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34) Imam Sajjad's Supplication when Afflicted
His Supplication when he was Afflicted or saw Someone Afflicted with the Disgrace of Sin

35) Imam Sajjad's Supplication in Satisfaction with the Decree
His Supplication in Satisfaction when he Looked upon the Companions of this World

36) Imam Sajjad's Supplication upon Hearing Thunder
His Supplication when he Looked upon Clouds and Lightning and Heard the Sound of Thunder

37) Imam Sajjad's Supplication in Giving Thanks
His Supplication when Confessing his Shortcomings in Giving Thanks

38) Imam Sajjad's Supplication in Asking Pardon
His Supplication in Asking Pardon for Misdeeds to God's Servants and for Falling Short in their Rights and that his Neck be Set Free from the Fire

39) Imam Sajjad's Supplication in Seeking Pardon and Mercy
O God, bless Muhammad and his Household, break my passion for every unlawful thing, take away my craving for any sin, and bar me from harming any believer, male or female, and any Muslim, male or female!

40) Imam Sajjad's Supplication when Death was Mentioned
His Supplication when Someone's Death was Announced to him or when he Remembered Death

41) Imam Sajjad's Supplication in Asking for Covering and Protection
O God, settle not accounts with me for what I have committed, make no reckoning with me for what I have earned, display not what I have hidden, expose not what I have covered over...

42) Imam Sajjad's Supplication upon Completing a Reading of the Qur'an
O God, Thou hast helped me complete Thy Book, which Thou sent down as a light and appointed as a guardian over every book Thou hast sent down, preferring it over every narrative which Thou hast recounted,...

43) Imam Sajjad's Supplication when he Looked at the New Crescent Moon
I have faith in Him who lights up darknesses through thee, illuminates jet-black shadows by thee, appointed thee one of the signs of His kingdom and one of the marks of His authority, and humbled thee through increase and decrease, rising and setting, illumination and eclipse. In all of this thou art obedient to Him, prompt toward His will.

44) Imam Sajjad's Supplication for the Coming of the Month of Ramadan
Praise belongs to God who showed favour to us through His religion, singled us out for His creed, and directed us onto the roads of His beneficence, in order that through His kindness we might travel upon them to His good pleasure,...

46) Imam Sajjad's Supplication on the Day of Fast-Breaking and on Friday
When he finished his prayer, he would stand in place, face the qibla, and say:

47) Imam Sajjad's Supplication on the Day of 'Arafa Part 1
O God, to Thee belongs praise! Originator of the heavens and the earth! Possessor of majesty and munificence! Lord of lords! Object of worship of every worshiper! Creator of every creature! Inheritor of all things! There is nothing like Him, knowledge of nothing escapes Him, He encompasses everything, and He is watchful over everything.

47) Imam Sajjad's Supplication on the Day of 'Arafa Part 2
O God, this is the Day of 'Arafa, a day which Thou hast made noble, given honour, and magnified. Within it Thou hast spread Thy mercy, showed kindness through Thy pardon, and made plentiful Thy giving, and by it Thou hast been bounteous toward Thy servants.

A Brief Biography of the Fourth Imam; Ali Ibn al-Hussain (as)
The knowledge and character par excellence of the Imam attracted people of all kinds towards him. This was the main reason that created jealousy in the hearts of the rulers who thought that this attraction to the Imam had the potential of turning a political tide against their establishment...


Imam Sajjad and the old man who wasn’t aware of the Ahl al-Bayt
It has been narrated that after the event of Karbala, when the captives were taken into Syria, an old man came close to the caravan and said: I thank God that he destroyed and killed you, and he made the cities safe from your men and he gave Yazid victory over you! ...

The Black Stone Speaks (story)
After the death of Imam Husain (A), our 4th Imam, Imam Zain al-Abideen (A) and all the ladies in Kerbala were taken by the cruel men of Yazid and put into prison in Damascus . After one year, the Imam (A) was allowed to leave Damascus, and he decided to return to his home in Madina. There, the Imam (A) had many relatives and friends, including his uncle, Muhammad al-Hanafiyya...

The Whispered Prayer of the Thankful
Thy boons are abundant - my tongue is too weak to count them! Thy favours are many - my understanding falls short of grasping them, not to speak of exhausting them! So how can I achieve thanksgiving? For my thanking Thee requires thanksgiving. Whenever I say, 'To Thee belongs praise!', it becomes thereby incumbent upon me to say, 'To Thee belongs praise'!