The holy month of Ramadan
Daily Salawat
To be recited every day

Shaykh al-Tusi and Sayyid ibn Tawus have said: You are advised to say the following invocation of blessings upon the Holy Prophet everyday in the month of Ramadan: .

إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ وَمَلاَئِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَىٰ ٱلنَّبِيِّ
inna allaha wa mala'ikatahu yusalluna `ala alnnabiyyi
Verily, Allah and His angels send blessings to the Prophet.

يَا أَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ آمَنُوٱ صَلُّوٱ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوٱ تَسْلِيماً
ya ayyuha alladhina amanu sallu `alayhi wa sallmu tasliman
O you who believe, Call for Divine blessings on him and salute him with a becoming salutation.

لَبَّيْكَ يَا رَبِّ وَسَعْدَيْكَ وَسُبْحَانَكَ
labbayka ya rabbi wa sa`dayka wa subhanaka
Here I am at Your service, my Lord! Doing that which pleases You, and glory be to You.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
allahumma salli `ala muhammadin wa ali muhammadin
O Allah, (please do) bless Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad

وَبَارِكْ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
wa barik `ala muhammadin wa ali muhammadin
and send blessings to Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad

كَمَا صَلَّيْتَ وَبَارَكْتَ عَلَىٰ إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَآلِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ
kama sallayta wa barakta `ala ibrahima wa ali ibrahima
just as You have blessed and conferred benedictions upon (Prophet) Abraham and the Household of Abraham.

إِنَّكَ حَمِيدٌ مَجِيدٌ
innaka hamidun majidun
You are verily worthy of all praise and full of all glory.

اللَّهُمَّ ٱرْحَمْ مُحَمَّداً وَآلَ مُحَمَّدٍ
allahumma irham muhammadan wa ala muhammadin
O Allah, (please do) have mercy upon Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad

كَمَا رَحِمْتَ إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَآلَ إِبْرَاهِيمَ
kama rahimta ibrahima wa ala ibrahima
just as You had mercy upon (Prophet) Abraham and the Household of Abraham.

إِنَّكَ حَمِيدٌ مَجِيدٌ
innaka hamidun majidun
You are verily worthy of all praise and full of all glory.

اللَّهُمَّ سَلِّمْ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
allahumma sallim `ala muhammadin wa ali muhammadin
O Allah, (please do) send peace upon Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad

كَمَا سَلَّمْتَ عَلَىٰ نُوحٍ فِي ٱلْعَالَمِينَ
kama sallamta `ala nuhin fi al`alamina
just as You sent peace upon Noah among all the creatures.

اللَّهُمَّ ٱمْنُنْ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
allahumma imnun `ala muhammadin wa ali muhammadin
O Allah, (please do) confer favors on Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad

كَمَا مَنَنْتَ عَلَىٰ مُوسَىٰ وَهَارُونَ
kama mananta `ala musa wa haruna
just as You conferred a favor upon (Prophets) Moses and Aaron.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ كَمَا شَرَّفْتَنَا بِهِ
allahumma salli `ala muhammadin wa ali muhammadin kama sharraftana bihi
O Allah, (please do) bless Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad just as You have honored us by him.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ كَمَا هَدَيْتَنَا بِهِ
allahumma salli `ala muhammadin wa ali muhammadin kama hadaytana bihi
O Allah, (please do) bless Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad just as You have guided us through him.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
allahumma salli `ala muhammadin wa ali muhammadin
O Allah, (please do) bless Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad

وَٱبْعَثْهُ مَقَاماً مَحْمُوداً يَغْبِطُهُ بِهِ ٱلأَوَّلُونَ وَٱلآخِرُونَ
wab`athhu maqaman mahmudan yaghbituhu bihi al-awwaluna wal-akhiruna
and send his a praiseworthy standing due to which all the past and the coming generations shall covet him.

عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ ٱلسَّلاَمُ كُلَّمَا طَلَعَتْ شَمْسٌ أَوْ غَرَبَتْ
`ala muhammadin wa alihi alssalamu kullama tala`at shamsun aw gharabat
Upon Muhammad and his Household be peace whenever the sun rises and sets.

عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ ٱلسَّلاَمُ كُلَّمَا طَرَفَتْ عَيْنٌ أَوْ بَرَقَتْ
`ala muhammadin wa alihi alssalamu kullama tarafat `aynun aw baraqat
Upon Muhammad and his Household be peace whenever an eye twinkles or glitters.

عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ ٱلسَّلاَمُ كُلَّمَا ذُكِرَ ٱلسَّلاَمُ
`ala muhammadin wa alihi alssalamu kullama dhukira alssalamu
Upon Muhammad and his Household be peace whenever peace is mentioned.

عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ ٱلسَّلاَمُ كُلَّمَا سَبَّحَ ٱللَّهَ مَلَكٌ أَوْ قَدَّسَهُ
`ala muhammadin wa alihi alssalamu kullama sabbaha allaha malakun aw qaddasahu
Upon Muhammad and his Household be peace whenever an angel glorifies or exalts Allah.

السَّلاَمُ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ فِي ٱلأَوَّلِينَ
alssalamu `ala muhammadin wa alihi fi al-awwalina
Peace be upon Muhammad and his Household among the past generations.

وَٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ فِي ٱلآخِرِينَ
wa alssalamu `ala muhammadin wa alihi fi al-akhirina
Peace be upon Muhammad and his Household among the last generations.

وَٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ فِي ٱلدُّنْيَا وَٱلآخِرَةِ
wa alssalamu `ala muhammadin wa alihi fi alddunya wal-akhirati
Peace be upon Muhammad and his Household in this world and in the Hereafter.

اللَّهُمَّ رَبَّ ٱلْبَلَدِ ٱلْحَرَامِ
allahumma rabba albaladi alharami
O Allah, Lord of the Holy Town,

وَرَبَّ ٱلرُّكْنِ وَٱلْمَقَامِ
wa rabba alrrukni walmaqami
Lord of the Rukn (Corner of Ka`bah) and the Maqam (Standing-place near Ka`bah),

وَرَبَّ ٱلْحِلِّ وَٱلْحَرَامِ
wa rabba alhill walharami
and Lord of legality and sanctuary,

أَبْلِغْ مُحَمَّداً نَبِيَّكَ عَنَّا ٱلسَّلاَمَ
abligh muhammadan nabiyyaka `anna alssalama
(please do) convey our greetings to Muhammad, Your Prophet.

اللَّهُمَّ أَعْطِ مُحَمَّداً مِنَ ٱلْبَهَاءِ وَٱلنَّضْرَةِ
allahumma a`ti muhammadan min albaha'i walnnadrati
O Allah, (please do) grant Muhammad brilliance, bloom,

وَٱلسُّرُورِ وَٱلْكَرَامَةِ وَٱلْغِبْطَةِ وَٱلْوَسِيلَةِ
walssururi walkaramati walghibtati walwasilati
delight, honor, happiness, right of intervention,

وَٱلْمَنْزِلَةِ وَٱلْمَقَامِ وَٱلشَّرَفِ وَٱلرِّفْعَةِ
walmanzilati walmaqami walshsharafi walrrif`ati
(exalted) rank, (exalted) position, nobility, elevation,

وَٱلشَّفَاعَةِ عِنْدَكَ يَوْمَ ٱلْقِيَامَةِ
walshshafa`ati `indaka yawma alqiyamati
and right of intercession before You on the Resurrection Day,

أَفْضَلَ مَا تُعْطِي أَحَداً مِنْ خَلْقِكَ
afdala ma tu`ti ahadan min khalqika
in the best way You have ever granted to any of Your creations.

وَأَعْطِ مُحَمَّداً فَوْقَ مَا تُعْطِي ٱلْخَلاَئِقَ
wa a`ti muhammadan fawqa ma tu`ti alkhala'iqa
(Please) grant Muhammad more than what You grant Your creatures

مِنَ ٱلْخَيْرِ أَضْعَافاً كَثِيرَةً لاَ يُحْصِيهَا غَيْرُكَ
min alkhayri ad`afan kathiratan la yuhsiha ghayruka
with many folds of goodness that none can count save You.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
allahumma salli `ala muhammadin wa ali muhammadin
O Allah, (please do) bless Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad

أَطْيَبَ وَأَطْهَرَ وَأَزْكَىٰ وَأَنْمَىٰ
atyaba wa athara wa azka wa anma
with the most excellent, purest, most increasing, most growing,

وَأَفْضَلَ مَا صَلَّيْتَ عَلَىٰ أَحَدٍ مِنَ ٱلأَوَّلِينَ وَٱلآخِرِينَ
wa afdala ma sallayta `ala ahadin min al-awwalina wal-akhirina
and best blessings that You have ever conferred on anyone from the past and the coming generations

وَعَلَىٰ أَحَدٍ مِنْ خَلْقِكَ يَا أَرْحَمَ ٱلرَّاحِمِينَ
wa `ala ahadin min khalqika ya arhama alrrahimina
and on anyone of Your created beings. O most Merciful of all those who show mercy!

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ عَلِيٍّ أَمِيرِ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ
allahumma salli `ala `aliyyin amiri almu'minina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to `Ali, the Commander of the Believers,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who provoke his enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ شَرِكَ فِي دَمِهِ
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man sharika fi damihi
inflict double chastisement on any one who had a hand in the shedding of his blood.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ فَاطِمَةَ بِنْتِ نَبِيِّكَ مُحَمَّدٍ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ ٱلسَّلاَمُ
allahumma salli `ala fatimata binti nabiyyika muhammadin `alayhi wa alihi alssalamu
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to Fatimah, the daughter of Your Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him and his Household,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهَا
wa wali man walaha
be the supporter of those who support her,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهَا
wa `adi man `adaha
be the enemy of him who provoke her enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ ظَلَمَهَا
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man zalamaha
inflict double chastisement on those who wronged her,

وَٱلعَنْ مَنْ آذَىٰ نَبِيَّكَ فِيهَا
wal`an man adha nabiyyaka fiha
and curse those who injured Your Prophet as they injured her.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ ٱلْحَسَنِ وَٱلْحُسَيْنِ إِمَامَيِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala alhasani walhusayni imamay almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to al-Hasan and al-Husayn, the two leaders of the Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُمَا
wa wali man walahuma
be the supporter of any one who supports them,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُمَا
wa `adi man `adahuma
be the enemy of any one who provoke their enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ شَرِكَ فِي دِمَائِهِمَا
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man sharika fi dima'ihima
and inflict double chastisement on any one who had a hand in the shedding of their blood.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ عَلِيِّ بْنِ ٱلْحُسَيْنِ إِمَامِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala `aliyyi ibni alhusayni imami almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to `Ali ibn al-Husayn, the leader of Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who invokes his enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ ظَلَمَهُ
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man zalamahu
and inflict double chastisement upon any one who wronged him.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ إِمَامِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala muhammadi bni `aliyyin imami almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to Muhammad ibn `Ali, the leader of Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who invokes his enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ ظَلَمَهُ
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man zalamahu
and inflict double chastisement upon any one who wronged him.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ إِمَامِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala ja`fari bni muhammadin imami almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to Ja`far ibn Muhammad, the leader of Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who invokes his enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ ظَلَمَهُ
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man zalamahu
and inflict double chastisement upon any one who wronged him.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُوسَىٰ بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ إِمَامِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala musa bni ja`farin imami almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to Musa ibn Ja`far, the leader of Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who invokes his enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ شَرِكَ فِي دَمِهِ
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man sharika fi damihi
and inflict double chastisement upon any one who had hand in the shedding of his blood.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ عَلِيِّ بْنِ مُوسَىٰ إِمَامِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala `aliyyi bni musa imami almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to `Ali ibn Musa, the leader of Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who invokes his enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ شَرِكَ فِي دَمِهِ
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man sharika fi damihi
and inflict double chastisement upon any one who had a hand in the shedding of his blood.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ إِمَامِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala muhammadi bni `aliyyin imami almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to Muhammad ibn `Ali, the leader of Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who invokes his enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ ظَلَمَهُ
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man zalamahu
and inflict double chastisement upon any one who wronged him.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ عَلِيِّ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ إِمَامِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala `aliyyi bni muhammadin imami almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to `Ali ibn Muhammad, the leader of Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who invokes his enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ ظَلَمَهُ
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man zalamahu
and inflict double chastisement upon any one who wronged him.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ ٱلْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ إِمَامِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala alhasani bni `aliyyin imami almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to al-Hasan ibn `Ali, the leader of Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who invokes his enmity,

وَضَاعِفِ ٱلْعَذَابَ عَلَىٰ مَنْ ظَلَمَهُ
wa da`if al`adhaba `ala man zalamahu
and inflict double chastisement upon any one who wronged him.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ ٱلْخَلَفِ مِنْ بَعْدِهِ إِمَامِ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ
allahumma salli `ala alkhalafi min ba`dihi imami almuslimina
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to the Successor after him, the leader of Muslims,

وَوَالِ مَنْ وَالاَهُ
wa wali man walahu
be the supporter of any one who supports him,

وَعَادِ مَنْ عَادَاهُ
wa `adi man `adahu
be the enemy of any one who invokes his enmity,

وَعَجِّلْ فَرَجَهُ
wa `ajjil farajahu
and expedite his Relief.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ ٱلْقَاسِمِ وَٱلطَّاهِرِ ٱبْنَيْ نَبِيِّكَ
allahumma salli `ala alqasimi walttahiri ibnay nabiyyika
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to al-Qasim and al-Tahir, the two sons of Your Prophet.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ رُقَيَّةَ بِنْتِ نَبِيِّكَ
allahumma salli `ala ruqayyata binti nabiyyika
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to Ruqayyah, the daughter of Your Prophet

وَٱلعَنْ مَنْ آذَىٰ نَبِيَّكَ فِيهَا
wal`an man adha nabiyyaka fiha
and curse those who injured Your Prophet through wronging her.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ أُمِّ كُلْثُومَ بِنْتِ نَبِيِّكَ
allahumma salli `ala ummi kulthuma binti nabiyyika
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to Umm-Kulthum, the daughter of Your Prophet

وَٱلعَنْ مَنْ آذَىٰ نَبِيَّكَ فِيهَا
wal`an man adha nabiyyaka fiha
and curse those who injured Your Prophet through wronging her.

اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ ذُرِّيَّةِ نَبِيِّكَ
allahumma salli `ala dhurriyyati nabiyyika
O Allah, (please do) send blessings to the offspring of Your Prophet.

اللَّهُمَّ ٱخْلُفْ نَبِيَّكَ فِي أَهْلِ بَيْتِهِ
allahumma ukhluf nabiyyaka fi ahli baytihi
O Allah, (please) be the representative of Your Prophet among his Household.

اللَّهُمَّ مَكِّنْ لَهُمْ فِي ٱلأَرْضِ
allahumma makkin lahum fi al-ardi
O Allah, (please do) grant them power in the land.

اللَّهُمَّ ٱجْعَلْنَا مِنْ عَدَدِهِمْ وَمَدَدِهِمْ
allahumma ij`alna min `adadihim wa madadihim
O Allah, (please do) include us with their troop, their aides,

وَأَنْصَارِهِمْ عَلَىٰ ٱلْحَقِّ فِي ٱلسِّرِّ وَٱلْعَلانِيَةِ
wa ansarihim `ala alhaqqi fi alssirri wal`alaniyati
and their supporters on confirming the truth secretly and openly.

اللَّهُمَّ ٱطْلُبْ بِذَحْلِهِمْ وَوِتْرِهِمْ وَدِمَائِهِمْ
allahumma utlub bidhahlihim wa witrihim wa dima'ihim
O Allah, (please do) retaliate upon those who wronged and slew them, and those who shed their blood.

وَكُفَّ عَنَّا وَعَنْهُمْ وَعَنْ كُلِّ مُؤْمِنٍ وَمُؤْمِنَةٍ
wa kuffa `anna wa `anhum wa `an kulli mu'minin wa mu'minatin
And (please) save us, them, and every believing man and women

بَأْسَ كُلِّ بَاغٍ وَطَاغٍ
ba'sa kulli baghin wa taghin
the evil of all tyrants and transgressors,

وَكُلِّ دَابَّةٍ أَنْتَ آخِذٌ بِنَاصِيَتِهَا
wa kulli dabbatin anta akhidhun binasiyatiha
and every living creature that You hold it by its forelock.

إِنَّكَ أَشَدُّ بَأْساً وَأَشَدُّ تَنْكِيلاً
innaka ashaddu ba'san wa ashaddu tankilan
Verily, You are the strongest in prowess and the strongest to give an exemplary punishment.


Sayyid Ibn Tawus adds: You may also say the following:


يَا عُدَّتِي فِي كُرْبَتِي
ya `uddati fi kurbati
O my means in troubles!

وَيَا صَاحِبِي فِي شِدَّتِي
wa ya sahibi fi shiddati
O my Companion in hardships!

وَيَا وَلِيِّي فِي نِعْمَتِي
wa ya waliyyi fi ni`mati
O Provider of my amenities!

وَيَا غَايَتِي فِي رَغْبَتِي
wa ya ghayati fi raghbati
O utmost of my desires!

أَنْتَ ٱلسَّاتِرُ عَوْرَتِي
anta alssatiru `awrati
It is You Who conceals my defects,

وَٱلْمُؤْمِنُ رَوْعَتِي
walmu'minu raw`ati
Who relieves my apprehensions,

وَٱلْمُقِيلُ عَثْرَتِي
walmuqilu `athrati
and Who overlooks my slips.

فَٱغْفِرْ لِي خَطِيئَتِي
faghfir li khati'ati
So, (please do) forgive my sin.

يَا أَرْحَمَ ٱلرَّاحِمِينَ
ya arhama alrrahimina
O most Merciful of all those who show mercy!


You may also say the following:


اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَدْعُوكَ لِهَمٍّ لاَ يُفَرِّجُهُ غَيْرُكَ
allahumma inni ad`uka lihammin la yufarrijuhu ghayruka
O Allah, I beseech You about a grief that none can relieve save You,

وَلِرَحْمَةٍ لاَ تُنَالُ إِلاَّ بِكَ
wa lirahmatin la tunalu illa bika
for mercy that cannot be attained except through You,

وَلِكَرْبٍ لاَ يَكْشِفُهُ إِلاَّ أَنْتَ
wa likarbin la yakshifuhu illa anta
about hardship from which none can rescue except You,

وَلِرَغْبَةٍ لاَ تُبْلَغُ إِلاَّ بِكَ
wa liraghbatin la tublaghu illa bika
for desire that cannot be obtained except by You,

وَلِحَاجَةٍ لاَ يَقْضِيهَا إِلاَّ أَنْتَ
wa lihajatin la yaqdiha illa anta
and for a need that none can settle save You.

اللَّهُمَّ فَكَمَا كَانَ مِنْ شَأْنِكَ مَا أَذِنْتَ لِي بِهِ مِنْ مَسْأَلَتِكَ
allahumma fakama kana min sha'nika ma adhinta li bihi min mas'alatika
O Allah, just as You have decided to allow me to pray You

وَرَحِمْتَنِي بِهِ مِنْ ذِكْرِكَ
wa rahimtani bihi min dhikrika
and had mercy upon me through allowing me to refer to You,

فَلْيَكُنْ مِنْ شَأْنِكَ سَيِّدِي ٱلإِجَابَةُ لِي فِيمَا دَعَوْتُكَ
falyakun min sha'nika sayyidi al-ijabatu li fima da`awtuka
so also, please, my Master, decide to respond to me in what I have prayed You for,

وَعَوَائِدُ ٱلإِفْضَالِ فِيمَا رَجَوْتُكَ
wa `awa'idu al-ifdali fima rajawtuka
confer upon me the favors for which I have hoped You,

وَٱلنَّجَاةُ مِمَّا فَزِعْتُ إِلَيْكَ فِيهِ
walnnajatu mimma fazi`tu ilayka fihi
and grant me redemption from that against which I have resorted to You.

فَإِنْ لَمْ أَكُنْ أَهْلاً أَنْ أَبْلُغَ رَحْمَتَكَ
fa'in lam akun ahlan an ablugha rahmataka
But if I do not deserve to attain Your mercy,

فَإِنَّ رَحْمَتَكَ أَهْلٌ أَنْ تَبْلُغَنِي وَتَسَعَنِي
fa'inna rahmataka ahlun an tablughani wa tasa`ani
then, Your mercy is too wide to avoid including and covering me.

وَإِنْ لَمْ أَكُنْ لِلإِجَابَةِ أَهْلاً
wa in lam akun lil-ijabati ahlan
If I do not deserve Your response,

فَأَنْتَ أَهْلُ ٱلفَضْلِ
fa'anta ahlu alfadli
then, You are the worthiest of granting favors

وَرَحْمَتُكَ وَسِعَتْ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ
wa rahmatuka wasi`at kulla shay'in
and Your mercy has covered all things.

فَلْتَسَعْنِي رَحْمَتُكَ يَا إِلٰهِي
faltasa`ni rahmatuka ya ilahi
So, let Your mercy include me, O my God.

يَا كَرِيمُ أَسْأَلُكَ بِوَجْهِكَ ٱلْكَرِيمِ
ya karimu as'aluka biwajhika alkarimi
O All-generous! I beseech You in the name of Your Noble Face

أَنْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَأَهْلِ بَيْتِهِ
an tusalliya `ala muhammadin wa ahli baytihi
to bless Muhammad and his Household,

وَأَنْ تُفَرِّجَ هَمِّي
wa an tufarrija hammi
relieve my grief,

وَتَكْشِفَ كَرْبِي وَغَمِّي
wa takshifa karbi wa ghammi
release me from my hardship and agony,

وَتَرْحَمَنِي بِرَحْمَتِكَ
wa tarhamani birahmatika
have mercy upon me out of Your mercy,

وَتَرْزُقَنِي مِنْ فَضْلِكَ
wa tarzuqani min fadlika
and confer on me with Your favor.

إِنَّكَ سَمِيعُ ٱلدُّعَاءِ قَرِيبٌ مُجِيبٌ
innaka sami`u alddu`a'i qaribun mujibun
You are verily the Hearer of prayers, the Nigh, and the Responding.