and in rlc land and sca. and Lv lis appcarancc. lill rlc
carrl wirl íusricc and Lv (lis sword) rcvcal rlc rcalirv ol rlc purc rcligion
ol Your Proplcr. pcacc Lc upon lim and lis dcsccndanrs.
C` Mv ¡ord. makc mc ol lis lricnds. supporrcrs. and lollowcrs. Makc mc
scc wlar rlc Proplcr`s dcsccndanrs lopcd lor (ol rlc vicrorv ol rlc rrurl
ovcr lalsclood. and rlc pcoplc ol lairl ovcr inlidclirv. and rlc dignirv and
lonor ol !slam and rlc Muslims) and wlar rlcv lopc lor rlcir cncmics
(ol lumiliarion. rorrurc and disgracc). makc mc scc all ol rlar.
C` You rlc 1ruc God and ¡rcrnal Lcing. granr mc mv pravcrs. C`
Posscssor ol Maícsrv and Grcarncss. C` Mosr Mcrcilul ol rlc Mcrcilul!`
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LUA'
TAVA::Ul
5
1lis dua` is onc ol rlc mosr wcll-known wavs ol sccking lclp and
assisrancc ol Allal (Glorilicd and ¡xalrcd is Hc) rlrougl rlc
pcrsonagcs ol rlc Proplcr ol !slam. lis dauglrcr. ¡ariml al-Zalra. pcacc
Lc upon lcr. and rlc rwclvc !mams lorm rlc All al-Baïr. 1lcrc arc
various lorms ol rlis dua`. wlicl onc can rclcr ro Looks sucl as Malaril
al-Iinan lor. il nccd Lc.
!r las Lccn mcnrioncd Lv 'Allamal Maílisï (mav Allal Lc plcascd wirl
lim) rlar lc las srarcd rlar in rlc various Looks ol supplicarion. rlis
¡ua` las Lccn narrarcd lrom Mulammad iLn BaLawival rlar ¡ua`
1awassul las Lccn givcn ro us lrom rlc A`immal (pcacc Lc upon all ol
rlcm) and conrinucs Lv saving rlar rlcrc is no insrancc in wlicl lc was
in a dilliculrv and lc rcad rlis ¡ua. and almosr immcdiarclv. lis pravcrs
wcrc answcrcd.
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.¯ -` · ·.` -' `¸.. :`, :`,' `·¯-.' :·` ' ¸` ¯.` ,'',
·.` -¯' ·..· ¯ .` . ' ' ·' ·` ,· ¯ ¸.
¯ :. .¯. `·..`` ` ,¯-. ¯ .`.· ` ,
5
!r las Lccn rccommcndcd Lv our A`immal (Pcacc Lc upon rlcm) ro
rccirc rlis ¡ua` cvcrv 1ucsdav niglr or ar anv rimc wlcn onc is in nccd ol
somcrling.
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.`· . ' `· ..` ¯ ` · ,,- -- . ¸`, · `·¯ ·
.¯ ..`· ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,- .¯
·.¯-` - . . '.~ ¸' ¸` ¯¸· ·`.` ' ·' ¸- ' ' ,
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.`· ,.,- .. -- . ¸`, ·`·¯ · ¯ : ¯ .
.¯ .`· .. ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,- .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯
. ..`¯' ¸.`,· ·¯.· .. ¯ -` · .` .`·¯' ·~· ,
¯ :. .¯. `·..`` ` ,¯-. ¯ .`.· ¯ ,
. ' ¸·.` ¯ .`· ·..,,- -- . ¸` , · `·¯ ·
.¯ ..`· ' ¸·` ¯ ` · · ,,- .¯ ` ·
¯ ..` ¸`. ¸.. `-` ' ,'' `¸· ¸` ¸ - ¯ -` · ' ,
` ,.¯-. .¯ . .`.· ` ,. . ·..- ¸· ¯ ·¯-` -
. -- .. ¸..`, ·`·¯ · ¯ : ¯ . `·` `
`· .` ¯ .`· ,..,- .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,-
.¯ .`· '
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¯ ..` ¸`. `,,..¯' ,'' `¸· ¸` ¸`,`- ¯ ` · ' ,
` ,.¯-. .¯ . .`.· ` ,. . ·..- ¸· ¯ ·¯-` -
. -- .. ¸..`, ·`·¯ · ¯ : ¯ . `·` `
`· .` ¯ .`· ,..,- .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,-
.¯ .`· '
¸`. ¸ .·' ¸.` . ¸`,..`- ' ¸` ¯¸· ¸ - ' ' ,
.¯ . .`.· ` ,. . ·..- ¸· ¯ ·¯-` - ¯ .`
.. ¸.`, ·..` ·¯· ¯ : ¯ . `·` ` ` ,¯-.
.`· ,.,- .. .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,- --
.¯ .`· ' `· ` ¯
. ¯ ..` ¸`.. `·' ,'' `¸· ¸` ¯ -` · `·- ' ,
`·.`` ` ,.¯-. ..¯ .`.· ` , ·- ¸· ¯ ·¯-` -
,.,- . . -- ... ¸`, ·`·¯ · ¯ : ¯ .
.`· . ' `· .` ¯ ..`· ,,- .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` ·

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..` ¸.` ··.¯.' ,..'' ¯ -` · ¸` `·- ¯ ` · ' ,
` ,.¯-. .¯ . .` .· ` ,. .. ·- ¸· ¯ ·¯-` - ¯
. -- .. ¸..`, ·`·¯ · ¯ : ¯ . `·` `
`· .` ¯ .`· ,..,- .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,-
.¯ .`· '
..` ¸`. `. ~..´' ,'' `·- ¸` ¸.` · ¸- ' ' ,
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. -- .. ¸..`, ·`·¯ · ¯ : ¯ . `·` `
`· .` ¯ .`· ,..,- .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,-
.¯ .`· '
¯ ..` ¸`. ...`' ,'' ¸.`· ¸` ¯¸· ¸- ' ' ,
` ,.¯-. .¯ . .`.· ` ,. . ·..- ¸· ¯ ·¯-` -
. -- .. ¸..`, ·`·¯ · ¯ : ¯ . `·` `
`· .` ¯ .`· ,..,- .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,-
.¯ .`· '
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..` ¸`. ·...- ' '¸¯' ,'' `¸· ¸` ¯ -` · `·- ' ,
` ,.¯-. .¯ . .`.· ` ,. .. ·- ¸· ¯ ·¯-` - ¯
. -- .. ¸..`, ·`·¯ · ¯ : ¯ . `·` `
`· .` ¯ .`· ,..,- .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,-
.¯ .`· '
¸`. '¸.¯' .·,.' ,.'' ..¯ -` · ¸` ¯¸· ¸ - ' ' ,
.¯ . .`.· ` ,. . ·..- ¸· ¯ ·¯-` - ¯ .`
.. ¸.`, ·..` ·¯· ¯ : ¯ . `·`` ` ,¯-.
.`· ,.,- .. .¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,- --
.¯ .`· ' `· ` ¯
¸`. .´.`·' '¸..¯¯' ,'' `¸· ¸` ¸- ¯ -` · ' ,
.¯ . .`.· ` ,. . ·..- ¸· ¯ ·¯-` - ¯ .`
.. ¸.`, ·..` ·¯· ¯ : ¯ . `·` ` ` ,¯-.
.`· ,.,- .. . ¯ ` · ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,- --
.¯ .`· ' `· ` ¯
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`.=`' `. .' ,.'' ·.¯-` - ' ...- ' ¸- ' ¯¸. ,
` ,. . ·.- ¸..· ¯ ·¯-` - ¯ .` ¸` .` , '
·.` ·¯ · ¯ :. ..¯. `·` ` ` ,¯-. ¯ .`.·
. .¯ .`· . ' `· ..` ¯ ` · ,,- -- . ¸` ,
.¯ ..`· ' `· ` ¯ ` · ,,-
On· ·|»u|4 /|·n c·| /»r |/·/|·r a/·|·· cn4 4··/r·· /r»m A||c| (G|»r///·4 cn4
Lxc|/·4 /· H·), cn4 In·|c-A||c|, /|·r a/|| |· /u|//||·4. On· ·|»u|4 /|·n
·»n//nu·, cn4 ·cr·
·`..,' ¸.¯ ` · ¸.¯ ' `...´ `.` ,¯-. ¸` ¯¸'.· ¸· ,
`.` ·.`` ¯ `..´ `. ..¯. ¯ ¸ -- . ·
.`· ¸..`· `¸..· ¸ ` ` ¯ ` · ¸' .`·`· ¯ `. ´
·.- ..`-' `..´` `...´`` - ¯ ¸ , `. ´¯ ,· ¯
¸.. ¯ ..,'' . ¸·.. ¸ - ¯ ` · .`.´· ¯ ¸ ·
.'. ¸.· `. ,.., '~ ¯ .` ·' ¯ ¸·' ·`-' `. ,`,· ¯
. '..·' . · ¸-.
Trcn·|c//»n· ¨!n rlc Þamc ol Allal. rlc Mosr Bcncliccnr. rlc Mosr
Mcrcilul. C` Allal. ! Lcscccl 1lcc. and rurn rowards 1lcc. rlrougl 1lv
Proplcr. rlc Proplcr ol Mcrcv. Mulammad. mav Allal Blcss lim and lis
Progcnv. and granr rlcm pcacc. C` ALu al-Qasim. C` Mcsscngcr ol Allal
C` guidc ol mcrcv. C` inrcrccssor ol rlc communirv. C` our clicl. C` our
masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc
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Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd. C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv
us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa al-¡assan. C` Commandcr ol rlc ¡airllul. C` 'Alï. son ol ALu
1aliL. C` dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal ovcr mankind. C` our clicl. C` our
masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc
Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd. C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv
us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ¡arimal al-Zalra. C` dauglrcr ol Mulammad. C` Iov ro rlc cvc ol
rlc Proplcr. C` our clicl. C` our masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv
inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd.
C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa Mulammad. C` ¡assan. son ol 'Alï. C` clccrcd onc C` dcsccndanr
ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C` dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal ovcr mankind.
C` our clicl. C` our masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv inrcrccssion
and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd. C` inrimarc
ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa 'ALdillal. C` ¡usavn. son ol 'Alï. C` Marrvr C` dcsccndanr ol rlc
Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C` dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal ovcr mankind. Wc
rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc
pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd. C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn
Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa Mulammad. C` 'Alï. son ol al-¡usavn. C` Zaïn al-'ALidïn. C`
Prosrraror Lclorc Allal. C` dcsccndanr ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C`
dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal ovcr mankind. C` our clicl. C` our masrcr.
Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc Allal.
wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd. C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn
Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa Ia`lar. C` Mulammad. son ol 'Alï. C` mosr knowlcdgcaLlc onc.
C` dcsccndanr ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C` dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal
ovcr mankind. C` our clicl. C` our masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck
rlv inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn
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nccd. C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr
us.
C` ALa 'ALdillal. C` Ia`lar. son ol Mulammad. C` rrurllul onc. C`
dcsccndanr ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C` dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal ovcr
mankind. C` our clicl. C` our masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv
inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd.
C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa al-¡assan. C` Musa. son ol Ia'lar. C` rranquil onc. C` dcsccndanr
ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C` dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal ovcr mankind.
C` our clicl. C` our masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv inrcrccssion
and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd. C` inrimarc
ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa al-¡assan. C` 'Alï. son ol Musa. C` dcvorcd onc. C` dcsccndanr ol
rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C` dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal ovcr mankind. C`
our clicl. C` our masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv inrcrccssion and
advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd. C` inrimarc ol
Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa Ia`lar. C` Mulammad. son ol 'Alï. C` gcncrous 1aqi' and pious
onc. C` dcsccndanr ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C` dccisivc argumcnr ol
Allal ovcr mankind. C` our clicl. C` our masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc.
scck rlv inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our
opcn nccd. C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal sirs in
íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa al-¡assan. C` Ali. son ol Mulammad. C` guidc (Hadï) and purc
onc (Þaqï). C` dcsccndanr ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C` dccisivc
argumcnr ol Allal ovcr mankind. C` our clicl. C` our masrcr. Wc rurn
rowards rlcc. scck rlv inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur
Lclorc vou our opcn nccd. C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal
sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` ALa Mulammad. C` ¡assan. son ol 'Alï. C` wisc onc and Warrior. C`
dcsccndanr ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C` dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal ovcr
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mankind. C` our clicl. C` our masrcr. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv
inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd.
C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` inlcriror ol al-¡assan. C` succcssor. C` upriglr onc. C` Prool. C`
awaircd upriscr. C` Maldï. C` dcsccndanr ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. C`
dccisivc argumcnr ol Allal ovcr mankind. Wc rurn rowards rlcc. scck rlv
inrcrccssion and advocacv Lclorc Allal. wc pur Lclorc vou our opcn nccd.
C` inrimarc ol Allal. Srand Lv us wlcn Allal sirs in íudgcmcnr ovcr us.
C` mv clicls. C` mv masrcrs. ! rurn ro Allal rlrougl vou. C` mv !mams.
mv supporrcrs on rlc davs ol mv dcsrirurion. ! scck vour advocacv Lclorc
Allal. ! rcqucsr vou ro spcak in mv lavour Lclorc Allal. oLrain pardon
lor mc lrom Allal. and dclivcr mc lrom mv sins. rlrougl mv lovc ol vou
and ncarncss ro vou. oLrain dclivcrancc lor mc lrom Allal. C` mv clicls.
C` closc lricnds ol Allal. mav Allal Llcss all ol rlcm. and cursc rlc
cncmics ol Allal wlo lavc opprcsscd rlcm and will opprcss rlcm. So Lc
ir. C` ¡ord ol rlc worlds.`
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LUA' `UlBAH
lis ¡ua`. is onc ol rlc mosr imporranr and lamous ¡ua` lrom
rlc !nlalliaLlc !mams. 1lc word ÞudLal mcans ¨lamcnrarion`
and in rlis ¡ua`. wc arc mourning and wailing duc ro rlc
GlaïLar ol our !mam (Mav Allal lasrcn lis rcappcarancc).
Sadir Scirali. a disringuislcd companion ol !mam Ia`lar as-Sadiq (pcacc
Lc upon lim) savs rlar along wirl rlrcc orlcr companions. rlcv visircd
rlc !mam (pcacc Lc upon lim). 1lcv saw lim in a vcrv sad and
sorrowlul condirion. sirring on rlc ground. Hc was crving and moaning
íusr likc a morlcr wlo lad losr lcr dcar son. and was saving.
¨Mv Masrcr. vour occulrarion las snarclcd awav slccp lrom mv cvcs. las
rakcn awav mv conccnrrarion. and las dcprivcd mc ol rranquilirv ol rlc
lcarr.
Mv Masrcr. vour occulrarion las surroundcd mc wirl a rragic sullcring
duc ro wlicl ! can ncvcr lind svmparlv and consolarion. ¡uc ro rlc loss
ol lricnds. onc alrcr rlc orlcr. our garlcring is Lrcaking.
Calamirics. lardslips. dilliculrics and disasrcrs lavc so mucl paincd mv
lcarr rlar ! do nor lccl rlc rcars ol mv cvcs and rlc vcllings and crvings ol
mv lcarr. Ycr orlcr scvcrc and unLcaraLlc sullcrings arc imagincd rlar
onc morc dilliculr and lragilc rlan rlc prcvious oncs.`
Sadir savs. ¨Calamirv sruck us and our lcars Lccamc lull ol sadncss and
sorrows lor rlc !mam (pcacc Lc upon lim). Wc prcsumcd rlar an
unplcasanr cvcnr lad madc rlc !mam ÷ rlis mounrain ol paricncc and
lorLcarancc ÷ in sucl a lamcnring and mournlul condirion.` Wc said. ¨C
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Son ol rlc Lcsr ol Mankind! Mav Allal nor makc vou crv. ¡or wlar
rcason arc vou wccping in sucl a manncr·`
His lolincss lcavcd a sad sigl lrom lis alllicrcd lcarr and said. ¨1lis
morning. ! was looking ar rlc ¨Book ol Ialr`. rlc Look ol knowlcdgc ol
rlc various cvcnrs rlar will occur unril rlc dav ol Qivamar wlicl las
Lccn assigncd and madc cxclusivc ro Mulammad (pcacc Lc upon lim
and lis lamilv) and lis succcssors. !r conrains inlormarion on rlc Lirrl.
occulrarion. dclav in rcappcarancc and rlc longcvirv ol al-Maldï (pcacc
Lc upon lim). !r also conrains ncws on rlc sullcrings ol rlc Lclicvcrs
during lis occulrarion and rlc various douLrs and unccrrainrics wlicl
will arisc in rlcir lcarrs duc ro rlc prolongarion ol rlc occulrarion and
cvcn mcnrions rlar a maíorirv ol rlcm will lcavc asidc !slam and our
Wilaval and will nor carc aLour rcligion. ¡uc ro rlinking ol rlcscs
rlings. gricl and sadncss lavc ovcrpowcrcd mc...`
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1lis ¡ua` is ro Lc rccircd on rlc ¡our '¡ïd davs. wlicl arc '¡ïd al-Adla.
'¡ïd al-¡irr. '¡ïd al-Gladïr and rlc ¡av ol Iumu`al. ¡uring rlis ¡ua`. Lv
conccnrrarion. asking lor lorgivcncss and rcciring Salawar. wc wasl awav
our sins and rcmovc rlc oLsraclcs wlicl arc sropping rlc granring ol our
¡ua. 1lcn. wirl lull arrcnrion. in a wccping srarc. wc call upon our
!mam in rlc samc wav as our sixrl Holv !mam uscd ro do. wlcn lc
rauglr us rlis ¡ua`. Wc crv and rccirc ÞudLal on rlc GlaïLar and Lcing
lar awav lrom our !mam. Wc rcqucsr Allal ro lasrcn lis rcappcarancc
and rlus cnd rlc corruprion and iníusricc in rlis world. Mav rlc
Almiglrv Allal lavc mcrcv upon all ol us in rlis rimc ol gricl and
sorrow.
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..' ¸· < ´' :,`-. ` ,' ¸·' ·¯ ,.· · - .- ·¯ ,´ ·
,· `. . ¯. ·` · ··´' , ¸ ´` ·,- ·= ` ,' `=` :`,'
·., ·'´ ·' ·`,· `·' ¸. ·` - ¸`.- `¸· ` ··.`- ¯ ·
. -¯' . -' ·` · '~ . · ·, · ¯ ¯
Trcn·|c//»n· ¨!n rlc Þamc ol Allal. rlc Mosr Gracious. and rlc Mosr
Mcrcilul. Praisc is ro Allal. rlc ¡ord ol rlc Worlds. And Llcssings ol
Allal Lc upon our masrcr. Mulammad (Pcacc Lc upon lim and lis
lamilv). His Proplcr and on lis progcnv Lc grccrings and salurarions.
C` Allal (all) praisc is lor You; lor all rlc marrcrs conccrning wlicl Your
dccrcc was issucd rcgarding Your lricnds. rlosc wlom You lavc closcn
lor Yourscll and lor Your rcligion. sincc You lavc dccidcd ro Lcsrow on
rlcm rlc cloiccsr ol vour cvcrlasring lavors. wlicl ncirlcr dcclinc nor
dccrcasc. Alrcr You rook a promisc lrom rlcm ro rcnouncc all rlc sragcs
ol rlis dcspicaLlc world. and irs supcrlicial arrracrions and allurcmcnrs.
1lcn rlcv acccprcd rlc promisc and You did know rlcir lullillmcnr
rowards irs (promisc).
So. You acccprcd rlcm and Lrouglr rlcm ncar ro Yourscll; and accordcd
lor rlcm rlc cxalrcd rcmcmLrancc and a glowing praisc; and You scnr
down Your angcls ro rlcm. and lonorcd rlcm Lv Your inspirarions. and
lclpcd rlcm wirl Your knowlcdgc and appoinrcd rlcm as rlc mcans ol
approacl ro You. and rlc mcans rowards Your sarislacrion.
1lcn You madc somc ol rlcm dwcll in Your Gardcn. unril You scnr
rlcm our rlcrclrom. And You carricd onc ol rlcm in Your ark. and
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rcscucd lim and rlc onc wlo Lclicvcd wirl lim Lv Your Mcrcv. lrom
dcsrrucrion; and You sclccrcd lor Yourscll onc ol rlcm as Your lricnd;
and lc rcqucsrcd You ro granr lim a ronguc ol rrurl in rlc lasr cpocl ol
rlc rimc. 1lcn vou granrcd lis wisl and vou appoinrcd rlar clcvarcd
onc; and ro onc ol rlcm. You spokc lrom a rrcc a spcaking. and
appoinrcd lis Lrorlcr lis supporrcr and succcssor; and You did causc onc
ol rlcm ro Lc Lorn wirlour a larlcr; and You gavc lim rlc clcar signs
and supporrcd lim wirl rlc Holv Spirir.
And lor cacl onc vou did cnacr a rcligious law. And You assigncd a parl
lor lim and vou sclccrcd succcssors lor lim. A prorccror alrcr a prorccror
lor a dclinirc pcriod. lor csraLlisling Your rcligion and a prool upon
Your scrvanrs. lcsr rlc rrurl wancs lrom irs placc and lalsclood
ovcrpowcrs lis progcnv. And nonc can sav. ºJ|r |c4 r»u n»/ ··n/ un/» u·
c acrn/n; m····n;·r, cn4 c//»/n/·4 /»r u· c /|c; »/ ;u/4cn··, /|·n a· a»u|4
|cr· /»||»a·4 T»ur ·/;n· |·/»r· a· ·u//·r·4 /c/|ur· cn4 4/·;rc··?°
1ill You cndcd rlc allair rowards Your Lclovcd and Your noLlc
Mulammad. mav rlc pcacc ol Allal Lc upon lim and lis progcnv. 1lcn.
lc was as You lad sclccrcd lim. lcadcr ol wlom You lavc crcarcd. And
rlc cxccllcnr onc ol Your sclccrcd; and rlc Lcsr onc wlom You lavc
sclccrcd; and rlc mosr lonorcd wlom You lavc rclicd on; You gavc lim
prcccdcncc upon Your (orlcr) proplcrs; and scnr lim ro 1laqalaïn (Iinn
and mcn) lrom (among) Your scrvanrs; and madc Your ¡asrs and Wcsrs
comc undcr lis lccr; and larncsscd lor lim rlc Buraq; and did makc lim
asccnd (in Lorl soul and Lodv) rowards Your lcavcns. And vou cnrrusrcd
in lim rlc knowlcdgc ol rlc pasr and lururc rill rlc cnd ol vour crcarion.
1lcn You lclpcd lim wirl Awc. and You surroundcd lim wirl IiLra`ïl
and Mïka`ïl and rlc disringuislcd angcls. And You promiscd lim rlar
You would makc lis rcligion rriumplanr ovcr all rlc rcligions rlougl rlc
polvrlcisrs mav Lc avcrsc ro ir. And rlis is alrcr You appoinrcd somc ol
lis kindrcd as lis succcssor. and You appoinrcd lor lim and rlcm /|· //r·/
|»u·· a|/·| |c· |··n ··/c||/·|·4 /»r /|· mcn|/n4, /|· »n· a|/·| /· c/ B···c, c
||···/n; cn4 c ;u/4cn·· /»r /|· a»r|4·. In // (cr·) ·|·cr ·/;n·, c /|c·· »/
I|rc|/m, cn4 a|»·r·r ·n/·r·4 /n // ac· ·c/·.
And You did sav I·r/|r A||c| /n/·n4· /» |··/ »// /r»m r»u ·r·rr |/n4 »/
/m/ur//r, An4 /» /ur//r r»u /·»/|· »/ /|· |»u··, a//| c /|»r»u;| /ur///·c//»n.
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1lcn You assigncd rcward ro Mulammad. Your pcacc Lc upon lim and
lis progcnv (wirl) rlcir lovc (rlc lovc ol progcnv) in vour Look. 1lcn
You said. Scr I 4·mcn4 n»/, »/ r»u cnr r·acr4 /»r // (/|· /»/|· »/ /r·c·|/n;)
·x··// /|· |»r· »/ mr r·|c//»n·. And vou said. J|c/·r·r r·acr4 I |cr· c·|·4
r»u, // /· /»r r»ur »an ;»»4. And vou said. I c·| r»u n»/ cnr r·acr4 /»r //
·x··// /|c/ »n· a|» a/·|··, mcr c4»// /|· /c/| »/ |/· L»r4.
1lcv (All al-Baïr) arc rlc parl roward You and rlc wav rowards Your
sarislacrion. Wlcn lis (rlc Holv Proplcr) davs passcd. lc appoinrcd lis
succcssor 'Alï. son ol ALu 1aliL as a Guidc. Your pcacc Lc upon rlcm
and rlcir progcnv. A· |· ac· c Jcrn·r - cn4 /»r ·r·rr nc//»n /|·r· /· c
;u/4·. 1lcn lc (rlc Holv Proplcr) said Lclorc a lugc garlcring.
'Wlomsocvcr ! am lis Masrcr. rlcn 'Alï is lis masrcr. C` Allal Lc a lricnd
ol onc wlo is lis lricnd. and Lc rlc cncmv ol rlc onc wlo is lis cncmv
and lclp onc wlo lclps lim and disgracc onc wlo disgraccs lim.` And
lc said. 'Cl wlomsocvcr ! am lis Proplcr. rlcn 'Alï is lis clicl.` And lc
said. '! and 'Alï arc onc and lrom rlc samc rrcc` and rlc orlcr pcoplc arc
lrom dillcrcnr rrccs.`
And lc placcd lim ('Alï) in a posirion as Harun was ro Musa. 1lcn lc
said ro lim. 'Your posirion ro mc is as Harun was wirl Musa. cxccpr rlar
rlcrc will Lc no Proplcr alrcr mc.` And lc marricd lim ro lis dauglrcr.
rlc Clicl ol rlc ¡adics ol rlc Worlds. And lc madc lor lim ('Alï) lawlul
wlarcvcr was lawlul lor limscll in lis Masíid. and lc closcd all rlc doors
(lcading ro rlc Masíid) cxccpr rlc door ol lis lousc.
1lcn lc (rlc Holv Proplcr) cnrrusrcd ro lim lis knowlcdgc and lis
wisdom. 1lcn lc said. '! am rlc cirv ol knowlcdgc and 'Alï is irs garc.
1lus. onc wlo wislcs ro cnrcr rlc cirv ol knowlcdgc and wisdom. musr
cnrcr lrom irs garc.` 1lcn lc said. 'You arc mv Lrorlcr. and succcssor and
inlcriror. Your llcsl is mv llcsl and vour Llood is mv Llood; pcacc wirl
vou is pcacc wirl mc. and war wirl vou is likc war wirl mc. 1lc lairl is
mixcd wirl vour llcsl and vour Llood as ir is mixcd wirl mv llcsl and mv
Llood. 1omorrow vou will Lc mv succcssor ar rlc pond ol Iaurlar. and
vou will pav mv dcLrs and vou will lullil mv promiscs. Your Slïas
(lollowcrs) will Lc sirring on rlc pulpirs ol liglr. rlcir Lriglr laccs
surrounding mc in rlc Hcavcn and rlcv will Lc mv nciglLors.`
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And (lc said). 'C 'Alï. lad vou nor Lccn rlcrc. rlc Lclicvcrs would nor
lavc Lccn rccognizcd alrcr mc.` And lc was a guidancc (ro prcvcnr
pcoplc) lrom dcviarion alrcr lim (rlc Holv Proplcr) and a liglr lrom rlc
darkncsss and rlc srrong ropc ol Allal and His Figlr Parl. Þcirlcr lis
proximirv in rlc rics ol rclarionslip (wirl rlc Holv Proplcr) can Lc
prcccdcd (Lv anvonc). nor lis prcccding in rcligion. And no onc can
ovcrrakc anv virrucs lrom amongsr lis (rlc Proplcrs) virrucs.
Hc ('Alï) lollowcd rlc parl ol rlc Mcsscngcr. mav rlc Llcssings ol Allal
Lc upon Lorl ol rlcm and rlcir progcnv. And lc louglr (on rlc Lasis ol)
inrcrprcrarion. and lc carcd nor anv Llamc ol anv rcLukcr in rlc wav ol
Allal. !ndccd. lc spillcd rlc Llood ol rlc lcrocs ol AraLia. and killcd
rlcir valianr liglrcrs and arrackcd rlcir wolvcs. 1lcn lc lillcd rlc lcarrs
ol rlcm (liglrcrs) ol Badr. IlaïLar. Hunaïn. and ol orlcrs wirl a larrcd
and malicc.
1lcn rlcv rosc in cnmirv. againsr lim and rlcv arrackcd ro liglr againsr
lim. 1ill (sucl rimc) rlar lc killcd rlc oarl Lrcakcrs ol allcgiancc. rlc
\níusr and rlc Fcncgadcs. And wlcn lis rcrm ol lilc cxpircd. a wrcrclcd
pcrson among rlosc ol rlc lasr cpocl. lollowing rlc parl ol rlosc ol rlc
carlicr pcriod killcd lim. 1lc ordcr ol rlc Mcsscngcr ol Allal. pcacc ol
Allal Lc upon lim and lis Progcnv. was nor oLcvcd aLour rlc !mams.
onc alrcr rlc orlcr.
1lc \mmal was insisrcnr on Lcaring cnmirv againsr lim. 1lcv íoincd
rogcrlcr ro cur oll lis rics ol rclarion. and rlrowing awav lis clildrcn
(lrom succcssorslip). ¡xccpr a lcw lrom rlc Lclicvcrs. wlo rcmaincd
lairllul in oLscrving rlcir (All al-Baïr`s) riglrs. 1lcn somc ol rlcm wcrc
killcd. and somc wcrc rakcn inro caprivirv. and somc wcrc cxilcd. And rlc
dccrcc was ro pass lor rlcm; wirl rlis lopc rlar rlc Lcsr rcward is in ir.
S/n·· /|· Lcr/| |·|»n;· /» A||c|, H· ;/r·· // /» a|»m·»·r·r H· a/·|·· /r»m
cm»n;·/ H/· ··rrcn/·. An4 /|· ·n4 /· (»n|r) /»r /|»·· a|» ;ucr4 c;c/n·/ ·r/|.
An4 ;|»r/»u· /· »ur L»r4, I·r/|r /|· /r»m/·· »/ »ur L»r4 /· ··r/c/n|r /» |·
/u|//||·4. An4 A||c| n·r·r ;»·· c;c/n·/ H/· /r»m/··, cn4 |· /· /|· A|| M/;|/r,
A|| J/··.
1lcn upon rlc purilicd oncs ol rlc purilicd oncs ol rlc progcnv ol
Mulammad and 'Alï. mav rlc Pcacc ol Allal Lc upon Lorl ol rlcm and
rlcir progcnv. 1lc Lcwailcrs slould crv and rlc wailcrs slould wail aLour
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rlcm. And lor sucl pcoplc likc rlcm rlc rcars slould llow. and rlc
clamourcrs slould clamor and rlc mourncrs slould mourn in a lcarr-
rcnding manncr.
Wlcrc is ¡assan· Wlcrc is ¡usavn· Wlcrc arc rlc clildrcn ol ¡usavn·
1lc Figlrcous alrcr rlc riglrcous· 1lc rrurllul alrcr rlc rrurllul· Wlcrc
is rlc parl alrcr rlc parl (ol riglrcousncss)· Wlcrc arc rlc virruous
pcoplc alrcr rlc virruous oncs· Wlcrc arc rlc rising Suns· Wlcrc arc rlc
luminous Moons· Wlcrc arc rlc Lrillianr Srars· Wlcrc arc rlc ¡mLlcms
ol rlc ¡airl and rlc Basis ol Inowlcdgc· Wlcrc is Baqïarullal wlicl
(rlc world) can nor Lc dcvoid lrom (rlc prcscncc ol) rlc guidcd
progcnv·
Wlcrc is rlc onc rcadv ro annililarc rlc opprcssors· Wlcrc is rlc
Awaircd onc lor srraiglrcning rlc crookcdncss and disloncsrv· Wlcrc is
rlc ¡xpccrcd (!mam al-Maldï). wlo will aLolisl opprcssion and
rransgrcssion· Wlcrc is rlc onc srorcd lor rcviving rlc oLligarorv
command. and rlc Sunnal (ol rlc Holv Proplcr)· Wlcrc is rlc sclccrcd
onc lor rcsusciraring (rlc rcalirv) ol rlc narion and ol rlc rcligion· Wlcrc
is rlc cxpccrcd onc lor cnlivcning rlc Book and irs limirs· Wlcrc is rlc
¡nlivcncr ol rlc lacrs ol rcligion and irs adlcrcnrs·
Wlcrc is rlc Brcakcr ol rlc miglr ol rlc rransgrcssors· Wlcrc is rlc
¡csrrovcr ol rlc cdiliccs ol polvrlcism and lvpocrisv· Wlcrc is rlc
¡csrrovcr ol rlc lollowcrs ol rransgrcssion. disoLcdicncc and rcLcllion·
Wlcrc is rlc ¡radicaror ol rlc Lranclcs ol crrors and dispurcs· Wlcrc is
rlc ¡csrrovcr ol rlc signs ol (dvil) discasc and cgoisric rcndcncics·
Wlcrc is rlc Scvcrcr ol rlc cords ol lalsclood and calumniarion· Wlcrc
is rlc ¡csrrovcr ol rlc vicious and disoLcdicnr pcoplc· Wlcrc is rlc
¡radicaror ol rlc lollowcr ol oLsrinacv and misguidancc and rlc
rcncgadc· Wlcrc is rlc onc wlo lonors rlc lricnds and dcLascs rlc
cncmv·
Wlcrc is rlc Accumularor ol rlc words ol picrv· Wlcrc is rlc Garc ol
Allal. rlrougl wlicl all slould cnrcr· Wlcrc is rlc Counrcnancc ol
Allal rlrougl wlicl rlc lricnds arrcnd roward lim· Wlcrc is rlc Mcans.
wlicl is srrcrcling lrom rlc ¡arrl ro rlc skv· Wlcrc is rlc Masrcr ol rlc
¡av ol \icrorv. and rlc onc wlo will sprcad rlc llag ol guidancc· Wlcrc
is rlc unircr ol rlc companions ol virruc and divinc plcasurc· Wlcrc is
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rlc Avcngcr ol rlc Llood ol proplcrs and rlc clildrcn ol rlc proplcrs·
Wlcrc is rlc scckcr ol rcvcngc lor rlc Llood ol rlc Marrvrcd oncs ol
IarLala· Wlcrc is rlc 1riumplanr onc (wlo will ovcrcomc) ovcr onc
wlo rransgrcsscd againsr lim and maligncd lim·
Wlcrc is rlc disrrcsscd onc wlo will Lc answcrcd wlcn lc supplicarcs·
Wlcrc is rlc Prcsidcnr ol all crcarurcs. wlo is Lorl rlc Lcncliccnr and
God lcaring· Wlcrc is rlc son ol rlc closcn (al-Musrala) Proplcr. and
rlc son ol 'Alï al-Murrada· And rlc son ol Iladïía al-Glarra (1lc
¡uminous) and rlc son ol ¡arimal al-IuLra (1lc Grcar)· Mav mv larlcr
and mv morlcr and mv scll Lc sacriliccd lor vour salcrv and prorccrion.
C` son ol rlc masrcrs. rlc lavorirc oncs. C` son ol rlc noLlc oncs. rlc
lonorcd oncs. C` son ol rlc guidcs and rlc divinclv guidcd oncs. C` son
ol rlc prclcrrcd rclincd oncs. C` son ol rlc Magnanimous oncs ol rlc
purcsr dcsccnr. C` son ol rlc mosr riglrcous. C` son ol rlc Lcncvolcnr
sclccrcd oncs. C` son ol rlc gcncrous lonorcd oncs. C` son ol rlc
luminous moons. C` son ol rlc slining liglrs. C` son ol rlc picrcing
mcrcors. C` son ol rlc Lriglr srars. C` son ol rlc clcar parls. C` son ol
rlc clcar signs. C` son ol rlc pcrlccr Inowlcdgc. C` son ol rlc wcll
known cxamplcs ol conducr. C` son ol rlc rccordcd knowlcdgc. C` son ol
rlc living miraclcs. C` son ol rlc oLvious prools. C` son ol rlc srraiglr
parl. C` son ol rlc miglrv ridings. C` son ol rlc onc wlo is pronounccd
rlc mosr cxalrcd rlc mosr wisc in rlc \mm al-IiraL Lv Allal. C` son ol
rlc signs and rlc clcar prools. C` son ol rlc apparcnr prools. C` son ol
rlc Lrillianr and clcar prools. C` son ol rlc conclusivc cvidcnccs. C` son
ol rlc aLundanr Lounrics.
C` son ol rlc 1a ¡a and clcar vcrscs. C` son ol rlc Ya Sïn (Holv
Proplcr) and ¡larivar. C` son ol rlc 1ur (Mounr) and 'Adivar (rlc
Clargcr). C` son ol /|· »n· a|» 4r·a n·cr, /|·n |· ·u·/·n4·4, ·» |· ac· /|·
m·c·ur· »/ /a» |»a· »r ·//|| ·|»··r. 1lis is rlc mosr ncar posirion ro rlc All
Higlcsr.
Would rlar ! know wlcrc vour srarc ol Lcing lar is scrrlcd. Cr wlicl
carrl ol soil las cmLraccd vou; is ir in rlc mounrain ol Fadwa or rlc
orlcr mounrain. or in ¡lï 1uwa· !r is inrolcraLlc lor mc rlar ! scc rlc
pcoplc Lur do nor scc vou. And ncirlcr do ! lcar a sigl ol Lrcarl nor
(anv) wlispcring lrom vou. !r is inrolcraLlc lor mc rlar vou arc
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surroundcd Lv calamirics and rlar ncirlcr mv plainrivc crv nor mv
complainr rcaclcs vou. Mav (!) mvscll Lc sacriliccd lor vou wlo sccms ro
Lc conccalcd (plvsicallv). Lur nor awav lrom us.
Mav (!) mvscll Lc sacriliccd lor vou wlo sccms ro Lc cmigranr (Lur) nor
lar lrom us. Mav (!) mvscll Lc sacriliccd lor vou wlo is rlc goal ol
aspirarions ol cvcrv lairllul man and woman wlo dcsircs vou. rcmcmLcrs
and moans lor vou. Mav (!) mvscll Lc sacriliccd lor vou wlo is Lound ro
lolrv lonor wlicl can ncvcr Lc rcaclcd Lv anvonc. Mav (!) mvscll Lc
sacriliccd lor vou wlosc original cmincncc can nor Lc cqualcd. Mav (!)
mvscll Lc sacriliccd lor vou wlo is rlc anccsrral Lounrv wlicl can nor Lc
rcscmLlcd. Mav (!) mvscll Lc sacriliccd lor vou. rlc parrakcr ol noLilirv.
rlc likc ol wlicl is nor possiLlc.
How long am ! ro Lcwail lor vou. C mv Masrcr! And low long and wirl
wlicl word slould ! praisc vou. and wlar sccrcr ralk (slould ! adopr
wirl vou)· !r is inrolcraLlc lor mc ro ralk and rcccivc a rcplv lrom pcrsons
orlcr rlan vou. !r is inrolcraLlc lor mc rlar ! crv lor vou wlilc all orlcrs
lorsakc vou. !r is inrolcraLlc lor mc rlar rlis (isolarion) Lclalls vou
insrcad ol Lclalling orlcrs. !s rlcrc anv lclpcr wirl wlom ! mav prolong
mv lamcnrarion and wccping· !s rlcrc anv mourncr wirl wlom ! mav
íoin wlcn lc mourns alonc· !s rlcrc anv cvc wccping ol a rlorn. rlar mv
cvc mav svmparlizc wirl ir· C` rlc son ol Almad! !s rlcrc a wav
rlrougl wlicl vou mav Lc mcr·
Mav our dav (ol scpararion) íoin rlc dav ol rcappcarancc Lv wlicl wc
cníov· Wlcn slall wc arrivc ar vour srrcams lor drink. wirl wlicl ro
qucncl our rlirsr lor vou· Wlcn slall wc gcr Lcnclir ol vour swccr warcr.
lor alrcadv rlc rlirsr las lasrcd roo long· Wlcn slall wc spcnd morning
and cvcning wirl vou ro dcliglr our cvcs wirl a glancc (ar vou)· Wlcn
slall vou scc us and wc slall scc vou; rlcn vou slall Lc sccn unlurling rlc
llag ol vicrorv. Will vou scc us garlcrcd around vou and vou arc lcading
all rlc pcoplc.
1lcn alrcadv vou lavc lillcd rlc carrl wirl íusricc and lavc madc vour
cncmics rasrc rlc disgracc (ol dclcar) and rcrriLurion. And vou lavc
dcsrrovcd rcLcls and dcnicrs ol rlc rrurl. And vou lavc annililarcd rlc
lasr rcmains ol rlc arrogancc and uproorcd rlc loundarion ol rlc uníusr
pcoplc. 1lcn wc sav. Praisc Lc ro Allal. ¡ord ol rlc Worlds.
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C` Allal. vou arc rlc Fcmovcr ol agonics and calamirics. and You arc rlc
onc lrom wlom ! scck lclp rlcn wirl vou is rlc sancruarv. And You arc
¡ord ol rlc Hcrcalrcr and rlis world. so lclp C` lclpcr ol rlosc wlo scck
lclp. vour poor alllicrcd scrvanr. And slow lim lis Masrcr` C` Scvcrcr ol
srrcngrl and rlrougl lim (!mam Zaman). rcmovc lis (Your scrvanr`s)
gricl and sorrow. And cool rlc Lurning ol lis lurr. C` vou wlo is lirm in
rlc Hcavcnlv rlronc ol powcr and rowards Wlom is rlc rcrurn and
ulrimarc cnd.
C` Allal! Wc arc Your cnamourcd scrvanrs ol Your appoinrcd rcgcnr
wlo rcminds us ol You and Your Proplcr. Hc wlom You crcarcd lor us
as our savior and dclcndcr. and scr lim lor us as a prorccror and rclugc
and appoinrcd lim a lcadcr (!mam) lor rlc rruc Lclicvcrs amongsr us. So
convcv ro lim our grccrings and salurarions. and incrcasc lonor Lccausc
ol rlis (grccring) C` ¡ord.
And makc lis aLodc (in paradisc) also a lomc and lalring placc lor us.
and complcrc Your lavors Lv appoinring lim as our guidc. 1ill You makc
us cnrcr Your paradisc; and (Lcsrow on us) rlc companionslip ol rlc
marrvrs lrom amongsr rlosc ol Your adorcrs.
C` Allal Lcsrow Your Llcssings upon Mulammad and rlc progcnv ol
Mulammad. And Llcss lis grandlarlcr. Mulammad and Your Mcsscngcr
rlc cldcr Masrcr. and upon lis larlcr ('Alï) rlc voungcr Masrcr. And lis
grandmorlcr. rlc grcar rrurllul dauglrcr ol Mulammad; and upon
wlom vou lavc sclccrcd lrom among lis virruous anccsrors. And on lim
(!mam al-Maldï) (Lcsrow) rlc Lcsr. plcnrilul. mosr. pcrlccr. cvcrlasring
and rlc mosr numcrous ol Llcssings.
Wlarcvcr You lavc Lcsrowcd on anv ol vour virruous and closcn oncs
lrom among Your crcarurcs. And lavor lim wirl cndlcss and counrlcss
Llcssings wlicl ncvcr cnd nor lavc a limir. C` Allal! And rlrougl lim
scr up rlc rrurl. and makc rlc lalsclood vanisl. and prcparc rlc vicrorv
lor Your lricnds and disgracc Your cncmics rlrougl lim!
C` Allal. scr up a rclarionslip Lcrwccn lim and us rlar granrs us rlc
lonor ol rlc companv ol lis anccsrors. And lcr us Lc ol rlosc wlo scck
rlcir companv and rcsidc in rlcir slclrcr. And lclp us in lullilling our
ducs ro lim and in srriving lard ro lis oLcdicncc and ro avoid disoLcving
lim. And granr us lis plcasurc and Lcsrow on us lis allccrion and lis
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compassion and lis supplicarion and lis goodncss. wlcrcLv rlrougl lim
wc mav rcccivc rlc vasrncss ol Your mcrcv and succcss wirl You.
And lor lis sakc. lcr our pravcrs Lc acccprcd. and lor lis sakc. lcr our sins
Lc lorgivcn. and lor lis sakc. lcr our rcqucsrs Lc granrcd. And lor lis
sakc. lcr our susrcnancc Lc aLundanr. and lor lis sakc. lcr our sadncss Lc
rclicvcd. and lor lis sakc. lcr our wanrs Lc granrcd.
And You rurn ro us rlrougl Your Honorcd lacc. and acccpr our
proximirv wirl You. And casr upon us Your mcrcilul look. rlrougl
wlicl our aclicvcmcnr ol lonors lrom You mav Lc pcrlccrcd. rlcn ncvcr
dcprivc us ol ir Lv Your gcncrosirv. And qucncl our rlirsr lrom rlc
cisrcrn ol lis (!mam al-Maldï) grandlarlcr. mav Allal Llcss lim and lis
progcnv. in lis own cup and lrom lis own land.
A swccr. cool. clcar. agrccaLlc drink alrcr wlicl no rlirsr is lclr. C` Mosr
Mcrcilul ol All.`
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and Hclpcr and Prool and Guard
unril lc rcsidcs pcacclullv on Your
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long rimc.

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