The Nasiri Dua -Dua an Nasiri,Prayer for the oppressed
Our beloved Palestinian brothers and sisters are suffering beyond imagination.Let us read this Dua An Nasiri- The Dua for the Oppressed of Shaykh Muhammad ibn Nasir ad-Dari as much as we can.
This dua is recommended to us by our teacher, so I thought to share it with as much people as I can. Here is the English translation of the dua. You can download Eng-Arabic pdf also.
Dua An Nasiri- English
O You to Whose mercy one flees! You in Whom the one in need and distress seeks refuge!
O Master, You Whose pardon is near! O You Who help all who call on Him! We seek Your help, O You who help the weak! You are enough for us, O Rabb!There is nothing more majestic than Your immense power, and nothing mightier than the might of Your force. Kings are humbled to the might of Your domain, and You lower or elevate whomever You wish.The entire affair returns to You, and the release or conclusion of all matters is in Your hand.
We have presented our affair before You, and we complain to You of our weakness. Have mercy on us, O You Who know our weakness and continue to be merciful.
Look at what we have experienced from people! Our state among them is as You see.
Our troops are few and our wealth is little. Our power has declined among groups.
They have weakened our solidarity and strength and diminished our numbers and our preparation.
O You Whose kingdom cannot be pillaged, give us shelter by Your rank which is never overcome!
O Succour of the poor, we trust in You!
O Cave of the weak, we rely on You!
You are the One on Whom We call to remove our adversities, and You are the One we hope will dispel our sorrows.
You have such concern for us that we cannot hope for protection which comes through any other door.
We rush to the door of Your bounty and You honour the one You enrich by Your gift.
You are the One Who guides when we are misguided. You are the One who pardons when we slip.
You have full knowledge of all You have created, and encompassing compassion, mercy and forbearance.
There is no one in existence more lowly than we are nor poorer and more in need of what You have than us.
O you of vast kindness! O You Whose good encompasses all mankind, and no other is called on!
O Saviour of the drowning! O Compassionate! O rescuer of the lost! O Gracious Bestower!
Words are lacking, O Hearing, O Answerer! The cure is difficult, O Swift! O Near!
To you, our Lord, we have stretched out our hands and from You, our Rabb, we hope for kindness.
Be kind to us in what You decree and let us be pleased with what pleases You.
O Allah, change the state of hardship for ease and help us with the wind of victory.
Give us victory over the aggressors and contain the evil among those who asked for it.
Overpower our enemy, O Mighty, with a force which disorders them and crushes them.
Overturn what they desire and make their efforts fail, defeat their armies and unsettle their resolve.
O Allah, hasten Your revenge among them They cannot stand before Your power.
O Lord, O Lord, Our protection is by Your love, and by the might of Your help.
Be for us and do not be against us.
Do not leave us to ourselves for a single instant.
We have no power of defence
nor have we any device to bring about our benefit.
We do not aim for other than Your noble door, we do not hope for other than Your encompassing bounty.
Minds only hope for Your blessing
by the simple fact that you say ‘Be” and it is.
O Lord, O Lord, arrival is by You
to what You have and seeking the means is by You!
O Lord, You are our high pillar of support! O Lord, You are our impregnable fortress.
O Lord, O Lord, give us security when we travel and when we remain.
O Lord, preserve our crops and herds, and preserve our trade and make our numbers more!
Make our land a land of the deen and repose for the needy and the poor.
Give us force among the lands as well as respect, impregnability and a polity.Appoint it its might from the protected secret, and grant it protection by the beautiful veiling.
By Sad, Qaf and Nun, place a thousand veils in front of it.
By the rank of the light of Your noble Face and the rank of the secret of Your immense kingdom.
And by the rank of ‘la ilaha illa’llah’ and the rank of the Best of Creation, O our Rabb.
And by the rank of that by which the Prophets prayed to You, and the rank of that by which the Awliya’ pray to you.
And by the rank of the power of the Qutb and the Awtad and the rank of the Jaras and Afrad.
And by the rank of the Akhyar and the rank of Nujaba’ and the rank of the Abdal and the rank of the Nuqaba’.
And by the rank of every one worshipping and doing dhikr and the rank of everyone praising and giving thanks.
And the rank of everyone whose worth You elevated both those who are concealed and those whose renown has spread.
And the ranks of the firm ayats of the Book and the rank of the Greatest Supreme Name.
O Rabb, O Rabb, make us stand as fuqara’ before You, weak and lowly.
We call to You with the supplication of the one who calls on a noble Lord who does not turn aside those who call.
Accept our supplication with Your pure grace, with the acceptance of someone who sets aside the fair reckoning.
Bestow on us the favour of the Generous, and show us the kindness of the Forbearing.
O Merciful, extend Your mercy over us and spread Your blessing over us, O Generous.
Choose for us in all our words and select for us in all our actions.
O Lord, make it our habit to cling and devote ourselves to the resplendent Sunna.
Confine our manifold desires to You and grant us full and complete gnosis.
Combine both knowledge and action for us, and direct our hopes to the Abiding Abode.
O Lord, make us follow the road of the fortunate and make our seal the Seal of the martyrs, O Rabb!
Make our sons virtuous and righteous,
scholars with action and people of good counsel.
O Allah, remedy the situation of the people and, O Allah, make the reunification easy.
O Lord, grant Your clear victory to the one who takes charge and empowers the Deen.
And help him, O You Who are forbearing, and help his party, and fill his heart with what will make him pleasing to you.
O Lord, help our Muhammadan deen, and make it end mighty as it began.
Preserve it, O Lord, through the preservation of the scholars, and raise the minaret of its light to heaven.
Pardon, grant well-being, make up for our deficiency and forgive our sins and the sins of every Muslim, O our Lord.
O Rabb, bless the Chosen one with your perfect prayer of blessing.
Your prayer is that which grants success in his business as befits his lofty worth.
Then bless his noble family and glorious Companions and those who have followed them.
Praise belongs to Allah by whose praise those with an aim completely fulfil that aim.
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