Sahifa Sajjadiya (Psalms of Islam)

by Imam Ali Zain-ul Abideen (peace be upon him)

Sahifa Sajjadiya - Supplication 41

Dua 41 HIs Supplication in Asking Covering & Protection
دُعَاؤُهُ فِي طَلَبِ السَّتْرِ وَ الْوِقَايَةِ

أَللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَى مُحَمَّد وَآلِهِ،
al-laahum-ma s'al-li a'laa muh'am-madiw-wa aaalih
1.O God, bless Muhammad and his Household,
وَأَفْرِشْنِي مِهَادَ كَـرَامَتِـكَ،
wa af-rish-nee mihaada karaamatik
2.spread for me the bed of Your honour,
وَأَوْرِدْنِي مَشَارِعَ رَحْمَتِـكَ،
wa aw-rid-nee mashaaria' rah'-matik
3.bring me to the wateringholes of Your mercy,
وَأَحْلِلْنِي بُحْبُوحَةَ جَنَّتِكَ،
wa ah'-lil-nee buh'-booh'ata jan-natik
4.set me down in the midst of Your Garden,
وَلاَ تَسُمْنِي بِالرَّدِّ عَنْكَ،
wa laa tasum-nee bir-rad-di a'nk
5.stamp me not with rejection by You,
وَلا تَحْرِمْنِي بِـالْخَيْبَةِ مِنْـكَ،
wa laa tah'-rim-nee bil-khay-bati mink
6.deprive me not through disappointment by You,
وَلاَ تُقَاصَّنِي بِمَـا اجْتَرَحْتُ،
wa laa tuqaaas'-s'anee bimaj-tarah'-t
7.settle not accounts with me for what I have committed,
وَلاَ تُنَاقِشْنِي بِمَا اكْتَسَبْتُ،
wa laa tunaaqish-nee bimak-tasab-t
8.make no reckoning with me for what I have earned,
وَلا تُـبْرِزْ مَكْتُوْمِي، وَلاَ تَكْشِفْ مَسْتُورِي،
wa laa tub-riz mak-toomee wa laa tak-shif mas-tooree
9.display not what I have hidden, expose not what I have covered over,
وَلاَ تَحْمِلْ عَلَى مِيزانِ الأنْصَافِ عَمَلِي،
wa laa tah'-mil a'laa meezaanil-ins'aafi a'malee
10.weigh not my works on the scales of fairness,
وَلاَ تُعْلِنْ عَلَى عُيُونِ الْمَلاَءِ خَبَـرِي.
wa laa tua'-lin a'laa u'yoonil-malaa khabaree
11.and make not my tidings known to the eyes of the crowd!
أَخْفِ عَنْهُمْ مَا يَكُونُ نَشْرُهُ عَلَيَّ عَاراً،
akh-fi a'n-hum maa yakoonu nash-ruhoo a'lay-ya a'araa
12.Conceal from them everything whose unfolding would shame me
وَاطْوِ عَنْهُمْ مَا يُلْحِقُنِي عِنْدَكَ شَنَاراً،
wat'-wi a'n-hum maa yul-h'iqunee i'ndaka shanaaraa
13.and roll up before them all which would join me to disgrace with You!
شَرِّفْ دَرَجَتِي بِرِضْوَانِكَ،
shar-rif darajatee biriz''-waanik
14.Ennoble my degree through Your good pleasure,
وَأكْمِلْ كَرَامَتِي بِغُفْرَانِكَ،
wa ak-mil karaamatee bighuf-raanik
15.perfect my honour through Your forgiveness,
وَانْظِمْنِي فِي أَصْحَابِ الْيَمِينِ،
wa anz'im-nee feee as'-h'aabil-yameen
16.rank me among the companions of the right hand,
وَوَجِّهْنِي فِي مَسَالِكِ الآمِنِينَ،
wa waj-jih-nee fee masaalikil-aaamineen
17.direct me to the roads of the secure,
وَاجْعَلْنِي فِي فَوْجِ الْفَائِزِينَ،
waj-a'l-nee fee faw-jil-faaa-izeen
18.place me in the throng of the triumphant,
وَاعْمُرْ بِي مَجَالِسَ الصَّالِحِينَ،
waa'-mur bee majaalisas'-s'aalih'een
19.and through me let the sessions of the righteous thrive!
آمِينَ رَبَّ الْعَالَمِينَ .
aaameena rab-bal-a'alameen
20.Amen, Lord of the worlds!