Jawshan Kabeer (Arabic: جوشن الكبیر ) is a long Islamic prayer that contains names and According to the book of Urwath al-Wutha of Mohammed Kazem Yazdi, writing Dua Jawshan Kabir (as well as writing the whole of Quran and. Dua Al-Jaushan. Al-Kabeer and has said to take this coat of armour (Jawshan in protect this dua and write it on the Kafan (burial shroud). It has been mentioned in the book, Balad al-Amin and the Misbah of Kafa`mi that Imam `Ali ibn al-Husain Sayyid as-Sajjidin (prayers be upon him) related from.

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Ibn Tawus3: Views Read Edit View history. Translated by ‘Ali Quli Qara’i. After every section, the following sentence should be recited: Save us from the Fire! Nevertheless, when we call God, we usually ask Him what we need, since we are needy creatures and He is our Merciful Lord, and for many believers, this is kzbir main purpose of dua.

You comprehend all things in mercy and knowledge. Ibn Tawus, Ali b.

Reflections on Dua Jawshan Kabir

Therefore, tasbih and hamd praising God are two important acts performed by both the angels and the believers. So, like the angels and the inhabitants of the heaven, we begin with tasbih and conclude with hamd.

In all, the supplication comprises names of Allah and attributes of Allah and request from Allah. The complete narration, including the merits of the recitation of this dua, is recorded by Allama Majlisi in his Bihar al-Anwar Majlisi It includes, therefore, a total of one thousand names and attributes of the Almighty, some of which are mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.

When Abraham said, “My Lord is He who gives life and brings death,” he replied, “I [too] give life and bring death. Reflections on Dua Jawshan Kabir.

Abbas Qumithe author of Mafatih al-Jananwrote the prayer in his book.

For such a person, God will also appoint two Angels to protect him from all evils in this world. This phrase is a very well-known one and is called by the scholars Zikr al-Yunusiyya, which is recommended to be recited repeatedly especially at nights. In order for their meaning to be absorbed, deep reflection is necessary. Life in Section 70 Section 70 of dua Jawshan Kabir focuses on life: However, it could be argued that because it was recommended to recite this dua three times in the month of Ramadan, people gradually over the centuries appropriated the three famous nights one of which is considered as the night of Qadr for recitation of this dua.

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The parable of His Light is a niche wherein is a lamp the lamp is in a glass, the glass as it were a glittering star lit from a blessed olive tree, neither eastern nor western, whose oil almost lights up, though fire should not touch it. Even when a murder takes place, the murderer is not the one who literally takes away the victim’s life; rather, his crime leads to the victim’s death only if God permits.

We read in Qur’an Animals are in need of other living beings as well. Then he cried out in the darkness, “There is no god except You! Muhaddith Nuri, Husayn b. However, it suffices us to mention that, according to this narration, whoever writes down this dua on his kafan burial shroudGod will not lead him to the hellfire and whoever recites this dua with a pure intention in the beginning of the month of Ramadan, God will grant him success to witness the Night of Qadr and will create for him seventy thousand angels, all of whom will be busy praising and glorifying God.

Interestingly, the whole dua Jawshan Kabir contains only one single request i. Besides, as Shaykh ‘Abbas mentions, the fact that ‘Allama Majlisi, in his Zad al-Ma’ad, has included the joshhan of this dua among the rituals of this night suffices us to believe that reciting the supplication of Jawshan Kabir is specially recommended on these three nights.


This teaches us that, unlike what most people assume, dua is not restricted to asking God one’s requests; rather, dua is essentially calling God, even if one does not ask Him anything. Their call therein will be: Have you not regarded him who argued with Abraham about his Lord, because Allah had given him kingdom?

And in it are Your Greatest Name and Your best names.

Protect us from the Fire, O my Lord! Hence, we read in our narrations that. Human beings in order to survive, depend on other humans, animals, plants, etc. According to the Holy Qur’an, when Prophet Jonah s was in the belly of the whale, he regretfully asked God for forgiveness.

All of these one thousand names and attributes of God are beautiful and profound.

Dua’a Jaushan-e-Kabeer

So forgive those who repent and follow Your way and save them from the punishment of hell. God showed Nimrod that he is wrong in his claims. The context of the prayer was written by Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin and came to him from his great grandfather Muhammad by word of mouth.

This has been referred to in several verses of the Holy Qur’an. This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat And the Man of the Fish, when he left in a rage, thinking that We would not put him to hardship.

I turn to You through whatever is in the Holy Qur’an. Without knowing that order, we would not know the password, even if we knew the exact digits that constitute the password. Regarding this, Qur’an 2: The coat was so heavy that it was hurting the Prophet’s body.

Jawshan Kabir

Our limited space does not allow us to quote the entire narration here. Because of the tightness xua his armor, his body was injured. Articles containing Arabic-language text.