96. Reason for the Prophet (saww) greeting the children

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حدثنا المظفر بن جعفر بن المظفر العلوي السمرقندي رضى الله عنه قال: حدثنا جعفر بن محمد بن مسعود عن أبيه ابى النصر محمد بن مسعود العياشي قال: حدثنا علي بن الحسن بن علي بن فضال قال: حدثنا محمد بن الوليد عن العباس ابن هلال عن علي بن موسى الرضا " ع " عن أبيه موسى بن جعفر عن أبيه جعفر ابن محمد عن ابيه محمد بن علي عن أبيه علي بن الحسين عن أبيه الحسين بن علي عن أبيه علي بن أبى طالب عليهم السلام قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله خمس لا أدعهن حتى الممات الاكل على الحضيض مع العبيد وركوبي الحمار مؤكفا وحلبي العنز بيدي ولبس الصوف والتسليم على الصبيان ليكون ذلك سنة من بعدي.


1. Al Muzaffar Bin Ja’far Bin Al Muzaffar Al Alawy Al Samarqandy narrated to us, from Ja’far Bin Muhammad Bin Masoud, from his father, from Abu Al Nasar Muhammad Bin Masoud Al Ayyashi, from Ali Bin Al Hassan Bin Ali Bin Fazaal, from Muhammad Bin Al Waleed, from Al Abbas Ibn Hilal, (It has been narrated) from Ali (asws) Bin Musa Al-Reza (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) Musa (asws) Bin Ja’far (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) Ja’far (asws) Bin Muhammad (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) Muhammad (asws) Bin Ali (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) Ali (asws) Bin Al-Husayn (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) Al-Husayn (asws) Bin Ali (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) Ali (asws) Bin Abu Talib (asws) having said: ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘There are five (characteristics) that I (saww) shall not leave till the death – Eating upon the low ground along with the slaves, and riding the donkey with the saddle, and milking the goat with my (saww) own hands, and wearing wool, and the greeting to the children, in order for that to be a Sunnah from after me (saww)’.