He who remembers us, or in whose presence, we are remembered, and (as a result) tears flow from his eyes, even though they may be in the measure of a wing of a mosquito, Allah shall construct for him a house in paradise and make the tears a barrier between him and the fire (of hell).

— Imam Baqir (a), al-Ghadir
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  • Supplication of Thursday

    TransliterationArabicTranslation
    Alh’amdu lillaahil – lad’ee aad’habal layla muz’liman bi-qudratihee wa jaaa-a bin nahaari mubs’iran birah’matihee wa kasaanee z’’iyaa-ahoo wa anaa fee nia’-matihee allaahumma fakamaa abqaytanee lahoo fa-abqinee li-amthaalihee wa s’alli a’lan nabiyyi muh’ammadin wa aalihee wa laa tafjaa’-nee feehi wa fee ghayrihee minal layaalee wal ayyaami bir-tikaabil mah’aarim wak-tisaabil ma-aathim war-zuqnee khayrahoo wa khayra maa feehi wa khayra maa baa’-dahoo was’-rif a’nnee sharrahoo wa sharra maa feehi wa sharra maa baa’-dahoo

    allaahumma innee bid’immatil islaami atawassalu ilayka wa bih’urmatil qur-aani aa’-tamidu a’layka wa bi-muh’ammadinil mus’t’afaa s’allalaahu a’layhi wa aalihee wa sallam astashfi-u’ ladayka faa’-rifi

    allaahumma d’immatiyal latee rajawtu bihaa qaz’’aaa-a h’aajatee yaa arh’amar raah’imeen allaahummaq-z’’i lee fil khameesi khamsaa laa yattasi-u’ lahaa illaa karamuka wa laa yut’eequhaa illaa ni-a’muka salaamatan aqwaa bihaa a’laa t’aa-a’tika wa i’baadatan astah’iqqu bihaa jazeela mathuwbatika wa sa-a’tan fil h’aali minar rizqil h’alaal wa an tuw-minanee fee mawaaqifil khawfi bi-amnika wa taj-a’lnee min t’awaariqil humoomi wal ghumoomi fee h’is’nika wa s’alli a’laa muh’ammadin’w wa aali muh’ammad waj-a’l tawassulee bihee shaafi-a’n yawmal qiyaamati naafi-a’a innaka anta arh’amur raah’imeen

    allaahumma s’alli a’laa muh’ammadin’w wa aali muh’ammad

    بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
    اَلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي اَذْهَبَ اللَّيْلَ مُظْلِماً بِقُدْرَتِهِ وَ جَاءَ بِالنَّهَارِ مُبْصِراً بِرَحْمَتِهِ وَ كَسَانِي ضِيَاءَهُ وَ اَنَا فِي نِعْمَتِهِ اَللَّهُمَّ فَكَمَا اَبْقَيْتَنِي لَهُ فَاَبْقِنِي لِاَمْثَالِهِ وَ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ النَّبِيِّ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِهِ وَ لَا تَفْجَعْنِي فِيهِ وَ فِي غَيْرِهِ مِنَ اللَّيَالِي وَ الْاَيَّامِ بِارْتِكَابِ الْمَحَارِمِ وَ اكْتِسَابِ الْمَآثِمِ وَ ارْزُقْنِي خَيْرَهُ وَ خَيْرَ مَا فِيهِ وَ خَيْرَ مَا بَعْدَهُ وَ اصْرِفْ عَنِّي شَرَّهُ وَ شَرَّ مَا فِيهِ وَ شَرَّ مَا بَعْدَهُ اَللَّهُمَّ اِنِّي بِذِمَّةِ الْاِسْلَامِ اَتَوَسَّلُ اِلَيْكَ وَ بِحُرْمَةِ الْقُرْآنِ اَعْتَمِدُ عَلَيْكَ وَ بِمُحَمَّدٍ الْمُصْطَفَى صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهِ اَسْتَشْفِعُ لَدَيْكَ ، فَاعْرِفِ اَللّٰهُمَّ ذِمَّتِيَ الَّتِي رَجَوْتُ بِهَا قَضَاءَ حَاجَتِي يَا اَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِينَ اَللَّهُمَّ اقْضِ لِي فِي الْخَمِيسِ خَمْساً لَا يَتَّسِعُ لَهَا إِلَّا كَرَمُكَ وَ لَا يُطِيقُهَا إِلَّا نِعَمُكَ سَلَامَةً اَقْوَى بِهَا عَلَىٰ طَاعَتِكَ وَ عِبَادَةً اَسْتَحِقُّ بِهَا جَزِيلَ مَثُوبَتِكَ وَ سَعَةً فِي الْحَالِ مِنَ الرِّزْقِ الْحَلَالِ وَ اَنْ تُؤْمِنَنِي فِي مَوَاقِفِ الْخَوْفِ بِاَمْنِكَ وَ تَجْعَلَنِي مِنْ طَوَارِقِ الْهُمُومِ وَ الْغُمُومِ فِي حِصْنِكَ وَ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ اجْعَلْ تَوَسُّلِي بِهِ شَافِعاً يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ نَافِعاً اِنَّكَ اَنْتَ اَرْحَمُ الرَّاحِمِينَ
    In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.

    All praise be to Allah Who has taken away the shadowy night by His power and brought the sight-giving day through His mercy.
    He has clothed me in its brightness and given me its favor.

    O Allah, just as You have spared me for this day, so also spare me for its likes, bless the Prophet Muhammad and his Household, torment me not in it and in other nights and days by my commitment of unlawful acts and clothing myself in sins; provide me with its good, the good of all within it, and the good of everything after it; and turn away from me its evil, the evil of all within it, and the evil of everything after it!

    O Allah, by the protective compact of Islam, I seek mediation with You! By the inviolability of the Quran, I rely upon You!
    By Muhammad the chosen, Allah bless him and his Household, I seek intercession with You. So, recognize my protective compact
    by which I hope my need will be granted, O Most Merciful of all those who show mercy!

    O Allah, decree for me on Thursday five things,
    which none embraces but Your generosity
    and none supports but Your favors:
    health through which I may have the strength to obey You,
    worship by which I may deserve Your plentiful reward,
    plenty in my state through lawful provision,
    and that You make me secure in the places of fear through Your security,
    and place me in Your fortress against the striking of worries and sorrows!

    Bless Muhammad and his Household, and make my seeking his mediation as an intercessor give profit on the Day of Resurrection!
    Surely, You are the Most Merciful of all those who show mercy!

    Thursday Ziyarah:: Imam Hasan al-Askari (a)

    This day is dedicated to Imam al-Hasan ibn Ali al-’Askari, peace be upon him. So, when you visit him on Thursdays, you are recommended to say the following:

    اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَلِيَّ اللّٰهِ اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا حُجَّةَ اللّٰهِ وَ خَالِصَتَهُ اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا اِمَامَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَ وَارِثَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ وَ حُجَّةَ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْكَ وَ عَلَىٰ آلِ بَيْتِكَ الطَّيِّبِينَ الطَّاهِرِينَ يَا مَوْلَايَ يَا اَبَا مُحَمَّدٍ الْحَسَنَ بْنَ عَلِيٍّ اَنَا مَوْلًى لَكَ وَ لِآلِ بَيْتِكَ وَ هٰذَا يَوْمُكَ وَ هُوَ يَوْمُ الْخَمِيسِ وَ اَنَا ضَيْفُكَ فِيهِ وَ مُسْتَجِيرٌ بِكَ فِيهِ فَاَحْسِنْ ضِيَافَتِي وَ اِجَارَتِي بِحَقِّ آلِ بَيْتِكَ الطَّيِّبِينَ الطَّاهِرِينَ.

    Amaal of Shab -e- Juma (Eve of Friday)

    Merits of Friday
    Read about the Merits of Friday
    Glorification of Allah (swt)
    Repeat very often the following invocation:

    سبحان اللّه،و اللّه اكبر،و لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّاا اللّه اَللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ

    It has been narrated that because Friday nights are illustrious and daytimes are brilliant, you may repeat very often the invocation of subhanallah, Allahu-akbar, and la-Ilaha-illallah.

    Salawat on the Prophet (s) and his family
    You may also invoke Almighty Allah’s blessings upon Muhammad and his Household very frequently at this night.

    According to another narration, one may repeat the invocation of blessings upon Muhammad and his Household one hundred times at least at Friday nights. Yet, the more the better.

    Imam al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) is reported as saying, “To invoke Almighty Allah’s blessings upon Muhammad and his Household at Friday nights is equal to winning one thousand rewards, having one thousand evildoings erased, and having one thousand ranks raised.”

    It is recommended to start these invocations immediately after the Asr Prayer on Thursday up to the end of Friday daytime. In this regard, it has been authentically narrated that Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) said, “On Thursday afternoons, angels from the heavens descend to the lowest space carrying golden pens and silver papers on which they record nothing except the invocations of blessings upon Muhammad and his Household."

    Shaykh al-Tusi says it recommended, on Thursdays, to repeat the invocations of blessings upon Muhammad and his Household one thousand times in the following form:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ عَجِّلْ فَرَجَهُمْ وَ اَهْلِكْ عَدُوَّهُمْ مِنَ الْجِنِّ وَ الْاِنْسِ مِنَ الْاَوَّلِينَ وَ الْآخِرِينَ.

    Great reward will be the share of him who utters this invocation from Thursday afternoons up to the last hour of Fridays.

    Isteghfar
    Shaykh al-Tusi has also recorded that it is recommended to say the following prayer of forgiveness at the last hour of Thursdays:

    اَسْتَغْفِرُ اللَّهَ الَّذِي لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّاا هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ وَ اَتُوبُ اِلَيْهِ تَوْبَةَ عَبْدٍ خَاضِعٍ مِسْكِينٍ مُسْتَكِينٍ لَا يَسْتَطِيعُ لِنَفْسِهِ صَرْفاً وَ لَا عَدْلًا وَ لَا نَفْعاً وَ لَا ضَرّاً وَ لَا حَيَاةً وَ لَا مَوْتاً وَ لَا نُشُوراً وَ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ عِتْرَتِهِ الطَّيِّبِينَ الطَّاهِرِينَ الْاَخْيَارِ الْاَبْرَارِ وَ سَلَّمَ تَسْلِيما .
    Recommended Surahs to be recited
    At Friday nights, it is recommended to recite the following chapters (Surah) of the Holy Qur’an:
    (1) Surah al-Isra’ (Bani-Isra’il; No. 17),
    (2) Surah al-Kahf (No. 18),
    (3) the three Surahs beginning with Ya-Sin, i.e. Surah al-Shu’ara’ (No. 26), Surah al-Naml (No. 27), and Surah al-Qasas (No. 28),
    (4) Surah al-Sajdah (No. 32),
    (5) Surah Yasin (No. 36),
    (6) SurahSad (No. 38),
    (7) Surah al-Ahqaf (No. 46),
    (8) Surah al-Waqiah (No. 56),
    (9) Surah Fussilat (No. 41),
    (10) Surah al-Dukhan (No. 44),
    (11) Surah al-Tur (No. 52),
    (12) Surah al-Qamar (No. 54), and
    (13) Surah al-Jumu’ah (No. 62).

    If there is not enough time to recite all these Surahs, one may choose Surah al-Waqiah and those preceding it [in the aforesaid list].
    Imam al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) is reported to have said that one who recites Surah al-Isra’ each Friday night will join Imam al-Mahdi(عليه السلام) as one of his companions.

    He (عليه السلام) is also reported as saying that one who recites Surah al-Kahf at Friday nights will die as martyr and will be resurrected with and in the line of the martyrs (on the Resurrection Day).

    He (عليه السلام) is also reported as saying that one who recites the three Surahs beginning with Ya-Sin at Friday nights will be included with the intimate saints of Almighty Allah, will be made in the vicinity and under the protection of Him, will never be inflicted with misery in his worldly life, and will be given beyond his pleasure on the Resurrection Day.

    He (عليه السلام) is also reported as saying that one who recites Surah al-Sajdah at Friday nights will be given his Record of Deeds in his right hand, will not be interrogated about his evildoings, and will be included with the companions of Muhammad and his Household - peace be upon them all.
    Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (عليه السلام) is authentically reported to have said that one who recites Surah Sad at Friday nights will be granted the welfare of this world as well as the Next World in such an excellent way that none would deserve except Prophets and archangels and will be allowed to Paradise as well as all those whom he loves among his household including the servants.

    Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq (عليه السلام) is reported to have said that one who recites on Fridays or at Friday nights Surah al-Ahqaf will be saved, by Almighty Allah, from terrors in the worldly life and will be secured from the horror of the Resurrection Day.

    He (عليه السلام) is also reported as saying that one who recites Surah al-Waqiah at Friday nights will be loved by Almighty Allah, all people will be made to love him, will be saved from all miseries, poverty, neediness, and misfortunes in this worldly life, and will be joined to the companions of Imam Ali Ameer al-Momineen (عليه السلام) because this Surah is ascribed to him.

    It has been also narrated that to recite Surah al-Jumu’ah at Friday nights is decided as expiation (forgiving the sins) for the evildoings committed throughout the week. A similar merit has been narrated for reciting Surah al-Kahf at Friday nights or after the two obligatory Dhuhr and Asr Prayers on Fridays.

    Recommended salaat
    It is worth mentioning that it is highly recommended to offer many mustahab prayers at Friday nights such as Imam Ali’s Prayer, known as (Salat Ameer al-Momineen) and the two-unit prayer in each of which one should recite Surah al-Fātiḥah once and repeat Surah al-Zalzalah (No. 99) fifteen times. It has been narrated that one who offers this prayer will be saved, by Almighty Allah, from the grave torment and the horrors on the Resurrection Day.
    Recommended Surahs to be recited during obligatory salaat
    It is recommended to recite Surah al-Jumu’ah (No. 62) in the first unit of the Maghrib and Isha’ obligatory Prayers, and to recite Surah al-Tawḥīd (No. 112) in the second unit of the Maghrib Prayer and Surah al-A’la (No. 87) in the second unit of the Isha’ Prayer.
    Avoid poetry
    It is highly recommended to avoid reciting poetry at Friday nights. Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) is authentically reported to have said that it is abominable to say poetry for one observing fasting (sawm), the Muhrim (entering into Ihram: putting the pilgrimage uniform and entering the state of being performing the obligatory rites of the ritual Hajj), and on Fridays and at Friday nights. When he was asked whether this instruction is effective on the religiously acceptable poetry too, the Imam (عليه السلام) answered affirmatively.

    It has been also authentically narrated on the authority of Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) that the Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) said, “One who utters even one verse of poetry on Fridays and at Friday nights will have nothing of the rewards except that of uttering that poetry.”

    According to another narration, the prayers of those who recite poetry on Fridays will not be accepted.

    Pray for others
    It is highly recommended to pray Almighty Allah for the good of one’s brethren-in-faith very frequently so as to copy the deed of Lady Fatimah al-Zahra’. According to a Hadith, one who prays for ten deceased individuals will be unquestionably allowed to enter Paradise.
    Recommended supplications
    It is also recommended to say the supplications dedicated to Fridays. Actually, these supplications are too numerous to be cited in this chapter; therefore, a few of them will be hereinafter mentioned:

    Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) is authentically reported as saying that one who says the following supplicatory prayer in the last prostration of the Isha’ supererogatory prayer at Friday nights and repeats it seven times will have all his sins forgiven as soon as he accomplishes that prayer. Yet, it is desirable to repeat this deed each night:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّي اَسْأَلُكَ بِوَجْهِكَ الْكَرِيمِ وَ اسْمِكَ الْعَظِيمِ اَنْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ اَنْ تَغْفِرَ لِي ذَنْبِيَ الْعَظِيمَ .

    The Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) is reported to have said that one who repeats the following supplicatory prayer seven times at Friday night will be allowed Paradise if he departs life at that night; and one who repeats it seven times on Friday will be also allowed Paradise if he departs life on that day:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اَنْتَ رَبِّي لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا اَنْتَ خَلَقْتَنِي وَ اَنَا عَبْدُكَ وَ ابْنُ اَمَتِكَ وَ فِي قَبْضَتِكَ وَ نَاصِيَتِي بِيَدِكَ اَمْسَيْتُ عَلَىٰ عَهْدِكَ وَ وَعْدِكَ مَا اسْتَطَعْتُ اَعُوذُ بِرِضَاكَ مِنْ شَرِّ مَا صَنَعْتُ اَبُوءُ بِنِعْمَتِكَ [بِعَمَلِي‏] وَ اَبُوءُ بِذَنْبِي [بِذُنُوبِي‏] فَاغْفِرْ لِي ذُنُوبِي اِنَّهُ لَا يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ إِلَّا اَنْتَ .

    Shaykh al-Tusi, Sayyid Ibn Tawus, al-Kaf’ami, and Sayyid Ibn Baqi have recorded that it is recommended to say the following supplication on Fridays and at Friday nights and on the day and night of ‘Arafat (the ninth of Dhu’l-Hijjah). However, the supplication will be hereinafter cited as quoted from Shaykh al-Tusi’s book of al-Misbah:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ مَنْ تَعَبَّاَ وَ تَهَيَّاَ وَ اَعَدَّ وَ اسْتَعَدَّ لِوِفَادَةٍ اِلَى مَخْلُوقٍ رَجَاءَ رِفْدِهِ وَ طَلَبَ نَائِلِهِ وَ جَائِزَتِهِ فَاِلَيْكَ يَا رَبِّ تَعْبِيَتِي وَ اسْتِعْدَادِي رَجَاءَ عَفْوِكَ وَ طَلَبَ نَائِلِكَ وَ جَائِزَتِكَ فَلَا تُخَيِّبْ دُعَائِي يَا مَنْ لَا يَخِيبُ عَلَيْهِ سَائِلٌ [السَّائِلُ‏] وَ لَا يَنْقُصُهُ نَائِلٌ فَاِنِّي لَمْ آتِكَ ثِقَةً بِعَمَلٍ صَالِحٍ عَمِلْتُهُ وَ لَا لِوِفَادَةِ مَخْلُوقٍ رَجَوْتُهُ اَتَيْتُكَ مُقِرّا عَلَىٰ نَفْسِي بِالْاِسَاءَةِ وَ الظُّلْمِ، مُعْتَرِفا بِاَنْ لَا حُجَّةَ لِي وَ لَا عُذْرَ اَتَيْتُكَ اَرْجُو عَظِيمَ عَفْوِكَ الَّذِي عَفَوْتَ [عَلَوْتَ‏] بِهِ [عَلَىٰ‏] عَنِ الْخَاطِئِينَ [الْخَطَّائِينَ‏] فَلَمْ يَمْنَعْكَ طُولُ عُكُوفِهِمْ عَلَىٰ عَظِيمِ الْجُرْمِ اَنْ عُدْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ بِالرَّحْمَةِ فَيَا مَنْ رَحْمَتُهُ وَاسِعَةٌ وَ عَفْوُهُ عَظِيمٌ يَا عَظِيمُ يَا عَظِيمُ يَا عَظِيمُ لَا يَرُدُّ غَضَبَكَ إِلَّاا حِلْمُكَ وَ لَا يُنْجِي مِنْ سَخَطِكَ إِلَّا التَّضَرُّعُ اِلَيْكَ فَهَبْ لِي يَا اِلَهِي فَرَجا بِالْقُدْرَةِ الَّتِي تُحْيِي بِهَا مَيْتَ الْبِلَادِ ، وَ لَا تُهْلِكْنِي غَمّا حَتَّى تَسْتَجِيبَ لِي وَ تُعَرِّفَنِي الْاِجَابَةَ فِي دُعَائِي وَ اَذِقْنِي طَعْمَ الْعَافِيَةِ اِلَى مُنْتَهَى اَجَلِي وَ لَا تُشْمِتْ بِي عَدُوِّي وَ لَا تُسَلِّطْهُ عَلَيَّ وَ لَا تُمَكِّنْهُ مِنْ عُنُقِي اَللّٰهُمَّ [اِلَهِي‏] اِنْ وَضَعْتَنِي فَمَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَرْفَعُنِي وَ اِنْ رَفَعْتَنِي فَمَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَضَعُنِي وَ اِنْ اَهْلَكْتَنِي فَمَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَعْرِضُ لَكَ فِي عَبْدِكَ اَوْ يَسْاَلُكَ عَنْ اَمْرِهِ، وَ قَدْ عَلِمْتُ اَنَّهُ لَيْسَ فِي حُكْمِكَ ظُلْمٌ وَ لَا فِي نَقِمَتِكَ عَجَلَةٌ وَ اِنَّمَا يَعْجَلُ مَنْ يَخَافُ الْفَوْتَ وَ اِنَّمَا يَحْتَاجُ اِلَى الظُّلْمِ الضَّعِيفُ وَ قَدْ تَعَالَيْتَ يَا اِلَهِي عَنْ ذَلِكَ عُلُوّا كَبِيرا اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّي اَعُوذُ بِكَ فَاَعِذْنِي وَ اَسْتَجِيرُ بِكَ فَاَجِرْنِي وَ اَسْتَرْزِقُكَ فَارْزُقْنِي وَ اَتَوَكَّلُ عَلَيْكَ فَاكْفِنِي وَ اَسْتَنْصِرُكَ عَلَىٰ عَدُوِّي [عَدُوِّكَ‏] فَانْصُرْنِي وَ اَسْتَعِينُ بِكَ فَاَعِنِّي وَ اَسْتَغْفِرُكَ يَا اِلَهِي فَاغْفِرْ لِي آمِينَ آمِينَ آمِينَ .
    Dua Kumayl
    It is highly recommended to recite the famous supplication known as Dua Kumayl on Friday nights.
    Supplication 1
    It is also recommended to recite the supplication that begins with

    Supplication 2
    It is recommended to repeat the following supplication ten times:

    يَا دَائِمَ الْفَضْلِ عَلَى الْبَرِيَّةِ يَا بَاسِطَ الْيَدَيْنِ بِالْعَطِيَّةِ يَا صَاحِبَ الْمَوَاهِبِ السَّنِيَّةِ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِهِ خَيْرِ الْوَرَى سَجِيَّةً وَ اغْفِرْ لَنَا يَا ذَا الْعُلَىٰ فِي هَذِهِ الْعَشِيَّةِ.

    This honorable supplication is also recommended to be recited at the night of ‘Id al-Fitr (fast-break Feast; the first of Shawwal).

    Pomegranate
    Following Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) it is recommended to have pomegranate at Friday nights. It is preferable to have it before going to sleep. In this respect, it has been narrated that to eat pomegranate before going to sleep procures security until morning. It is also instructive to extend a handkerchief on the ground so as to save all the seeds of a pomegranate from loss and then eat them all. It is also recommended not to share it with anyone.
  • Taqibaat-e-Salat

    General Taqibaat
    The following prayers and recommended devotional acts have been quoted from Shaykh al-Tusi’s famous book of Misbah al-Mutahajjid and other reference books.

    After you recite the taslim - the closing part of the ritual prayers - and complete your prayer, repeat the Takbir statement (i.e. Allahuakbar; Allah is the Greatest) three times while raising your hands to the level of your ears and then say:

    لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ اِلٰهاً وَاحِداً وَ نَحْنُ لَهُ مُسْلِمُونَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ وَ لَا نَعْبُدُ إِلَّا اِيَّاهُ مُخْلِصِيْنَ لَهُ الدِّيْنَ وَ لَوْ كَرِهَ الْمُشْرِكُوْنَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ رَبُّنَا وَ رَبُّ آبآئِنَا الاَوَّلِيْنَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ وَحْدَهُ وَحْدَهُ وَحْدَهُ اَنْجَزَ وَعْدَهُ وَ نَصَرَ عَبْدَهُ وَ اَعَزَّ جُنْدَهُ وَ هَزَمَ الاْحْزَابَ وَحْدَهُ فَلَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَ لَهُ الْحَمْدُ يُحْيِىْ وَ يُمِيْتُ وَ يُمِيْتُ وَ يُحْيِىْ وَ هُوَ حَىُّ لَايَمُوتُ بِيَدِهِ الْخَيْرُ وَ هُوَ عَلٰى كُلِّ شَىْءٍ قَديرٌ

    Then, recite the following:

    اَسْتَغْفِرُ اللّٰهَ الَّذِىْ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ الْحَىُّ الْقَيُّوْمُ وَ اَتُوبُ اِلَيْهِ

    Then, recite the following:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اهْدِنِىْ مِنْ عِنْدِكَ وَ اَفِضْ عَلَىَّ مِنْ فَضْلِكَ وَ انْشُرْ عَلَىَّ مِنْ رَحْمَتِكَ وَ اَنْزِلْ عَلَىَّ مِنْ بَرَكَاتِكَ سُبْحَانَكَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اَنْتَ اِغْفِرْ لِىْ ذُنُوبِىْ كُلَّهَا جَمِيْعاً فَاِنَّهُ لَا يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ كُلَّهَا جَمِيْعاً إِلَّا اَنْتَ اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنّى اَسْئَلُكَ مِنْ كُلِّ خَيْرٍ اَحَاطَ بِهِ عِلْمُكَ وَ اَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ كُلِّ شَرٍّ اَحَاطَ بِهِ عِلْمُكَ .
    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّىْ اَسْئَلُكَ عَافِيَتَكَ فِى اُمُورِىْ كُلِّهَا وَ اَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ خِزْىِ الدُّنْيَا وَعَذَابِ الْآخِرَةِ وَاَعُوذُ بِوَجْهِكَ الْكَرِيْمِ وَ عِزَّتِكَ الَّتِى لَا تُرَامُ وَ قُدْرَتِكَ الَّتِى لَا يَمْتَنِعُ مِنْهَا شَىْءٌ مِنْ شَرِّ الدُّنْيَا وَ الْآخِرَةِ وَ مِنْ شَرِّ الْاَوْجَاعِ كُلِّهَا وَمِنْ شَرِّ كُلِّ دَابَّةٍ اَنْتَ آخِذٌ بِنَاصِيَتِهَا اِنَّ رَبِّى عَلٰى صِرَاطٍ مُسْتَقِيْمٍ وَ لَا حَوْلَ وَ لَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللّٰهِ الْعَلِىِّ الْعَظيمِ تَوَّكَلْتُ عَلَى الْحَىِّ الَّذِىْ لَا يَمُوتُ وَ الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ الَّذِىْ لَمْ يَتَّخِذْ وَلَداً وَ لَمْ يَكُنْ لَهُ شَرِيْكٌ فِى الْمُلْكِ وَ لَمْ يَكُنْ لَهُ وَلِىُّ مِنَ الذُّلِّ وَ كَبِّرْهُ تَكْبيراً

    Then, recite the Tasbih al-Zahra’ (which is discussed in the attached book of al-Baqiyat al-Salihat).
    Before you move from your prayer-mat, recite the following 10 times:

    اَشْهَدُ اَنْ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ وَحْدَهُ لَا شَرِيْكَ لَهُ اِلٰهاً وَاحِداً اَحَداً فَرْداً صَمَداً لَمْ يَتَّخِذْ صَاحِبَةً وَ لَا وَلَداً

    It is narrated that a great reward is obtained by reciting this dua, especially after the Dawn (Fajr) and Evening (Isha’) obligatory prayers and at sunrise and sunset.

    Then, say the following:

    سُبْحَانَ اللّهِ كُلَّمَا سَبَّحَ اللّٰهَ شَى ءٌ وَ كَمَا يُحِبُّ اللّٰهُ اَنْ يُسَبَّحَ وَ كَمَا هُوَ اَهْلُهُ وَ كَمَا يَنْبَغِىْ لِكَرَمِ وَجْهِهِ وَ عِزِّ جَلَالِهِ وَ الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ كُلَّمَا حَمِدَ اللّٰهَ شَى ءٌ وَ كَمَا يُحِبُّ اللّٰهُ اَنْ يُحْمَدَ وَ كَما هُوَ اَهْلُهُ وَ كَما يَنْبَغىِ لِكَرَمِ وَجْهِهِ وَ عِزِّ جَلَالِهِ وَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ كُلَّمَا هَلَّلَ اللّٰهَ شَيْءٌ وَ كَمَا يُحِبُّ اللّٰهُ اَنْ يُهَلَّلَ وَ كَمَا هُوَ اَهْلُهُ وَ كَمَا يَنْبَغِى لِكَرَمِ وَجْهِهِ وَ عِزِّ جَلَالِهِ.
    وَ اللّٰهُ اَكْبَرُ كُلَّمَا كَبَّرَ اللّٰهَ شَيْ ءٌ وَ كَمَا يُحِبُّ اللّٰهُ اَنْ يُكَبَّرَ وَ كَمَا هُوَ اَهْلُهُ وَ كَمَا يَنْبَغِى لِكَرَمِ وَجْهِهِ وَ عِزِّ جَلَالِهِ سُبْحَانَ اللّهِ وَ الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ وَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ وَ اللّٰهُ اَكْبَرُ عَلٰى كُلِّ نِعْمَةٍ اَنْعَمَ بِهَا عَلَىَّ وَ عَلٰى كُلِّ اَحَدٍ مِنْ خَلْقِهِ مِمَّنْ كَانَ اَوْ يَكُونُ اِلٰى يَوْمِ الْقِيٰمَةِ اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّى اَسْئَلُكَ اَنْ تُصَلِّىَ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ اَسْئَلُكَ مِنْ خَيْرِ مَا اَرْجُوْ وَ خَيْرِ مَا لَا اَرْجُوْ وَ اَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّ مَا اَحْذَرُ وَ مِنْ شَرِّ مَا لَا اَحْذَرُ.

    Then, recite the following Quranic verses:
    (1) Surahal-Hamd (i.e. al-Fātiḥah No. 1), (2) Ayah al-Kursi (2:255-257), (3) Verses of Bearing Witness (Ayat al-Shahadah; 3:18-19), (4) Verses of Kingdom (Ayah al-Mulk; 3:26-27), and (5) Verses of Subservience (Ayah al-Sakharah 7:54-56).
    Then, repeat the following verses (Surah al-Saaffaat 37:180-183) three times:

    سُبْحٰانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ عَمَّا يَصِفُوْنَ وَ سَلٰامٌ عَلَى الْمُرْسَلِيْنَ وَ الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمينَ

    Then, repeat the following supplication three times:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ اجْعَلْ لِىْ مِنْ اَمْرِىْ فَرَجاً وَ مَخْرَجاً وَ ارْزُقْنِىْ مِنْ حَيْثُ اَحْتَسِبُ وَ مِنْ حَيْثُ لَا اَحْتَسِبُ

    This supplication was taught by Archangel Gabriel to Prophet Yusuf (Joseph) - peace be upon him - when he was in prison.

    Then, hold your beard with your right hand, raise your left hand towards the sky, and repeat the following supplication seven times:

    يَا رَبَّ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ صَلِّ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ عَجِّلْ فَرَجَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ

    Keeping on the same situation, recite the following supplication three times:

    يَا ذَا الْجَلَالِ وَ الْاِكْرَامِ صَلِّ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ ارْحَمْنِىْ وَ اَجِرْنِىْ مِنَ النّٰارِ.

    After repeating Surah al-Ikhlaas (or al-Tawḥīd; No. 112) twelve times, recite the following supplication:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنّى اَسْئَلُكَ بِاسْمِكَ الْمَكْنُونِ الْمَخْزُونِ الطَّاهِرِ الطُّهْرِ الْمُبَارَكِ وَ اَسْئَلُكَ بِاسْمِكَ الْعَظيْمِ وَ سُلْطَانِكَ الْقَدِيْمِ يَا وَاهِبَ الْعَطَايَا وَ يَا مُطْلِقَ الْاُسَارَى وَ يَا فَكَّاكَ الرِّقَابِ مِنَ النّٰارِ اَسْئَلُكَ اَنْ تُصَلِّىَ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ اَنْ تُعْتِقَ رَقَبَتِىْ مِنَ النّٰارِ وَ اَنْ تُخْرِجَنِىْ مِنَ الدُّنْيَا سَالِماً وَ [اَنْ] تُدْخِلَنِى الْجَنَّةَ آمِناً وَ اَنْ تَجْعَلَ دُعاَئِىْ اَوَّلَهُ فَلَاحاً وَ اَوْسَطَهُ نَجَاحاً وَ آخِرَهُ صَلَاحاً اِنَّكَ اَنْتَ عَلاَّمُ الْغُيُوبِ

    According to al-Sahifah al-Alawiyyah (a collection of Imam Ali’s supplications), the following supplication is recommended to be recited after the obligatory prayers:

    يَا مَنْ لَا يَشْغَلُهُ سَمْعٌ عَنْ سَمْعٍ وَ يَا مَنْ لَا يُغَلِّطُهُ السَّائِلُوْنَ وَ يَا مَنْ لَايُبْرِمُهُ اِلْحاحُ المُلِحِّينَ اَذِقْنِىْ بَرْدَ عَفْوِكَ وَ حَلَاوَةَ رَحْمَتِكَ وَ مَغْفِرَتِكَ

    You may also recite the following supplication:

    اِلٰهِىْ هٰذِهِ صَلَوٰتِىْ صَلَّيْتُهَا لَا لِحَاجَةٍ مِنْكَ اِلَيْهَا وَ لَا رَغْبَةٍ مِنْكَ فِيْهَا إِلَّا تَعْظِيْماً وَ طَاعَةً وَاِجَابَةً لَكَ اِلٰى مَا اَمَرْتَنِىْ بِهِ اِلٰهِىْ اِنْ كَانَ فِيْهَا خَلَلٌ اَوْ نَقْصٌ مِنْ رُكُوْعِهَا اَوْ سُجُوْدِهَا فَلَا تُؤَ اخِذْنِى وَ تَفَضَّلْ عَلَىَّ بِالْقَبُوْلِ وَ الْغُفْرَانِ .

    After completion of the ritual prayers, you may also recite the following supplication, which the Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) taught to Imam Ali Ameer al-Momineen(عليه السلام) for good memory:

    سُبْحَانَ مَنْ لَايَعْتَدِىْ عَلٰى اَهْلِ مَمْلَكَتِهِ سُبْحَانَ مَنْ لَا يَاْخُذُ اَهْلَ الْاَرْضِ بِاَلْوَانِ الْعَذَابِ سُبْحَانَ الرَّؤُفِ الرَّحِيْمِ اَللّٰهُمَّ اجْعَلْ لِىْ فِى قَلْبِى نُوْراً وَ بَصَراً وَ فَهْماً وَ عِلْماً اِنَّكَ عَلى كُلِّ شَيْ ءٍ قَديرٌ .

    Al-Kaf’ami, in his book of al-Misbah, cites that it is recommended to repeat the following supplication three times after obligatory prayers:

    اُعِيْذُ نَفْسِىْ وَ دِيْنِى وَ اَهْلِى وَ مَالِىْ وَ وَلَدِىْ وَ اِخْوَانِى فىِ دِيْنِى وَ مَا رَزَقَنِى رَبِّى وَ خَوَاتِيْمَ عَمَلِى وَ مَنْ يَعْنِيْنِى اَمْرُهُ بِاللّهِ الْوَاحِدِ الْاَحَدِ الصَّمَدِ الَّذِىْ لَمْ يَلِدْ وَ لَمْ يُولَدْ وَ لَمْ يَكُنْ لَهُ كُفُواً اَحَدٌ وَ بِرَبِّ الْفَلَقِ مِنْ شَرِّ مَا خَلَقَ وَ مِنْ شَرِّ غَاسِقٍ اِذَا وَقَبَ وَ مِنْ شَرِّ النَّفَّاثٰاتِ فِى الْعُقَدِ وَ مِنْ شَرِّ حَاسِدٍ اِذَا حَسَدَ وَ بِرَبِّ النّٰاسِ مَلِكِ النّٰاسِ اِلٰهِ النّٰاسِ مِنْ شَرِّ الْوَسْوَاسِ الْخَنّٰاسِ الَّذِىْ يُوَسْوِسُ فِى صُدُوْرِ النّٰاسِ مِنَ الْجِنَّةِ وَ النّٰاسِ.

    It is narrated in an inscription handwritten by Shaykh al-Shahid that the Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم) said: Whoever desires that Almighty Allah will not show him his evildoings (that he did in this world) on the Resurrection Day and will not open the record of his evildoings, should recite the following supplication after each obligatory prayer:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنَّ مَغْفِرَتَكَ اَرْجِى مِنْ عَمَلِى وَ اِنَّ رَحْمَتَكَ اَوْسَعُ مِنْ ذَنْبِى اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنْ كَانَ ذَنْبِى عِنْدَكَ عَظِيْماً فَعَفْوُكَ اَعْظَمُ مِنْ ذَنْبِىْ اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنْ لَمْ اَكُنْ اَهْلاً اَنْ اَبْلُغَ رَحْمَتَكَ فَرَحْمَتُكَ اَهْلٌ اَنْ تَبْلُغَنِى وَ تَسَعَنِى لِاَنَّهَا وَسِعَتْ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ بِرَحْمَتِكَ يَااَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِيْنَ

    Ibn Baabwayh (i.e. Shaykh al-Saduq) holds that one should say the following immediately after reciting Tasbih al-Zahra’:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اَنْتَ السَّلَامُ وَ مِنْكَ السَّلَامُ وَ لَكَ السَّلَامُ وَ اِلَيْكَ يَعُودُ السَّلَامُ سُبْحَانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ عَمَّا يَصِفُوْنَ وَ سَلَامٌ عَلَى الْمُرْسَلِيْنَ وَ الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكَ اَيُّهَا النَّبِىُّ وَ رَحْمَةُ اللّٰهِ وَ بَرَكَاتُهُ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَى الْاَئِمَّةِ الْهَادِيْنَ الْمَهْدِيِّينَ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلٰى جَمِيْعِ اَنْبِياَءِ اللّٰهِ وَ رُسُلِهِ وَ مَلاَئِكَتِهِ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْنَا وَ عَلٰى عِبَادِ اللّٰهِ الصَّالِحِينَ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلٰى عَلِىٍّ اَمِيْرِ الْمُؤْمِنِيْنَ، اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَى الْحَسَنِ وَ الْحُسَيْنِ سَيِّدَىْ شَبابِ اَهْلِ الْجَنَّةِ اَجْمَعِيْنَ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلٰى عَلِىِّ بْنِ الْحُسَيْنِ زَيْنِ الْعَابِدِيْنَ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِىٍّ بَاقِرِ عِلْمِ النَّبِيّينَ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلٰى جَعْفَرِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ الصَّادِقِ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلٰى مُوْسَىٰ بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ الْكَاظِمِ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلٰى عَلِىِّ بْنِ مُوْسَىٰ الرِّضَا اَلسَّلَامُ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِىٍّ الْجَوَادِ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلٰى عَلِىٍّ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ الْهَادِىْ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَى الْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَلِي الزَّكِىِّ الْعَسْكَرِىِ اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَى الْحُجَّةِ بْنِ الْحَسَنِ الْقَائِمِ الْمَهْدِىِّ صَلَوَاتُ اللّٰهِ عَلَيْهِمْ اَجْمَعِينَ.

    After reciting this, one may pray to Almighty Allah to grant him all his personal desires.

    Shaykh al-Kaf’ami has also said that one should recite the following after the completion of the obligatory prayers:

    رَضِيْتُ بِاللّٰهِ رَبّاً وبِالْاِسْلَامِ دِيْناً وَ بِمُحَمَّدٍ صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وآلِهِ نَبِيّاً وَ بِعَلِىٍّ اِمَاماً وَ بِالْحَسَنِ وَ الْحُسَيْنِ وَ عَلِىٍّ وَ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ جَعْفَرٍ وَ مُوسَىٰ وَ عَلِىٍّ وَ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ عَلِىٍّ وَ الْحَسَنِ وَ الْخَلَفِ الصَّالِحِ عَلَيْهِمُ السَّلَامُ اَئِمَّةً وَ سَادَةً وَ قَادَةً بِهِمْ اَتَوَلّٰى وَ مِنْ اَعْدَائِهِمْ اَتَبَرَّءُ

    Then repeat the following supplication three times:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّى اَسْئَلُكَ الْعَفْوَ وَالْعَافِيَةَ وَ الْمُعَافَاةَ فِى الدُّنْيَا وَ الْآخِرَةِ .
    Fajr

    Taqibaat -e- Salat Fajr

    After the dawn (fajr) prayer, recite the following supplication, as quoted from Misbah al-Mutahajjid:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ اهْدِنِي لِمَا اخْتُلِفَ فِيهِ مِنَ الْحَقِّ بِاِذْنِكَ اِنَّكَ تَهْدِي مَنْ تَشَاءُ اِلَى صِرَاطٍ مُسْتَقِيمٍ.

    Then, recite the following 10 times:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ الْاَوْصِيَاءِ الرَّاضِينَ الْمَرْضِيِّينَ بِاَفْضَلِ صَلَوَاتِكَ وَ بَارِكْ عَلَيْهِمْ بِاَفْضَلِ بَرَكَاتِكَ وَ السَّلَامُ عَلَيْهِمْ وَ عَلٰى اَرْوَاحِهِمْ وَ اَجْسَادِهِمْ وَ رَحْمَةُ اللّٰهِ وَ بَرَكَاتُهُ .

    This invocation of God’s blessings upon the Holy Prophet and his Household has also been reported to be recited on Fridays with a great reward.

    Also, recite the following:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اَحْيِنِي عَلٰى مَا اَحْيَيْتَ عَلَيْهِ عَلِيَّ بْنَ اَبِي طَالِبٍ وَ اَمِتْنِي عَلٰى مَا مَاتَ عَلَيْهِ عَلِيُّ بْنُ اَبِي طَالِبٍ عَلَيْهِ السَّلَامْ.

    Also, repeat each of the following statements one hundred times:

    اَسْتَغْفِرُ اللَّهَ وَ اَتُوبُ اِلَيْهِ
    اَسْأَلُ اللَّهَ الْعَافِيَةَ
    اَسْتَجِيرُ بِاللّٰهِ مِنَ النَّارِ
    وَ اَسْأَلُهُ الْجَنَّةَ
    اَسْأَلُ اللهَ الْحُورَ الْعِينَ .لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ الْمَلِكُ الْحَقُّ الْمُبِينُ
    صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
    سُبْحَانَ اللّٰهِ وَ الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ وَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ وَ اللّٰهُ اَكْبَرُ وَ لَا حَوْلَ وَ لَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللّٰهِ الْعَلِيِّ الْعَظِيمِ
    مَا شَاءَ اللّٰهُ كَانَ وَ لَا حَوْلَ وَ لَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللّٰهِ الْعَلِيِّ الْعَظِيمِ.

    You may then recite the following:

    اَصْبَحْتُ اللّٰهُمَّ مُعْتَصِمًا بِذِمَامِكَ الْمَنِيعِ الَّذِي لَا يُطَاوَلُ وَ لَا يُحَاوَلُ مِنْ شَرِّ كُلِّ غَاشِمٍ وَ طَارِقٍ مِنْ سَائِرِ مَنْ خَلَقْتَ وَ مَا خَلَقْتَ مِنْ خَلْقِكَ الصَّامِتِ وَ النَّاطِقِ فِي جُنَّةٍ مِنْ كُلِّ مَخُوفٍ بِلِبَاسٍ سَابِغَةٍ وَلَاءِ اَهْلِ بَيْتِ نَبِيِّكَ مُحْتَجِبًا مِنْ كُلِّ قَاصِدٍ لِي اِلَىٰ اَذِيَّةٍ بِجِدَارٍ حَصِينٍ الْاِخْلَاصِ فِي الْاِعْتِرَافِ بِحَقِّهِمْ وَ التَّمَسُّكِ بِحَبْلِهِمْ مُوْقِناً اَنَّ الْحَقَّ لَهُمْ وَ مَعَهُمْ وَ فِيهِمْ وَ بِهِمْ اُوَالِي مَنْ وَالَوْا وَ اُجَانِبُ مَنْ جَانَبُوا فَاَعِذْنِي اَللّٰهُمَّ بِهِمْ مِنْ شَرِّ كُلِّ مَا اَتَّقِيهِ يَا عَظِيمُ حَجَزْتُ الْاَعَادِيَ عَنِّي بِبَدِيعِ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَ الْاَرْضِ اِنَّا جَعَلْنَا مِنْ بَيْنِ اَيْدِيهِمْ سَدّاً وَ مِنْ خَلْفِهِمْ سَدّاً فَاَغْشَيْنَاهُمْ فَهُمْ لَا يُبْصِرُونَ .

    This supplication, which is reported from Imam AliAmeer al-Momineen(عليه السلام) at the Night of Mabit, is advisably said each morning and evening.

    In Tahdhib al-Ahkam (by Shaykh al-Tusi), it is reported that whoever repeats the following ten times after the Dawn Prayers, Almighty Allah will save him from blindness, insanity, leprosy, poverty, and (house) demolition or dotage:

    سُبْحَانَ اللّٰهِ الْعَظِيمِ وَ بِحَمْدِهِ وَ لَا حَوْلَ وَ لَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللّٰهِ الْعَلِيِّ الْعَظِيمِ

    Shaykh al-Kulayni reports Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) as saying: Whoever repeats the following seven times after the Dawn and Sunset Prayers, Almighty Allah will saved him from seventy kinds of misfortune the least of which are flatulence, leprosy, and insanity; and his name will be erased from the list of the condemned ones, if it was listed there, and will be added to the list of the successful ones:

    بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ لَا حَوْلَ وَ لَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللّٰهِ الْعَلِيِّ الْعَظِيمِ

    Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) is also reported to have said that one who desires to enjoy both the worldly life and the next world, and one who has eye ache, should utter the following supplication after the dawn and sunset prayers:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّي اَسْأَلُكَ بِحَقِّ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَلَيْكَ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ اجْعَلِ النُّوْرَ فِي بَصَرِيْ وَ الْبَصِيرَةَ فِي دِينِي وَ الْيَقِينَ فِي قَلْبِي وَ الْاِخْلَاصَ فِي عَمَلِي وَ السَّلَامَةَ فِي نَفْسِي وَ السَّعَةَ فِي رِزْقِي وَ الشُّكْرَ لَكَ اَبَداً مَا اَبْقَيْتَنِي

    In ‘Uddat al-Dai, Shaykh Ibn Fahad reports Imam Alī ibn Mūsā ar-Riḍā (عليه السلام) to have said: Whoever recites the following after the Dawn Prayer, will have all his requests made easy-to-gain for him and will be saved by Almighty Allah against every thing that aggrieves him:

    بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ وَ صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِهِ وَ اُفَوِّضُ اَمْرِي اِلَى اللّٰهِ اِنَّ اللّٰهَ بَصِيرٌ بِالْعِبَادِ فَوَقَاهُ اللّٰهُ سَيِّئَاتِ مَا مَكَرُوْا لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اَنْتَ سُبْحَانَكَ اِنِّي كُنْتُ مِنَ الظَّالِمِينَ فَاسْتَجَبْنَا لَهُ وَ نَجَّيْنَاهُ مِنَ الْغَمِّ وَ كَذٰلِكَ نُنْجِي الْمُؤْمِنِينَ حَسْبُنَا اللّٰهُ وَ نِعْمَ الْوَكِيلُ فَانْقَلَبُوا بِنِعْمَةٍ مِنَ اللّٰهِ وَ فَضْلٍ لَمْ يَمْسَسْهُمْ سُوءٌ مَا شَاءَ اللّٰهُ لَا حَوْلَ وَ لَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللّٰهِ مَا شَاءَ اللّٰهُ لَا مَا شَاءَ النَّاسُ،
    مَا شَاءَ اللّٰهُ وَ اِنْ كَرِهَ النَّاسُ حَسْبِيَ الرَّبُّ مِنَ الْمَرْبُوبِينَ حَسْبِيَ الْخَالِقُ مِنَ الْمَخْلُوقِينَ حَسْبِيَ الرَّازِقُ مِنَ الْمَرْزُوقِينَ حَسْبِيَ اللّٰهُ رَبُّ الْعَالَمِينَ حَسْبِي مَنْ هُوَ حَسْبِي حَسْبِي مَنْ لَمْ يَزَلْ حَسْبِي حَسْبِي مَنْ كَانَ مُذْ كُنْتُ لَمْ يَزَلْ حَسْبِي حَسْبِيَ اللّٰهُ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ عَلَيْهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ وَ هُوَ رَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْعَظِيمِ.
    Dhuhr & Asr
    Salat Dhuhr

    Taqibaat -e- Salat Dhuhr

    Subsequent to the noon (Dhuhr) prayer, recite the following supplication, which is quoted from Misbah al-Mutahajjid:

    لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ الْعَظِيمُ الْحَلِيمُ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ رَبُّ الْعَرْشِ الْكَرِيمُ اَلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّي اَسْأَلُكَ مُوْجِبَاتِ رَحْمَتِكَ وَ عَزَائِمَ مَغْفِرَتِكَ وَ الْغَنِيمَةَ مِنْ كُلِّ بِرٍّ وَ السَّلَامَةَ مِنْ كُلِّ اِثْمٍ اَللّٰهُمَّ لَا تَدَعْ لِي ذَنْباً إِلَّا غَفَرْتَهُ وَ لَا هَمّاً إِلَّا فَرَّجْتَهُ وَ لَا سُقْماً إِلَّا شَفَيْتَهُ وَ لَا عَيْباً إِلَّا سَتَرْتَهُ وَ لَا رِزْقاً إِلَّا بَسَطْتَهُ وَ لَا خَوْفاً إِلَّا آمَنْتَهُ وَ لَا سُوْءاً إِلَّا صَرَفْتَهُ وَ لَا حَاجَةً هِيَ لَكَ رِضاً وَ لِيَ فِيهَا صَلَاحٌ إِلَّا قَضَيْتَهَا يَااَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِينَ، آمِينَ رَبَّ الْعَالَمِينَ

    You may then repeat the following 10 times:

    بِاللّٰهِ اعْتَصَمْتُ وَ بِاللّٰهِ اَثِقُ وَ عَلَى اللّٰهِ اَتَوَكَّلُ

    You may then recite the following supplication:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنْ عَظُمَتْ ذُنُوبِي فَاَنْتَ اَعْظَمُ وَ اِنْ كَبُرَ [كَثُرَ] تَفْرِيْطِي فَاَنْتَ اَكْبَرُ وَ اِنْ دَامَ بُخْلِي فَاَنْتَ اَجْوَدُ اَللّٰهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِي عَظِيمَ ذُنُوبِي بِعَظِيمِ عَفْوِكَ وَ كَثِيرَ تَفْرِيطِي بِظَاهِرِ كَرَمِكَ وَ اقْمَعْ بُخْلِي بِفَضْلِ جُودِكَ اَللّٰهُمَّ مَا بِنَا مِنْ نِعْمَةٍ فَمِنْكَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اَنْتَ اَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَ اَتُوبُ اِلَيْكَ
    Salat Asr

    Taqibaat -e- Salat Asr

    As mentioned in Misbah al-Mutahajjid, after the afternoon (Asr) prayers, recite the following supplication:

    اَسْتَغْفِرُ اللّٰهَ الَّذِي لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ الرَّحْمٰنُ الرَّحِيمُ ذُو [ذَا] الْجَلَالِ وَ الْاِكْرَامِ وَ اَسْأَلُهُ اَنْ يَتُوبَ عَلَيَّ تَوْبَةَ عَبْدٍ ذَلِيلٍ خَاضِعٍ فَقِيرٍ بَائِسٍ مِسْكِينٍ مُسْتَكِينٍ مُسْتَجِيرٍ لَا يَمْلِكُ لِنَفْسِهِ نَفْعاً وَ لَا ضَرّاً وَ لَا مَوْتاً وَ لَا حَيَاةً وَ لَا نُشُوراً

    You may then recite the following supplication:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّي اَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ نَفْسٍ لَا تَشْبَعُ وَ مِنْ قَلْبٍ لَا يَخْشَعُ وَ مِنْ عِلْمٍ لَا يَنْفَعُ، وَ مِنْ صَلَاةٍ لَا تُرْفَعُ وَ مِنْ دُعَاءٍ لَا يُسْمَعُ اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّي اَسْأَلُكَ الْيُسْرَ بَعْدَ الْعُسْرِ وَ الْفَرَجَ بَعْدَ الْكَرْبِ وَ الرَّخَاءَ بَعْدَ الشِّدَّةِ اَللّٰهُمَّ مَا بِنَا مِنْ نِعْمَةٍ فَمِنْكَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اَنْتَ اَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَ اَتُوبُ اِلَيْكَ.

    Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq (عليه السلام) is reported as saying: Anyone who implores Almighty Allah for forgiveness (i.e. astaghfirullah) seventy times after the Asr prayer will have seven hundred of his sins forgiven.

    Imam Muhammad al-Taqi (al-Jawad) (عليه السلام) is also reported as saying: Anyone who recites Surah al-Qadr (No. 97) ten times after the Asr prayer will be granted the reward of the deeds of all creatures on that day.

    It is also recommended to recite Dua al-Ashraat every morning and evening. Yet, the best time for this supplication is the time after the Asr prayers on Fridays.

    Maghrib & Isha
    Salat Maghrib

    Taqibaat -e- Salat Maghrib

    After completion of Tasbih al-Zahra’, it is recommended to recite the following invocation of blessings:

    اِنَّ اللّٰهَ وَ مَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّوْنَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ يَا اَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَ سَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيماً اَللّٰهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ النَّبِيِّ وَ عَلٰى ذُرِّيَّتِهِ وَ عَلٰى اَهْلِ بَيْتِهِ

    Then, repeat the following seven times:

    بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَ لَا حَوْلَ وَ لَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللّٰهِ الْعَلِيِّ الْعَظِيمِ.

    Then, repeat the following three times:

    اَلْحَمْدُ لِلّٰهِ الَّذِي يَفْعَلُ مَا يَشَاءُ وَ لَا يَفْعَلُ مَا يَشَاءُ غَيْرُهُ

    Then, recite the following supplication:

    سُبْحَانَكَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اَنْتَ اغْفِرْ لِي ذُنُوبِي كُلَّهَا جَمِيعًا فَاِنَّهُ لَا يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ كُلَّهَا جَمِيعاً إِلَّا اَنْتَ:

    You may then offer the sunset supererogatory (nafilah) prayer, which consists of four units of prayer (of 2 rakat each). You should not utter any word between the two parts of the prayer.

    According to the Shaykh, it has been narrated that Surah al-Kafirun (No. 109) should be recited in the first unit and Surah al-Tawḥīd in the second. In the third and fourth units, it is optional to recite any other Surah desired.

    It has been also narrated that Imam Ali al-Naqi (al-Hadi) (عليه السلام) used to recite, in the third unit (Rak’ah) of this prayer, Surah al-Fātiḥah and the first six verses (Ayahs) of Surah al-Hadid, and in the fourth unit, Surah al-Fātiḥah and the last four verses of Surah al-Hashr.

    It is also recommended to repeat the following supplication seven times in the last prostration (sajdah) of all supererogatory prayers each night, especially at Friday nights (i.e. the night before Friday):

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّي اَسْأَلُكَ بِوَجْهِكَ الْكَرِيمِ وَ اسْمِكَ الْعَظِيمِ وَ مُلْكِكَ الْقَدِيمِ اَنْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِهِ وَ اَنْ تَغْفِرَ لِي ذَنْبِيَ الْعَظِيمَ اِنَّهُ لَا يَغْفِرُ الْعَظِيمَ إِلَّا الْعَظِيمُ

    When you accomplish the supererogatory prayer, you may recite any supplication you like.

    You may then repeat the following ten times:

    مَا شَاءَ اللّٰهُ لَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللّٰهِ اَسْتَغْفِرُ اللّٰهَ

    You may then add the following:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّي اَسْأَلُكَ مُوْجِبَاتِ رَحْمَتِكَ وَ عَزَائِمَ مَغْفِرَتِكَ وَ النَّجَاةَ مِنَ النَّارِ وَ مِنْ كُلِّ بَلِيَّةٍ وَ الْفَوْزَ بِالْجَنَّةِ وَ الرِّضْوَانَ [الرِّضْوَانِ‏] فِي دَارِ السَّلَامِ وَ جِوَارَ [جِوَارِ] نَبِيِّكَ مُحَمَّدٍ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهِ السَّلَامُ اَللّٰهُمَّ مَا بِنَا مِنْ نِعْمَةٍ فَمِنْكَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اَنْتَ اَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَ اَتُوبُ اِلَيْكَ
    THE GHUFAYLAH PRAYER

    You may then offer the Ghufaylah Prayer in the period between the sunset (maghrib) and the evening (Isha’) Prayers. This prayer consists of two units in the first of which you should recite, after Surah al-Fātiḥah, the following verses (Surah al-Anbiya’ 21:87-88):

    وَ ذَا النُّونِ اِذْ ذَهَبَ مُغَاضِباً فَظَنَّ اَنْ لَنْ نَقْدِرَ عَلَيْهِ فَنَادَى فِي الظُّلُمَاتِ اَنْ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اَنْتَ سُبْحَانَكَ اِنِّي كُنْتُ مِنَ الظَّالِمِينَ فَاسْتَجَبْنَا لَهُ وَ نَجَّيْنَاهُ مِنَ الْغَمِّ وَ كَذٰلِكَ نُنْجِي الْمُؤْمِنِينَ .

    In the second unit, you should recite, after Surah al-Fātiḥah, the following verse (6:59):

    وَ عِنْدَهُ مَفَاتِحُ الْغَيْبِ لَا يَعْلَمُهَا إِلَّا هُوَ وَ يَعْلَمُ مَا فِي الْبَرِّ وَ الْبَحْرِ وَ مَا تَسْقُطُ مِنْ وَرَقَةٍ إِلَّا يَعْلَمُهَا وَ لَا حَبَّةٍ فِي ظُلُمَاتِ الْاَرْضِ وَ لَا رَطْبٍ وَ لَا يَابِسٍ إِلَّا فِي كِتَابٍ مُبِينٍ

    After that, you should raise your both hands for Qunut, saying:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنِّي اَسْأَلُكَ بِمَفَاتِحِ الْغَيْبِ الَّتِي لَا يَعْلَمُهَا إِلَّا اَنْتَ اَنْ تُصَلِّيَ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِهِ وَ اَنْ تَفْعَلَ بِي كَذَا وَ كَذَا.

    You may then mention your needs.

    Then, recite the following:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اَنْتَ وَلِيُّ نِعْمَتِي وَ الْقَادِرُ عَلٰى طَلِبَتِي تَعْلَمُ حَاجَتِي فَاَسْأَلُكَ بِحَقِّ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِهِ عَلَيْهِ وَ عَلَيْهِمُ السَّلَامُ لَمَّا قَضَيْتَهَا لِي.

    You may then pray to Him for your personal needs, for it has been narrated that anyone who offers this prayer and supplicates Almighty Allah will have his requests granted.

    Salat Isha

    Taqibaat -e- Salat Isha

    After the evening Prayer, you are recommended to recite the following supplication, as is quoted from Misbah al-Mutahajjid:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ اِنَّهُ لَيْسَ لِي عِلْمٌ بِمَوْضِعِ رِزْقِي وَ اِنَّمَا اَطْلُبُهُ بِخَطَرَاتٍ تَخْطُرُ عَلٰى قَلْبِي فَاَجُولُ فِي طَلَبِهِ الْبُلْدَانَ فَاَنَا فِيمَا اَنَا طَالِبٌ كَالْحَيْرَانِ لَا اَدْرِي اَ فِي سَهْلٍ هُوَ اَمْ فِي جَبَلٍ اَمْ فِي اَرْضٍ اَمْ فِي سَمَاءٍ اَمْ فِي بَرٍّ اَمْ فِي بَحْرٍ وَ عَلٰى يَدَيْ مَنْ وَ مِنْ قِبَلِ مَنْ وَ قَدْ عَلِمْتُ اَنَّ عِلْمَهُ عِنْدَكَ وَ اَسْبَابَهُ بِيَدِكَ وَ اَنْتَ الَّذِي تَقْسِمُهُ بِلُطْفِكَ وَ تُسَبِّبُهُ بِرَحْمَتِكَ اَللّٰهُمَّ فَصَلِّ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِهِ وَ اجْعَلْ يَا رَبِّ رِزْقَكَ لِي وَاسِعاً وَ مَطْلَبَهُ سَهْلاً وَ مَأْخَذَهُ قَرِيباً وَ لَا تُعَنِّنِي بِطَلَبِ مَا لَمْ تُقَدِّرْ لِي فِيهِ رِزْقًا فَاِنَّكَ غَنِيٌّ عَنْ عَذَابِي [عَنَائِي‏] وَ اَنَا فَقِيرٌ اِلٰى رَحْمَتِكَ فَصَلِّ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِهِ وَ جُدْ عَلٰى عَبْدِكَ بِفَضْلِكَ اِنَّكَ ذُوْ فَضْلٍ عَظِيمٍ.

    It is worth mentioning that the above mentioned supplication is one of the supplications restricted to seeking sustenance.

    THE WUTAYRAH PRAYER

    Upon completion of the evening Prayer, it is recommended to recite Surah al-Qadr (No. 97) seven times and offer the Wutayrah supererogatory prayer, which consists of two units and should be offered in the position of sitting by reciting one hundred verses of the Holy Qur’an in both the units. Hence, it is recommended to recite Surah al-Waqiah (No. 56) in the first unit and Surah al-Tawḥīd in the second.

    Supplications at Sunrise & Sunrise
    Too many are the supplications that have been reported from the Holy Prophet and the Holy Imams, peace be upon them, to be recited at the time of sunrise and sunset. Besides, verses from the Holy Qur’an and traditions of the Infallibles, peace be upon them, have urged on and awakened desires for the persistence on reciting such supplications at these two times of the day. However, let us mention a few number of these authenticated supplications:

    Supplication 1
    Master Hadithists have narrated, through authenticated chain of authority (sanad), that Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq(عليه السلام) said: It is incumbent upon each and every Muslim to recite the following supplication ten times before sunrise and ten times before sunset:

    لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ وَحْدَهُ لَا شَرِيكَ لَهُ لَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَ لَهُ الْحَمْدُ يُحْيِي وَ يُمِيتُ وَ يُمِيتُ وَ يُحْيِي وَ هُوَ حَيٌّ لَا يَمُوتُ بِيَدِهِ الْخَيْرُ وَ هُوَ عَلٰى كُلِّ شَيْ‏ءٍ قَدِيرٌ .

    According to some narrations, this supplication should be made up if it is missed because it is obligatory.

    Supplication 2
    Through trustworthy chains of authority too, Imam al-Sadiq (عليه السلام) is reported to have said: Before sunrise and sunset, repeat ten times the following supplication:

    اَعُوذُ بِاللّٰهِ السَّمِيعِ الْعَلِيمِ مِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ وَ اَعُوذُ بِاللّٰهِ اَنْ يَحْضُرُونِ اِنَّ اللّٰهَ هُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ.
    Supplication 3
    Imam al-Sadiq (عليه السلام) is also reported to have said: Nothing should divert you from reciting the following supplication three times each morning and evening:

    اَللّٰهُمَّ مُقَلِّبَ الْقُلُوبِ وَ الْاَبْصَارِ ثَبِّتْ قَلْبِي عَلٰى دِينِكَ وَ لَا تُزِغْ قَلْبِي بَعْدَ اِذْ هَدَيْتَنِي وَ هَبْ لِي مِنْ لَدُنْكَ رَحْمَةً اِنَّكَ اَنْتَ الْوَهَّابُ وَ اَجِرْنِي مِنَ النَّارِ بِرَحْمَتِكَ اَللّٰهُمَّ امْدُدْ لِي فِي عُمْرِيْ وَ اَوْسِعْ عَلَيَّ فِي رِزْقِي وَ انْشُرْ عَلَيَّ رَحْمَتَكَ وَ اِنْ كُنْتُ عِنْدَكَ فِي اُمِّ الْكِتَابِ شَقِيًّا فَاجْعَلْنِي سَعِيْدًا فَاِنَّكَ تَمْحُو مَا تَشَاءُ وَ تُثْبِتُ وَ عِنْدَكَ اُمُّ الْكِتَابِ.
    Supplication 4
    Imam al-Sadiq (عليه السلام) is also reported to have instructed to recite the following supplication every morning and evening:

    اَلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي يَفْعَلُ مَا يَشَاءُ وَ لَا يَفْعَلُ مَا يَشَاءُ غَيْرُهُ اَلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ كَمَا يُحِبُّ اللّٰهُ اَنْ يُحْمَدَ اَلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ كَمَا هُوَ اَهْلُهُ اَللَّهُمَّ اَدْخِلْنِي فِي كُلِّ خَيْرٍ اَدْخَلْتَ فِيهِ مُحَمَّدًا وَ آلَ مُحَمَّدٍ وَ اَخْرِجْنِي مِنْ كُلِّ شَرٍّ اَخْرَجْتَ مِنْهُ مُحَمَّدًا وَ آلَ مُحَمَّدٍ صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ وَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
    Supplication 5
    Repeat the following 10 times each morning and evening:

    سُبْحَانَ اللّٰهِ وَ الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ وَ لَا اِلٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ وَ اللّٰهُ اَكْبَرُ .
    Supplication 6
    Dua al-Asharat is one of the recommended supplications to be recited every morning and evening.