Your Lord has also noted down your deeds as you have noted down ours. Surely Allah has with Him a book that speaks and in which are recorded all deeds whether big or small. And just as you desire that Allah may forgive your sins, in the same manner you too forgive and overlook ours. 0 Ali bin Husain ! Ponder upon Your state in Qayamat when you will be standing in front of the Almighty, for Allah is just and will not do injustice nor oppress anyone even equal to the size of a mustard seed.
Then you too overlook our faults and forgive us so that Allah may forgive you on the day of Qayamat. For Verily Allah says in the Qur'an: And they should pardon and turn away. Do you not love that Allah should forgive you. (Surah-an-Noor : 22). Thus Imam Zainul Abidin (A.S.) requested His male and female servants to repeat these words again and again, and they did so. He stood in their midst and wept and asked for Allah's forgiveness, and say, "0 Allah! You have ordered us to forgive. O Allah we have forgiven all their faults and mistakes, so You too forgive our sins, for You are the Best Forgiver. O Allah You have commanded us not to let go any beggar empty-handed from our doors, so You too do not turn us empty-handed from
Your door. 0 Allah You have commanded us not to let to any beggar empty-handed from Your doors. 0 Allah! We have also come to Your door like beggars, and crave for