Weekly Salat: Ya Mu’akhir

We continue our journey through Sayyidi Habib Umar’s collection of prayers using Allah’s beautiful names.

In this collection, Habib Umar calls upon Allah by His beautiful names one by one and then asks Him to bestow prayers upon His Beloved by those names. Finally, he asks Allah for a portion of those attributes which belong to Allah and which He has bestowed upon His Messenger ﷺ. He thus teaches us about the attributes of Allah and His Messenger ﷺ and teaches us how to seek a portion of those attributes. 

اللَّهُمَّ يا اللهُ يا مُؤَخِّرُ صَلِّ على عَبْدِكَ و حَبِيبِكَ سَيِّدِنا مُحَمَّدٍ النَّبِيِّ آخِرِ النَّبِيِّينَ في البَعْثِ و على آلِهِ و صَحْبِهِ و سَلِّمْ تَسْلِيماً وأَخِّرْ بِهِ عَنِّي كُلَّ سُوْءٍ في الدَّارَيْنِ تَأْخِيرَاً

O Allah, the One who sets back who He wills, bestow abundant prayers and peace upon Your slave and beloved, our Master the Prophet Muhammad, the last Prophet to be sent, and upon his Family and Companions, and by him drive away from me all evil in the two abodes.