81. The reason due to which the diligent ones at night became the best of the people in the day

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أبي رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن يعقوب بن يزيد، عن اسماعيل بن موسى بن جعفر عن أخيه علي بن موسى الرضا عن أبيه عن جده عليهم السلام قال: سئل علي بن الحسين (ع) ما بال المتهجدين بالليل من أحسن الناس وجبا؟ قال: لانهم خلوا بالله فكساهم الله من نوره.


1. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Yaqoub Bin Yazeed, (It has been narrated) from Ismail son of Musa (a.s.) Bin Ja’far (a.s.), from his brother Ali (a.s.) Bin Musa Al-Ridha (a.s.), from his (a.s.) father (a.s.), from his (a.s.) grandfather (a.s.) having said, ‘Ali (a.s.) Bin Al-Husayn (a.s.) was asked, ‘What is the matter that the diligent ones at night from the people with the best of faces?’ He (a.s.) said: ‘Because they are alone with Allah (azwj), so Allah (azwj) Drapes them from His (azwj) Light’.