1. States the one who hopes to receive the Mer cy of the Powerful/ Ahmad, known as al-Dardir:
  2. Praise belongs to Allah, the Sublime, the Indivisibly One/ the Knower (of everything), the Single, the One beyond need, the Magnificent!
  3. And the best of benedictions and salutations/ be upon the Prophet, the noble and chosen one!
  4. And likewise upon his household and pure companions/ especiall y his dear friend in the cave (Abu Bakr al-Siddiq).
  5. This is a noble text on faith and belief/ which I named “the Lustrous Untouched Pearl”.

al-Kharida al-Bahiyya - The Lustrous Untouched Pearl

Imam Ahmad al-Dardir