بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

اللهم صل على سيدنا محمد الفاتح لما أغلق والخاتم لما سبق ناصر الحق بالحق والهادي إلى صراطك المستقيم وعلى آله حق قدره ومقداره العظيم

Tariqa Tidjaniya

 

Seyyidina Sheikh Ahmed Tidjani (may ALLAH sanctify his precious secret) received secrets from which all disciples benefit including beginners. These secrets include the two prayers upon the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him): Salatul Fatithi and Djawharatu-l-Kamal (pearl of perfection) which contain great secrets and the Supreme Name of ALLAH (Ismullah el Azam).

This text concerns Djawharatul Kamal.

First and foremost, know that Djawharatu-l-Kamal is a meritorious and specific formula for particular people and so not for the commoners.

In the book Djawahiru-l-Ma’ani, it is written that this prayer was transmitted by the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) to Seyyidina Sheikh Ahmed Tidjani (may ALLAH sanctify his precious secret).

Sidi Hajj ‘Ali Harazim (may ALLAH be pleased with him) asked Seyyidina Sheikh Ahmed Tidjani (may ALLAH sanctify his precious secret) whether the words of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) after his death have the same status as when he was alive.

Seyyidina Sheikh Ahmed Tidjani (may ALLAH sanctify his precious secret) replied that with regards to the common affairs of the entire community everything was transmitted and definitively perfected before the death of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). However, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) transmitted specific things to particular people both during his lifetime and after his death without interruption.

A person who thinks that the prophetic irrigation of the community ceased upon the death of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) […] is unaware of the degree of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and lacks respect for him (peace and blessings be upon him). We fear that this person will die a nonbeliever if he does not repent for this belief and we seek protection from He who shows mercy to his servants.

Djawharatu-l-Kamal is among that which our most holy Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) conveyed to Seyyidina Sheikh Ahmed Tidjani (may ALLAH sanctify his precious secret) pointing out some of its particularities and merits:

- One recitation of the Djawharatu-l-Kamal reaps the same reward as three times the glorification performed by the entire world.

- For he who recites it seven times and more, the blessed spirit of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and that of the four Caliphs (may ALLAH be pleased with them) are present with him while he is reciting.

- For he who recites it regularly more than seven times, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) will love him in a special way and he will surely die a Wali.

- For he who recites it seven times before sleeping, in a state of complete purity, on a clean sheet/blanket, will see the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him).

  

Interpretation of the meaning of « The Pearl of Perfection » 

O ALLAH, bestow your benedictions and your peace upon the source of divine mercy,

and the brilliant diamond that infinitely realizes The Truth and that is the core of all understanding and meaning (that encompasses the focus of every understanding and meaning).

And the light of the creatures becoming human, the holder of the divine truth, the huge bolt of lightning cutting through the impending clouds of beneficial rain of divine mercy that fills every body (channel) of water, large (oceans) and small.

And your radiant light which fills the existence (shines on all existence) and encompasses every place.

O ALLAH bestow your benedictions and your peace upon the source of the truth, from which all the majestic noble realities are manifest, the source of the perfect knowledge, your path perfectly straight.

O ALLAH bestow your benedictions and your peace upon the manifestation of the truth with the truth, the supreme treasure, the flux coming from you and returning to you, the quintessence of the lights hidden from all knowledge,

May the benedictions of ALLAH be showered upon him and his family, benedictions through which You will grant us knowledge of him.