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Mafātīḥ al-jinān (Arabic: مفاتیح الجنان) by Shaykh Abbas Qummi is the most popular book of supplication in the Shi'a world. It contains du'as, supplications, Ziyara texts, practices specific to certain days, months, and occasions, religious practices and manners, as well as some anecdotes narrated from the Prophet (s), Imams (a), and Islamic scholars.Before Mafatih al-jinan, other du'a books were used by the Shi'ites. The compiler of Mafatih al-jinan has included content from other books including Iqbal al-a'mal by al-Sayyid b. Tawus, Misbah by al-Kaf'ami, and Zad al-ma'ad by al-'Allama al-Majlisi.Mafatih al-jinan was very well received soon after it was published. Nowadays, it can be found in almost all houses, mosques, and Islamic centers.The compiler has included his al-Baqiyat al-salihat to Mafatih al-jinan which has been published in the margin of various editions.Also, two books of Mafatih-i nuwin and Mafatih al-hayat have been published. The former aims to improve the authenticity of Mafatih al-jinan and the latter to complete it.

Shaykh 'Abbas Qummi wrote Mafatih al-jinan in 1344/1925-1926 and it was published in Mashhad for the first time.[10]

Presently, Mafatih al-jinan is being published by a multitude of publishers in various forms, and it seems almost impossible to state the number of all the published editions.

Since the Mafatih al-jinan in full form is a large book, and it is not easy to be carried, many publishers have frequently published selections of it.

This book has been copied by some great calligraphers such as Tahir Khushniwis, Misbahzada, Mirza Ahmad Zanjani Katib, etc. in Naskh and Nasta'liq (two calligraphic styles). Tahir Khushniwis has written this book in neat calligraphy five times.



Shaykh Abbas Qummi the compiler of Mafatih al-jinan.

Main article: Shaykh Abbas Qummi

'Abbas b. Muhammad Rida al-Qummi (b. 1294/1877-8 - d. 1359/1941), known as Shaykh Abbas Qummi and Muhaddith Qummi, was a Shiite scholar of the fourteenth/twentieth century. He was well-known in hadiths and history as well as preaching and orations. Shaykh Abbas Qummi wrote many books, the best-known of which are Mafatih al-jinan, Safinat al-bihar, and Muntaha al-amal. He died in Najaf in Dhu l-Hijja 22, 1359/January 21, 1941 and was buried in the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (a).[1] His son has quoted that his father wrote this book while he has wudu.



Mafātīḥ al-jinān (Arabic: مفاتیح الجنان) Arabic only

SKU: KB 78700

    • Hardbond: 830 pages
    • Publisher: Osveh Pub. Women, Iran
    • Language: Arabic Only
    • ISBN: 978-964-542-394-8
    • Package Dimensions: 8 x 11 Inches
    • Shipping Weight: 3 ounces
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