In the Naqshbandi Order, the daily awrad and the weekly congregational dhikr, known as Khatm-ul-Khwajagan, are important principles which the murid must not leave. The Khatm-ul-Khwajagan is done sitting with the Shaykh in congregation. This is held once a week, preferably on Thursday night or Friday, two hours before sunset. The Khatm-ul-Khwajagan is of two categories:

The Long Khatm Silent Part, counting with stones:

  1. Shahada 3 times;
  2. astaghfirullah 70 times;
  3. Shaykh recites the du`a: “Allahuma Ya Musabbib al-Asbaab, Ya Mufattih al-Abwaab, Ya Muqallib al-quloobi wa ‘l-absaar, Ya Daleel al-mutahayyireen, Ya Ghiyaath al-mustaghatheen, Ya Hayyu, Ya Qayyum, Ya Dhu ‘l-Jalaali wa ‘l-Ikraam! Wa ufawwidu amri il-Allah, inn-Allaha baseerun bi ‘l-`ibaad.”
  4. Rabitatu ‘sh-sharifa, connect your heart to the heart of the Shaykh, from him to the heart of the Prophet (s), the Prophet (s) will connect you to the Divine Presence;
  5. Fatiha 7 times;
  6. Salawat – prayer on Prophet (s) 100 times;
  7. Surat al-Inshirah 79 times;
  8. Surat al-Ikhlas 1001 times;
  9. Fatiha 7 times;
  10. Salawat 100 times;
  11. one person, by the order of the Shaykh will recite Qur’an;
  12. Ihda: presentation by the Shaykh as gift to the Prophet (s) and to the saints and Shaykhs of the Naqshbandi Order and all other orders:
    Ila hadarati ‘n-Nabi, salla-Allahu `alayhi wa sallam wa aalihi wa sahbihi ‘l-kiraam wa ila arwaahi ikhwanihi min al-anbiya’i wa ‘l-mursaleen wa ila arwaahi ‘l-a’immati ’l-arba` wa ila arwaahi mashaykhina fi ’t-tariqati-n-Naqshbandiyyati-l-`aliyya khaassatan ila Sayyidina `Abdu ’l-Khaliq Al- Ghujdawani wa Ahli ’l-Khwajagan, al-Fatiha.

Loud Part:

  1. ‘la ilaha ill-Allah’ 100 times;
  2. Ihda, Shaykh presents reward to Prophet (s) and all saints as a gift;
  3. ‘Allah, Allah’ 100 times;
  4. ‘Huwa, Huwa’ 33 times;
  5. ‘Haqq,  Haqq’ 33 times;
  6. ‘Hayy, Hayy’ 33 times;
  7. ‘Allahu, Allah Haqq’ 10 times;
  8. ‘Allahu, Allah Hayy’ 10 times;
  9. ‘Allah Hayy Ya Qayyum’ 10 times;
  10. ‘Ya Hu, Ya Hu, Ya Daa’im’ 3 times;
  11. ‘Allah Ya Hu, Ya Daa’im’ once;
  12. ‘Ya Daa’im, Ya Daa’im, Ya Daa’im Ya Allah’ two times;
  13. ‘Ya  Haleem, Ya  Haleem, Ya Haleem, Ya Allah’ two times;
  14. ‘Ya Hafeezh , Ya Hafeezh, Ya Hafeezh , Ya Allah’ two times;
  15. ‘Ya Lateef, Ya Lateef, Ya Lateef, Ya Allah’ two times;
  16. ‘Ya Ghaffaar, Ya Ghaffaar, Ya Ghaffaar, Ya Allah’ two times;
  17. ‘Ya Sattaar, Ya Sattaar, Ya Sattaar, Ya Allah’ two times;
  18. ‘Ya Fattaah, Ya Fattaah, Ya Fattaah, Ya Allah’ two times;
  19. ‘Ya Mujeeb, Ya Mujeeb, Ya Mujeeb, Ya Allah’ two times;
  20. ‘Ya Mu`izz, Ya Mu`izz, Ya Mu`izz, Ya Allah’ two times;
  21. ‘Ya Mu`een, Ya Mu`een, Ya Mu`een, Ya Allah’ two times;
  22. ‘Ya Wadud, Ya Wadud, Ya Wadud, Ya Allah’ two times;
  23. ‘Ya Rahman, Ya Rahman, Ya Rahman, Ya Allah’ two times;
  24. ‘Ya Raheem, Ya Raheem, Ya Raheem, Ya Allah’ two times;
  25. ‘Ya Hannaan, Ya Hannaan, Ya Hannaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  26. ‘Ya Mannaan, Ya Mannaan, Ya Mannaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  27. ‘Ya Dayyaan, Ya Dayyaan, Ya Dayyaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  28. ‘Ya Subhaan, Ya Subhaan, Ya Subhaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  29. ‘Ya Sultaan, Ya Sultaan, Ya Sultaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  30. ‘Ya Amaan, Ya Amaan, Ya Amaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  31. ‘Ya Allah, Ya Allah, Ya Allah, Ya Allah’ two times;
  32. ‘hasbunallah wa n`ima-l-Wakeel, n`ima-l-Mawla wa n`ima-n-Naseer, laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billahi-l-`Aliyyi-l-`Azheem’
  33. Salawat 10 times;
  34. Master of Salawat:
    `Alaa ashrafi ‘l-`alameena Sayyidina Muhammadin salawaat,
    `Alaa afdali ‘l-`alameena Sayyidina Muhammadin salawaat,
    `Alaa akmali’ l-`alameena Sayyidina Muhammadin salawaat.Salawaatu ‘Llaahi ta`alaa wa malaa’ikatihi wa anbiyaa’ihi wa rusulihi wa jami`ee khalqihi `alaa Muhammad wa `alaa aali Muhammad `alayhi wa `alayhimu ‘s-salaam wa rahmatullaahi ta`alaa wa barakatuh.Wa radiyy-Allahu tabaaraka wa ta`alaa `an-saadaatinaa as-haabi rasoolillaahi ajma`een. Wa `ani ‘t-taabi`eena bihim bi-ihsaanin, wa `ani ‘l-a’immati ’l-mujtahideen al-maadeen, wa `ani ‘l-`ulamaai ’l-muttaqeen, wa `ani ‘l-awliyaai ‘s-saaliheen, wa `an mashayikhinaa fi ‘t-tareeqati-n-naqshibandiyyati ‘l-`aliyyah, qaddas Allaahu ta`ala arwaahahumu ’z-zakiyya, wa nawwarr Allaahu ta`alaa adrihatamu ’l-mubaaraka, wa `adallaahu ta`alaa `alaynaa min barakaatihim wa fuyoodatihim daa’iman wa ‘l-hamdulillaahi rabbi ‘l-`alameen.
  35. Subhaana ya rabbee al-`ala ‘l-Wahhaab (du`a by Shaykh)
  36. Ihda, presenting the blessings of the Khatm to the Prophet (s) and all Naqshbandi saints and all other saints:
    Ila sharafi ‘n-nabi, salla-Allahu `alayhi wa sallam wa aalihi wa sahbihi ‘l-kiraam wa ila arwaahi ikhwanihi min al-anbiya’i wa ‘l-mursaleen wa ila arwaahi ‘l-a’immati ’l-arba` wa ila arwaahi mashaykhina fi ’t-tariqati-n-Naqshbandiyyati-l-`aliyya khaassatan ila ruhi imami-t-tariqah wa ghawthi ‘l-khaliqat khwaja Bahauddin Naqshband Muhammad al-uwaysi al-bukhari, wa ila sultanu ‘l-awliya shaykh `Abdullah al-Faiz ad-Daghestani wa ila shaykhina Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani Mu’ayyad ad-din wa saa’iri saadaatina wa ‘s-siddiqeena, al-Fatiha.

Short Khatam

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Section One (play in real time)

 

  1. astaghfirullah 25 times;
  2. Shaykh recites the du`a: “Allahuma Ya Musabbib al-Asbaab, Ya Mufattih al-Abwaab, Ya Muqallib al-quloobi wa ‘l-absaar, Ya Daleel al-mutahayyireen, Ya Ghiyaath al-mustaghatheen, Ya Hayyu, Ya Qayyum, Ya Dhu ‘l-Jalaali wa ‘l-Ikraam! Wa ufawwidu amri il-Allah, inn-Allaha baseerun bi ‘l-`ibaad.”
  3. Rabitatu ‘sh-sharifa, connect your heart to the heart of the Shaykh, from him to the heart of the Prophet (s), the Prophet (s) will connect you to the Divine Presence;
  4. Fatiha 7 times;
  5. Prayer on Prophet (s) 10 times;
  6. Surat al-Inshirah 7 times;
  7. Surat al-Ikhlas 11 times;
  8. Fatiha 7 times;
  9. Salawat 10 times;

Section Two

  1. one person, by the order of the Shaykh will recite Qur’an;
  2. Ihda: presentation by the Shaykh as gift to the Prophet (s) and to the saints and Shaykhs of the Naqshbandi Order and all other orders:
    Ila hadarati ‘n-Nabi, salla-Allahu `alayhi wa sallam wa aalihi wa sahbihi ‘l-kiraam wa ila arwaahi ikhwanihi min al-anbiya’i wa ‘l-mursaleen wa ila arwaahi ‘l-a’immati ’l-arba` wa ila arwaahi mashaykhina fi ’t-tariqati-n-Naqshbandiyyati-l-`aliyya khaassatan ila Sayyidina `Abdu ’l-Khaliq Al- Ghujdawani wa Ahli ’l-Khwajagan, al-Fatiha.

Section Three

‘la ilaha ill-Allah’ 100 times;

Section Four

  1. ila hadrat sayyidina wa nabiyyina Muhammad Rasoolullah, Salla’ Llahu ta`ala `alayhi wa `alaa aalihi wa sallam
  2. La ilaha ill-Allah – Muhammadun Rasoolullah, `alayhi Salatu ‘Llah; 3 times
  3. La ilaha ill-Allah – Muhammadun Habibullah, `alayhi Salatu ‘Llah; 3 times
  4. La ilaha ill-Allah – Muhammadun Khalilullah, `alayhi Salatu ‘Llah; 3 times
  5. La ilaha ill-Allah – Muhammadun Safiyyullah, `alayhi Salatu ‘Llah; 3 times
  6. La ilaha ill-Allah – Muhammadun Nabiyyullah, `alayhi Salatu ‘Llah; 3 times
  7. La ilaha ill-Allah – Muhammadun Shafi`ullah, `alayhi Salatu ‘Llah; 3 times
  8. Ihda, Shaykh presents reward to Prophet (s) and all saints as a gift:
    Ila hadarati ‘n-Nabi, salla-Allahu `alayhi wa sallam wa aalihi wa sahbihi ‘l-kiraam wa ila arwaahi  wa ila saa’iri sadaatina wa ’s-siddiqiyoona, al-Fatiha.

Section Five

  1. ‘Allah, Allah’ 100 times;
  2. ‘hasbunallah wa n`ima-l-Wakeel, n`ima-l-Mawla wa n`ima-n-Naseer, laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billahi-l-`Aliyyi-l-`Azheem’

Section Six

  1. ‘Hu, Hu; 33 times;
  2. ‘hasbunallah wa n`ima-l-Wakeel, n`ima-l-Mawla wa n`ima-n-Naseer, laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billahi-l-`Aliyyi-l-`Azheem’
  3. ‘haqq, haqq; 33 times;
  4. ‘hasbunallah wa n`ima-l-Wakeel, n`ima-l-Mawla wa n`ima-n-Naseer, laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billahi-l-`Aliyyi-l-`Azheem’
  5. ‘hayy, ‘hayy’ 33 times;
  6. ‘hasbunallah wa n`ima-l-Wakeel, n`ima-l-Mawla wa n`ima-n-Naseer, laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billahi-l-`Aliyyi-l-`Azheem’
  7. ‘Allahu, Allah Haqq’ 3 times;
  8. ‘Allahu, Allah Hayy’ 3 times;
  9. ‘Allah hayy Ya Qayyum’ 10 times
  10. ‘hasbunallah wa n`ima-l-Wakeel, n`ima-l-Mawla wa n`ima-n-Naseer, laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billahi-l-`Aliyyi-l-`Azheem’

Section Seven

  1. ‘Ya Hu, Ya Hu, Ya Daa’im’ 3 times;
  2. ‘Allah Ya Hu, Ya Daa’im’ once;
  3. ‘Ya Daa’im, Ya Daa’im, Ya Daa’im Ya Allah’ two times;
  4. Ya Haleem, Ya Haleem, Ya Haleem, Ya Allah’ two times;
  5. ‘Ya Hafeezh , Ya Hafeezh, Ya Hafeezh , Ya Allah’ two times;
  6. ‘Ya Lateef, Ya Lateef, Ya Lateef, Ya Allah’ two times;
  7. ‘Ya Ghaffaar, Ya Ghaffaar, Ya Ghaffaar, Ya Allah’ two times;
  8. ‘Ya Sattaar, Ya Sattaar, Ya Sattaar, Ya Allah’ two times;
  9. ‘Ya Fattaah, Ya Fattaah, Ya Fattaah, Ya Allah’ two times;
  10. ‘Ya Mujeeb, Ya Mujeeb, Ya Mujeeb, Ya Allah’ two times;
  11. ‘Ya Mu`izz, Ya Mu`izz, Ya Mu`izz, Ya Allah’ two times;
  12. ‘Ya Mu`een, Ya Mu`een, Ya Mu`een, Ya Allah’ two times;
  13. Ya Wadud, Ya Wadud, Ya Wadud, Ya Allah’ two times;
  14. ‘Ya Rahman, Ya Rahman, Ya Rahman, Ya Allah’ two times;
  15. ‘Ya Raheem, Ya Raheem, Ya Raheem, Ya Allah’ two times;
  16. ‘Ya Hannaan, Ya Hannaan, Ya Hannaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  17. ‘Ya Mannaan, Ya Mannaan, Ya Mannaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  18. ‘Ya Dayyaan, Ya Dayyaan, Ya Dayyaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  19. ‘Ya Subhan, Ya Subhan, Ya Subhaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  20. ‘Ya Sultaan, Ya Sultaan, Ya Sultan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  21. ‘Ya Amaan, Ya Amaan, Ya Amaan, Ya Allah’ two times;
  22. ‘Ya Allah, Ya Allah, Ya Allah, Ya Allah’ 4 times + 7 times;
  23. ‘hasbunallah wa n`ima-l-Wakeel, n`ima-l-Mawla wa n`ima-n-Naseer, laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billahi-l-`Aliyyi-l-`Azheem’

Section Eight

  1. Bismillah ir-rahman ir-raheem; 25 times
  2. ‘hasbunallah wa n`ima-l-Wakeel, n`ima-l-Mawla wa n`ima-n-Naseer, laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billahi-l-`Aliyyi-l-`Azheem’
  3. Inna Allaha wa mala’ikatuhu yusalloona `ala ‘n-Nabi, Ya ayyuha alladheena aamanoo, salloo `alayhi, salloo` alayhi wa sallimoo tasleema
  4. Salawat 10 times;
  5. Master of Salawat:
    `Alaa ashrafi ‘l-`alameena Sayyidina Muhammadin salawaat,
    `Alaa afdali ‘l-`alameena Sayyidina Muhammadin salawaat,
    `Alaa akmali’ l-`alameena Sayyidina Muhammadin salawaat.Salawaatu ‘Llaahi ta`alaa wa malaa’ikatihi wa anbiyaa’ihi wa rusulihi wa jami`ee khalqihi `alaa Muhammad wa `alaa aali Muhammad `alayhi wa `alayhimu ‘s-salaam wa rahmatullaahi ta`alaa wa barakatuh.
    Wa radiyy-Allahu tabaaraka wa ta`alaa `an-saadaatinaa as-haabi rasoolillaahi ajma`een. Wa `ani ‘t-taabi`eena bihim bi-ihsaanin, wa `ani ‘l-a’immati ’l-mujtahideen al-maadeen, wa `ani ‘l-`ulamaai ’l-muttaqeen, wa `ani ‘l-awliyaai ‘s-saaliheen, wa `an mashayikhinaa fi ‘t-tareeqati-n-naqshibandiyyati ‘l-`aliyyah, qaddas Allaahu ta`ala arwaahahumu ’z-zakiyya, wa nawwarr Allaahu ta`alaa adrihatamu ’l-mubaaraka, wa `adallaahu ta`alaa `alaynaa min barakaatihim wa fuyoodatihim daa’iman wa ‘l-hamdulillaahi rabbi ‘l-`alameen.
  6. Subhaana ya rabbee al-`ala ‘l-Wahhaab (du`a by Shaykh)
  7. Ihda, presenting the blessings of the Khatm to the Prophet (s) and all Naqshbandi saints and all other saints:
    Ila sharafi ‘n-nabi, salla-Allahu `alayhi wa sallam wa aalihi wa sahbihi ‘l-kiraam wa ila arwaahi ikhwanihi min al-anbiya’i wa ‘l-mursaleen wa ila arwaahi ‘l-a’immati ’l-arba` wa ila arwaahi mashaykhina fi ’t-tariqati-n-Naqshbandiyyati-l-`aliyya khaassatan ila ruhi imami-t-tariqah wa ghawthi ‘l-khaliqat khwaja Bahauddin Naqshband Muhammad al-uwaysi al-bukhari, wa ila sultanu ‘l-awliya shaykh `Abdullah al-Faiz ad-Daghestani wa ila shaykhina Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani Mu’ayyad ad-din wa saa’iri saadaatina wa ‘s-siddiqeena, al-Fatiha.