Ja'fari, Beloved Imam

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Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul
Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul

Father of the path of imaan
Guardian of the Ahl al-Bayt
Destiny of dust and torment
Abandoned at Madinah's gate

Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul
Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul

Murdered they the light of Islam
Tortured they God's holy word
Moved by naught but evil Shaytan
Ja'fari, your voice still heard

Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul
Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul

Lonely was the path of Allah
For the teacher of the world
Heir of Kufa and Karbala
Treachery would be unfurled
Speaketh he the words of rahmah
Teacheth he the way of God
Leadeth he the holy ummah
On the path Rasul had trod

Fragrant torture, holy Zahra
Fragrant torture, holy Zahra
Essence of the pure Kawthar

Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul
Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul

Ya Rasul Allah, your pure ones
Tasted they the poisoned lie
Ya Habeeb Allah, your sweet sons
Enemies they would defy
Murdered they in mosque and minbar
Poisoned them with gladdened eyes
Centuries of hate and malice
Modern faces cannot hide

See the garden of sweet Zahra
See the garden of Sajjad
See the place of Holy Sadiq
See the murder of Hijaz

Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul
Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul

Ya Amir al-Morteza
Witnessed you the foulest deeds
Ya Husain of Karbala
Murdered with the flaming steeds
Ya sweet Zain al-'Aabideen
Poisoned they your heart so pure
Wherever on earth is found al-Sadiq
Pious mu'mins must endure

Blidned with tears of mourning
Tortured hearts they yearn for good
Centuries of lonely yearning
The ummah's heart is like Ya'qoubs

Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul
Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul

Ya Imam Aba Abdillah
Founder of the school of truth
Learned one above all others
Illumination of Mahmoud
Seeker of nearness to Allah
Oppression for him lingers on

Never will we leave al-Saadiq
Never will we leave Zahraa
Jennat-ul-Baqi is our land
Precious as the sweet Ka'bah

Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul
Ja'fari, beloved Imam; Sadiqi, light of Rasul