Supplication of Farewell to Ramadan (by Imam al-Sadiq (a))

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The supplication of farewell to Ramadan is a supplication cited from Imam al-Sadiq (a) by Abu Basir. The supplication is a goodbye to the Ramadan month. The Imam (a) asks God not make this the last farewell to the Ramadan month. Al-Shaykh al-Saduq cited the supplication in his Man la yahduruh al-faqih[1] and al-Kulayni cited it in his al-Kafi[2].

Content

  • Ramadan is a month in which the Qur'an was revealed.
  • Asking God to forgive one's sins before the Ramadan month ends.
  • God has helped us to say our prayers and fast in the Ramadan month.
  • Asking God to make this Ramadan month the greatest with respect to blessings in protecting our piety and liberating our bodies and souls, meeting our needs, accepting intercessions (shafa'a) in our requests, completing bounties and removing evils from us.
  • Asking God not to make our farewell to the Ramadan month our last farewell.
  • Praising God outruns any descriptions.

Notes

  1. Ṣadūq, Man lā yaḥḍuruh al-faqīh, vol. 2, p. 164.
  2. Kulaynī, al-Kāfī, vol. 4, p. 165.

References

  • Kulaynī, Muḥammad b. Yaʿqūb al-. Al-Kāfī. Edited by ʿAlī Akbar Ghaffārī et. Tehran: Dār al-Kutub al-Islāmiyya, 1407 AH.
  • Ṣadūq, Muḥammad b. ʿAlī al-. Man lā yaḥḍuruh al-faqīh. Edited by ʿAlī Akbar Ghaffārī. Qom: Intishārāt-i Islāmī, 1403 AH. 1413 AH.