3. Reward for the thinking regarding Allah (azwj)Back to book
عنه، عن بنان بن العباس، عن الحسين الكرخي، عن جعفر بن أبان، عن الحسن الصيقل، قال: قلت لابي عبد الله عليه السلام: تفكر ساعة خير من قيام ليلة؟ - قال: نعم، قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: تفكر ساعة خير من قيام ليلة، قلت: كيف يتفكر؟ - قال يمر بالدار والخربة، فيقول: أين بانوك؟ أين ساكنوك؟ ما لك لا تتكلمين!
1. From him, from Banan Bin Al Abbas, from Al Hsayn Al Karkhy, from Ja’far Bin Abaan, from Al Hassan Al Sayqal who said, ‘I said to Abu Abdullah (asws), ‘Thinking for a while is better than standing (for Prayer) for the night?’ He (asws) said: ‘Yes. Rasool-Allah (saww) said: ‘Thinking for a while is better than standing (for Prayer) for the night’. I said, ‘How should one think?’ He (asws) said: ‘He passes by the houses and the ruins, so he says, ‘Where are your builders? Where are your settlers? What is the matter with you that you are not speaking?’(meaning we are also going to die as they have but when they lived they never thought of the death, they have left behind all which they acquired)