Ziyarat Warith

زيارة وارث

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This Ziyarat Warith (Imam as the inheritor from all previous prophets) is recommend to be recited daily and specially on Thursday nights.

اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَارِثَ آدَمَ صَفْوَةِ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon you, O inheritor of Adam the choice of Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَارِثَ نُوحٍ نَبِيِّ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon you, O inheritor of Noah the prophet of Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَارِثَ إِبْرَاهِيمَ خَلِيلِ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon you, O inheritor of Abraham the intimate friend of Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَارِثَ مُوسَىٰ كَلِيمِ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon you, O inheritor of Moses the spoken by Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَارِثَ عِيسَىٰ رُوحِ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon you, O inheritor of Jesus the spirit of Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَارِثَ مُحَمَّدٍ حَبِيبِ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon you, O inheritor of Muhammad the most beloved by Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَارِثَ أَمِيرِ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ عَلَيْهِ ٱلسَّلاَمُ
Peace be upon you, O inheritor of the Commander of the Faithful, peace be upon him.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا بْنَ مُحَمَّدٍ ٱلْمُصْطَفَىٰ
Peace be upon you, O son of Muhammad the well-chosen Prophet.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا بْنَ عَلِيٍّ ٱلْمُرْتَضَىٰ
Peace be upon you, O son of `Ali the well-pleased.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا بْنَ فَاطِمَةَ ٱلزَّهْرَاءِ
Peace be upon you, O son of Fatimah the luminous lady.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا بْنَ خَدِيـجَةَ ٱلْكُبْرَىٰ
Peace be upon you, O son of Khadijah the grand lady.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا ثَارَ ٱللَّهِ وَٱبْنَ ثَارِهِ
Peace be upon you, O vengeance of Allah, son of His vengeance,
وَٱلْوِتْرَ ٱلْمَوْتُورَ
and the unavenged so far.
أَشْهَدُ أَنَّكَ قَدْ أَقَمْتَ ٱلصَّلاَةَ
I bear witness that you performed the prayers,
وَآتَيْتَ ٱلزَّكَاةَ
defrayed the poor-rate,
وَأَمَرْتَ بِٱلْمَعْرُوفِ
enjoined the right,
وَنَهَيْتَ عَنِ ٱلْمُنْكَرِ
forbade the wrong,
وَأَطَعْتَ ٱللَّهَ وَرَسُولَهُ حَتَّىٰ أَتَاكَ ٱلْيَقِينُ
and obeyed Allah and His Messenger until death came upon you.
فَلَعَنَ ٱللَّهُ أُمَّةً قَتَلَتْكَ
So, may Allah curse the people who slew you.
وَلَعَنَ ٱللَّهُ أُمَّةً ظَلَمَتْكَ
May Allah curse the people who persecuted you.
وَلَعَنَ ٱللَّهُ أُمَّةً سَمِعَتْ بِذٰلِكَ فَرَضِيَتْ بِهِ
May Allah curse the people who were pleased when they had heard of that.
يَا مَوْلاَيَ يَا أَبَا عَبْدِ ٱللَّهِ
O my Master, O Abu-`Abdullah!
أَشْهَدُ أَنَّكَ كُنْتَ نُوراً فِي ٱلأَصْلاَبِ ٱلشَّامِخَةِ
I bear witness that you were light in the sublime loins
وَٱلأَرْحَامِ ٱلْمُطَهَّرَةِ
and purified wombs;
لَمْ تُنَجِّسْكَ ٱلْجَاهِلِيَّةُ بِأَنْجَاسِهَا
the impurities of the Ignorance Era could not object you to filth
وَلَمْ تُلْبِسْكَ مِنْ مُدْلَهِمَّاتِ ثِيَابِهَا
nor could it dress you its murky clothes.
وَأَشْهَدُ أَنَّكَ مِنْ دَعَائِمِ ٱلدِّينِ
I also bear witness that you are one of the mainstays of the religion
وَأَرْكَانِ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ
and the supports of the faithful believers.
وَأَشْهَدُ أَنَّكَ ٱلإِمَامُ ٱلْبَرُّ ٱلتَّقِيُّ
I also bear witness that you are the God-fearing, pious,
ٱلرَّضِيُّ ٱلزَّكِيُّ
pleased, immaculate,
ٱلْهَادِي ٱلْمَهْدِيُّ
guide, and well-guided Imam.
وَأَشْهَدُ أَنَّ ٱلأَئِمَّةَ مِنْ وُلْدِكَ كَلِمَةُ ٱلتَّقْوَىٰ
And (I bear witness) that the Imams from your progeny are the spokesmen of piety,
وَأَعْلاَمُ ٱلْهُدَىٰ
the signs of guidance,
وَٱلْعُروَةُ ٱلْوُثْقَىٰ
the firmest handle (of Islam),
وَٱلْحُجَّةُ عَلَىٰ أَهْلِ ٱلدُّنْيَا
and the decisive Argument against the inhabitants of the world.
وَأُشْهِدُ ٱللَّهَ وَمَلاَئِكَتَهُ
And I call Allah, His angels,
وَأَنْبِيَاءَهُ وَرُسُلَهُ
His Prophets, and His Messenger
أَنِّي بِكُمْ مُؤْمِنٌ وَبِإِيَابِكُمْ
to witness for me that I believe in you all and in your Return,
مُوقِنٌ بِشَرَائِعِ دِينِي وَخَوَاتِيمِ عَمَلي
I have full confidence in the laws of my religion and in the seals of my deeds,
وَقَلْبِي لِقَلْبِكُمْ سِلْمٌ
my heart is at peace with you all,
وَأَمْرِي لأَمْرِكُمْ مُتَّبِعٌ
and all my affairs are based on your commands.
صَلَوَاتُ اللَّهِ عَلَيْكُمْ وَعَلَىٰ أَرْوَاحِكُمْ
May Allah’s benedictions be on your souls,
وَعَلَىٰ أَجْسَادِكُمْ وَعَلَىٰ أَجْسَامِكُمْ
your bodies, your forms,
وَعَلَىٰ شَاهِدِكُمْ وَعَلَىٰ غَائِبِكُمْ
the present and the absent from you,
وَعَلَىٰ ظَاهِرِكُمْ وَعَلَىٰ بَاطِنِكُمْ
and the apparent and the invisible from you.

 

Then, you may throw yourself on the tomb, kiss it, and say these words:
بِأَبِي أَنْتَ وَأُمِّي يَا بْنَ رَسُولِ ٱللَّهِ
My father and mother be sacrificed for you, O son of the Messenger of Allah!
بِأَبِي أَنْتَ وَأُمِّي يَا أَبَا عَبْدِ ٱللَّهِ
My father and mother be sacrificed for you, O Abu `Abdullah!
لَقَدْ عَظُمَتِ ٱلرَّزِيَّةُ
Extremely terrible was the calamity
وَجَلَّتِ ٱلْمُصيبَةُ بِكَ عَلَيْنَا
and astounding is the misfortune that you suffered upon us
وَعَلَىٰ جَمِيعِ أَهْلِ ٱلسَّمَاوَاتِ وَٱلأَرْضِ
and upon all the inhabitants of the heavens and the earth.
فَلَعَنَ ٱللَّهُ أُمَّةً أَسْرَجَتْ وَأَلْجَمَتْ
Therefore, Allah may curse the people who saddled up, gave rein to their horses,
وَتَهَيَّأَتْ لِقِتَالِكَ
and prepared themselves to kill you.
يَا مَوْلاَيَ يَا أَبَا عَبْدِ ٱللَّهِ
O my Master, O Abu `Abdullah!
قَصَدْتُ حَرَمَكَ
I moved towards your sanctuary
وَأَتَيْتُ إِلَىٰ مَشْهَدِكَ
and came to your shrine
أَسْأَلُ ٱللَّهَ بِٱلشَّأْنِ ٱلَّذِي لَكَ عِنْدَهُ
beseeching Allah in the name of the standing that you enjoy with Him
وَبِٱلْمَحَلِّ ٱلَّذِي لَكَ لَدَيْهِ
and the position that you occupy with Him
أَنْ يُصَلِّيَ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ
to send blessings on Muhammad and on the Household of Muhammad
وَأَنْ يَجْعَلَنِي مَعَكُمْ فِي ٱلدُّنْيَا وَٱلآخِرَةِ
and to keep me with you in this world and in the Hereafter.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا بْنَ رَسُولِ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon you, O son of the Messenger of Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا بْنَ نَبِيِّ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon you, O son of the Prophet of Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا بْنَ أَمِيرِ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ
Peace be upon you, O son of the commander of the faithful.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا بْنَ ٱلْحُسَيْنِ ٱلشَّهِيدِ
Peace be upon you, O son of al-Husayn the martyr.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلشَّهِيدُ
Peace be upon you, O martyr.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلْمَظْلُومُ وَٱبْنُ ٱلْمَظْلُومِ
Peace be upon you, O wronged and harassed and the son of the wrong and harassed.
لَعَنَ ٱللَّهُ أُمَّةً قَتَلَتْكَ
Curse of Allah be on those who killed you.
وَلَعَنَ ٱللَّهُ أُمَّةً ظَلَمَتْكَ
Curse of Allah be on those who persecuted you.
وَلَعَنَ ٱللَّهُ أُمَّةً سَمِعَتْ بِذٰلِكَ فَرَضَيِتْ بِهِ
Curse of Allah be on those who heard this even but rested satisfied.
You should then throw yourself on the tomb, kiss it, and say the following words:
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَلِيَّ ٱللَّهِ وَٱبْنَ وَلِيِّهِ
Peace be upon you, O intimate servant of Allah and the son of His intimate servant.
لَقَدْ عَظُمَتِ ٱلْمُصيبَةُ
Extremely terrible was the calamity
وَجَلَّتِ ٱلرَّزِيَّةُ بِكَ عَلَيْنَا
and astounding is the misfortune that you suffered, upon us
وَعَلَىٰ جَمِيعِ ٱلْمُسْلِمينَ
and upon all Muslims.
فَلَعَنَ ٱللَّهُ أُمَّةً قَتَلَتْكَ
So, curse of Allah be on those who killed you
وَأَبْرَأُ إِلَىٰ ٱللَّهِ وَإِلَيْكَ مِنْهُمْ
and I disavow them in the presence of Allah and You.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ يَا أَوْلِيَاءَ ٱللَّهِ وَأَحِبَّائَهُ
Peace be upon all of you, O friends and dears of Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ يَا أَصْفِيَاءَ ٱللَّهِ وَأَوِدَّاءَهُ
Peace be upon all of you, O choice of Allah and sincerely attached to Him.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ يَا أَنْصَارَ دِينِ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon all of you, O supporters of Allah’s religion.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ يَا أَنْصَارَ رَسُولِ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon all of you, O supporters of the Messenger of Allah.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ يَا أَنْصَارَ أَمِيرِ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ
Peace be upon all of you, O supporters of the Commander of the Faithful.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ يَا أَنْصَارَ فَاطِمَةَ سَيِّدَةِ نِسَاءِ ٱلْعَالَمِينَ
Peace be upon all of you, O supporters of Fatimah the doyenne of the women of this world.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ يَا أَنْصَارَ أَبِي مُحَمَّدٍ
Peace be upon all of you, O supporters of Abu Muhammad,
ٱلْحَسَنِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ ٱلْوَلِيِّ ٱلنَّاصِحِ
al-Hasan the son of `Ali, the saintly and sincere.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ يَا أَنْصَارَ أَبِي عَبْدِ ٱللَّهِ
Peace be upon all of you, O supporters of Abu-`Abdullah.
بِأَبِي أَنْتُمْ وَأُمِّي
My father and mother be sacrificed for you.
طِبْتُمْ وَطَابَتِ ٱلأَرْضُ ٱلَّتِي فِيهَا دُفِنْتُمْ
Verily, pure be you and pure be the soil in which you were buried.
وَفُزْتُمْ فَوْزاً عَظيماً
You attained great success.
فَيَا لَيْتَنِي كُنْتُ مَعَكُمْ فَأَفُوزَ مَعَكُمْ
Would that I were with you so that I could also share the accomplishment with you.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا بْنَ امِيرِ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ
Peace be upon you, O son of the Commander of the Faithful.
اَلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ ايُّهَا ٱلْعَبْدُ ٱلصَّالِحُ
Peace be upon you, O righteous servant (of Allah)
ٱلْمُطِيعُ لِلَّهِ وَلِرَسُولِهِ
and obedient to Allah and to His Messenger.
اشْهَدُ انَّكَ قَدْ جَاهَدْتَ وَنَصَحْتَ
I bear witness that you strove (in the way of Allah), acted sincerely,
وَصَبَرْتَ حَتَّىٰ اتَاكَ ٱلْيَقِينُ
and tolerated (harm) until death came upon you.
لَعَنَ ٱللَّهُ ٱلظَّالِمِينَ لَكُمْ مِنَ ٱلاوَّلِينَ وَٱلآخِرِينَ
May Allah curse those who wronged you from the past and the present generations
وَالْحَقَهُمْ بِدَرْكِ ٱلْجَحِيمِ
and may He send them to the lowest layer of the blazing Hell.

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