Imam Hussain’s prayer to God on the day of Arafah
Day of “Arafah” is the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth month in the Islamic calendar and the month before Muharram.
It was narrated that on the day of “Arafah”, Imam Hussain (PBUH) along with a group of his family members and some of his followers came out the tent at the desert of “Arafat”, a place located near the city of Mecca. Imam Hussain then stood towards the Ka’bah and raised up his hands and pray to God while his face were flowed with tears.
Imam Hussain’s prayer which is called Arafah prayer (Dua Arafa) contains with the highest theological and spiritual teachings. Shia Muslim people recite this Dua on the same day each year during Haj pilgrimage or even far from Mecca at their local mosques or the holy shrines.
Arafah 2018 is on this coming Tuesday, on the 21th of Aug. So, I prepared the following image with a part of Imam Hussain’s prayer to God on the day of Arafah:
“…O’ my Lord!…and [O’] the revealer of the Torah and the Bible and the Psalms and the Furqan, and the revealer of kaf-ha-ya-`ayn-sad and Ta-ha and Ya-Sin and the Quran, full of wisdom! You are my haven when the wide courses fail to carry me and when the earth, despite its width, becomes too narrow to bear me…”
-A part of Dua Arafah by Imam Hussain(PBUH)
Click here to see the above image in Arabic and Persian language
یا الهی… و منزل التوریة و الانجیل و الزبور و الفرقان و منزل کهیعص و طه و یس و القرآن الحکیم! انت کهفی حین تعیینی المذاهب فی سعتها و تضیق بی الارض برحبها…
دعاء الامام الحسین فی یوم عرفة
Read the complete Dua Arafah at here
Reference: Mafatih Al-Jinan and wikishia
Peace be upon Imam Hussain, the inheritor of Jesus
Today is the first day of the holy month of Rajab, one of the third holy months in the Islamic calendar: Rajab, Sha’ban and Ramadan. Fasting and pilgrimage (Ziyarat) of Imam Hussain (PBUH) are recommended to do on this day and there is some praying (Duas) to be read at the time of the pilgrimage of Imam Hussain when you are at the holy shrine of Imam Hussain or far away from it. Ziyarat Warith (the inheritor) is one of these small praying which begins with the peaces upon the holy prophets:
Peace be upon you, O the inheritor of Adam, the one chosen by God,
Peace be upon you, O the inheritor of Noah, the Prophet of God,
Peace be upon you, O the inheritor of Abraham, the friend of God,
Peace be upon you, O the inheritor of Moses, the one who talked to God,
Peace be upon you, O the inheritor of Jesus, the spirit of God,
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Peace be upon you, O the inheritor of Muhammad, the beloved friend of God,
Peace be upon you, O the inheritor of Imam Ali, the God’s guardian.
Peace be upon you, O the son of Muhammad Musatafa
Peace be upon you, O the son of Ali Mortaza (the first Shia Imam and Lady Fatima’s husband)
Peace be upon you, O the son of Fatima (the holy prophet Muhammad’s daughter),
Peace be upon you, O the son of Khadijah Al- Kubra (the holy prophet Muhammad’s wife)
…continue to read the Ziyarat Warith at here
Ziyarat Warith was said by the 6th Shia Imam, Imam Sadiq (PBUH).
Ashura-Where Is the Avenger?
The following images contains some verses of Nudba’ dua (prayer) which is recommended to read on Friday mornings and three other Eids. Nudba’ means to cry or wail and Dua means to call or to seek help. This dua, quoted from Imam Sadiq (PBUH), is for the Imam of the time, Imam #Mahdi.
The holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said about Imam Mahdi that he will rise at the time when people will be faced with severe conflict and the earth will be hit by a violent quake. He will fill the earth with justice and equity as it is filled with injustice and tyranny. He will fill the hearts of his followers with devotion and will spread justice everywhere.
Where is the avenger of the blood of the martyr of #Karbala?
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