English Translation for the Prayer of Jafar Tayyar (as)
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The prayer of Hz Jafar Tayyar (as) is one of great elixir and red gold. This prayer consists of 4 rakats total that are to be prayed in sets of 2. One should recite tashahud and salam in the 2nd and 4th rakats (ie this prayer should be prayed like one who performs fajr prayer twice). It has been narrated through reliable sources that the rewards for the recitation of this prayer are great such as the forgiveness of cardinal sins. The best time to recite this prayer is on Friday morning.
In the first rakat one should recite Sura Fatiha and Sura Zilzal.
In the second rakat one should recite Sura Fatiha and Sura Adiyat.
In the third rakat one should recite Sura Fatiha and Sura Nasr.
In the fourth rakat one should recite Sura Fatiha and Sura Tawhid.
Upon completing the recitation part one should recite the following 50 times (ie in each rakat after one has recited the suras):
Subhanallah wal hamdullilah wa la illaha illallah wa allahu akbar (All glory is for Allah, all praise is for Allah alone, there is no god except Allah and Allah is the greatest)
and he should repeat the same glorifications (tasbih) of Allah ten times in each of the following:
- While bowing down (ruku`),
- after rising from ruku`,
- while performing the first prostration (sajdah),
- after sitting up from the first prostration,
- while performing the second prostration,
- after sitting up from the second prostration (before standing up)
This should be done in each of the four rak`ats so that it finally numbers 300 times in total.
Ref: Mafatih al Jinaan