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In Praise of Mawla Ali

Imam Ali, Warrior of IslamO Allah, please accept this little anthem today in praise of Ali Maula that I strive to write, I pray. I am just a lowly human being, made of clay and therefore, I beseech you to help me stay forever in adoration of our Maula Ali. The Maula whose praises exceed the countless drops of sea.

Imam Ali, Warrior of Islam

 

 

 

 

 

 

O Allah, help me write an anthem today
In praise of Ali Mawla, in finest words, I pray.
I am just a lowly human being, made of clay
And therefore, I beseech you to help me relay
The praises in exaltation of Mawla Ali

Our Mawla who is exalted above every glory!
Our Mawla originates from that very Light, Divine,
From which has been created Prophet Mohammad to shine
And if our Prophet Mohammad’s glory glistens beyond
The glory of other prophets, Ali Mawla shares the bond.

O how I wish to relay
Praises of Mawla Ali
Our Mawla who is exalted above every glory!

Ali Mawla’s sacred name works as a miraculous healer
To all those who identify him as Allah’s will bearer.
Yes, the will of Allah is no different from the will of Mawla Ali
For Allah has willingly bought his ‘Nafs’ in exchange of ‘His’ decree.

O how I wish to relay
Praises of Mawla Ali
Our Mawla who is exalted above every glory!

It was on Ali Mawla’s doorstep that came down to rest the star of destiny
And thus, turning to him in faith guarantees for us good fortune’s company.
Ali Mawla retains the power to direct the Sun and the Moon by his word
And yet bows down in prostration to Allah, even under the shade of a sword.

O how I wish to relay
Praises of Mawla Ali
Our Mawla who is exalted above every glory!

If Nusayrees could only comprehend the bows of Ali Mawla’s submission
Before Allah, they would consider not Ali Mawla as Allah, without good reason.
In the heart of my hearts, I am thankful to Allah for making us understand
The exact and essential difference that is, between Allah and Allah’s hand.

O how I wish to relay
Praises of Mawla Ali
Our Mawla who is exalted above every glory!

Ali Mawla shines like our savior to protect us in hard times as Mushkil-Kusha;
Ali Mawla’s strength roars up to the Heavens, and crowns him as Sher-e-Khuda.
Ali Mawla’s sacred name on our lips instantly intensifies our belief;
Ali Mawla’s help is rendered almost immediately, as a sigh of relief.

O how I wish to relay
Praises of Mawla Ali
Our Mawla who is exalted above every glory!

O Allah, please accept this little anthem today
In praise of Ali Mawla that I strive to write, I pray.
I am just a lowly human being, made of clay
And therefore, I beseech you to help me stay
Forever in adoration of our Mawla Ali
The Mawla whose praises exceed the countless drops of sea.

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3 comments

  1. Excellent poem! Imam Ali (s) is truly our honor and our behavior brings his name disappointment..

  2. mashallah very beautiful 🙂

  3. thanks sis!
    allahumma solli ‘ala muhammad wa alihi muhammad

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