Sunday, September 24, 2006

Oh Blessed Month! (poem)

Poem: A Blessed Month is Casting its Shadow upon Us!

By Noor Syed
Posted: 30 Sha'ban 1424, 4 October 2005

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Kind
A blessed month is casting its shadow upon us
A night of this month is better than a thousand months

Bear with patience for the sake of Ar-Rahman
It's a continuous training to strengthen our Imaan.

Glory be to Allah who sent Ramadan as a mercy to mankind
It's a purification of our soul, our heart, and our mind
With the most sincere devotion and love we fast
To be cleansed and free from sins of the past

Glorified is He, who choseth this holy month,
To test our sabr and fill our hearts with warmth

Of His Divine Light, His blessings shall glow,
The Seer of the unseen, all He does know

Ya Allah! For thee, let my breath be more pleasant than musk
Ya Allah! For thee, let me be thankful when day turns to dusk
My thoughts and heart are purified, my eyes truly see...
This blessed month, the month of spiritual rhapsody!

Ya Allah! For thee, my life I shall live!
Ya Allah! For thee, my soul I shall give!
In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Kind,
Praise be to Allah, Who sent Ramadan as a gift to mankind

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