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Hadith #1

حَدَّثَنِي مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ اَلْحَسَنِ بْنِ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ اَلْوَلِيدِ رَحِمَهُ اَللَّهُ قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ اَلْحَسَنِ اَلصَّفَّارُ عَنْ ظَرِيفِ بْنِ نَاصِحٍ رَفَعَهُ إِلَى مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ ع قَالَ : إِنَّمَا شِيعَةُ عَلِيٍّ ع اَلْمُتَبَاذِلُونَ فِي وَلاَيَتِنَا اَلْمُتَحَابُّونَ فِي مَوَدَّتِنَا اَلْمُتَزَاوِرُونَ لِإِحْيَاءِ أَمْرِنَا إِنْ غَضِبُوا لَمْ يَظْلِمُوا وَ إِنْ رَضُوا لَمْ يُسْرِفُوا بَرَكَةٌ لِمَنْ جَاوَرُوا وَ سِلْمٌ لِمَنْ خَالَطُوا.

Mohammed bin al-Hasan bin Ahmed bin al-Waleed, Allah may have mercy upon him, narrated to me from Mohammed bin al-Hasan as-Saffar from al-Abbas bin Marouf from al-Hasan bin Ali bin Faddhal from Zharif bin Nasih… that Mohammed bin Ali (a) said: The Shia of Ali (a) are surely those who meet the needs of each other for the sake of (their loyalty to) our leadership, love each other for the sake of our cherishment, and exchange visits for the sake of proclaiming our affairs. They do not oppress when they are enraged and do not exaggerate when they are pleased. They are blessings for their neighbors and peace for their associates.