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يَا  نَفْسُ لَا  تَقْنَطِىْ مِنْ زَ لَّةٍ عَظُمَتْ

اِنَّ الْكَبَآئِرَ فِیْ الْغُفْرَانِ كَاللَّمَمٖ

 

YA NAFSU LAH TAQNATEE MIN ZALLATIN AZUMAT

INNAL KABAA’IRA FIL GHUFRAANI KAL LAMAMI

Oh Human Being! Although your sins are many, do not despair.

They are small and Allah’s Mercy is Unlimited.

 

Ibn Umar (May Allah be pleased with him) relates that there are 9 types of big sins.

  1. Shirk – Associating someone with Allah for Worship.
  2. Killing the Soul without truth.
  3. Adultery
  4. Running away from the Islamic Battle.
  5. Chasing or killing a chaste woman
  6. Usurping the wealth of the Orphans.
  7. Disobedience to Parents
  8. Black-magic
  9. Atheism

 

لَعَلَّ رَحْمَةَ رَبِّىْ حِيْنَ  يَقْسِمُهَا

تَاْتِىْ عَلٰى حَسْبِ الْعِصْيَانِ فِیْ الْقِسَمٖ

 

LA’ALLA REHMATA RABBI HEENA YAQSIMUHA

TA’TEE ALAH HASABIL ISYAANI FIL QISAMI

On the Day of Judgement, when Allah will distribute Mercy, I have great

hopes that His Mercy, will exceed my sins.

 

When the Mercy of Gracious One will be distributed on the sinful servants, then when the sins will be placed in my hands I will say at that moment:

 

How many sinners are left behind, on the Day of Resurrection? Come, the Intercession of the Merciful Prophet (May Allah send peace and blessings upon him) is calling you.

 

This Couplet is referring towards this Hadith: Hazrat Abu Huraira (May Allah be pleased with him) narrates that I heard the Holy Prophet (May Allah send peace and blessings upon him) as saying: On the Day the Souls were created, Allah distributed Mercy into hundred parts.  One part He showered on this Earth. The World is prospering through this one part. The ninety-nine parts He kept by Him.

 

Through this one part, there is humbleness among the Creation. The animals go themselves and feed their calves, through this Mercy.

 

In another Tradition it is reported on the Day of Qayaamat, a person will be brought in front of Allah.  It will be commanded that bring all his small sins and hide his big sins. Then he will be questioned that on certain day, you did certain good deeds. He will agree to this. He will not have the courage, to speak about his big sins. The Order shall be given that, turn all his sins, into good deeds. He will then say: Oh Lord! I have such sins, which You do not know.

 

The Narrator relates that I saw the Holy Prophet (May Allah send peace and blessings upon him) smile and I could see his Sacred Teeth.

 

Mowla Ya Swalli Wa Sallim Daa’iman Abadan

Alah Habeebika Khayril Khalqi Kullihimi

 

 

يَارَبِّ وَاجْعَلْ رَجَآئِیْ غَيْرَ مُنْعَكِسٍ

لَدَيْكَ وَاجْعَلْ حِسَابِىْ غَيْرَ مُنْخَرِمٖ

 

YA RABBI FAJH’AL RAJAA’EE GHAYRA MUN’AKISIN

LADAYKA WAJH’AL HISAABI GHAYRA MUNKHARIMI

Oh my Sustainer! Do not crush my hopes. Do not erase my name, from the names of the forgiven ones, when my deed scroll is given to me.

 

Allama says: Oh Lord! Indeed You are definitely the Forgiver, so please forgive me.

 

In brief the conclusion is Oh Lord! Whatever Duas or Request I made to You, please do not throw them out, from your Court. Whatever Mercy and Blessings You have reserved for me, do not leave me out from them.

 

وَ الْطُفْ بِعَبْدِكَ فِیْ الدَّارَيْنِ اِنَّ  لَهٗ

صَبْرًا مَّتٰى  تَدْعُهُ الْاَهْوَالُ   يَنْهَزِمٖ

 

WALTUF BE ABDIKA FID DAARAINI INNAH LAHU

SABRAM MATAA TADH’UHUL AHWAALU YANHAZIMI

Bestow Your Mercy on your servant in both the Worlds. His patience is very weak. If calamities or grief faces him, then he will surely run away.

 

Oh Lord! My Patience has grown so weak that at the time of difficulties and calamities, I have become sad and restless. All my patience has perished, so I am in desperate need of your Favours and Grace.

 

Ya Rabbi Bil Mustafa Balligh Maqasidana

Waghfir Lana Mamada Ya Waasi’al Karami.

 

Mowla Ya Swalli Wa Sallim Daa’iman Abadan

Alah Habeebika Khayril Khalqi Kullihimi

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