Tag Archives: muharram

Salat for the Day of Ashura

The importance and special qualities of the Day of Ashura are well-established. What is less known (or forgotten) are prayers associated with the day. To revive the practice of performing additional prayers during the nights and days of special occasions, we quote the following 3 prayers from Sayyiduna al-Shaikh ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani’s  al-Ghunya li-Talibi Tariq al-Haqq. […]

Dhikr and Du’a for Ashura

The following are the Arabic text and English translation of traditional invocations [adhkar] and supplications [ad’iyya] for the day of Ashura: Invocation & Supplication for Ashura Special Supplication for Ashura And Allah is the Guide, eminent is His Glory.

Days of Allah – Muharram Al-Haram

Day Name Resting Abode 1 New Hijri Year ‘’ ‘Urs * Abu-l Ḥasan ‘Ali b. Muhammad al-Qurashi al-Hankari – Bio Baghdad, IQ 2 ‘Urs * Abu Mahfuz Ma’ruf b. Firuz al-Karkhi Bio 1 | Bio 2 | Tomb Baghdad, IQ 3 ‘Urs ‘Uthman b. Muhammad b. Ibrahim b. Abi Shaiba Bio  His Passing ” ‘Urs Hasan Raza Khan Kalam Bareilly, IN 4 […]

Du’a Awwal al-Sana – Awwal Muharram

It is from the practice of the pious [sâlihîn] to recite the following supplication [du’â] three (3) times after the sunset prayers [salâtu-l maghrib] on the first day of Muharram which is the Islamic New Year. Amongst others, this supplication can be found in: kanzu-n najahi wa-s surur by: Al-‘Allamah Al-Shaikh ‘Abdul Hamid b. Muhammad ‘Ali Quds al-munjiyat by: Shaikh Dr. Thaika Shu’aib […]