Al-Sahifa e Alaviya

Supplication 126 -Day 3 of month

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In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate 

Praise belongs to Allah the Existing, the Everlasting, the All-forbearing, the All-generous, “ … the First, the Last, the Manifest, the Hidden” (57:3), The One, the Only who “does not beget, nor is He begotten, and there is no one like Him ” (112:3-4). 

Praise belongs to Allah, the Guide, the Just, “ .. the manifest Truth” (24:25), Possessor of generous bounty, the All-Mighty, the Benefactor, the Munificent, the Straitener, the Outspreader, “ .. the Possessor of Power, the Strong” (51:58), Possessor of Bounty and Bestowal…  

Praise belongs to Allah, the Inheritor, the Guardian, the All-Witnessing, the Watcher, the Answerer, the All-Encompassing, the Preserver, the Watcher, the Prohibitor, the Judge, the Bestower, the One Who tests, the Giver of life, the Causer of death, “..Possessor of Majesty and Grace” (55:78), “.. Worthy of being feared and Worthy to forgive” (74:56), “ .. the Lord of the ways of ascent’ to Him the angels and the Spirit ascend” (70:3-4)…  

Praise belongs to Allah, the Provider, the Originator, the All-Merciful, Possessor of “ .. All- Embracing Mercy” (6:148), Ample blessings,  “.. the decisive argument” (6:149), the loftiest likenesses and the Most Beautiful Names; Severe in might; He “.. splits the sky into dawn ..” (6:96); He “ .. splits the grain and the date-stone, He brings forth the living from the dead; He brings forth the dead from the living . ” (6:95);

And “He regulates the affair” (10:3); 

“He splits the sky into dawn, and has made the night for rest, and the sun and the moon for reckoning, that is the measuring of the All-mighty, the All-knowing” (6:96),  

Praise belongs to Allah “Exalter of ranks is He, Lord of the Throne, He sends the Spirit by His command upon whomsoever He wills of His servants” (40:15); 

Performer of every good, Lord of mankind, and Lord of the lands, to Him is the return and He is of the Station most  high.

“He knows what every soul earns..” (13:42),  

“Forgiver of sins, Acceptor of repentance, severe in chastisement,  

Lord of Bounty, there is no god but He, and to Him is the ultimate end” (40:3) 

“ Mighty in power” (13:13) “quick at the reckoning” (3:19), Upholder of justice, “ … when He decrees a thing He only say to it ‘Be”, and it is ” (3:47).

 Outspreader of the good, Bestower of bounty howsoever He wills,

The one who asks of Him is not disappointed, nor is the one who has hope in Him regretful; His Mercy is not straitened, nor can His blessings be enumerated. His promise is true and He is “…the most just of judges” (11:45), the  “.. most swift of reckoners” (6:62) and the Most Generous of the bountiful; Ample in bounty, Terrible in assault, His Judgement is just and He is worthy of Praise.  

“.. True to His promise” (19:54), He gives the good and “.. decides justly” (40:20), He “.. guides on the way” (33:4) “and He guides whomsoever He wills to a right path” (10:25),  “…Vast in forgiveness” (53:32), “… like Him there is naught” (42:11), He “.. created the heavens and the earth (6:73) and “.. death and life, that He might try you (as to) who of you is best in deeds, and He is the Ever-prevalent, the Oft-forgiving” (67:2). Fair in praise and goodly in trial, “…Hearer of the prayer” (14:39), Just in judgement, “.. He does what He will” (3:40) and His is the Glory and the Praise, and His is the Power, the Grandeur and the Might “.. He sends down the rain” (31:34), He knows the unseen, “.. He outspreads sustenance for whomsoever He wills” (13:26), He “.. looses the winds” (7:57), “… raises the heavy clouds” (13:12) “..regulates the affair” (13:2), “.. answers the constrained when he calls unto Him” (27:62), answers the caller, “..removes the distress” (27:62)

and gives the beggar, There is no withholder of that which He gives, nor any giver of that which He withholds, “… there is nothing whatsoever like unto Him; He is All-Hearing, All-seeing” (42:11)

 O He Whose Names are sanctified, “His are the creation and the command, Blessed be Allah, the Lord of the worlds” (7:54), majestic is His Praise, His Mercy encompasses everything, and it is manifest and hidden through His Generosity, “.. and He is the Most merciful of the merciful” (12:64)… 

O Allah, bless Muhammad and the family of Muhammad, and forgive us what is past of our sins, and protect us (from sin) in what remains of our lives.  

O Allah, make the best of our actions those that come at the end, and the best of our days the day of meeting You.

 O Allah, bestow on us in this hour, in all that we encounter in this day of ours, forgiveness, happiness, pardon, success and salvation from the Fire.  

O Allah, expand for us our provision, bless us in our lives, guard us from evil and harm and grant us release (from distress) and ease. 

“Surely, You are the hearer of the prayer” (3:38) and are All-gracious to what You will (ref 12:100) 

Alternate previous translation

In the name of Allah the Beneficent the Merciful.

All praise be to Allah, Eternal with Constant activity, the Wise, Kind, Foremost, Everlasting, Manifest, Hidden, the Only One, the Matchless - Needless, He begets none nor is he begotten. 

There is none like Him. Glory be to Allah Who is the real Guide, the Truth, the Justice, Manifest, Lord of Mighty Grace, Magnificent Most, Honoured, Bestower, he grants poverty and affluence to Who He wishes. He is the Lord of the invulnerable strength, Excellent and Grantor of favour.

Praise be to Allah the Heir, the Guardian, Witness, Seer, Watchful, Listener of prayers. Encompassing, Protector, Withholder, Opener, Provider, Giver of life and death.

The Glorious and Gracious, Worthy to be feared and worthy to seek refuge to, the Lord of Ascents, unto Him ascend the Angels and the Spirit.

All Praise be to Allah Who is the Sustainer and Creator, Merciful, His mercy is all embracing, Total Blessing and Absolute Proof. Whose similitudes are most exalted and names are most beautiful.

Whose powers are invincible the Cleaver of the dawn. The splitter of grain seed and the date stone. He brings forth the living from the dead and the dead from the living.

He regulates the affairs of the Universe. He is the Cleaver of the dawn; and has made the night for rest and the sun and the moon for reckoning time. This is the measuring of the Almighty, the All-knowing Lord.

All Praise be to Allah, the most exalted, Lord of the Heavenly Throne; sends forth He the Spirit at His own behest on whomsoever He wishes of his servants that he may warn men of the day of meeting, all good emanates from Him, Lord of mankind, Lord of Lands. To Him is the return of all.

He it is Who is at the zenith of vision, knows He whatever any living being earns, Forgiver of sin, acceptor of repentance, severe to chastise, the Lord of bounty.

There is no god but He, unto Him is the ultimate and of the life journey of everything. He is Mighty in prowess, Swift in reckoning, Firm in justice. When He decrees an affair He only says to it "Be" and it is. He is full of good, and is Bestower of good as He wishes.

He never disappoints him who beseeches Him, nor puts him to shame who is hopeful of Him. Neither His blessings shrink nor can His bounties be counted. His promise is just and right.

He is the greatest amongst all the judges and the quickest amidst all reckoners, Most Generous of all bountifuls, liberal in granting bounties but stern in punishment. His decisions are just and He alone deserves praise. He is true to His promise and Bestower of good.

Justice is the basis of His decisions. He guides towards the true path and leads to straight path whomever He wishes. He is infinite in His mercy. There is nothing whatsoever the like of Him. He created the sky, the Earth, death and life that he may try of you who of you is best in deeds.

He alone is Al-Mighty, of forgiving, handsomely praised, He tests the believers by gracious trial. Hearer of prayers and Just in His decisions. He acts as He wishes and creates what He pleases.

Might and Praise is for Him. And for Him is Greatness, Pride and Sublimity. He sends down rain, knows the "Unseen". He increases the sustenance of whom He wishes, causes the wind to blow and He raises the heavy clouds and regulates the affairs of the Universe. He answers the distressed when he calls Him, listens to the people's prayers, removes their difficulties and satisfies the seeker.

None can stop that which He bestows nor can any one give that which He withholds. There is nothing whatsoever the like him. He is All hearing and of All-seeing.

His names are secured. To create and to command are His domains. Hallowed is He the Lord of Worlds. Great is His praise and all embracing is His mercy manifested or hidden by His grace.

Allah is most merciful.