Translation, ‘Supplication of great armor. (Jawshan = armor, Kabir = great)
A supplication was revealed to Prophet Muhammad An abbreviation for the Arabic ‘Ṣallā Allāhu ʿalayhi wa Āle hi wa-sallam’, which translates to: ‘Peace and blessings be upon him and his family - it is written after the name of Prophet Muḥammad (ṣ)... More. When the Holy Prophet (ṣ) was struggling with his heavy armor in a battle, the Angel Jibril descended and gave him this supplication to safeguard him and his people as a superior form of protection. It comprises 100 sections and contains 1000 titles and attributes of God.
It is recommended to be recited on the first night of the month of Ramadan and at least three times in the month of Ramadan and for this reason, it is commonly recited on the Laylat al-Qadr (night of power).