Maʿānī al-ʾAkhbār > The meaning of the saying of the Prophet, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family: «Take initiative to the Gardens of Paradise»
Hadith #1

حدثنا محمد بن بكران النقاش - رضي الله عنه - بالكوفة، قال: حدثنا أحمد ابن محمد بن سعيد الكوفي مولى بني هاشم، قال: حدثنا المنذر بن محمد، قال: حدثنا أبي، قال: حدثني محمد بن الحسن بن علي بن الحسن بن علي بن أبي طالب عليهما السلام، قال: حدثني أبي عن أبيه عن الحسن بن علي بن أبي طالب عليهما السلام، قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: بادروا إلى رياض الجنة. فقالوا: وما رياض الجنة؟ قال: حلق الذكر.

1. We were told by Muhammed bin Bikran al-Naqqash, may Allah be pleased with him, in Kufa, that he said: We were told by Ahmad ibn Muhammed bin Sa’eed al-Kufi, the servant of the sons of Hashim, that he said: We were told by Mundhir bin Muhammed, that he said: We were told by my father, that he said: I was told by Muhammed bin Hasan bin Ali bin Hasan bin Ali bin Abi Talib, peace be upon them both, that he said: I was told by my father, from his father, from Hasan bin Ali bin Abi Talib, peace be upon them both, that he said: The Messenger of Allah, Allah’s blessings be upon him and his Family, said: Take initiative to the Gardens of Paradise. They said: And what are the Gardens of Paradise? He said: To shave one’s male genitals.