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43rd Supplication of al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya

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This article is an introduction to the 43rd Supplication of al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya; to read its text see text:43rd Supplication of al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya.

The forty-third supplication of al-Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya (Arabic: الدعاء الثالث والأربعون من الصحيفة السجادية) is a supplication transmitted from Imam al-Sajjad (a). The supplication has seven parts and was recited by Imam al-Sajjad (a) when he saw the crescent. The forty-third supplication of al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya is expounded in such commentaries as Diyar-i ashiqan by Husayn Ansarian and Shuhud wa shinakht by Muhammad Hasan Mamduhi Kirmanshahi, in Persian and in Riyad al-salikin by Sayyid Ali Khan al-Madani and al-Hadiqa al-hilaliya by Shaykh al-Bahaʾi and some other books in Arabic.

Contents of the supplication

  • God has made the crescent a sign of His rule and dominance.
  • The crescent obeys God in its size, rise and set, and light and dark.
  • When seeing the crescent, we should ask God to make it blessed, pure, source of security and protection from evils, source of happiness and wellbeing, source of good, and source of faith and blessings.
  • We should ask God to make us pure, happy worshippers and make us repentant.
  • God gives great blessings.

Commentaries

In the commentaries of al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya, such as Riyad al-salikin by Sayyid Ali Khan al-Madani,[1] Fi zilal al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya by Muhammad Jawad Mughniya,[2] Riyad al-'arifin by Muhammad b. Muhammad al-Darabi,[3] Afaq al-ruh by Muhammad Husayn Fadl Allah,[4] the forty-third supplication is explicated. The words used in the supplication is also elucidated in lexical commentaries such as Fayd Kashani's Ta'liqat 'ala l-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya[5] and 'Izz al-Din al-Jaza'iri's Sharh al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya[6]

The forty-third supplication of al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya is expounded in such commentaries as Diyar-i ashiqan by Husayn Ansarian,[7] Shuhud wa shinakht by Muhammad Hasan Mamduhi Kirmanshahi,[8] Sharh wa tarjumi-yi Sahifi-yi Sajjadiyya by Sayyid Ahmad Fihri,[9] and some other books in Persian.

Notes

  1. Madanī Shīrāzī, Rīyāḍ al-sālikīn, vol. 5, p. 499-534.
  2. Mughnīya, Fī zilāl al-Ṣaḥīfa, p. 493-498.
  3. Dārābī, Rīyāḍ al-ʿārifīn, p. 515-542.
  4. Faḍl Allāh, Āfāq al-rūḥ, vol. 2, p. 349-358.
  5. Fayḍ al-Kāshānī, Taʿlīqāt ʿalā l-Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya, p. 80-87.
  6. Jazā'irī, Sharh al-Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya, p. 213-215.
  7. Anṣārīyān, Diyār-i āshiqān, vol. 7, p. 381-398.
  8. Mamdūḥī Kirmanshāhī, Shuhūd wa shinākht, vol. 3, p. 371-381.
  9. Fihrī, Sharḥ wa tarjuma-yi Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya, vol. 3, p. 205-209.

References

  • Anṣārīyān, Ḥusayn. Dīyār-i Āshiqān: tafsīr-i jāmiʿ al-Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya. Tehran: Payām-i Āzādī, 1372 Sh.
  • Dārābī, Muḥammad b. Muḥammad. Rīyāḍ al-ʿārifīn fī sharḥ al-Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya. Edited by Ḥusayn Dargāhī. Tehran: Nashr-i Uswa, 1379 Sh.
  • Faḍl Allāh, Sayyid Muḥammad Ḥusayn. Āfāq al-rūḥ. Beirut: Dār al-Mālik, 1420 AH.
  • Fihrī, Sayyid Aḥmad. Sharḥ wa tarjuma-yi Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya. Tehran: Nashr-i Uswa, 1388 Sh.
  • Fayḍ al-Kāshānī, Muḥammad b. al-Murtaḍā al-. Taʿlīqāt ʿalā l-Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya. Tehran: Muʾassisat al-Buḥūth wa l-Taḥqīqāt al-Thiqāfīyya, 1407 AH.
  • Jazāʾirī, ʿIzz al-Dīn. Sharḥ al-Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya. Beirut: Dār al-Taʿāruf li-l-Maṭbūʿāt, 1402 AH.
  • Madanī Shīrāzī, Sayyid ʿAlīkhān. Rīyāḍ al-sālikīn fī sharḥ al-Ṣaḥīfa Sayyid al-Sājjidīn. Qom: Muʾassisat al-Nashr al-Islāmī, 1435 AH.
  • Mughnīya, Muḥammad Jawād al-. Fī zilāl al-Ṣaḥīfa al-Sajjādīyya. Qom: Dār al-Kitāb al-Islāmī, 1428 AH.
  • Mamdūḥī Kirmanshāhī, Shuhūd wa shinākht; tarjuma wa sharḥ Ṣaḥīfa-yi Sajjādīyya. Qom: Būstān-i Kitāb, 1388 SH.
  • Shaykh Bahāʾī, Muḥammad. Al-Ḥadīqa al-hilāliya. Edited by Sayyid Alī Mūsawī Khurāsānī. Qom: Muʾassisat Āl al-Bayt 1411 AH.