149. The reason due to which Ali (asws) Bin Al-Husayn (asws) was named as ‘Zul-Safanaat’ (One with Callusses)

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حدثنا محمد بن محمد بن عصام الكليني رضى الله عنه قال: حدثنا محمد بن يعقوب الكليني قال: حدثنا علي بن محمد عن أبى علي محمد بن اسماعيل بن موسى بن جعفر بن محمد بن علي بن الحسين بن علي بن ابى طالب عن ابيه، عن آبائه عن محمد بن علي الباقر " ع " قال كان لابي " ع " في موضع سجوده آثار ناتية وكان يقطعها في السنة مرتين في كل مرة خمس ثفنات، فسمي ذا الثفنات لذلك.


1. Muhammad Bin Muhammad Bin Asaam Al Kulayni narrated to us, from Muhammad Bin Yaqoub Al Kulayni, from Ali Bin Muhammad, from Abu Ali Muhammad Bin Ismail son of Musa (a.s.) Bin Ja’far (a.s.) Bin Muhammad (a.s.) Bin Ali (a.s.) Bin Al-Husayn (a.s.) Bin Ali (a.s.) Bin Abu Talib (a.s.), from his (a.s.) father (a.s.), from his (a.s.) forefathers (a.s.), from Muhammad (a.s.) Bin Ali Al-Baqir (a.s.) having said: ‘There used to be for my (a.s.) father (a.s.), in a place of his (a.s.) Prostrations (forehead), effects of swelling, and he (a.s.) used to have it cut off twice during the year, in each time, five calluses. Thus, he (a.s.) was named as ‘Zul-Safanaat’ due to that’.