Al-Khiṣāl > The Reward of Whoever Asks Forgiveness from the Exalted God Seventy Times On Each Day of the Month of Sha’ban
Hadith #1

24-5 حدثنا أبي رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله قال: حدثني موسى ابن جعفر البغدادي، عن محمد بن جمهور، عن عبد الله بن عبدالرحمن، عن محمد بن أبي حمزة، عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام قال:من قال في كل يوم من شعبان سبعين مرة: "أستغفر الله الذي لا إله إلا هو الرحمن الرحيم، الحي القيوم، وأتوب إليه" كتب في الافق المبين، قال: قلت: وما الافق المبين؟ قال: قاع بين يدي العرش فيها أنهار تطرد فيه من القدحان عدد النجوم

24-5 (The compiler of the book narrated) that his father - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Sa’ed ibn Abdullah quoted Musa ibn Ja’far al-Baghdady, on the authority of Muhammad ibn Jumhoor, on the authority of Abdullah ibn Abdul Rahman, on the authority of Muhammad ibn Abi Hamzih, on the authority of Aba Abdullah as-Sadiq (MGB), “Whoever says ‘I ask for forgiveness by God - who is the Beneficent the Merciful the Living the Standing - and I repent to Him (‘Istaqfurallah al’lazi la illaha illahuval Rahman ar-Rahim al-Hayel Qayyum va Atubu ellayh’) seventy times on every day of the month of Sha’aban, his name will be recorded on the Clear Horizon. ’”The narrator said, “I asked, ‘What is the Clear Horizon?’ The Imam (MGB) replied, ‘It is a plain in front of the Throne where there are many streams in which is poured as many cups as there are stars.’”