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Imaam ibn an-Najjaar narrates in his Taareekh with his chain of narrators, from Hadhrat Anas رضي الله عنه, that he said: I was sitting with (Hadhrat) `Aa'ishah (رضي الله عنها), giving her the glad-tidings of exoneration from blame, and she said: By Allaah, both near and far ones had deserted me, so much so that even the cats had deserted me. No food or drink was presented to me, so I was sitting, and I was hungry, so I saw in my dream a youngster, and he said to me: "What is wrong with you?" I said: "I am sad because of what the people have said." He said: "Call upon Allaah with this Du`aa, and He will grant you relief." I asked: "And what is it?" He said: "Say:
يَاسَابِغَ النِعَمِ, وَيَادَافِعَ النِقَمِ, وَيَافَارِجَ الغُمَمِ, وَيَا كَاشِفَ الظُلَمِ, وَيَا أَعْدَلَ مَنْ حَكَمَ, وَيَا حِسِيْبَ مَنْ ظَلَمَ, وَيَا وَلِيَّ مَنْ ظُلِمَ, وَيَا أَوَّلاً بِلَا بِدَايَةٍ, وَيَا آخِرَ بِلَا نِهَايَةٍ, وَيَا مَنْ لَهُ اسْمٌ بِلَا كُنْيَةٍ, إِجْعَلْ لِيْ مِنْ أَمْرِيْ فَرَجاً وَمَخْرَجاً,
Yaa Saabighan Ni`am, wa Yaa Daafi`an Niqam, wa Yaa Faarijal Ghumam, wa Yaa Kaashifazh Zhulam, wa Yaa A`dala man Hakam, wa Yaa Haseeba man Zhalam, wa Yaa Waliyya man Zhulim, wa Yaa Awallan bilaa Bidaayah, wa Yaa Aakhiram bilaa Nihaayah, wa Yaa Man Lahus-mun bilaa Kunyah, Ij`al lee min Amree Farajaw wa Makhrajaa.
(O One Who pours down favours; O Repeller of harms; O Reliever from all sorrows; O Dispeller of all darkness; O Most Just of all who judge; O Reckoner of the one who oppresses; O Helper of the one who is oppressed; O One Who is First without a beginning; O One Who is the Last without an end; O One Who has a Name without an agnomen: Make for me a relief and a way out from this affair of mine."
She said: "So I awoke, and I was full, and my thirst was quenched, and Allaah Ta`aalaa had sent down my relief (i.e. exonerated me from the accusations)."