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TAWAF

Circumambulation around the Ka’abah


AND

SA-’IE
Running to-and fro between Mt Safaa and Marwah

SUGGESTED ADDITIONAL RECITATIONS TO BE LEARNT


BY USTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAIL

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TAWAF
Some important recitations that one
can recite in the circumambulation
around the Ka’abah
BRIEF EXPLANATION AND PRACTICE
BY USTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAIL

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Important recitation:
At the beginning of Tawaf, (after formulating
intention), to kiss or signal to the Hajr-al-Aswad
(Black stone) and proclaim audibly:

• Bis-millaahi Allaahu akbar walil-laa-hil-


Hamd.

• In the name of Allah, Allah is the Greatest,


and to Him belongs all the Praises.

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– Sub-Haa- naAllaa -hi, wal-Ham-du-lil-laa- hi, –


wa - laa- ilaa-ha- il- laAllaa-hu, waAllaa-hu ak-
bar.
– Walaa -Haw-la -wa-laa, quw-wata - il-laa-bil-
laa hil- ‘aliy - yil-’azeem.

• Glory be to Allah and all praises be to Allah and


there is none to be worship as god except Allah,
and Allah is the Greatest.
• There is no power nor strength except with Allah
, the Exalted and the Most Esteem.

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– Was-swolaa-tu –was-salaa-mu ,- ‘alaa -Rosuu-lil-laahi,


swol-laAllahu ‘alay-hi wa-sal-laam.

– Allaa-hum-maa, -ii-maa-nan-bika, wa-tasw -dee-qan bi-


ka-li-maa -tika, wa-wafaa- an -bi-’ah-dika, wa-it- tibaa-
’an,- li-sun-nati Nabiy-yi-ka wa-Habee-bika Muham-mad
un, swol-laAllahu ‘alay-hi wa-sal-lam.

– And Salutation and Peace of Allah be upon the


Messenger of Allah.

– O Allah! (I begin this Tawaf) having Faith in You,


affirming the truth of Your words, fulfilling the promise
made to You, following the Sunnah of Your Messenger
and Your beloved Muhammad, O Allah shower Your
salutation and Peace upon him.

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Allaa-hum-maa –in-nee, as-aa- lukal - ’afwa-wal- ’aa


-fiyah,
wal- mu -’aa -faa-tad -daa- imah,
fid-dun-yaa-wal- aa- khirah,
wal-faw- za bil- jan-naah,
wa-na -jaa -ta minan- naar.

O Allah! I beseech You for the forgiveness (of my


sins) and for my well-being (from every evil and
harm), and for eternal safety (from every
calamity), in this world and the Hereafter, and for
the reward with (Your) Paradise, and the safety
from the Hell-fire.

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Important recitation:
• Rob-banaa aa-tina fid-dun-yaa Hasanatan wa-fil-
aakhirati Hasanatan wa-qinaa ‘azaa-ban-naar.
Wa- ad-khil-naa jan-nataa ma-’al -ab-rar yaa-
azeezu ya ghaf-faar, ya rob-bal-’aa-lameen.

• O Our Lord! Give us Goodness in this world, give


us Goodness in the Hereafter, and save us from
the torments of Hell-fire. And make us to enter
Paradise together with the Righteous ones. O
Most Powerful, O Most Forgiving O Lord of the
Worlds.

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Important recitation:
At ending of a circuit, to resume next circuit, by
kissing, touching or signal to the Hajr-al-Aswad
(Black stone) and proclaim audibly:

• Bis-millaahi Allaahu akbar walil-laa-hil-


Hamd.

• In the name of Allah, Allah is the Greatest,


and to Him belongs all the Praises.

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Allaa-hum-ma inna, haa-dzal-bayta-baytuk, wal-


Harama Haramuk, wal -am-na -am-nuk ,
wal-’abdu ‘abduk, wa- ana- ‘abduka wab-nu (wab-
natu) ‘abdik, wa-haa-dzaa ma-qaa-mul -‘aa-idzi
-bika minan-naar. Fa-Har-rim luHuu-manaa, wa
bashar-tanaa, ‘alan-naar.

O Allah! Verily this House is Your House, and this Haram


(Sanctuary) is Your Haram, and the Peace and tranquility
which prevails here is from Your Bounties. And every
servant is Your servant and I am also Your servant, a son
(or daughter) of Your servant, and this is the place of those
who seek Your refuge from the Hell-fire. So, (You) make our
flesh and our being HARAM (forbidden) to the Hell-fire.

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Allaa-humma, Habib-ilay-nal-ii-maan, wa-


zay-yin-hu, fii - quluu-binaa, wa-kar-rih-
ilay-naal- kufra,-wal-fu-suuqa,- wal-’isw-
yaan, waj-’al-naa -minar-raa-shidiin.

O Allah! Make faith our passion, and make it


as ornaments in our hearts, and make us
hateful of Kufr (unbelief) and of corruption
(sinful deeds) and rebelliousness, and
include us amongst those who are Rightly-
guided.
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Allaa-humma qinii ‘adzaa-baka yauma


tab-’a-thu- ’ibaa- dak.
Allaa-hummar-zuq-nii - jan-nata bi-ghayri -
Hisaab.

O Allah! On the Day when You resurrect us


all, spare me from Your punishment.
O Allah! Reward me with the Paradise
without interrogation.

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Important recitation:
• Rob-banaa aa-tina fid-dun-yaa Hasanatan wa-fil-
aakhirati Hasanatan wa-qinaa ‘azaa-ban-naar.
Wa- ad-khil-naa jan-nataa ma-’al -ab-rar yaa-
azeezu ya ghaf-faar, ya rob-bal-’aa-lameen.

• O Our Lord! Give us Goodness in this world, give


us Goodness in the Hereafter, and save us from
the torments of Hell-fire. And make us to enter
Paradise together with the Righteous ones. O
Most Powerful, O Most Forgiving O Lord of the
Worlds.

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Important recitation:
At ending of a circuit, to resume next circuit, by
kissing, touching or signal to the Hajr-al-Aswad
(Black stone) and proclaim audibly:

• Bis-millaahi Allaahu akbar walil-laa-hil-


Hamd.

• In the name of Allah, Allah is the Greatest,


and to Him belongs all the Praises.

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Allaa-humma innii, a-’uudzu-bika minash-shak-ki


wash-shirki -wash-shi-qaaq, wa-suu-il-akh-laaq,
wa-suu- il-man zar, wal-mun-qalab, fil-maa-li, wal
-ah-li, wal-walad.

O Allah! I seek refuge in YOU from doubt, from


associating partners (to You), from differences (in
relations), dissensions, immorality, adverse state
and a bad end (in life). (I pray for Your) Blessings
for my property and family and my children.

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Allaa-humma -in-nii, as-aluka ri-dwo-ka –wal


-jannah, wa-a-’uudzu-bika min sa-kho-twi.-
ka -wan-naar.

O Allah! I ask of You (with Your being


pleased) for Paradise and save me from
Your Wrath of the Hell-fire.

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Allaa-humma in-nii a-’uudzu-bika min-fit-


natil-qobri, wa-a-’uudzu-bika, min fitnatil-
maH-yaa, wal ma- maa-t.

O Allah! I seek refuge in You from every trial


of the grave and of trials (of misfortune)
in life and in Death.

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Important recitation:
• Rob-banaa aa-tina fid-dun-yaa Hasanatan wa-fil-
aakhirati Hasanatan wa-qinaa ‘azaa-ban-naar.
Wa- ad-khil-naa jan-nataa ma-’al -ab-rar yaa-
azeezu ya ghaf-faar, ya rob-bal-’aa-lameen.

• O Our Lord! Give us Goodness in this world, give


us Goodness in the Hereafter, and save us from
the torments of Hell-fire. And make us to enter
Paradise together with the Righteous ones. O
Most Powerful, O Most Forgiving O Lord of the
Worlds.

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Important recitation:
At ending of a circuit, to resume next circuit, by
kissing, touching or signal to the Hajr-al-Aswad
(Black stone) and proclaim audibly:

• Bis-millaahi Allaahu akbar walil-laa-hil-


Hamd.

• In the name of Allah, Allah is the Greatest,


and to Him belongs all the Praises.

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Allaa-hum-maj-’al-hu, Haj-jan mab-ruu-ra, wa –sa’-


yan mash-kuu-ra, wa-dzam-ban- magh- fuu-ra,
wa- ‘amalan swo-lihan maq-buu-la, wa- ti-jaa-ra-
tan lan-ta-bur.
Ya- ’aa-lima- maa-fis-swuduur, akh-rij-nii -yaa-
Allaah, minaz-zulumaa-ti -ilan- Nuur.

O Allah! Render this pilgrimage of mine acceptable and


successful, the efforts for which You are grateful, (a means
of gaining Your) forgiveness for my sins, and the deeds of
righteousness acceptable (to You), and honest dealings and
business which suffer no loss.
O Knower of the state of every hearts! Drag me O Allah! out
of darkness (of sins and ignorance) into Light (knowledge
and of good deeds).

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Allaa-humma- innii, as-aluka, muu-jibaa-ti raH-matik,


wa-’azaa-ima-magh-fira-tik, was-salaa-mata-min-
kul-li - ith-min, wal-ghanii-mata min-kulli-birrin,
wal-faw-za-bil-jan-nah,wan-na-jaa-ta minan-naar.

O Allah! I ask of You for all that which causes Your


Mercy to be granted to me, all which deserve
forgiveness of my sins, safety from committing
sins, bestowals of every goodness, the success of
gaining Paradise and protection from the Hell-fire.

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Rob-bi qan-ni’- nii -bimaa- razaq-tanii, wa-


baa-rik-lii - fii-maa- a’- twoy-tanii, wakh-luf
-‘alaa-kul-li -ghaa-ibatin-lii- minka bi-khayr.

O my Lord (Sustainer)! Grant me contentment with


the provision from You, bless me with BARAKAH
(auspiciousness) in all that which you have
conferred on me. Replace for me whatever that
has been is lost with Goodness.

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Important recitation:
• Rob-banaa aa-tina fid-dun-yaa Hasanatan wa-fil-
aakhirati Hasanatan wa-qinaa ‘azaa-ban-naar.
Wa- ad-khil-naa jan-nataa ma-’al -ab-rar yaa-
azeezu ya ghaf-faar, ya rob-bal-’aa-lameen.

• O Our Lord! Give us Goodness in this world, give


us Goodness in the Hereafter, and save us from
the torments of Hell-fire. And make us to enter
Paradise together with the Righteous ones. O
Most Powerful, O Most Forgiving O Lord of the
Worlds.

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©2005ZhulkefleeHjIsmail
Important recitation:
At ending of a circuit, to resume next circuit, by
kissing, touching or signal to the Hajr-al-Aswad
(Black stone) and proclaim audibly:

• Bis-millaahi Allaahu akbar walil-laa-hil-


Hamd.

• In the name of Allah, Allah is the Greatest,


and to Him belongs all the Praises.

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Allaa-humma, azil-lanii, taH-ta zil-li-’arshik, yau-ma laa-zil-la-


il-la zil-la -‘arshik, wa-laa baa-qii - il-laa waj-hak, wa-qinii
min hau-dwi-nabiy-yika, Say-yi-dinaa Muham-madin swol-
laAllahu ‘alay-hi wa-sal-lam, shar-batan, ha-ni-atan, ma-ri -
atan, laa - naz-maa -u –
ba’-dahaa - abadaa.

O Allah! Shelter me beneath the shade of Your ‘Arsh, on the


day when there will be no shelter except your ’Arsh, and
there is no countenance except You alone. Provide me a
pleasant and delicious drink from the Hawd (al-Kauthar) of
Your Prophet, our Leader Muhammad s.a.w., so that
thereafter I will feel no more thirst ,forever.

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Allaa-humma, innii –as-aluka min khay-ri maa- sa- a-laka min-


hu, Nabiy-yika, Say-yidinaa Muham-madun, swol-laAllahu
‘alay-hi wa-sal-lam. Wa - a- ’uudzu-bika min-shar-ri mas-ta-
’aadza-bika minhu, Nabiy-yika, Say-yidinaa Muham-madun
swol-laAllahu ‘alay-hi wa-sal-lam.

O Allah! I ask from You all goodness (Blessings) which Your


Prophet our Leader Muhammad s.a.w. have ever asked
(from You). And I seek Your protection against all evil (and
harm) which Your Prophet our Leader Muhammad s.a.w.
have ever sought from You to be protected from.

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Allaa-humma, innii –as- alukal -jan-nata, wa- na-’ee- muhaa,


wa-maa- yuqar- ribunii- ilay-haa, min-qaw-lin, au-’amalin,
au-fi’-lin. Wa-a -’uu-dzubika minan-naari, wa-maa-yuqar-
ribunii – ilay-ha, min-qaw-lin au-’amal.

O Allah! I ask from You the Paradise and all its blissful
content, and (that You grant me ability) to draw near to it
with my every words and actions. And I ask from You
protection from the Hell-fire, and (that You grant me ability
to be protected) from drawing near to it with my every
words and actions.

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Important recitation:
• Rob-banaa aa-tina fid-dun-yaa Hasanatan wa-fil-
aakhirati Hasanatan wa-qinaa ‘azaa-ban-naar.
Wa- ad-khil-naa jan-nataa ma-’al -ab-rar yaa-
azeezu ya ghaf-faar, ya rob-bal-’aa-lameen.

• O Our Lord! Give us Goodness in this world, give


us Goodness in the Hereafter, and save us from
the torments of Hell-fire. And make us to enter
Paradise together with the Righteous ones. O
Most Powerful, O Most Forgiving O Lord of the
Worlds.

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Important recitation:
At ending of a circuit, to resume next circuit, by
kissing, touching or signal to the Hajr-al-Aswad
(Black stone) and proclaim audibly:

• Bis-millaahi Allaahu akbar walil-laa-hil-


Hamd.

• In the name of Allah, Allah is the Greatest,


and to Him belongs all the Praises.

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Allaa-humma, inna-laka ‘alay-ya Hu-quu-qan kathii-ro-tan, fii


-maa bay-nii-wa-bay-na khol-qik. Allaa-humma, maa-kaa-na
laka min-haa, fagh-fir-hu-lii, wa-maa kaa-na li-khol-qik, fa-
ta-Ham-mal-hu ‘an-nii.

O Allah! There are many rights of Yours which is upon me and


there are many rights which subsist between me towards
Your creations, forgive me for all trespasses against You
and for the trespasses and shortcomings in my relationship
towards Your creations, (O Allah! )You be my Guarantor
(for these, with Your blessings).

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wa - agh -ni-nii, bi-Halaa-lika ‘an-Ha-raa-mik, wa-bi- twa -’a-


tika- ‘an - ma’ -swi-yatik, wa-bi -fadw-lika- ‘an-man si-waak.
Yaa- waa -si- ’al- Magh-firah.

(O Allah! ) and Provide for me lawful subsistence as against


the unlawful, instill in myself faithful obedience (to You) and
provide me with Your Favours and render me independent
of the favours of others except those which is from You, O
Allah! O (You) Whose forgiveness is all-encompassing!

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Alla-humma, inna bay-taka -‘azeem, wa-waj-haka-


Kareem, wa-anta, Yaa-Allaah, Ha-lee-mun – Ka-
reemun – ‘azeem, tu-Hib-bul -‘afwa- fa’-fu- ‘an-ni.

O Allah! Verily (this) Your House is indeed great,


and Your Countenance the Most Noble, and You ,
O Allah! Is Most Kind, Most Noble and Most
Exalted! You like to forgive, so be kind and
forgive me (all my sins and errors) .

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Important recitation:
• Rob-banaa aa-tina fid-dun-yaa Hasanatan wa-fil-
aakhirati Hasanatan wa-qinaa ‘azaa-ban-naar.
Wa- ad-khil-naa jan-nataa ma-’al -ab-rar yaa-
azeezu ya ghaf-faar, ya rob-bal-’aa-lameen.

• O Our Lord! Give us Goodness in this world, give


us Goodness in the Hereafter, and save us from
the torments of Hell-fire. And make us to enter
Paradise together with the Righteous ones. O
Most Powerful, O Most Forgiving O Lord of the
Worlds.

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Important recitation:
At ending of a circuit, to resume next circuit, by
kissing, touching or signal to the Hajr-al-Aswad
(Black stone) and proclaim audibly:

• Bis-millaahi Allaahu akbar walil-laa-hil-


Hamd.

• In the name of Allah, Allah is the Greatest,


and to Him belongs all the Praises.

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Allaa-humma, innii –as-aluka, ii-maa-nan kaa-mila,


wa- ya-qii-nan swo- diqa, wa-riz-qon waa- si- ’aa ,
wa- qol-ban khaa-shi- ’a, wa- li- saa - nan – dzaa-
kira.

O Allah! I ask from You for perfect Faith (Iman), for


a conviction that is True, provisions that is wide
and plenty, and for a heart that is humble (with
reverential fear of You), and a tongue that utters
much remembrance (of You).

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wa -riz-qon-Halaa -lan twoy-yiba, wa-tau -batan –na-


swuu-Ha, wa-tau-batan-qob-lal-mawt, wa-Ro-
Hatan- ‘indal-mawt, wal-magh-firotan - wa-
Rohatan ba’-dal mawt, wal-’afwu-’indal-Hisaab,
wal-fawza- bil-jan-nah, wa-na-jaa-ta minan-naar.

And (I ask You O Allah!) Sustenance that is lawful and good,


and repentance that is true and sincere, repentance before
death, and ease at time of death (with Your blessings), ease
(with Your blessings) and forgiveness after death, Your
forgiveness at the time of interrogation, for the success
with being given Paradise, and the protection from the
Hell-fire.

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Bi- raH-ma-tika Yaa- ‘Azee-zu-Yaa-Ghaf-faar.


Rob-bii - zid-nii- ‘il-maan, wa-al-Hiq-nii- bis-swaa-li-
Heen.

(All these I ask of You O Allah!) with Your Mercy and


Compassion, O the Most Exalted in Might! O the
Most Forgiving!
O my Lord (Sustainer)! Increase my knowledge and
include me amongst the People of Righteousness.

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Important recitation:
• Rob-banaa aa-tina fid-dun-yaa Hasanatan wa-fil-
aakhirati Hasanatan wa-qinaa ‘azaa-ban-naar.
Wa- ad-khil-naa jan-nataa ma-’al -ab-rar yaa-
azeezu ya ghaf-faar, ya rob-bal-’aa-lameen.

• O Our Lord! Give us Goodness in this world, give


us Goodness in the Hereafter, and save us from
the torments of Hell-fire. And make us to enter
Paradise together with the Righteous ones. O
Most Powerful, O Most Forgiving O Lord of the
Worlds.

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