Ahmal's of 14/15 Shaban [Shab e Barat]
15th Sha'aban Night Aa'maal
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Assalam-u-Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu,
It is Narrated by Hazrat Imam Ali Ibn e Abi Talib a.s says , the
person who kept fast
13th of Shaban get the rewards of 30,000 years of fast , who kept fast 14th of
the rewards of 10,000 years of fast , who kept fast 15th of Shaban get the rewards of 100000 / 1 Lacks years of fast.
100 times : وَالْحَمْدُ وَلا
إلهَ إلاَّ اللّه
Do Ghusl (Take Bath) with the thought of washing away sins & as if its your last Ghusl. (before Magrib)
Gave Sad-ka as much as you can in the Name of your Parents , Children & Family & X-family Members & Fore fathers.
Read Nafals as much also o.k. There is Huge benefits of Nafals ok.
Read 10 rakat Namaz (Nemia e Shaban) like that, (Do neat of Nemia e Shaban Qur
In First Rakat read Saroot Al-Hamad 1 time & 10 times Sarrot Iklas .read like that in both 2 rakat's okk. & complete your 10 Rakat's like that ok.( you can read 2-2 rakat's)
Hazrat Imam Jaffar Sadiq a.s says, The best Dua in Month of Shaban is Estagfar , The person who read daily 70 times Estagfar (He do 1000 times Estagfar) as he do in other months.
Hazrat Imam Muhammad Baqir a.s says , The Person who read on this Shab , (Read Tasbeeh like that )100 times SUBH’AAN ALLAAH , 100 times ALH'AMD-UL-ILLAH , 100 times ALLA HU AKBAR , 100 times LAA ILAAHA ILLALLAAH & Allah Talah forgave his all Sin's which he did in past & fulfill his wishes/desires of World & Last.
Read Dua-e-Kumail http://www.duas.org/kumayl.htm
Hadith-ka-Sat , Dua e Tawseel ,Saroot Yaseen ,Saroot Rehman ,Quran e Majeed as much etc.
Hazrat Imam Zain ul Abideen a.s says, The Person who wish 1,24,000 Anbiya Roha's Shake Hand with him , So he should read Ziyarat Hazrat Imam e Hussain a.s on 15 Shaban. It has too reward. (Read on the Roof or Lawn).
Read Ziyarat Hazrat Imam Muhammad Mahdi a.s with 2 rakat.
Hazrat Muhammad s.a.w says , The Person who read 12 Rakat's Namaz e Nafal (you can read 2-2 rakat's) Allah Talah rewards him 12,000 Shaheeds , Sawoob written 12 years of (Ibdat)& He will Pak from Sin's as he Born today & 80 days there is no Sin written.
Hazrat Imama Ali ibn e Abi Talib a.s says , The Person who read 14 Rakat's Namaz e Nafal (you can read 2-2 rakat's) after ending of Nafals, He should read 14 times Saroot Al-Hamad , 14 times Saroot Iklas , 14 times Saroot Falak(113), 14 times Saroot Nas(114) & Read 1 time Ayat ul Kursi , Read this Ayat 1 time "Laqad Jawo Kum Rasoolo Min An-fasakum." & The Person who read this Namaz , Allah Talah rewards him 20 years of Maqbool (High) Roza's & 20 years of Maqbool (High) Hajj. wil be written in His Ahmal's.
Hazrat Bibi Syeda Fatima tu Zhara a.s says, The Person who read 8 Rakat Namaz e Nafal (you can read 2-2 rakat's) & gave Had-ia to Me & I will not enter in Paradise till , that I will forgave him all his sins. Read Nafal like that , Read Saroot Al-Hamad 1 time & read Saroot Iklas 11 times in every Rakat & read like that in every rakat. (complete your like that 8 rakat)
Looking at the
”Assalamo alayka ya a’baa abdillahey, assalamo alayka warehmatullahey wa barakatohu”
Read Dua e E-Had (Promise) with Hazrat Imam Zamana a.s .(to become Imam's Helper).
Optional Ahmals :
Recite: ”Subahanallahey wal hamdo lillahey wa la elaah illal’laho wallaho akbar” 100 Times
For Any Difficulty : Recite 100 times " Ya-Sahib-ul-Zaman a.s Adrkni Agasni War-hamni Ba-haq Jada-tqa Zahra a.s " starting & ending with 14 times Darood Shrif. with heartily & pray
For Any Wishes : Recite 100 times " Ya-Sahib-ul-Zaman a.s Adrkni starting & ending with 14 times Darood Shrif. with heartily & pray .
For Any Hard Wishes : After
Dua gives " 3 times qusam / sworn to Allah the blood of Hazrat Imam Hussian a.s
". InshAllah he / she will fulfills his wishes / hopes .(best)
For Any Hopes : If a wisher gives " 3 times qusam / sworn to Allah about Hazrat Bibi Zainab a.s ".InshAllah he / she will fulfills his wishes / hopes .(best)
in any of your duas with there wasila & qasum okkk.do not forget .
For Any Hopes : If a wisher gives " 3 times qusam / sworn to Allah about Blood of Punjantan Pak a.s & 14 Masomeen a.s plzzz Allah fulfill my duas with there wasila ".InshAllah he / she will fulfills his wishes / hopes .(best) in any of your duas with there wasila & qasum okkk.
1. For Hajat & Hard Desires /
Marriage , Interruption in Marriage or Misc : You can read this wazifa
must there ,strictly deeply & heartily ,do not talk any one okk , read 110 times
nad e ali a.s with 11 times start & ending darood sharif & 2 rakat namaz e
hajjat also. this is best of all . best (if Urgent Hajat / Wish read 1000 times
with 11 times start & ending darood sharif & 2 rakat namaz e hajjat also) (gave
Nazr & Niaz also on Sweet in the Name of 14 Masomeen a.s & Punjtan Pak a.s
according to your pocket money)
"Bismillah AhirRahman NirRahim "
"Nade alian mozher alajaeb
tajedho awna laka fenwaeb
kolo hamen wa gamen sayanjaly
bewelayateka ya ali ya ali ya ali"
Salawaat/ Darood Shrif : ALLAAHUMMA S'ALLE A'LAA MUHAMMADIW-WA AALE MUHAMMAD -- 11 times
Beside of that read these Tasbeeh it has huge & huge benefits & ranks in the world & last .
--> ALLAH-AHU-AKBER -- 100 times
--> ALH'AMD-UL-ILLAH -- 100 times
--> SUBH'AAN-ALLAH -- 100 times
--> LA ILLAHA ILLALAH -- 100 times
--> Salawaat/ Darood Shrif : ALLAAHUMMA S'ALLE A'LAA MUHAMMADIW-WA AALE MUHAMMAD -- 100 times
--> Allah Huma Zawaj nee Min ul Hoor ul Ann --- 1 time.
--> SUBH'AAN ALLAH WAB E HAMDA -- SUBH'AANALLAH AZEEM E WAB E HAMDA [It is 1 Tasbeeh] read must -- 100 times. huge & huge & huge benefits for world & last & forgave of sin's
For Any Hard Difficulty /
Marraige : Read Ista-ga-sa , " 133 times Hazrat Abbas a.s (Ya kashifa al-Karb-e
'an wajhil husain ekshif karbi behaq-e akhikal husain -alaihessalam) " starting
& ending with 11 times Darood Shrif. with heartily & pray .(best)
go to my http://www.estaghasa.s5.com you find that estaghsa of hazrat abbas a.s read that one .
(Ya kashifa al-Karb-e 'an wajhil husain ekshif karbi behaq-e akhikal husain -alaihessalam)
--> further chk my site http://www.duas.8m.com for Duas , Wazif , Estaghasa & Ahmal's of shaban & chk Maftee ul Jinnah & Misc Books too read & for Ariza print it from my site http://www.estaghasa.s5.com
Read 14 Masomeen a.s Ziyarats.
Dua'a for 15th Night of Sha'aban (click it)
Keep awake for the full night in prayer as it has many rewards.
Ziarat e Imam -Isteghasa http://www.duas.org/imamezaman/isteghasa.htm
Dua Nudba http://duas.org/SahifaMahdi/SMc4_05.htm
Hazrat Imam Muhammad Al Baqir and Imam Jafar As Saadiq (A.S.) used to pray a 4 Rak—a’t Namaaz tonight as under:In Every Rak—a’t recite Soorah Al Faatih’ah 100 times and Soorah Al Ikhlass 100 times After the Salaam recite the following dua’a: http://www.duas.org/15shabbanamal.htm
According to Imam Ali bin Moosa Ar Rizaa (A.S.) it is highly desirable to pray Namaaz of “Jaa’—far Tayyaar” tonight
Hazrat Imam Jafar bin Muhammad As Saadiq (A.S.) had advised the faithfuls to pray a 2 Rak—a’t Namaaz tonight, after Ishaa prayers, as under: In the first Rak—a’t recite Soorah Al Faatih’ah and Soorah Al Kaafiroon. In the second Rak—a’t recite Soorah Al Faatih’ah and Soorah Al Ikhlaas. After the Salaam recite “Tasbih of Faatimah Zahraa A.S.”. and the following Dua’a: http://www.duas.org/15shabbanamal.htm
Shaykh Toosi (R.A.) and Kafami (R.A.) have advised the faithfuls to recite the following dua’a: [This dua’a is also recited after “Namaaz Shifa ‘—“] For Dua click here
The Holy Prophet (S.A.) used to recite the following in Sajdah tonight after the Tahajjud prayers: [It can also be recited tonight after praying a 10 Rak—a’t Namaaz in 5 sets of 2 Rak—a’t each; in each Rak—a’t recite Soorah Al Faatih’ah once, and Soorah Al Ikhlaas 10 times]:
(Gave Nazr & Niaz also on Sweet in the Name of 14 Masomeen a.s & Punjtan Pak a.s according to your pocket money)
According to Imam Jaa’—far As Saadiq (A.S.) It is highly desirable to pray a 6 Rak—a’t Namaaz tonight, in 3 sets of 2 Rak—a’t each, as under:In every Rak—a’t recite Soorah Al Faatih’ah, Soorah Yaa Seeen and Soorah Al Mulk.
Recite the following tonight and every night during the rest of the month. "O Allah if Thou has forgiven us during the previous days of Shaban, then please be merciful to us in the days now follow."
Hazrat Imam Muhammad al-Baqir
(a.s.) and Hazrat Imam Jafar as_Sadiq (a.s) used to pray a 4 Rak’at Namaz as under:
After the salam recite the dua’a on page 308 of “Supplications Prayers & Ziarats Call on Me and I answer you.”
After Namaaz E
Isha, offer 2 Rak’at Namaz as follows : 1st Rakaat, recite Surah Al Fatihah
and Surah Al Kaafiroon.
Sajadah and recite :
20 times : Ya Rabee,
7 times : Ya Allah
7 Times : La Hawla Wa La Quwwata Illa Billah,
10 Times Ma Sha Allah,
Once: Allahumma s’alli a’laa Muhammad was aali Muhammad
Shifa”, Shaykh Toosi (r.a) and Kafami (r.a) have advised Momins to recite the
dua’a on page 312 of “Supplications Prayers & Ziarats Call on Me and I
Namaaz, The Holy Prophet (sws) used to recite the dua’a on page 314 of “Supplications
Prayers & Ziarats Call on Me and I answer you.” This can also be recited
after praying a 10 Raka’at Namaaz in 5 sets of 2 Rak’ats whereby Surah Al
Fatihah is recited once and Surah Al Ikhlas is recited 10 times.
Put each side of the face to
the earth and recite the following:
According the the
Holy Prophet (sws), it is highly desirable to pray a 100 Rak’at Namaaz
tonight, in 50 sets of 2 Rak’ats in each prescribed as follows:
After the Namaaz,
recite the following:
According to Imam
Jafar as-Sadiq (a.s), it is highly desirable to pray a 6 Rak’at Namaz on this
night of the 15th, in 3 sets of 2 Rak’ats in each, as follows:
following tonight and every night during the rest of the month:
”O Allah, if Thou has forgotten us during the previous days of Shabaan, then please be merciful to us in the days now to follow.”
writes in “Misbah” to recite Surah Yaseen for the following 3 reasons:
Then recite the following 21 times
and do not talk to anyone until the recitation is completed:
"O Allah, verily Thou art Sublime, Patient, gives respite, (because) we do not have the capacity to withstand the conditions that tale effect under Thy authority.”
"(Safety from the) rampant epidemics, accidental death, evil events, and rejoicing of enemies at (our) misfortunes. O our Lord take away from us the pain and torment, truly we believe in Thy Mercy. O the Most Merciful.”
Next to the “Night of Qadr”, the 15th Shabaan is the most auspicious night (also known as the “Night of Baraat”).
“Whoso prays during the nights of “Ayyam Bayz”, in fact, stands at the door of the superabundant favors, bounties and benefits available in these months.”
In the night of the 13th, pray 12 Rak’ats and recite Surah Al Fatihah, Surah Yaaseen and Surah Al Mulk are recited in each Rak’at.
Muhammad (sws) that:
Prophet Muhammad (sws) has also been quoted as having said:
For Nikkah According your wish : Read 25 times nad e ali a.s daily after Fajr prayer towards Qiblah & pray the other persons should send proposal to you for your Nikkah .& pray your desires .
http://www.estaghasa.s5.com/12.htm page no 58 hazrat wali ul asar a.s guos e azam hain.(read 2 rakat namaz e hajjat after end stand up & walk 7 foot towards qibla okkk.then start estaghasa okk, if u are near to zari read it ...& one hand is on zari & one tasbeeh & do deeply estaghasa ,do not forget us.in estaghsa do neat us. also.
http://www.estaghasa.s5.com/12.htm page no 59 estaghasa hazrat bibi Fatima a.s most effective estaghsa , read it on fri,sat,sun for 3 days daily after isha ,ok most strongest .
http://www.estaghasa.s5.com/12.htm page no 61 estaghas mola kainat .
For Hajat : "Ya Syedi, Ya Maulai, Ya Musa (A.S.) ibn Jafar (A.S.) Bab-ul-Havaij, Adrikni, Adrikni, Adrikni." recite the Darud Sharif 14 times before and after the tasbeeh.
For Hopes : The Person who recite after Fajr Namaz 100 times " Ya-Qadeemo Ya-Dayymo Ya-Ahado Ya-Wahido Ya-Samado " starting & ending with 3 times Darood Shrif , InshAllah he will fulfill his wishes. best
For Interruption in Marriage : Recite after Isha for 12 days daily recite 1200 times " Ya-Badeeo Alagib Bilkhar Ya-Badee " starting & ending with 3 times Darood Shrif , InshAllah he will fulfill his wishes. best
For Hard Desires : Recite " Ya-Ibn-e-Zahra a.s Ba-haq Zahra a.s Adrkni " starting & ending with 11 times Darood Shrif . (best) " . heartily & pray
A’MAL OF SOORAH YASEEN : Shaykh Kafamee writes in “Misbah” to recite Soorah Yaseen 3 times as under: (i) Once for long life (ii) Once for prosperity. (iii) Once for safety from misfortune. Then recite the following 21 times, and donot talk to anyone until recitation is completed throughout the A’mal. " O Allah, verily Thou art Sublime, Patient, gives respite, (because) we do not have the capacity to withstand the conditions that take effect under Thy authority. O Allah! O Allah! O Allah! Mercy! Mercy! Mercy! (Safety from the) rampant epidemics, accidental death, evil events, and rejoicing of enemies at (our) misfortune. O our Lord take away from us the pain and torment, truly we believe in Thy Mercy, O the most Merciful!
The Holy Prophet (S.A.) had said that during the night of 15th Shaa’baan the Almighty takes decisions in the matters of sustenance, life and death and welfare of the people.
Next to the “Night of Qadr” the night of 15th Shaa’—baan is the most auspicious night (also known as “night of Baraat”). According to the Holy Imam Muhammad bin Ali Al Baqir (A.S.) and Jaa’—far bin Muhammad As Saadiq (A.S.) the Almighty Allah has promised to fulfill every legitimate desire put forward to Him tonight.
Please remember me & my family in your Duas & prayers , Pray for Me (Abbas Shahid) & His Family for Health & Wealth , Success in life ,Safety from enemy & good Naseeb & progress in business & things which we wish & do not forget to Fwd these Ahmal's to all of them as you can do so.
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http://www.estaghasa.s5.com ( Estaghasa of 14 Masomeen a.s Abbas Homepage )
Day Aa’maal of 15 Shaban
Shabaan, our Living Imam Muhammad bin Hasan Saahibuz Zamaan (a.s) was born in
During the day it
is recommended that you do the following:
Pray Namaaz of Salaman Farsi mentioned on pg. 322 of “Supplications
Prayers & Ziyarats Call on Me and I answer you.” , if available. Then
ah’adan fardan s’amadaa lam yattakhid’s’aah’ibatan wa laa waladaa”
“The one true God!
Single! Unique! The eternally besought! He did not choose any associate nor a
Recite the Ziyarat of Imam Hussayn (a.s)
Pray 4 Rak’at Namaaz in 2 sets of 2 Rak’ats in each.
After the salam, recite dua on pg. 270 of “Supplications Prayers &
Ziyarats Call on Me and I answer you.”
After the sun passes the meridian, take a bath and put on clean
Go to a very private place where no one can disturb you.
Pray 8 Rak’ats Naafilah of Zuhr prayers in sets of 4 of 2 Rak’ats in
Pray Zuhr namaaz.
Pray 2 Rak’at Namaaz and after the salam say 100 times:
"O He who decides definitely and satisfies the wants and needs of those who request.”
Pray 8 Rak’at Naffilah of Asr prayers.
In each Rak’at,
after the recitation of Surah AL Fatihah, recite Al Ikhlas and Surah Al Kawthar
11) Pray Asr Namaaz.
12) Sit on your prayer mat and recite:
Surah Al Ikhlas
Al Baqrah Verse
Surah Al Kahf
Surah Al Luqman
Surah Al Mulk
All Surahs from
Surah Burooj to Surah An Naas
No. 85 to 114
If one can not
remember the above Surahs and does not have a hard copy of the Quoran, or
cannot read the Surahs clearly, then the below option is available as a
Arbaa’ (100 times)
completing each of the above recite the dua mentioned on pg. 273 of “Supplications
Prayers & Ziyarats Call on Me and I answer you.”.
14) After this dua,
prostrate and put either side of your face on the earth and recite the dua on
page 286 of “Supplications Prayers & Ziyarats Call on Me and I answer you.”
If, after the
recitation of the dua, your eyes are tearful or even on the edge of tears, your
cry for help would have reached your Almighty, insy’Allah.
15) Finally, some
traditions suggest the supplication on page 287 of “Supplications Prayers &
Ziyarats Call on Me and I answer you.”, in Sajdah.
May Allah (swt)
answer your prayers and supplications on this bright, auspicious day, insy’Allah.
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Extract from Mafatih-ul-Jinan
THE EXCELLENCE AND ACTS OF WORSHIP (A’MAAL) FOR THE MONTH OF SHABAAN
Shabaan is a month of high excellence and is dedicated to the Leader of the Prophets (saaw). He used to keep fasts during this month and join it with the month of Ramadhan. He used to say, “Sha’baan is a month dedicated to me. Whoever keeps one fast during my month will definitely go to heaven”.
It has been reported from Imam Ja’far Sadiq (as) that on the commencement of this month, Imam Zainul Abideen (as) would gather his companions and address them, “O my companions, do you know which month this is? It is the month of Shabaan about which the Holy Messenger (saaw) used to say that it is dedicated to him. So keep fasts during this month in the love of your Holy Prophet (saaw) and to attain closeness to your Creator. By Allah in whose hands is my soul, I have heard from my father, Hussein ibn Ali (as), that he had heard from Commander of Faithful (as), that whoever keeps fast during Sha’baan in the love of the Holy Prophet (saaw) and to attain closeness to Allah will become a friend to Allah and on the Day of Judgement will be close to Allah by His grace and Paradise will be assured to him.”
Sheikh Tusi has reported from Safwane Jammal that Imam Ja’far Sadiq (as) asked him to encourage his neighbours and friends to fast in the month of Sha’baan. He asked the Imam if there was any special significance for it, and he replied that when the month commenced, the Holy Messenger (saaw) would command his announcer to proclaim in Medina that the Holy Messenger (saaw) wished them to be aware that Sha’baan was a month dedicated to him and Allah bestows mercy on whosoever associates with him in this month by fasting. Imam Ja’far Sadiq (as) proceeded to report from Commander of Faithful (as) that since hearing the announcement, he never missed any fast during the month of Sha’baan and, Allah willing, hoped not to miss any during the remainder of his life. He added that fasting in the months of Sha’baan and Ramadhan is a means of repentance and pardon from Allah.
Ismail bin Abdul Khaliq has reported that once when he was in the gathering of Imam Ja’far Sadiq (as), the topic of fasts of Sha’baan arose. The Imam proceeded to set out the numerous merits of the fast to the extent that even if a person became liable for unlawful killing, the fasts of the month of Sha’baan would benefit him.
FIRST: say daily seventy times: AS-TAGH-FIRU-LLAHA WA AS’SALLAHUT TAUBATTA
SECOND: say daily seventy times: AS-TAG-FIRU-LLAHAL LAZI LA ILLAHA ILLA HOVAR RAHMANUR RAHEEMUL HAYYUL QAYYOOMO WA ATOOBO ILLAIHE
It appears from the reports that the best prayer in this month is to seek forgiveness and seeking pardon seventy times during this month equals seeking pardon seventy thousand times in other months.
THIRD: He who gives charity in this month, event if it is half a date Allah forbids the fire of Hell to touch his body.
When asked about the excellence of fast in the month of Rajab, Imam Ja’far Sadiq (as) stated, “Why are you unmindful of the fasts of Sha’baan”. A person present there asked him of the excellence of fasting during Sha’baan. He replied, “By Allah, its reward is Heaven”. Asked what was the best form of prayer in the month, he named charity and seeking forgiveness from Allah. He said that if a person gives in charity during Sha’baan, Allah nourishes it as humans nourish the calf of a camel and it will meet the donor on the Day of Judgement in a state in which it would have grown to the size of the mountain of Uhod.
FOURTH: say during the whole of the month a thousand times, LA ILLAHA ILLALLAHO WA LA NA’ABUDO ILLA IYYAHO MUKHLESEENA LAHUDDEENA WA LAU KAREHAL MUSHREKOON
This recitation carried great rewards, including the reward for worship of a thousand years.
FIFTH: on each Thursday of this month, recite two rakaats and in each rakaat after the Chapter on Al-Hamd recite the Chapter on Ikhlas a hundred times and a hundred salawaat on completion of the two rakaats so that Allah may fulfill all his wishes, secular and spiritual. Keeping fast on Thursdays of the month also carried great significance. It has been reported that the heavens are decorated each Thursday in the month of Sha’baan and the angles pray to Allah to forgive all those who fast on that day and their prayers are accepted. It is stated in the reports of the narrations of the Holy prophet (saaw) that whoever fasts on Mondays and Thursdays of this month, Allah will fulfill twenty of his worldly wishes and twenty of his wishes of the Hereafter.
SIXTH: recite Salwaat many times: ALLAHOOMMA SALLE ALAA MOHAMMADIN WA AALE MOHAMMAD
SEVENTH: recite the following supplication daily at noon and on the even of the middle of the month as reported from Imam Zainul Abideen (as): http://www.duas.org/shaban1.htm
EIGHT: recite the following supplication reported by Ibn Khaalwiyyah that it was recited by Commander of Faithful and the Imams after him (as) during the month of Sha’baan.
This is one of the excellent supplications from the Imams (as) containing loft subject matters and should be recited with a cool mind.
THE FIRST EVE:
Numerous prayers have been reported in “IQBAL” including twelve rakaats with the recitation of the Chapter on Ikhlas eleven times after the recitation of the Chapter on Al-Hamd.
THE FIRST DAY:
It is a day of great excellence and it has been reported from Ja’far Sadiq (as) that whoever fasts on that day is assured of Heaven. Seyyid ibn Tawoos has reported from the Holy Messenger (saaw) that a person who fasts on the first three days of this month and on their eve recites two rakaats in each of which he recites after the Chapter on Al-Hamd, the Chapter on Ikhlas eleven times will be greatly rewarded.
In the commentary of the Eleventh Imam (as) great excellence has been reported from the month of Sha’baan and its first day and its many benefits. Thiqatul Islam Noori (May Allah brighten his grave) has translated the reported at the end of this work “KALEM-E-TAYYIB” but as the report is too long to be included here fully, a summary of it is set out:
On a first of Sha’baan Commander of Faithful (as) passed by a group of a people who were seated in a mosque discussing the subject of destiny. Their voices were raised as the arguments were heated and the contentions severe. Commander of Faithful (as) stopped and greeted them. They replied, rose in deference to him and requested him to join them. Without heeding their request, he addressed them, “O people, do not indulge in discussions not beneficial to you. Are you not aware that there are creatures of Allah who, though not dumb or incapacitated, are dumbfounded out of his fear? Whenever they think of the greatness of Allah, their tongues become tied and their hearts feeble, they lose their senses and become confounded by His glory, majesty and magnificence. When they recover from this state, they revert to Allah regarding themselves sinful, though they are distant from sin and error. They are not content with their ordinary labours of Allah nor do they regard their enormous deeds as plentiful, and constantly engage themselves in efforts for the pleasure of Allah. Whenever you see them in prayer, you will notice them fearful and anxious. How do you compare with them, you the beginners? Are you not aware that the wisest of men are the most quiet and the most ignorant are the most vocal? O fresh people, today is the first of the honoured Sha’baan. Allah has so named it as the good things (khayraat) are disbursed in this month.
Allah keeps open in this month the gates of His benefaction and has made available for you His palaces and benediction for little virtue from you. So purchase them. But the cursed devil (Iblis) has embellished for you his vices and evil and you have always wandered astray and towards rebellion associating with evil and turning away from virtue of which He has opened the gates for you. This is the first of Sha’baan and the branches of its benediction are prayers, fasting, charity, admonishing towards virtue and restraining from evil, honouring the parents, relatives and neighbours, settlement of disputes and charity to the needy and poor. However, you have imposed on yourselves the load you cannot carry of discussing destiny. Enquiry into matters that are in the hands of Allah is not permissible to everybody, for it can lead to being misguided. Beware, if you knew what Allah has in store for the obedient, you would not have been indulging in such discussions but would have been engrossed in the matters prescribed for today. “They asked, “O Commander of Faithful, what are the things Allah has kept in store this day for the obedient?” he narrated to them the episode of the army the Holy Messenger (saaw) had sent to fight the infidels. It was a dark night and when the infidels planned a night attach, the Muslims were all asleep except for Zaid bin Harith, Abdullah bin Rawaha, Qatadah bin No’man and Qays bin Asim Munqari. Each of them was engrossed in prayers and in recitation of the Holy Qur’an. The enemies shot arrows aimed at the Muslims. As it was pitch dark, the enemies could not see the Muslims to be frightened of its size and got so close to them that they were soon to destroy the Muslims. Suddenly such light beamed from the faces of these few individuals that the whole Muslim army became illuminated. This inspired the Muslims who unsheathed their swords and attacked the infidels killing them or wounding them and taking them prisoners. When they turned to the Holy Messenger (saaw) and narrated their encounter to him, he said that the prayers of the their brothers on the first eve of Sha’baan was the cause of the light which illuminated from their faces. Iblis spreads out his army round the earth urging them to make special efforts to attract the creatures of Allah towards them as Allah spreads His angels on this day round the world commanding them to look after His creatures well and urge them towards virtue and stating that because of them, the creatures will turn to virtue except for the disobedient and rebellious who would have united with the army of Iblis. On the first of Sha’baan Allah surely orders the Gates of Heaven to o9pen up and the “Tree of Tooba” to bring its branches closer to earth and at that time there is an announcement from Allah, “O creature of Allah, these are the branches of the “Tree of Tooba”, cling to them as they will lift you to Heaven and these are the branches of the “Tree of Zaqoom”, beware of them lest they lead you to Hell”. The Holy Messenger (saaw) said, “By the one who has appointed me to the Prophet hood, whoever adopts any virtue on this day will have clung to a branch of the branches of the “Tree of Tooba” which will take him to heaven and whoever adopts evil on this day will surely have clung to a branch of the branches of the “Tree of Zaqoom” which will take him to fire.
Whoever will recite optional prayers on the first of Sha’baan for the pleasure of Allah will have clung to one of its branches, whoever will keep fast on this day will surely have clung to one of its branches, whoever will reconcile between husband and wife or father and son or among relatives or neighbours or other people will surely have clung to one of the branches, whoever helps one in debt or reduces it has clung to one of the branches, whoever checks his accounts and discovers a debt due to him of which the lender has lost hope of repayment and he settles the debt, he will surely have clung to one of the branches, whoever stands surety for an orphan will surely have clung to one of the branches, whoever protects the dignity of a believer from the foolish has surely clung to one of the branches, whoever recites the Holy Qur’an or a portion of it has surely clung to one of the branches, whoever remembers Allah and counts His blessings and expresses his gratitude has surely clung to one of the branches, whoever visits a sick person has surely clung to one of the branches, whoever acts virtuously towards his parents or one of them has surely clung to one of the branches, whoever on this day pleases someone he had angered in the past has also surely clung to one of the branches, whoever joins in a funeral has surely clung to one of the branches, whoever on this day comforts a distressed person has surely clung to one of the branches and, likewise whoever does any good on this day has surely clung to one of the branches.
The Holy Messenger (saaw) said, “By the one who has appointed me to Prophet hood, whoever on this day indulges in the evil or sin will have surely clung to one of the branches of the “Tree of Zaqoom” which will pull him to the fire of Hell. By the one who has sent me as a Messenger, whoever becomes negligent with his obligatory prayers on this day will surely have clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever is approached by a weak or poor person of whose condition he is aware and is able to assist him without any harm to himself, and there is none other than him to help the poor, yet leaves him to collapse without holding his hand, then surely he has clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever, on receiving an apology from one who had wronged him, exacts from him punishment in excess of what is just for the wrong then surely he has clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever causes separation between husband and wife or parent and children or between brothers or brothers and sisters or relatives or neighbours or two friends or two sisters, he has surely clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever is aware of the hardship of a person, yet becomes hard on him and worsens his plight by anger, has surely also clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever is indebted but denies the debt and endeavours to invalidate it, has surely clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever molests an orphan, causes him trouble or destroys his property has clung to one of the branches of that tree.
Whoever transgresses on the reputation of a brother believer and causes people to dislike him, then has surely clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever sings in such a manner that people indulge in sins, has surely clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever sits and narrates his evil deeds and oppression during a war and takes pride in them, has surely clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever has a sick neighbour but does not visit him as he regards him lower than himself has clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever fails to join in the funeral of a neighbour only because he regarded him base, has surely clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever turns away from a distressed person and regarding him base oppresses him has surely clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever has been disowned (disinherited) by his parents or either of them, has also clung to one of the branches of that tree. Whoever has been disowned (disinherited) by his parents and despite being able to please them does not do so on this day, then he surely has clung to one of the branches of that tree and, likewise, whoever does any form of evil has surely clung to one of the branches of the “Tree of Zaqoom”. By the one who has sent me as a Messenger, the branches of the “Tree of Tooba” will elevate those who have clung to them towards Heaven.” At that time the Holy Messenger (saaw) raised his eyes for a few moments towards the sky and looked pleased and then lowered his sight to the earth but looked displeased and turning to his companions said, “By the one who has sent Muhammad as a Prophet, I have surely seen the “Tree of Tooba” raise itself and raise all those who had clung to it towards Heaven and saw some of those who had clung to one or more of its branches, according to the degree of their obedience. I surely saw Zayd bin Harith clinging to a number of the branches and the branches were elevating him to the highest place in Heaven. So I became pleased. Then I lowered my sight to the earth. By the one who has sent me as a Messenger, I then saw the “Tree of Zaqoom”. Its branches were lowering themselves towards Hell and all those who had clung to one or more of its branches as a result of their ill deeds. I surely saw some of the hypocrites clinging to a number of the branches which were carrying them to the lowest abyss in a hell. So I became displeased.”