Shia Du’a (Saname Quraish) Curses Two of Prophet’s Wives
A very famous Shia du’a called “Saname Quraish” condemns Abu Bakr (ุฑุถูู ุงููู ุนูู) and Umar bin Khattab (ุฑุถูู ุงููู ุนูู), as well as their two daughters: Aisha bint Abu Bakr (ุฑุถูู ุงููู ุนููุง) and Hafsa bint Umar bin Khattab (ุฑุถูู ุงููู ุนููุง), the two lovely wives of the Prophet (ุตููู ุงููู ุนููู ูุขูู ูุณููู ). In this du’a, Abu Bakr (ุฑุถูู ุงููู ุนูู) and Umar (ุฑุถูู ุงููู ุนูู) are referred to as the “two idols of Quraish.” And their daughters are condemned alongside them. We do not know how the Shia can look us in the face and say that they don’t hate the Prophet’s wives.
That du’a is available on the following Shia site: http://www.duas.org/alaviya/dua-120.htm
Duas.org saysโIn the name of Allah the Beneficent the Merciful.
O Allah! Curse the two idols of Quraish [Abu Bakr and Umar]…and their two daughters [Aisha and Hafsa]. Rebuke them, they have consumed Your sustenance and have denied Your obligations. Both have discarded Your commands, have rejected Your revelation, have disobeyed Your Prophet, have destroyed Your religion, have distorted Your book, have made Your laws ineffective, have declared Your obligatory actions as incorrect, have disbelieved in Your signs, have oppressed Your friends, have loved Your enemies, have spread corruption among Your people, [and] have made Your world incur losses.
O Allah! Send Your curses on them and their helpers as they have ruined the house of Your prophet, have dug the door of his house, broken the roof, have brought down the walls, have made the skies [into] the ground, have destroyed its inhabitants, have killed their supporters, have put to death their children, have deserted his pulpit…
O Allah, send Your chastisement on them to the extent of the [combined] sins of every disobedient person.
…and to the number of pious people whom they have troubled, and whom they have driven out of their cities and [thereby] helped the disbelievers, and the Imam on whom they were cruel…
…and [they] have changed the obligatory laws, and have destroyed the practise of the Holy Prophet.
…and whatever evils they have concealed, the blood which they have shed…
[They] have changed the goodness and have altered the commands, have created disbelief…
…the lie for which they have cheated, the inheritance which they have plundered…
…[they have] stopped the booties from [being given to] them, and [they] have consumed the prohibited wealth, and that ‘Khums’ (the fifth part) which they considered as permitted for them, and that evil whose foundation was put, and that cruelty which they made common, that oppression which they spread, those promises which they dishonored, those covenants which they broke, those lawful things which they termed as unlawful, and those unlawful things which they termed as lawful, that hypocrisy which they have concealed in their hearts…
…and to the amount of treachery which they bore in their hearts, and those stomachs which they have split open…and that door which they broke-open, and those gatherings which they dispersed and those degraded people whom they gave honor to, and those honorable people whom they insulted, and by the number of rights which they have usurped…
…and the order of the Imam which they opposed, bestow Your wrath on them to the extent of their atrocities!
O Allah! Your curses on them to the extent of alteration in the Quran and the covering of truth, rendering the will worthless, and breaking the promises, and declaring all the claims as void, refusing all allegiances, presenting excuses, introducing breach of trust…Bestow Your curses on them!
O Allah curse those two, secretly and openly, with such a beating which is forever continuous, nonstop and innumberable. Such a whipping which commences in the morning but does not end at night.*
Such a beating should be on those tyrants, and their helpers, their assistance, their friends and their lovers, those attracted to them and those who acknowledge their deeds, those who present proof for them, and those who follow their words, and those who approve their actions.
(Then recite four times).
O Allah! Send such a harsh chastisement upon them that the dwellers of Hell start screaming. O Lord of the Universe, accept this prayer from me.source: http://www.duas.org/alaviya/dua-120.htmโ
This is the Supplication of the Two idols of Quraysh, which the Shia bestowed a great importance to and the Shia scholars consider it as a valid supplication.
The Shia claim that Ali ibn Abi Talib used to recite Du’a Saname Quraish in the Qunoot of his prayers, and that he said:
“He who recites this Du’a is (in terms of reward) like a marksman who have shot 1000 arrows in the battle of Badr and Uhud beside the Prophet.”
- Mustadrak al-Wasa’il, v4, p405, Hadith #5021
- Bihar al-Anwar, v82/85, p260, Hadith #5
The Shia scholars who mentioned that supplication in their books are many and not limited to:
3. Al-Nouri Al-Tubrisi
4. Asadallah Al-Haeiri
5. Murtada Hussain
6. Mandhoor Hussain
8. Al-damad Al-Hussaini
11. Abu Al-Hassan Al-Amily
12. Abdullah Shubbar
14. Mirza Habeeballah
15. and many more…
The above are all Ayatollahs, who have the highest rank in the Shia hierarchy. And perhaps the most powerful of them who accepted it was Ayatollah Khomeini.
In a book called “Tuhfat Al-Owam Maqbool”, the following scholars agreed on the authenticity of the du’a of the two idols of Quraish:
1. Ayatollah Sayyed Muhsin Hakeem Al-Tabtiba’ei
2. Ayatollah Sayyed Abu Al-Qasim Al-Kho’ei
3. Ayatollah Sayyed Rouhallah Khomenie
4. Ayatollah Sayyed Mahmoud Al-Shamroudi
5. Ayatollah Sayyed Muhamed Kazim Shari’atmdar
6. Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Al-Naqi Al-Naqari
The famous du’a is also mentioned in the esteemed Shia book, “Bihar Al Anwar” (p.260) by Allama Majlisi. You can see this here: http://www.al-shia.com/html/ara/books/behar/behar82/125.htm
In the following Shia Hadith, we read that the the two idols (al Lat and al Uza) are the code-names for Abu Bakr and Umar, on p.283 of Bihar Al Anwar:
- ู : ุงูุณูุงูู ุ ุนู ุงูุงุณุฏู ุ ุนู ุณูู ุ ุนู ุนุจุฏุงูุนุธูู
ุงูุญุณูู ูุงู : ููุช ูู
ุฏุจู ุนูู ุจู ู
: ุฅูู ูุงุฑุฌู ุฃู ุชููู ุงููุงุฆู
ู ุฃูู ุจูุช ู
ุฏ ุงูุฐู ูู
ูุง ุงูุงุฑุถ ูุณุทุง ูุนุฏูุง ูู
ุง ูุฌูุฑุง ุ ููุงู ุนููู ุงูุณูุงู
: ูุง ุฃุจุงุงููุงุณู
ูุง ุฅูุง ูุงุฆู
ุฑุงููู ุนุฒูุฌู ููุงุฏ ุฅูู ุฏููู ุ ูููู ุงููุงุฆู
ุงูุฐู ูุทูุฑ ุงููู ุจู ุงูุงุฑุถ ู
ู ุฃูู ุงูููุฑ ูุงูุฌุญูุฏ ุ ููู
ูุง ูุง ุนุฏูุง ููุณุทุง ูู ุงูุฐู ูุฎูู ุนูู ุงููุงุณ ููุงุฏุชู ููุบูุจ ุนููู
ุดุฎุตู ุ ููุญุฑู
ูุชู ุ ููู ุณู
ู ุฑุณูู ุงููู ููููู ุ ููู ุงูุฐู ุชุทูู ูู ุงูุงุฑุถ ุ ููุฐู ูู ูู ุตุนุจ ุ ูุฌุชู
ุน ุฅููู ุฃุตุญุงุจู ุนุฏุฉ ุฃูู ุจุฏุฑ ุซูุงุซู
ุงุฆุฉ ูุซูุงุซุฉ ุนุดุฑ ุฑุฌูุง ู
ู ุฃูุงุตู ุงูุงุฑุถ ูุฐูู ููู ุงููู ุนุฒูุฌู ” ุฃููู
ุง ุชููููุง ูุฃุช ุจูู
ูุนุง ุฅู ุงููู ุนูู ูู ุดุฆ ูุฏูุฑ ” ( 2 ) .
ูุฅุฐุง ุงุฌุชู ุนุช ูู ูุฐู ุงูุนุฏุฉ ู ู ุฃูู ุงูุงุฎูุงุต ุฃุธูุฑ ุฃู ุฑู ุ ูุฅุฐุง ุฃูู ู ูู ุงูุนูุฏ ุ ููู ุนุดุฑุฉ ุขูุงู ุฑุฌู ุ ุฎุฑุฌ ุจุฅุฐู ุงููู ุนุฒูุฌู ุ ููุง ูุฒุงู ููุชู ุฃุนุฏุงุก ุงููู ุญุชู ูุฑุถู ุงููู ุนุฒูุฌู .
ูุงู ุนุจุฏุงูุนุธูู : ูููุช ูู : ูุงุณูุฏู ูููู ูุนูู ุฃู ุงููู ูุฏ ุฑุถู ุ ูุงู : ูููู ูู ููุจู ุงูุฑุญู ุฉ .
ูุงุฐุง ุฏุฎู ุงูู ุฏููุฉ ุฃุฎุฑุฌ ุงููุงุช ูุงูุนุฒ ู ูุฃุญุฑููู ุง
On page 284, you can read the Sharh by Allamah Majlissi about al Lat and al ‘Uza, in which Allamah Majlisi states that these are names for Abu Bakr and Umar:
ุจูุงู : ูุนูู ุจุงููุงุช ูุงูุนุฒู ุตูู
ู ูุฑูุด ุฃุจุงุจูุฑ ูุนู
Scan of the du’a:
* There are many Shia narrations which talk about the beating the Prophet’s wife will endure at the hands of Imam Mehdi:
โWhen the Twelvth Imam returns, Aisha will be raised from the dead so as to be whipped as due punishment.โ (Al Shafi, Vol. No. 2, Page No. 108)
โWhen the Twelvth Imam returns, he will bring Aisha to life so as to torment her.โ (Haq-ul-Yaqeen, Page No. 139)
โImam Mehdi will punish Aisha with stripes.โ (Hayat-ul-Quloob, Vol. No. 2, Page No. 901)
โWhen Imam Mahdi arrives, Aisha will be resurrected so that she may be given a prescribed punishment and that Fatima be vindicated.โ (Mullah Baqir Majlisi, Haqqul Yaqeen, p. 347)