Holy Month of Ramadan

Munajat Imam Ali (as )

Munajaat (Whispered Prayer) of Imam Ali (as)-Amir-ul-Momineen Also known as Munajat of Masjid-e-Kufa مناجأة أمير المؤمنين علي بن أبي طالب"ع" .

َللّـهُمَّ إِنّي أَسْأَلُكَ الأَمَانَ يَوْمَ لا يَنْفَعُ مالٌ  وَلابَنُونَ إِلاّ مَنْ أَتَىٰ اللهَ بِقَلْبٍ سَليمٍ،
allaahumma innee as-alukal amaana yawma laa yanfa-u’ maalun wa laa banoonun illaa man atallaaha biqalbin saleem
O Allah, I ask You for protection on the day when property will not avail, nor sons except he who comes with a heart free (from evil) (26: 88)
وَأَسْاَلُكَ الأَمانَ يَوْمَ يَعَضُّ الظّالِمُ عَلىٰ يَدَيْهِ يَقُولُ يا لَيْتِني اتَّخَذْتُ مَعَ الرَّسُولِ سَبيلاً
wa as-alukal amaana yawma ya-a’z”z”uz’ z’aalimu a’laa yadayhi ya qoolu yaa laytanittakhad’tu ma-a’rrasooli sabeelaa
And I ask You for protection on the day when the unjust one will bite his hands saying: O would that I had taken a way with the messenger (25; 27)
وَأَسْاَلُكَ الأَمانَ يَوْمَ يُعْرَفُ الْمُجْرِمُونَ بِسيمـاهُمْ فَيُؤْخَذُ بِالنَّواصي وَالأَقْدامِ
wa as-alukal amaana yawma yu’-raful mujrimoona biseemaahum fayoo-khad’u bin nawaas’ee wal aqdaam
And I ask You for protection on the day when the guilty shall be recognised by their marks so they shall be seized by the forelocks and the feet (55; 41)
وَأَسْاَلُكَ الأَمانَ يَوْمَ لا يَجْزي والِدٌ عَنْ وَلَدِهِ وَلا مَوْلُودٌ هُوَ جازٍ عَنْ والِدِهِ شَيْئاً إِنَّ وَعْدَ اللهِ حَقٌّ
wa as-alukal amaana yawma laa yajzee waalidun a’n wlaadihee wa laa mawloodun huwa jaazin a’n inna wa’-dallaahi h’aqq
And I ask You for protection on the day when a father shall not give any satisfaction for his son nor shall the child give any satisfaction for his father, Surely the promise of Allah is true (31; 33)
وَأَسْاَلُكَ الأَمانَ يَوْمَ لا يَنْفَعُ الظّالِمينَ مَعْذِرَتُهُمْ وَلَهُمُ اللَّعْنَةُ وَلَهُمْ سُوءُ الدّارِ
wa as-alukal amaana yawma laa yanfa-u’z z’aalimeena ma’-d’iratuhum wa lahumul la’-natu wa lahum soo-ud daar
And I ask You for protection on the day when the unjust shall not benefit from their excuse and for them is curse and for them is the evil abode (40; 52)
وَأَسْاَلُكَ الأَمانَ يَوْمَ لا تَمْلِكُ نَفْسٌ لِنَفْسٍ شَيْئاً وَالأَمْرُ يَوْمَئِذٍ للهِ
wa as-alukal amaana yawma laa yamliku nafsun linafsin shay-an wal amru yawma-id’in lillaah
And I ask You for protection on the day when no soul shall control anything for (another) soul and the command on that day shall be entirely Allah's (82; 19)
وَأَسْاَلُكَ الأَمانَ يَوْمَ يَفِرُّ الْمَرْءُ مِنْ أَخيهِ وَأُمِّهِ وَأَبيهِ وَصاحِبَتِهِ وَبَنيهِ لِكُلِّ امْرِئٍ مِنْهُمْ يَوْمَئِذٍ شَأْنٌ يُغْنيهِ
wa as-alukal amaana yawma yafirrul mar-u min akheehi wa ummihee wa abeehee wa s’aah’ibatihee wa baneehee likulli amree-in minhum yawma-id’in shaanun yughneehi
And I ask You for protection on the day when a man shall flee from his brother, and his mother, his father, his spouse, and his children, each one of them on that day will have a concern which will occupy him (80;34)
وَأَسْاَلُكَ الأَمانَ يَوْمَ يَوَدُّ المُجْرِمُ لَوْ يَفْتَدي مِنْ عَذابِ يَوْمَئِذٍ بِبَنيهِ وَصاحِبَتِهِ وَأَخيهِ وَفَصيلَتِهِ الَّتي تُؤْويهِ وَمَنْ فِي الأَرْضِ جَميعاً ثُمَّ يُنْجيهِ
wa as-alukal a-maana yawma ya-waddul mujrimu law yaftadee min a’d’aabi yawma-id’im bibaneehee wa s’aahibatihee wa akheehee wa fas’eelatil latee tooweehi wa man fil arz”l jamee-a’n thumma yunajjeehi
And I ask You for protection on the day when the guilty will wish to redeem himself from the chastisement of that day by (sacrificing) his children, and the near of kin who gave him shelter and all those that are in the earth (wising) that this might deliver him ...
كَلّا إِنَّها لَظىٰ نَزّاعَةً لِلشَّوىٰ
kallaa innahaa laz’aa nazzaa-a’tal lish-shawaa
... by no means! Surely it is a flaming fire, dragging by the head (70; 11; 16)
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْمَوْلىٰ وَأَنَا الْعَبْدُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْعَبْدَ إِلّا الْمَوْلىٰ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal mawlaa wa anal a’bdu wa hal yarh’amul a’bda illal mawlaa
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Master and I am the Slave, and who else can be merciful to the slave except the Master?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْمالِكُ وَأَنَا الْمَمْلُوكُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمَمْلُوكَ إِلّا الْمالِكُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal maaliku wa anal mamlooku wa hal yarh’amul mamlooka illal maalik
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Owner and I am the one owned by You, and who else can be merciful to the owned except the owner?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْعَزيزُ وَأَنَا الذَّليلُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الذَّليلَ إِلّا الْعَزيزُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antla a’zeezu wa anad’ d’aleelu wa hal yarh’amud’ d’aleela illal a’zeez
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Mighty and I am the low, and who else can be merciful to the low except the Mighty?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْخالِقُ وَأَنَا الْمَخْلُوقُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ المَخْلُوقَ إِلّا الْخالِقُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal khaaliqu wa anal makhlooqu wa anal makhlooqu wa hal yarh’amul makhlooqa illal khaaliq
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Creator and I am the creature, and who else can be merciful to the creature except the Creator?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْعَظيمُ وَأَنَا الْحَقيرُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْحَقيرَ إِلّا الْعَظيمُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaay antal a’zeemu wa anal h’aqeeru wa hal yarh’amul h’aqeera illal a’zeem
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Glorious and I am the miserable, and who else can be merciful to the miserable except the Glorious?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْقَوِيُّ وَأَنَا الضَّعيفُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الضَّعيفَ إِلّا الْقَوِيُّ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaay antal qawiyyu wa anal za’eefu wa hal yarh’amul za’eefa illal qawiy
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Powerful and I am the weak, and who else can be merciful to the weak except the Powerful?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْغَنِيُّ وَأَنَا الْفَقيرُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْفَقيرَ إِلّا الْغَنِيُّ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal ghaniyyu wa anal faqeeru wa hal yarh’amul faqeera illal ghaniyy
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Wealthy and I am the Poor, and who else can be merciful to the poor except the Wealthy?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْمُعْطي وَأَنَا السّائِلُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ السّائِلَ إِلّا الْمُعْطي
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal mu’-t’ee wa anas saa-ilu wa hal yarh’amus saaila illal mu’-t’ee
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Bestower and I am the beggar, and who else can be merciful to the beggar except the Bestower?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْحَيُّ وَأَنَا الْمَيِّتُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمَيِّتَ إِلّا الْحَيُّ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal h’ayyu wa anal mayyitu wa hal yarh’amul mayyita illal h’ayy
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Living and I am the dead, and who else can be merciful to the dead except the Living?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْباقي وَأَنَا الْفاني وَ هَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْفانيَ إِلّا الْباقي
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal baaqee wa anal faanee wa hal yarh’amul faanee illal baaqee
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Eternal and I am the transient, and who else can be merciful to the transient except the Eternal?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الدّائِمُ وَأَنَا الزّائِلُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الزّائِلَ إِلّا الدّائِمُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal daa-imu wa anaz zaa-ilu wa hal yarh’amuz zaaila illad daa-im
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Permanent and I am the short-lived, and who else can be merciful to the short-lived except the Permanent?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الرّازِقُ وَأَنَا الْمَرْزُوقُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمَرْزُوقَ إِلّا الرّازِقُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antar raaziqu wa anal marzooqu wa anal marzooqu wa hal yarh’amul marzooqa illar raaziq
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Provider and I am the blessed, and who else can be merciful to the blessed except the Provider?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْجَوادُ  وَأَنَا الْبَخيلُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْبَخيلَ إِلّا الْجَوادُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal ja waadu wa anal bakheelu bakheela illal jawaad
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Generous and I am the miser, and who else can be merciful to the miser except the Generous?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْمُعافي وَأَنَا الْمُبْتَلىٰ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمُبْتَلىٰ إِلّا الْمُعافي
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal mua’afee wa anal mubtalaa wa  hal yarh’amul mubtalaa illal mu-a’afee
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Healer and I am the afflicted, and who else can be merciful to the afflicted except the Healer?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْكَبيرُ وَأَنَا الصَّغيرُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الصَّغيرَ إِلّا الْكَبيرُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal kabeeru wa anas’ s’agheeru wa hal yarh’amus’ s’agheera illal kabeer
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Great and I am the insignificant, and who else can be merciful to the insignificant except the Great?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْهادي وَأَنَا الضّالُّ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الضّالَّ إِلّا الْهادي
mawlayaa yaa mawlaaya antal hadee wa anaz” z”allu wa hal yarh’amuz” z”aalla illal haadee
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Leading and I am the straying, and who else can be merciful to the straying except the Leading?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الرَّحْمنُ وَأَنَا الْمَرْحُومُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمَرْحُومَ إِلّا الرَّحْمنُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antar rah’maanu wa anal marh’oomu wa hal yarh’amul marh’ooma illar rah’maan
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Merciful and I am the one shown mercy, and who else can be merciful to the one shown mercy except the Merciful?
مَوْلايَ يامَوْلايَ أَنْتَ السُّلْطانُ وَأَنَا الْمُمْتَحَنُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمُمْتَحَنَ إِلّا السُّلْطانُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antas sult’aanu wa anal mumtah’anu wa hal yarh’amul mumtah’ana illas sult’aan
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Authority and I am the tried, and who else can be merciful to the tried except the Authority?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الدَّليلُ وَأَنَا الْمُتَحَيِّرُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمُتَحَيِّرَ إِلّا الدَّليلُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antad daleelu wa anal mutah’ayyiru wa hal mutah’ayyira ilad daleel
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Guide and I am the confused, and who else can be merciful to the confused except the Guide?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْغَفُورُ وَأَنَا الْمُذْنِبُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمُذْنِبَ إِلّا الْغَفُورُ
mawlaaya antal ghafooru wa anal mud’nibu wa hal yrh’amul mud’nibu illal ghafoor
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Forgiver and I am the sinner, and who else can be merciful to the sinner except the Forgiver?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْغالِبُ وَأَنَا الْمَغْلُوبُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمَغْلُوبَ إِلّا الْغالِبُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal ghaalibu wa anal maghloobu wa hal yarh’amul maghlooba illal ghaalib
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Victor and I am the defeated, and who else can be merciful to the defeated except the Victor?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الرَّبُّ وَأَنَا الْمَرْبُوبُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْمَرْبُوبَ إِلّا الرَّبُّ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antar rabbu wa anal marboobu wa hal yarh’amul marbooba illar rabb
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the Nourisher and I am the nourished, and who else can be merciful to the nourished except the Nourisher?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ أَنْتَ الْمُتَكَبِّرُ وَأَنَا الْخاشِعُ وَهَلْ يَرْحَمُ الْخاشِعَ إِلّا الْمُتَكَبِّرُ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya antal mutakabbiru wa anal khaashi-u’ wa hal yarh’amul kaashi-a’ illal mutakabbir
My Lord, O my Lord, You are the High-handed and I am the humble, and who else can be merciful to humble the except the High-handed?
مَوْلايَ يا مَوْلايَ اِرْحَمْني بِرَحْمَتِكَ
mawlaaya yaa mawlaaya arh’amnee birah’matika
My Lord, O my Lord, have mercy on me by Your mercy,
وَارْضَ عَنّي بِجُودِكَ وَكَرَمِكَ وَفَضْلِكَ
warz”a a’nnee bijoodika wa karamika wa faz”lika
and be pleased with me by Your Generosity and Your Magnanimity and Your Grace,
يا ذَا الْجُودِ وَالاِحْسانِ وَالطَّوْلِ وَالِإمْتِنانِ
yaa d’al joodi wal ih’saani wat’t’ooli wal imtinaani
O the Generous, and Beneficent, O the Almighty and the Benefactor,
بِرَحْمَتِكَ يا اَرْحَمَ الرّاحِمينَ
birah’matika yaa arh’amar raaha’imeen
By your Mercy, O the most Merciful of the Merciful.