Another Elegy of Imam Ali (a.s.)
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
O the one Who hears the supplication!
O the one Who has raised the heavens!
O the one Who is ever living!
O the one to bestow great bounties on the one
who is dependent and needy.
O the knower of the unseen!
O the Concealer of the unseen!
O the forgiver of sins!
O the averter of difficulties from the one who is
sorrowful and unhappy!
O the possessor of signs!
O the one to make vegetation grow!
O the one to gather the scattered ones!
O the one to give life to the rotten bones!
O the one Who from black and lightening clouds
sends water and smoke to the earth.
O the creator of skies together with the might,
which is illuminated by the shining of stars.
O the one Who opens the door to success!
O the one Who day and night blows the air
which brings the clouds!
O the one Who by the distinguished qualities
gathers the strength high and huge mountains
are set in the hard earth.
And O the leader of guidance and O the one to
inspire the mighty!
O the one Who sustains the creatures O the
one to enliven the inhabitants and the one to
dispel the sorrows.
And He in Whom I seek asylum and refuge,
Whose order prevails and I don't have courage
to run away from him, Who is great, most high
O the one to free the prisoners and O the one to
mend the broken hearts.
O the one Who makes the indigent,
O the one Who sustains the children and the
one Who cures the sick.
O the one from Whom strength is sought, O the
one through Whom dishonour and disgrace,
calamities and misfortunes are averted. Protect
me from sorrow and discomfort.
Protect me from men and jinns who make me
forget the Day of Judgment, which pains the
heart, and which diverts the soul from the
And O the one Who sustains the creatures
which comprises of men, animals and young
ones of birds they are also sustained and
He is the possessor of pure knowledge.
O the owner of the destines whether obedient or
disobedient, no person is away from You
whether he is dead or alive.
O the best of the compensators and the one to
give happiness on faith and the one to enforce
Your laws, You are generous, wise.
O He Who has fully covered us, ward off
calamities from us. Whose kingdom is vast and
Who judges between good and evil deeds
O the one Who is aware of the actions.
O He Who hears the words, O He Who appoints
the destiny from the protected and familiar
O one Who hears, Whose creation i s
unparalleled, Whose throne is raised, Who is
protected from every tyrant and oppressor.
O the One Who gives asked, and whatever He
gave, gave nicely.
When He took care it was extremely high, Who
made everything clean and pure by the great
O the refuge of the weak, O the redness of the
O the subtle. You are great and high You are
generous and merciful on us, aware and kind to
O He Who judges between the people with
truth, and the judgment is enforced on
everything in the universe, after which it is not
beneficial to save ourselves from death and
Our Lord! You see us and we cannot see You.
There is no lord other than You, so guide us
towards You and don't set Your chastisement
on us only by Your protected Grace.
O the possessor of magnanimity. O the
possessor of Honour.
O the possessor of actions and the initiator.
Your kingdom is High.
O Lord, save me from Hell and from the great
fear and from its life and death and from its
eternal sorrow, from its hot water and make me
a companion of Quran, a resident of Heaven,
and husband of Houries.
Grant me refuge in the Heavens, those bounties
and pleasures in which there is no vulgarity, nor
any sorrow, nor lamentation, neither sickness
That pure abode where there wil l be no
hardship, which will be a pleasure for the
residents, and good news for the inhabitants
and a place of honour and repute. That high
place where beauty continues, which is
illuminated by bounties, a place of honour for
That place where the carpet is spread, excellent
dresses, superb delicacies and cool refreshing
O the one Who is above my every praise. I
plead You to bless Muhammad (s.a.w.a.) and
the progeny of Muhammad (s.a.w.a.) and
whatever I have sought from You, don't turn
down anything but with Your grace increase the
O Lord You have power over everything.
O He Who is more kind than anyone.
By Your mercy send blessings on our Prophet
Muhammad (s.a.w.a.) and His progeny.