Munājāt al-rājīn (Arabic: مُناجاتُ الرّاجین, lit: the Whispered Prayer of the Hopeful) is one of The Fifteen Whispered Prayers attributed to Imam al-Sajjad (a). It is narrated in al-Sahifa al-sajjadiyya al-thaniya, Bihar al-anwar, and Mafatih al-jinan. According to Allama al-Majlisi, the preferred day for reciting this prayer is Monday.
- Expressing hope in God's unrestricted mercy
- The fact that one can ask God anything despite one's sins
- The fact that all good is from God
- Asking God both material and spiritual blessings
- Praising God and calling His beautiful names
Text and Translation
|In the Name of Allah, the All-beneficent, the All-merciful.
||بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
|O He who gives to a servant who asks from Him,
||يا مَنْ إِذَا سَأَلَهُ عَبْدٌ أَعْطَاهُ،
|takes him to his wish when he expectantly hopes for what is with Him,
||وَإذا أَمَّلَ ما عِنْدَهُ بَلَّغَهُ مُناهُ،
|brings him near and close when he approaches Him,
||وَإِذَا أَقْبَلَ عَلَيْهِ قَرَّبَهُ وَأَدْناهُ،
|covers over his sin and cloaks it when he shows it openly,
||وَإِذا جاهَرَهُ بِالْعِصْيانِ سَتَرَ عَلَىٰ ذَنْبِهِ وَغَطَّاهُ،
|and satisfies and suffices him when he has confidence in Him!
||وَإِذا تَوَكَّلَ عَلَيْهِ أَحْسَبَهُ وَكَفَاهُ
|My God, who is the one who has come before You seeking hospitality, and whom You have not received hospitably?