Supplications of the Prophet
Remembrance of Allah at Both Ends
of the Day (20)
It is reported of the Prophet
that he said: "The master of invocations for forgiveness
is: 'Allãhumma 'anta rabbee, lã 'ilãha
'illã 'anta, khalaqtanee, wa 'anã `abduka,
wa 'anã `alã `ahdika wa wa`dika mastata`tu,
'a`outhu bika min sharri ma sana`tu, 'aboo'u laka bini`matika
'alayya, wa 'aboo'u bithambee, faghfirlee fa'innahu
lã yaghfiru 'aththunooba 'illã 'anta(37).
says this as he enters upon evening, then, dies that
night, he would enter Paradise; and if one says this
as he enters upon morning, then, dies that day, he would
O' my 'ilãh You are my Lord, there is no 'ilãh
but You. You created me, and I am your bondservant,
and I will stick to my covenant and promise [of faith
and sincere obedience] to You, as to my ability. I
seek refuge in You from the evil of what I have done,
I acknowledge, to You, your bounties upon me, and
I acknowledge, to You, my sin. Thus forgive me, for
none forgives sins except You.
Reported by Al-Bukhãri. Al-Albãni included
this hadeeth in The Authentic of Good Sayings
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