Published on 26th August, 2008
Ziarat of the Holy Imams ('a) in Jannat al Baqi
Ziarats of Imam
Hasan bin Ali al Mujtaba
Imam Ali bin Husayn Zayn al-Abidin
Imam Muhammad bin al Baqir &
Imam Ja'far bin Muhammad al
Sadiq ('alayhi mus salam)
The Holy graves of the Holy Imams (ع)are
in Jannat ul Baqee, Madinah.
the following "Id'n Dukhool"
O my masters!
O the sons (descendants) of the Messenger of
I am your servant, the son of your bondwoman,
yield to you in submission,
I stand in awe of the sublimity
of your authority,
I am aware if your rights,
come to you, seeking refuge with you, moving towards your holy
I apply to your consideration, and through
you seek the divine notice and favour.
May I enter O my masters?
May I entre O the dearest friends
May I enter O the attentive Angels of Allah,
quartered in this place of pilgrimage?
While entering [put the right foot forward] recite:
Allah is the Greatest in His absolute greatness.
(in surpassing abundance) be to Allah.
Glory be to Allah in
the morning and evening.
Praise be to Allah, the eternally
besought, the Majestic, the Single, the Generous, the Bestower
of bounties, the Benefactor, the Compassionate, who did a
favour and made easy for me the Ziarat of my masters, out of
compassion and kindness, and did not stop me from their
Ziarat, but helped and blessed.
the combined Ziarat O Mutlaqah
Peace be on you, O Guides who show the Right Path!
on you, O the embodiments of piety!
Peace by on you, O the
manifestations of true evidence for the mankind!
on you, O those who remained among the people to establish
justice and fairplay!
Peace by on you, O the
personifications of purity!
Peace by on you, O descendants
of the Messenger of Allah.
Peace by on you, O those who are
filly aware of the secret communications!
I bear witness that, verily, you explained the truth and gave
exercised self-control in the way of Allah,
(whenever) people contradicted you and took liberties with
you, and had forgiven them.
I bear witness that, verily,
you are the rightly guided Guides who show the right path;
Verily, it is obligatory to obey you;
Verily, that which
you had said is true;
Verily, you invited the people, but
they did not pay attention;
You gave instructions, but they
did not obey;
Verily, you are the mainstay of the religion,
you maintain the earth,
Do not let it depart from Allah's original model,
preserved you in the pure loins, from the beginning to the
He transferred you from one chaste womb to another,
did not let the dirt of ignorance (even) touch you,
let the disorder of vain desires come near you to stir up
purified you (excelled you in knowledge) and
thoroughly cleansed your substance (rendered your source
qualified and effective to the highest degree of perfection),
and through you made it possible for us to obtain recompense
on the "day of requital",
so, with Allah's consent (all of)
you are privileged to glorify and praise
(make known the
true meaning of) His attributes, and the blessings we invoke
for you (Salawat),
in fact, becomes a mercy for ourselves,
and an atonement of our sins,
because Allah has chosen you
for us, refined our nature and manners
through that which
He, as a favour, has provided us-our love for you;
knowing you, we, before Allah, are considered exalted,
are included among those who "profess the true faith" because
we believe in your truthfulness.
This is the place where one, who has exceeded the bounds and
has done wrong, discovers his own sorry plight, and taking
advantage, makes a clean confession and hopes to obtain
and finally is saved from the danger through you,
and thus the condemned escape the total destruction.
Therefore you are my intercessors,
I have come to you,
usually people run away from you, and laugh at the signs of
treat them with haughtiness,
O He who is
Ever-Vigilance, never forgets one thing over another;
is) Everlasting Eternal, never passes away the time (free from
surrounds and keeps under control all things,
(all) bounties belong to Thee,
through which, Thou prospers
and assists me,
and made me know that (love of Ahlul Bayt)
which binds me securely with Thy bounties,
of) Thy servants turn aside, and ignore it due to lack of
carelessly make light of its obligation, and
turn to mediocrity instead of making use of it (love of Ahlul
so, do a favour to me and include me among the
special group which stay closely attached with them (the Ahlul
by to Thou, because I am here, duly thought of and summoned
so, do not deny me that which I long for, do not deny
me that which I long for,
do not let me fall short of that
for which Thou has invited me,
in the name of the sanctity
of Muhammad and his pure descendants;
blessings of Allah be
on Muhammad and on the children of Muhammad.
ala Muhammad wa Ale Muhammad.
of Jannat ul Baqi
Numbers to the Map
Graves of Imam Hassan (2nd Imam), Imam Zaynul
Abidin (4th Imam), Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (5th
Imam), and Imam Ja'far as-Sadiq (6th Imam) ('a).
Grave of Sayyida Fatima ('a) -
Daughter of the Prophet ('s) and wife of Imam Ali
('a). Location of her grave is unknown. According
to some historians she was buried in her own room
(now inside Masjid Nabawi) next to the Holy
Prophet ('s)'s darih.
Grave of Abbas b. Abdul Muttalib
- Uncle of the Holy Prophet ('s) and Imam Ali
Grave of Fatima bint. Asad -
Mother of Imam Ali ('a).
Grave of Ja'far al-Tayyar -
brother of Imam Ali ('a).
Grave of Aqeel bin Abi Talib -
brother of Imam Ali ('a).
Graves of Safiya and Aatika -
Aunts of the Holy Prophet ('s)
Grave of Ummul Baneen - Wife of Imam Ali ('a)
and mother of Abbas.
Grave of Ibrahim - son of the Holy
Grave of Haleema - Nursing mother of the Holy
Graves of the Holy Prophet's wives (ummahat
Graves of Zainab, Umm Kulthum and Ruqayyah –
the adopted daughters of the Prophet ('s)
Graves of Ismaeel bin Ja’far – son of Imam
Jaffar as Sadiq ('a)
Graves of the Martyrs of Uhud
Graves of various companions (as-haab) of the
Holy Prophet ('s)