James Tate Passing & Poem
American poet, James Tate, died on July 8, 2015, at the age of 71. A wry writer of Patchen-like slightly nonsense narratives, …
Shaykh Abdalhaqq Bewley has transmitted this beautiful du’a for Lailat al-Qadir (Night of Power, among the odd numbered last ten days of Ramadan, commonly the 27th), given to him one Ramadan by our shaykh Muhammad ibn al-Habib (raheemahullah) of Meknes:
innaka anta afuwwun
(my phonetic transcription from a video recitation)
You are The Pardoning,
You love to pardon,
so pardon us.