Protection against Epidemics and Sicknesses

PROTECTION AGAINST EPIDEMICS AND SICKNESSES Ḥabīb ʿUmar bin Muḥammad bin Ḥafīẓ (Allāh preserve him) gave some directions after being asked, as to what should be performed for protection against epidemics and sicknesses. They are as follows: Giving charity [ṣadaqa]....

Intentions and Supplications for Seeking Sacred Knowledge

Intentions and Supplications for Seeking Sacred Knowledge A three-part supplication including Imam al-Haddad’s Intentions for Seeking Sacred Knowledge, a supplication to recite before studying and a supplication to recite at the end of a study session or class,...

Supplications for the Night of mid-Sha`ban

Supplications taken from Shaykh al-Khatib al-Baligh `Abd al-Hamid ibn Muhammad `Ali ibn `Abd al-Qadir Quds al-Makki ash-Shafi`i’s text, “The Treasure of Triumph and Delight” [kanzun-najah was-surur]: The Erudite Scholar, the Sayyid, al-Wina’i,...

Three Litanies You Cannot Do Without

Habib `Ali ibn Hassan al-`Attas said: There are three litanies that the intelligent person must never part with, due to the immense benefits contained within them for this world and the Afterlife: 1. To recite before the Dawn [fajr] prayer 100 times: سبحان الله وبحمده...