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Excellence and Secrets

Of

The

Night Vigil

Volume I

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Oil lamp in a glass

Arranged and comments
by
Abdulkader Ali Alhadad
Singapore

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Surah 24 Al Nur
Verse 35 & 36
Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth.
The parable of His Light is as if there were a Niche
And within it a Lamp:
The Lamp enclosed in glass;
The glass as it were a brilliant star:
Lit from a blessed tree, an Olive,
Neither of the East nor of the West,
Whose oil is well-nigh luminous,
Though fire scarce touched it:
Light upon Light!
Allah do guide whom He will to His light:
Allah do set forth parables for men:
And Allah do know all things.
(Lit is such a light) in houses,
Which Allah have permitted to be raised to honour;
For the celebration, in them, of his name:
In them is He glorified in the mornings
And in the evenings, (again and again).

LR 1 – Surah Al Nur

Note
The Recitation for the Night Vigil Part II and III of this
book and its translation is typeset right to left as per the
Arabic language to facilitate the recital. The translation
follows it for convenience of numbering. However, the
Book, its Introduction, Comments, and other references
being mainly in English are arranged in the normal left to
right format.

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Even forsaking getting up a little of the night 9.Content . The Oil Lamp by Khaled Ajman Front Cover 2. Part III (Left to Right) 54-66 Recitation After the Nawafil Subuh LR 3 . Chapter Three 32 Getting up at night. Recital and Remembrances 10. Note 2 4 Content 3 5. its Manners. Chapter Five 44 What will assist in getting up at night? 12. Muqaddimah – Introduction 5 7. Part II (Left to Right) RL Recitation during the Night Vigil 1-53 14.Excellence and Secrets of the Night Vigil 4 6. Chapter Two 29 As a warning for those who sleep till sunrise. Chapter One 11 To inspire (oneself) upon getting up at night 8. The Epilogue 49 13. Chapter Four 41 The time to be awake at night 11. Part I . Content Page Part I (Right to Left) LR 1. Surah 24 Al Nur Verse 35 & 36 1 3.

Part I Excellence and Secrets Of The Night Vigil LR 4 .Part I .

indeed. the Exalted. His advised was not to think too much of it but do as he did and Allah’s Light will eventually be evident to us.a.Introduction . During my youth. But we dutifully sit and recite the verses like he did.T and the seekers[murid] whose lives are devoted to the afterlife and yet having able to balance their lives with this inviting world. It was a struggle to get up before the dawn prayers. LR 5 .a.W. we would have jump out of the bed and run to take ablution [wudhu] as the Prophet s. For reaching forty years old was a major turning point for me as more of the purposes of our Night Vigil practices became clearer to me and it became no more a chore but a regret whenever we fail to get up. pursuing a circular education and the prospect of a career in aviation were more inviting and seemed more important. In the western concept it could have been term a mid life crisis. had we understood how precious those minutes and seconds were then. I did not understand all of the long recitals my father did during those wee hours of the night. we always begged. Getting up [Qiam] was not a priority then. a difficult task. wished during the night.w did when he s.w was awaken as Allah would rouse him to the extent He. Indeed. When our parents wake us up it seemed the pillows and comforter were very dear to us in those precious seconds. Introduction Muqaddimah The night vigil has been a mystery for me until I seek the company of those on the path [tariqa] to Allah S. “Just a few more minutes”.

“A Fountain of Happiness” [Munba’ak alsaadat] and “A Collection (for those who wish to reach the) Gracious Thrones” [Majmuk al-la’tiffah al-arshi’at] by Habib Ali bin Muhammad Alhabshie. The inspiration of this book came after we completed [khatam] the reading of “Syarah Ratib Imam Alhadad” by Habib Alwi bin Ahmad bin Hassan alHaddad.W.a.Introduction . They are recited by those who tread its path to Allah S. Al Fathul illah and others. The recital for the Night Vigil is reproduced in Appendix I and in a right to left format for convenience in reading in the Arabic language. LR 6 . These are only few of the many recitations for routine of worship [awrad] that is contain in “The Ways of the Worshippers” [Wasilatil Ibadah] and “The Easy Path (to Allah)” [Tariqatas Suhalat] by Imam Abdullah bin Alawi bin Muhammad al-Haddad.w. which provides detailed narration. Habib Umar bin Salim bin Hafiz booklet Awrad of the Ba’alwi Guided by the Essence of Prophetic Traditions [Khulasal Maddan Nabawiyah fi Awrab al Ba`alawi] which itself is a complete compilation of the deeds of the righteous predecessor [salaful sallah] of the Tariqa Bani Alawi is a good guide. a great grand son of the Imam.Many books were written on this topic. and adopted as part of the deeds of Tariqah Bani Ba’alawi.T. Habib Umar said that these routine [awrad] is part of the practices of the Prophet s. “Shortest Path (for those seeking to be close to Allah)” [Al Masaluk al-Qarib] by Habib Tahir bin Hussain bin Tahir. “The Path (to Allah) of the Rightly Guided” [Sabilil Muhtadin] by Abdullah bin Alwi Alatas. Today. In his introduction. In variably we have to include references but here we are trying to balance the content. tafsir and references for this book. the worshippers demand references and religious subject matters sometimes become very academic and lost some of its spirituality.

a. passed on by father to son from Saiyidin Hussein r.eA‰j¿Â ªÙAÀ æ ÃÌnªA B‰»IÍ ≠ ºÚJÊÂÕÀ‰ . They wrote only a small percentage of the secrets of a subject and leaving you hungry and crying for more.eAf‰ZªÙA …Í √ÍB‰øk‰ K Í ÒÙ ≥Û I named it the benefits of this book [kitab].Introduction . may Allah be please with them.ÍeA‰iÀÊ fiÚ A‰À —Í e‰ B‰J®Í ªÙA Ω̄Ê«CÚ “ÊŒ‰̈ IÂ} L Í B‰N∏Í ªA A‰h«‰ f‰ ÷ÍA‰ÃØÚ “Û ŒÊ¿Ï m‰ À‰ K Ê MÍA‰i ”ں߉ . Here we see the skill of the great fore fathers of the Tariqa Bani Alawi in their ability attract our attention to a subject matter. They are certain [yakin] that the knowledge.His conclusion and the last chapter focused on the excellence and secrets of the Night Vigil. seeking reference reasoning [dalil] before acting on a prophetic deed and actions. “Syarah Ratib of Imam Abdullah Alhadad. For the seeker [murid] of the Tariqa Bani Alawi there is no need for a host list of hadith and authenticating them. to Muhmmad Al Baqir to Imam Jaffar Assaddiq to his sons Musa alKhadim and Ali al Uraidah to Ahmad bin Isa Almuhjir to Muhammad bin Ali Saiyidina Fiqih al Muqaddam. In his book. LR 7 . and the benefits of lighting up the heart and soul.ÍeA‰¤∞Ú ªÙA‰À K ‰ ºÙ ¥Ú ªÙA i Ã6 ƒ‰M {. conduct and deeds perform by their forefather and masters [mashaikhs] are in accordance to the Prophetic traditions. the desire of the worshippers and those who reflects and remembers Allah. and with it to influence deeply the direction and objective of Ratib of Qutub during the time of Alhadad. Thus this pursue and revision for more details on the secrets and excellence of the Night Vigil. alHabib Alawi bin Ahmad bin Hassan bin Abdullah Alhadad said f‰ ÷ÍA‰ÃØÚÀ‰ .

T. Some of which are its benefits.w The secret of each benefit will bring the seeker [murid] to a higher level of relationship with his creator.—jaÍ ‡AÀ‰ BŒ‰√ÊfÌ ªA j ŒÊa‰ B»ÍI ΩͿ߉ ≈Ê ¿‰ ªÍ B»‰ ŒÊØÍ —Î fÍ÷BÚ∞IÍ .Introduction . through the practices of the Prophet s. It is not our intention to go through each of them here. Instead we jump straight to the section on the twenty seventh benefits (of the Ratib).) to begin first with the Muslim Creed [Aqeedah] and its benefits as (Imam alHaddad) the companion of the Ratib record in the last chapter of his book “Sincere Religious Advices and Recommendations of the Imam” [An Nasaih id-Diniyya wal Wasaya al- Imaniyya] In total Habib Alawi bin Ahmad bin Hasan Alhadad records the twenty seven benefits of the Ratib. manners and its pitfalls. Thus this section became the focus of our attention in this book.a.W. the last but not least) is the excellence of the nawafil (and recommended deeds) of the Night Vigil.ΩÊŒº̇ªA ¬¯ B‰Œ≥Í Ω̄zØ œÍØ {∆Àjr®ªAÀ “Û ®IBÏnªA —Û f÷B∞ªA } KÍ ŒÊMÍjÊ M‰ “Í ŒÏ∞Í ŒÊ∑Ú À .Í“ŒÏƒÍÕ6fªA (His advised. LR 8 . and many other aspect which is a must reading for those seeking closeness to Allah S. The method as practiced by the companion of the Ratib in his worship.PAe‰ BJ‰®Í ªA K Í MÍAÏjªA K Í YÍ B‰u The twenty seventh benefit of the Ratib (in the book Syarah Ratib. method.…‰ Z ‰ ÷ÍB‰v√‰ K Í MÍAÏjªA K  YÍ B‰u B‰»IÍ ¡‰ N‰a‰ œÊ Nͪ̇A —Í f‰ ŒÊ¥Í ®‰ ªÙBÍI ‹ı ÀÏ CÚ Ÿ  f‰NIÊCÚÀ‰ :“ŒM‡A fÍ ÷ÍA‰Ã∞Ú ªÙBÍI ¡‰ Q . makruh. He then concluded with the excellence of this deed in the life on earth and the hereafter for those who practice. Habib Alwi bin Ahmad bin Hassan Alhadad wrote: ¡Â NÍb Ê √‰ ¡Ï Q .

even forsaking getting up a little of the night” In Chapter 3.w inspiring the believer to do this deed. Our additions and comments are in dash – boxes paragraphs or is brackets {}. some from Imam Ghazzali’s Ihya Ulludmiddin Book of Worship Volume 1 Book 10 and Imam Zakaria Nawawi’s Riyadus Salihin Book 212. its Manners.W. how to conduct the act. how to assist our stubborn self [nafs] to fight the resistance against performing this deed and “What will assist in getting up at night.” Habib Alwi bin Ahmad bin Hassan Alhadad had structured this section of Syarah Ratib following the book entitled “The Light and Guidance of the Secrets of Getting Up at Night and the period before day break” by Imam Abdullah bin Abdurrahman bin Abi Bakr Balhaaj Ba Fadhal. add the complementary Hadiths in each chapter’s subject matter.We followed Habib Alawi bin Ahmad bin Hassan Alhadad’s arrangement and divide this book into five chapters as follows: In Chapter 1.a. “Getting up at night. recital and remembrances” In Chapter 4.Introduction . But more to enhance our weakness and enhance our understanding of the subject matter.T and the Prophet s. In Chapter 2. The additions and comments were not meant to explain the work of Habib Alwi or Imam Ba Fadhal. “In inspiring to getting up at night” shall related how Allah S. what it says about the “warning for man who sleep till sunrise. when to perform this deed. Then we make further reference from the Holy Quran. LR 9 . “the time to be awake at night” In Chapter 5.

children and friends in Islam. And may Allah’s light shine upon all those who read it and gain the secrets and excellence of the Night Vigil. in which sections of the Quran are recited. guide us with His ever watching Eye to keep us on the path that lead us to the heaven with being accountable. O Most Merciful of the Merciful. Other common names for this prayer are night prayer [Salatul Layl] or [Tahajjud] from the root word hajjada meaning ‘awake at night’.W. and with a call on to Allah S. Most learned [ulama] would conclude that the night prayers [Salatul Layl] or Salatul Tahajjud or Odd [Witr] prayers are one and the same. the Exalted. the Exalted. LR 10 .Introduction .T [dakwa] told his audience that a seeker of the faith [murid] is not one if he does not get up at night to observe the Night Vigil. We seek that Allah. grant our prayers and end our life in a good ending [husnul khatimah]. We seek that Allah. This has been an exciting and beneficial exercise for us and our family. May Allah guide them and let them teaches these secrets to the family.Qiyam means standing and Qiyamul Layl means standing up at night. Habib Salim bin Abdullah bin Umar Alshatrie during one of his trip to Singapore. This voluntary prayer is described as Qiyamul Layl because it involves long standings. In Islamic Shari'ah both terms refer to the voluntary night prayer.

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Chapter 1

Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ¬Â B‰Œ≥Í ”ں߉ S
6 Z
‰ ªÙA ü
To inspire (oneself) upon getting up at night

The Sheikh, the Imam, the learned, the virtuous in religion [Affifuddin]
and who is a blessing for the Muslims, Abu Muhammad, Abdullah bin
Abdurrahman bin Abi Bakr Balhaaj Ba Fadhal quotes the following
verses of the Quran in his book entitled “The Light and Guidance of the
Secrets of Getting Up at Night and the period before day break”
(relating to the excellence of Qiyam and the merits of those people, who
perform Qiyamul Layl on a regular basis.)

Allah S.W.T said in Surah 17 Al’Isra Verse 78-79

∆‰ A‰’jÊ ≥ÛÀ‰ Ω̄ÊŒª̇A µ̄‰n´Ú ”ÚªḠ o ¯ ¿Ê r Ï ªA ∫Í ÃÛªf ͪ —Ú ›
ÚvÏ ªA ¡¯ ≥ÍCÚ (٧٨)
Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ À‰ (٧٩) .AÁeÃÊ »Â r Ê ø‰ ∆‰ BÚ∑ j̄ÊV∞Ú ªÙA ∆‰ A‰’jÊ ≥Û ∆Ï Ḡ j̄ÊV∞Ú ªÙA
.AÁeÿZ
Ê ø‰ BÁøBÚ¥ø‰ π
Ú IÌi‰ πÚ R‰®‰ JÊ‰Õ ∆Ê CÚ ”‰n߉ π
Ú ªÚ “ı ºÚØÍB‰√ …Í IÍ fÊ V
Ï »‰ N‰ØÚ
78. Establish regular prayers - at the sun’s decline till the darkness of
the night and the morning’s prayer and readings: for the prayer and
reading in the morning carry their testimony.

79. And pray in the small watches of the morning (it would be an
additional prayer (of spiritual benefit) for you, soon will Your Lord raise
you to a station of praise and glory.”
LR 11 - Chapter I

We added verse 78 to emphasize that Allah, the Exalted, highlighted the
timings as to when to perform these deeds. Allah S.W.T then went on to
describe the deeds to be performed such as the supererogatory prayers
and reciting the Quran, both of which carry great testimony and
rewards. The Station of Praise and Glory is reserved for the Prophet
s.a.w and the Righteous, those closest to him, those who would go
straight to the heavens without being question.

And in Surah 51 atDhariyat Verse 17:

.∆‰ îV
‰ »Ê ‰Õ B‰ø Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ ›
ı ŒÍº≥Ú AÃÂ√BÚ∑
“They (the pious) used to sleep but little at night.”
There are many other verses of the Quran emphasizing the importance
of the Night vigil include Surah 51 ad-Dhariyat Verses 15 -23, Allah
S.W.T reminds us of the rewards for those who practices the Sufi way
and who are the Righteous?:

¡Ê «Â B‰ME B‰ø ≈‰ ÊÕhÍ aÍ E (١٦) .∆˘ ÃŒߠÀ‰ P Î BσU‰ œÍØ î ‰ ¥Í NÏ¿Â ªÙA ∆Ï Ḡ (١٥)
≈‰ øÍ › ı ŒÍº≥Ú AÃÂ√BÚ∑ (١٧) .î ‰ ƒÍnÍZ Ê ø π Ú ªÍg‰ Ω‰ JÊ≥Ú AÃÂ√BÚ∑ ¡Ê »Â √ÏḠ ¡Ê »Â IÌi‰
.∆‰ ÀÂj∞Í ¨Ê N‰n
Ê ‰Õ ¡Ê «Â īB‰ZmÊ fiÚ BÍIÀ‰ (١٨) .∆‰ îV ‰ »Ê ‰Õ B‰ø Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA
œØÍÀ‰ (٢٠) .¬¯ ÀÂjZ Ê ¿‰ ªÙA‰À Ω̄Í÷BÏnºÍª µÔ Y‰ ¡Ê »¯ ªÍA‰ÃøÊ CÚ œÍØÀ‰ (١٩)
.∆‰ ÀÂjv Í JÊM › Ú ØÚCÚ ¡Ê ∏Û n
Í ∞Û √ÚC œÍØÀ‰ (٢١) .≈‰ ŒÊƒÍ≥ÍÿºÙ ªÍ P Ë B‰ÕE ~ ¯ iÊ fiÚ A
L6 i‰ É ØÚ (٢٣) .∆‰ ÀÂf߉ ÃÂM B‰øÀ‰ ¡Ê ∏Û ≥ÛkÊ ī ’Í B‰¿n Ï ªA œÍØÀ‰ (٢٢)
.∆‰ ÃÛ¥ÒÍ ƒ‰M ¡Ê ∏Û √ÏCÚ B‰ø Ω‰ RÊøÍ µÔ Z
‰ ªÚ … √ÏḠ ~
¯ iÊ fiÚ A‰À ’Í B‰¿nÏ ªA
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Surah 51 ad-Dhariyat:
(15) As to the Righteous, they will be in the midst of Gardens and
Springs. (16) Taking joy in the things which their Lord gives them,
because, before then, they lived a good life. (17) They were in the
habit of sleeping but little by night. (18) And in the hours of early
dawn, they (were found) praying for Forgiveness; (19) And in their
wealth and possessions (was remembered) the right of the (needy), him
who asked, and him who (for some reason) was prevented (from
asking). (20) On the earth are Signs for those of assured Faith, (21) As
also in your own selves: will ye not then see? (22) And in heaven is
your Sustenance, as (also) that which you are promised. (23) Then, by
the Lord of heaven and earth, this is the very Truth, as much as the fact
that you can speak intelligently to each other.

And in Surah 32 asSajdah Verse 16, Allah, the Exalted, describes the
believers who deserve a place in the heaven [Jannah] saying:

BÁ®¿‰ mÚ À‰ BıØÃÊ a‰ ¡Ê »Â IÏi‰ ∆‰ ÃÂßfÊ ‰Õ ©¯ UÍ B‰z¿‰ ªÙA ≈Ê ß‰ ¡Ê »Â IÂÃU ”ÚØB‰VN‰M‰
.∆‰ ÃÛ¥∞Í ƒÂÕ ¡Ê «Â B‰ƒ≥Ù k‰ i‰ BÏ¿øÍ À‰
“They (the believers) forsake their beds, to invoke their Lord in fear and
hope; and they spend out of what We have bestowed on them.”
The word ‘forsake’ indicates that this act of performing the
Night Vigil is an extreme difficult task. Only a few will received the
guidance [hidayah] from the Lord of the Universe to perform it.
A difficult task requires planning which include a carefully
execute routine to prepare oneself to achieve the final objective.

LR 13 - Chapter I

a. It was compulsory [Fardu]! In a very long hadith related by Sa`id ibn Hisham ibn Amir r. Then Allah revealed the concluding verses of this Surah.a to bring him to meet Aisha r.Allah S.T had commanded the Prophet s.W. about the witr prayers.a. She said: “Allah. So the Prophet s.w to get up in verses 1-4 of Surah 73 al-Muzzammil: … ∞Ú v Ê √Í (٣) .a. which lightened (its burden). Allah S. but not all night... (3) Half of it or a little less. [ummul mukminin] inform me about the observance (of the night prayer) of the Messenger of Allah s.Ω ø6 lÏ ¿Â ªÙA B‰»ÌÕCÚ B‰Õ (١) › ı ŒÊMÍjÊ M‰ ∆‰ EÊj¥Û ªÙA Ω̄6Mi‰ À‰ …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ eÊ k̄ ÀÊ CÚ (٤) .w. Ibn Abbas directed him to go and asked Aisha r. measured rhythmic tones.” (Sahih Muslim) LR 14 . Sa`id then seek the help of Hikam ibn Aflah r. Sa`id said: “Mother of the Faithful. (4) Or a little more.› ı ŒÍº≥Ú ‹˙ Ḡ Ω‰ ŒÊº̇ªA ¡¯ ≥Û (٢) .” She r.a to asked about the witr of Rasulullah s.w and his companions around him observed this for one year.a. and recite the Quran in slow.Chapter I . the Exalted and the Glorious.a.a.T held back the concluding portion of this Surah for twelve months in Heaven.W.› ı ŒÍº≥Ú … ƒÊøÍ w Ê ¥Û √ÊAÀ̄ÚC (1) O you wrapped up in garments! (2) Keep vigil at night.w. made the observance of the night prayer at the beginning of this Surah obligatory. When they met. and the night prayer became a supererogatory prayer after being an obligatory one. who asked Ibn Abbas r.a.a said: “Did you not recite ‘O thou wrapped up’?” (Surah al Muzzammil) He said: “Yes”.

as do a party of those with you. He knows that there are sick folk among you. or sometimes half or a third of the night. Whatever good You send forth for your souls. And seek forgiveness of Allah.¡Ë ŒÍYi‰ iË ÃÛ∞´Ú r Ú A ∆Ï Ḡ r Ú A AÀÂj∞Í ¨Ê N‰mÊ A‰À AÁjUÊ ÚC ¡‰ §Ú ßÊ CÚÀ‰ AÁjŒÊa‰ Your Lord know how you keeps vigil (and pray) sometimes nearly two- thirds of the night. better and greater in reward. for Allah is Oft-Forgiving and Most Merciful. LR 15 . So recite of it that which is easy for you.Chapter I . You shall surely find it with Allah. and others still fighting for the cause of Allah.BÁƒn ‰ Y‰ . He knows that you are unable to keep count and turn to you in mercy. Recite. then the Quran that which is easy for you. and establish regular prayer and give regular charity and loan to Allah a Beautiful Loan (that of your soul). while others travel in the land in search of Allah's bounty.Surah 73 al-Muzzammil verse 20: … ∞Ú v Ê √ÍÀ‰ Ω̄ŒÊº̇ªA œ̄‰RºÛQ ≈Ê øÍ ”‰√eÊ CÚ ¬Â ÃÛ¥M‰ π Ú √ÏCÚ ¡Â ºÚ®Ê ‰Õ πÚ IÏi‰ ∆Ï Ḡ (٢٠) ¡Íºß‰ i‰ B‰»ƒÏªA‰À Ω‰ ŒÊº̇ªA i f6 ¥Ú ÂÕ r Û A‰À π Ú ®‰ ø‰ ≈‰ ÕÍhª̇A ≈‰ øÍ “ˆ ∞Ú ÷ÍBÚmÀ‰ .Â…R‰ºÛQÂÀ‰ ¡‰ ºÍ߉ ∆¯ EÊj¥Û ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ j‰ n Ï Œ‰M‰ B‰ø AÀÂ’j‰ ≥Ù DÚØ ¡Ê ∏Û ŒÊºÚ߉ L ‰ B‰NØÚ  Â ÃÂvZ Ê M ≈Ê ªÚ ∆Ê CÚ ∆‰ ÃÂ̈‰NJÊ‰Õ ~ ¯ iÊ fiÚ A œØÍ ∆‰ ÃÂIj̄Êz‰Õ ∆‰ ÀÂja‰ E‰À ”‰yjÊ ø‰ ¡Ê ∏Û ƒÊøÍ ∆ ÃÛ∏Œ‰‰m ∆Ê CÚ B‰ø AÀÂ’j‰ ≥Ù DÚØ r Í A Ω̄ŒÍJm‰ œÍØ ∆‰ ÃÛºMÍBÚ¥ÂÕ ∆‰ ÀÂja‰ E‰À r Í A Ω̄ÊzØÚ ≈Ê øÍ BÁyjÊ ≥Ú r Ú A AÃÂyj̄Ù≥CÚÀ‰ —Ú AÃÚ∑lÏ ªA AÃÂME‰À P ‰ AÃÚºv Ï ªA AÿŒÍ≥CÚÀ‰ … ƒÊøÍ j‰ n Ï Œ‰M‰ É «Â r Í A f‰ ƒÊßÍ  Â ÀÂfV Í M‰ j̆ÊŒa‰ ≈Ê øÍ ¡Ê ∏Û n Í ∞Û √ÊDÚªÍ AÃÂøf6 ¥Ú M B‰øÀ‰ . But Allah do appoint Night and Day in due measure.

narrated that Aisha r.j‰ aÏ DÚM‰ Bø‰ À‰ “The Prophet s.w.a related that: r Û A ”º̇‰u œÌ J̓ϪA æ‰ BÚ≥ .w used to stands up to pray in the night until his feet was swollen. but if ye show ingratitude. Â B‰øf‰ ≥Ú P Ê j‰ Ò̇Ú∞M‰ ”ÏNY‰ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ ¬Â ÃÛ¥‰Õ œÌ J̓ϪA ∆‰ BÚ∑ πÚ JÍ√Êg‰ ≈Ê øÍ ¬‰ fÏ ¥Ú M‰ B‰ø π Ú ªÚ rÛ A j‰ ∞Ú ´Ú fÊ ≥ÚÀ‰ ?ÍrA æ‰ ÃÂmi‰ B‰Õ A‰h«‰ ©Ê ƒ‰v  M‰ .” (Hadith muttafaq `alaih) LR 16 . I will add more (favours) unto you.fË ÕÍfr ‰ ªÚ And remember! your Lord caused to be declared (publicly): “If ye are grateful. He said. The Prophet s. “Should I not be a thankful (grateful) servant”.a.a said: ¡‰ ªÍ :O  ºÙ ¥Û ØÚ . since Allah has already forgiven all the sins you committed and those that you may yet commit. ya Rasullulah. the Exalted as He. said in Surah 14 Ibrahim Verse 7 œÍIA‰h߉ ∆Ï Ḡ ¡Ê MÂjÊ ∞Ú ∑Ú ≈Ê ◊ͪÚÀ‰ ¡Ê ∏Û √Ïf‰ ÊÕk̄Úfi ¡Ê MÂjÊ ∏Ú q‰ ≈Ê ◊ÍªÚ ¡Ê ∏Û IÌi‰ ∆‰ gÏ DÚM‰ gÊ ḠÀ‰ .Chapter I . said: “Satan urinated in the man’s ears. why did you do this (such an unbearable prayer). that a person had kept on sleeping till morning and had not got up for the prayer. truly My punishment is terrible indeed.” {Protection from Shaytan} A hadith from Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud r. So I said to him.From Al-Mughirah bin Shubah. the Exalted.\‰ J‰uÚC ”ÏNY‰ “ı ºÚŒÊªÚ ¬‰ B‰√ ΩË U i‰ œ6 J̓ϪA f‰ ƒÊßÍ j‰ ∑Ú g‰ .a.a.AÁiÃÛ∏q‰ AÁfJÊ߉ ∆ ÃÛ∑E › Ú ØÚE :æ‰ BÚ≥ .…Í ŒÊ√‰g AÛ œÊ ØÍ ∆ BÒÚ ŒÊr Ï ªA æ‰ B‰I ΩË U i‰ ∫Ú A‰g :¡‰ º̇‰mÀ‰ …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ “It was mentioned before the Prophet s.w. (Hadith which is unanimously agreed upon) It is clear that this deed will result in exponential rewards from Allah.

otherwise he gets up ill-natured and lazy. another knot loosens and if he prays. offer prayers when others are asleep.” (Transmitted by Tirmidhi who said that the hadith is hasan and sahih) LR 17 . Shaytan ties three knots over the tip of his head.ˆ—f‰ ¥Ú ß O Ê º̇‰Z√ÊAÍ ”º̇‰uÀ‰ .a. reported that the Messenger of Allah s.” If he wakes up and mentions Allah. the third knot loosens and he becomes lively and good-natured.Chapter I . the Prophet s. (If he makes wudhu. behave kindly to your blood relations.a.” (Sahih al-Bukhari and Muslim) {In a very clear signal for the believers who strive to enter the heavens.”ÚªB‰®M‰ r Ú A j‰ ∑Ú g‰ À‰ K ‰ Œ6mÍ BıÒŒÊr Í √‰ \‰ J‰u Ê DÚØÚ B‰»º̊Û∑  Â f ¥Ú ß O Ê º̇‰Z√ÊAÍ ”º̇‰u ∆Ê ḠÀ‰ .¬˘ › Ún‰ IÍ “Ú ƒÏV ‰ ªÙA ∆‰ ÃÊ ºÛa fÊ M‰ ™ Ë B‰Œ√Í p  BσªA‰À Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA AÊÃø ÃÊ ≥ÛÀ‰ “O People spread the greeting [salam]. heard the Prophet s.a.‰¬B‰®Ò̇ªA Aÿ®Í mÙ C‰À ¬¯ › ÚnÏ ªA AÊÃr ØÙ AÚ !p BσªA B‰»ÌÕCÚ .∆‰ ›Ún Ê ∑Ú o ¯ ∞Ù ƒÏªA S‰ ŒÊJÍa‰ \‰ J‰u Ê CÚ ‹˙ ḠÀ‰ .w. said: .w.a.Abu Hurayrah r.w said: ¬Â B‰YiÊ fiÚ A AÊúÛu Í À‰ . (one knot loosens).¯o∞Ù ƒÏªA When one (of you) goes to sleep. blowing into each knot. advice in a hadith which} Abdullah bin Salam r.a. so sleep on.fÎ ¥Ú ß T ‰ › Ú Q‰ ¬‰ B‰√ É «Â A‰gḠ ¡Ê ∑Û fÍ Y‰ CÚ p ¯ CÙi‰ “Í Œ‰ØÍBÚ≥ ”ں߉ ∆ BÚÒŒÊr Ï ªA f ¥Í ®Ê ‰Õ • Ú ¥Ú ŒÊN‰mÊ A ∆¯ H̄ÚØ !fÊ ≥ÛiÊ BÚØ ΩË ÊÕÃ̄Úm ΩË ŒÊªÚ πÚ ŒÊºÚ߉ :—Î f‰ ¥Ù ß Ω6 ∑Û ”ں߉ L  j̄Êz‰Õ O Ê º̇‰Z√ÊAÍ DÚy Ï Ã‰ M‰ ∆Ê H̄ÚØ . feed (the poor and needy).ˆ—f‰ ¥Ù ß . “You have a long night. and thus enter paradise in peace.

w said to me: .a.” (Sahih Muslim and in Musnad Ahmad) (The four sacred months are Dhul-Qa'dah.a. Dhul-Hijjah.w said: —Í › ÚvÏ ªA Ω z ‰ ØÙ AÚÀ‰ .a: “The Messenger of Allah s. may Allah be please with them. From Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-'As r.) Salim bin Abdullah bin Umar Ibn al-Khathab.w said: .Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ ”˛ºv ‰ ÂÕ ∆‰ BÚ∑ ÃÊ ªÚ r Í A f JÊß Ω U jÏ ªA ¡‰ ®Ê √Í “The best of man is Abdullah because he (likes to) prays every night. Muharram.Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA —Û › Úu ‰ “Í z ‰ ÊÕj̄Ú∞ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ “The most excellent fast after Ramadan is in the months that Allah declared as sacred (Allah’s months).a. related from his father that the Messenger s.Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ∫Ú B‰Œ≥Í ∫Ú j‰ N‰ØÚ œ‰ ŒÊº̇ªA ¬Â ÃÛ¥Õ ∆‰ BÚ∑ ∆˘ › Ú ØÛ Ω‰ RÊøÍ ≈Ê ∏Û M‰ ‹Ú r Í A f‰ JÊ߉ B‰Õ “O Abdullah! Do not be like so and so who used to pray at night and then stopped the night prayer.› ı ŒÊŒÍ≥Ú ‹˙ Ḡ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ ¬Â B‰ƒ‰Õ ‹Ú π Ú ªÍg‰ f‰ ®Ê ‰I r Í A f JÊ߉ ∆‰ BÚ∏ØÚ “Abdullah slept but a little at night from that moment onwards. who narrated that the Prophet s.” In Sahih al-Bukhari also a unanimously accepted hadith LR 18 . and the fourth is Rajab. It is the best of the nawafil prayers Narrated by Abu Hurayrah r. and the most excellent prayer after what is prescribed is prayer in the depth of the night.a.” An unanimously accepted hadith.” Salim further said: .¬jÏ Z ‰ ¿Â ªÙA r Í A j »Ê q‰ ∆‰ B‰vø‰ i‰ f‰ ®Ê I‰ ¬¯ B‰Œv 6 ªA Ω z ‰ ØÙ CÚ .Chapter I .

w.a.a.“Î ºÚŒÊªÚ ΩÌ ∑Û π Ú ªÍg‰ À‰ . The excellence of which can only be felt through the shared sense of love for the Prophet s.a. prays.Á’B‰¿ªÙA B‰»»¯ UÊ À‰ œÊ ØÍ \‰ z ‰ √‰ OÊ I‰CÚ …Í »¯ UÊ À‰ œÊ ØÍ OÊ Z ‰z ‰ √‰ ”‰ICÚ ∆Ê H̄ÚØ ”º̇‰vØÚ B‰»U‰ ÊÀk‰ O Ê §Ú ¥Ú MÊCÚÀ‰ OÊ º̇‰vØÚ . reported that the Messenger of Allah s. (Recorded in Sahih Muslim) {Mercy from Allah} Abu Hurayrah r. and that applies to every night. believers and their companions share the secrets of the Night Vigil. and wakes her husband to pray and if he refuses. she sprinkles water on his face. LR 19 . promises to shines upon the house that remembers Him. says: ≈Ê øÍ AÁjŒÊa‰ r Ú A æ DÚn Ê ‰Õ ¡Ë ºÍn Ê ø ΩË U i‰ B‰»¥Û ØÍA‰ÃÂÕ ‹Ú “ı ߉ B‰nª Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA œÍØ ∆Ï Ḡ .Chapter I . parents and their children. and if she refuses. he sprinkles water on her face. the Exalted.a.w said: ∆Ê H̄ÚØ OÊ º̇‰vØÚ … M‰CÚj‰ øÊ Ḡ • Ú ¥Ú ÊÕA‰À ”º̇v‰ ØÚ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ ¬‰ BÚ≥ › ı U i‰ r Û A ¡‰ YÍ i‰ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ O Ê ø‰ BÚ≥ —ı CÚj‰ øÊ Ḡ r Û A ¡‰ YÍ i‰ À‰ .From Jabir ibn Abdullah r.a. who heard the Messenger s. yearning for the light that Allah. prays and wakes his wife to pray.” [(hasan) by Shaikh al-Albanee (Abu Dawood)] Is it not a wonderful relationship whereby the husband and wife. piety and gratefulness. And may Allah have mercy on a woman who wakes up at night. Â BÏÕḠ  Â BÚÒßÊ CÚ ‹˙ Ḡ —Í j‰ aÍ ‡A‰À B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA j̄ÊøCÚ “There is an hour during the night in which if a Muslim ask Allah for good in this worldly life or the hereafter without which Allah will grant it to him.w.’‰ B‰¿ªÙA “Allah have mercy on a man who wakes up at night.

(Ibn Kathir did not narrate this tradition as a statement of the Prophet s.› ı ŒÍ≥ ¬Â É ≥Ù CÚÀ‰ BÁ◊mÙ À‰ fÌ q‰ CÚ œ‰ «Í Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA “Ú ◊‰qÍ B‰√ ∆Ï Ḡ (٦) › ı ŒÍNJÊM‰ …Í ŒÊªÚḠ ΩÊ NÏJ‰M‰À‰ πÚ I6i‰ ¡‰ mÊ A j̄Û∑gÊ A‰À (٨) › ı ÕÃ̄Úm BÁZJÊm‰ īB‰»ƒÏªA œÍØ .w said: B‰JNÍ∑Ú . He S. (7) True. (9) He is the Lord of the East and the West. continued in Surah 73 al-Muzzammil verses 6-9 the reasons why He commanded the Prophet s. and then both pray or both offer two rak’ahs together.B‰Œº̇‰vØÚ … ºÚ«Ê CÚ Ω U jÏ ªA • Ú ¥Ú ÊÕCÚ A‰gḠ . and the (name of the) woman will be recorded among those who mention the name of Allah. (8) But keep remembrance the name of your Lord and devote yourself to Him wholeheartedly.) Allah. the (name of the ) man will be recorded among those who mention the name of Allah.a.a.Chapter I . the Exalted.a. and most suitable for (framing) the Words (of prayer and praises). but he reported it as a statement of AbuSa'id.› ı ŒÍ∑À‰  Â hÊ b Í MÏBÚØ Ã‰ «Â ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú L Í j̄ʨ¿‰ ªÙA‰À ∂¯ j̄Êr¿‰ ªÙA L Ì i‰ (٩) (6) Truly the rising by night is most potent for governing (of the soul).P Í A‰j∑Í AÏhªA‰À ≈‰ ÊÕj̄Í∑AÏhªA œÍØ “If a man awakens his wife at night.It was recorded as narrated by AbuSa`id and classified the sanad as sahih (and also by AbuHurayrah in Sahih Abu Dawud) whereby the Prophet s.w to perform nightly vigil.T said: π Ú ªÚ ∆Ï Ḡ (٧) .W.w. there is no god but He: Take Him therefore for Your Disposer of Affairs. there is for you by day prolonged occupation with ordinary duties.BÁ®ŒÊ¿Í U‰ ≈¯ ŒÊN‰®‰ ∑Ù i‰ ”º̇‰u ÀÊ CÚ . LR 20 .

a.w said: “For those who are polite in talk. may Allah be please with him. asked: “Who are they for O Messenger of Allah?” He s.a.w. who are those who “They (the believers) forsake their beds?”(i) Then they will stand up. (i) The Quranic verse in the above hadith is in reference to Surah 32 asSajdah verse 16 mentioned earlier. fast frequently and observe the Tahajjud prayer when the people are asleep. (It was transmitted by Ahmad Ath Thabrani in the Big Book with isnad hassan) Asma binti Yazid r.ËΩŒÊºÍ≥Ú “Mankind will be crammed together during the Day of Resurrection.B‰«j̄Í«BÚ£ P‰ B‰IÀ‰ ¬‰ B‰®Ò̇ªA ¡‰ ®‰ mÙ AÚÀ‰ ¬‰ › Ú ∏Ú ªÙA L ‰ BÚmAÚ ≈Ê ‰¿ªÍ :æ‰ BÚ≥ ?ÍrA æ‰ ÃÊ m i‰ .¬Ë B‰Œ√Í p  BσªAÀ‰ BÁ¿÷ÍBÚ≥ “There is in the Paradise an apartment.w.LÎ B‰nYÍ j̄ÊŒ‰̈ÍI “Ú ƒÏV ‰ ªÙA ∆‰ ÃÊ ºÛa fÊ Œ‰ØÚ . the caller will called out.a that the Messenger s. the exterior of which can be seen from its interior. and the interior of which can be seen from its exterior. and they enter the heaven without judgement.Chapter I .” Narrated by Bayhaqi.a. said: ≈‰ ÊÕCÚ :eÎ B‰ƒø –ÍeB‰ƒŒÂØÚ .narrated that the Messenger sa. LR 21 . and they are a small number.Â…ƒÊ߉ r Û A œ‰ y Í i‰ – Ê j̄‰®qÊ fiÚ AÙ π Í ªÍB‰ø ÃÊ IÂCÚ æ‰ BÚ¥ØÚ .Í“ø‰ B‰Œ¥Í ªÙA ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ fÎ YÍ A‰À fÎ ÊŒ®Í u ‰ œÊ ØÍ p  BσªA j r ‰Z Ê ÂÕ ¡Ê «Â À‰ ∆‰ ÃÊ ø ÃÊ ¥Û ŒÂØÚ ?¯©UÍ B‰z¿‰ ªÙA ≈¯ ߉ ¡Ê »Â IÂÃU ”ÚØB‰VN‰M‰ O Ê √‰BÚ∑ ≈‰ ÊÕhÍ ª̇A . Abu Malik Al Asy`ari.Narrated by Abdullah ibn Umar r. provide food (to the needy). said: ≈Ê øÍ B‰»ƒÂmÍ B‰IÀ‰ B‰»ƒÍmÍ B‰I ≈Ê øÍ B‰«j «‰ BÚm ‘‰jÂÕ “ˆ ØÚjÊ ´Û “Í ƒÏV ‰ ªÙA œÍØ ∆Ï Ḡ B‰Õ œ‰ «Í ≈Ê ¿‰ ªÍ .

O Allah. and erase the sins.” Narrated by Thabraniy in both the Akbar and Al-Ausat LR 22 .a. It is a way for you to get closer to your Lord. every worshipper [ibadi] and every seeker [murid] of the afterlife to be one of those who enter the heavens without being judge on the Day of Reckoning. ibn Abbas r.Surely this must be our objective.¡¯ QÊ‚¯ A ≈¯ ߉ —ı B‰»ƒÊø‰ À‰ P Í B‰◊Œ6n Ï ªA —Ú j‰ ∞˙ ∏Ú ø À‰ Ê¡∏Û I6i‰ “You should get up for the night (prayers) for indeed it is the deeds of those pious before you. O Lord. commanded “ı ߉ i‰ ÃÊ ªÚÀ‰ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA —Í › Úv‰ IÍ “Pray the night prayer (witr) even if one raka`at.a.Chapter I . O Lord. You know we have sin indeed we did sin and will commit sin whether intentionally or unintentionally. stated that the Prophet s. The hadith is transmitted by Tirmidhi. do include us amongst those who enter the heavens without being judge on the Day of Reckoning. That is to enter the heaven without going through Judgement. do make us of those who work hard to get up at night and observe the night vigil.w. narrated that the Messenger of Allah s. and helps (us) to prevent committing sins. AbuUmamah al-Bahili r. It must be the intention and desire of every believer [mukminin].a.w said: ”ÚªḠ ¡Ê ∏Û ªÚ “ı I‰jÊ ≥ÛÀ‰ ¡Ê ∏Û ºÚJÊ≥Ú ≈‰ ŒÊZ Í ªÍBÏvªA ‰LCÚe‰ … √ÏH̄ÚØ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ¬¯ B‰Œ¥Í IÍ ¡Ê ∏Û ŒÊºÚ߉ .a.

Ëf¿Ï Z ‰ ø B‰Õ ≤ ‰ j‰ q‰ ∆Ï CÚ ¡Ê ºÚßÊ A‰À .j̄ÊŒaÍ ‡A Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≤ Í ÃÊ U‰ œÍØ fÍ JÊ®‰ ªÙA ≈‰ Íø L Ì jÏ ªA ∆ ÃÊ ∏Û ‰Õ B‰ø L  j‰ ≥Ù CÚ . and its honourable status does not depend on man (that is the time period that you live as a man). one walking the straight path. a seeker [murid] unless one fulfil this command from Allah.The importance of getting up at night to perform the Night Vigil [Tahajjud] cannot be over emphasized.a. said: ∆6 H̄ÚØ . who said: This is a hasan sahih gharib hadith. Like what ever you wish but you will leave it behind. the Exalted.≈Ê ∏Ú ØÚ “Í ß‰ BÏnªA πÚ ºÙ MÍ r Û A j ∑Û hÊ ‰Õ ≈Ê ¿Ï øÍ ∆‰ ÃÊ ∏Û ‰M ∆Ê CÚ O ‰ ®Ê ÒÚ N‰mÊ A Allah is nearest to His servant in midst of the later part of the night and if you are able to be amongst those who remember Allah at that hour.) Amr ibn Abasah r.…Í ŒÊºÚ߉ – Ô l̄ÊVø‰ .p ¯ BσªA ≈¯ ߉  Â ⁄ B‰ƒ¨Ê NÍmÊ AÍ  Â lÏ ßÍ À‰ . and know that the honour of a believer [Mukmin] lies in the night vigil (tahajjud). Transmitted by Tirmidhi.… ≥ÛīBÚ∞ø‰ π Ú √ÏH̄ÚØ O‰ ◊ÊqÍ B‰ø K Ê JÍYÊ CÚÀ‰ .Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ¬Â B‰Œ≥Ú ≈¯ øÍ ¤Ê ùÛ A O Muhammad. A person cannot call himself a sufi.Chapter I . do so. do as you wish and you will receive its appropriate rewards.ËOŒ6ø‰ π Ú √ÏH̄ÚØ O ‰ Ê◊qÍ B‰ø s Ê ßÍ .w and said: π Ú √ÏH̄ÚØ O ‰ ◊ÊqÍ B‰ø ΩÊ ¿‰ ßÊ A‰À . live the way you wish to live but (remember) you will die. It is a command! Sahl bin Sa`ad r. narrated that the Angel Gibra`il a. narrated {and recorded in Mishkat Al-Masabih} that Allah’s Messenger s. came to the Prophet s. LR 23 .a.w.a.s. (at-Tabrani recorded it in his alAusath with a good isnad.a.

knowing what burden is there upon him for this retreat (and what reward is there for him) in returning (to fight). Abdullah ibn Mas'ud r. (Transmitted by Ahmad from ibn Hibban) LR 24 . his quilt (parting himself) from his comfort and his wife for the sake of prayer with an earnest desire for that which is with Me and out of fondness of what is with Me.a.Í…MÍ› Úu ‰ ”ÚªḠ …Í J6YÍ À‰ …Í ºÍ«Ê CÚ “ı J‰ßÊ i‰ …Í MÍ› Úu‰ ”ÚªḠ …Í JÏYÍ À‰ …Í ºÍ«Ê CÚ ≈‰ ŒÊI‰ ≈Ê øÍ …Í qÍ A‰jØÍ ≈Ê ß‰ i‰ B‰Q –ÍfJÊ߉ ”ÚªḠ rÍ A Ω̄ÊŒJÍm‰ œÍØ A‰l´Ú Ω̆ÂUi‰ À‰ .… ø‰ e‰ µ‰ ÊÕj̄Ê»ÂÕ Our Lord is pleased with two men: One man who gets up from his bed and his quilt (parting) from his comfort and his wife for prayer.Chapter I . he got out of bed.–ÍfƒÊßÍ B‰¿IÍ BıØj‰ q‰ À‰ –ÍfƒÊßÍ B‰»ŒÍØ ™¯ ÃÊ U jÌ ªA œÍØ … ªÚ B‰øÀ‰ ¬¯ A‰l»¯ √Ê‹Í AÙ œÍØ …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ B‰ø ¡‰ ºÍ®‰ ØÚ … IÂBZ‰u Ê CÚ ¬‰ l‰ »‰ √ÊA‰À ”ÚªḠ AÀÂj§Û √ÊCÛ :“Í ∏Ú ÷Í› Ú ¿‰ ºÙ ªÍ ΩÏ U‰ À‰ lÏ ß‰ r Û A æ ÃÊ ¥Û Œ‰ØÚ .w said: ≈¯ ŒÊI‰ ≈Ê øÍ …Í ØÍB‰ZªÍÀ‰ …Í ÷ÍBÚmÀ̄ ≈Ê ß‰ i‰ B‰Q Ω̆ÂU‰i :≈¯ ŒÊºÚU i‰ ≈Ê øÍ B‰ƒIÌi‰ K ‰ V Í ß‰ AÀÂj§Û √ÊAÛ :“Í ∏Ú ÷Í› Ú ¿‰ ºÙ ªÍ ΩÏ U‰ À‰ lÏ ß‰ r Û A æ ÃÛ¥Œ‰ØÚ . and out of fondness of what is with Me till his blood was spilt.In another hadith recorded in Mishkat Al-Masabih. So he returns till his blood is shed and Allah says to the angels: “Look at My servant.Â…ø‰ e‰ ‰µÊÕj̄Ê»ÂÕ ”ÏNY‰ ”ÏNY‰ ©‰ U‰ j‰ ØÚ –ÍfƒÊßÍ B‰¿IÍ Bı∞‰̈‰qÀ‰ –ÍfƒÊßÍ B‰»ÊŒØÍ ’Á B‰Ui‰ ©‰ U‰ i‰ –ÍfJÊ߉ .a. narrated that the Prophet s. he returned with (the earnest) desire for that which is with Me. Allah says to His angels: “Look at My servant.” And a person who fights for the sake of Allah and retreats along with his companions.

a. {You enduest with honour whom You pleasest. The seeker [murid] who recites either the whole surah or sections of it will discover with astonishment when these are reveal to them. In Your hand is all good. over all things You hast power. narrated that the Prophet s.w to say: π Ú ºÙ ¿Â ªÙA ™  l̄ʃM‰À‰ ’ BÚr‰M ≈Ê ø‰ π Ú ºÙ ¿Â ªÙA œÍM¤Ê M πÍ ºÙ ¿Â ªÙA π Ú ªÍBÚø ¡Ï »Â º̇ªA Ω̄Û≥ π Ú √ÏḠ . LR 25 . Verily.T keeps in the two surahs is a plenty.W.Chapter I . and You strip off Power from whom You pleasest.a.j ŒÊb ‰ ªÙA ∫Ú fÍ Œ‰IÍ ’ B‰rM‰ ≈Ê ø‰ æÌ hÍ MÂÀ‰ ’ BÚr‰M ≈Ê ø‰ lÌ ®Í MÂÀ‰ ’ BÚr‰M ≈Ê ¿Ï øÍ .w. Ibn Khalil recorded in his book “A Gift for the Worshippers” or [Thuhfital Muta`abidi] a tafsir of Surah Al Imran verse 26 whereby Allah S.T directed Muhammad s.a. You give Power to whom You pleasest.W. (The hadith is recorded by at-Tabrani in his AlAusath) The secrets Allah S.Abdullah ibn Mas`ud r.”} Ibn Khalil interpreted that this refers to the power or ability to perform the Night Vigil [tahajjud] and being raise to a station of honour. said: ∆‰ A‰j¿Ê ®Í ªE‰À —Í j‰ ¥Ú J‰ªÙA —Ú i‰ ÃÊ m \‰ N‰N‰ØÙ BÚØ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≤ Í ÃÊ U‰ œÊ ØÍ ¬‰ BÚ≥ ⁄Ë j øÊ AÚ K ‰ Œ6a B‰ø The one who prays in the middle of the night will not be dejected (nor will he find his deed futile) when he open it (after the fatiha) with Surah Al Baqarah and Al `Imran. and You bringest low whom You pleasest.jË ÊÕfÍ ≥Ú ’Î œÊ q‰ Ω6 ∑Û ”ں߉ Say: “O Allah! Lord of Power (and Rule).

For indeed those who are Foremost in faith will be the Foremost in the Hereafter. the cursed. They are those who did not neglect and perform the Night Vigil. Surely it is shaytan’s intention to prevent you from achieving the ultimate status [maqam] next to the Station of Honour [Maqam Mahmud] like the Foremost [asSabiqun]. the Exalted. When Allah. The devil has sworn to pull man away from their goal of going straight to heaven. They are the Foremost of the servants of the Lord. Let us assure the readers that if you practise the Night Vigil you will definitely experience this pull-push action in your mind being influenced by the whispers of the shaytan.Those who dismisses this opening (opportunity) will be forbidden from enjoying the wonderful taste of this message as thedevil [shaytan] urinated in his ear and he wakes up feeling tired and lazy. Those are upheld this responsibility will be raise to a Station of Honour. the angels were surprised as they knew it was a difficult task. We must make the extra effort reading and studying these books with our spiritual masters and attain proficiency in these subjects as we are proficient in our task as professional in trained field. the Exalted. All these secrets of the Night Vigil are actually not a secret. appointed Man to be in charge [khalifa] of the earth. against your determination to get up and observe the Night Vigil. and his armies would have succeeded if his efforts resulted in the worshipper having to go to hell first after being judged on the Day of Reckoning. They are clearly spelled out in the Quran and Hadith. the cursed. Shaytan. described them in Surah 56 Waqiah Verse 10-24 when He said: LR 26 .Chapter I . As Allah.

17. nor will they suffer intoxication: 20. 22. big. facing each other. These will be those Nearest to Allah: 12. And a few from those of later times. With goblets.î ˘ ®Í ø‰ ≈Ê øÍ p ˘ DÙ ∑Ú À‰ µ‰ ÕīB‰ICÚÀ‰ L Î A‰Ã∑Ù DÚIÍ j̆ÊŒmÚ ¡¯ ZÊ ªÚÀ‰ (٢١) . 18. Round about them will (serve) youths of perpetual (freshness). 23.∆¯ Ã∏Ù ¿‰ ªÙA 10. A number of people from those of old. 24.∆‰ ÀÂjŒÏb ‰ N‰‰Õ BÏ¿øÍ “Î »‰ ∑Í BÚØÀ‰ (٢٠) .Chapter I . No after-ache will they receive therefrom.∆‰ ÃÂIjÏ ¥Ú ¿Â ªÙA π Ú ◊ͪÚÀÊ CÛ (١١) . (١٢) .≈‰ ÊÕj̄Ía‡A (١٨) . and lustrous eyes.∆‰ ÃÛ¥IÍBÏnªA ∆‰ ÃÛ¥IÍBÏnªA‰À (١٠) ≈‰ øÍ ΩË ŒÍº≥ÚÀ‰ (١٤) .î Ë ßÍ iË ÃÂYÀ‰ (٢٢) .∆‰ ÃÛº¿‰ ®Ê ‰Õ AÃÂ√BÚ∑ B‰¿IÍ ’Á A‰lU‰ (٢٤) . And with fruits.≈‰ ŒÊªÍÀÏ fiÚ A ≈‰ øÍ “ˆ º̇ÂQ (١٣) . In Gardens of Bliss: 13. any that they may select. 14.∆‰ ûN‰r Ê ‰Õ BÏ¿øÍ . Like unto Pearls well-guarded.∆‰ ÀÂfº̇‰bø ∆Ë A‰fªÙÀ̄ ¡Ê »¯ ŒÊºÚ߉ ≤  ÃÛÒ‰Õ (١٧) .∆‰ ÃÛØl̄ƒÂÕ ‹Ú À‰ ¤̄Ûª¤Ê º̊ªA ǣB‰RøÊ DÚ∑Ú (٢٣) . and cups (filled) out of Clear- flowing fountains: 19. Reclining on them. (shining) beakers.î ‰ ºÍIÍBÚ¥N‰ø B‰»ƒÊ߉ ∆‰ ÃÂßfÏ v ‰ ÂÕ ‹Ú (١٩) . And those Foremost (in Faith) will be foremost (in the Hereafter). 21. A Reward for the Deeds of their past (Life). LR 27 .¡¯ ŒÍ®ƒÏªA P Í BσU‰ œÍØ B‰»ŒÊºÚ߉ î ‰ ◊Í∏Í NÏø (١٦) . any that they may desire. And (there will be) Companions with beautiful. 15.“Î √‰ÃÂyÃÊ ø‰ ĭÂjm ”ں߉ (١٥) . 11. And the flesh of fowls. (They will be) on Thrones encrusted (with gold and precious stones) 16.

BÁøB‰Œ≥ÍÀ‰ AÁfV Ï m ¡Ê »¯ I6j‰ ªÍ ∆‰ ÃÂNŒÍJ‰Õ ≈‰ ÕÍhª̇AÀ‰ Those who spend the night in adoration of their Lord prostrate and standing. in the Ihya are: Surah 39 azZumar Verse 9 ÃÂUjÊ ‰ÕÀ‰ —Ú j‰ aÍ ‡A i h‰ Z Ê ‰Õ BÁ¿÷ÍBÚ≥À‰ AÁfUÍ B‰m Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ’‰ B‰√E O Ë √ÍBÚ≥ É «Â ≈Ê øÏ CÚ ∆‰ ÿºÚ®Ê ‰Õ ‹Ú ≈‰ ÕÍhª̇AÀ‰ ∆‰ ÿºÚ®Ê ‰Õ ≈‰ ÕÍhª̇A –Ã̄‰Nn Ê ‰Õ ΩÊ «‰ ΩÊ ≥Û …Í I6i‰ “Ú ¿‰ YÊ i‰ . and who places his hope in the Mercy of his Lord.L Í B‰JªÙfiÚ A AÃÛªÀÊ CÛ j ∑˙ h‰ N‰‰Õ B‰¿√ÏḠ Is one who worships devoutly during the hours of the night prostrating himself or standing (in adoration). it is tough for the believer to perform them.î ‰ ®Í qÍ B‰bªÙA ”ں߉ Bª̇Ḡ —ˆ ‰ JÍ∏Ú ªÚ B‰»√ÏḠÀ‰ —Í BÚºv Ï ªA‰À j̄ÊJv Ï ªBÍI AÌͮN‰mÊ A‰À Nay. except to those who bring a lowly spirit. seek (Allah’s) help with patient perseverance and prayer: it is indeed hard.Chapter I . LR 28 . (like one who does not)? Say: “Are those equal.Amongst the verses of the Quran quoted by Hujjatul Islam Imam Ghazzali. These verses are said to refer to the Night Vigil. Surah 2 Al Baqarah Verse 45. those who know and those who do not know? It is those who are endued with understanding that receive admonition.” Surah 25 Al Furqan Verse 64 . who takes heed of the Hereafter. Indeed. . so perseveres with patience and fight the self [nasf] (mujahadah) and be amongst the foremost [asSabiqun] and nearest [muqarrabun] to your Creator. may Allah be please with him.

…Í √Íg CÛ œÍØ ∆ BÚÒŒÊr Ï ªA æ‰ B‰I . whereby the devil [shaytan] will urinate into such person’s ear or ears. Thabrani forwarded a hadith of Ibn Mas`ud r. Even forsaking getting up a little of the night We have presented the Hadith of Ibn Mas`ud r. Al-Hasan (alBasri) reiterated that the devil’s urine is truly a heavy curse."¬Â ÃÊ ¥Û M‰ ≤ ‰ ÃÊ m‰ À‰ ΩË ÊÕÃ̄Úm ΩË ŒÊªÚ ”ÏNY‰ ∆‰ BÚÒŒÊr Ï ªA ™‰ BÚmCÚ Ã‰ «Â ∆Ê ḠÀ‰ ≈¯ ŒÊ®‰ ªÙA j‰ ÊÕj̄Ú≥ ¡¯ n ÊV Í ªÙA ± ‰ ŒÊ∞Í a‰ . œÍ√BÏRªA Ωv∞ªA Chapter 2 ∆¯ B‰n√Ê‚¯ A ¬¯ ÃÊ √‰ ≈Ê ß‰ j̄ÕÍhZ Ê NϪA ü Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ ’Î œ‰q ¬¯ B‰Œ≥Í ∫Í jÊ M‰À‰ ` ¯ B‰Jv Ï ªA ïḠ As a warning for those who sleep till sunrise.Ê¡≥Û" :æ‰ BÚ¥ØÚ π ˆ ºÚø‰  Â B‰MCÚ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ —Ú ›ÏvªA f JÊ®‰ ªÙA e‰ A‰iCÚ A‰gḠ πÚ ŒÊºÚ߉ " :æ ÃÛ¥Œ‰ØÚ ∆ BÚÒŒÊr Ï ªA …Í ŒÊMÍDÙ Œ‰ØÚ "!π Ú IÏi‰ jÊ ∑Û gÊ A‰À Ω̄ÏvØÚ O ‰ Z Ê J‰u Ê CÚ BıÒŒÊr Í √‰ \‰ J‰u Ê CÚ ”º̇‰uÀ‰ ¬‰ BÚ≥ ∆Ê H̄ÚØ .w said: fÊ ¥Ú ØÚ .Chapter 2 .a.a.‰\J‰u Ê CÚ LR 29 . in his al-Ausath whereby the Prophet s.a concerning those who sleep until the morning.

“Í ø‰ B‰Œ¥Í ªÙA ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ AÁjŒÊ¥Í ØÚ The mother of Sulaiman son of David.“Whenever a worshipper wish to pray the night prayer [tahajjud].a.” Narrated by Ibn Majah Abu Hurayrah r. but if he obeys the devil and continue to sleep till morning then the devil will urinate in his ear.” Jabir bin Abdullah r. in a while you get up.a. those boisterous in the market place. narrated that the Messenger s. he will be energetic. said: ∂ ¯ A‰ÃmÊ fiÚ A œÍØ L Î BÏbu‰ ~ ˘ AÏÃU‰ – ˇ j̄‰z®Ê U‰ ΩÏ ∑Û |  Í̈ÊJÂÕ r Ú A ∆Ï Ḡ —Í j‰ aÍ ‡A j̄ÊøDÚIÍ Ω̆Í«B‰U B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA j̄ÊøDÚIÍ ¡˘ ªÍB‰ß īB‰»ƒÏªBÍI ĭB‰¿YÍ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªBÍI “Î ∞Ú ŒÊUÍ Indeed Allah detest all those roughnecks [ja`dhariy].” If he wakes up and pray. Recorded by Ibn Hibban in his Shahih and also Al-Asbihaniy LR 30 . those god belly [jawwaadhen]. because too much sleep will leave the man poor during the Day of Judgement. an angel will appear said: “Wake up now and pray and remember your Lord!” Then comes the devil and whispers: “The night is still long.w. his body feel light and eyes are focus. may both of them be at peace.Chapter 2 . they (sleep) are like corpse at night. narrated that the Messenger s. said: “O my son do not sleep too much at night. said: B‰Õ :∆‰ B‰¿ŒÊºÚn  ªÍ ¬Â ›Ún Ï ªAÀ —Û › Úv Ï ªA B‰¿»¯ ŒÊºÚ߉ e‰ À A‰e ≈¯ IÊ ∆‰ B‰¿ŒÊºÚm ¬Ì CÛ O Ê ªÚBÚ≥ Ω‰ U jÏ ªA ∫Û j NÊM‰ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªBÍI ¬¯ ÃσªA —Ú j‰ RÊ∑Ú ∆Ï H̄ÚØ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªBÍI ¬‰ ÃÊ ƒÏªA j̄ÍR∏Ù M ‹Ú œÏ ƒ‰I . like donkey in the day (forever busy with the worldly activities) and those who acquire knowledge for his business on earth but is not aware of the needs (and knowledge) of the afterlife.a.a.w.

nor take it lightly or cool to the determination to act on this deed. He will be barricaded from the door to attaining good deeds.The linguist said that [ja`dhariy] are extremely disgusting roughnecks. LR 31 .Chapter 2 . This will lead him to be apprehensive in doing all good deeds. while [jawwaadhen] are heavy eaters and gluttons. The author of [Tuhfatul Muta`abbidu] ‘Gift for the Worshippers’ warned: “O brothers beware of laziness and neglecting the Night Vigil.” We seek refuge with Allah from this prohibition and these types of loss. Those who are deprived of the blessings of the Night Vigil will weep for his self [nasf] and others will weep for him (because of the lost of its blessings). He will be cut off from the path. and [assakhkhabi] are the boisterous always yelling and noisy.

Chapter 3 . SͪBRªA Ωv∞ªA Chapter 3  Í j̄Ù∑gÍ À‰ …Í MÍÀ‰ › Ú MÍÀ‰ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ¬Â B‰Œ≥Í “ÏŒ∞Í ŒÊ∑Ú ü Getting up at night. Wallahu `alam..‰≈ŒÊºÍØÍB‰̈ÙªA ≈‰ øÍ K Ê N‰∏Ù ÂÕ ¡Ê Úª P Î B‰ÕE j̄Êr®‰ IÍ ¬‰ BÚ≥ ≈Ê ø‰ . the Messenger s.a. said: “Î ‰ÕE “Í ÷‰B¿Í IÍ ¬‰ BÚ≥ ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ . LR 32 .≈‰ ÊÕj̄ÚÒƒÊ¥Ú ¿Â ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ K‰ NÍ∑Û “Î ‰ÕE ± ‰ ªÙDÚIÍ ¬‰ BÚ≥ ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ ≈‰ ŒÊNÍ√ÍBÚ¥ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ K ‰ NÍ∑Û If anyone prays at night reciting regularly ten verses. explained that: ~ ¯ iÊ fiÚ A‰À ’‰ BÏnªA ≈‰ ŒÊI‰ BÏ¿øÍ jË ŒÊa‰ “Í ŒÏ≥ÍÀÛfiA .a. According to AbuHurayrah r. he will be recorded among those who are obedient to Allah. and if anyone prays at night reciting one thousand verses. } Al-Mundziriy said that from the beginning of Surah 67 Al Mulk till the end of the Al Quran is equal to a thousand verses. narrated that the Prophet s.w. if anyone prays at night and recites a hundred verses. Recorded by Ibn Hibban in his Sahih.a. its Manners.w. he will not be recorded among the negligent. recital and remembrances Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al ‘As r. Recorded in the Sunan of Abu Dawud and Ibn Khuzaimah in his shahih. he will be recorded among those who receive huge rewards [muqanthitrin].Í“ÏŒ≥ÍÀÚC ± Í ªÙCÚ j‰ r ‰ ߉ B‰ƒQÊḠ i BÚÒƒÊ¥Í ªÙAÚ One qinthar is equivalent to twelve thousand auqiyah and one auqiyah is more than what is between the heavens and earth.a. {Muqanthitrin comes from the root word qinthar.

w said: CÚj‰ ≥Ú ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ .~¯ iÊ fiÚ A‰À ’Í B‰¿n Ï ªA ≈‰ ŒÊI‰ BÏ¿øÍ jË ŒÊa‰ “Û Œ‰≥ÍÀÊ fiÛ A Whoever recites ten verses (of AlQuran) at night will not be recorded amongst the negligent. And whoever recites one hundred verses will be recorded as among those who are God Fearing.“Î ŒÏ≥ÍÀÊ CÛ “Û ÷‰BÍøÀ‰ ± Ë ªÙCÚ i BÚÒƒÊ¥Í ªÙA‰À . And whoever recites a thousand verses will receive a reward of one qinthar. And whoever recites eight hundred verses will be recorded as a [muhsin] good doer. a qinthar is equivalent to one thousand one hundred auqiyah.‰≈ŒÊºÍØÍB‰̈ÙªA ≈‰ øÍ K Ê N‰∏Ù ÂÕ ¡Ê ªÚ “Î ºÚŒÊªÚ œÍØ P Î B_‰ÕE j‰ r Ê ß‰ CÚj‰ ≥Ú ≈Ê ø‰ ≈‰ øÍ K ‰ NÍ∑Û “Î ‰ÕE œÊ N‰÷‰BÍø CÚj‰ ≥Ú ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ .‰≈ŒÊ§Í ØÍB‰ZªÙA ≈‰ øÍ K ‰ NÍ∑Û “Î ‰ÕE “Í ÷‰B¿Í n ‰ ¿Ê a‰ . And whoever recites five hundred verses will be recorded as amongst those who memorize the Quran. devout and piety that night.Chapter 3 .‰≈ŒÊ®Í qÍ B‰bªÙA ≈‰ øÍ . And whoever recites four hundred verses will be recorded as an [`abid] deep in worship. generous charitable person. narrated that the Prophet s.‰≈ÊÕfÍ IÍB‰®ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ K ‰ NÍ∑Û “Î ‰ÕE Í“÷‰BÍ¿®‰ I‰iÊ CÚ CÚj‰ ≥Ú ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ .iË BÒÚ ƒÊ≥Í … ªÚ \‰ J‰u Ê AÚ “Î ‰ÕE ±‰ ªÙCÚ CÚj‰ ≥Ú ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ .‰≈ŒÊƒÍn ÍZ Ê ¿Â ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ K ‰ NÍ∑Û “Î ‰ÕE “Í ÷‰BÍ¿√‰B‰¿Q‰ CÚj‰ ≥Ú ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ . And whoever recites two hundred verses will be recorded as mindful of his duties (to Allah).‰≈ŒÊNÍ√ÍBÚ¥ªÙA K ‰ NÍ∑Û “Î ‰ÕE “Í ÷‰BÍ¿NÏmÍ CÚj‰ ≥Ú ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ . LR 33 .a.a.AbuUmamah r.“Î ºÚŒÊªÚ P  ÃÊ ƒÂ≥Û … ªÚ K‰ NÍ∑Û “Î ‰ÕE “Ú ÷‰BÍø CÚj‰ ≥Ú ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ . And whoever recites six hundred verses will be recorded as those [khusyu`] reverence. and that one auqiyah is more than whatever exist between the heavens and earth.

those failed and neglect their duties to Allah is ordained to hell. among those who recite two thousand verses are those [Mujibeena] Narrated by at-Tabranni [Mujibeena] – are those whose deeds entitled them to enter the heaven {those who fulfill the duties and obligation as a believer towards Allah.≈‰ ŒÊJÍUÍ ÃÊ ¿Â ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ or in another narrated: “its better that whatever is under the sun’s rays.a.w.a. narrated another hadith that the Prophet s.∆‰ BÚ∑ “Î ‰ÕE œÊ ∞Ú ªÙAÚ CÚj‰ ≥Ú ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ .Âo¿Ê r Ï ªA …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ O Ê ®‰ ºÚmÚ BÏ¿øÍ jË ŒÊa‰ :æ‰ BÚ≥ ÀÊ CÚ . Abu Hurayrah r.Chapter 3 . If the worshipper feels heavy (sleepy or otherwise) he should stops and sleep.w said: ≈‰ øÍ K Ê N‰∏Ù ÂÕ ¡Ê ªÚ P Í B‰IÃÂN∏Ù ¿‰ ªÙA P Í A‰ÃºÚv Ï ªA ’Í ‹Ú ¤Â «‰ ”ں߉ • Ú ØÚB‰Y ≈Ê ø‰ ≈‰ ŒÊºÍØÍB‰̈ÙªA “Whoever preserve and uphold these prayers will not recorded as the neglects.a.≈‰ ŒÊv Í ºÍb Ê ¿Â ªÙA ≈‰ ŒÊNÍ√ÍBÚ¥ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ K ‰ NÍ∑Û “Î ‰ÕE “Î ÷‰BÍ¿IÍ “Î ºÚŒÊªÚ œÍØ ”º̇‰u ≈Ê ø‰ “Whoever prays at night and recites one hundred verses (of the Quran) he will be recorded amongst those [Qaniteen Mukhlishin] obedience and honest. said: . LR 34 . It is recorded in [Tuhfatul Muta`abbidi] ‘A Gift for the Worshippers’ that it is important to know that the best deed and benefit is gain when one performed the Night Vigil according to one’s ability. Another source recorded that the Prophet s.” Al-Hakim said the above hadith is sahih as explained by Muslim.} Similarly.” Recorded by Ibni Khuzaimah in his sahih.

Indeed. LR 35 . Then continue to perform this (act of worship) but do not increase it (the number of prostrations beyond eleven). For those who are not able to perform all of these deeds. even when the Prophet s. until you will are capable of performing eleven prostrations [raka’ats]. It is called perpetually fasting [Siyaanud-dahri].w was sick or tired.a. he would pray sitting down. Improve on it (Then improve on it by increasing) the Quranic recitation until such that you complete its recitation every seven days. may Allah be please with her. That is more then suffice as compare to his share of happiness in this world.” [(sahih) by Shaikh al-Albanee (Abu Dawood)] Make it a routine habit Make it a habit upon yourself what you are capable of persistently doing it.w encouraged and said: !≈¯ ŒÊN‰®‰ ∑Ù i‰ ÃÊ ªÚÀ‰ Aú̊u !BÁ®‰ I‰iÊ CÚ ÃÊ ªÚÀ‰ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ Aú̊‰u “Pray the night prayers even if four raka’at or even just for two raka’at” Constant deeds guarantee ample reward Aisha r.a.a. And (improve further) by persevering to fast for three days (in a month).a. Probably you will eventually perform that many (of the night prayers) as you age in life. These acts of worship were a legacy [wasiat] from the Prophet s. You should commit yourself a little at a time as that will later lead and draw you to perform more of it.w to Abdullah ibn Amr ibn ‘As r.a. In relation to that the Prophet s.It is best that he should train himself to perform two prostrations [raka’ats] first. Therefore you must trained yourself in performing Tahajjud. was reported to have said (to one of the companions): “Do not neglect the Night Prayers. do not neglect them totally.Chapter 3 .

a. “Yes. “There is nothing better than that.w. Allah’s Messenger s.” LR 36 . So fast (sometimes) and do not fast (sometimes).” He said. “Fast on every third day.w.w said. “O Allah's Messenger! I can do (fast) more than that.a. “You cannot do that.s.” I said: “I can do (fast) more than that”.a. related in Sahih al- Bukhari that when the Allah’s Messenger s. “O Allah’s Messenger! I can do (fast) more than this. was informed that I had said: “By Allah. “The most beloved fasting to Allah was the fasting of (the Prophet) David a. also narrated and recorded in Sahih alBukhari that Allah’s Messenger s. and so the fasting of three days a month equals the fasting of a year.a. He said: “Fast on alternate days and this was the fasting of David which is the best sort of fasting.” I said. I will fast all the days and pray all the nights as long as I live.” In another narration Abdullah ibn Amr r.” He said.w said to me.” He s.” I said. And the most beloved prayer to Allah was the prayer of David who used to sleep for (the first) half of the night and pray for third of it and (again) sleep for a sixth of it.Abdullah ibn Amr r. Pray and sleep. who used to fast on alternate days. Fast for three days a month.a. for the reward of a good deed is multiplied by ten times. I have said it. asked me “are you the one who says: ‘I will fast all the days and pray all the nights as long as I live?’ ” I said.a.” On that.Chapter 3 .

w.” Another hadith recorded in Sahih alBukhari from Aisha r. whereby he s.a. But you will (surely) get tired (and the best deed (act of Worship) in the sight of Allah is that which is done regularly.a.a related that once the Prophet s.In a hadith shahih {narrated by Aisha r.” LR 37 . said:} .‰∆ÃÊ ¥Û ŒÊÒÍ M B‰ø ǣB‰¿ßÊ fiÚ A ≈‰ øÍ AÊÀh a “Do (good) deeds which is within your capacity (without being overtaxed) as Allah does not get tired (of giving rewards).ΩÏ ≥Ú ∆Ê ḠÀ‰ B‰»ø À‰ eÊ CÚ r Í A ”ÚªḠ ǣB‰¿ßÊ fiÚ A K Ì Y‰ CÚ “The deed most beloved to Allah is the most consistent and continuously one even though it is little.w said: … ƒÊ߉ K ‰ «‰ hÊ ‰Õ ”ÏNY‰ fÊ ≥ÛjÊ Œ‰ºÙ ØÚ —Í › Úv Ï ªA œÍØ Ã‰ «Â À‰ ¡Ê ∑Û f Y‰ CÚ o ‰ ®Í √‰ A‰gḠ j‰ ∞Í ¨Ê N‰n Ê ‰Õ ∆Ê CÚ K  «‰ hÊ ‰Õ … º̇‰®ªÚ o Ë ßÍ B‰√ É «Â À‰ ΩÏ u ‰ A‰gḠ ¡Ê ∑Û f‰ Y‰ CÚ ∆Ï H̄ÚØ ¬Â ÃÊ ƒÏªA .a and recorded in Sahih alBukhari. Aisha r.a.” {And in another hadith.w said disapprovingly:} . whereby it was narrated that the Prophet s.a.Chapter 3 .… n ‰ ∞Ù √‰ KÌ n  Œ‰ØÚ “If anyone of you feels drowsy while praying he should go to bed (sleep) till his slumber is over because in praying while drowsy one does not know whether one is asking for forgiveness or for a bad thing for oneself. part of which she said that Allah’s Messenger s.w came when she was with a lady who worshipped excessively.Aú̊‰¿M‰ ”ÏNY‰ ΩÌ ¿‰ ‰Õ ‹Ú r Ú A ∆Ï H̄ÚØ .a.

w (upon his followers [ummah]).” Sahih Muslim Abdullah ibn Umar r.a.—Í f‰ YÍ A‰ÃIÍ jÊ MÍÀÊ DÚØÚ \‰ JÊv Ì ªA O ‰ ∞Ù a‰ g‰ H̄ÚØ ”‰ƒRÊø‰ “‰ƒRÊø‰ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA —Û › Úu‰ Pray two Raka'ahs at a time and then two and then two and so on. Umar ibn al-Khattab r. The above hadiths showed the compassion and affection of the Prophet s. All of which is accomplish so as to habituate oneself to be consistent and aspired to do good deeds. Let it be a lesson for us to understand. or a part of it in the night. and he does not know what he is reciting.a. said: “When any one of you gets up at night (for prayer) and his tongue falters in (the recitation) of the Qur`an.a. Similarly for Salat Dhuha and the other supererogatory [sunnah or nafilah] prayers. make up for this lapse later [qadha]. narrated that while the Prophet s. and if you are afraid of the dawn (the approach of the time of the Fajr prayer) pray one Rak'ah and that will be the witr for all the Rak'ahs which you have offered. it will be recorded for him as though he had recited it during the night. Whenever you missed any part of the Vigil Night. a man asked him how to offer the night prayers.a.Chapter 3 .w. and then if he recites it between the dawn prayer and the noon prayer. he should go to sleep.a.w.Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ  Â CÚj‰ ≥Ú B‰¿√ÏDÚ∑Ú … ªÚ K ‰ NÍ∑Û j̄Ê»§˚ ªA —Í › Úu ‰ À‰ j̄ÊV∞Ú ªÙA —Í › Úu ‰ “Should anyone fall asleep and fail to recite his portion of the Qur’an [Hibz].w said: ≈‰ ŒÊI‰ B‰ø  Â CÚj‰ ¥Ú ØÚ … ƒÊøÍ ’Î œÊ q‰ —Í ’‰ A‰j≥Í ÀÊ CÚ Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ …Í IÍlÊ YÍ ≈Ê ß‰ ¬‰ B‰√ ≈Ê ø‰ .AbuHurayrah narrated a similar hadith recorded in Sahih Muslim whereby the Allah’s Messenger s. was on the pulpit. Recorded in Sahih al-Bukhari LR 38 .a reported that the Prophet s. He s.w replied: .a.

and one of those who gave the Pledge of allegiance to the Prophet s. he used to offer four raka'ahs. Ummul Mu'minin narrated that the Prophet s.” Aisha r.a.Aisha r.a.w said: “Witr is a raka'ah at the end of the prayer”.a. His sleep will be almsgiving. do not ask me about their beauty and length. then four raka'ahs.w never exceeded eleven raka'ahs even in Ramadan or in other months.w said: “Any person who offers prayer at night regularly but (on a certain night) he is overwhelmed by sleep will be given the reward of praying. “I said. narrated that the Prophet s.” AbuDawud AbuJamrah r. said.w. (who was one of the companions of the Prophet s.a. Sahih al-Bukhari It was narrated that Aisha r.w beneath the Tree): “Can the Witr prayer be repeated (in one night)?” A’idh ibn Amr said that he s.a. ‘O Aisha! My eyes sleep but my heart remains awake. narrated that “I asked A'idh ibn Amr. do not ask me about their beauty and length. “If you have offered it in the first part of the night. further said.w.a said that “Allah’s Messenger s.a. ‘O Messenger of Allah! Do you sleep before offering the witr prayer?’ He s.Chapter 3 .a.a.a.a. Sahih Muslim LR 39 .” Sahih al-Bukhari Abdullah ibn Umar narrated that Allah’s Messenger s.’” Sahih al-Bukhari Aisha.w prayer thirteen raka'ahs of the night prayer [tahajjud] and that included the Witr and two raka'ahs supererogatory [Sunnah] of the Fajr prayer. and then three raka'ahs. you should not repeat it in the last part of the night.w replied.a.

I seek refuge in the Lord of mankind” (anNas). if anyone wishes to observe it with three. He is Allah. the One. and “Say. for prayer at the end of the night is witnessed (by the angels) and that is preferable.w. so when one of you observes a Witr he should observe two rak'ahs. said: “If anyone oversleeps and misses the witr. or forgets it. If he gets up in the night (to observe Tahajjud prayer well and good) otherwise these two will suffice for him.a. (mother of the believers): “With which (surah) the Messenger of Allah s.” Abu Dawud Ubayy ibn Ka'b narrated that the Prophet s. and if anyone wishes to observe it with one. and “Say.w used to observe witr? (She reported same as in the Hadith of Ubayy ibn Ka'b) and adds: “In the third raka'ah he would recite: “Say. he may do so.Jabir ibn Abdullah narrated that Allah’s Messenger s. the One” (alIkhlas).w said: “If anyone is afraid that he may not get up in the latter part of the night.w said: “Staying awake is a strain and burden. he should observe Witr at the end of the night. he may do so.” AbuDawud Darimi transmitted that the Prophet s.a. he may do so.” (Surah al-Ikhlas). he should pray when he remembers.w. LR 40 .w said: “The witr is a duty for every Muslim so if anyone wishes to observe it with five- raka'ahs. He is Allah.” Sahih Muslim AbuAyyub al-Ansari narrated that the Prophet s.a. he should observe Witr in the first part of it. Abu Dawud AbdulAziz ibn Juray said: I asked Aisha r. the most High” (Surah 87 al ‘Ala). I seek refuge in the Lord of daybreak” (alFalaq).a.Chapter 3 .” Mishkat Al-Masabih. Abu Dawud AbuSa'id al-Khudri narrated that the Prophet s. “Say O disbelievers” (Surah alKafirun).a. used to observe Witr and recited “Glorify the name of thy Lord. and if anyone is eager to get up in the last part of it.a. and “Say.a.

that he Prophet s.L Ë B‰VN‰n Ê ø B‰»ŒÊØÍ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA‰À . And one from narrated by Ali ibn Abi Talib.Chapter 4 . may Allah honour him.—ˆ e‰ ÃÊ »Â r Ê ø‰ “If it is possible you get up the later part of the night (to pray).” However.a.a. Indeed. then let him perform Witr in the first part of it and whoever expects to wake up in the later part of the night. if one prays alone he should try to pray it in the later part of the night. ©IAjªA Ωv∞ªA Chapter 4 Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA O Í ≥Ù À‰ ü The time to be awake at night It was narrated from a few amongst the forebearer [salaf salleh] mentioned that: “Anyone who chooses the earlier part of the night to do his remembrance should pray the witr before he goes to sleep.w said: “Whoever fears that he will not wake up in the later part of the night. for indeed it in is the period that is well witnessed (by the angels) [masyhud] and during which the invocations are answered [mustajab]. and that is better. there are many hadiths.” There are also some of them [salaf salleh] who said: “The end of the night which is an excellence time (for worship) is just before daybreak. let him pray it then. as the Prophet s. the prayer of the night is witnessed (by the angels). In relation to this. because that is better than the earlier part.w said: “ˆ ߉ B‰m B‰»√ÏH̄ÚØ j̄Ía‡A Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA S Í ºÛQ ≈Ê øÍ ¬‰ ÃÊ ¥Û M‰ ∆Ê CÚ O‰ ®Ê ÒÚ N‰mÊ A ∆¯ H̄ÚØ .” [(Sahih) Abd ur-Razzaq] LR 41 .

a.Chapter 4 .a. so that I may grant him? Who will ask me so that I may give him and Who will seek My forgiveness.… ŒÏÒÍ ßÊ DÛØÚ œÊ ƒÍªÛDÚn Ê ‰Õ “Our Lord. Abu Basrah r. He says: “Who will invoke Me.” [(Sahih) by Shaikh al-Albani in as-Sahih] In another sahih hadith from Abu Hurayrah r.a. it is Witr so pray it between Isha and Fajr. the Blessed and Exalted.w was once asked: “When are the supplications most acceptable?” He s. [(hasan) by Shaikh al-Albanee (at-Tirmidhee)] The Time of Qiyam al-Layl The time of Qiyam al-Layl starts after the Isha prayer up to the Fajr prayer. when only one third of the night remained. replied: “In the last depth of the night and at the end of the prescribed prayers. reported that Allah’s Messenger s. said: “The closest that a servant is to his Lord.… ªÚ j‰ ∞Í ´Ù DÚØÚ œÍ√j ∞Í ¨Ê N‰n Ê ‰Õ ≈Ê ø‰ .a.a.w.j̄Ía‡A Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA S Í ºÛQ . said: ”Ú¥JÊ‰Õ ≈‰ ŒÊYÍ B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA ’Í B‰¿n Ï ªA ”ÚªḠ “Î ºÚŒÊªÚ ΩÏ ∑Û ”ÚªB‰®M‰À‰ ∫Ú i‰ B‰JM‰ B‰ƒIÌi‰ Âæl̄ʃ‰Õ ≈Ê ø‰ . Muslim and Al-Muwatta] LR 42 .a.” [Sahih al-Bukhari. so that I may forgive him.w.w.a.” [(sahih) by Shaikh al-Albanee (at-Tirmidhee)] Abu Umamah r. reported that the Messenger of Allah s. who reported that the Messenger of Allah s.… ªÚ K ‰ ŒÊV Í N‰mÊ DÚØÚ œÍ√ÃÂßfÊ ‰Õ ≈Ê ø‰ :æ ÃÛ¥Œ‰ØÚ . is in the last part of the night.a. If you can be among those who remember Allah at that hour then do so. Closeness to Allah Amr ibn Abasah asSulami r.w said: “Indeed Allah added a prayer for you. reported that the Prophet s. descends every night to the lowest heaven.a.

[Sahar] And amongst them some choose varies time according to their circumstances and affairs. and the companions. said: “Whenever He wishes he send down one of his angels. opens up His arms” as an example of referring to the wideness of His Grace and Bounties and His infinite mercy bestowed upon those observing the Night Vigil and mindful of this observant until sun rise.T.In another narration.w.j V Ê ∞Ú ªÙA j‰ V Í ∞Ú ƒÊ‰Õ In another report.˘¬ÀÊ f ®Ê ø‰ j‰ ŒÊ´Ú ~  j̄Ù¥ÂÕ ≈Ê ø‰ :æ ÃÊ ¥Û ‰Õ …Í ÊÕf‰ ‰Õ ° Ûn  JÊ‰Õ ¡Ï Q .W. move from one place to another or change His position.” [Sahih Muslim] What is meant by this descend is not that Allah. he adds: “Then Allah extends His encompassing Mercy and says: “Who wants to invest (good deeds) with the One who (guarantee it) will never be wasteful or unjust?” He says this continues until the dawn arrives. some nights like this and other nights like that. Ibn Khalil recorded in his book “A Gift for the Worshippers” or [Thuhfital Muta`abidi] that all these are good deeds and in accordance with [sunnah] and consistence with the practices of the Messenger of Allah s. Just as alBayhaqi r.” He explained the meaning of “He S. it was added that: ”ÏNY‰ ¬˘ ÃÊ ºÛ§Ù ø‰ ‹Ú À‰ . all of which are convenient for each individual worshipper.a.a. LR 43 .Chapter 4 . may Allah be please with them. the Almighty.

Whoever prays maghrib and prayer two raka`ats after it.w said: “The most value prayer in Allah’s sight is the sunset [maghrib]. oøBàA Ωv∞ªA Chapter 5 Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ¬Â B‰Œ≥Í Ω‰ ߉ ≈ ŒÊ®Í ÂÕ B‰ø What will assist in getting up at night? Amongst the habits that will bolster the effort to get up at night and observe the Night Vigil are:  To occupy the period between the sunset prayer [magrib] and evening prayer [isha] with the supererogatory [nawafil] prayers. It [maghrib] opens the door for the night prayers and closed the day prayers. narrated that the Prophet s. reciting the Quran [tilawatil] and remembrances of Allah [zikr]. Ummi Salmah r. From AbdulWalid Yunus bin Ubaidillah recorded as weak [isnad dhaif] LR 44 .a.Chapter 5 .w said: “Whoever prays six raka`ats after the sunset [maghrib] prayer (before the evening [`isha] prayers).a.a.a. Recorded by at-Tirmidzi and Ibn Majah Aisha r. that is why it is not reduced for the traveler and believers.a and AbuHurayrah r. Allah will build for him a castle in heaven. narrated that the Prophet s. he will be awarded an equivalent of a year’s of worship or just as if he prayed during the night of Lailatul Qadar.

Many recitations. hizb and zikr were recommended by the Prophet s.w direct you to pray a prayer which is not fardhu?” He answered: “Yes. like accepting guests or attending to the spouse and such other matters but in moderation.a. The night should be conclude with recitation of Surah 67 al-Mulk and/or Surah 32 asSajadah. LR 45 . Imam Abdullah Alhadad made it simple for us by arranging the Famous Ratib.w.w said: . the former slave boy of the Prophet s.a.The worship between maghrib and `isha opens the door to the castle in heaven by leading us to wake up at night for the Night Vigil. This should be part of our daily routine.Chapter 5 .  Do not enter into a conversation concerning the worldly life after Isha except the necessity.” See Appendix ‘A’ for the Repentance [Awwabin] Prayer.a. and the Night Vigil would not have lapse. between maghrib and isha whereby he s.a. so as not to be overwhelm by sleep during the later part of the night [sahar].w and recorded by various sources.. This weak narration is supported by the hadith of Ibn Umar quoted in Chapter One. Ubaidi`llah. This would include watch television program and movies which sometimes stretches till midnight and beyond. was asked: “Did the Prophet s.≈‰ ŒÊIÍAÏÀfiÚ AÙ —Û › Úu‰ π Ú ªÍh‰ ØÚ ’Í B‰r®Í ªÙA‰À L Í j̄ʨ¿‰ ªÙA ≈‰ ŒÊI‰ B‰ø ”º̇‰u ≈Ê ø‰ “Whoever prays between maghrib and `isha then that is the prayer for those who repented to Allah [awwabin]. After which it is better to prepare for bed in the early part of the night.

a. it is better to immediately do remembrance [zikr].  The best help is the good habit of eating a light dinner.w. do not burden yourself with heavy work or complications that will cause your body to be over tire. just like the sleep after the mid- afternoon [asar] prayers. empty talk.a. On account of these. or just curiosity that does not help (in pursue towards the Night Vigil). If one were to eat till satiate then do not sleep immediately because this will reduce the heart’s determination and weaken the intention for the Night Vigil (causing laziness). indeed it will bring on state of confusion to the mind (insanity). looked at the moon (a full moon) and said. especially those nonsense and untrue conversations. recite the Quran and the (supererogatory) prayers after dinner. and he s. A note of caution here and do not contravene or violate this.T.a. the best sleep is short nap after the sun rises. because the sleep immediately after the dawn [fajr] prayers before the sun rises will hinders provisions (from Allah) [riski]. and recorded in Sahih Al-Bukhari who said that we were with the Prophet s. Narrated by Jarir ibn Abdullah r. LR 46 . by not drinking a enriched beverages [ma`i`at] and eating rich food (cold) [ruthubat].w.  In the day. In this case. it will leave you hardheartedness and pull away from Allah S.  Another is the Day Sleep or Siesta [Qailulah].  Another useful and important habit is to avoid talking and discussion of matter of no benefits.W.Chapter 5 .

” So “Offer those invocations (prayers) and do not miss them.) an invocation (prayer) before the sun-rise [Fajr] and an invocation (prayer) before sunset [Asr].a.at the sun’s decline till the darkness of the night and the morning’s prayer and readings: for the prayer and reading in the morning carry their testimony.” Also Allah S.” LR 47 . So if you can avoid missing (through sleep or business.w.T said in Surah 17 Al’Isra Verse 78 ∆Ï Ḡ j̄ÊV∞Ú ªÙA ∆‰ A‰’jÊ ≥ÛÀ‰ Ω̄ÊŒª̇A µ̄‰n´Ú ”ÚªḠ o ¯ ¿Ê r Ï ªA ∫Í ÃÛªf ªÍ —Ú › ÚvÏ ªA ¡¯ ≥ÍCÚ .AÁeÃÊ »Â r Ê ø‰ ∆‰ BÚ∑ j̄ÊV¥Ú ªÙA ∆‰ A‰’jÊ ≥Û Establish regular prayers . etc. as it makes the self [nasf] harden and creates barrier to get Allah’s mercy. you must do so.” He s. He was questioned: “What is that sin?” He said: “I said in my mind on seeing a man weeping that he is doing it to show of to people.Chapter 5 .W. I have been deprived of prayer at night for five months.“Certainly you will see your Lord as you see this moon and you will have no trouble in seeing Him.  Not to commit sins in the day. Sufiyan at-Tsuri said: On account of one sin. then recited Surah 50 Qaf verse 39: L Í ÀÂjÂ̈ÙªA Ω‰ JÊ≥ÚÀ‰ o ¯ ¿Ê r Ï ªA ™ ¯ ÃÛºmÛ Ω‰ JÊ≥Ú π Ú I6i‰ fÍ ¿Ê Z ‰ IÍ \Ê J6m‰ À‰ “And celebrate the praises of your Lord before the rising of the sun and before its setting.

Thus it will be more significant for those whose determination is laid down upon himself.  A final point that will make the Night Vigil easy is to let the heart be entrusted and heed to the desire to perform the Night Vigil. Before you sleep. LR 48 . For those who directs other to do good deed upon him will also be reward of their deeds. recite the warid invocations and surahs. Habib Salem bin Abdullah bin Umar Alshatries gave us the following religious advice [wasiat] concerning how to assist in getting up and observes the Night Vigil. children and friends. Then recite the last five verses of Surah 18 al-Kahf ending with the intention to get up at the time you plan. Make the promise to one self and determine to act upon it.Chapter 5 . act upon it and harvest its yield and profit. (see Part Two). just like a narrated by Muslims This concludes the writing from the Book “The Light” of the knowledgeable [faqih] Abdullah bin Abdurrahman Balhaaj Ba Fadhal. who composed the “Compendium for Figh” [Mortosatrim] which includes topic the “Night Vigil”. It is imperative that you pay attention and observe all these instructions and advises. Do not forget to teach your family members.

LR 49 . from innovations [bida`ah] and over emphasis on matters of the world. Secret or Hidden Pre-Conditions of the Night Vigil (1) To keep the mind safe from hatred of the Muslims [husni dhun]. daily responsibilities that we deemed necessary to undertake that will make us rather tire and overwhelm us such that we neglect to perform the Night Vigil. If he stands in prayer. If you been through this situation and feel regretful for missing the Night Vigil – then that in itself is a good start in the fight against the self [nasf]. Failure to purify oneself will prevent getting Allah’s blessings for additional worship. If a man is engaged in worldly pursuits.Epilogue . and the day [Qailulah] sleep. avoid heavy work in the day. thoughts of his worldly actions come in his mind. The Epilogue This is a difficult act to follow. This includes eating and receiving only halal provisions. The sheikh mentioned three of which are good habit of eating and drinking. There will be many distractions. it does not become easy for him to pray at night. control the eyes from roaming into forbidden sights and tongue from uttering lies and back biting. Imam Ghazzali said that the Night Vigil is difficult for many persons but it is easy for one who has receive Allah’s mercy [taufiq] of the secret or hidden [batin] and obvious [dhahir] pre-conditions of Night Vigil. The fourth is not to commit sins in the day. The obvious pre-conditions are four.

when they are in secret talk [munajat] with Allah. Even if a lover is behind a screen in the darkness of the house. the one in love will still find pleasure being in close proximity with him. (3) To know the excellence of Night Vigil by reading the verses of the Quran. This will encourage you to wake up at night. Allah motion towards you and knows the condition and what moves your heart. without seeing and not hoping for any other then him. the Exalted. the Night Vigil is nothing but to hold secret talk [munajat] with Allah. This pleasure cannot be removed as wisdom and wise sayings testify it. That leads to pursuing higher status and desire all the level of the heavens (4) Surely. his sleep goes away and fear comes in his mind. The lover feels pleasure with the evidence of this love for him and calling on to him with the lover’s own tongue and to be heard by the one loved even though he already knows it. When a man reflects on the turmoil of the Day of Reckoning and the wrath of Hell. the greatest motivation must be our love for Allah and to strengthen our faith greatly. LR 50 .(2) To instill in the mind a strong fear of God and to lessen hope. All of which is from Allah and that is the speech from Him! When there is love for Allah. indeed.Epilogue . Those who are full of certainty know that all the motivations that moves their hearts is from Allah. Thus developing a hope and longing for its rewards. to desire a quite moment with Him [khilwah] and enjoys the taste of this secret talk [munajat]. For. it is not impossible. Hadith and books of the predecessors describing its benefits and excellence.

” Then the prophet s.w. There is just one thing left to do. This is the long journey to the hereafter.a.w presented the guidance and provided all the secrets to achieve the final objective of this journey to the hereafter. by my parents.W. There is no might or power Other than that of Allah The Exalted. that is true.T make us follow the guidance And walk the path of the Prophet s.Mankind takes this life on earth for granted.W. That is to get up and work on the rituals before the Angel of Death appears before us.w said: “Fast in the (hot) summer for the Day of Resurrection! Pray two raka`ats in the darkness of night for loneliness in grave! Make pilgrimage once for great works! And give charity to the poor or with the truth that you say or a bad phrase that you refrain from uttering.” Narrated by ibn Abid dun ya. please do!” He s.W. the Prophet s.a. LR 51 . May Allah S.T blessings be upon our Guide. This hadith is said to be mursal. The Prophet s.T May Allah S.a. All praises and thanks belongs to the One and Only S. The attractions of this world overwhelms instead of providing us with a sign of the magnificent of the Great Almighty. The Prophet s.a.Epilogue .w said to Abu Dharr: “When you intend to travel on a journey do you not take luggage (and provision for your journey)?” He said: “Yes.w continued: “What about traveling on the road to the hereafter? Do you want me to tell you the provisions for the Resurrection Day? O Abu Dharr.a.a.w. Shall I not inform you what will benefit you?” He (AbuDharr) replied: “Yes.

The insertions are a reflection of our weakness in knowledge and wanting to know more of the subject matter. Part II and III are Right to Left. So we then went on to Volume II where we shall look at Imam Ghazalli’s Ihya Ulumiddin Volume I Book Ten on the Arrangement of the Daily Routine of worship that has two sections. Most of which are from the hadith and some are advice we received from various learned. They are meant to assist us and the reader to enforce the points raise by the sheikh. Imam Ghazalli described how the people of different vocations and situations should plan their daily routine of worship. sheikh and teachers. We felt that this will help individuals plan the routine of worship vice verse their profession and daily lives and coordinate it with the spiritual lives. religious advice [wasiat] from our parents. The Night Vigil is a difficult act to follow. End of Part I The notes in the boxes are our addition. LR 52 – Epilogue . The righteous predessors informed us and we too discovered it in our personal experience. No doubt that we need more help and guidance in organizing our spiritual lives. Firstly it was not our intention to comment on the learned sheikh’s book but for us to benefit from his great works.

O the Generous One. may the best of Allah’s rewards be upon our leader Muhammad and whoever accepts and welcomes him. O the One.Invocation After Nafl Subuh . as many times as the number of His creations. his mother (Fatimah). O Lord of Jib’ril (Gabriel). with the truth of Hassan. give us a valuable gift from You. 5.a.Part III . O the Living. (11) 4. may Allah bless him and grant him peace. (3) These 4 are the bearer of God’s Throne. Mika’il (Michael).Entrusted with Allah’s Revelation.Guarding the soul during resurrection. O the Unique. save us from grief. his father (Ali). the Lord of Muhammad. May the best of Allah’s rewards be upon our leader Muhammad. light up my heart with the Light of Your Knowledge. and all His Spiritual Blessings. O the One Who I am with. save me from the hell fire. Israel - the Angel of Death. Israafil (Seraphel). O Allah (3) 6. O the Mighty One (40) 7. his descendants. and all the beauty of His Throne and all His true sayings. for You are above all things.). his brother (Hussein). O the Finder. O the Merciful Most Beneficent. there is no God but You.Holder of the Trumpet. his grandfather (Rasullah s. O the Loving. Gabriel . My Lord.3. O Allah. (100) Or 3 times each then recite: In every moment of eternity. Micheal . Izra’il (Israel). O the Self Subsisting. RL 68 .w. one on each corner aided by 4 more on the day of Resurrection (69:17) Seraphel .

 Í f6 _ UÍ À‰ .…Í _ ø6 CÛÀ‰ .O ‰ √ÊCÚ ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú (٣) .٦ B‰√f‰ Œ6m‰ r Û A ‘‰lU‰ .٥ .٤ (٣) .¬ÃÊ _ÌŒ≥Ú B_‰Õ œÌ Y‰ B‰Õ .…Í _ ŒÊaÍ CÚÀ‰ .īBσªA ≈‰ øÍ œÊ √ÍjÊ UÍ CÚ ¡‰ º̇‰mÀ‰ …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ rA ”º̇‰u fÎ ¿Ï Z ‰ ø .٧ (١٠٠) .l ÊÕl̄‰ß B‰Õ .… ºÛ«Ê CÚ Ã‰ «Â B‰ø Bσ߉ AÁf¿‰ Z Ï ø : f®I Cj≥AÀ —Ïjø T›Q ÀC {…Í MÍB‰¿ºÍ∑Ú e‰ AÚfÍøÀ‰ …Í qÍ jÊ ß‰ “Ú √‰k̄‰À …Í n Í ∞Ù √‰ ’‰ Byī‰À …Í ¥Í ºÙ a‰ e‰ f‰ ߉ AÁfI‰CÚ “Î §Ú Z Ê ªÚ Ω6 ∑Û œÊ ØÍ} RL 67 .ÂeÀÊ e À‰ B‰Õ . \¯ JÊv Ì ªA “Û ƒÏm f‰ ®Ê I‰ e A‰iÀÊ CÚ .AÁjŒÊa‰ Bσ߉ AÁf¿‰ Z Ï ø B‰√f‰ Œ6m‰ r Û A ‘‰lU‰ .ÂfY‰ CÚ B‰Õ r Û A B‰Õ .…Í _ ŒÊƒÍI‰À‰ .≈¯ _ n‰Z ‰ ªÙA µ6 _ Z ‰ IÍ œÊ _ »¯ ªÚḠ .Í…ŒÊØÍ B‰√CÚ – Ê hÍ ª̇A ¡6 ‰̈ÙªA ‰≈øÍ œÊ ƒÍV 6 √‰ .jË ÊÕfÍ ≥Ú ’Î œÊ q‰ Ω6 ∑Û ”ں߉ π Ú √ÏG j̆ÊŒa‰ “Í Z ‰ ∞Ù ƒ‰IÍ πÚ ƒÊøÍ œÊ ƒÍZ Ê ∞Ú √ÊḠ (١١) L Ï i‰ À‰ .π Ú _NÚØj̄Ê®ø‰ īÊÃ_ƒIÍ œÊ _ÍJºÙ ≥Ú iÊ Ã6 _‰√ .‰Ω_ÊŒ÷ÍA‰ilÊ ßÍ À‰ Ω‰ ŒÊØÍA‰jmÊ ḠÀ‰ Ω‰ ŒÊ÷ÍBÚ∏ŒÊøÍ À‰ Ω‰ ÊÕj̄ÊJUÍ LÏ i‰ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .rÛ A B‰Õ ≈¯ ŒÊ¿Í YÍ AÏjªA (٤٠) .ÂfUÍ A‰À B‰Õ .ÂfYÍ A‰À B‰Õ .Part III .Í…ŒÊIÍCÚÀ‰ ¡‰ _‰YiÊ CÚ B_‰Õ .٣ .ÂeA‰ÃU‰ B‰Õ ..

11. and lights up what is on my left. and lights up my humanity. brighten up my light. there is no God but You. recite the following reflections. improve our deed in our religion and life on this earth. (40) 2. and lights up my vision. and lights up what is coming from above me and lights up what is coming from below me. and lights up my soul. and lights up my blood. and lights up my tongue. Oh Most Gracious Most Merciful. 1. and lights up what is on my right. O the Self Subsisting. restore the life to our hearts. and lights up my bones. and lights up my nerves.Invocation After Nafl Subuh . and lights up my flesh. please (make) shine (Your) light upon me and make my heart lights up. and shines the light upon me. O the Self Subsisting.Part III . O Lord. and lights up what is coming from in front of me. and lights up my hair. Remembrance between the Nafl and Fardu Subuh While waiting for the call for prayer. and lights up my grave. and lights up my hearing. O Lord. O the Living. with Your blessing. and make the light shines on me forever. 12. (18) RL 66 . and lights up what is coming from behind me. O the Living.

Êœ√ÍB‰nªÍ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .¬ÃÊ ŒÌ≥Ú B‰Õ œÌ Y‰ B‰Õ .ÊœªÍB‰¿qÍ ≈Ê ß‰ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .ÊœøÍ BÚ§ßÍ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ ..≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í YÍ AÏjªA ¡‰ Y‰ iÊ CÚ B‰Õ π Ú NÍ¿‰ YÊ j‰ IÍ \¯ JÊv Ì ªA “Û ƒÏm f‰ ®‰I e A‰iÀÊ CÚ (٤٠) . \¯ JÊv Ì ªA “Û ƒÏm f‰ ®Ê I‰ e A‰iÀÊ CÚ .Êœ¿Í Z Ê ªÚ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .ÊœƒÍŒÊ¿Í ‰Õ ≈Ê ß‰ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .Ï–f‰ ‰Õ ≈¯ ŒÊI‰ ≈Ê øÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .٢ (١٨) .Êœ∞Í ºÙ a‰ ≈Ê øÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA‰À ≈¯ ÊÕf6 ªA œÍØ æ‰ B‰¿ßÊ fiÚ A RL 65 .ÊœøÍ e‰ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .١١ .١٢ .Êœ≥ÍÃÊ ØÚ ≈Ê øÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .Êœn Í ∞Ù √‰ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .ÊœJÍv ‰ ߉ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .Ê–j̄‰vI‰ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .O ‰ √ÊCÚ ‹˙ G …‰ ªÚAÍ ‹Ú .AÁiÃÊ √ œÊ √Í eÊ k̄ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .Ê–j̄‰rI‰ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .١ B‰ƒªÚ \Ê ºÍu Ê CÚÀ‰ .B_Œ‰Z Ê M‰ L ‰ ÃÊ ºÛ¥Û ªÙA œ̄ÊYCÚ .AÁiÃÊ √ œÊ ƒÍÒÍ ßÊ CÚÀ‰ .œÊ NÍZ Ê M‰ ≈Ê øÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .Part III .AÁiÃÊ √ œÊ ªÍ ΩÊ ®‰ UÊ A‰À .Êœ®Í ¿Ê m‰ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .Ê–j̄Ê®q‰ œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .¬ÃÊ ŒÌ≥Ú B‰Õ œÌ Y‰ B‰Õ .Ê–j̄ÊJ≥Ú œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ √ÂÀ‰ .Êœ_Jͺ٠≥Ú œÊ ØÍ AÁiÃÊ _√ œÊ ªÍ ΩÊ _®‰ UÊ A ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .

Glory be to Allah. O Lord. Glory be to Allah. Who put on the Coats of Glory. yet blessed (His servants with them). And there is neither might nor power except with the permission of Allah. those that bow and prostrate in worship to You. Who put on Ceremonial Cloths of Honor. For we have only Allah and to You do we return to.8. the Most High and Magnificent 9. and faithful in their promises to You. 10. Glory be to Allah. and ordered the rightly guided. Glory be to Allah. and yet full of Generosity. because You are Merciful and Affectionate. Who has Surplus. (we can only say) this prayer which only You can answer and fulfilled it. Whom no one less that should be glorify except Him. Glory be to Allah. Who has include every single thing in His knowledge. yet make it speaks. Glory be to Allah. Who has the sole Ability. RL 64 . O Lord. with those who are close to You and always witnessed You. Who is the Most Loftiness. we are seeking for peace on the Day of Threat [Khiamat] and we are seeking for the heavens on the Day of Immortality. yet was so kind. and yet Most Honorable.Invocation After Nafl Subuh .Part III . Glory be to Allah. that provide the strong ties (rope). and You can do what ever You wish. and in this effort (of ours) the reliance[tawakkal] is only to You.

ËeÀÊ e À‰ o‰ J‰ªÚ ≈Ê ø‰ ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm .Í…IÍ æ‰ BÚ≥À‰ l6 ®Í ªÙBÍI ± ‰ Ò̇‰®M‰ ≈Ê ø‰ ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm .ÍfŒÊßÍ Ã‰ ªÙA ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ ¡Ë ŒÊYÍ i‰ π Ú √ÏḠ .Û“I‰B‰U‚¯ AÙ π Ú ƒÊøÍ À‰ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA A‰h«‰ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .f ÊÕj̄ÂM B‰ø Ω ®‰ ∞Ù M‰ O ‰ √ÊCÚÀ‰ .¡¯ ŒÊ§Í ®‰ ªÙA œ6 ºÍ®‰ ªÙA r Í BÍI ‹˙ Ḡ ≈‰ øÊ fiÚ AÙ π Ú ªÛDÚmÊ CÚ .ÍeÃÊ »Â r Ì ªA ≈‰ ŒÊIÍjÏ ¥Ú ¿Â ªÙA ©‰ ø‰ .¯¬j‰ ∏Ú ªÙA‰À .ÍeÃÊ V Ân Ì ªA ©¯ ∑˙ jÌ ªA .ÍfŒÊqÍ jÏ ªA j̄ÊøfiÚ A‰À .ÍeÃÊ »Â ®Â ªÙBÍI π Ú ªÚ ≈‰ ŒÊØÍÃÊ ¿Â ªÙA‰À .ÍfÊÕfÍ ÏrªA Ω̄ÊJZ ‰ ªÙA A‰g ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .¯¡®‰ ƒ6ªA‰À Ω̄Êz∞Ú ªÙA –Íg ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm – Ê hÍ ª̇A ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm .Â∆› Ú ∏Ù N̪A .Â…ªÚ ‹˙ Ḡ \ ŒÊJÍn Ê NϪA œÍ̈‰JƒÊ‰Õ ‹Ú ≈Ê ø‰ ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm .٩ . \¯ JÊv Ì ªA “Û ƒÏm f‰ ®Ê I‰ e A‰iÀÊ CÚ .ÍeÃÊ ºÛb  ªÙA ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ “Ú ƒÏV ‰ ªÙA‰À .π Ú ŒÊºÚ߉ À‰ f »Ê V ‰ ªÙA A‰h«‰ À‰ .Part III .٨ —Ú ÃÏ ≥Û ‹Ú À‰ æ‰ ÃÊ Y‰ ‹Ú À‰ .¬A‰j∑Ù ‚¯ A‰À ǣÚ›V ‰ ªÙA –Íg ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm .‰∆ÃÊ ®Â UÍ A‰i …Í ŒÊªÚḠ BÏ√Ḡ À‰ …Í º̇ͪ BÏ√ḠÀ‰ .…Í ¿Í ºÙ ®Í IÍ ’Î œÊ q‰ ΩÏ ∑Û ”‰vYÊ CÚ RL 63 .Í…IÍ ¬‰ jÏ ∏Ú M‰À‰ f‰ V Ê ¿‰ ªÙA —Í i‰ fÊ ¥Û ªÙA –Íg ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm .١٠ .

O Lord. (Qadhiyu). or the good that You wish to provide for Your creations. 6. O lord of all the worlds. victory over the enemies and be amongst the prophets. and O Lord that solve (all problems of) the heart. and at peace with Your saints [wali]. 5. 7. even though my thoughts are weak and my deeds are limited. for it. then safe me from the torture of the blaze. and I shall continue seeking from You. and from the screaming regrets of the final destruction and the ordeals of the grave. we love man because of Your love. O Lord that degree all orders. from all the good deeds that You promised for Your slaves. RL 62 . O Lord.Invocation After Nafl Subuh . verily I seek the patience at my fate [Qadha]. I am very much in need for Your blessings. and not even the intentions to do nor the ambition towards them. and we antagonized against whoever are Your enemies because they contradicted Your orders.Part III .4. verily I look to You for my needs. just like the way You parted the seas. and the spirited and happy life. let us fight against Your enemies. and not able to accomplished. verily I too seek from You. and the status of martyrs [Shuhada]. make us amongst those who gave guidance and are rightly guided. for all the thing that I am not able to think of. and not those who strayed and yet misleading. and success at this endeavour. O Lord. and I beg You. O Lord.

ÊœÍÕCÙi‰ ± ‰ ®Â y ‰ ∆Ê ḠÀ‰ œÊ NÍU‰ B‰Y π Ú IÍ æ l̄Ê√CÛ œÊ √6Ḡ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .Í’A‰f»‰ r Ì ªA æ‰ k̄B‰ƒø‰ À‰ .j̄ÊŒ®Í n Ï ªA L Í A‰h߉ ≈Ê øÍ œÊ √Íj‰ ŒÊV Í M .ÊœÍÕCÙi‰ … ƒÊ߉ ± ‰ ®Â y ‰ B‰øÀ‰ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .Í’B‰z¥Ú ªÙA f‰ ƒÊßÍ j‰ JÊv Ï ªA π Ú ÛªDÚmÊ CÚ œÊ √6Ḡ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .٧ .Part III .‰pBσªA π Ú J6Z  IÍ K Ì Z Í √ .٦ ÀÊ CÚ .’Í B‰ŒJÍ√ÊfiÚ A “Ú ¥Ú ØÚA‰jø À‰ .‰≈ŒÊº˛z Í ø ‹Ú À‰ ≈‰ ŒÊª˛B‰y j‰ ŒÊ´Ú .īÊÃø fiÛ A “Í ƒ‰NÊØÍÀ‰ .\¯ JÊv Ì ªA “Û ƒÏm f‰ ®Ê I‰ e A‰iÀÊ CÚ .f‰ ƒÊßÍ k‰ ÃÊ ∞Ú ªÙA‰À .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ªÚB‰®ªÙA L Ï i‰ B‰Õ π Ú ªÛDÚmÊ CÚÀ‰ .‰≈ÊÕfÍ N‰»Ê ø ≈‰ ÊÕeÍ B‰« B‰ƒºÙ ®‰ UÊ A ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .Ú∫eÍ B‰JßÍ ≈Ê øÍ AÁfY‰ CÚ … M‰fÊ ß‰ À‰ j̆ÊŒa‰ ≈Ê Íø œÊ N͌σÍøÊ CÛÀ‰ œÊ NÍŒÏ√Í … ¨Ê ºÛJÊM‰ π Ú ŒÊªÚḠ K Ë ´Í A‰i œÊ √6H̄ÚØ .ÚπNÍ¿‰ YÊ i‰ ”ÚªḠ P  jÊ ¥Ú ‰NØÙ A‰À .Í…ŒÊØÍ .īÊÀf v Ì ªA œ‰ ØÍB‰q B‰ÕÀ‰ .Úπ¥Í ºÙ a‰ ≈Ê øÍ AÁfY‰ CÚ Í…ŒÊÒÍ ®Ê ø O ‰ √ÊCÚ j̆ÊŒa‰ .ÊœºÍ¿‰ ߉ ∆Ê CÚ .Í’BÚ¥º˛ªA .Í’A‰f®‰ n Ì ªA s ‰ ŒÊ߉ À‰ .īÊÃJÂ¥Û ªÙA ¡Ê ªÚÀ‰ .ÊœºÍ¿‰ ߉ … ƒÊ߉ j‰ v  ≥ÚÀ‰ .π Ú ¥Í ºÙ a‰ ≈Ê øÍ πÚ ∞Ú ªÚB‰a ≈Ê ø‰ π Ú MÍÀ‰ A‰f®‰ IÍ – Ê eÍ B‰®Â√À‰ RL 61 .٥ œ‰ y Í BÚ≥ B‰Õ π Ú ªÛDÚmÊ DÚØÚ .٤ Ω‰ ߉ j‰ v Ê ƒÏªA‰À .īÊÃJÂR̪A —Í Ã‰ ßÊ e‰ ≈Ê øÍ À‰ .Í’A‰fßÊ fiÚ A j‰ v ≥ÚÀ‰ .Úπ÷ÍA‰fßÊ DÚªÍ BÁIjÊ Y‰ .īÊÃZ  JªÙA ≈‰ ŒÊI‰ j ŒÊV Í M B‰¿∑Ú .Úπ÷ÍB‰ŒªÍÀÊ DÚªÍ BÁ¿ºÙ mÍ ‰À .

From Termidhi and narrated by the chain from Ibn Abbas.a.w.Invocation After Nafl Subuh . 2. 3. I came upon him (s. and later he prayed two raka’at before the subuh prayer. O Lord. And I seek the unwavering certainty until I am on target with that which You have wrote for me. O Lord. please provide me with the true belief. verily I seek mercy from You. O Lord.) was at my aunt Maimunah’s house. I am satisfy with what You have allot for me. and with it You return the familiarity (of my life).Part III . and the mercy that provide the best of Your dignity on earth and in the hereafter. with it You take care for what is hidden from me. with it You make my image fair. with it You promote what I see. Al Abbas delegated me to the Prophet s. RL 60 .) while he (s. with it You correct my religious affair. from which You guide my heart. with it You inspire my leadership and with it You shield me from all that is evil.w. and the unwavering certainty that never blasphemous. and then recite (the following): --- The Dawn Invocation [Doa al-Fajr] --- 1. with it You purify my deeds.a.a. and with it You reunite me and gather (consolidate) my disorderly affairs.w.w. may Allah be please with them: “One evening. He (s.) got up to pray in the night. verily I seek the faith [Iman] that is always embracing my heart.a.

Ê–fÍ qÊ i B‰»IÍ œÊ ƒÍ¿Â »¯ ºÙ MÂÀ‰ π Ú ªÛDÚmÊ CÚÀ‰ . \¯ JÊv Ì ªA “Û ƒÏm f‰ ®Ê I‰ e A‰iÀÊ CÚ .٣ .ÊœRÍ®‰ q‰ B‰»IÍ ¡Ì ºÛM‰À‰ .ÏœºÚ߉ … N‰JÊN‰∑Ú B‰ø ‹˙ Ḡ œÊ ƒÍJ‰ŒÊvÍ ÂÕ ≈Ê ªÚ … √ÏCÚ ¡‰ ºÚßÊ CÚ ”ÏNY‰ Bı≥eÍ B‰u BÁƒŒÊ¥Í ‰Õ .٢ .ÊœºÍ¿Ê q‰ B‰»IÍ ©Â ¿‰ V Ê M‰À‰ B‰»IÍ ©Â ØÚjÊ M‰À‰ .—Í j‰ aÍ ‡A‰À B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA œÍØ π Ú NÍø‰ A‰j∑Ú ≤ ‰ j‰ q‰ B‰»IÍ æ B‰√CÚ “ı ¿‰ YÊ i‰ À‰ RL 59 .Ê–fÍ «Í B‰q . ”ÚªḠ p  BÏJ®‰ ªÙA ˜‰R®‰ I‰ :B‰¿»Â ƒÊ߉ rÛ A œ‰ yÍ i‰ pBÏJ߉ ≈ IA æBÚ≥ (–hø—ªA  AÀi) œÊ NͺÚa‰ OÍ ŒÊI‰ œÊ ØÍ Ã‰ «Â À‰ BÁŒn Í ¿Ê ø … NÂŒÊM‰DÚØÚ ¡º̇m‰ À‰ …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ ”º̇u rA ǣÃÂmi‰ —Í › Úu ‰ Ω‰ JÊ≥Ú j̄ÊV∞Ú ªÙA œ‰N®‰ ∑Ù i‰ ”º̇u ‰ BÏ¿ºÚØÚ .١ .ÊœJÍ÷ÍBÚ´ B‰»IÍ • Û ∞Ú Z Ê M‰À‰ .¯\JÊv Ì ªA j̄ÊV∞Ú ªÙA ’ B‰ße .ÊœJͺ٠≥Ú j qÍ B‰JÂÕ BÁ¿÷ÍA‰e BÁ√B‰¿ÊÕḠ π Ú ªÛDÚmÊ CÚ œÊ √6Ḡ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .ÊœºÍ¿‰ ߉ B‰»IÍ œÊ ∑˛ l‰ ÂMÀ‰ .Bı≥eÍ B‰u BÁ√B‰¿ÊÕḠ œÊ ƒÍÒÍ ßÊ CÚ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≈‰ øÍ œ˛ºv ‰ ÂÕ ¬‰ BÚ¥ØÚ .Ëj∞Ù ∑Û  Â f‰ ®Ê I‰ o ‰ ŒÊªÚ BÁƒŒÊ¥Í ‰ÕÀ‰ .ÊœƒÍÊÕeÍ B‰»IÍ \ ºÍv Ê MÂÀ‰ .“‰√ÃÊ ¿Â ŒÊø‰ :æ‰ BÚ≥ .œÊ ªÍ … N‰¿Ê n ‰ ≥Ú B‰¿IÍ œÊ ƒÍy 6 i‰ À‰ .’Î ÃÊ m Ω6 ∑Û ≈Ê øÍ B‰»IÍ œÊ ƒÍ¿Â vÍ ®Ê M‰À‰ .ÊœJͺ٠≥Ú B‰»IÍ – Ê fÍ »Ê M‰ ∫Ú fÍ ƒÊßÍ ≈Ê øÍ “ı ¿‰ YÊ i‰ π Ú ªÛDÚ_ÊmCÚ œ6√Ḡ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .Part III .ÊœNÍ∞Ú ªÙCÛ B‰»IÍ eÌ j M‰À‰ .Êœ»¯ UÊ À‰ B‰»IÍ |  Œ6J‰MÂÀ‰ .

Your Prophet.a.--- A.w. it is not possible for us to praise just like You praise Yourself. and on the progeny of Muhammad. Invoke Your blessing on Muhammad. RL 58 . one asked: “How can one of us get one thousand virtues every day?” He s.--- Invocation Between Nafl and Fardu Subuh --. Transcendent is Allah. his wives and progeny.--. just as You had invoked Your blessing on Ibrahim and the progeny of Ibrahim. and upon the family of Muhammad. and upon the family of Muhammad.w said: “Say ‘Glory belongs be Allah’ one hundred times for (by reciting them) one thousand virtues are recorded (to your credit) and one thousand vices are blotted out. C. the best of blessings be upon all matters.a had been in the company of Allah’s prophet s. as many times as the number of His creations.--. O our Lord to You be all the praises befitting Your Lofty Status and Majestic Authority.Part III . O Lord bless upon our leader. (100) In every moment of eternity. Your Servant. All praises and thanks be to the Lord of the Universe. and all the beauty of His Throne and all His true sayings.a. just as You had blessed Ibrahim and the progeny of Ibrahim..” Amongst those who had been sitting there. Infinitely. Your Servant. the Unlettered Prophet. Glory to You. surely You are the Most Praised and Most Wonderful. praises and thanks. Muhammad. the Magnificent.” Sahih Muslim narrated by Sa'd ibn AbuWaqqas B. Your Prophet. and all His Spiritual Blessings. Sa'd r. Praises and thanks equal to His bounties and all the more of it. I seek forgiveness from Allah. O Lord. the Unlettered Prophet. who said: “Is one amongst you powerless to get one thousand virtues every day. --. in this universe. Transcendent is Allah by His praises.Invocation After Nafl Subuh .

Í…¥Í ºÙ a‰ e‰ f‰ ߉ . Â f‰ ÊÕl̄‰ø ÿ ØÍBÚ∏ÂÕÀ‰ … ¿‰ ®‰ √Í œÊ ØÍA‰ÃÂÕ AÁf¿Ê Y‰ æ̆B‰Y Ω6 ∑Û ”ں߉ π Ú √‰B‰ZJÊm .‰¡ŒÍ«A‰jIÊḠ ǣE ”ں߉ À‰ ¡‰ ŒÍ«A‰jIÊḠ ”ں߉ O ‰ ∑Ù i‰ B‰I B‰¿∑Ú .A (—jø ١٠٠) …Í qÍ jÊ ß‰ “Í √‰k̄‰À .Í…N͉Õi6 g À‰ …Í UÍ A‰ÀkÊ CÚÀ‰ fÎ ¿Ï Z ‰ ø B‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ ǣE ”_ں߉ À‰ œ̄6øfiÛ A fÎ ¿Ï Z ‰ ø B_‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ ”ں߉ ∫Ù īB‰IÀ‰ .π Ú n Í ∞Ù √‰ ”ں߉ O ‰ ŒÊƒ‰QÊCÚ B‰¿∑Ú π Ú ŒÊºÚ߉ ’Á B‰ƒQ‰ œÊ v ÍZÊ √ ‹Ú œ6 J̓ϪA πÚ ªÍÃÊ m i‰ À‰ ∫Ú fÍ JÊ߉ fÎ ¿Ï Z ‰ ø B_‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ ”ں߉ ”ͺu ‰ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .‰¡ŒÊ«Í A‰jIÊḠ ǣE ”ں߉ À‰ ¡‰ ŒÊ«Í A‰jIÊḠ ”ں߉ …Í UÍ A‰ÀkÊ CÚÀ‰ fÎ ¿Ï Z‰ ø B‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ ǣE ”_ں߉ À‰ œ̄6øfiÛ A œ6 J̓ϪA π Ú ªÍÃÊ m i‰ À‰ ∫Ú fÍ JÊ߉ œÍØ .Í…n Í ∞Ù √‰ ’Í By‰ ī‰À .…Í MÍB‰¿ºÍ∑Ú e‰ AÚfÍøÀ‰ …Í ŒÊØÍ Bı∑i‰ B‰Jø‰ BÁJŒ6mÚ AÁjŒÊRÍ∑Ú AÁf¿Ê Y‰ ≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ªÚB‰®ªÙA L 6 i‰ …Í º̇ͪ f ¿Ê Z ‰ ªÙAÚ .π Ú √ÍBÚÒºÙ m ¡¯ ŒÊ§Í ߉ À‰ πÚ »¯ UÊ À‰ ǣÚ›V ‰ ªÍ œÊ Í̈‰JƒÊ‰Õ B‰¿∑Ú f ¿Ê Z ‰ ªÙA .fË ŒÍVø‰ fË ŒÍ¿Y‰ π Ú √ÏḠ î‰ ¿Í ªÚB‰®ªÙA RL 57 .P O ‰ ŒÊº̇‰u B‰¿∑Ú . \¯ JÊv Ì ªA “Û ƒÏm f‰ ®Ê I‰ e A‰iÀÊ CÚ .¯¡ŒÊ§Í ®‰ ªÙA r Í A ∆‰ BÚZÊJm  Í fÍ ¿Ê Z ‰ IÍÀ‰ rÍ A ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm .Part III .L π Ú ªÚ B‰ƒIÏi‰ B‰Õ .Í…NÍÏÕi6 g À‰ .\ ¯ JÊv Ì ªA “Û ƒÏm f‰ ®Ê I‰ e A‰iÀÊ CÚ .AÁfI‰CÚ “Î §Ú Z Ê ªÚ Ω6 ∑Û œÍØ .rA j ∞Í ¨Ê N‰mÊ CÚ .

.. Doa after Nafl Subuh ..... \¯ JÊv Ì ªA “Û ƒÏm f‰ ®Ê I‰ eA‰iÀÊ CÚ . Compiled by Abdulkader Ali Isa Alhadad For my wife and children May Allah make us benefit from this deed Subuh is a time for relief of the Heart Meditations during this time serves as a medicine against worldly desires RL 56 .Part III .Subuh and Its Warid . Excellence of Qiyamullaili Part III Subuh and Its Warid .

End . the Exalted. Enticed His servants With the Hereafter. Allah. The Righteous accepted The Foremost accepted Are you one of them? Will you accept His offer? End of Part II RL 55 .Part II .

Í…ŒÊªÚḠ L  ÃÊ MÂCÚÀ‰ P  ÃÊ ¿Â ‰Õ ‹Ú – Ê hÍ ª̇A ¬‰ ÃÊ ŒÌ¥Ú ªÙA œÏ Z ‰ ªÙA (٢٧) . I seek forgiveness from Allah for all male and female believers. RL 54 .Invocation After Tahajjud . the Most Beneficent yet the Most Merciful. æ ÃÛ¥‰Õ ¡Ï Q Then recite: ¡‰ ŒÊYÍ jÏ ªA ∆‰ B‰¿YÊ jÏ ªA É «Â ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú – Ê hÍ ª̇A ¡‰ ŒÊ§Í ®‰ ªA r Ú A j ∞Í ¨Ê N‰mÊ CÚ . One should always be mindful of when the call for the dawn [subuh] prayer is and complete this period of intimacy with the Allah.œÊ ªÍ 1.٢ 2. who there is no other god except Him.Part II . (27) The End May Allah S. without whom there is no other to turn to in death and repentant.١ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù C L 6 ī . (27) (٢٧) P Í B‰ƒøÍ ¤Ê ¿Â ªÙA‰À ≈‰ ŒÊƒÍøÍ ¤Ê ¿Â ºÙ ªÍ r Ú A j ∞Í ¨Ê N‰mÊ CÚ . Then recite the invocation to response to the call of prayer. I seek forgiveness from Allah. O the Living and the Self Subsisting. the Almighty just at the prayer’s call. Do two raka’ats of nawafil subuh and continue with the invocation in Part III.W.T bless this work for its enlightenment upon us! These routine of worship should be adjusted in accordance to the time available depending on when the seeker [murid] wakes up. O Lord forgive us.

My social life is to sit long periods in meditation in the day and night –īB_‰ŒNÍaÊ A‰À œÍªA‰¤_Âm ≈Ê øÍ œ_Ii‰ ¡Â _ÙºßÍ œÍ√B_Ú∞∑Ú fÊ ≥Ú (٢٠) 20. œÊ ØÍÃÊ _Û≥À œ6Ii‰ ≈Ê _‰¿Y‰ iÊ BÚØ ± Ê _Í≥A‰À L Í B‰_JÙªBÍI æÊ k‰ CÚ ¡Ê ªÚ (١٦) 16.Part II . And comfort my secrets and heart from its rousing and flame. œ_ÍyA‰i O ‰ __ʃ∑Û B‰ø A‰gḠÀ‰ ĭÃ__ÂJY À ĭÀÂj_Âm œÊ _ÍØ (٢٣) 23. –īB_‰ŒNÍaÊ A‰À œ_ͪA‰¤_Âm ≈Ê øÍ œ_Ii‰ ¡Â _ÙºÍß œÍ√B_Ú∞∑Ú fÊ ≥Ú (٢٥) 25. Never will I eradicate nor end the various sins except when the mercy of my Lord engulf me. It suffices me that Allah knows of my questions and choices RL 53 . my Lord eternalise my solisitude œÊ _Í∞ŒÊºÍY‰ À‰ œ_˛ºaÍ Ã‰ _Ê»ØÚ ¬Ê k̄Ú‹ ≈6 _˙§ªA ≈¯ _ÊnZ  ªÍÀ‰ (١٨) 18. œÊ _ÍØÃ_Û∏ß œ_6Ii‰ ¬Ê eÍ DÚØÚ ± Ê _Í∑B‰ß Ω̄Êz∞Ú ªA –ÍeA‰Ã_ÍIÀ‰ (١٧) 17. facilitate my affairs and ensign and dress. –īB_‰QeÍ À‰ – Ê īB‰®__ÍqÀ‰ œ_ͪB‰Y ° Û _ÊnJ‰ªÙA‰À B_‰ƒ»‰ ªÙBÚØ (٢٤) 24. O Lord. It suffices me that Allah knows of my questions and choices (ΩvØ) œ_ÍyBÚ≥ j‰ ŒÊ_‰a B‰Õ B_‰»z Í ≥Ù BÚØ L Ê i‰ B‰Õ o ¯ ∞Ù ƒÏªA œ_ØÍ “ı U‰ B‰Y (٢١) 21. in the happiness and joyfulness of those which You are not please with.Invocation After Tahajjud . And to have good thoughts all the time and vacate my viodness and allied –īB_‰»√‰À‰ œ_ͺŒÊªÚ æ‰ ÃÊ _Ûm œ__ÍnŒÊºÍU‰ À‰ œÊ __ÍnŒÊ√ÍCÚÀ‰ (١٩) 19. the intentions is the self so grant it O the Best of Grantor. £Í A‰Ã__ÌrªA‰À B‰«B_Ú§ªÚ ≈Ê øÍ œÍJ_Ùº≥ÚÀ‰ –6j__Ím ` Ê īÚCÀ‰ (٢٢) 22. Favour of the wilderness is in seclusion.

œÍªB_‰Y ±
‰ ŒÊ∑Ú ¡Ê _Úº®Ê M‰ O
‰ √ÊCÚ œ_Í∏_ÊŒºÍø‰ ‰À œ_¯»ªÚḠ B_‰Õ (٦)
6. O my Lord and King, You know what is my situation.

æB‰̈__ÍNqÊ A‰À ¬˘ ÃÊ _¿«Â ≈Ê øÍ œÍJ_Ùº≥Ú ΩÏ __‰Y fÊ _Ú≥ B‰¿IÍÀ‰ (٧)
7. And whatever the state of my heart, from its attempts and occupation.

œ_ͪA‰Ã¿‰ ªÙA ”ÚªÃÊ _‰ø B‰Õ π
Ú _ʃøÍ ±
Î __ÙÒºÛIÍ œÊ _̓∑Ù i‰ A‰fN‰ØÚ (٨)
8. Whatever that overwhelm me let it be gentleness from You, my Lord

–īB_‰JÒÍ u
Ê A ”Ê ƒ‰∞Ù ‰Õ ∆Ê CÚ Ω‰ _ÊJ≥Ú œÍƒ_Ê RÍ´ …Í _ÊUÉ ªÙA ¡‰ ÊÕj̄_Ú∑ B‰Õ (٩)
9. O the Kindest of Face help me before it languish my forebearance.

–īB_‰ŒNÍaÊ A‰À œÍªA‰¤_Âm ≈Ê øÍ œ_6Ii‰ ¡Â _ÙºßÍ œÍ√B_Ú∞∑Ú fÊ ≥Ú (١٠)
10. It suffices me that Allah knows of my questions and choices
(ΩvØ)
BÁ®ÊÕj̄_‰m B‰ƒ∑Ù īÊfÂÕ π
Ú _ʃøÍ BQÁÃÊ _Ú´ T
Í ÃÊ _‰̈ÙªA ©‰ ÊÕj̄_‰m B‰Õ (١١)
11. O Quick Assistant provide help from You to reach us qiuckly.

B_Á®ŒÊ¿Í U‰ Ã_ÂUjÊ √‰ –Íh_ª̇BIÍ œ_ÍMDÙ ‰ÕÀ‰ j‰ _Ên®Â ªÙA ¬Â l̄_Ê»‰Õ (١٢)
12.

BÁ®ŒÊ¿Í __‰m B‰Õ B_Á_¿ÊŒºÍ߉ B‰Õ B_Á_JŒÊV
Í øÂ B‰Õ B_Á_JÊÕj̄Ú≥ B‰Õ (١٣)
13. O the Close One, the Grantor, O the Omniscient, the Listener.


Ê īB‰_nÍ∏√ÊA‰À œÊ ßÍ Ã_Âza À‰ –l̄_ÊV®‰ IÍ O
 _Ù¥¥̇‰ZM‰ fÊ ≥Ú (١٤)
14. Let me hold on the truth so that my inadequacy and subservience would
not defeat me.

–īB_‰ŒNÍaÊ A‰À œÍªA‰¤_Âm ≈Ê øÍ œ_Ii‰ ¡Â _ÙºßÍ œÍ√B_Ú∞∑Ú fÊ ≥Ú (١٥)
15. It suffices me that Allah knows of my questions and choices
RL 52 - Part II - Invocation After Tahajjud

…ƒß rA ”yi eAfáA ¬Bø„ª —iûrùA —fŒv¥ªA  h«
This is one of the famous qasidah of Imam Alhadad, may Allah be
please with him

B»‰ MÍ’‰ A‰j≥Í ”ºÚ߉ K
‰ £Ú AÀ‰ ≈Ê ø‰ æ‰ B≥ÚÀ
And he said that whoever recite it as part his/her routine

… ∑Û i fÊ ‰ÕÀ‰ ‹˙ Ḡ  Ê fÏ qÍ œØÍ …Í ßÍ ÃÊ ≥ÛÀ f‰ ƒÊßÍ
Whenever he face a difficult problem inevitably there will be

…Ê _‰QB´Ú ‚¯ BÙ IÍ ”ªÚB®‰ M‰ rA
Assistance from Allah, the Exalted.

–īB_‰ŒNÍaÊ A‰À œÍªA‰¤_Âm ≈Ê øÍ œÊ _Ii‰ ¡Â _ÙºßÍ œÍ√B_Ú∞∑Ú fÊ ≥Ú (١)
1. It suffices me that Allah knows of my questions and choices

–īB_Ú¥NÍØÙ BÍI œ_ͪ fË «Í B_‰q œ_ͪB__‰»NÍIÊA‰À œÍ÷B_‰ßf ØÚ (٢)
2. For what I seek and (You) granted for me witnessed for me with my

–īB_‰n߉ À‰ –
Ê īB_‰n‰Õ œÊ ØÍ Ã_ÂßeÊ CÚ j6 __6nªA A‰h_‰»ºÍØÚ (٣)
3. Let the secrets of the invocation and call brings us to the rights.

–īA‰jÒÍ y
Ê A‰À –j̄_Ù¥ØÚ ≈‰ ¿Ê y
Í –j̄_ÊbØÚ i‰ B__‰u fË JÊ߉ B‰√CÚ (٤)
4. For I am the servant screeching in arroganance. Include my miserable self
and compulsive needs.

–īB_‰ŒNÍaÊ A‰À œÍªA‰¤_Âm ≈Ê øÍ œ_Ii‰ ¡Â _ÙºßÍ œÍ√B_Ú∞∑Ú fÊ ≥Ú (٥)
5. It suffices me that Allah knows of my questions and choices

RL 51 - Part II - fÍ V
Ì »‰ NϪA —Í ›
Úv‰ ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’B‰ßf ªA

K
Ê _Õj̄_Ú¥ªÙA ©Â ŒÍ¿_ÏnªA O ‰ √ÊCÚ K Ê Œ_ÍVø B_‰Õ B_‰ƒIÏi‰ B_‰Õ (٥)
î
Ê ƒÍøÍ ¤Ê _¿ªÙA ”_ÚªḠ jÊ _Û§√ÊBÚØ KÊ Œ_ÍYjÏ ªA ©Â ŒÍ_m‰ÃªÙA ∂
‰ B_‰y
(5) O our Lord, the Responsive One, You are Closeby Listening,
closeby yet vast and spacious, onlooking upon the believers.

L
Í Ã_ÂŒ®Â ªÙA Ω6 _Û∏ªÍ jÊ NÂ_ÊmA‰À L
Í Ã_Â√hÌ ªA 6Ω_‰∏ͪ jÊ _Í∞´Ù A‰À (٦)
≈‰ ÕÍg¤Ê _¿ªÙA ‘‰gCÚ ± Í _Ù∑A‰À LÍ ÀÂj_Û∏ªÙA Ω6 ∏Û ªÍ ±
Ê _Ír∑Ù A‰À
(6) Forgive all our sins, cover up all our imperfections, and remove
all our sufferings, spare us the disturbance of the boresome.

¬Â A‰j__Ív√Ê‹Í A B_‰√e‰ A‰gḠ ¬˘ B__‰NaÍ ≈Ê n‰ YÊ DÚIÍ ¡Ê _ÍNaÊ A‰À (٧)
≈¯ _ÊŒJÍV
‰ ªÙA \ ___Êqi‰ eÊ A‰kÀ‰ ¬¯ B__‰¿Z
Í ªÙA ≈ ŒÊ_ÍY ∆‰ B_Y‰ À‰
(7) Conclude our lifes with a perfect ending, when it is time with
the arrival of death and destruction, the cowards’ sweat increase.

æÊÃ_ÂJ_Ú¥ªBÍI B___‰ƒIÏī fÊ _ÂU æÊÃ_ÂmjÏ ªA …‰ _Úm  Í B__‰VIÍ (٨)
≈ÊŒ_ÍøÚC œÍª K
Ê V
Í _‰NmÊ A L 6 i‰ æÊÃ__Âm ΩÏ ∑Û B_‰ƒªÚ K Ê «‰ À‰
(8) With the esteem of postion of the Rasul, O Lord, grant us our
intentions, bestowed upon us forgiveness for we have sins, O Lord
response favourably to us.

¬¯ B_‰√fiÚ A ©¯ _ÊŒ∞Í _‰q ”_ں߉ ¬Ú›_ÏnªA‰À —Ú›_ÏvªA ¡Ï _ÂQ (٩)
≈‰ _ÊŒ®Í IÍB_ÏNªA‰À K Ê _6ZvÏ ªA‰À ¬¯ A‰j__Í∏ªÙA ¡‰ _Ê®√Í ǣ‡A‰À
(9) Then place blessing and salutation upon the One that Intercede
for Mankind, and upon the family of Noble Origin, and upon the
companions and the subsequent followers.
RL 50 - Part II - O the Most Merciful

O the One that is sufficent unto us. O our Lord the Merciful One. ¡Â _ŒÊ__ÍYi‰ B_‰Õ B__‰ƒ_IÏi‰ B_‰Õ ¡Â _ÊÕj̄Ú∑ B_‰Õ B_‰ƒIÏi‰ B_‰Õ (٢) ≈_ÊŒ®Í _¿ªÙA ¡‰ _Ê®√Í O ‰ _Ê√CÚÀ‰ ¡Â _ÊŒºÍ_‰ZªÙA e A‰Ã_‰VªÙA O ‰ √ÊCÚ (2) O our Lord the Generous One. \ÕÀAj‰NªÙA —Í › Úv‰ ªA jÍaCÚ ÀÚC ≈‰ _ÊŒI‰ ’B‰ßfÌ ªA —fŒv¥ªA j«Bm ≈ÍI ≈ÊŒn Í Y ≈I rA fJ‰ß K Í ŒÊJÍZ ‰ ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ This is a shortened version of a poetic invocation usually recited after the Witr Prayers or inbetween the Night Prayers or Teraweh Prayers in Ramadan By alHabib Abdullah bin Hussain bin Tahir ≈‰ _ÊŒ¿Í YÍ AÏjªA ¡‰ _‰YiÊ CÚ B_‰Õ ≈‰ _ÊŒ¿Í _ÍYAÏjªA ¡‰ _‰YiÊ CÚ B_‰Õ (١) ≈‰ _ÊŒ¿Í ºÍnÊ ¿Â ªÙA ”_ں߉ X Ê j6 _ÚØ ≈‰ _ÊŒ¿Í _ÍYAÏjªA ¡‰ _‰YiÊ CÚ B_‰Õ (1) O the Most Merciful of the Merciful O the Most Merciful of the Merciful O the Most Merciful of the Merciful. You are the best Assistant. safe us before the variety of doom and destruction overwhelm the earth and religion. RL 49 .≈ ‰ _ÊŒ¿Í YÍ AÏjªA ¡‰ _‰YiÊ CÚ B_‰Õ . cleanse us. give the Muslims a sense of ease. and the Most Strong and Most Firm. You have the most bountiful of Patience. B_‰ƒ_ÂJ_ÊnY‰ B_‰Õ ∫Ú A‰Ã_Ím B_‰ƒ_ÏIi‰ B_‰ƒ_Úª B_‰øÀ‰ (٤) ≈ÊŒ_ÍN_‰ø B_‰Õ – È Ã̄_Ú≥ B_‰ÕÀ‰ B_‰ƒ_Í̈ÙªA‰À › Ú _®ªÙA A‰g B_‰Õ (4) Whatever that falls upon us. ∫Ù A‰ie‰ œÊ __¯»ªÚḠ ∫Ù īÊeD_ÚØ ∫Ù A‰Ã_Ím ÃÊ _ÂUjÊ √‰ o ‰ _ÊŒªÚÀ‰ (٣) ≈_ÊÕeÍ À‰ B_‰Œ_Ê√e ¡Ô _®‰Õ ∫Ú›_‰»ªÙA‰À B_‰ƒ_Ú∞ªÙA Ω‰ _ÊJ≥Ú (3) We have no hope but to You and we recognized the One emcompassing all.Part II . O the One that fetters and the One that enriches. O Lord.

Invocation After Tahajjud . his companions and grant them peace. As many times as the number of His creations. and to attest (Allah) at the time of death.w. O Lord. indeed. so that I may grant him his request? (Is there anyone) who seeks My forgiveness. May Allah’s blessing be upon our master Mohammad. and all His Spiritual Blessings. the Blessed. so that I may respond to his invocation? (Is there anyone) who asks Me.a. 2. Glory to thy Lord. his families. and (Your) forgiveness at during (the Day of ) Reckoning. the Lord and Cherisher of the Worlds. and our destiny is for the heavens. “Our Lord. and all the beauty of His Throne and all His true sayings. so that I may forgive him?” ” (See the explanation of this hadith in Part I) --- Prayers from the Awliyah --- 1. narrated by Abu Hurayrah r.From Bukhari. the Generous One. and provide us with the foresight for the sake of Allah. and a healthy body. comes every night down on the nearest Heaven to us when the last third of the night remains. the Lord of Honour and Power! (He is free) from what they ascribe (to Him)! And Peace on the Messengers! And Praise to Allah. the Superior. 4. and (Your) pardon after death. and the blessings of this life. “(Is there anyone) who invokes Me. and repentance before death. and immunity from punishment. said. and expanse our wealth. saying. 3.a : Rasulullah s.Part II . we seek from You a higher the level of devoutness. RL 48 . Surah 37 Al Saffat Verses 180-182.

≈ÊÕfÍ ªÙA œÍØ —ı e‰ B‰Õk̄ π Ú ªÛDÚn Ê √‰ BÏ√Ḡ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .Part II .ÍPÃÊ ¿‰ ªÙA f‰ ƒÊßÍ —ı e‰ B‰»q‰ À‰ .ÍLB‰nZ Í ªÙA .٣ . fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Í › Úv‰ ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’B‰ßf ªA .Ê¡º̇‰mÀ‰ …Í JÍZ Êu ‰ À‰ …Í ªÍE‰À fÎ ¿Ï Z ‰ ø B‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ ”º‰ß r Û A ”º̇‰uÀ‰ . Using the Prophetic invocations or the examples of the earlier pious followers or the learned predecessors is recommended. Section Six Other (Poetic) Invocations One could end the night with any appropriate invocations in accordance to one’s individual intentions and situation.“σV ‰ ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ BÁJŒÊv Í √‰À‰ .٤ RL 47 .١ P Í ÃÊ ¿‰ ªÙA Ω‰ JÊ≥Ú “ı I‰ÃÊ M‰À‰ .j¿®Â ªÙA œÊ ØÍ “ı ∑Ú j‰ I‰À‰ .¡ÊÕj̄Ú∏ªÙA π Ú »¯ UÊ À‰ ”ÚªḠ j‰ §Ú ƒÏªA Bƒ‰≥Ù k iÊ A‰À .…Í NÍ¿‰ ºÍ∑Ú e‰ AÚfÍøÀ‰ …Í qÍ jÊ ß‰ “Ú √‰k̄‰À …Í n Í ∞Ù √‰ ’‰ Byī‰À …Í ¥Í ºÙ a‰ e‰ f‰ ߉ .î‰ ¿Í ªÚB‰®ªÙA L 6 i‰ …Í º̇ͪ f ¿Ê Z ‰ ªÙA‰À .¯∂kÊ j6 ªA œÍØ “ı ®‰ m‰ À‰ fÍ n ‰V‰ ªÙA œÍØ “ı Z ÏuÍ À‰ f‰ ƒÊßÍ AÁÃ∞٠߉ À‰ .ÍPÃÊ ¿‰ ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ —ı j‰ ∞Í ¨Ê ø‰ À‰ . \JvªA ΩJ≥ œªÀfiA ≈ø ’Bße .ÍLA‰h®‰ ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ BÁ√B‰øCÚÀ‰ .î ‰ ºÍm‰ jÊ ¿Â ªÙA ”ں߉ ¬Ë › Ú m‰ À‰ .∆ÃÛ∞v Í ‰Õ BϿ߉ —Í lÏ ®Í ªÙA L 6 i‰ π Ú I6i‰ ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm .٢ .

Surah 59 Al Hashr Verse 10 26. and leave not. Provide us with a perfect continuance in life towards You. our leader Muhammad and upon his progeny and companions and may peace be upon them. and our brethren who came before us into the Faith.” Surah 66 Al Tahrim Verse 8 27. and grant us Forgiveness: for You has power over all things. Your Messenger. in our hearts. Our Lord! You art indeed Full of Kindness.  O Most Generous Most Merciful (3)  RL 46 . Most Merciful”. “Our Lord! Forgive us.25. whether it is hidden or evidence in good health and peace with Your complete blessing. “O my Lord! Forgive me. my parents. “Our Lord! Perfect our Light for us. all who enter my house in Faith. O Allah bless Your Servant.Invocation After Tahajjud .Part II . rancour (or sense of injury) against those who have believed. and (all) believing men and believing women: Surah 71 Nuh Verse 28 28.

Part II .¯∆B‰¿ÊÕ‚¯ BÙ IÍ B‰√ÃÊ ¥Û J‰m‰ ≈‰ ÊÕhÍ ª̇A B‰ƒ√ÍA‰ÃaÊ H̄ͪÀ‰ B‰ƒªÚ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù A B‰ƒIÏi‰ .B‰√i‰ ÃÊ √ B‰ƒªÚ ¡Ê ¿Í MÊCÚ B‰ƒIÏi‰ .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í YÍ AÏjªA ¡‰ Y‰ iÊ CÚ B‰Õ } RL 45 .٢٨ AÁj«Í BÚ£ … ªÚ “Í ®‰ I‰B‰N¿Â ªÙA æ‰ B‰¿∑Ú B‰ƒ≥Ù k iÊ A‰À .ÚπNÍ¿‰ YÊ j‰ IÍ “Î ø‰ › Ú m‰ À‰ “Î Œ‰ØÍB‰ß œÊ ØÍ BÁƒmÍ B‰IÀ‰ { (٣) .PÍ B‰ƒøÍ ¤Ê ¿Â ªÙA‰À ≈‰ ŒÊƒÍøÍ ¤Ê ¿Â ºÙ ªÍÀ‰ ”ں߉ À‰ fÎ ¿Ï Z ‰ ø B‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ π Ú ªÍÃÊ m i‰ À‰ ∫Ú fÍ JÊ߉ ”ں߉ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªA Ω6 u ‰ À‰ .AÊÃÂø‰ E ≈‰ ÊÕhÍ º̇ͪ › ˙ ´Í B‰ƒIÍÃÊ ºÛ≥Û œÊ ØÍ ΩÊ ®‰ V Ê M‰ .‹Ú À‰ .٢٥ ≤ Ë ÀÊ ’ i‰ π Ú √ÏḠ B‰ƒI6i‰ .٢٦ BÁƒøÍ ¤Ê ø œÊ NÍŒÊI‰ Ω‰ a‰ e‰ ≈Ê ¿‰ ªÍÀ‰ – Ï f‰ ªÍA‰ÃªÍÀ‰ ÊœªÍ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù A L 6 i‰ .fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Í › Úv‰ ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’ B‰ßf ªA .¡Ë ŒÊYÍ i‰ jË ÊÕfÍ ≥Ú ’Î œÊ q‰ Ω6 ∑Û ”ں߉ π Ú √ÏḠ B‰ƒªÚ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù A‰À .¡Ê º˛m‰ À‰ …Í JÍZ Êu ‰ À‰ …Í ªÍE .٢٧ .

" Surah 40 Gafir Verse 7-9 24. "And preserve them from (all) ills. in Mercy and Knowledge.20. on them wilt Thou have bestowed Mercy indeed: and that will be truly (for them) the highest Achievement. and that I may work righteousness such as You may approve. “O my Lord! truly am I in (desperate) need of any good that You do send me!” Surah 28 Al Qasas Verse 24 23. and that I may work the righteousness that will please You: and admit me. and be gracious to me in my issue. the Exalted in Might. "Our Lord! Thy Reach is over all things. by Your Grace. “O my Lord! grant me that I may be grateful for Your favour which You has bestowed upon me.” Surah 27 Al Naml Verse 19 22. and upon both my parents. The Day whereon neither wealth nor sons will avail”. and preserve them from the Penalty of the Blazing Fire! "And grant. and their posterity! for Thou art (He).Invocation After Tahajjud . which Thou hast promised to them. Surah 26 Al Shu`ara’ Verses 83-89 21.Part II . and follow thy Path. to the ranks of Your righteous Servants. “And let me not be in disgrace on the Day when (men) will be raised up. Forgive. those who turn in Repentance. and any whom Thou dost preserve from ills that Day. Truly have I turned to You and truly do I bow (to You) in Islam. their wives. “O my Lord! so order me that I may be grateful for You favours. “But only he (will prosper) that brings to Allah a sound heart”. Full of Wisdom. our Lord! that they enter the Gardens of Eternity.” Surah 46 Al Ahqaf Verse 15 RL 44 . and to the righteous among their fathers. then. which You has bestowed on me and on my parents.

Ï–f‰ _ͪA‰À .٢٣ ¡Ê »Â ºÙ aÍ eÊ CÚÀ‰ B‰ƒIÏi‰ .∆‰ ÃÊ ƒÂI‰ ‹Ú À‰ æË B‰ø ©Â ∞Ú ƒÊ‰Õ ‹Ú ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ . B‰yjÊ M‰ BÁZªÍB‰u Ω‰ ¿‰ ßÊ CÚ ∆Ê CÚÀ‰ .ÊœNÍÏÕi6 g RL 43 .WÌ »‰ NϪA —Í › Úv‰ ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’ B‰ßf ªA .≈‰ ŒÊZ Í ªÍBÏvªA ∫Ú eÍ B‰JßÍ œÊ ØÍ .∆‰ ÃÊ R®‰ JÊÂÕ ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ œÊ √Íl̄ÊbM ‹Ú À‰ .٢٢ AÃÂIB‰M ≈‰ ÕÍhº̇ͪ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù BÚØ BÁ¿ºÙ ßÍ À‰ “ı ¿‰ YÊ i‰ ’Î œÊ q‰ ΩÏ ∑Û O ‰ ®Ê mÍ À‰ B‰ƒIÏi‰ . B‰yjÊ M‰ BÁZªÍB‰u Ω‰ ¿‰ ßÊ CÚ ∆Ï CÚÀ‰ .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ¿Â ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ œÊ √6ḠÀ‰ π Ú ŒÊªÚḠ O JÊM œÊ √6Ḡ .Ï–fÍ ªÍA‰À .¡˘ ŒÊºÍm‰ KÎ ºÙ ¥Ú IÍ rÚ A ”‰MCÚ ≈Ê ø‰ ”ں߉ À‰ œÏ ºÚ߉ O ‰ ¿Ê ®‰ √ÊCÚ œÊ Nͪ̇A π Ú N‰¿‰ ®Ê √Í j‰ ∏Û qÊ CÚ ∆Ê CÚ œÊ ƒÍßÊ k̄ÊÀCÚ L 6 i‰ .¡¯ ŒÍZV ‰ ªÙA L ‰ A‰h߉ ¡Ê »¯ ≥ÍÀ‰ π Ú ºÚŒÍJm‰ AîJ‰MÏA‰À ¡Ê »¯ ÷ÍB‰IE ≈Ê øÍ \‰ ºÚu ‰ ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ ¡Â»M‰fÊ ß‰ À‰ œÍNª̇A ˘∆fÊ ß‰ P Í BσU‰ ¡Ê »¯ ≥ÍÀ‰ .¡Â ŒÍ∏Z ‰ ªÙA l Õl̄‰®ªÙA O ‰ √ÊCÚ π Ú √ÏḠ ¡Ê »¯ MÍBÏÕi6 g À‰ ¡Ê »¯ UÍ A‰ÀkÊ CÚÀ‰ πÚ ªÍg‰ À‰ … N‰¿Ê YÍ i‰ fÊ ¥Ú ØÚ hÎ ◊Íø‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ P Í B‰◊Œ6nÏ ªA œÍ¥M‰ ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ P Í B‰◊Œ6n Ï ªA .٢٤ œÊ ØÍ œÊ ªÍ \Ê ºÍu Ê CÚÀ‰ .Part II .jË ŒÊ¥Í ØÚ j̆ÊŒa‰ ≈Ê ø‰ œÏ ªÚḠ O ‰ ªÙl‰ √ÊCÚ B‰¿ªÍ œÊ √6Ḡ L 6 i‰ .٢١ πÚ NÍ¿‰ YÊ j‰ IÍ œÊ ƒÍºÙ aÍ eÊ CÚÀ‰ .¡Â ŒÍ§®‰ ªÙA k ÃÊ ∞Ú ªÙA É «Â ”ں߉ À‰ œÏ ºÚ߉ O ‰ ¿Ê ®‰ √ÊCÚ œÊ Nͪ̇A π Ú N‰¿‰ ®Ê √Í j‰ ∏Û ÊqCÚ ∆Ê CÚ œÊ ƒÍßÊ k̄ÊÀCÚ L 6 i‰ .‹˙ Ḡ .٢٢ .

2 “O my Lord! expand me my breast. “O my Lord! You has indeed bestowed on me some power.Part II . and likewise my exit by the Gate of Truth and Honour. on the Day that the Reckoning will be established!” Surah 14 Ibrahim Verses 40 . Take You my soul (at death) as one submitting to Your Will (as a Muslim). “Our Lord! bestow on us mercy from Thyself. Surah 26 Al Shu`ara’ Verses 83-85 RL 42 . and dispose of our affair for us in the right way!” Surah 18 Al Kahf Verse 10 17.” Surah 25 Al Furqan Verse 74 19. {“Forgive my father. “Grant me honourable mention on the tongue of truth among the latest (generations)”.” Surah 12 Yusuf Verse 101 15.” Surah 17 Al ‘Isra Verse 80 17. O You creator of the heavens and the earth! You are my Protector in this world and in the Hereafter. “Make me one of the inheritors of the Garden of Bliss”.3 “There is no god but You: glory to You: I was indeed wrong!” Surah 21 Al Anbiya Verse 87 18. and give us (the grace) to lead the righteous. “O my Lord! make me one who establishes regular Prayer.Invocation After Tahajjud .” Surah 20 Ta Ha Verse 25 and 26 17. Ease my task for me. “Our Lord! grant unto us wives and offspring who will be the comfort of our eyes.” “O our Lord! cover (us) with Your Forgiveness. and grant me from Your Presence an authority to aid (me). and also (raise such) among my offspring O our Lord! And accept You my Prayer. “O my Lord! bestow wisdom on me. and (all) Believers.14. “O my Lord! let my entry be by the Gate of Truth and Honour. and taught me something of the interpretation of dreams and events. my parents. and unite me with the righteous. and join me with the righteous”. for that he is among those astray”}.41 16. me.1.

ÍπºÙ ¿Â ªÙA ≈‰ _øÍ œÊ ƒÍN‰ŒÊM‰E fÊ ≥Ú L 6 i‰ .١٧ .BÁ¿ºÍn Ê ø œÊ ƒÍØ̇‰Ã‰M .¯~iÊ fiÚ A‰À P Í A‰ÀB‰¿n Ï ªA j‰ mÍ BÚØ .١٦ .BÁøB‰øḠ î‰ ¥Í NÏ¿Â ºÙ ªÍ œÊ ªÍ ΩÊ ®‰ UÊ A‰À .≈‰ ŒÊZ Í ªÍBÏvªBÍI œÊ ƒÍ¥Ù Z Í ªÙCÚÀ‰ .١٨ .‰O√ÊÚC ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú B‰ƒºÙ ®‰ UÊ A‰À ≈˘ ŒÂßÊ CÚ —Ú jÏ ≥Û B‰ƒMÍBÏÕi6 g À‰ B‰ƒUÍ A‰ÀkÊ CÚ ≈Ê øÍ B‰ƒªÚ KÊ «‰ B‰ƒIÏi‰ .¡¯ ŒÊ®Í ƒ‰ªÙA “Í ƒÏU‰ “Í Q‰i‰ À‰ ≈Ê øÍ œÊ ƒÍºÙ ®‰ UÊ A‰À ≈‰ ÊÕj̄Ía‡A œÊ ØÍ ∂˘ fÊ u Í ∆‰ B‰nªÍ {.≈‰ ŒÊZ Í ªÍB‰vªÙBÍI œÊ ƒÍ¥Ù Z Í ªÙCÚÀ‰ BÁ¿∏Ù Y œÊ ªÍ KÊ «‰ 6Li‰ .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ªÍB˙§ªA ≈‰ øÍ O  ƒÊ∑Û œÊ √6Ḡ π Ú √‰B‰ZJÊm . fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Í › Úv‰ ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’ B‰ßf ªA .– Ê j̄ÊøCÚ œÊ ªÍ jÊ n 6 ‰ÕÀ‰ .AÁfq‰ i‰ B‰√j̄ÊøCÚ ≈Ê øÍ B‰ƒªÚ ÿÊ Œ6«‰ À‰ .L B‰nZ Í ªÙA ¬Â ÃÊ ¥Û ‰Õ ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ ≈‰ ŒÊƒÍøÍ ¤Ê ¿Â ºÙ ªÍÀ‰ –Ï fÍ ÍªA‰ÃªÍÀ‰ œÊ ªÍ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù A B‰ƒIÏi‰ .˘∂fÊ u Í Ω‰ a‰ fÊ ø ʜƒÍºÙ aÍ eÊ CÚ L 6 i‰ .AÁjŒÊv Í √‰ BÁ√BÚÒºÙ m π Ú √Êf ªÚ ≈Ê øÍ œÊ ªÍ ΩÊ ®‰ UÊ A‰À .ÍSÊÕeÍ B‰YfiÚ A .Í—j‰ aÍ ‡A‰À B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA .– Ê īÊfu ‰ œÊ ªÍ ` Ê j‰ qÊ A L 6 i‰ .Ω̄ÊÕÀ̄ÙDM‰ ≈Ê øÍ œÊ ƒÍN‰¿Ê º̇‰ßÀ‰ .١٤ œÍØ œ6 ªÍÀ‰ O ‰ √ÊCÚ .١٩ .˘∂fÊ u Í X ‰ j‰ b Ê ø œÊ ƒÍUÊ j̄ÊaCÚÀ‰ .ı“¿‰ YÊ i‰ π Ú Ê√f ªÚ ≈Ê øÍ B‰ƒMÍE B‰ƒIÏi‰ .١٥ .Part II .’Í B‰ße ΩÊ JÏ¥Ú M‰À‰ B‰ƒIÏi‰ œÊ NÍÏÕi6 g ≈Ê øÍ À‰ —Í › Úv Ï ªA ¡‰ ŒÊ¥Í ø œÊ ƒÍºÙ ®‰ UÊ A L6 i‰ .≈‰ ŒÊªÍBÏzªA ≈‰ øÍ ∆‰ BÚ∑ … √ÏḠ œÊ IÍDÚªÍ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù A‰À} RL 41 .

” Surah 10 Yunus Verses 85 . “O my Lord! forgive me and my brother! admit us to Your mercy! for You art the Most Merciful of those who show mercy!” Surah 7 Al A’raf Verse 151 13. “Our Lord! forgive us our sins and anything we may have done that transgressed our duty: establish our feet firmly.6.86 RL 40 .” Surah 3 Ala Imran Verse 147 9.” Surah 3 Ala Imran Verse 16 7.” Surah 3 Ala Imran Verse 53 8. “Our Lord! forgive us our sins. then write us down among those who bear witness. and help us against those that resist Faith. for Thou never breakest Thy promise. “Our Lord! make us not a trial for those who practise oppression.” Surah 3 Al Imran Verse 193 “Our Lord! Grant us what Thou didst promise unto us through Thy Messengers. and save us from shame on the Day of Judgment. and take to Thyself our souls in the company of the righteous.Part II . blot out from us our iniquities. and save us from the agony of the Fire. then. our sins.” Surah 7 Al A’raf Verse 23 11. “Our Lord! pour out on us patience and constancy.” “And deliver us by Your Mercy from those who reject (You). and take our souls unto Thee as Muslims (who bow to Thy Will)!” Surah 7 Al A’raf Verse 126 12.” Surah 3 Al Imran Verse 194 10. we shall certainly be lost. and we follow the Messenger.Invocation After Tahajjud . “Our Lord! we have indeed believed: forgive us. “Our Lord! we believe in what You has revealed. Our Lord! we have wronged our own souls: if You forgive us not and bestow not upon us Your Mercy.

īBσªA L ‰ A‰h߉ B‰ƒ≥ÍÀ‰ B‰ƒI‰ÃÊ √Âg B‰ƒªÚ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù BÚØ Bσø‰ E B‰ƒ√ÏḠ B‰ƒIÏi‰ .ÊœaÍ DÚªÍÀ‰ œÊ ªÍ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù A L 6 i‰ .e‰ B‰®ŒÍ¿ªÙA ±  ºÍb Ê M ‹Ú π Ú √ÏḠ “Í ø‰ B‰Œ¥Í ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ ≈Ï √‰ÃÊ ∏Û ƒ‰ªÚ B‰ƒ¿Ê Y‰ jÊ M‰À‰ B‰ƒªÚ jÊ ∞Í ¨Ê M‰ ¡Ê Úª ∆Ê ḠÀ‰ B‰ƒn ‰ ∞Û √ÊCÚ B‰ƒ¿Ê ºÚ£Ú B‰ƒIÏi‰ . .١٠ .١٢ .≈‰ ÊÕfÍ «Í BÏrªA B_ƒ‰ø‰ A‰f≥Ù CÚ O Ê J6Q‰À‰ B_√‰j̄ÊøCÚ œÍØ B‰ƒØÚA‰jmÊ ḠÀ‰ B‰ƒI‰ÃÂ√g B‰ƒªÚ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù A B‰ƒIÏi‰ .≈‰ ÊÕj̄ÍmB‰bªÙA .٩ ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ B‰√l̄ÊbM ‹Ú À‰ π Ú ºÍm i ”ں߉ B‰ƒM‰fÊ ß‰ À‰ B‰ø B‰ƒMÍE‰À B‰ƒIÏi‰ .≈‰ ÊÕj̄ÍØBÚ∏ªÙA ¬¯ ÃÊ ¥Ú ªÙA RL 39 .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í YÍ AÏjªA ¡Â Y‰ iÊ CÚ ≈‰ øÍ π Ú NÍ¿‰ YÊ j‰ IÍ B‰ƒV 6 √‰À‰ .Part II .١١ O ‰ √ÊCÚÀ‰ π Ú NÍ¿‰ YÊ i‰ œÊ ØÍ B‰ƒºÙ aÍ eÊ CÚÀ‰ .īA‰jIÊfiÚ A .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ø B‰ƒØ̇‰ÃM‰À‰ AÁjJÊu ‰ B‰ƒŒÊºÚ߉ Æ Ê j̄ÙØC B‰ƒIÏi‰ .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ªÍB˙§ªA ¬¯ ÃÊ ¥Ú ºÙ ªÍ “ı ƒ‰NÊØÍ B‰ƒºÙ ®‰ V Ê M‰ ‹Ú B‰ƒIÏi‰ .٦ ©‰ ø‰ B__ƒ‰JÊNÂ∑Ù BÚØ æ‰ ÃÊ _m jÏ _ªA B_ƒ‰®Ê J‰MÏA‰À O ‰ _ªÙl‰ _√ÊCÚ B_¿‰ IÍ B_ƒÏø‰ E B_ƒ‰IÏi‰ .≈‰ Õj̄ÍØBÚ∏ªÙA ¬¯ ÃÊ ¥Ú ªÙA ”ں߉ B‰√jÊ v  √ÊA‰À ©‰ ø‰ B‰ƒØ̇‰ÃM‰À‰ B‰ƒMÍB‰◊Œ6m‰ Bσ߉ jÊ ∞˛ ∑Ú À‰ B‰ƒI‰ÃÂ√g B‰ƒªÚ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù BÚØ B‰ƒIÏi‰ .٨ . fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Í › Úv‰ ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’ B‰ßf ªA .٧ .١٣ .

“Our Lord! Give us good in this world and good in the Hereafter. and defend us from the torment of the Fire!” Surah Al Baqarah Verse 201 3. for indeed You are the Oft-Returning. Have mercy on us. but grant us mercy from Your own Presence. our Lord! Lay not on us a burden like that which You did lay on those before us. “Our Lord! (they say). --- Invocations From The Quran --- 1.” Surah 3 Al Imran Verse 8 RL 38 . and grant us forgiveness. You art our Protector. “Our Lord! Pour out constancy on us and make our steps firm: help us against those that reject faith.” Surah 2 Al Baqarah Verse 286 5. “Our Lord! Condemn us not if we forget or fall into error.Invocation After Tahajjud . for You are the Grantor of bounties without measure.” Surah 2 Al Baqarah Verse 250 4. and turn unto us (in Mercy). let not our hearts deviate now after You has guided us.” “Our Lord! Make of us Muslims bowing to Your (Will). (O Lord!) “Our Lord! Accept (this service) from us: for You art the All-Hearing.Part II . Blot out our sins. and of our progeny a people Muslim. bowing to Your (Will). our Lord! lay not on us a burden greater than we have strength to bear. Most Merciful. help us against those who stand against Faith.” Surah 2 Al Baqarah Verse 127 & 128 2. the All-Knowing. and show us our places for the celebration of (due) rites.

Part II .B‰√DÙ ÒÚ aÊ CÚ ÀÊ CÚ B‰ƒŒÊn Í √‰ ∆Ê Ḡ B‰√hÊ aÍ A‰¤M ‹Ú B‰ƒIÏi‰ .Í…IÍ B‰ƒªÚ “Ú ≥ÚBÚm ‹Ú B‰ø B‰ƒºÙ ¿6 Z ‰ M .B_‰ƒN‰ÊÕf‰ «‰ gÊ Ḡ f‰ ®Ê I‰ B‰ƒI‰ÃÊ ºÛ≥Û Æ Ê l̄ÂM ‹Ú B‰ƒIÏi‰ .٢ .īBσªA ¬¯ ÃÊ ¥Ú ªÙA ”ں߉ B‰√jÊ v  √ÊA‰À .≈‰ ÊÕj̄ÍØBÚ∏ªÙA ΩÊ ¿Í Z Ê M‰ ‹Ú À‰ B‰ƒIÏi‰ .¡Â ŒÊYÍ jÏ ªA L  AÏÃNϪA O ‰ √ÊCÚ π Ú √ÏḠ B‰ƒŒÊºÚ߉ KÊ MÂÀ‰ B‰ƒ∏Ú mÍ B‰ƒø‰ B‰√īÚCÀ‰ L ‰ Ah‰ ߉ B‰ƒ≥ÍÀ‰ “ı ƒ‰n ‰ Y‰ —Í j‰ aÍ ‡A œÍØÀ̄ “ı ƒ‰n ‰ Y‰ B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA œÍØ B‰ƒMÍE B‰ƒIÏi‰ .L  B‰«Ã‰ ªÙA O ‰ √ÊCÚ πÚ √ÏḠ “ı ¿‰ YÊ i‰ RL 37 .B‰ƒø‰ A‰f≥Ù CÚ O Ê J6Q‰‰À AÁjJÊu‰ B‰ƒŒÊºÚ߉ Æ Ê j̄ÙØCÚ B‰ƒIÏi‰ . fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Í › Úv‰ ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’ B‰ßf ªA .٤ ‹Ú À‰ B‰ƒIÏi‰ . Section Five ∆EjÛ¥ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA .≈‰ ÊÕj̄ÍØBÚ∏ªÙA ¬¯ ÃÊ ¥Ú ªÙA ”ں߉ B‰√jÊ v  √ÊBÚØ .٥ .B‰ƒºÍJÊ≥Ú ≈Ê øÍ ≈‰ ÊÕhÍ ª̇A ”ں߉ … N‰ºÙ ¿‰ Y‰ B‰¿∑Ú AÁju Ê Ḡ B‰ƒŒÊºÚ߉ B‰ƒ¿Ê Y‰ iÊ A‰À B‰ƒªÚ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù A‰À Bσ߉ ±  ßÊ A‰À .٣ .١ π Ú ªÚ “ı ¿‰ ºÍn Ê ø “ı øÏ CÛ B‰ƒNÍÏÕi6 g ≈Ê øÍ À‰ .B‰√‹Ú ÊÃø‰ O ‰ √ÊCÚ π Ú √Êf ªÚ ≈Ê øÍ B‰ƒªÚ K Ê «‰ À‰ .¡Â ŒÊºÍ®‰ ªÙA ©Â ŒÊ¿Í n Ï ªA O ‰ √ÊCÚ π Ú √ÏḠ BσøÍ ΩÏJ¥Ú M‰ B‰ƒIÏi‰  ¡Ï »Â º̇ªA  .ÚπªÚ ≈¯ ŒÊ¿‰ ºÍnÊ ø Bƒ‰ºÚ®‰ UÊ A‰À B_‰ƒIÏi‰ .

and them. 7. we seek from You that we. and of the good things that were asked of You by Your Servant and Prophet. and by the virtuous pious servants. the life on earth and the life to come. for You are the Director (of Events) and everything is communicated back to You. and the virtuous pious servants sought protection from.6. and all Muslims shall forever be Muslims until the Day of Reckoning. encompass and comprehend it with Your science in devoutness. Muhammad. Muhammad. all the good things. whether sooner or later. O Lord. the life on earth and the life to come. O Possessor of the devoutness. may Allah's blessing be upon him and his family. whether sooner or later. and peace be upon them. and we seek Your protection from whatever protection Your Servant and Prophet. the life on earth and the life to come. and (O Lord) remove and elevate from us and them all evils and troubles. RL 36 . O Lord.Part II . and peace be upon them. there is no might nor power other than Allah. embark upon us.Invocation After Reading The Names of Allah . whether hidden or evidence. encompass and comprehend it with Your science in devoutness. our love ones. whether hidden or evidence. in every moment of eternity. may Allah's blessing be upon him and his family. indeed.

r Í BÍI j̆Í«BÚ£ Ω̄ÍUE‰À Ω̆ÍUB‰ß j̆ÊŒa‰ ΩÏ ∑Û ¡Ê »Â ªÚÀ‰ B‰ƒªÚ K Ê «‰ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .ÂÆ› Ú J‰ªÙA π Ú ŒÊºÚ߉ À‰ ∆ B‰®N‰n Ê ¿Â ªÙA O ‰ √ÊCÚÀ‰ .٧ .Í—j‰ aÍ ‡A‰À RL 35 .‰∆ÃÂZªÍBÏvªA ∫Ú e B‰JßÍ À‰ ¡‰ º̇‰mÀ‰ …Í ªÍE‰À …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ r Û A ”º̇‰u fË ¿Ï Z ‰ ø ‹˙ Ḡ —Ú ÃÏ ≥Û ‹Ú À‰ æ‰ ÃÊ Y‰ ‹Ú À‰ .—Í j‰ aÍ ‡A‰À B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA‰À ≈¯ ÊÕf6 ªA π Ú ªÍB‰ø B‰Õ . ”‰ƒn ÊZ ªÙA r Í A ’Í B‰¿mÊ fiÚ A f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA .Part II .¬¯ ÃÊ ‰Õ ”ÚªḠ ≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ¿Â ºÙ ªÍÀ‰ AÁfI‰CÚ B‰ƒIÍB‰JYÊ DÚªÍÀ‰ B‰ƒªÚ π Ú ªÛDÚn Ê √‰ BÏ√Ḡ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .Í—j‰ aÍ ‡A‰À B‰Œ√Êf ªÙA‰À ≈¯ ÊÕf6 ªA œÍØ π Ú ¿Â ºÙ ßÍ …Í ÍI ¢ Ú B‰YCÚ ≈˘ mÍ B‰IÀ‰ Ω̆ÍUE‰À Ω̆ÍUB‰ß ’Î ÃÂm ΩÏ ∑Û ¡Ê »Â ƒÊ߉ À‰ Bσ߉ ©Ê ØÚiÊ A‰À ≤ Ê j̄ÊuAÍÀ‰ B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA‰À ≈¯ ÊÕf6 ªA œÍØ π Ú ¿Â ºÙ ßÍ …Í IÍ ¢ Ú B‰YCÚ ≈˘ ÍmB‰IÀ‰ j̆Í«BÚ£ .‰∆ÃÊ Z  ªÍBÏvªA .٦ ∫Ú f JÊ߉ … ƒÊøÍ π Ú ªÚDÚm‰ B‰ø j̄ÊŒa‰ ≈Ê øÍ AÁfI‰CÚ “Î §Ú Z Ê ªÚ Ω6 ∑Û œÊ ØÍ ≈¯ ÊÕf6 ªA ∫Ú e B‰JßÍ À‰ ¡‰ º̇‰mÀ‰ …Í ªÍE‰À …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ r Û A ”º̇‰u fË ¿Ï Z ‰ ø π Ú ŒÌJÍ√‰À‰ π Ú ŒÌJÍ√‰À‰ ∫Ú f JÊ߉ … ƒÊøÍ ∫Ú g‰ B‰®N‰mÊ A BÏ¿øÍ π Ú IÍ g ÃÊ ®Â √‰À‰ .

O Lord. the piety. O the One who is compassionate to the needy. and from all evils. the virtue.4. sorcery and from being single out. and gather them together for us for the good of the realm and devoutness.Beautiful Names of Allah . bestow blessings upon our Leader Muhammad. and O the One that Hear the Whisper. and endow us with it what (You) endowment to those (You) dearly loved. and the One dressed up the bones and muscles after death. O the One that Antecedent Space. O the Most Merciful of the Merciful dispatch and bestow upon us Your mercy that will help make us be bless on this earth and in the hereafter. and provide provisions for whosoever in need for those matters in which we are not satisfy. the good health. and ordain upon us all our wishes in both of these worlds and to all the Muslims. O the First before the Beginning.Part II . the right desires and guidance. the contentment and the certainty. and his family. and bestow us with it the perfect knowledge and understanding. O the One who is Mighty and Steadfast. 5. misdeeds. with absolute safety and security from enchantments and ordeals. faults. and all those who are in critical situation escape it. and O the Last after the Ending. the wealth. RL 34 . the success. make and provide us and all the grieving Muslims with happiness. inadvertence. injuries. and let peace be upon them. agony.

œ‰ mÍ BÚ∑ B‰ÕÀ‰ ,ÍPÃÊ v Ì ªA ©‰ øÍ B‰m B‰ÕÀ‰ ,PÊÃ∞Û ªÙA µ‰ IÍB‰m B‰Õ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªA .٤
B‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ ”ں߉ Ω6 u
‰ ,PÊÿ‰ ªÙA f‰ ®Ê I‰ B‰«j‰ r Í ƒÊø À‰ BÁ¿Z Ê ªÚ ¬¯ BÚ§®Í ªÙA
¡ˇ «‰ Ω6 ∑Û ≈Ê øÍ ≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ¿Â ºÙ ªÍÀ‰ B‰ƒªÚ ΩÊ ®‰ U‰ A‰À ¡Ê º˛m‰ À‰ …Í ªÍE‰À fÎ ¿Ï Z
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≈ÊŒNÍ¿‰ ªÙA —Í ÃÏ ¥Û ªÙA A‰g B‰ÕÀ‰ ≈‰ ÊÕj̄Ía‡A j‰ aÍ E B‰ÕÀ‰ ,≈‰ ŒÊªÍÀÏ fiÚ A æ‰ ÀÏ CÚ B‰Õ .٥
B‰ƒªÚ lÊ V Í √ÊCÚ ,≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í YÍ AÏjªA ¡‰ Y‰ iÊ CÚ B‰ÕÀ‰ ≈¯ ŒÊ∑Í B‰n¿‰ ªÙA ¡‰ YÍ A‰i B‰ÕÀ‰
œÊ z Í ¥Ù M‰À‰ —Í j‰ aÍ ‡A‰À B‰Œ√ÍfÌ ªA œÍØ B‰»IÍ fÊ ®‰ n Ê √‰ ∫Ú fÍ ƒÊßÍ ≈Ê øÍ “ı ¿‰ YÊ i‰
… N‰JÊ«‰ À‰ Bø‰ B‰»IÍ B‰ƒªÚ K  »¯ M‰À‰ ,‰≈ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ¿Â ºÙ ªÍÀ‰ B‰¿»¯ ŒÊØÍ “ı U‰ B‰Y B‰ƒªÚ
‘‰f»Â ªÙA‰À “Í JÏZ ‰ ¿‰ ªÙA‰À “Í ØÚj̄Ê®¿‰ ªÙA æ‰ B‰¿∑Ú B‰»IÍ B‰ƒ≥Ûk jÊ M‰À‰ ≈‰ ŒÊIÍÃÊ JÂZ
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©‰ ø‰ ,¯≈ÊÕf6 ªA‰À B‰Œ√ÊfÌ ªA P Í A‰jŒÊa‰ ≈‰ ŒÊI‰ B‰»IÍ B‰ƒªÚ ©Â ¿‰ V Ê M‰À‰ ,≈ÊŒ¥Í Œ‰ªA‰À
“Î ºÚ∞Ù ´Ú À‰ ǰ‰q Ω6 ∑Û ≈Ê øÍ À‰ ≈‰Z¿Í ªÙA‰À ≈‰N∞Í ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ “Í ø‰ › ÚnÏ ªA ǣB‰¿∑Ú
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RL 33 - Part II - ”‰ƒn
ÊZÂ ªÙA r
Í A ’Í B‰¿mÊ fiÚ A f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA

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Doa After Reciting The Beautiful Names of Allah
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1. Let there be a perpetual blessings and peace in every instant and
forever as many as the signs of Your existence upon our leader
Muhammad and his family members, and (O Lord) show mercy
upon us and all Muslims, (O Lord) safe guard us and all
Muslims, (O Lord) assist us and all Muslims, (O Lord) comfort
us and all Muslims, (O Lord) hurry and wipe out the enemies of
the piety and godliness, and (O Lord) grant us and our love ones,
in this instant, and at all times, always and forever, what (You)
bestowed upon Your obedient servants in every moment always
and forever in good and the best of health in the two worlds (the
current world and the hereafter).

2. And open for us the apertures to the knowledgeable, enrich us
with what You Permit [Halal] instead of what you forbidden
[Haram], and (make us) obedient to You and not commit sin
[maksiat] towards You, over and above whereof nothing more
we ask for than this. And show and guide us the way to good
deeds and character, and no one knows better than You. And
remove from those deeds anything sinful, for no one can remove
it but You.

3. O Lord, cherish us with Your complete forgiveness, and grant us
good health, and security in our religious duties, worldly affairs,
family, properties and wealth. O Lord, hide all our faults and
shield our negative desires and feelings. And spare us all the
grossness of the ignoble insanity, always endow us with the love
and happiness of the two homes.
RL 32 - Part II - Beautiful Names of Allah

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Í A ’Í B‰¿mÊ fiÚ A f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA
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B‰ƒ§Ù ∞Ú YÊ A‰À ,‰≈ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ¿Â ªÙA‰À B‰ƒ¿Ê Y‰ iÊ A‰À ,Í…ªÍE‰À fÎ ¿Ê Z ‰ ø B‰√fÍ ŒÊm‰
,‰≈ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ¿Â ªÙA‰À Bσ߉ X Ê j6 ØÚÀ‰ ≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn
Ê ¿Â ªÙA‰À B‰√jÊ v  √ÊA‰À ≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ¿Â ªÙA‰À
 Í hÍ «‰ œÊ ØÍ B‰ƒIÍB‰JYÊ DÚªÍÀ‰ B‰ƒªÚ K Ê «‰ À‰ ≈¯ ÊÕf6 ªA ’Í A‰fßÊ CÚ ∫Í › Ú «Ê H̄ÍI ΩÊ V6 ߉ À‰
≈‰ ŒÊZ Í ªÍBÏvªA ∫Ú eÍ B‰J®Í ªÍ … N‰JÊ«‰ À‰ B‰ø AÁfI‰CÚ ˘≈ŒÊYÍ Ω6 ∑Û œÊ ØÍÀ‰ “Í ß‰ BÏnªA
.≈¯ ÊÕi‰ AfÏ ªA œÍØ “Í øÏ BÏNªA “Í Œ‰ØÍB‰®ªÙA ©‰ ø‰ AÁfI‰CÚ ≈˘ ŒÊYÍ Ω6 ∑Û œÊ ØÍ
πÚ øÍ A‰jY‰ ≈Ê ß‰ π Ú ªÍ› ÚZ ‰ IÍ B‰ƒƒÍ´Ù CÚÀ‰ ,‰≈ŒÊØÍīB‰®ªÙA ` ‰ ÃÊ NÂØÛ B‰ƒŒÊºÚ߉ \Ê N‰ØÙ A‰À .٢
B‰√fÍ «Ê A‰À ,Ú∫A‰ÃmÍ ≈Ê ¿Ï ߉ π Ú ºÍzÊ ∞Ú IÍÀ‰ ,ÚπNÍŒ‰v Í Ê®ø‰ ≈Ê ß‰ π Ú NÍ߉ BÚÒIÍÀ‰
,‰O√ÊCÚ ‹˙ Ḡ B‰»ƒÍn ‰ YÊ DÚªÍ –Ê fÍ »Ê ‰Õ ‹Ú ∂ ¯› Ú aÊ fiÚ A‰À ǣB‰¿ßÊ fiÚ A ≈¯ n ‰ YÊ DÚªÍ
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‰ √ÊCÚ ‹˙ Ḡ B‰»◊‰Œ6m‰ Bσ߉ ≤  j̄Êv‰Õ ‹Ú B‰»◊‰Œ6m‰ Bσ߉ ≤ Ê j̄ÊuA‰À
“Í ¿‰ ÷ÍAÏfªA —Í BÚØB‰®¿Â ªÙA‰À “Í Œ‰ØÍB‰®ªÙA‰À Ã̄Ù∞®‰ ÙªA æ‰Í B‰¿∑Ú π Ú ªÛDÚn Ê √‰ BÏ√Ḡ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .٣
,B‰ƒMÍA‰iÃÊ ß‰ jÊ NÂmÊ CÚ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªA .B‰ƒªÍA‰ÃøÊ CÚÀ‰ B‰ƒŒÊºÍ«Ê CÚÀ‰ B‰√B‰Œ√Êe À‰ B‰ƒƒÍÊÕeÍ œÊ ØÍ
B‰ƒ≥Ù k iÊ A‰À ,Í“ƒÏV ‰ ªÙA ∆‰ ÀÊ e æ̆Êë‰ ΩÏ ∑Û B‰ƒ∞Í ∑Ù AÚÀ‰ .B‰ƒMÍB‰ßÀÊ i‰ ≈Ê øÍ EÀ‰
.≈¯ ÊÕi‰ AÏfªA —Ú e‰ B‰®m‰ AÁfI‰CÚ B‰ƒI‰B‰JYÊ CÚÀ‰
RL 31 - Part II - ”‰ƒn
ÊZÂ ªÙA r
Í A ’Í B‰¿mÊ fiÚ A f‰ ®Ê I‰ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA

O the Powerful. O the Most Exalted. O the Expediter. O the Gatherer. O the All-Embracing. O the Source of All Goodness. O the Responsive. (56) O the Praiseworthy One. O the Self-Subsisting. O the Most Great. O the Resurrector. O the Supreme Inheritor. O the Avenger. O the One. O the Reckoner.Part II . O the First. O the Everlasting. O the Delayer. (81) O the Acceptor of Repentance. (71) O the Dominant and Able One. O the Unique One. (100) O the Patient One RL 30 . O the Distresser. O the Pardoner. (86) O the Lord of Majesty and Bounty. O the Eternal Owner of Sovereignty. O the Firm One. O the Guide to the Right Path. O the Reckoner. (46) O the Wise One. O the Light. O the Guardian. O the Incomparable. O the Generous One. (66) O the One and Only One. O the Witness. O the Self-Sufficient One. O the Most Equitable. O the Hidden One. O the Giver of Life. O the Governor. O the Loving One. (61) O the Creator of Death. O the Protecting Friend. (76) O the Manifest One.(36) O the Most High. O the Eternal. O the Alive. O the Trustee. O the Most Compassionate. O the Watchful. O the Auspicious One. (90) O the Enricher. O the Most Strong. O the Most Glorious One. O the Last. O the Originator. O the Restorer of Life. O the Noble.Beautiful Names of Allah . (95) O the Guide. O the Preserver. O the Finder. (51) O the Truth. (41) O the Sublime One. O the Preventer.

Âf_¿‰ u ‰ B‰Õ .ŸfÍ JÊø B‰Õ .i ÃÊ JÂu ‰ B‰Õ (١٠٠) RL 29 .Ì–Ã̄Ú≥ B‰Õ .ÌœƒÍ´Ú B‰Õ .ÂSßÍ B‰I B‰Õ .ÂΩŒÊ∑Í À‰ B‰Õ .Û°n Í ¥Ù ø B‰Õ .ÂfYÍ A‰À B‰Õ (٦٦) .ÂfŒÊ®Í ø B‰Õ .ÂifÍ N‰¥Ù ø B‰Õ (٧١) .¡ŒÊ∏Í Y‰ B‰Õ (٤٦) .Â≈ŒÊNÍø‰ B‰Õ .ÂæÀÏ CÚ B‰Õ .ÂOŒÊ¿Í ø B‰Õ (٦١) .ÌiB_y ‰ B‰Õ .ÂjŒÊJÍ∑Ú B‰Õ .f ŒÊqÍ i‰ B‰Õ .Âej̄_ØÚ B‰Õ .ÂfŒÊV Í ø‰ B‰Õ .Âj_a6 ¤‰ ø B‰Õ .O  ŒÊ¥Í ø B‰Õ .Âj_«Í BÚ£ B‰Õ (٧٦) π Í ºÙ ¿Â ªÙA π Ú ªÍB‰ø B‰Õ .ÊœŒÍZ Ê ø B‰Õ .©ØÍB_√‰ B‰Õ .ÊœªÍB‰®N‰ø B‰Õ .¯¬A‰j∑Ù ‚¯ A‰À ǣÚ›V ‰ ªÙA Ag‰ B‰Õ (٨٦) .ÂfŒÊ¿Í Y‰ B‰Õ (٥٦) .K  ŒÊV Í ø B‰Õ .ÂeÀÊ e À‰ B‰Õ .Part II .ÂKŒÊ≥Íi‰ B‰Õ .©mÍ A‰À B‰Õ .Ê–eÍ B‰« B‰Õ (٩٥) .Û•ŒÊ∞Í Y‰ B‰Õ .ÂLAÏÃM‰ B‰Õ (٨١) .̵Y‰ B‰Õ (٥١) .¬ÃÊ ŒÌ≥Ú B‰Õ .Âf_UÍ A‰À B‰Õ .Êœ_ªÍA‰À B‰Õ .Êœ≥ÍB‰I B‰Õ .Ìœ_ªÍÀ‰ B‰Õ .ÌœºÍ߉ B‰Õ (٣٦) .Êœ_ƒÍ¨Ê ø B‰Õ (٩٠) ..ÂTīA‰À B‰Õ .¬f6 ¥Ú ø B‰Õ .©øÍ B‰U B‰Õ .Â≤ÀÊ ’ i‰ B‰Õ .Êœv ÍZ Ê ø B‰Õ .Âj_aÍ E B‰Õ .ÌÃ∞Û ß‰ B‰Õ .jÌ __I‰ B‰Õ .ÌœY‰ B‰Õ .ÂΩŒÊºÍU‰ B‰Õ (٤١) .ÂiÃÊ _√ B‰Õ .ÂKŒÊn Í Y‰ B‰Õ .Â≈_mÍ B‰I B‰Õ .ÂieÍ B_≥Ú B‰Õ .©ÊÕfÍ I‰ B‰Õ .Âf_Y‰ CÚ B‰Õ .¡ÊÕj̄Ú∑ B‰Õ .ÂfŒÊ»¯ q‰ B‰Õ .ÂfUÍ B‰ø B‰Õ .©_√ÍB_ø‰ B‰Õ .¡¥Í N‰ƒÊø B‰Õ . ”‰ƒn ÊZ ªÙA ’ B‰¿mÊ fiÚ AÚ .

O the All-Seeing. (21) O Expander Generosity. O the Exalter of His Creatures. O the One Who is God and there is no other but He. 6. “O Allah” (100) --- Recite “Ya Allah” (two hundred times) whether it is more or less. (16) O the Bestower in Gifts. the Protector. O the Great One. --- 7. O Abaser. O the Majestic. O the All-Forgiving. O the Just One. (31) O the Aware. the Most Generous. O Lord of Majesty and Bounty.Part II . O the Fashioner of every creature. O the Evolver of every entity. (11) O Creator of every existence. O Most Merciful. (1) O Compassionate upon Mankind. . O the Subduer and Dominant over everything. RL 28 . O the Source of Peace.Beautiful Names of Allah . we seek from You with Your Supreme and Most Mighty Names. (26) O the All-Hearing. O the Dishonourer of status. The most beautiful names belong to Allah: so call on Him by them. O the Appreciative. O the Lord of Majesty and Bounty. O the Strong and Mighty O the Compeller everything happens by His will. O the Sustainer and Provider. O Sovereign Lord. . while reciting each recitation of “O Allah” reflect on what you desire [hajat] (in life). O Constrictor of sustenance. O Allah. O the All-Knowing. O the Forbearing One.5. O the Gentle and Subtle One. (Surah 7 Al-A’raf Verse 180) . O the Knower of the Unseen and Visible (Physical). O Honourer by giving esteem. O the Judge. (6) O the Guardian of Faith. There is no God but You. O the Forgiver sins. and the Endowed the Glorified. O Holy One clear from any imperfection. the Most Cherished and Exalted. Transcendence are You. O the Reliever.

ʬj‰ ∑Ù fiA Ω6 U‰ fiÚ AÙ l6 ߉ fiÚ AÙ ”ÚºßÊ fiÚ AÙ π Ú ¿Í mÊ BÍI π Ú ªÛDÚmÊ CÚ .Part II . .Â≈_¿Í ŒÊ»‰ ø B‰Õ .ÂLB_«Ï À‰ B‰Õ (١٦) .ÛrA B‰Õ .٦ :…ªÃ≥ fƒß –ÃÕÀ . .¡_ŒÊYÍ i‰ B‰Õ .Â≈__¿ÊYi‰ B‰Õ (١) .©_ŒÊ¿Í m‰ B‰Õ (٢٦) . ”‰ƒn ÊZ ªÙA r Í A ’Í B‰¿mÊ DÚIÍ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA .ÂiB_JÏU‰ B‰Õ .¬A‰j∑Ù ‚¯ AÙÀ‰ ǣÚ›V ‰ ªÙA A‰g B‰Õ (١٠٠) .i B_»Ï ≥Ú B‰Õ .¡_ŒÊºÍ߉ B‰Õ .ÂiÃÊ _∏Û q‰ B‰Õ .¬A‰j∑Ù ‚¯ A‰À .µªÍB_a‰ B‰Õ (١١) . B‰»IÍ  Â ÃÂßeÊ BÚØ ”‰ƒn ÊZ  ªÙA ’ B‰¿mÊ fiÚ A …Í º̇ͪÀ‰ .ŸīB_I‰ B‰Õ .Â|_IÍBÚ≥ B‰Õ .©ØÍA‰i B‰Õ .ÂiÃ6 _v  ø B‰Õ .Û°mÍ B‰I B‰Õ (٢١) .Â`B__NÏØÚ B‰Õ .Âj_ŒÊJÍa‰ B‰Õ (٣١) RL 27 .¬¯ BÚ§®Í ªÙA K Í «Í A‰Ã¿‰ ªÙA‰À .Â∂AÏki‰ B‰Õ . .K Í ŒÊ‰̈ÙªA ¡‰ ªÍB‰ß B‰Õ .¡∏Ú Y‰ B‰Õ .٥ ǣÚ›V ‰ ªÙA A‰g B‰Õ O ‰ √ÊCÚ ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú π Ú √‰B‰ZJÊÂm —Í e‰ B‰»r Ï ªA‰À .ÂiB__∞˙ ´Ú B‰Õ .Âj_J6∏Ú N‰ø B‰Õ . .ÌæhÍ _ø B‰Õ .Â|ØÍB‰a B‰Õ .ÂjŒÊv Í I‰ B‰Õ .rÛ A B‰Õ .¡_ŒÊºÍY‰ B‰Õ .٧ .…V÷AÃY ©Œö —jø ü .ÂpÀÊ fÌ _≥Û B‰Õ .Ìl__®Í ø B‰Õ .Âl__ÊÕl̄‰ß B‰Õ . rA BÕ .Ûπ__ºÍø‰ B‰Õ .ÂiÃÊ _∞Û ´Ú B‰Õ .¡_ŒÊ§Í ߉ B‰Õ .ÂæfÊ ß‰ B‰Õ .‰Ã«Â ‹˙ Ḡ … ªÚḠ ‹Ú – Ê hÍ ª̇A rÛ A É «Â ≈Ê ø‰ B‰Õ .Ω≥C ÀC jR∑C ÀC (—jø ٢٠٠) rA BÕ ij∏Õ  .Â≈_øÍ ¤Ê ø B‰Õ (٦) .±_ŒÊÒÍ ªÚ B‰Õ .¬›Ú _m‰ B‰Õ .

do declare His Praises and Glory. and He is the Exalted in Might. All praises and thanks be to Allah.Beautiful Names of Allah . Invocation --- The Most Beautiful Names Belong To Allah --- 1. 3. the Wise. show us all the anguish and sadness (so that we develop fear). and make us desire all what You foreordain for us. verily we seek with Your Beautiful Names and Perfect Words what we know from it and what we do not know. O Lord. all our lover ones and all Muslims of the offenses. blessed and grant peace. for as many as Your signs. and upon the other Prophets and the Virtuous people until the day of Judgement. upon our Master Muhammad. in every moment of eternity. O Lord. make us recover from any ordeal. and He is Powerful over all beings. removed and lift us above all afflictions. His is better. his family and companions. please forgive us. One and Only. charm and distress in the two worlds. without any partners.} Surah 59 Al Hasr Verse 24 2. He is the Sovereignty and all praise belong to Him.Part II . RL 26 . hide for us all our deficiencies. There is no God but Allah. the Lord of the Worlds. {To Him belong the Most Beautiful Names: whatever is in the heavens and on earth. there is no God but Allah. In the Name of Allah Most Beneficent Most Merciful.

Â…ªÚ πÚ ÊÕj̄‰q ‹Ú  Â f‰ YÊ À‰ r Û A ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú .r Û A ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú . ¡Â ŒÍ∏Z ‰ ªÙA l Õl̄®‰ ªÙA É «Â À‰ ~ ¯ iÊ fiÚ A‰À P Í A‰ÀB‰¿n Ï ªA π Ú MÍB‰øÃÊ ºÛ®Ê ø‰ e‰ f‰ ߉ AÁfI‰CÚ “Î §Ú Z Ê ªÚ Ω6 ∑Û œÊ ØÍ ¡Ê º˛m‰ À‰ Ω6 u ‰ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªA . ”‰ƒn ÊZ ªÙA r Í A ’Í B‰¿mÊ DÚIÍ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA .K Î √Êg‰ ΩÏ ∑Û ≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ¿Â ºÙ ªÍÀ‰ ΩÏ ∑Û ≈Ê øÍ B‰ƒŒ‰ØÍB‰®MÂÀ‰ .Î’› Ú I‰ ΩÏ ∑Û Bσ߉ ©‰ ØÚjÊ M‰À‰ ≤ ‰ j̄ÊvM‰À‰ .≈_ŒÊ¿Í ªÚB‰®ªÙA L 6 i‰ …Í º̇ͪ f ¿Ê Z‰ ªÙAÚ .¡Ê ºÚ®Ê √‰ ¡Ê ªÚ B‰øÀ‰ B‰»ƒÊøÍ B‰ƒ¿Ê º̇‰ß B‰ø Bσ߉ ± ‰ r Í ∏Ù M‰À‰ .١  Í fÍ Œ‰IÍ f ¿Ê Z ‰ ªÙA … ªÚÀ‰ πÛ ºÙ ¿Â ªÙA … ªÚ .ËjÊÕfÍ ≥Ú ’Î œÊ q‰ Ω6 ∑Û ”_ں߉ É «Â À‰ j _ŒÊb ‰ ªÙA œÍØ B‰ø … ªÚ \ J6n ‰ ÂÕ ”‰ƒn ÊZ  ªÙA ’ B‰¿mÊ fiÚ A … ªÚ  .¯¡_ŒÊYÍ jÏ ªA ≈¯ _¿ÊYjÏ ªA r Í A ¡¯ n Ê IÍ .٣ AÁfI‰CÚ B‰ƒIÍ B‰JYÊ fiÚ À‰ B‰ƒªÚ j‰ ∞Í ¨Ê M‰ ∆Ê CÚ .٢ ’Í B‰ŒJÍ√ÊfiÚ A j̄Í÷B‰m ”ں߉ À‰ …Í JÍZ Êu‰ À‰ …Í ªÍE‰À fÎ ¿Ï Z ‰ ø B‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ ”ں߉ . Section Four ”‰ƒn ÊZ  ªÙA r Í A ’Í B‰¿mÊ DÚIÍ ’ B‰ßfÌ ªA .B‰¿»¯ ŒÊØÍ “Î U‰ B‰Y ΩÏ ∑Û B‰ƒªÚ œ‰ z Í ¥Ù M‰À‰ .¯≈ÊÕi‰ AÏfªA œÍØ —Î fÏ qÍ À‰ “Î ƒ‰NÊØÍÀ‰ “Î ƒ‰ZÊ øÍ RL 25 .ÎKŒÊ߉ ΩÏ ∑Û B‰ƒªÚ j‰ NÂn Ê M‰À‰ .ÎLjÊ ∑Ú ΩÏ ∑Û .Part II .≈¯ ÊÕf6 ªA ¬¯ ÃÊ ‰Õ ”ÚªḠ ≈‰ ŒÊZ Í ªÍBÏvªA‰À P Í BÏøBÏNªA π Ú MÍB‰¿ºÍ∑Ú À‰ ”‰ƒn ÊZ  ªÙA π Ú ÷ÍB‰¿mÊ DÚIÍ π Ú ªÛDÚnÊ √‰ BÏ√Ḡ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªA .

Part II . he should observe Witr in the first part of it.” RL 24 . when he departed in wrath: he imagined that We had no power over him! But he cried through the depths of darkness. I seek refuge with You from You. 3. O Allah. and if anyone is eager to get up in the last part of it. and all His Spiritual Blessings. Allah's Messenger s. with Honour and Omnipotence. as many times as the number of His creations.Witr Prayers . the Most Holy. and all the beauty of His Throne and all His true sayings. You glorified the heavens and the earth. Transcendent is the King. he should observe Witr at the end of the night.a. You consolidated it with Your Might and Power. said: “If anyone is afraid that he may not get up in the latter part of the night. with innumerably praises upon You. In every moment of eternity. From Sahih Muslim and narrated by Jabir ibn Abdullah. You are just as the praises upon which You describe Yourself. Most Holy is our Lord and Lord of Angels and Spirits. I seek refuge with Your contentment from Your discontent. [And remember Zul-nun. for prayer at the end of the night is witnessed (by the angels) and that is preferable. --- Remembrance after Witr Prayers --- 1. (3) Most Transcendence. And Your exemption from Your penalties. and subdued the slaves with death. 2.w.] “There is no god but Thou: glory to Thee: I was indeed wrong!” (41) Surah 21 Al Anbiya Verse 87.

` ¯ ÀÌjªA‰À “Í ∏Ú ÷Í› Ú ¿‰ ªÙA LÌ i‰ p Ë ÀÊ fÌ ≥Û ` Ë ÃÊ JÌm e‰ B‰J®Í ªÙA P ‰ jÊ »‰ ≥ÚÀ‰ —Í i‰ fÊ ¥Û ªÙBÍI P ‰ kÊ lÏ ®‰ M‰À‰ .P Í ÃÊ ¿‰ ªÙBÍI B‰¿∑Ú O ‰ √ÊCÚ π Ú ŒÊºÚ߉ ’Á B‰ƒQ‰ œÊ v Í YÊ CÛ ‹Ú π Ú ƒÊøÍ ÚπIÍ g ÃÊ ß CÚÀ‰ .π Ú n Í ∞Ù √‰ ”ں߉ O ‰ ŒÊƒ‰QÊCÚ (٤١) .ÚπNÍI‰ÃÊ ¥Û ß ≈Ê øÍ .٣ π Ú MÍB‰¿ºÍ∑Ú e‰ A‰føÍ À̄ π Ú qÍ jÊ ß‰ From Bukhari and narrated by Abu Hurairah: “My friend {the Prophet s.ÍPÀÊ j JÏV ‰ ªÙA‰À —Í lÏ ®Í ªÙBÍI ‰~iÊ fiÚ AÙÀ‰ πÚ MÍBÚØB‰®¿Â IÍÀ‰ .١ PÍ A‰ÀB‰¿n Ï ªA O ‰ ºÙ º̇‰U .j MÊ Ã̄ÙªA —Û › Úu‰ .w} advised me to do three things and I shall not leave them till I die. to offer the Dhuha prayer and to offer Witr before sleeping.p ¯ ÀÊ fÌ ¥Û ªÙA π Í ºÍ¿‰ ªÙA ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm . these are to fast three days every month.ÚπÒÍ b ‰ m‰ ≈Ê øÍ ∫Ú B‰yj̄ÍI g ÃÊ ß CÚ œ6√Ḡ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ºÍ§˙ ªA ≈‰ øÍ O  ƒÊ∑Û œ6√Ḡ π Ú √‰B‰ZJÊm O ‰ √ÊCÚ ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú . RL 23 . j̄ÊMÃ̄ÙªA ¡¯ N‰a‰ f‰ ®Ê I‰ j̄∑Ù h6 ªAÀ‰ ’B‰ße (٣) .Part II .a.٢ “Ú √‰k̄‰À π Ú n Í ∞Ù √‰ B‰yī‰À π Ú ¥Í ºÙ a‰ e‰ f‰ ߉ AÁfI‰CÚ “Î §Ú Z Ê ªÚ Ω6 ∑Û œÊ ØÍ .

a. Allah is the Greatest” It is recommended to recite Surah 112 al-Ikhlas and al Mu’awwidhatain (Surahs 113 & 114) in the last Raka’ats. First Raka’at . --- The Odd [Witr] Prayers --- You may pray the Witr in the beginning or the end of the night or just before dawn [Fajr] up to a maximum of eleven raka’ats. and in the third rak'ah he would recite: “Say. the One” (Surah 112). From Sunan AbuDaud and narrated by Ubayy ibn Ka'b r. I seek refuge in the Lord of mankind” (Surah 114). Surah 109 Kafirun --- Between the Witr recite O Most Merciful. O the Most Knowledgeable. that the Rasullah s.w used to observe witr and (recited) “Glorify the name of thy Lord. Niat: “I prayer two raka’at of Witr prayer supererogatory because of Allah.Witr Prayers . Allah the Greatest” 2. I seek refuge in the Lord of daybreak” (Surah 113). “Say O disbelievers” (Surah 109). --- 3. and “Say.Part II . O Most Gracious of the Merciful. Surah 87 al-Ala Second Raka’at . the most High” (Surah 87). 1. Tthe last cycle [raka’at] is the ‘Odd’ [Witr] and the intention [niat] for this one cycle [raka’at] is: “I prayer one raka’at of Witr prayer supererogatory because of Allah. He is Allah. See part I for details. It is recommended to recite the following surah at the last two of three raka’ats. and “Say.a. RL 22 .

j MÊ Ã̄ÙªA —Û › Úu‰ .xÚ›aÊ ‚¯ A —Û i‰ ÃÂm :BÁMÃÛ≥ÃÊ ø‰ BIÁB‰N∑Í RL 21 .Part II .٢ (٨٧) ”ÚºßÊ fiÚ A —Û i‰ ÃÊ m -:æÀfiA “®∑i (١٠٩) ∆ÀÂjØÍB∏Ú ªÙA —Û i‰ ÃÊ m -:“Œ√BRªA “®∑i :j̄ÊMÃ̄ÙªA —Í › ÚvÏ ªA ≈‰ ŒÊI‰ Cj¥Õ  ≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í YÍ AÏjªA ¡‰ Y‰ iÊ C B‰Õ —‰j∞Í ¨Ê ¿‰ ªÙA ©‰ mÍ A‰À B‰Õ L  AÏÃM‰ B‰Õ  :j̄ÊMÃ̄ÙªA —Í › ÚvÏ ªA j̄ÍaE “Û ŒÏ√Í .٣ .jÊ J‰∑Ù AÚ r Û A .”ÚªB‰®M‰ …Í º̇ͪ “ı ƒÏm j̄ÊMÃ̄ªA —Í ›Úu ‰ ≈Ê øÍ “ı ®‰ ∑Ù i‰ œ̄º̃‰uCÛ .١ :BÁMÃÛ≥ÃÊ ø‰ BÁIB‰N∑Í ≈‰ ŒÊƒÍøÍ ¤Ê ¿Â ªÙA ”ں߉ O Ê √‰BÚ∑ ÂjMÊÃ̄ÙªA —Ú › Úu‰ ∆Ï Ḡ . Section Three j MÊÃ̄ÙªA —Û › Úu‰ jÊ J‰∑Ù AÚ r Û A ”ÚªB‰®M‰ …Í º̇ªÍ “ı ƒÏm j̄ÊMÃ̄ÙªA —Í › Úu‰ ≈Ê øÍ ≈¯ ŒÊN‰®‰ ∑Ù i‰ œ̄º̃‰uCÛ :“Œ√ .pBσªA —Û i‰ ÃÂmÀ µÚº∞Ú ªÙA —Û i‰ ÃÂm .

a.Recite the following blessings to the Prophet s.w. Allah’s Prophet s.a. In another Hadith.w. the Conclusion of thi Journey.a. and all His Spiritual Blessings. bestow Your blessing upon our master Muhammad. “O Lord. the Opening to the Seal. From Bukhari narrated by Aisha r.w in between the Tahajjud prayer: 1. and the true assistant with guidance to Your straight path. and settled him at the seat closer to You at the Day of Reckoning.” (100) Alternately: 2.a. the truly appreciative and a magnificent appreciation. He also used to pray two cycles [raka'ats] nawafil before the (compulsory) Fajr prayer and then lie down on his right side till the Mu'adhdhin came to him for the prayer. RL 20 . and all the beauty of His Throne and all His true sayings.” (100) Or three times then recite: as many times as the number of His creations.Recitation After The Tahajjud Prayer .Part II . Allah’s blessing upon him and his family. used to pray eleven raka'ats at night and that was his night prayer and each of his prostrations lasted for a period enough for one of you to recite fifty verses before the Allah’s Prophet s. bestow Your blessing upon our master Muhammad. raised his head. “O Lord.

He replied.١ (١٠٠) .w.a.٢ ¡¯ ŒÊ¥Í N‰n Ê ¿Â ªÙA π Ú mÍ A‰ju Í ”ªÚḠ –ÍeB‰»ªÙA‰À µ6 Z ‰ ªÙA j̄ÍuB‰√À‰ .” RL 19 .a.Part II .µ‰Jm‰ B‰¿ªÍ (١٠٠) .a.: “While the Prophet s. Ibn Umar r.a. said.…Í NÍ¿‰ ºÍ∑Ú e‰ AÚfÍøÀ‰ …Í qÍ jÊ ß‰ “Ú √‰k̄‰À …Í n Í ∞Ù √‰ ’‰ Byī‰À …Í ¥Í ºÙ a‰ e‰ f‰ ߉ How many raka’ats? From Bukhari and narrated by Abdullah ibn Umar r.w. a man asked him s.a. “Pray two cycles [raka’ats] at a time and then two and then two and so on. and if you are afraid of the dawn (the approach of the time of the Fajr prayer) pray one raka’at and that will be the witr for all the cycles [raka’ats] which you have offered.¡¯ ŒÊ§Í ®‰ ªA  Í īA‰f¥Ù øÍ À‰  Í īÊf≥Ú µÏ Y‰ …Í ªÍAÚ ”ں߉ À‰ …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ r Û A ”º̇‰u : f®I ’Aj≥AÀ PAÏjø‰ BQ›Q ÀC . fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Û › Úv‰ ªA f®I ’Aj≥ .f̌‰¿Z ‰ ø B‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ ”ں߉ Ω6 u ‰ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .“Í ø‰ B‰Œ¥Í ªÙA ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ ∫Ú f‰ ƒÊßÍ ¡¯ MÍB‰bªÙA‰À . fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Í › ÚvÏ ªÙA ≈‰ ŒÊI‰ ǣÃÂmjÏ ªA P Í A‰ÃºÚv Ï ªA Ah« ’Aj≥ L ‰ jÏ ¥Ú ¿Â ªÙA f‰ ®‰ ¥Ù ¿‰ ªÙA … ªÙl̄Ê√CÚÀ . ordered it to be so. “The last cycle [raka'at] of the night prayer should be odd [witr] for the Prophet s. was on the pulpit.‰µºÍ´Ù CÛ B‰¿ªÍ \¯ MÍBÚ∞ªÙAÚ f̌‰¿Z ‰ ø B‰√fÍ Œ6m‰ ”ں߉ Ω6 u ‰ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .w how to offer the night prayers.

1-2 Surah 85 Al Buruj Surah 86 At Tariq 3-4 Surah 87 Al’Ala Surah 88 Gashiya 5-6 Surah 90 Al Balad Surah 91 Ash Sham 7-8 Surah 92 Al Laili Surah 93 Ad-Dhuha 9 . he used to say the following munajat: “O Allah! Praises and thanks to You. narrated by Abdullah ibn Abbas The Munajat is usually recited after the Takbir before the ‘Doa Iftitah’ for those who memorized it. To You I trust. Your Promise is true. rose at night to offer the Tahajjud Prayer. C) or recite the Quran from Surah 85 Al Buruj till complete. Praises and thanks to You. RL 18 . The Time (of Resurrection) is true. “O Allah. “There is neither might nor power except with Allah”. From Bukhari. You are the Guardian of the Heavens and Earth and whoever enter them. Muhammad. With Your help I argue (with non believers) and You are the Judge (for us).3. You are better aware of (them) than myself. All the praises thanks to You. Your Words are true. grant me forgiveness from the fault which I did in haste or deferred. may Allah blessing be bestow upon him and grant him peace. You are the King of the Heavens and the Earth and whoever enter them. You are true. which I committed in privacy or in public. You are the Light of the Heavens and the Earth and whoever enter them. O Allah! I resign my will to You and believe in You.10 Surah 87 Al’Ala Surah 109 Al – Kafirun 11 Surah 112 Al-Ikhlas Surah 113 Al Falaq Surah 114 An-Nas D) or any Surah that you memorized like a multiple of Surah Ikhlas.w.a. There is none who has the right to be worshipped by You.” Sufyan said that AbdulKarim AbuUmayyah added to the above. All the Prophets are true. is true. You are the one that ‘Advance’ or ‘Retard’ (the people’s fate) . The Hell is true. Praises and thanks to You. Whenever the Prophet s.The Tahajjud Prayer .Part II . The meeting with You is true. To You I repent. The Paradise is true.

ÂO¿Ê ∑Ú B‰Y π Ú ŒÊªÚḠÀ‰ ¬Â f6 ¥Ú ¿Â ªÙA O ‰ √ÊCÚ .ÔµY‰ i BσªA‰À .Ú∫j ŒÊ´Ú …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú À‰ O‰ √ÊCÚ ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú .ÔµY‰ ¡‰ º̇‰mÀ‰ …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ r Û A ”º̇‰u O  ¿Ê u ‰ B‰a π Ú IÍÀ‰ O  JÊ√‰CÚ π Ú ŒÊªÚḠÀ‰ O  ºÙ ∑˙ É M‰ π Ú ŒÊºÚ߉ À‰ O  ƒÊø‰ E π Ú IÍÀ‰ B‰øÀ‰ P  jÊ aÏ CÚ B‰øÀ‰ O  øÊ fÏ ≥Ú B‰ø œÍª jÊ ∞Í ´Ù BÚØ .̵Y‰ “Û ƒÏV ‰ ªÙA‰À . Then for the second Rak’at recite Surah 99 Zalzalah twice and Surah 102 at-Takathur six times.j̄6a¤‰ ¿Â ªÙA O ‰ √ÊCÚÀ‰ .P Í A‰Ã¿‰ n Ï ªA ¡Â Œ6≥Ú O‰ √ÊCÚ f ¿Ê Z‰ ªÙA π Ú ªÚ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA —fVƒø .ÔµY‰ π Ú ªÛÃÊ ≥ÚÀ‰ O  ¿Ê ºÚmÊ CÚ π Ú ªÚ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA . (Wasiat from Habib Abu Bakar Alhabshie) RL 17 .Ï≈»¯ ŒÊØÍ ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ ~ ¯ i‰ fiÚ A‰À fÔ ¿‰ Z‰ ø À‰ .Part II .ÔµY‰ ∫Ú f ßÊ À‰ À‰ .rÍ BÍI ‹˙ Ḡ What to recite in the Tahajjud Prayers? A) Recite the Quran as part of your routine recitation [khatam].Ï≈»¯ ŒÊØÍ ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ ~ ¯ i‰ fiÚ A‰À P Í A‰Ã¿‰ n Ï ªA π Û ºÍø‰ O ‰ √ÊCÚ f ¿Ê Z‰ ªÙA π Ú ªÚÀ‰ .٣ P Í A‰Ã¿‰ n Ï ªA i ÃÊ √ O ‰ √ÊCÚ f ¿Ê Z ‰ ªÙA π Ú ªÚÀ‰ .ÔµY‰ ∆‰ ÃÌŒJ̓ϪA‰À .œ6ƒøÍ …Í IÍ ¡Â ºÚßÊ CÚ O ‰ √ÊCÚ B‰øÀ‰ O  ƒÊºÚßÊ CÚ B‰øÀ‰ P  iÊ j‰ mÊ CÚ —Ú ÃÏ ≥Û ‹Ú À‰ æ‰ ÃÊ Y‰ ‹Ú . B) or for the first Raka’at recite Surah 2 alBaqara verse 255 Ayatul Kudsi followed by three times of Surah Ikhlas.̵Y‰ “Û ß‰ BÏnªA‰À .ÔµY‰ ∫Ú ’ BÚ¥ªÍÀ‰ .…Mf‰Vƒ‰¿Â ªÙAÀ fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Û › Úu‰ .Ï≈»¯ ÊŒØÍ ≈Ê ø‰ À‰ ~ ¯ iÊ fiÚ A‰À .ÔµZ ‰ ªÙA O ‰ √ÊCÚ .

My prayers.” There is a hadith which reported that no two witr prayers in one night. O Allah”. You may have done witr after Isha or thereafter then the intention here on is either for the ‘Night Prayers’ or “Tahajjud Prayers’. and from his spitting (nafth)” He then recited (the Qur'an). the seeker [murid] must have slept and awaken. narrated by Abu Sa'id al-Khudri. The Tahajjud Prayers 1. It is usually part of the eleven raka’ats of witr or if the witr was completed in the earlier part of the night.Part II . Praises and Thanks be to Allah. 2. Then recite the Opening Invocation [Doa Iftitah]: “Allah is the Greatest. and I am not of the polytheist. RL 16 . he then said: “Allah is altogether great” three times: And “I seek refuge in Allah. I turn towards the One who created the heavens and the earth. and I am among those who submit to Allah. “Praise and Thanks be to You”. from his evil suggestion (hamz). As a true believer. the Exalted. no partner has He and thus I am commanded to obey. Transcendence is Allah from early morning to late evening. Imam Ghazzali explained that to qualify for Tahajjud. devotion. the Lord of the Universe”. from his puffing up (nafkh). All-Hearing and All-Knowing from the accursed devil. got up to pray at night for Tahajjud prayer. it was narrated that when the Messenger of Allah s. a continuation or as a separate night prayer or even a Tahajjud prayers. life and my death are for the God of the worlds.w.” In a hadith. The Tahajjud prayers are done when one awakes during the last part of the night before subuh. a Muslim. He then said: “There is no god but Allah” three times. he uttered the takbir and then said: “Transcendence are You.The Tahajjud Prayer . From Abu Dawud. Allah is Great.a. Your Intention (Niat) is: “I pray two raka'ats of witr (or the night or the Tahajjud) Prayers supererogatory to Allah. “Glory be to Allah.In his Ihya.

…Mf‰Vƒ‰¿Â ªÙAÀ fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Û › Úu‰ .١ . Í fÍ ¿Ê Z ‰ IÍÀ‰ r Í A ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm (٣) j J‰∑Ù AÚ r Û AÚ .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ºÍn Ê ¿Â ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ B‰_√ÚCÀ‰ P jÊ øÍ CÛ π Ú ªÍh‰ IÍÀ‰ .Part II .(٣) r Û A ‹˙ Ḡ …‰ ªÚḠ ‹Ú …Í MÍA‰l_‰¿«‰ ≈Ê øÍ ¡ÊŒUÍ jÏ ªA ∆¯ BÚÒŒÊr Ï ªA ≈‰ øÍ ¡¯ ŒÊºÍ®‰ ªÙA ©¯ ŒÊ¿Í n Ï ªA r Í BÍI g ÃÊ ß CÚ .‰≈ŒÊ∑Í j̄Êr¿Â ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ B‰√CÚ B‰øÀ‰ .Â…ªÚ π Ú ÊÕj̄‰q ‹Ú .٢ j‰ ÒÚ ØÚ –Ê hÍ º̇ͪ œ‰ »¯ UÊ À‰ O  »Ê UÏ À‰ .› Ú ŒÊu Í CÚÀ‰ —ı j‰ ∏Ù I r Í A ∆‰ B‰ZJÊm À‰ .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ªÚB‰®ªÙA L 6 i‰ r Í A ∆‰ B_‰ZJÊm À‰ .”ÚªB‰®M‰ …Í º̇ͪ “ı ƒÏm {fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA ÀÊ CÚ Ω̄ÊŒº˛ªA ÀÊ CÚ} A‰jŒÊRÍ∑Ú …Í º̇ͪ f ¿Ê Z ‰ ªÙA‰À A‰jŒÊJÍ∑Ú j J‰∑Ù CÚ ÛrA  …NŒNØG ’Bße .‰≈ŒÊ¿Í ªÚB_®‰ ªÙA L 6 i‰ …Í º̇ͪ œÊ MÍB‰¿ø‰ À‰ – ‰ B‰ŒZÊ ø‰ À‰ œÊ ∏Í n  √ÂÀ‰ œÍM›Úu ‰ ∆Ï Ḡ .jÊ J‰∑Ù AÚ r Û A .…Í RÍ∞Ù √‰À‰ …Í b Í ∞Ù √‰À‰ RL 15 .BÁ¿ºÍn Ê ø Bı∞ŒÊƒÍY‰ ~ ‰ iÊ fiÚ AÙÀ‰ P Í A‰Ã_‰_¿ÏnªA . Section Two Prayers during the Night Vigil [Tahajjud] fÍ V Ì »‰ NϪA —Û › Úu‰ j̄ÊMÃ̄ÙªA —Ú ›Úu ‰ ≈Ê øÍ ≈¯ ŒÊN‰®∑Ù i‰ œÊ º˛u ‰ CÛ -: “Œ√ .

had spent a night at the house of Maymunah. may Allah bless him and grant him peace.Waking Up From Sleep .a.” Ibn Abbas r. then two raka’ats. and his wife lay down with their heads on its length. doing his ablution [wudhu] thoroughly. then two raka’ats. slept. and went out (to the mosque) to pray the dawn prayer [subuh]. may Allah bless him and grant him peace. the wife of the Prophet. until.” “The Messenger of Allah. mother's sister (aunt). and then prayed two quick raka’ats. then two raka’ats. The Messenger of Allah. Ibn Abbas said. and the Messenger of Allah. Hadith on Surah 3 ala Imran Narrated by Abdullah ibn Abbas r.a. halfway through the night or a little before or after it. he awoke and sat up and wiped the sleep away from his face with his hand. and then prayed an odd raka’at.” “He prayed two raka’ats. and recorded in Al-Muwatta ibn Abbas r. Then he recited the last ten verses [ayahs] of Surah 3 al-Imran.Part II . “I stood up and did the same and then went and stood by his side. who was also Ibn Abbas r. then two raka’ats. may Allah bless him and grant him peace. may Allah bless him and grant him peace. then two raka’ats. continued. and then he stood in prayer.a.” RL 14 .a. put his right hand on my head and took my right ear and tweaked it. “I lay down with my head on the breadth of the cushion. Then he lay down until the caller of prayer [mu'adhdhin] came to him. Then he got up and went over to a water-skin (a goat skin water bag) which was hanging up and did ablution [wudhu] from it.

and in the revelation to them. bowing in humility to Allah: they will not sell the Signs of Allah for a miserable gain! for them is a reward with their Lord. and that which is in the Presence of Allah is the best (bliss) for the righteous. strengthen each other and fear Allah that you may prosper.Part II .¬¯ ÃÊ ƒÏªA ≈ ‰ øÍ • Û ¥Í ŒÊN‰mÊ CÚ . in the revelation to you. RL 13 . with rivers flowing beneath.īA‰jIÊfl Ú ªÍ jË ŒÊa‰ r Í A f‰ ƒÊßÍ B‰øÀ‰ . those who believe in Allah. r Ú A AÃÛ¥MÏA‰À AÃÛÒIÍA‰iÀ‰ AÀÂjIÍB‰uÀ‰ AÀÂjJÍu Ê A AÃø‰ A’ ≈‰ ÊÕhÍ ª̇A B‰»ÌÕCÚ B‰Õ (٢٠٠) . certainly.ÍrA fÍ ƒÊßÍ ≈Ê Íø ‹ı l √ . . are Gardens.B‰»ŒÍØ ≈‰ ÊÕfÍ ªÍB‰a i B‰»√ÊfiÚ AÙ (198) On the other hand. what an evil bed (to lie on)! B‰»NÍZ Ê M‰ ≈Ê øÍ ‘j̄ÊVM‰ P Ë BσU‰ ¡Ê »Â ªÚ ¡Ê »Â IÏi‰ AÊÃ¥Ú MÏA ≈‰ ÕÍhª̇A ≈¯ ∏Í ªÚ (١٩٨) . vie in perseverance. among the People of the Book. and Allah is swift in account. a gift from the Presence of Allah.e B‰»¿Í ªÙA o ‰ ◊ÊIÍÀ‰ ¡Â ƒÏ»‰ U‰ ¡Ê «Â A‰ÀDÙ ø‰ ¡Ï Q ΩË ŒÍº≥Ú ™ Ë B‰Nø‰ (١٩٧) (197) Little is it for enjoyment: their ultimate abode is Hell. B‰øÀ‰ ¡Ê ∏Û ŒÊªÚḠ æ‰ l̄Ê√CÛ B‰øÀ‰ r Í BÍI ≈ øÍ ¤Ê ÂÕ ≈Ê ‰¿ªÚ L Í B‰N∏Í ªÙA Ω̄Ê«CÚ ≈Ê øÍ ∆Ï ḠÀ‰ (١٩٩) π Ú ◊ͪÚÀÊ CÛ › ı ŒÍº≥Ú BÁƒ¿‰ Q‰ …Í º̇ªA P Í B‰ÕB‰◊IÍ ∆‰ ÀÂjN‰r Ê ‰Õ ‹Ú …Í º̇ͪ ≈‰ ŒÊ®Í qÍ B‰a ¡Ê »¯ ŒÊªÚḠ æ‰ l̄Ê√CÛ L Í B‰nZ Í ªÙA ©Â ÊÕj̄‰m r Ú A ∆Ï Ḡ ¡Ê »¯ I6i‰ f‰ ƒÊßÍ ¡Ê «Â j UÊ CÚ ¡Ê »Â ªÚ (199) And there are. therein are they to dwell (for ever).eÍ › Ú JͪÙA œÍØ AÀÂj∞Ú ∑Ú ≈‰ ÕÍhª̇A K  º̊Ú¥M‰ π Ú √ÏjÏ Â̈‰Õ ‹Ú (١٩٦) (196) Let not the strutting about of the Unbelievers through the land deceive you: .∆‰ ÃÂZºÍ∞Ù M ¡Ê ∏Û º̇‰®ªÚ (200) O you who believe! Persevere in patience and constancy. for those who fear their Lord.

 f‰ ƒÊßÍ r Û A‰À r Í A fÍ ƒÊßÍ ≈Ê øÍ BÁIA‰ÃQ‰ (195) And their Lord has accepted of them. for You never breaks Your promise. ‘Believe you in the Lord’.a reward from the Presence of Allah . and were driven out therefrom. be he male or female: you are members. Our Lord! forgive us our sins. and take to Thyself our souls in the company of the righteous.e‰ B‰®ŒÍ¿ªÙA ±Â ºÍb Ê M ‹Ú π Ú √ÏḠ “Í ø‰ B‰Œ¥Í ªÙA (194) “Our Lord! Grant us what You did promise unto us through Your Messengers.¡Ê ∏Û I6j‰ IÍ AÃøÍ E ∆Ê CÚ ∆¯ B‰¿ÊÕ„¯ ªÍ –ÍeB‰ƒÂÕ BÁÕeÍ B‰ƒø B‰ƒ®Ê ¿Í m‰ B_‰ƒÏ√Ḡ B_‰ƒÏIi‰ (١٩٣) . and save us from shame on the Day of Judgment.” ¬‰ ÃÊ ‰Õ B‰√l̄ÊbM ‹‰À π Ú ºÍm i ”ں߉ B‰ƒ_MÏfÊ ß‰ À‰ B‰ø B‰ƒMÍCÚÀ‰ B_‰ƒÏIi‰ (١٩٤) .LÍ A‰ÃRϪA ≈ n Ê Y .and from His Presence is the best of rewards. verily.Bσø‰ FÚØ (193) “Our Lord! we have heard the call of one calling (us) to Faith.Part II . blot out from us our iniquities. one of another.īA‰jIÊfiÚ A ©‰ ø‰ B‰ƒØ̇‰ÃM‰À‰ B‰ƒMÍB‰◊Œ6m‰ BƒÏ߉ jÊ ∞˛ ∑Ú À‰ B‰ƒI‰ÃÂ√g B‰ƒªÚ jÊ ∞Í ´Ù BÚØ B_‰ƒÏIi‰ .” RL 12 . and answered them: “Never will I suffer to be lost the work of any of you. I will blot out from them their iniquities. and fought and were slain.” ¡Ê ∏Û ƒÊøÍ Ω̆ÍøB‰ß Ω‰ ¿‰ ߉ ©Â ŒÊy Í CÛ ‹Ú œ6√CÚ ¡Ê »Â IÌi‰ ¡Ê »Â ªÚ L ‰ B‰VN‰mÊ BÚØ (١٩٥) AÊÀj U‰ B‰« ≈‰ ÊÕhÍ ª̇BØÚ . and admit them into Gardens with rivers flowing beneath . those who have left their homes.Waking Up From Sleep .˘|®Ê I‰ ≈Ê øÍ ¡Ê ∏Û z  ®Ê I‰ ”‰R√ÊCÛ ÀÊ CÚ j̆Ú∑g‰ ≈Ê øÍ ∆Ï j‰ ∞˛ ∑Ú fiÛ AÊúÛNÍ≥ÛÀ‰ AÊúÛM‰BÚ≥À‰ œÍºŒJÍm‰ œÊ ØÍ AÀÂgÀÛCÀ‰ ¡Ê «Í īB‰ÕeÍ ≈Ê øÍ AÊÃU j̄ÊaCÛÀ‰ i B‰»√ÊfiÚ A B‰»NÍZ Ê M‰ ≈Ê øÍ ‘j̄ÊVM‰ P Î BσU‰ ¡Ê »Â ƒÏºÚaÍ eÊ fiÛ À‰ ¡Ê »¯ MÍB‰◊Œ6m‰ ¡Ê »Â ƒÊ߉ . and we have believed. and suffered harm in My Cause.

sitting. ≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ªÍB˙§ºÍª B‰øÀ‰ . (with the thought): “Our Lord! not for nothing has You created (all) this! Transcendence are You! Give us salvation from the Penalty of the Fire”.ĭB‰v√ÊCÚ ≈Ê øÍ (192) “Our Lord! any whom You do admit to the Fire. .Part II . Waking Up From Sleep Then recite the Surah 3 al-Imran Verses 190 .Ê¡»¯ IÍÃU ”ں߉ À‰ AÁeî≥ÛÀ‰ BÁøB‰Œ≥Í r Ú A ∆‰ ÀÂj∑Û hÊ ‰Õ ≈‰ ÕÍhª̇AÚ (١٩١) A‰h«‰ O ‰ ¥Ù ºÚa‰ B‰ø B‰ƒIÏi‰ ~ ¯ iÊ fiÚ AÀ‰ PÍ A‰ÀB‰¿n Ï ªA µ̄Ùºa‰ œÍØ ∆‰ ÀÊ j ∏˙ ∞Ú N‰‰ÕÀ‰ .LÍ B‰JªÙfiÚ A œÍªÀÛfi P Î B‰Õ‡ īB‰»ƒÏªA‰À (190) Behold! in the creation of the heavens and the earth. and never will wrong-doers find any helpers!” RL 11 .¬¯ ÃÊ ƒÏªA ≈ ‰ øÍ • Û ¥Í ŒÊN‰mÊ CÚ . standing. there are indeed Signs for men of understanding. and the alternation of Night and Day.200 during this period before commencing the Tahajjud Prayers: ∆A‰j¿Ê ßÍ æ‰ E —Û i‰ ÃÂm Ω̄ÊŒº̇ªA ≤ Í › Ú NÍaÊ A‰À ~ ¯ iÊ fiÚ A‰À P Í A‰ÀB‰¿n Ï ªA µ̄Ùºa‰ œÍØ ∆Ï Ḡ (١٩٠) . and contemplate the (wonders of) creation in the heavens and the earth.ı›mÍ B‰I (191) Men who celebrate the praises of Allah.īBσªA L ‰ A‰h߉ B‰ƒ¥Í ØÚ π Ú √‰B‰ZJÊm .Â…N‰ÊÕl‰ aÊ CÚ fÊ ¥Ú ØÚ i‰ BσªA Ω̄ÍafÊ M ≈Ê ø‰ π Ú √ÏḠ B_‰ƒÏIi‰ (١٩٢) . truly You covers with shame. and lying down on their sides.

the Glory and the Power of Allah. may Allah’s blessing be upon him and his family. today we seek from You a delegation of all good things. and grant them peace. We are present this morning facing nature in Islam. 2.Waking Up From Sleep . And upon our forefather Ibrahim. All praises and thanks belong to Allah who raised us up after death and to Whom we return to. we are with You this morning. with You when we live. O Allah. Then recite the Surah 3 al-Imran Verses 190 . 4. and we seek you refuge from the negative events of this day and whatever bad things that it may offer. the Authority and Sovereignty of Allah. Today. 6. who was true in faith and submitted his will (which is Islam) to Allah and he joined not partners with Allah. with the true speech. recite the following invocations [doa] and wipe your face with your hand. and upon the religion of our Prophet Muhammad. Lord of the Universe. Invocation when Awaken from Sleep When one awake in the night. and with You in the evening. 3.Part II . (Remember! One knot will be untied) 1.200 during this period. and whatever good that it may offer. We are present this morning in the Kingdom of Allah. with You when we die. RL 10 . 5. Dress well and put some musk [atar] perfume. and today I seek refuge from committing any sins (offenses) or commit a crime towards a believer. O Lord. If you do not memorize them then it is best to do so after ablution [wudhu] but before commencing the Tahajjud/Night/Witr Prayers. and only to You do we return to. we seek good tidings.

…Í ŒÊØÍ B‰ø j6 q‰ À‰ ¬¯ ÃÊ ŒÂªÙA AÚh‰« RL 9 .٤ .Í…º̇ͪ π Û ºÙ ¿Â ªÙA \‰ J‰u Ê CÚÀ‰ B‰ƒZ Ê J‰u Ê CÚ .≈‰ ŒÊ∑Í j̄Êr¿Â ªÙA ≈‰ øÍ ∆‰ BÚ∑ BÚø‰À BÁ¿ºÍn Ê ø Bı∞ŒÊƒÍ‰Y ¡‰ ŒÊ«Í AÚjÊIḠ B‰ƒŒÊIÍCÚ “Í º̇Íø .i ÃÊ r  ƒÌªA …Í ŒÊªÚḠÀ‰ B‰ƒM‰B‰øCÚ B‰ø f‰ ®Ê I‰ B‰√B‰ŒYÊ CÚ – Ê hÍ ª̇A …Í º̇ͪ f ¿Ê Z ‰ ªÙA .Í…º̇ͪ ∆ BÚÒºÙ n Ì ªA‰À “Û ¿‰ §Ú ®‰ ªÙA‰À .Part II .j̆ÊŒa‰ Ω6 ∑Û ”ÚªḠ ¬¯ ÃÊ Œ‰ªÙA A‰h«‰ œÊ ØÍ B‰ƒR‰®‰ JÊM‰ ∆Ê CÚ π Ú ªÛDÚnÊ √‰ BÏ√Ḡ ¡Ï »‰ º̇ªÚA . ¬¯ ÃÊ ƒÏªA ≈‰ øÍ B§ı ¥Í ŒÊN‰mÊ fiÚ A A‰j≥Ù Ḡ .B_ƒ‰_ŒÊn ‰ øÊ CÚ π Ú IÍÀ‰ .¯¬›Ú mÊ ‚¯ AÙ —Í j‰ ÒÙ ØÍ ”Úº‰ß BÚƒÊZJ‰u Ê CÚ .٦ .¯x› Ú aÊ ‚¯ AÙ “Í ¿‰ ºÍ∑Ú ”ں߉ À‰ .¡˘ ºÍn Ê ø ”ÚªḠ  Â jÏ U CÚ ÀÊ CÚ .٢ .¬¯ ÃÊ ƒÏªA ≈ ‰ øÍ • Û ¥Í ŒÊN‰mÊ CÚ .٥ .≈‰ ŒÊ¿Í ªÚBÚ®ÙªA L 6 i‰ …Í º̇ͪ —Û i‰ fÊ ¥Û ªA‰À —Û lÏ ®Í ªÙA‰À .B_ƒ‰_Z Ê _‰JÊuCÚ π Ú IÍ ¡Ï »Â º̇ªÚA .Í…ŒÊØÍ BÚø j‰ ŒÊa‰ À‰ ¬¯ ÃÊ ŒÂªÙA A‰h«‰ j‰ ŒÊa‰ πÚ ªÛDÚn Ê √‰ .٣ ”ں߉ À‰ ¡‰ º̇‰mÀ‰ …Í ªÍE‰À …Í ŒÊºÚ߉ r Û A ”º̇‰u fÎ ¿Ï Z‰ ø BÚƒ6ŒJÍ√‰ ≈¯ ÊÕeÍ ”ں߉ À‰ .١ .i ÃÊ r  ƒÌªA π Ú ŒÊªÚḠÀ‰ .B_Œ‰_Z Ê √‰ π Ú IÍÀ‰ .ÂPÃÊ ¿Â √‰ π Ú _IÍÀ‰ j6 q‰ ≈Ê øÍ π Ú IÍ g ÃÊ ®Â √‰À‰ .AÁ’ÃÊ m …Í ŒÊØÍ ` ‰ j̄‰NUÊ CÚ ∆Ê CÚ π Ú IÍ g ÃÊ ß CÚÀ‰ .

” Then make the intention: [“Ya Angel ! Kaukaaz Wake me up at …. admit no one as partner. (107) As to those who believe and work righteous deeds. and took My Signs and My Messengers by way of jest. Last Five Verses of Surah 18 Kahf (106) That is their reward. the Gardens of Paradise. that your God is one God: whoever expects to meet his Lord. and. Sooner would the ocean be exhausted than would the words of my Lord. Do not burden yourself with worldly affairs in the evening as this may cause you to be awake till late at night and will not be able to wake up for the night vigil. (108) Wherein they shall dwell (for aye): no change will they wish for themselves. for its aid.” ] RL 8 .Part II . (but) the inspiration has come to me. (109) Say: "If the ocean were ink (wherewith to write out) the words of my Lord.” (110) Say: “I am but a man like yourselves. Hell. they have.Preparing to Sleep . in the worship of his Lord. time. let him work righteousness. because they rejected Faith. even if we added another ocean like it. for their entertainment.

‹ı l √ p ¯ ÀÊ e‰ jÊ ∞Í ªÙA . Section One Preparing to Sleep Getting Up from Sleep Remember the religious advice [wasi`at] from Habib Salem bin Abdullah bin Umar Alshatries that was recorded in Part I and also found in Volume II from the Ihya.‹ı É YÍ B‰»ƒÊ߉ ∆‰ ÃÂ̈ÊJ‰Õ ‹Ú B‰»ŒÍØ ≈‰ ÕÍfªÍB‰a (١٠٨) j ZÊ J‰ªÙA f‰ ∞Í ƒ‰ªÚ œ6Ii‰ P Í B‰¿ºÍ∏Ú ªÍ AÁeA‰føÍ j Z Ê J‰ªÙA ∆‰ BÚ∑ ÃÊ ªÚ ΩÊ ≥Û (١٠٩) . recite the regular [warid] invocations and surahs.… “‰®m‰ œÊ ƒÍ§Ù ¥Ú ŒÊN‰mÊ AÍ kË BÚ∑ÊÃ∑Ú B‰Õ"“ RL 7 .Preparing to Sleep .AÁÀl «Â œÍºm i À‰ P BσU‰ ¡Ê »Â ªÚ O Ê √‰BÚ∑ P Í B‰ZªÍBÏvªA AÃÛº¿Í ߉ À‰ AÃø‰ E ≈‰ ÕÍhª̇A ∆Ï Ḡ (١٠٧) . Before we sleep..AÁef‰ ø‰ …Í ºÍRÊ¿Í IÍ B‰ƒ◊ÊUÍ ÃÊ ªÚÀ‰ œ6Ii‰ P  B‰¿ºÍ∑Ú ‰f∞Ú ƒ‰M ∆Ê CÚ Ω‰ JÊ≥Ú BÚªÀ‰ BÁZªÍB‰u Bıº¿‰ ߉ ΩÊ ¿‰ ®Ê Œ‰ºÙ ØÚ …Í I6i‰ ’‰ BÚ¥ªÍ AÃÂUjÊ ‰Õ ∆‰ BÚ∑ ≈Ê ¿‰ ØÚ (١١٠) .Part II . ± Í »Ê ∏Ú ªÙA —Û iÃÂm œÍMB‰ÕE AÀÂhb ‰ MÏA‰À AÀÂj∞Ú ∑Ú B‰¿IÍ ¡Â ƒÏ»‰ U‰ ¡Ê «Â ⁄ A‰lU‰ π Ú ªÍg‰ (١٠٦) .AÁfY‰ CÚ …Í I6i‰ —Í e‰ B‰J®Í IÍ ∫Ù j̄ÊrÂÕ ”. Then recite the last five verses of Surah 18 al- Kahf ending with the intention to get up at the time you plan.

take a look at the clock and said to yourself: “Another ten minutes”. Section Three The Witr Prayers Section Four The Beautiful Names of Allah [asmaul husnah] and the Invocations [doa] after its recitation. relatives. the “ten minutes” became an hour and you missed the Night Vigil. After you have experienced some failure and the events as described in the hadiths regarding the devil [shaytan] influence on the worshipper who desires to wake up and observe the Night Vigil then you can appreciate these warnings.Part II . we hope that after reading this book a fire will burn in the hearts of our children. Section Five Invocations from the Quran Section Six Other (Poetic) Invocation [Qasada] As this subject began out of our hunger to gain more knowledge of the Night Vigil. We organized Part II into six sections as follows: Section One We set up the routine for going to bed and its recitations. There will be times when you are awakened. our loved ones and the readers in general that will light up the path for more knowledge for those who seek Him. ablution [thahara] and preparations Section Two The Tahajjud or the Night Prayers. Invocation when getting up. RL 6 .Introduction . Before you know and realized it.Do not under estimate the powers of the whispers of the devil [shaytan]. friends. the Exalted.

Allah. These make a total of thirteen raka`ats.As this act of worship began to be embedded into your spiritual life. That should be take about half an hour and upon completion the dawn [fajr] call for prayer [azan] should be heard. As he progresses. RL 5 . the Exalted. It all depends on individual ability and desire. and then you can throw away the alarm clock and recite the first and last ten verses of Surah 18 Kafh. Do not overburden yourself at the start. and set an angel to be your guide. As mentioned in the hadith in Part I. Once established on this routine the seeker [murid] should work upwards and increased the prayers to a maximum of four sets of two cycles [raka`ats] ending with the three witr. Then recite the Names of Allah [asmaul husnah] with its accompanying invocations [doa]. that is. he then lengthened the Night Vigil by increasing his recitation of the Quran [tilawah] during the standing [qiam] and recite other invocations [doa] from the Quran and hadith after the prayers. The beginner should aim to accomplish three raka`ats of witr prayers consists of two raka`ats of Tahajjud and/or Night Prayer and/or witr. set limits and targets for himself so that the exercise is achieveable and practical in accordance to the individual capabilities. three intentions in one prayer followed by the single witr. After the call of the dawn [fajr] prayer [azan] he then perform another two raka`ats of supererogatory before the Fajr prayer. This will have a negative impact on the self [nasf] which is easily bore and dishearten.Part II . How long do we take to complete these prayers and recitation? There is no specific timing. will shine His light upon you. We reproduced the Quran invocations here but the seeker [murid] must regulate.Introduction . the worshipper should limit himself to a total maximum of thirteen raka`ats.

will cause us to overcome the odds and make this difficult task easier to accomplish. While waiting for your sheikh.In Part I of this book. If that effort was successful. Try the sahar period.Introduction . Insha Allah. The other point to note is the amount of food intake and actions in relation to that. setting the alarm clock is the most appropriate and logical thing to do until your body clock is tune with your personal spiritual ability. This requires training of the self [nasf] and person. (Refer back to Chapter I for the hadith). RL 4 – Part II . the Exalted. One of which is to observe and liven up the period between sunset [Magrib] and after dusk or night [Isha] with worships like additional prayers. we hope you then seek a master or sheikh to guide you. mentioning Allah [zikr] and/or Quran recitions [tilawah]. Before we begin. Surah 113 Al-Falaq and Surah 114 An-Nas three times each. it is imperative that the seeker [murid] attempts a daily routine that will make the observance of the Night Vigil manageable and in accordance to the individual capacity. Surah 32 AsSajdah and those sections of the Quran [Hizb] that you normally practices. we hope to have inspired the reader. For the beginners. The most common but most effective is to recite Surah 112 Al-Ikhlas. This may be hard to follow which out a sheikh. Remember! The devil [shaytan] will whisper to you to go back to bed. about half an hour before Fajr. If you do not have a guide or companion to wake you up then you need the alarm clock. If you recalled in Part I Chapter 5. you may wish to read Volume II which is an extract of Imam Ghazzali’s Ihya Ulumiddin Volume I Book 10. And finally set the alarm to wake up. So we introduced Part II which tells you how to observe the Night Vigil in an orderly manner. the Imam Sheikh Fadhal gave us a few tips on routines that will assist us. Do not forget to finish the night by reciting Surah 67 Al Mulk.

“The Path (to Allah) of the Rightly Guided” [Sabilil Muhtadin] by Habib Abdullah bin Alwi Alatas. Introduction In this section we set out the manner and arrangement on how the predecessors of the Tariqa Ba’alawi practiced and observed the Night Vigil. 5. 4. This is by no means the only method but it is a general practice and found in the various book like: 1. 3. Every seeker [murid] needs a sheikh.Part II . This book is not an attempt to replace the Sheikh. 6. the Night Vigil too requires training. The Night Vigil and any other divine service or worship is not something that a seeker [murid] just jumps into without proper preparation and training. [Wasilatil Ibadah] “The Ways of the Worshippers” and [Tariqatas Suhalat] “The Easy Path (to Allah)” a compilation of the practices of Imam Abdullah bin Alawi al-Haddad.Introduction . Al Fathul illah and many others. friends and relatives. RL 3 . Just like fasting which requires progressive training from young and encouragement from the parents. “A Fountain of Happiness” [Munba’ak alsaadat] and “A Collection (for those who wish to reach the) Gracious Thrones” [Majmuk al-la’tiffah al-arshi’at] by Habib Ali bin Muhammad Alhabshie. [Khulasal Maddan Nabawiyah fi Awrab al Ba`alaw] Awrad of the Ba’alwi Guided by the Essence of Prophetic Traditions a booklet by Habib Umar bin Salim bin Hafiz 2. “Shortest Path (for those seeking to be close to Allah)” [Al Masaluk al-Qarib] by Habib Tahir bin Hussain bin Tahir.

Part II . Part II The Night Vigil “Tahajjud” f V Ì »‰ NϪA The Night & Odd [Witr] Prayers j̄ÊMÃ̄ÙªA‰À Ω̄Œº̇ªA —Û › Úu ‰ Compiled by Abdulkader bin Ali bin Isa Alhadad For my wife and children May Allah make us benefit from this deed Seeker [Murid] of the Afterlife Wake up for the Night Vigil [Tahajjud]! RL 2 .

and other references being mainly in English are arranged in the normal left to right format. its Introduction. Note The Recitation for the Night Vigil Part II and III of this book and its translation is typeset right to left as per the Arabic language to facilitate the recital. stored in a retrieval system. All rights reserved. ISBN: Warid Press RL 1 . Comments.Part II . The Translation follows it for convenience of numbering. the Book. without the prior written permission from Warid Press Inquiries concerning reproduction outside those terms and in other countries should be sent to: sales@waridpress.com. or transmitted in any form or by any means. However. No part of this publication may be reproduced.