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NIYYATH - Intention : To perfom the Zikr (Khatm) seeking the Rida ( pleasure) of Allah Almighty.

Ashhadu an la ilaha il-Allahu wa-ashhadu anna Muhammadan abduhu wa rasooluhu. (3 times) I bear witness that there is no God but Allah and I further bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah

Astaghfi-rullah (25times) I ask Allah forgiveness (With that the Imam carries on with):

Allazeei la ilaha illa Huwal- Hayyu-l Qayyoomu wa athoobu ilayhi. Innahu HuwaTawwabur Raheem. Ya musabbibal asbaab, Ya Mufatthihal abwaab, Ya Muqallibal quloobi wal absaar, Ya Daleelal Mutkhayyireen, Ya Ghiyasa-l Mustaghaeeseen, Ya Hayyu, Ya Qayyoom, Ya zal Jalali wal ikram. Wa ufawwilhu amree ilallahi, innallaha baseerun bilibaad.

There is no God except Allah. He is the sustainer and ever living, I ask for forgiveness from Him and He is most forgiving and Merciful. Oh! Originator of causes, Turner of heart and perception, Guide of the perplexed and the Helper of the seeker of help. The Mighty and the Most Gracious, I entrust my affairs to Almighty Allah: verily Allah is watchful over his slaves.

Rabitatus Shareefa: Visualise yourself before Sheik Nazim with love (muhabbah) and

determination (himmah).

Sura Fathiha(The Opening) (7 times)

Bismillah ir Rahman ir Raheem Alhamdulillahi rabbil alameen Ar rahman ir raheem Maaliki yaumiddheen Iyyaka na'budu wa iyyaka nasthaeen Ihdhinas sirathal musthakeen Siraat allazeena an amtha alaihim Ghairil maghloobi alaihim Walallaalleen. Aameen.

In the name of Allah the Most Beneficient the Most Merciful. Praise be to Allah the Lord of All the worlds The Most Beneficent and the Most Merciful Master of the Day of Judgment Thee alone do we worship and from Thee alone do we ask for help Guide us on the right path On the path of those whom Thou has favored Not on the path of those who go astray Nor on the path of those upon whom Thy anger comes upon So be it.

Salawat: Allahumma salli ala Muhammadin wa ala ali Muhammadin wa sallim (10 times)

Oh Allah bestow Your Mercy on Muhammad (sal) and on all his descendants

Sura Inshirah (7times) At the end of each recite Allahu Akbar.

Bismillah ir Rahman ir Raheem Alam nashrah laka sadarak,wa wala'ana anka vizara kallazee ankala laharak Wara fahna laka zikarak,fa innama al usri yusran wa innama al usri yusrah, Fa izaa faragh'ata fansab, wa ila rabbika farghab.

In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful Have We not caused thy bosom to dilate, And eased thee of the burden Which weighed down thy back; And exalted thy fame? But lo! With hardship Goes ease, Lo! With hardship Goes ease; So when thou art relieved, still toil And strive to please thy Lord.

Sura Ikhlas (11 times) At the end of each recite Allahu Akbar

Bismillah ir Rahman ir Raheem Kul huwallahu ahad, Allahu samad Lam yalid walam yoolad Walamya kunllahu kufuwan ahad

In the name of Allah the Most Beneficent, the Most merciful Say: Allah is One, Allah is the Absolute He begets not nor was He begotten There is non like unto Him

Sura Fathiha (The Opening) (7 times)

Bismillah ir Rahman ir Raheem Alhamdulillahi rabbil alameen Ar rahman ir raheem Maaliki yaumiddheen Iyyaka na'budu wa iyyaka nasthaeen Ihdhinas sirathal musthakeen Siraat allazeena an amtha alaihim Ghairil maghloobi alaihim Walallaalleen. Aameen.

In the name of Allah the Most Beneficient the Most Merciful. Praise be to Allah Lord of All the worlds The Most Beneficent the Most Merciful

Master of the Day of Judgment Thee alone do we worship and from Thee alone do we ask for help Guide us on the right path On the path of those whom Thou has favored Not on the path of those who go astray Nor on the path of those upon whom Thy anger comes upon So be it.

Salawat: Allahumma salli ala Muhammadin wa ala ali Muhammadin wa sallim (10 times). Oh Allah bestow Your Mercy on Muhammad (sal) and on all his descendants

Imam recites:

Audhu billahi minash shaithan ir rajeem. Bismilla hir rahman irraheem. Rabbi qad aatayta nee minal mulki wa allmthanee min taweelil ahadeeth. Faathiras sama wa thi wal arli, anta waliyyee fid-dunya wal akhira. Thawaffani Musliman wa al-hikni bissaliheen. Amanna billahi sadaqallahul alheem. Subhana Rabbika rabbil izzati amma yasifoon, wa salamun alal mur saleena wal hamdu lillahi Rabbil Alameen.

I seek refuge with Allah from the cursed shaitan. In the Name of Allah the Most Beneficent and Most Merciful. Oh my Lord You have indeed bestowed on me some power. And taught me something of the interpretation of dreams and events. Oh You Creater of the Heavens and the Earth! You are my protector in this world and in the hereafter. Take You my soul as one submitting to Your will and unite me with the righteous.

Dua recited by Imam:

Ila sharafin Nabiyyi sal-Allahu alaihi wa sallam, wa alihi wa sahbihi, wa arwahi anbiyai wal mur-saleena wa khudama-ish shara-i-him, wa ila a-immatil arbaa, wa ila masha-ikhina fit tareeqatin naqshabandhiyya til aliyya khaasatan ila ahlil khwajaganal fathiha.

To the noble Prophet of Allah peace be upon him to his progeny and to his Companions (Sahaba) and in remembrance of the souls of the prophets and messengers; and to the memory of the Imams of Shariah; and to the memory of our Sheiks of the most distinguished Tariqatun Naqshbandhia; and in particular in remembrance of the closest clans of Khwajagan, I recite the blessings of Sura Fathiha.

(All recite Sura Fathiha quietly)

Imam leads all to recite Zikr:

Falam annahu: La ilaha illaha. (everyone recites La ilaha illallah) as many as they like; may be 100 or more. Often break up with:

Muhammadur Rasoolu-ullahi alaihi sala tullahi Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah. Allahs salutation be upon him.

Muhammadun Habeebullahi alaihi sala thullahi

Muhammad is the beloved of Allah. Allahs salutation be upon him.

Muhammadun Nabiyyullahi alaihi sala thullahi Muhammad is the Prophet of Allah. Allahs salutation be upon him.

At conclusion Imam recites:

Hasbun Allah wa nimal Wakeel, la hawla wa la quwwata illa billahi Aliyyil Alheem.

Allah is sufficient for us; He is our best of guarantee ,there is no power or might except from Allah.

Dua recited by Imam:

Illa sharafin nabbiyyi sal-Allahu alaihi wa sallam wa alihi wa sahbihi wa ila arwahi sa-iri sadathina, Al-Fathiha. (All recite Sura Fathiha quietly).

In memory of the noble Prophet sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam; Allahs mercy and salutation be upon his descendants and the companions and on the noble souls of our guides (of Tariqatun Naqshabandhia)

Then Imam leads off: Allah Allah

(As many as they wish to recite; 100 times or more)

Imam concludes with: Hasbun Allah wa nimal Wakeel, la hawla wa la quwwata illa billahi Aliyyil Alheem.

Allah is sufficient for us; He is our best of guarantee, there is no power or might except from the High and the Magnificent.

Hu .. Hu.. Hu 33 times

He

Hasbun Allah wa nimal Wakeel, la hawla wa la quwwata illa billahi Aliyyil Alheem

Allah is sufficient for us; He is our best of guarantee, there is no power or might except from the High and the Magnificent.

Haq Haq. Haq 33 times

The Truth

Imam concludes with: Hasbun Allah wa nimal Wakeel, la hawla wa la quwwata illa billahi Aliyyil Alheem.

Allah is sufficient for us; He is our best of guarantee, there is no power or might except from the High and the Magnificent.

Hayy . Hayy.. Hayy. 33 times

The Living

Imam concludes with: Hasbun Allah wa nimal Wakeel, la hawla wa la quwwata illa billahi Aliyyil Alheem.

Allah is sufficient for us; He is our best of guarantee, there is no power or might except from the High and the Magnificent.

. Imam leads the recital:

Allah Hu Allah Haq 11 times

He is Allah; Allah is the truth

Allah Hu Allah Hayy 11 times

He is Allah; Allah is ever living

Ya Qayyoomu Allah Hayy

Oh Ye Self-subsisting, Allah is the living

Imam concludes with: Hasbun Allah wa nimal Wakeel, la hawla wa la quwwata illa billahi

Aliyyil Alheem.

Allah is sufficient for us; He is our best of guarantee, there is no power or might except from the High and the Magnificent.

Imam recites:

Ya Hayyu Ya Qayyoom, Ya Dhal Jalali wal Ikram. 3 times

Oh, Ye Living, Oh, Ye Self-subsisting, The Lord of Might and Glory.

Then follows up with:

Ya Hu, Ya Hu, Ya Da-eem Ya Hu, Ya Hu, Ya Da-eem Ya Hu, Ya Hu, Ya Da-eem Allah, Ya Hu, Ya Da-eem

Oh, Thou Art, Oh, Thou Art, Oh, Eternal Allah, Oh Thou Art, Oh Eternal

All present join the Imam in reciting:

Ya Da-eem, Ya Da-eem, Ya Da-eem Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Eternal, Oh Eternal, Oh Eternal, Oh Allah

Ya Haleem, Ya Haleem, Ya Haleem Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Clement, Oh Clement, Oh Clement, Oh Allah

Ya Hafeel, Ya Hafeel, Ya Hafeel Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Protector, Oh Protector, Oh Protector, Oh Allah

Ya Lateef, Ya Lateef, Ya Lateef Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Subtle, Oh Subtle, Oh Subtle, Oh Allah

Ya Ghaffar, Ya Ghaffar, Ya Ghaffar Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh The Benevolent Forgiver, Oh Benevolent Forgiver, Oh Benevolent Forgiver, Oh Allah

Ya Sattar, Ya Sattar, Ya Sattar Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Shielder, Oh Shielder, Oh Shielder, Oh Allah

Ya Fattah, Ya Fattah, Ya Fattah Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Great Unfolder, Oh Great Unfolder, Oh Great Unfolder, Oh Allah

Ya Mujeeb, Ya Mujeeb, Ya Mujeb Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Respondent, Oh Respondent, Oh Respondent, Oh Allah

Ya Mueedh, Ya Mueedh, Ya Mueedh Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Entruster, Oh Entruster, Oh Entruster, Oh Allah

Ya Mughees, Ya Mughees, Ya Mughees, Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Friend in Need, Oh Friend in Need, Oh Friend in Need Oh Allah

Ya Wadood, Ya Wadood, Ya Wadood Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Affectionate, Oh Affectionate, Oh Affectionate, Oh Allah

Ya Rahman, Ya Rahman, Ya Rahman Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Beneficent, Oh Beneficent, Oh Beneficent, Oh Allah

Ya Hannan, Ya Mannan, Ya Hannan, Ya Mannan (Twice)

Oh Compassionate, Oh Bountiful, Oh Compassionate, Oh Bountiful

Ya Dayyan, Ya Subhan, Ya Dayyan, Ya Subhan (Twice)

Oh Creditor, Oh Glorious, Oh Creditor, Oh Glorious

Ya Subhan, Ya Sultan, Ya Subhan, Ya Sultan (Twice)

Oh, Glorious, Oh Supreme Ruler, Oh Glorious Oh Supreme Ruler

Ya Sultan, Ya Sultan, Ya Sultan, Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Supreme Ruler, Oh Supreme Ruler, Oh Supreme Ruler Oh Allah

Ya Aman, Ya Aman, Ya Aman Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Succour, Oh Succour, Oh Succour, Oh Allah

Ya Allah, Ya Allah, Ya Allah, Ya Allah (Twice)

Oh Allah, Oh Allah, Oh Allah, Oh Allah

Imam concludes with: Hasbun Allah wa nimal Wakeel, la hawla wa la quwwata illa billahi Aliyyil Alheem.

Allah is sufficient for us; He is our best of guarantee, there is no power or might except from the High and the Magnificent.

Allahumma Sali ala Muhammadin wa ala ali Muhammadin wa sallim. (10 times)

Oh Allah bestow Your Mercy on Muhammad(sal) and on his descendants.

Imam recites:

Salli ya rabbi wa sallim ala jamee-il anbiya-I wal mur-saleena, wa aali kullin ajma-eena wal hamdu lillahi rabbil alameen.

Oh Allah, extend Your Blessings and Mercy to all the prophets and Messengers. Praise be to Allah, the Lord of all the worlds.

Ala ashrafil ala meena seyyidina Muhammadinis-salawat:

Shower Your Blessings on the noblest of the world, our Prophet (sal)

Eyeryone recites silently:

Sal-Allahu alaihi wa sallam. (May the blessings and peace of Allah be on him)

Imam: Ala af-lalil alameena seyyidina Muhammadinis-salawat.

Shower Your Blessings on the virtuous of the world, our Prophet (sal)

Everyone recites silently:

Sal-Allahu alaihi wa sallam (May the blessings and peace of Allah be on him).

Imam: Ala akmalil alameena seyyidina Muhamadinis-salawat:

Shower Your Blessings on the Perfector of the world, our Prophet (sal)

Everyone recites silently:

Sal-Allahu alaihi wa sallam (May the blessings and peace of Allah be on him).

Imam recites the following Dua:

Salawatullahi taala wa mala-ikathihi wa anbiya-ihi wa rusulihi wa jamee-i- khalkihi ala Muhammadiw wa ala ali Muhammadin alaihi wa alaihi-mus salam, wa rahma-thullahi ta ala wa barakathuhu wa ralli-Allahu tabaraka wa taala an-sadatina as-haabi rasulillahi ajma-een. Wa anith taabi-eena bihim bi-ihsanin, wa anil a-immatil muj-taheenal ma

dheen, wa anil ulama-il muttakeen, wa anil awlia is saliheen, wa ammasha i-khina fittariqatin naqshabandhiyathil a-liyyati, kadda-sallahu taala ar-wa ha-humuz zakiyya, wa nawwa rallahu taala allri-hata humul mubaraka, wa addhallahu taala alaina min barakaatihim wa fuyoolatihim da-iman wal hamdu illahi rabbil alameen. Al Fathiha:

Almighty Allah, His Angles, His Prophets, His Messengers and His creations extend their blessings to our Rasool Mohammed sal Alahu alaihi wa sallam. Their blessings and affectionate sentiments are also with his family and companions. May Allah sanctify the souls of the saints, the learned Ulema and all our Sheiks of the glorified Tariqatun Naqshabandhia. May Allah shower upon them His Mercy and Virtues and brighten up their graves. May these blessed souls pray for the well-being of those participating in this Zikr Majlis in their spiritual and material life. Praise be to Allah

(All recite Sura Fatiha quietly).

Imam then follows up with this Dua:

Ila halratin nabiyyi sal-allahu alaihi wa sallama wa alihi wa sahbihi wa ila arwahi sa-iril anbiya-i- wal mursaleena, wa kudama-i- shara-ihim wa ila arwahi mashaikhina fittariqatin naqshabandhiyatil aliyyati khasatan ila roohi imamit tariqati wa ghousil khalikati khwaja baha-uddin Naqshabandiyyi Muhammadin nil-Uvaisiyyil Bukhariyyi, wa sultanil awliya-i- Moulana Abdullahi faiziyyid Dhaghistani wa usta-dhi usta-dina Abdil Khalikil Ghudawaniyil wa Sultan ul Awliya Moulana Sheikh Nazim al Haqqani al fathiha:

May our humble recital of Fathiha reach the Holy Prophet sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam, his family and descendants and his companions.May it also reach the numerous prophets, messengers, protectors and interpreters of Shariat and the Sheiks and Masters of the glorified Tariqatun Naqshabandhia. May it in particular reach the Imam of our Tariqat, Sheik Khwaja Baha-uddin An Naqshabandiyyi Muhammad il Uwaisyyil Buhary (Qaddasallahu Sirrahul Azeez), Sultan-ul-Awliya Moulana Abdullah al Faizi adDaghistani (Qaddasallahu Sirrahul Azeez) and our Sheik ul-Khabeer Abdul Khaliq alGhudawani (Qaddasallahu Shrahul Azeez) and Sultan ul Awliya Moulana Sheikh Nazim Al Haqqanni

(All recite Sura Fathiha quietly)

Dua Imam offers suitable Dua of his own choice and closes the Zikr session with:

Subhanallahi wal humdu illahi wa la ilaha illallahu wallaahu Akbar, wala hawla wala quwwata illa billahil aliyyil adheem. (Thrice)

Glory be to Allah. Praise be to Allah. There is no God but Allah. Allah is the Greatest.

Subhana rabbika rabil izzathi amma yasifuna wa salamun alal mursaleena wal hamdu lillahi rabbil alameen.

Glory to our Lord, the Lord of Honour and Power. Peace on the apostles and Praise to Allah, the Lord of all the worlds.

Closing up the Zikr Majlis: All participants exchange salaams expressing love (muhabba) and fraternity.

NOTE: Moulana Sheikh Nazim says that because of the bad times ahead it is very good to recite Salatan Tunjina also before the conclusion of the zikr.

Salatan Tunjina

Allahumma salli ala Sayyidina Muhammadin salatan tunjina biha min jami al ahwali wal afat wa taqdi lana biha jamia al hajjat wa tutahiruna biha min jamia as-sayyiat wa tarfauna biha indaka ala darajat wa tubalighuna biha aqsa al ghayat min jamia al khayrat fil hayati wa bad al mamaat wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallim tasliman kazira

O Allah pray on our Master Muhammad a prayer by means of which we will be saved from every awe-inspiring harmful thing, and that will take care of all of our needs, and purify us by means of it from all of our ugly qualities and characteristics and raise us and purify us by means of it from all of our ugly qualities and characteristics and raise us up by means of it in Your Presence to the highest of degrees, and cause us to reach by means of it the extremes of all goodness in our life and after our death and this prayer be upon his family and his companions and may he be given safety and much salaam.

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