Shaꜥban – the Month of the Messenger ﷺ

Sha`ban – the Month of the Messenger ﷺ From the text, ‘The Treasure of Triumph and Delight’, of the orator and eloquent speaker, Shaykh ꜥAbd al-Ḥamīd ibn Muḥammad ibn ꜥAbd al-Qādir Quds al-Makkī ash-Shāfiꜥī: An Exposition of the Desired Deeds to be Performed in...

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,...

Wird Abi Bakr as-Sakran

Wird Abi Bakr as-Sakran A powerful litanty [wird] from the Saint and Scholar, Imām Abū Bakr bin `Abd al-Raḥmān as-Saqqāf used for protection from all evils from humans, jinn, people in positions of power and whatever else that tries to harm  you. Ḥabīb Kāẓim as-Saqqāf...

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...