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Hadith #1

حَدَّثَنِي مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ اَلْحَسَنِ بْنِ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ اَلْوَلِيدِ رَحِمَهُ اَللَّهُ قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ اَلْحَسَنِ اَلصَّفَّارُ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ اَلْبَرْقِيِّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ اَلْحَسَنِ بْنِ شَمُّونٍ عَنْ عَبْدِ اَللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرِو بْنِ أَبِي اَلْمِقْدَامِ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع أَنَّهُ قَالَ : يَا أَبَا اَلْمِقْدَامِ إِنَّمَا شِيعَةُ عَلِيٍّ ص اَلشَّاحِبُونَ اَلنَّاحِلُونَ اَلذَّابِلُونَ ذَابِلَةٌ شِفَاهُهُمْ مِنَ اَلْقِيَامِ خَمِيصَةٌ بُطُونُهُمْ مُصْفَرَّةٌ أَلْوَانُهُمْ مُتَغَيِّرَةٌ وُجُوهُهُمْ إِذَا جَنَّهُمُ اَللَّيْلُ اِتَّخَذُوا اَلْأَرْضَ فِرَاشاً وَ اِسْتَقْبَلُوهَا بِجِبَاهِهِمْ بَاكِيَةٌ عُيُونُهُمْ كَثِيرَةٌ دُمُوعُهُمْ صَلاَتُهُمْ كَثِيرَةٌ وَ دُعَاؤُهُمْ كَثِيرٌ تِلاَوَتُهُمْ كِتَابَ اَللَّهِ يَفْرَحُونَ يَفْرَحُ اَلنَّاسُ وَ هُمْ يَحْزَنُونَ.

Mohammed bin al-Hasan bin Ahmed bin al-Waleed, Allah may have mercy upon him, narrated to us from Mohammed bin al-Hasan as-Saffar from Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Barqi from Mohammed bin al-Hasan bin Shamoun from Abdullah bin Amr bin al-Ash’ath from Abdullah bin Hemmad al-Ansari from Abdullah bin Sinan from Amr bin Abi al-Miqdam from his father that Abu Ja’far (a) said: O Abu al-Miqdam, the Shia of Ali (a) are only the pale, the thin, and the feeble. Their lips are faded because of worship and their stomachs are atrophied. Their colors are pale and they are white-faced. When night comes upon them, they betake the ground as their bed and the direction of their foreheads. Their eyes are teary, their teardrops are heavy, and their prayers are very much. They recite the Book of Allah. When people are happy, they are grieved.