[6/33] al-Kafi: Muhammad b. Ismail from al-Fadhl b. Shadhan from Ibn Abi Umayr from Mansur b. Hazm from Abi Abdillah عليه السلام who said: the messenger of Allāh صلى الله عليه وآله said: sitting with the people of religion is an honour in the world and the hereafter.
[5/32] Ilal al-Sharai: From my father (Ali b. al-Husayn b. Babawayh) from Sa’d from Ibn Yazid from Hammad from Hariz from Zurara and Muhammad b. Muslim and Burayd all of whom said: a man said to Abi Abdillah عليه السلام: I have a son – I do wish for him to ask you about the Halal and the Haram and not about that which does not concern him, so he said: and do the people ask about a subject better than the Halal and the Haram?!
[4/31] al-Uyun: al-Qattan and al-Naqqash and al-Taliqani all together from Ahmad al-Hamdani from Ali b. al-Hasan b. Ali b. Fadhal from his father who said: al-Ridha عليه السلام said: whoever recalls our trials and weeps and makes others weep his eye will not weep on the day when the eyes will weep, and whoever organizes a gathering enlivening in it our affair his heart will not die on the day when the hearts will die.
[2/-] al-Kafi: Muhammad b. Yahya from Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Isa from Hammad b. Isa from Hariz from Zurara and Muhammad b. Muslim and Burayd al-Ijli they said: Abu Abdillah عليه السلام said to Humran b. A’yan in regards a matter he had asked him about: the people are destroyed because they do not ask questions.
[1/29] al-Kafi: Ali b. Ibrahim from Muhammad b. Isa b. Ubayd from Yunus b. Abd al-Rahman from Abi Ja’far al-Ahwal from Abi Abdillah عليه السلام who said: the people are not absolved (freed of responsibility) unless they ask and comprehend and recognize their Imam and it absolves them to take what he (the Imam) says even if it is in Taqiyya (said in dissimulation).