Thawāb al-Aʿmāl

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Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward for wiping (with handkerchief) and abandoning wiping after ablution – Ḥadīth #1

My father رحمه الله said – it was narrated to me by Saʿd bin ʿAbd Allāh, from Salamah bin al-Khaṭṭāb, from Ibrāhīm bin Moḥammed al-Thaqafi, from ʿAlī bin Yaʿla, from Ibrāhīm bin Moḥammed bin Ḥamrān, from his father:

From Abī ʿAbd Allāh عليه السلام, who said: Whoever performs ablution and wipes himself (with a handkerchief), a good deed is written for him; and whoever performs ablution and does not wipe himself (with a handkerchief), until [the effects of] his ablution dries, thirty good deeds are written for him.

أبي ( ره ) قال حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن سلمة بن الخطاب عن إبراهيم بن محمد الثقفي عن علي بن يعلى عن إبراهيم بن محمد بن حمران عن أبيه عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام قال : من توضأ وتمندل كتبت له حسنة ومن توضأ ولم يتمندل حتى تجف وضوئه كتب له ثلاثون حسنة

Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward for the one who performs ablution like the ablution of ‘Amīr al-Mu’minīn صلوات الله عليه, and says like what he said – Ḥadīth #1

It was narrated to me by Moḥammed bin al-Ḥassan, who said – it was narrated to me by Moḥammed bin al-Ḥassan al-Ṣaffār, from ʿAlī bin Ḥassān al-Wāṣiṭi, from his uncle ʿAbd al-Raḥmān bin Kathīr al-Hāshimi – the servant of Moḥammed ibn ʿAlī:1

From Abī ʿAbd Allāh عليه السلام, who said: One day, ‘Amīr al-Mu’minīn عليه السلام was seated alongside his son Muhammad, when he said: Oh Moḥammed, bring me a container in which is water, so I can perform ablution for prayer.
So Moḥammed came to him with water, so he poured water with his right hand onto his left and said: ‘In the Name of Allāh, who made the water pure and did not Make it impure (Bismillah, alathi jaʿal al-mā’ ṭahūra wa lam yajʿalahu najsā).
Then he did istinjā’ (a purification of his private parts) and said: Oh Allāh! Fortify my loins and make it chaste, and veil my private parts, and forbid me from the Fire (Allāhumma ḥaṣṣin faraji, wa aʿiffahu, wastur ʿowrati waḥaramni ʿala al-nār).
Then he rinsed his mouth, and said: Oh Allāh! Make me meet my proofs on the day I meet You, and make my tongue to speak with Your remembrance (Allāhumma laqqinni ḥujjati yawma alqāka, wa aṭliq lisāni bi-dhikrika).
Then he rinsed his nose and said: Oh Allāh! Do not forbid upon me the aroma of the Paradise, and make me to be from the ones who would smell its aroma and smell and scent and its perfumes (Allāhumma lā tuḥarrim ʿalayya rīḥa al-jannati wajʿalni mimman yashammu rīḥaha wa rowḥaha wa rayḥānaha ṭībaha).
Then he (as) washed his face and said: Oh Allāh! Whiten my face on the day You blacken the faces, and do not blacken my face on the day You whiten the faces (Allāhumma bayyidh wajhi yawma taswaddu fīhi al-wujūh, wa lā tusawwid wajhi yawma tabyadhu al-wujūh).
Then he washed his right hand, and he said: Oh Allāh! give me my book in my right hand, and eternity in the Gardens by my left, call me to account with an easy reckoning. (Allāhumma aʿṭīni kitābi bi-yamīni wa al-khulda fi al-jināni bi-yasāri wa ḥāsibni ḥisāban yasīra)
Then he washed his left hand, and he said: Oh Allāh! do not give me my book in my left hand, and do not make it be chained to my neck, and I take refuge in You from the segments of the Fire (Allāhumma lā tuʿṭīni kitābo bi-shimāli wa lā tajʿalhā maghlūlatan ila ʿunuqi wa aʿūdhu bika min muqaṭṭaʿati al-nayrān).
Then he wiped his head, and he said: Oh Allāh! Cover me by Your Mercy, and Your Blessings, and Your Forgiveness (Allāhumma ghashini bi-raḥmatika wa barakātika wa ʿafwika).
Then he his feet, and he said: Oh Allāh! Make me to be steadfast upon the path on the day the feet would slip, and make my quest in what Pleases You from me, Oh Most Merciful of the Merciful. (Allāhumma thabbitni ʿala al-ṣirāṭi yawma tazillu fīhi all-aqdāmu wa ajʿal saʿyi fīma yurdhīka ʿanni, yā arḥam al-rāḥamīn).
Then he (as) raised his head and looked at Moḥammed, and he said: ‘O Moḥammed! The […]

Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward for whoever remembers the name of Allāh the almighty upon his ablution – Ḥadīth #2

It was narrated to me by Moḥammed bin al-Ḥassan al-Ṣaffār, from Muʿāwiyah bin Ḥakīm, from ʿAbd Allāh bin Mughīra, from ʿAbd Allāh Muskān:1

From Abī ʿAbd Allāh عليه السلام, who said: Whoever mentions Allāh upon his ablution, it is as if he has performed ghusl.2

1. The ḥadīth has a reliable chain. Also narrated in other books, such as Tahdhīb al-Aḥkām, with a reliable chain. (al-Majlisi, Malādh al-akhyār, Volume 3, Page 43)
2. Ghusl: A spiritual and jurisprudencially prescribed shower.

حدثني محمد بن الحسن الصفار عن معاوية بن حكيم عن عبد الله ابن المغيرة عن عبد الله بن مسكان عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام قال: من ذكر الله على وضوئه فكأنما اغتسل

Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward for whoever remembers the name of Allāh the almighty upon his ablution – Ḥadīth #1

It was narrated to me by Jaʿfar bin Moḥammed bin Masrūr, who said – it was narrated to me by al-Ḥassan bin Moḥammed bin ʿĀmir, from his uncle ʿAbd Allāh bin ʿĀmir, from Moḥammed bin ‘Ismāʿīl, from ʿAlī bin al-Ḥakam, from Dāwūd al-ʿAjali, from Abī Baṣīr:

From Abī ʿAbd Allāh عليه السلام, who said: Whoever performs ablution (wudhu) and mentions the name of Allāh – all his body is purified, and from one ablution to another abulition, it becomes an atonement from what is between them from the sins; and whoever does not mention his name, his body does not purify – except for what was touched by water.

حدثني جعفر بن محمد بن مسرور قال حدثني الحسن بن محمد بن عامر عن عمه عبد الله بن عامر عن محمد بن إسماعيل عن علي بن الحكم عن داود العجلي عن أبي بصير عن أبي عبد الله عليه السلام قال: من توضأ فذكر اسم الله طهر جميع جسده وكان الوضوء إلى الوضوء كفارة لما بينهما من الذنوب ومن لم يسم لم يطهر من جسده إلا ما أصابه الماء

Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward for the one who says “Bismillah” upon entering the toilet – Ḥadīth #1

My father رحمه الله said – it was narrated to me by ʿAlī bin Ibrāhīm, from his father, from al-Nawfil, from al-Sakūni, from Jaʿfar bin Moḥammed, from his father, from his forefathers عليهم السلام who said:1

‘Amīr al-Mu’minīn عليه السلام said: When one uncovers himself to urinate or the like, then he should say Bismillah, for indeed, the Satan will lower his gaze unil he finishes.

1. Also narrated in Tahdhīb al-Aḥkām with an authentic (Ṣaḥīḥ) chain. (al-Majlisi, Malādh al-akhyār, Volume 3, Page 28)

أبي ( ره ) قال حدثني علي بن إبراهيم عن أبيه عن النوفلي عن السكوني عن جعفر بن محمد عن أبيه عن آبائه عليهم السلام قال : قال أمير المؤمنين عليه السلام إذا تكشف أحدكم لبول أو غير ذلك فليقل بسم الله فان الشيطان يغض بصره حتى يفرغ

Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward for the one who attests to the Lordship of Allāh, the Prophethood of Moḥammed, and the Imāmate of ʿAlī, and fulfils what is obligatory upon him – Ḥadīth #1

It was narrated to me by Moḥammed bin Mūsa bin al-Mutawakkil, who said – it was narrated to me by Moḥammed bin Jaʿfar al-Asadi, who said – it was narrated to me by Mūsa bin ʿImrān, from al-Ḥassan bin Yazīd, from Moḥammed bin Sinān, from al-Mufadhal bin ʿUmar, who said:

Abū ʿAbd Allāh عليه السلام said: Indeed, Allāh, Blessed and High, made a guarantee for the believer.
He said: I said: And what is that [guarantee] ?
He said: He guaranteed for him that if he attests to His Lordship, and the Prophethood of Moḥammed, and the Imāmate of ʿAlī, and fulfils what Allāh made obligatory upon him; He will give him a dwelling place in near proximity to Him, and would not be veiled from him.
He said: I said: This, By Allāh, is the honour – that no other honour is like – and is the honour of the mortal men.
Abū ʿAbd Allāh عليه السلام said: Work a little – be rewarded in abundance.

حدثني محمد بن موسى بن المتوكل قال حدثني محمد بن جعفر الأسدي قال حدثني موسى بن عمران عن الحسن بن يزيد عن محمد بن سنان عن المفضل بن عمر قال: قال أبو عبد الله عليه السلام ان الله تبارك وتعالى ضمن للمؤمن ضمانا قال قلت وما هو؟ قال ضمن له إن هو أقر له بالربوبية ولمحمد صلى الله عليه وآله بالنبوة ولعلي عليه السلام بالإمامة وأدى ما افترض الله عليه أن يسكنه في جواره ولم يحتجب عنه، قال قلت: فهذه والله الكرامة التي لا يشبهها كرامة وهي كرامة الآدميين قال ثم قال أبو عبد الله عليه السلام: اعملوا قليلا تنعموا كثيرا

Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward [for having these] Ten Qualities – Ḥadīth #1

It was narrated to me by Moḥammed bin al-Ḥassan, who said – it was narrated to me by Moḥammed bin al-Ḥassan al-Ṣaffār, from al-ʿAbbās ibn Maʿrūf, from Saʿdān bin Muslim – and his name is ʿAbd al-Raḥmān bin Muslim, from al-Fadhāl ibn Yassār:

From Abī Jaʿfar عليه السلام, who said: Whoever meets Allāh with these ten qualities, will enter the Paradise:
1. Testifying that there is no god but Allāh,
2. And [testifying that] Moḥammed is The Messenger of Allāh.
3. Acknowledging with what he (The Messenger of Allāh) brought from Allāh.
4. Establishing Prayer.
5. Giving Charity.
6. Fasting the month of Ramadhān.
7. Pilgrimage to the House [of Allāh].
8. Befriending the friends of Allāh.
9. Disassociation from the enemies of Allāh.
10. Abstaining from every intoxicant.

حدثني محمد بن الحسن قال حدثني محمد بن الحسن الصفار عن العباس ابن معروف عن سعدان بن مسلم واسمه عبد الرحمن بن مسلم عن الفضل ابن يسار عن أبي جعفر عليه السلام قال: عشر خصال من لقي الله بهن دخل الجنة شهادة لا إله إلا الله وأن محمدا رسول الله والاقرار بما جاء به من عند الله وإقام الصلاة وإيتاء الزكاة وصوم شهر رمضان وحج البيت والولاية لأولياء الله والبراءة من أعداء الله واجتناب كل مسكر

Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward of the Intelligent – Ḥadīth #2

And with this chain, from Sayf bin ʿUmayra, from ‘Isḥāq bin ʿAmmār, who said:

Abū Abī ʿAbd Allāh عليه السلام said: Whomsoever has intellect, has religion (dīn); and whomsoever has religion enters the Paradise.

بهذا الاسناد، عن سيف بن عميرة عن إسحاق بن عمار قال: قال أبو عبد الله عليه السلام من كان عاقلا كان له دين ومن كان له دين دخل الجنة

Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward of the Intelligent – Ḥadīth #1

My father رحمه الله said – it was narrated to me by Aḥmed bin Idrīs, from Moḥammed bin Aḥmed, from Moḥammed ibn Ḥassān, from Abī Moḥammed al-Rāzi, from al-Ḥussain bin Yazīd, from Ibrāhīm bin Bakr ibn Samāl, from al-Fadhāl bin ʿUthmān, who said:

I heard Abā ʿAbd Allāh عليه السلام say: Whomsoever has intellect, Paradise is sealed (i.e. guaranteed) for him, if Allāh wills.

أبي (ره) قال حدثني أحمد بن إدريس عن محمد بن أحمد عن محمد ابن حسان عن أبي محمد الرازي عن الحسين بن يزيد عن إبراهيم بن بكر ابن سمال عن الفضل بن عثمان قال: سمعت أبا عبد الله عليه السلام يقول من كان عاقلا ختم له بالجنة إن شاء الله

Thawāb al-Aʿmāl, Reward for the one who extols Allāh, with what he has extolled Himself – Ḥadīth #1

My father رحمه الله said – it was narrated to me by Saʿd bin ʿAbd Allāh, from Aḥmed bin Moḥammed, from ibn Fadhālah, from ʿAbd Allāh bin Bukayr, from Zurara bin Aʿyun:1

From Abī ʿAbd Allāh عليه السلام, who said: Indeed, Allāh extols himself three times, every day and night. Therefore, whoever extols Allāh with what he has extolled Himself with – if he were to then be in a situation of misery – it would be turned into happiness.
I said to him: How is extolling done?
He said: You say: ‘You are Allāh, there is no god, but You, Lord of the Worlds.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; The Entirely Merciful, The Especially Merciful.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; The High, The Great.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; Master of the Day of Judgement.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; The Forgiving, The Especially Merciful.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; The Mighty, The Wise.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; who began everything, and to You it returns.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; You have not ceased to exist, nor can you cease to exist.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; Creator of good and evil.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; Creator of Heaven and the Fire.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; The One, The Self-sufficient, who does not beget, nor is he begotten, nor is there to Him any equivalent.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; The King, The Pure, The Perfection, The Bestower of Faith, The Overseer, The Mighty, The Compeller, The Superior. Exalted is Allāh above whatever they associate with Him.
You are Allāh,The Creator, The Inventor, The Fashioner; to Him belong the best names. Whatever is in the heavens and earth is exalting Him. And He is the Mighty, The Wise.
You are Allāh, there is no god, but You; The Most Great, for whom Greatness is Your garb.’

(Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant Rabb al-ʿālamīn.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant al-Raḥmān al-Raḥīm.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant al-ʿAli al-Kabīr.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant Maliki yowm al-Dīn.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant al-Ghafūr al-Raḥīm.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant al-ʿAzīz al-Ḥakīm.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant Bad’u kullu shay wa ilayka yaʿūd.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant lam tazal wa la tazāl.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant Khāliq ul-khair wal-sharr.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant Khāliq al-jannah wal-nār.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant al-Aḥad al-Ṣamad lam yalid wa lam yūlad walam yakun lahu kufwan aḥad
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant al-Malik al-Quddūs al-Salām al-Mu’min al-Muhayman al-ʿAzīz al-Jabbār al-Mutakabbar subḥānAllāh ʿammā yashrikoon
Ant Allāh al-Khāliq al-Bāri’ al-Muṣowir lak al-asamā’ al-ḥusna yusabiḥ laka mā fi al-samawāti wal-ardh wa inta al-ʿAzīz al-Ḥakīm.
Ant Allāh lā ilāha ila ant al-Kabīr, al-Kibriyā’u ridā’uk.)

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