Peace be upon you, O daughter of the leader of the Prophets.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the owner of the (Heavenly) Pond and the
Peace be upon you, O daughter of him who was taken to the skies and who reached
the position of the length of two arrows or even closer.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the Prophet of right guidance, the master of
(all) human beings, and the savior of the servants (of Allah) from being
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the one who has conformed (himself) to sublime
morality, enjoyed the broad honor, and owned the (Heavenly) Signs and the Wise
Remembrance of Allah (i.e. the Holy Quran).
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the owner of the Lofty Position, the Pond from
which people shall drink (on the Resurrection Day), and the Standard, which
shall be witnessed by everybody.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the Path of Islam and the one given the qiblah
and the Quran, and the example of honesty, right, and benevolence.
Peace and Allah's Mercy and Blessings be upon you, O daughter of the choice of
the Prophets, the example of the pious ones, and the well known in both the
earth and the heavens.
Peace and Allah's Mercy and Blessings be upon you, O daughter of the best of
Allah's creation, the master of His creatures, the foremost created individual
before the existence of (Allah's) earth and heavens, the last of the existent
ones (who shall endure) after the extinction of this world and its beings, and
the one whose soul is a copy of the Divinity and whose heart is the treasury of
the Eternal, Subsistent God.
Peace and Allah's Mercy and Blessings be upon you, O daughter of the one who is
shaded by clouds, is the master of the Two Worlds, is the chief of the two
beings (i.e. man and jinn), and is the Intercessor of the ummah on the
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the master of the Prophets' successors.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the leader of the God-fearing ones.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the shelter of the saints.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the support of the choice ones.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the leader of the Religion.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the commander of the faithful ones.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the chief of the Prophets' successors.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the leader of the pious ones.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the preventer of the infidels and the wantons.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the inheritor of the Prophets.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the successor of the Apostles' chief.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of brightness of the Religion.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the Great News (as it is certainly proved).
Peace and Allah's Mercy and Blessings be upon you, O daughter of the one to whom
the mission of settling accounts with people (on the Resurrection Day) is given,
between whose hands the Heavenly Pond (of al-Kawthar) is put, and whom is
intended by the (Prophet's) Statement of the Ghadir Day.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the lady whose she-camel was driven by
(Archangel) Gabriel, and whose misfortune (of Imam al-Husayn's being slain in
Karbala) was shared by (Archangel) Israfil, and due to whose anger the
All-exalted Lord was angry, and for whose misfortune of Karbala, (the Prophets)
Abraham the Friend of Allah, Noah, and Moses the Spoken by Allah wept.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the shining full moons.
Peace and Allah's Mercy and Blessings be upon you, O daughter of the brilliant
Peace be upon you, O daughter of Well Zamzam and Safa (of the landmarks of
Peace be upon you, O daughter of Mecca and Mina –a height in Mecca-
Peace be upon you, O daughter of him whom was carried by Buraq to the heavens.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of him who carried the zakat(almsgiving) by the
margins of his dress to give it to the paupers.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of him whom was taken by night from the Inviolable
Masjid to the Farthest Masjid.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of him who fought with two swords.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of him who offered prayers to the two qiblas.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of Muhammad al-Mustafa (the Selected by God)
Peace be upon you, O daughter of Ali al-Murtada (the Pleased one)
Peace be upon you, O daughter of Fatimah al-Zahraa (the Resplendent).
Peace be upon you, O daughter of Khadijah al-Kubra (the Grand)
Peace be upon you and upon your grandfather, Muhammad al-Mukhtar (the Chosen.)
Peace be upon you and upon your father, Haydar al-Karrar (the Attacking.)
Peace be upon you and upon the pure, choice masters who are the Arguments of
Allah on lands, the chiefs of the earth and the heavens, and love for whom is a
prescription that is incumbent upon all creatures.
Peace be upon you, O daughter of the glorified, holy servant of Allah.
Peace be upon you, O aunt of dignified, holy servant of Allah
Peace and Allah's Mercy and Blessings be upon you, O mother of misfortunes;
Peace be upon you-the virtuous, rightly guided one!
Peace be upon you-the perfect, knowledgeable good-doer.
Peace be upon you-the noble gentlewoman.
Peace be upon you-the pious, infallible one.
Peace be upon you-who showed her love for al-Husayn; the wronged, in many
situations and had to suffer awful heartbreaking misfortunes.
Peace be upon you-who guarded the Imam on the Day of Ashura when he was killed,
and sacrificed her soul for the salvation of Zayn al-Abidin at the gathering of
the most wretched one (i.e. Ubaydullah ibn Ziyad), and addressed a speech, just
like (Imam) Ali's, in the streets of Kufa despite the presence of her enemies
Peace be upon you-who thrust her forehead with the front part of the howdah,
when she saw the severed head of the Chief of Martyrs (i.e. Imam al-Husayn), and
caused blood to flow from beneath her veil and from the howdah in the view of
Peace be upon you, O the representative of the Infallible Imam.
Peace and Allah's Mercy and Blessings be upon you, O you who were tested through
patience against misfortunes, like that of al-Hussein the oppressed.
Peace be upon you who are far away from you home.
Peace be upon you who were wandered as captive in cities.
Peace be upon you when you were bewildered in that ruined place in Syria
Peace be upon you when you were bewildered as you stood by the (severed) body of
the Chief of Martyrs and called at your grandfather; the Messenger of Allah, may
Allah bless him and his family, saying, "Oh, Muhammad! May the angels in the
Heavens bless you! This is Hussein under the open sky! His turban and his
clothes are stripped! His limbs are severed! And your daughters are taken
captives! Complaining (about this) is only to Allah."
You also said, "O Muhammad! This is Husayn! Winds are blowing his body! His head
is cutt off from the back! He is being killed by bastards! Oh, for my grief for
you, Abu Abdullah!
Peace be upon you whose heart cried out for al-Husayn; the oppressed, the
stripped, and the threwn on dust, and you said in a sad tone, "May my father be
sacrificed for the one for whom I may sacrifice my soul! Oh, for him who was
depressed until he passed away! Oh, for him who had been thirsty until he
departed life! Oh, for him whose beard is dropping blood!"
Peace be upon her who wept for the (severed) body of her brother among the
killed ones so painfully that every one-whether friend or even enemy, wept for
her and, moreover, people, as it is proved by authenticated narrations, saw even
horses shed tears, which flew on their legs.
Peace be upon her who took the responsibility of gathering and guarding the
daughters of the Messenger of Allah and the children of al-Husayn on the
afternoon of the day of Ashura, and she stirred up the situation when the two
oppressed, strange children were martyred.
Peace be upon her whose eyes did not sleep so as to guard the family of the
Messenger of Allah at Taff of Nineveh, and was taken as captive as she was
humiliated at the hands of her enemies.
Peace be upon her who had to ride a saddleless camel and then called on her
brother Abu'l-Fadhl (al-Abbas), saying, "O brother! O Abu'l-Fadhl! It was you
who helped me ride on a camel when I left Medina."
Peace be upon her who addressed a remarkably expressive speech at the center of
Kufa that she made all voices keep silent (to listen to her with astonishment)
Peace be upon her who said clear-cut arguments in the gathering of (Ubaydullah)
Ibn Ziyad who said to her, "How did you see that which Allah had done to your
brother?" Answering him, she said with honest evidences, "I saw nothing but
Peace be upon you who had to be imprisoned by the enemies under an open sky, and
had to see people of Syria celebrate (the martyrdom of her brother) with
pleasure, joy, and raised flags
Peace be upon her who was tied with a rope on the arm and the neck of Imam Zayn
al-Abidin, and she, along with sixteen persons from the family of the Messenger
of Allah, was forced to enter (the session of Yazid) while they were enchained
with iron fetters. Meanwhile, Ali ibn al-Husayn (Imam Zayn al-Abidin) said to
Yazid, “What if the Messenger of Allah sees us in such a manner? What will be
Then, Lady Zaynab; mother of misfortunes, said to Yazid after he had poetized,
"(Had my forefather whom were killed at the Battle of Badr witnessed this,) they
would have been very much delighted. then they’d have said, “May your hands, O
Yazid, never be paralyzed
How dare you hit the lips of Abu ‘Abdull?h (a), the Master of the Youths of
She then said, "Although calamities have forced me to speak to you, I see you
trivial in my eyes and find your verbal attacks great and I regard your rebuke
too much to bear, but the eyes are tearful, and the chests are filled with
depression. What is even stranger is that the honored Party of Allah is being
killed by the Party of the ‘Released ones’-Party of Shaitan.
If you regard us as your booty, you shall soon find us as your opponents-that
will be when you find nothing but what your hands had committed, “And your Lord
never treats His servants unjustly.(41:46)” To Allah is my complaint, and upon
Him do I rely.
So scheme whatever you wish to scheme, and carry out your plots, and intensify
your efforts, for, by Allah, you shall never be able to obliterate our mention,
nor will you ever be able to kill the revelation (that was revealed to us), nor
will you ever exalt to our position, nor will your shame ever be washed away.
Your view shall be proven futile, your days limited in number, and your wealth
wasted on the Day when the caller calls out, “The curse of Allah be upon the
oppressors.(11:18)” All praise is due to Allah, Lord of the Worlds, Who sealed
the life of our early ones with happiness and forgiveness, and that of our last
ones with martyrdom and mercy. We plead to Allah to complete His rewards for
them, grant them an increase, and recompense us pleasingly; He is the most
Merciful, the most Compassionate. Allah suffices us, and He is the best
May Allah bless Muhammad and his Pure, Immaculate Household