Al-Sahifa e Alaviya

Supplication 25
Another Elegy of Imam Ali (a.s.)

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In the name of Allah the Beneficent the Merciful.

O the one who hears the supplication! O the one who is everliving! O the one to bestow great bounties on the one who is dependant and needy.
O the knower of the unseen! O the concealer of the unseen! O the forgiver of sins!
O the averter of difficulties from the one who is sorrowful and unhappy! O the possessor of signs!
O the one to make vegetation grow! O the one to gather the scattered ones! O the one to give life to the rotten bones!
O the one who from black and lightening clouds sends water and smoke to the earth. O the creator of skins together with the might which is illuminated by the shine of stars.
O the one who opens the door to success! O the one who day and night blows the air which brings the clouds!
O the one who by the distinguished qualities gathers the strength high and huge mountains are set in the hard earth.
And O the leader of guidance and O the one to inspire the mighty!
O the one who sustains the creatures O the one to enliven the inhabitants and the one to dispel the sorrows.
And He from who I seek asylum and refuge, whose order prevails and I don't have courage to run away from him, who is great, most high and gentle.
O the one to free the prisoners and O the one to amend the broken hearts.
O the one who makes the indigent, self-sufficient; O the one who sustains the children and the one who cures the sick.
O the one from whom strength is sought, O the one through whom dishonour and disgrace, calamities and misfortunes are averted, protect me from sorrow and discomfort.
Protect me from every intellect who makes forget the Day of Judgement, which pains the heart, and which diverts the soul from the stoned shaitaan.
And O the one who sustains the creatures which comprises of men, moles and children of birds they are also sustained and clothed.
He is the possessor of pure knowledge. O the owner of the destines whether obedient or disobedient, no person is away from You whether he is dead or alive. O the best of the compensators and the one to give happiness on faith and the one to enforce Your laws, You are generous, wise.
O He who has fully covered us, ward off calamities from us. Whose kingdom is vast and who judges between good deeds and evil deeds equally.
O the one who is aware of the actions, O He who hears the words,
O He who appoints the destiny from the protected and familiar justice.
O He who hears, whose creation is unparallel, whose throne is raised, who is protected from every tyrant and oppressor. O the One who gives when asked, and whatever He gave, gave nicely. When He took care it was extremely high, who made clean and pure every thing by the great bounties.
O the refuge of the weak, O the redness of the grievances.
O the subtle You are great and high You are generous and merciful on us, aware and kind to us.
O He who judges between the people with truth, and the judgement is enforced on everything in the universe, after which it is not beneficial to save ourselves from death and destruction. Our Lord! You see us and we cannot see You.
There is no lord other than You, so guide us towards You and don't set Your chastisement on us only by Your protected Grace. O the possessor of magnamity O the possessor of Honour, O the possessor of actions and the initiator. Your kingdom is High.
O Lord, save me from Hell and from the great fear and from its life and death and from its eternal sorrow, from its hot water and make me a companion of Quran, a resident of Heaven, and their husband of Huries.
Grant me refuge in the Heavens, those bounties and pleasures in which there is no vulgarity, nor any sorrow, nor lamentation, neither sickness nor fatigue. That pure abode where there will be
no hardships, which will a pleasure for the residents, and good news for the inhabitants and a place of honour and repute.
That high place where beauty is continued, which is illuminated by bounties, a place of honour for the generous. That place whose the carpet is put, excellent dressers, superb delicacies and cool refreshing water.
O the one who is above my every praise.
I plead You to send blessings on Mohammed and the progeny of Mohammed and whatever I have south from you, don't turn down anything but with Your grace increase the bounties.
O Lord You have power over everthing.
O He who is more kind than any one. By Your mercy send blessings on our Prophet Mohammed and His progeny.