27 Rajab Night Dua

3)In his book of ‘al-Balad al-Amin,’ al-Kaf`amiy has instructed the following: Recite the following supplication on the Divine Mission Night: Mp3

اللّهُمَّ إنِّي أَسْأَلُك بِالتَّجَلِّي الأَعْظَمِ

allahumma inni as-aluka bilttajally ala`zami

O Allah: I beseech You in the name of the Grandest Manifestation

فِي هذِهِ اللَّيْلَةِ مِنَ الشَّهْرِ الْمُعَظَّمِ،

fi hadhihi allaylati mina alshshahri almu`azzmi

at this night in this glorified month

وَالْمُرْسَلِ الْمُكَرَّمِ،

wal-mursali almukarrami

and in the name of the honored Messenger,

أَنْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ

an tusalliya `ala muhammadin wa alihi

that You send blessings upon Muhammad and his Household

وَأَنْ تَغْفِرَ لَنَا مَا أَنْتَ بِهِ مِنَّا أَعْلَمُ،

wa an taghfira lana ma anta bihi minna a`lamu

and that You forgive us that which You know better than we do.

يَا مَنْ يَعْلَمُ وَلا نَعْلَمُ.

ya man ya`lamu wa la na`lamu

O He Who knows while we do not.

اللّهُمَّ بَارِكْ لَنَا فِي لَيْلَتِنَا هذِهِ

allahumma barik lana fi laylatina hadhihi

O Allah: (please do) bless us at this night

الَّتِي بِشَرَفِ الرِّسَالَةِ فَضَّلْتَهَا،

allaty bisharafi alrrisalati fazaltaha

which You have exalted with the honor of the Divine Mission,

وَبِكَرَامَتِكَ أَجْلَلْتَهَا،

wa bikaramatika ajlaltaha

and You have esteemed with Your honoring,

وَبِالْمَحَلِّ الشَّرِيفِ أَحْلَلْتَهَا.

wa bilmahalli alshsharifi ahlaltaha

and You have raised to the Honorable Place.

اللّهُمَّ فَإنَّا نَسْأَلُكَ بِالْمَبْعَثِ الشَّرِيفِ،

allahumma fa’inna nasaluka bilmab`athi alshsharifi

O Allah: We thus beseech You in the name of the honorable mission,

وَالسَّيِّدِ اللَّطِيفِ،

wal-ssayyidi allatifi

the gentle master,

وَالْعُنْصُرِ الْعَفِيفِ،

wal-`unsuri al`afifi

and the chaste line

أَنْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ

an tusalliya `ala muhammadin wa alihi

that You may bless Muhammad and his Household

وَأَنْ تَجْعَلَ أَعْمَالَنَا فِي هذِهِ اللَّيْلَةِ

wa an taj`ala a`malana fi hadhihi allaylati

and that You decide our deeds at this night,

وَفِي سَائِرِ اللَّيَالِي مَقْبُولَةً،

wa fi sa’iri alliali maqbulatan

as well as all the other nights, as acceptable,

وَذُنُوبَنَا مَغْفُورَةً،

wa dhunubana maghfuratan

our sins as forgiven,

وَحَسَنَاتِنَا مَشْكُورَةً،

wa hasanatina mashkuratan

our good efforts as praiseworthy,

وَسَيِّئَاتِنَا مَسْتُورَةً،

wa sayyi’atina masturatan

our evildoings as concealed,

وَقُلُوبَنَا بِحُسْنِ الْقَوْلِ مَسْرُورَةً،

wa qulubana bihusni alqawli masruratan

our hearts as pleased with decent wording,

وَأَرْزَاقَنَا مِنْ لَدُنْكَ بِالْيُسْرِ مَدْرُورَةً.

wa arzaqana min ladunka biliyusri madruratan

and our sustenance that You decide for us as copiously flowing with easiness.

اللّهُمَّ إنَّكَ تَرَى وَلا تُرَى،

allahumma innaka tara wa la tura

O Allah: Verily You see [everything] but nothing can see You

وَأَنْتَ بِالْمَنْظَرِ الأَعْلَى،

wa anta bilmanzari ala`la

while You are in the Highest Prospect.

وَإنَّ إلَيْكَ الرُّجْعَى وَالْمُنْتَهَى،

wa inn ilayka alrruj`a wal-muntaha

And, verily, to You are the [final] return and goal.

وَإنَّ لَكَ الْمَمَاتَ وَالْمَحْيَا،

wa inna laka almamata wal-mahya

And, verily, to You are causing to death and granting of life.

وَإنَّ لَكَ الآخِرَةَ وَالأُولَى.

wa inna laka alakhirata wal-‘ula

And to You are the Last and the First [of all things].

اللّهُمَّ إنَّا نَعُوذُ بِكَ أَنْ نَذِلَّ وَنَخْزَى،

allahumma inna na`udhu bika an nadhilla wa nakhza

O Allah: we, surely, seek Your protection against meeting of disgrace and shame

وَأَنْ نَأْتِيَ مَا عَنْهُ تَنْهَى.

wa an natiya ma `anhu tanha

and against committing that which You have ordered us not to do.

اللّهُمَّ إنَّا نَسْأَلُكَ الْجَنَّةَ بِرَحْمَتِكَ،

allahumma inna nasaluka aljannata birahmatika

O Allah: we, surely, pray You for Paradise, out of Your mercy,

وَنَسْتَعِيذُ بِكَ مِنَ النَّارِ

wa nasta`idhu bika mina alnnari

and we seek Your protection against Hellfire.

فَأَعِذْنَا مِنْهَا بِقُدْرَتِكَ،

fa-a`idhna minha biqudratika

So, (please do) save us from it, in the name of Your omnipotence.

وَنَسْأَلُكَ مِنَ الْحُورِ الْعِينِ

wa nasaluka mina alhuri al`ini

We, also, pray You for the women of Paradise;

فَارْزُقْنَا بِعِزَّتِكَ،

farzuqna bi`izztika

so, please do grant us them, in the name of Your might.

وَاجْعَلْ أَوْسَعَ أَرْزَاقِنَا عِنْدَ كِبَرِ سِنِّنَا،

waj`al awsa`a arzaqina `inda kibari sinnina

And (please do) make the most expansive of our sustenance be given to us when we become old aged,

وَأَحْسَنَ أَعْمَالِنَا عِنْدَ اقْتِرَابِ آجَالِنَا،

wa ahsana a`malina `inda aqtirabi ajalina

and make the best of our deeds be at the time close to our death.

وَأَطِلْ فِي طَاعَتِكَ،

wa atil fi ta`atika

And (please do) extend [our ages and make us spend them] in acts of obedience to You,

وَمَا يُقَرِّبُ إلَيْكَ،

wa ma yuqarribu ilayka

and in all that which draws us near to You,

وَيُحْظِي عِنْدَكَ،

wa yuhzy `indaka

and in all that which allow us to enjoy a good position with You,

وَيُزْلِفُ لَدَيْكَ أَعْمَارَنَا،

wa yuzlifu ladayka a`marana

and in all that which make our lives acceptable by You.

وَأَحْسِنْ فِي جَمِيعِ أَحْوَالِنَا وَأُمُورِنَا مَعْرِفَتَنَا،

wa ahsin fi jami`i ahwal-ina wa a’umurina ma`rifatana

And (please do) improve our recognition of You under all circumstance and conditions.

وَلا تَكِلْنَا إلَى أَحَدٍ مِنْ خَلْقِكَ فَيَمُنَّ عَلَيْنَا،

wa la takilna ila ahadin min khalqika fayamunn `alayna

And do not refer us to any of Your beings lest they shall always remind us of their favors to us.

وَتَفَضَّلْ عَلَيْنَا بِجَمِيعِ حَوَائِجِنَا لِلدُّنْيَا وَالآخِرَةِ،

wa tafazl `alayna bijami`i hawa’ijina lilddnia wal-akhirati

And please favor us by settling all our needs, in this world as well as the Next World.

وَابْدَأْ بِآبَائِنَا وَأَبْنَائِنَا

wabda bi-aba’ina wa abna’ina

And (please do) do the same thing to our forefathers, our descendants,

وَجَمِيعِ إخْوَانِنَا الْمُؤْمِنِينَ

wa jami`i ikhwanina almu´minina

and all our brethren-in-faith;

فِي جَمِيعِ مَا سَأَلْنَاكَ لأنْفُسِنَا

fi jami`i ma sa-alnaka

with regard to all that which we have besought You for ourselves

يَا أَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِينَ.

li-anfusina ya arhama alrrahimina

O the most Merciful of all those who show mercy.

اللّهُمَّ إنَّا نَسْأَلُكَ بِاسْمِكَ الْعَظِيمِ،

allahumma inna nasaluka bismika al`azimi

O Allah: we, verily, beseech You by Your Grand Name

وَمُلْكِكَ الْقَدِيمِ،

wa mulkika alqadimi

and Your Eternal Kingdom

أَنْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ

an tusalliya `ala muhammadin wa ali muhammadin

to send blessings upon Muhammad and the Household of Muhammad

وَأَنْ تَغْفِرَ لَنَا الذَّنْبَ الْعَظِيمَ،

wa an taghfira lana aldhdhanba al`azima

and to forgive our grave sins,

إنَّهُ لا يَغْفِرُ الْعَظِيمَ إلاّ الْعَظِيمُ.

innhu la yaghfiru al`azima illa al`azimu

for none can forgive the grave save the All-great.

اللّهُمَّ وَهذَا رَجَبٌ الْمُكَرَّمُ

allahumma wa hadha rajabun almukarramu

O Allah: this is Rajab, the honored month,

الَّذِي أَكْرَمْتَنَا بِهِ أَوَّلُ أَشْهُرِ الْحُرُمِ،

alladhy akramtana bihi awulu ash-huri alhurumi

which You have honored us through it, being the first of the Sacred Months,

أَكْرَمْتَنَا بِهِ مِنْ بَيْنِ الأُمَمِ،

akramtana bihi min bayni ala’umami

and You have selected us for this honor from amongst the other nations.

فَلَكَ الْحَمْدُ يَا ذَا الْجُودِ وَالْكَرَمِ،

falaka alhamdu ya dhaljudi wal-karami

So, all praise be to You; O the Lord of Magnanimity and Generosity.

فَأَسْأَلُكَ بِهِ وَبِاسْمِكَ

fasaluka bihi wa bismika

I thus beseech You by Your Name,

الأَعْظَمِ الأَعْظَمِ الأَعْظَمِ،

ala`zami ala`zami ala`zami

the grandest, the grandest, the grandest,

الأَجَلِّ الأَكْرَمِ

al-ajalli alakrami

the most majestic, the most honorable,

الَّذِي خَلَقْتَهُ فَاسْتَقَرَّ فِي ظِلِّكَ

alladhy khalaqtahu fastaqarr fi zillika

that You have created so that it has settled under Your Shadow

فَلا يَخْرُجُ مِنْكَ إلَى غَيْرِكَ

fala yakhruju minka ila ghayrika

and it thus shall never transfer to anyone other than You—

أَنْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ وَأَهْلِ بَيْتِهِ الطَّاهِرِينَ،

an tusalliya `ala muhammadin wa ahli baytihi alttahirina

I beseech You to send blessings upon Muhammad and his Household, the immaculate,

وَأَنْ تَجْعَلَنَا مِنَ الْعَامِلِينَ فِيهِ بِطَاعَتِكَ،

wa an taj`alana mina al`amilina fihi bita`atika

and to include us, during this month, with those who practice acts of obedience to You

وَالآمِلِينَ فِيهِ لِشَفَاعَتِكَ.

wal-amilina fihi lishafa`atika

and those who hope for Your admission.

اللّهُمَّ اهْدِنَا إلَى سَوَاءِ السَّبِيلِ،

allahumma ahdina ila sawa‘i alssabili

O Allah: (please do) lead us to the Right Path,

وَاجْعَلْ مَقِيلَنَا عِنْدَكَ خَيْرَ مَقِيلٍ،

waj`al maqilana `indaka khayra maqilin

and choose for us the best resting-place with You,

فِي ظِلٍّ ظَلِيلٍ،

fi zillin zalilin

under a dense shade

وَمُلْكٍ جَزِيلٍ،

wa mulkin jazilin

and abundant possession.

فَإنَّكَ حَسْبُنَا وَنِعْمَ الْوَكِيلُ.

fa’innaka hasbuna wa ni`ma alwakilu

Surely, You are Sufficient for us! Most Excellent are You, and in You do we trust!

اللّهُمَّ اقْلِبْنَا مُفْلِحِينَ مُنْجِحِينَ

allahumma aqlibna muflihina munjihina

O Allah: (please do) make us return (to You) with success and victory;

غَيْرَ مَغْضُوبٍ عَلَيْنَا وَلا ضَالّينَ

ghayra magh¤ubin `alayna wa la ¤allina

neither accursed (by You) nor misleading (the Right Path),

بِرَحْمَتِكَ يَا أَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِينَ.

birahmatika ya arhama alrrahimina

out of Your mercy; O the most Merciful of all those who show mercy.

اللّهُمَّ إنِّي أَسْأَلُك بِعَزَائِمِ مَغْفِرَتِكَ،

allahumma inni as-aluka bi`aza’imi maghfiratika

O Allah: I earnestly beseech You, in the name of the matters that bring about Your forgiveness

وَبِوَاجِبِ رَحْمَتِكَ،

wa biwajibi rahmatika

and the matters that incumbently achieve Your mercy,

السَّلامَةَ مِنْ كُلِّ إثْمٍ،

alssalamata min kulli ithmin

to grant me safety from all sins,

وَالْغَنِيمَةَ مِنْ كُلِّ بِرٍّ،

wal-ghanimata min kulli birrin

gain of all decencies,

وَالْفَوْزَ بِالْجَنَّةِ،

wal-fawza biljannati

attainment of Paradise,

وَالنَّجَاةَ مِنَ النَّارِ.

wal-nnajata mina alnnari

redemption against Hellfire.

اللّهُمَّ دَعَاكَ الدَّاعُونَ وَدَعَوْتُكَ،

allahumma da`aka aldda`una wa da`awtuka

O Allah: In the same way as suppliants have besought You, I am beseeching You.

وَسَأَلَكَ السَّائِلُونَ وَسَأَلْتُكَ،

wa salaka alssa’iluna wa sa-altuka

And in the same way as implorers have begged You, I am begging You.

وَطَلَبَ إلَيْكَ الطَّالِبُونَ وَطَلَبْتُ إلَيْكَ.

wa talaba ilayka alttalibuna wa talabtu ilayka

And in the same way as requesters have asked You, I am asking You.

اللّهُمَّ أَنْتَ الثِّقَةُ وَالرَّجَاءُ،

allahumma anta alththiqatu wal-rraja‘u

O Allah: You are (my) trust and hope;

وَإلَيْكَ مُنْتَهَى الرَّغْبَةِ فِي الدُّعَاءِ.

wa ilayka muntaha alrrghbati fi alddu`a‘i

and You are the ultimate desire in my supplications.

اللّهُمَّ فَصَلِّ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِهِ

allahumma fasalli `ala muhammadin wa alihi

O Allah: send blessings upon Muhammad and his Household

وَاجْعَلِ الْيَقِينَ فِي قَلْبِي،

waj`ali aliyaqina fi qalbi

and establish conviction in my heart,

وَالنُّورَ فِي بَصَرِي

wal-nnura fi basary

light in my sight,

وَالنَّصِيحَةَ فِي صَدْرِي،

wal-nnsihata fi sadri

well-wishing in my chest,

وَذِكْرَكَ بِاللَّيْلِ وَالنَّهَارِ عَلَى لِسَانِي،

wa dhikraka billili wal-nnhari `ala lisani

and the mention of You on my tongue day and night,

وَرِزْقاً وَاسِعاً غَيْرَ مَمْنُونٍ وَلا مَحْظُورٍ فَارْزُقْنِي،

wa rizqan wasi`an ghayra mamnunin wa la mahzurin farzuqni

and expansive sustenance that is neither failing nor banned. So, please provide me sustenance

وَبَارِكْ لِي فِيمَا رَزَقْتَنِي،

wa barik li fima razaqtani

and bless that which You decide for me,

وَاجْعَلْ غِنَايَ فِي نَفْسِي،

waj`al ghinaiya fi nafsi

and make me self-sufficient,

وَرَغْبَتِي فِيمَا عِنْدَكَ

wa raghbaty fima `indaka

and make me desire for none save You;

بِرَحْمَتِكَ يَا أَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِينَ.

birahmatika ya arhama alrrahimina

out of Your mercy, O the most Merciful of all those who show mercy.

You may then prostrate yourself and repeat the following invocation one hundred times:

الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ الَّذِي هَدَانَا لِمَعْرِفَتِهِ،

alhamdu lillahi alladhy hadana lima`rifatihi

All praise be to Allah Who has guided us to the recognition of Him,

وَخَصَّنَا بِوِلايَتِهِ،

wa khassna biuilaiyatihi

has included us exclusively with the protection of Him,

وَوَفَّقَنَا لِطَاعَتِهِ،

wa waffaqana lita`atihi

and has granted us the obedience to Him.

شُكْراً شُكْراً.

shukran shukran

Thanks, thanks.

When you raise your head (i.e. finish the prostration), you may recite the following:

اللّهُمَّ إنِّي قَصَدْتُكَ بِحَاجَتِي،

allahumma inni qasadtuka bihajati

O Allah: I am turning my face toward You asking for the settlement of my needs.

وَاعْتَمَدْتُ عَلَيْكَ بِمَسْأَلَتِي،

wa`tamadtu `alayka bimas-alati

And I depend upon You in submitting my problem.

وَتَوَجَّهْتُ إلَيْكَ بِأَئِمَّتِي وَسَادَتِي.

wa tawajjhtu ilayka bi-a’immaty wa sadati

And I submit before You my Imams and Masters.

اللّهُمَّ انْفَعْنَا بِحُبِّهِمْ،

allahumma anfa`na bihubbihim

O Allah: benefit us by our love for them,

وَأَوْرِدْنَا مَوْرِدَهُمْ،

wa awridna mawridahum

and make us follow their examples,

وَارْزُقْنَا مُرَافَقَتَهُمْ،

warzuqna murafaqatahum

and grant us their companionship,

وَأَدْخِلْنَا الْجَنَّةَ فِي زُمْرَتِهِمْ

wa adkhilna aljannata fi zumratihim

and allow us to enter Paradise with their group;

بِرَحْمَتِكَ يَا أَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِينَ.

birahmatika ya arhama alrrahimina

by Your mercy, O the most Merciful of all those who show mercy.

Sayyid Ibn Tawoos has mentioned that this above supplication is recited on the Revelation Day (i.e. the twenty-seventh of Rajab).