Category Archives: Ahzab

Wird al-Nawawi

The Litany of Imam Al-Nawawi [wird al-Nawawi] is a personal collect of the luminous sage and savant of the Levant, Imam Abu Zakaria Yahya b. Sharaf al-Nawawi, may Allah be well pleased with him and please him. The wird is found in various prayer compendiums, including: Ahmad Ziya’uddin Gumushanevi’s abridged Al-Qulub Al-Dari’a Isma’il Muhammad Sa’id al-Qadiri’s Al-Fuyudat Al-Rabbaniya Habib Umar […]

Hizb Al-Wiqaya | Al-Dawr Al-A’la

“The Loftiest Pearl” [ad-dawr al-a’la], also known as the “Orison of Protection” [hizb al-wiqaya], is a much-loved litany in Sufi circles. Its remarkable power and exalted beauty is widely acknowledged. It is said that whoever reads it with sincerity of heart and utter conviction, while making a specific plea, will have their wish granted. The […]

Hizb Al-Ghawth Al-A’zam

“Litany of the Supreme Succour” [hizbu-l ghawthu-l a’zam] is one of the brief and frequently recited litanies of Sayyidina-sh Shaikh ‘Abdul Qadir al-Jilani (may Allah be well pleased with him). It is highly valued in the ‘Arusi-Qadiri path. Shaikhuna Dr. Thaika Shu’aib (may Allah protect him) never fails to include this sublime hizb in the closing supplication [du’â‘u-l ikhtitâm] of all […]