Ziaraat & Salawaat Upon Ahlubayt (علیه السلام)

Salawaat Upon Imam Mahdi

the Awaited One (peace be upon him)

Within the recommended rites on Fridays, Shaykh al-Tusi, in his book of Misbah al-Mutahajjid, has mentioned the following from Imam Hasan Askari (peace be upon him):


اَللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ وَلِيِّكَ
allahumma salli `ala waliyyika
O Allah, bless Your vicegerent
وَٱبْنِ أَوْلِيَائِكَ ٱلَّذِينَ فَرَضْتَ طَاعَتَهُمْ
wabni awliya'ika alladhina faradta ta`atahum
and the son of Your vicegerents the obedience to whom You have made incumbent upon us,
وَأَوْجَبْتَ حَقَّهُمْ
wa awjabta haqqahum
the observance of whose right You have made obligatory,
وَأَذْهَبْتَ عَنْهُمُ الرِّجْسَ
wa adhhabta `anhum alrrijsa
from whom You have removed filth,
وَطَهَّرْتَهُمْ تَطْهِيراً
wa tahhartahum tathiran
and whom You have purified with thorough purifying.
اَللَّهُمَّ ٱنْصُرْهُ وَٱنْتَصِرْ بِهِ لِدِينِكَ
allahumma insurhu wantasir bihi lidinika
O Allah, give him victory and make him the supporter of Your religion
وَٱنْصُرْ بِهِ أَوْلِيَاءَكَ وَأَوْلِيَاءَهُ
wansur bihi awliya'aka wa awliya'ahu
and through him, give victory to Your and his adherents,
وَشِيعَتَهُ وَأَنْصَارَهُ
wa shi`atahu wa ansarahu
followers, and backers,
وَٱجْعَلْنَا مِنْهُمْ
waj`alna minhum
and include us with them.
اَللَّهُمَّ أَعِذْهُ مِنْ شَرِّ كُلِّ بَاغٍ وَطَاغٍ
allahumma a`idhhu min sharri kulli baghin wa taghin
O Allah, protect him against the evil of every transgressor and tyrant
وَمِنْ شَرِّ جَمِيعِ خَلْقِكَ
wa min sharri jami`i khalqika
and against the evils of all Your creatures.
وَٱحْفَظْهُ مِنْ بَيْنَ يَدَيْهِ وَمِنْ خَلْفِهِ
wahfazhu min bayni yadayhi wa min khalfihi
Guard him from ahead of him, behind him,
وَعَنْ يَمِينِهِ وَعَنْ شِمَالِهِ
wa `an yaminihi wa `an shimalihi
his right side, and his left side.
وَٱحْرُسْهُ وَٱمْنَعْهُ مِنْ أَنْ يوُصَلَ إِلَيْهِ بِسُوءٍ
wahrus-hu wamna`hu min an yusala ilayhi bisu'in
Watch him and defend him against anything that may cause evil to him.
وَٱحْفَظْ فِيهِ رَسُولَكَ وَآلَ رَسوُلِكَ
wahfaz fihi rasulaka wa ala rasulika
Save through him Your Messenger and the family of Your Messenger.
وَأَظْهِرْ بِهِ الْعَدْلَ
wa azhir bihi al`adla
Manifest justice through him.
وَأَيِّدْهُ بِالنَّصْرِ
wa ayyid-hu bilnnasri
Aid him with victory.
وَٱنْصُرْ نَاصِرِيهِ
wansur nasirihi
Help his backers.
وَٱخْذُلْ خَاذِلِيهِ
wakhdhul khadhilihi
Frustrate those who intend to disappoint him.
وَٱقْصِمْ بِهِ جَبَابِرَةَ ٱلْكُفْرِ
waqsim bihi jababirata alkufri
And, through him, terminate the tyrants of unbelief,
وَٱقْتُلْ بِهِ ٱلْكُفَّارَ وَٱلْمُنَافِقِينَ
waqtul bihi alkuffara walmunafiqina
kill the disbelievers, hypocrites,
وَجَمِيعَ ٱلْمُلْحِدِينَ
wa jami`a almulhidina
and all atheists,
حَيْثُ كَانُوٱ مِنْ مَشَارِقِ ٱلأَرْضِ وَمَغَارِبِهَا
haythu kanu min mashariqi al-ardi wa magharibiha
wherever they are; in the east or the west of the earth,
وَبَرِّهَا وَبَحْرِهَا
wa barriha wa bahriha
on the lands or in the oceans,
وَٱمْلَأْ بِهِ ٱلأَرْضَ عَدْلاًَ
wamla' bihi al-arda `adlan
and, through him, fill in the earth with justice,
وَأَظْهِرْ بِهِ دِينَ نَبِيِّكَ
wa azhir bihi dina nabiyyika
manifest the religion of Your Prophet,
عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ ٱلسَّلاَمُ
`alayhi wa alihi alssalamu
peace be upon him and his Household,
وَٱجْعَلْنِي ٱللَّهُمَّ مِنْ أَنْصَارِهِ وَأَعْوَانِهِ
waj`alni allahumma min ansarihi wa a`wanihi
make me, O Allah, of his supporters, helpers,
وَأَتْبَاعِهِ وَشِيعَتِهِ
wa atba`ihi wa shi`atihi
followers, and adherents,
وَأَرِنِي فِي آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ مَا يَأْمُلُونَ
wa arini fi ali muhammadin ma ya'muluna
allow me to see what the family of Muhammad hope come true
وَفِي عَدُوِّهِمْ مَا يَحْذَرُونَ
wa fi `aduwwihim ma yahdharuna
and what their enemies anticipate come true.
إِلٰهَ ٱلْحَقِّ آمِينَ
ilaha alhaqqi amina
O God of Truth, respond.