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Ziyarah Of Imam Al-Jawad (a.s)

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا أَبَا جَعْفَر مُحَمَّدَ بْنَ عَلِيٍّ الْبَرَّ ٱلتَّقِيَّ ٱلإِمَامَ الْوَفِيَّ،

Peace be upon you; O Abu -Ja‘far Muhammad, son of ‘Ali; the pious, the devout, the guide, and the loyal (to Almighty Allah)

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلرَّضِيُّ ٱلزَّكِيُّ،

Peace be upon you; O the Pleased, the Pure

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا وَلِيَّ اللهِ،

Peace be upon you; O the Intimate Servant of Allah

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا نَجِيَّ اللهِ،

Peace be upon you; O the confidant of Allah

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا سَفِيرَ اللهِ،

Peace be upon you; O the Envoy of Allah

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا سِرَّ اللهِ،

Peace be upon you; O the secret of Allah

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا ضِيَاءَ اللهِ،

Peace be upon you; O the Light of Allah

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا سَنَاء اللهِ،

Peace be upon you; O the Brilliance of Allah

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا كَلِمَةَ اللهِ،

Peace be upon you; O the Word of Allah

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا رَحْمَةَ اللهِ،

Peace be upon you; O the Mercy of Allah

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلنُّوُرُ ٱلسَّاطِعُ،

Peace be upon you; O the dazzling Light

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا الْبَدْرُ ٱلطَّالِعُ،

Peace be upon you; O the rising full moon

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلطَّيِّبُ مِنَ ٱلطَّيِّبِينَ،

Peace be upon you; O the pure and the offspring of the Pure Ones

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلطَّاهِرُ مِنَ الْمُطَهَّرِينَ،

Peace be upon you; O the immaculate and the offspring of the Immaculate Ones

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلآيَةُ الْعُظْمَىٰ،

Peace be upon you; O the Grand Sign (of Allah)

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا الْحُجَّةُ الْكُبْرَىٰ،

Peace be upon you; O the Greatest Argument

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا الْمُطَهَّرُ مِنَ ٱلزَّلاَّتِ،

Peace be upon you; O the Purified from slips

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا الْمُنَزَّهُ عَنِ الْمُعْضِلاَتِ،

Peace be upon you; O the cleaned from filths

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا الْعَلِىُّ عَنْ نَقْصِ ٱلأَوْصَافِ،

Peace be upon you; O the elevated against imperfect attributes

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلرَّضِيُّ عِنْدَ ٱلأَشْرَافِ،

Peace be upon you; O the pleased in the view of the notables

ٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ يَا عَمُودَ ٱلدِّينَ،

Peace be upon you; O the Pillar of the Religion

أَشْهَدُ أَنَّكَ وَلِيَّ اللهِ وَحُجَّتُهُ فِي أَرْضِهِ

I bear witness that you are verily the Representative and the Argument of Allah on His lands

وَأَنَّكَ جَنْبُ اللهِ وَخَيَرَةُ اللهِ وَمُسْتَوْدَعُ عِلْمِ اللهِ وَعِلْمِ ٱلأَنْبِيَاءِ،

And that you are verily the Duty and the Choice of Allah And you are the trust of the knowledge of Allah and the Prophets

وَرُكْنُ ٱلإِيمَانِ وَتَرْجُمَانُ الْقُرْآنِ،

And the support of faith and the traducer of the Qur’an

وَأَشْهَدُ أَنَّ مَنِ ٱتَّبَعَكَ عَلَىٰ الْحَقِّ وَالْهُدَىٰ،

And I bear witness that he who follows you is on the truth and true guidance

وَأَنَّ مَنْ أَنْكَرَكَ وَنَصَبَ لَكَ الْعَدَاوَةَ عَلَىٰ ٱلضَّلاَلَةِ وَٱلرَّدَىٰ أَبْرَأُ إِلَىٰ اللهِ وَإِلَيْكَ مِنْهُمْ فِي ٱلدُّنْيَا وَٱلآخِرَةِ،

وَٱلسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكَ مَا بَقِيتُ وَبَقِيَ ٱللَّيْلُ وَٱلنَّهَارُ.

While he who denies and antagonizes you is on the wrong and perdition and Peace be upon you as long as I am alive and as long as there are day and night

وقل في الصّلاة عليه :

أَللّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدٍ وَأَهْلِ بَيْتِهِ،

O Allah: (please do) send blessings upon Muhammad and his Household

وَصَلِّ عَلَىٰ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيِّ ٱلزَّكِيِّ ٱلتَّقِيِّ وَالْبَرِّ الْوَفِيِّ وَالْمُهَذَّبِ ٱلتَّقِيِّ هَادِي ٱلأُمَّةِ،

And send blessings upon Muhammad ibn ‘Ali. The pure, the pious, the devout, the loyal, the respectful, the immaculate,

وَوَارِثِ ٱلأَئِمَّةِ،

The inheritor of the Imams

وَخَازِنِ ٱلرَّحْمَةِ، وَيَنْبُوعِ الْحِكْمَةِ،

The trust of mercy, the spring of wisdom

وَقَائِدِ الْبَرَكَةِ، وَعَدِيلِ الْقُرْآنِ فِي ٱلطَّاعَةِ،

The guide to blessings, the match of the Qur’an in respect with (obligatory) obedience

وَوَاحِدِ ٱلأَوْصِيَاءِ فِي ٱلإِخْلاَصِ وَالْعِبَادَةِ،

The equal of the Successors in sincerity and worshipfulness

وَحُجَّتِكَ الْعُلْيَا وَمَثَلِكَ ٱلأَعْلَىٰ، وَكَلِمَتِكَ الْحُسْنَى ٱلدَّاعِي إِلَيْكَ،

Your supreme Argument, Your ultimate example, Your Excellent Word

وَٱلدَّالِّ عَلَيْكَ، ٱلَّذِي نَصَبْتَهُ عَلَماً لِعِبَادِكَ، وَمُتَرْجِماً لِكِتَابِكَ،

The caller to you, the guide to you, whom you have assigned as symbol to your servants, as interpreter of Your Book

وَصَادِعاً بِأَمْرِكَ، وَنَاصِراً لِدِينِكَ، وَحُجَّةً عَلَىٰ خَلْقِكَ،

As declarer of Your commands, as supporter of Your religion as argument against Your creatures,

وَنُوراً تَخْرُقُ بِهِ ٱلظُّلَمَ، وَقُدْوَةً تُدْرَكُ بِهَا الْهِدَايَةُ، وَشَفِيعاً تُنَالُ بِهِ الْجَنَّةُ،

As light by whom You penetrate murk as pattern through whom true guidance is attained, and as interceder by whom Paradise is gained.

أَللّهُمَّ وَكَمَا أَخَذَ فِي خُشُوعِهِ لَكَ حَظَّهُ، وَٱسْتَوْفَىٰ مِنْ خَشْيَتِكَ نَصِيبَهُ، فَصَلِّ عَلَيْهِ أَضْعَافَ مَا صَلَّيْتَ عَلَىٰ وَلِيٍّ ٱرْتَضَيْتَ طَاعَتَهُ،

O Allah: Because he showed piety to You at the furthest and took his due of fear of You, (please do) bless him many times as much as You have blessed any of Your servants whose obedience (to You) has been admitted by You

وَقَبِلْتَ خِدْمَتَهُ، وَبَلِّغْهُ مِنَّا تَحِيَّةً وَسَلاَماً، وَآتِنَا فِي مُوَالاَتِهِ مِنْ لَدُنْكَ فَضْلاً وَإِحْسَاناً وَمَغْفِرَةً وَرِضْوَاناً، إِنَّكَ ذُو الْمَنِّ الْقَدِيمِ وَٱلصَّفْحِ الْجَمِيلِ.

And whose servitude to You has been accepted by you. And (please do) convey to him our greetings and salutations And confer upon us, through our loyalty to him, with favors, benevolence, forgiveness, and satisfaction of You are verily the Lord of Eternal Favors and Benevolent Pardon.

Another form of Ziyarah of Imam Al-Jawad

اللّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلى مُحَمَّدٍ ابْنَ عَلِيٍّ الإمام التَّقِيِّ النَّقِيِّ الرَّضِيِّ المَرْضِيِّ وَحُجَّتِكَ عَلى مَنْ فَوْقَ الاَرْضِ وَمَنْ تَحْتَ الثَّرى

O Allah: (please do) send blessings upon Muhammad ibn ‘Ali, the Imam, the pious, the pure, the pleasing, the pleased, Your argument against all of those who live on earth and all those who are under it.

صَلاةً كَثِيرَةً نامِيَةً زاكِيَةً مُبارَكَةً مُتَواصِلَةً مُتَرادِفَةً مُتَواتِرَةً، كَأَفْضَلِ ماصَلَّيْتَ عَلى أَحَدٍ مِنْ أَوْلِيائِكَ

Blessings that are innumerable, growing, increasing, sacred, incessant, consecutive, and uninterrupted in the best way as You have ever blessed any of Your Intimate Servants

وَالسَّلامُ عَلَيْكَ ياإِمامَ المُؤْمِنِينَ وَوارِثَ عِلْمِ النَّبِيِّينَ وَسُلالَةَ الوَصِيِّينَ

Peace be upon you; O the guide of the believers, the heir of the Prophets, knowledge, and the descendant of the Prophets Successors

السَّلامُ عَلَيْكَ يانُورَ الله فِي ظُلُماتِ الأرْضِ،

Peace be upon you; O the Light of Allah in the murk of the earth

أَتَيْتُكَ زائِراً عارِفاً بِحَقِّكَ مُعادِياً لاَعْدائِكَ مُوالِياً لاَوْلِيائِكَ فَاشْفَعْ لِي عِنْدَ رَبِّكَ

I am visiting you, recognizing your Right (i.e. standing) Declaring my enmity to your enemies and my affability to your followers; therefore, intercede for me before your Lord.

Common Ziyarah of Imam Al-Kadhim and Imam Al-Jawad

السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُما ياوَلِيَّي الله

Peace be upon you; O the (two) Intimate Servants of Allah

 السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُما ياحُجَّتَي الله

Peace be upon you; O the (two) Arguments of Allah

 السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُما يا نُورَي الله فِي ظُلُماتِ الاَرْضِ،

Peace be upon you; O the (two) Lights of Allah in the murk of the earth

أَشْهَدُ أَنَّكُما قَدْ بَلَّغْتُما عَنِ الله ماحَمَّلَكُما وَحَفِظْتُما مااسْتُودِعْتُما

I bear witness that you (both) have conveyed the message that Allah ordered you to convey And you kept that which has been entrusted with you

وَحَلَّلْتُما حَلالَ الله وَحَرَّمْتُما حَرامَ الله

And you deemed lawful that which Allah has deemed lawful And you deemed unlawful that which Allah has deemed unlawful

 وَأَقَمْتُما حُدُودَ الله وَتَلَوْتُما كِتابَ الله

And you undertook the directions of Allah And you recited the Book of Allah

 وَصَبَرْتُما عَلى الاَذىْ فِي جَنْبِ الله مُحْتَسِبينَ حَتّى أَتاكما اليَّقِينُ،

And you endured harm for the sake of Allah and depended upon Him until death came upon you.

أَبْرأُ إِلى الله مِنْ أَعدائِكُما وَأَتَقَرَّبُ إِلى الله بِوِلايَتِكُما،

I declare my disavowal of your enemies before Allah And I seek His nearness through my loyalty to you

أَتَيْتُكُما زائِراً عارِفاً بِحَقِّكُما مُوالِياً لاَوْلِيائِكُما مُعادِياً لاَعْدائِكُما

I am visiting you, recognizing your Right (i.e. standing) Declaring my affability to your followers and my enmity to your enemies

مُسْتَبْصِراً بِالهُدى الَّذِي أَنْتُما عَلَيْهِ عارِفاً بِضَلالَةِ مَنْ خالَفَكُما ؛

Committing to the guidance that you bear Being sure about the deviation of those who defy you

فَاشْفَعا لِي عِنْدَ رَبِّكُما فَإِنَّ لَكُما عِنْدَ الله جاهاً عَظِيماً وَمَقاماً مَحْمُوداً 

So, (please do) intercede for me before your Lord For you, verily, enjoy a great standing and a praiseworthy position with Allah

السّلامُ عَلَيْكُمَا يَا حُجّتَيِ اللّهِ فِي أَرْضِهِ وَسَمَائِهِ،

Peace be upon you; O the (two) Arguments of Allah on His lands and in His heavens

عَبْدُكُمَا وَوَلِيّكُمَا زَائِرُكُمَا مُتَقَرّبًا إِلَى اللّهِ بِزِيَارَتِكُمَا.

I, your servant and your loyalist, am visiting you and seeking Allah.s nearness through my visiting you.

اللّهُمّ اجْعَلْ لِي لِسَانَ صِدْقٍ فِي أَوْلِيَائِكَ الْمُصْطَفَيْنَ

O Allah: (please do) ordain for me a goodly mention among Your Choicest Servants

وَحَبّبْ إِلَيّ مَشَاهِدَهُمْ، وَاجْعَلْنِي مَعَهُمْ فِي الدّنْيَا وَالآخِرَةِ يَا أَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِينَ.

And make me long for their mausoleums, and include me with their group in the worldly life and the Next Life; O the most Merciful of all those who show mercy.