Duʿā al-Faraj

Translation, ‘Supplication for relief’. A supplication issued by ImāmDirect translation: Leader. In Sunni Islam, Imāms are the leaders of the Muslim community who lead prayers, provide guidance and help run communities. In the Shi’ah faith, the Imāms are the...

Duʿā al-Iftitāḥ

Translation, ‘The opening supplication’ Although this supplication’s origins are ultimately unknown, it is noted that the second of four deputies of the 12th Imam, Abu Jafar Muhammad ibn Uthman, is said to have had this supplication in his personal property....

Duʿā al-Jawshan al-Kabīr

Translation, ‘Supplication of great armor. (Jawshan = armor, Kabir = great)  A supplication was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (ṣ)An abbreviation for the Arabic ‘Ṣallā Allāhu ʿalayhi wa Āle hi wa-sallam’, which translates to: ‘Peace and blessings be upon him and his...

Duʿā al-Waḥdah

Waḥdah means unity. This supplication asks AllahThe proper name of God in Islam and in Arabic, referring to all of His perfect attributes at once. This name is a proper noun, and no other entity or being is allowed to have... More for unity, peace, strength, and...

Duʿā an-Nudbah

Nudba means calling and/or mourning in Arabic. This supplication is used to call ImāmDirect translation: Leader. In Sunni Islam, Imāms are the leaders of the Muslim community who lead prayers, provide guidance and help run communities. In the Shi’ah faith, the Imāms...