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[Forty-Seven Sayings About Imam Ali (A.S) From Prophet (P.B.U.H)]

1) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The title of the believer’s book is love for Ali (A.S).”

Al-Manaqib of Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 243; Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khatib Al-Baghdadi, 4/410; Al-Jami^ of Al-Sayuti, 2/145; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda.

2) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “There is no sword but Dhul-Fiqar, and there is no man but Ali (A.S).”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 2/385; Sunan Al-Bayhaqi, 3/376; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 197; Al-Tabari, 2/514; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/190.

3) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The carrier of my flag in this life and the Hereafter is Ali (A.S).”

Kenz Al-Omal, 6/122; Al-Tabari, 2/201; Al-Khawarizmi, 250; Al-Fadha’il of Ahmad, 253; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 42/200.

4) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “My Lord commanded me to close all the doors except the door of Ali (A.S).”

Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’i, 13; Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/125; Al-Tirmidhi, 13/173; Al-Bayhaqi, 7/65; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 282; Musnad Ahmad, 4/369; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 245; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 126.

5) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The truest believers are three: the believer during the time of Al Ya-Sin, the believer during the time of Pharaoh, and the best of all, Ali (A.S).”

Al-Manaqib of Ahmad, 194, 239; Kenz Al-Omal, 5/31; Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 2/83; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 245; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 126.

6) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The one who wants to live my life and die my death will attach himself to Ali (A.S).”

Musnad of Ahmad, 5/94; Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/128; Kenz Al-Omal, 6/217; Al-Tabarani.

7) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The caller will call out on the Day of Judgment, ‘O Muhammad, blessed be your father, and Ibrahim, and blessed be your brother, Ali (A.S).”

Al-Fadha’il of Ahmad, 253; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 67; Al-Khawarizmi, 83; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/201.

8) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Every prophet has an executor and inheritor, and my executor and inheritor is Ali (A.S).”

Kenz Al-Omal, 6/158; Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 11/173; Shawahid Al-Tanzil, 2/223; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 94.

9) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Dear God, don’t take my life until you have shown me the face of Ali (A.S).”

Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/201; Al-Fadha’il of Ahmad, 253; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 67; Akhtab Khawarizm, 83.

10) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “We were created from the same tree, I and Ali (A.S).”

Al-Tirmidhi, 13/178; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 122; Asad Al-Ghaba, 4/26; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/216.

11) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The most knowledgeable person in my nation after me is Ali (A.S).”

Manaqib Al-Imam Ali Ibn Abi TAlib (A.S) of Ibn Al-Maghazeli Al-Shafi^i.

12) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Embellish your gatherings by mentioning Ali (A.S).”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/109; Musnad Ahmad, 4/368, 5/419; Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’I, 9; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 16; Al-Manaqib of Akhtab Khawarizm, 94; Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 8/290; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda.

13) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The most judicious person in my nation is Ali (A.S).”

Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 70; Arjah Al-MatAlib, 544.

14) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “I am the warner, and the guide after me is Ali (A.S).”

Musnad Ahmad, 1/151; Al-Tirmidhi, 2/135; Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’I, 20; Kenz Al-Omal, 1/247; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 222.

15) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Exemption from the Hellfire comes with love for Ali (A.S).”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 2/241; Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 6/851; Akhtab Khawarizm, 86; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 90.

16) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Of whomever I was master, Ali (A.S) is his master.”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/129; Kenz Al-Omal, 6/157; Al-Dilmi.

17) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “There would not be one sufficient for Fatima if God had not created Ali (A.S).”

HAliyat Al-Awliya’, 1/34; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/177; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 242; Al-Khawarizmi, 42; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 112.

18) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “For the one who believes and trusts in me, I recommend the wilayat of Ali (A.S).

Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 1/230; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/168; Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 1/316; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 49; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 266.

19) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The first of you to reach the Pond is the first of you who accepted Islam: Ali (A.S).”

Kenz Al-Omal, 6/154; Al-Tabarani, 5/32; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 1/165; Dhaka’ir Al-^Aqi, 65; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 230.

20) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “No one is permitted on the Bridge except by the wilayat of Ali (A.S).”

Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 15; Al-Isti^ab, 2/457.

21) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “No one can give account of me but Ali (A.S).”

Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 119, 242; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/177; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 112, 419; Al-Khawarizmi, 253.

22) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The most miserable person from the beginning of the world to the end is the murderer of Ali (A.S).” 

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/141; Musnad Ahmad, 4/263; Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’i 39; Al-Tabari, 2/408; Kenz Al-Omal, 5/58.

23) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “There is a tree in Paradise called Tuba. Its roots are in the house of Ali, and its branch is Ali (A.S).”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/109; Musnad Ahmad, 4/370; Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’i, 25; Al-Tirmidhi; Al-Tabarani.

24) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is the distinguisher between truth and falsehood.”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/132; Musnad Ahmad, 1/331; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 92.

25) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The most righteous one is Ali (A.S).”

Al-Bayhaqi, 4/35; Kenz Al-Omal, 7/176; Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 2/276; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 93.

26) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The hand of Ali (A.S) and my hand are equal in justice.”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/14; Al-Tabari, 2/272; Al-Tirmidhi, 2/299; Ibn Al-Maghazeli.

27)The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is my brother in this life and the Hereafter.”

Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’i, 5; Al-Tirmidhi; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 61; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 37; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 57.

28) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is the best of humanity, and the one who denies it has blasphemed.”

Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 129; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 233; Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 5/37; Al-Khawarizmi, 235.

29) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is the door of servitude, and whoever passes through that door is a true believer.” 

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori; Kenz Al-Omal, 6/156; Al-Dilmi.

30) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is the Imam of goodness, the fighter against iniquity, the helper of those who come to his aid, and the deserter of those who desert him.”

Kenz Al-Omal, 6/153; Al-Darqatani.

31) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is the Imam of the pious, the prince of believers, and the leader of the resplendent.” 

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/129; Kenz Al-Omal, 6/153.

32) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is to me what Haroun was to Musa.”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/137; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 65, 104; Al-Tabarani; HAliyat Al-Awliya’, 1/63; Akhtab Khawarizm, 229.

33) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) holds a right over this nation like the right of a father over his son.”
Muslim, 2/361; Al-Tirmidhi, 2/299; Al-Hakim, 3/130; Musnad Ahmad, 3/198; Al-Nisa’i, 7; Asad Al-Ghaba, 3/40.

34) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is with the Qur’an, and the Qur’an is with Ali.”

Al-Bukhari, 5/19; Muslim, 2/360; Al-Tirmidhi, 5/304; Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/109; Ibn Majah, 1/28; Musnad Ahmad, 3/328.

35) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) and his shi^a are the successful ones.”

Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 47; Mizan Al-^Itidal, 2/313.

36) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is the door of my knowledge, and the one who will clarifies for my nation that which I was sent with.”

Tafsir Al-Tabari, 3/171; Shawahid Al-Tanzil, 2/356; Al-Darr Al-Manthour, 6/379; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 61.

37) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Love for Ali (A.S) is faith, and hatred for Ali is hypocrisy.”

Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 67; Al-Khawarizmi, 236; Fara’id Al-Samateen; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda.

38) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is the partition between Heaven and Hell.”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/127; Kenz Al-Omal, 5/30; Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 1/374; Al-Tirmidhi; Ibn Maghazeli, 80.

39) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The position of Ali (A.S) amongst the people is like Surat Qul Hu Allahu Ahad in the Qur’an.”

Muslim, 1/48; Al-Tirmidhi, 2/299; Al-Nisa’i, 27; Musnad Ahmad, 6/299; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 191.

40) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is the beloved between two friends, myself and Ibrahim.”

Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 88; Fara’id Al-Samateen; Bea^ Al-Abrar; Moniq Ibn Ahmad Al-Khawarizmi.

41) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Whoever splits with Ali (A.S) has split with me, and whoever splits with me has split with God.”

Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 45; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 181.

42) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is from me and I am from him, and he is the protector of every true believer after me.” 

Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 69; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 125.

43) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is the most beloved of God and His Prophet in all of creation.”

Kenz Al-Omal, 5/33; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/211; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 219.

44) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Mentioning Ali (A.S) is a form of worship, and looking upon him is a form of worship.

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/123; Kenz Al-Omal, 6/156; Al-Tabarani; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 240, 278; Al-Khawarizmi, 62.

45) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Love for Ali (A.S) is a good deed, so don’t ruin it with bad deeds.”

Al-Tabarani; Yanabi Al-Mawda, 2/3.

46) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) holds the position of the Kaaba.”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/122; Musnad Ahmad, 3/82; Al-Tabarani, 6/155; Kenz Al-Omal.

47) The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) stands in relation to me as my head to my body.”

Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/141; Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 1/583; Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 1/51; HAliyat Al-Awliya’, 1/182; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/219.