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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Thus, it was made known to everybody that it was only God who gave life and brought death. Ddua limited space does not allow us to quote the entire narration here.

Reflections on Dua Jawshan Kabir

The Jawshan Kabir prayer contains parts. 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.

Allah is indeed all-bounteous, all-knowing.

Translated by ‘Ali Quli Qara’i. This is why we read in Qur’an 2: A same phrase is repeated at the end of each part. The rest of the dua is about calling God’s names and attributes. Dar Ihya al-Turath al-Arabi, All-Glorified are You; there is no deity but You!

Here, the story of Prophet Abraham a is worthy to be mentioned. The planner of light is the one who regulates everything about light. Your God conveys his salutations to you and has said to take this coat of armor and to recite it as this is a protection for you and your Ummah. When Nimrod wanted to kill Abraham a by throwing him in a huge fire, God saved Abraham a in the middle of the fire. If he calls Me, I will answer him, and if he asks Me something, I will josuan it upon him.

Muhaddith Nuri, Husayn b. All of these one thousand names and attributes of God are beautiful and joshzn.

All praise belongs to Allah, Lord of all the kqbir. So, like the angels and the inhabitants of the heaven, we begin with tasbih and conclude with hamd. Thus, the Ism al-A’zam is to be found among those names and attributes of God that are mentioned both in dua Jawshan Kabir and in the Holy Qur’an. This phrase is a very well-known one and is called by the scholars Zikr al-Yunusiyya, which is joxhan to be recited repeatedly especially at nights.


In order for their meaning to be absorbed, deep reflection is necessary. Based on this verse, the believers are recommended to call God in the same way and with the same sentence:.

View this page in our App. Besides, as Shaykh ‘Abbas mentions, the fact that ‘Allama Majlisi, in his Zad al-Ma’ad, has included the recitation 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.

Skip to main content. However, it suffices us to mention that, according to this narration, whoever writes down this dua on his cua burial shroudGod will not lead him to the hellfire and whoever recites this dua sua 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.

So ojshan those who repent and follow Your way and save them from the punishment of hell. To Allah belong the east and the west: Regarding this, Qur’an 2: In section 47 of the dua, ten names of God have been mentioned, all of which are related to light. Shia prayers Salah terminology Islamic terminology Ramadan. Now, I will focus on two sections of the dua, one of which emphasizes light and the other stresses life. Daftar-i Nashr-i Farhang-i Islami, 1. Your Lord conveys his salutations to you and tells you to take out this coat of armor jawshan and to recite this dua [instead], as it is a protection for you and your Ummah.

According to the book of Urwath al-Wutha of Mohammed Kazem Yazdiwriting Dua Jawshan Kabir as well as writing the whole of Quran and Du’a Jawshan Saqeer on the shroud is deemed as a Mustahab practice; [6] it has also been mentioned through Husayn ibn Ali that it is permissible to write Jawshan Kabir and Jawshan Saqeer on the shroud, but, in order not to be Najisit is better not to write on the parallel or lower of Awrah.


In his beautiful introduction to this dua, the late Shaykh ‘Abbas Qummi writes. Be cool fua safe for Abraham! The rewards of this praise and glorification will be given to the person who recited this supplication. In addition, it is mentioned that whoever reads this supplication three times during the month of Ramadan, God will make the hellfire forbidden to him and will make it certain for him to enter Paradise.

This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat It includes, therefore, a total of one thousand names and attributes of the Almighty, some of which are mentioned in the Holy Qur’an. Muhaddith Nuri6: I turn to You through whatever is in the Holy Qur’an.

Thus, everything is shining as far as it is facing God and may become wajh face of God. According to the Holy Qur’an, when Prophet Jonah s was in the belly of the whale, he regretfully asked God for forgiveness. Naturally, therefore, dua comes with requests.

Thus, whoever calls God, the Almighty will definitely answer him. After supplicating God in such manner, the Glorified, answered Jonah positively. And the Man of the Fish, when he left in a rage, thinking that We would not put him to hardship.

Reflections on Dua Jawshan Kabir |

The most beloved thing to Me, through which a servant is able to get close to Me, is performing obligatory acts. When Abraham said, “My Lord is He who gives life and brings death,” he replied, “I [too] give life and bring death.

Hence, we read in our narrations that. When your Lord said to the angels, “Indeed Jooshan am going to set a viceroy on the earth,” they said, “Will You set in it someone who will cause corruption in it, and shed blood, while we celebrate Your praise and proclaim Your sanctity? Have you not regarded him who argued with Abraham about his Lord, because Allah had given him kingdom?