34. The Pumpkin

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- عنه، عن محمد بن عيسى، عن محمد بن عرفة، عن أبى الحسن الرضا (ع) قال: شجرة اليقطين هي الدباء وهو القرع.


1. From him, from Muhammad Bin Isa, from Muhammad Bin Arafat, Abu Al-Hassan Al-Reza (asws) has said: ‘The tree of Al-Yaqteen it is the gourd, and it is the pumpkin’.




عنه، عن النوفلي، عن السكوني، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) أن عليا (ع) سئل عن القرع، هل يذبح؟ - قال: القرع ليس شيئا يذكى، فكلوه ولا تذبحوه، ولا يستهوينكم الشيطان.


2. From him, from Al Nowfaly, from Al Sakuny, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (asws) that Ali (asws) was asked about the pumpkin, is it to be slaughtered?’ He (asws) said: ‘The pumpkin is not something you purify, therefore eat it and do not slaughter it, nor let the Satan (la) make you trivialise (Religion)’.




عنه، عن على بن حسان، عن موسى بن بكر، قال: سمعت أبا الحسن (ع) يقول: الدباء يزيد في العقل.


3. From him, from Ali Bin Hasaan, from Musa Bin Bakr who said, ‘I heard Abu Al-Hassan (asws) saying: ‘The pumpkin increases the intellect’.




عنه، عن أبى القاسم ويعقوب بن يزيد، عن القندى، عن ابن سنان وأبى - حمزة، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: الدباء يزيد في الدماغ.


4. From him, from Abu Al Qasim and Yaqoub Bin Yazeed, from Al Qindy, from Ibn Sinan and Abu Hamza, Abu Abdullah (asws) having said: ‘The pumpkin increases the brain (power)’.




عنه، عن ابن فضال، عن عبد الله بن ميمون القداح، عن جعفر، عن أبيه، (ع) قال: الدباء يزيد في الدماغ.


5. From him, from Ibn Fazaal, from Abdullah Bin Maymoun Al Qadah, (It has been narrated) from Ja’far (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) having said: ‘The pumpkin increase the brain (power)’.




عنه، عن أبيه، عمن حدثه، عن موسى بن جعفر، عن أبيه، عن جده (ع) قال: كان فيما أوصى به رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله عليا (ع) أن قال: يا على عليك بالدباء فكله، فانه يزيد في العقل والدماغ


6. From him, from his father, from the one who narrated it, (It has been narrated) from Musa Bin Ja’far (asws), from his (asws) father (asws), from his (asws) grandfather (asws) having said: ‘It was in what Rasool-Allah (saww) bequeathed to Ali (asws) with that he (saww) said: ‘O Ali (asws)! It is on you (asws) (to eat) the pumpkin, so eat it, for it increases in the intellect and the brain (power)’.




عنه، عن النوفلي، عن السكوني، عن أبى عبد الله، عن آبائه، (ع) أن النبي صلى الله عليه وآله كان يعجبه من القدور الدباء.


7. From him, from Al Nowfaly, from Al Sakuny, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (asws), from his (asws) forefathers that the Prophet (saww) was fascinated by the flower pots of pumpkins’.




عنه، عن ابن فضال، عن ابن القداح، عن جعفر، عن أبيه، قال: قال على (ع): كان يعجب رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله من المرقة الدباء. وباسناده قال: كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله يعجبه الدباء ويلتقطه من الصحفة.


8. From him, from Ibn Fazaal, from Ibn Al Qadah, (It has been narrated) from Ja’far (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) having said: ‘Ali (asws) said: ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) was fascinated by the pumpkin broth’. And by his chain, he (asws) said: ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) was fascinated by the pumpkin and used to pick it from the platter’.




عنه، عن جعفر بن محمد الاشعري، عن ابن القداح، عن أبى عبد الله (ع) قال: كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله يعجبه الدباء وهو القرع.


9. From him, from Ja’far Bin Muhammad Al Ashary, from Ibn Al Qadah, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (asws) having said: ‘Rasool-Allah (saww) was fascinated by the pumpkin and it was the gourd’.




عنه، عن السيارى، يرفعه إلى النبي صلى الله عليه وآله أنه كان يعجبه الدباء، وكان يأمر نساءه فيقول: إذا طبختن قدرا فأكثروا فيها من الدباء وهو القرع.


10. From him, from Al Sayyari, (It has been narrated) Prophet (saww) that he (saww) was fascinated by the pumpkin, and ordered his (saww) wives for it, so he (saww) was saying: ‘Cook the (normal) measure, and frequent the pumpkin to be in it, and it is the gourd’.