الرسالة ۱۵

و كان عليه السلام يقول إذا لقي العدو محاربا

اللهم الیک افضت القلوب و مدت الاعناق و شخصت الابصار و نقلت الاقدام و انضیت الابدان اللهم قد صرح مکنون الشنآن و جاشت مراجل الاضغان اللهم انا نشکو الیک غیبه نبینا و کثره عدونا و تشتت اهوائنا ربنا افتح بیننا و بین قومنا بالحق و انت خیر الفاتحین

Letter 15

A Letter from Imam Ali (a.s)

[Whenever Imam Ali (a) faced an enemy he invoked Allah in the following words.] O Lord! Our hearts seek Your Protection, our faces turn to You, our eyes look towards You, our feet move towards Your path and our bodies sincerely submit to Your command. O Lord! Hidden hostilities and concealed spite are exposed, hearts are boiling over with envy and malice. O Lord! We place before You our difficulties, the absence of the Holy Prophet (s) from amongst us, the abundance of enemies, the disappointments and frustrations which face us. O Lord! Let truth prevail and let our people realize justice, honesty and piety of our case.