Al-Khiṣāl > The Six Characteristics of An Insane One
Hadith #1

6-31 حدثنا أبي رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله قال: حدثني إبراهيم ابن هاشم، عن الحسين بن الحسن الفارسي، عن سليمان بن جعفر الجعفري، عن محمد بن الحسـين بن زيد بن علي بن الحسين بن علي بن أبي طالب، عن أبيه، عنجعفر بن محمد، عن آبائه، عن علي بن أبي طالب عليهم السلام قال: مر رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله على جماعة فقال: على ما اجتمعتم؟ قالوا: يارسول الله هذا منون يصرع، فاجتمعنا عليه،فقال: ليس هذا بمجنون ولكنه المبتلى، ثم قال: ألا اخبركم بالمجنون حق المجنون؟ قالوا: بلى يارسول الله قال: [ان المجنون حق المجنون] المتبختر في مشيته، الناظر في عطفيه، المحرك جنبيه بمنكبيه، يتمنى على الله جنته وهو يعصيه، الذي لا يؤمن شره، ولا يرجى خيره، فذلك المجنون، وهذا المبتلى

6-31 (The compiler of the book narrated) that his father - may God be pleased with him - narrated that Sa’ed ibn Abdullah quoted Ibrahim ibn Hashim, on the authority of Al-Hussein ibn al-Hassan ibn al-Farsi, on the authority of Suleiman ibn Ja’far al-Ja’fari, on the authority of Muhammad ibn al-Hussein ibn Zayd ibn al-Hussein ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib, on the authority of his father Zayd ibn Ali, on the authority of his father (MGB), on the authority of Ja’far ibn Muhammad as-Sadiq (MGB), on the authorityof his forefathers (MGB), on the authority of Ali ibn Abi Talib (MGB), “The Prophet of God (MGB) passed by a group of people and asked them, “Why have you gathered together here?” They said, “O Prophet of God! This is an insane epileptic and we have gathered around him.”The Prophet (MGB) said, “This man is not insane. He is ill.” Then the Prophet (MGB) said, “Do you want me to tell you who a real insane one is?”They said, “O Prophet of God! Yes.” The Prophet (MGB) said, “A true insane is one who walks with pride; looks at the people from the corners of his eyes; shakes his shoulders due to haughtiness; he wishes to go to Heaven although he commits sins; people are not secure from his wicked deeds; there is no hope that he will do a good deed. Such a person is insane. This poor fellow is just ill.”