The representative of the supreme religious authority; Sheikh Abd al-Mahdi al-Karbala'i read during the sermon of the Friday prayer of the 7th Jumada Ula 1441 AH corresponding to January 3, 2020, held at the holy shrine of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) the text received from the office of the supreme religious authority in Najaf; his eminence Sayed al-Sistani in Najaf, which concluded with a supplication inspired from the one of the supplications of the Commander of the Faithful Ali Ibn Abi Taleb (peace be upon him), and al-Karbala'i called on the believers to repeat it, and this is the text of the supplication.
“O My God! Hearts are drawn to You, necks stretch (towards You), eyes are fixed (on You), steps are in motion (towards You) and bodies have turned lean. O My God! Hidden animosity has become manifest and the cauldrons of malice are boiling.
O My God! We complain to You of the absence of our Prophet, the numerousness of our enemy and the diffusion of our passions.”