44. Washing the Head

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عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ سُفْيَانَ بْنِ السِّمْطِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ تَقْلِيمُ الْأَظْفَارِ وَ الْأَخْذُ مِنَ الشَّارِبِ وَ غَسْلُ الرَّأْسِ بِالْخِطْمِيِّ يَنْفِي الْفَقْرَ وَ يَزِيدُ فِي الرِّزْقِ .


1. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from Sufyan af-Simt who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Cutting fingernails, trimming the mustache and washing the head with marshmallow plant banish poverty and increases one’s sustenance.’”


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مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنِ ابْنِ فَضَّالٍ عَنِ ابْنِ بُكَيْرٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ غَسْلُ الرَّأْسِ بِالْخِطْمِيِّ فِي كُلِّ جُمُعَةٍ أَمَانٌ مِنَ الْبَرَصِ وَ الْجُنُونِ .


2. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa from ibn Faddal from ibn Bukayr who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Washing one’s head every Friday with marshmallow plant is immunity from albinism and insanity.’”


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أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْقَاسِمِ بْنِ يَحْيَى عَنْ جَدِّهِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ رَاشِدٍ عَنْ أَبِي بَصِيرٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ قَالَ أَمِيرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ( عليه السلام ) غَسْلُ الرَّأْسِ بِالْخِطْمِيِّ يَذْهَبُ بِالدَّرَنِ وَ يَنْفِي الْأَقْذَاءَ .


3. Ahmad ibn Muhammad from has narrated from al-Qasim ibn Yahya from his grandfather al-Hassan ibn Rashid from abu Basir who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said that ’Amir al-Mu’minin has said, ‘Washing the head with marshmallow plant removes dirt and fine dust.’”


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مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْحُسَيْنِ عَنْ مُوسَى بْنِ سَعْدَانَ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ سِنَانٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ مَنْ أَخَذَ مِنْ شَارِبِهِ وَ قَلَّمَ أَظْفَارَهُ وَ غَسَلَ رَأْسَهُ بِالْخِطْمِيِّ يَوْمَ الْجُمُعَةِ كَانَ كَمَنْ أَعْتَقَ نَسَمَةً .


4. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Muhammad ibn al-Husayn from Musa ibn Sa‘dan from ‘Abd Allah ibn Sinan who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘One who trims his fingernails and washes his head with marshmallow plant every Friday is like one who sets free one human soul from bondage and slavery.’”


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عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ الصَّيْرَفِيِّ عَنْ إِسْمَاعِيلَ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْخَالِقِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ غَسْلُ الرَّأْسِ بِالْخِطْمِيِّ نُشْرَةٌ .


5. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn abu ‘Abd Allah from Muhammad ibn Ali from al-Hassan ibn Muhammad al- Sayrafiy from ’Isma‘il ibn ‘Abd al-Khaliq who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Washing the head with marshmallow plant is a protective charm.’”


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عَنْهُ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ إِسْمَاعِيلَ عَنْ مَنْصُورِ بْنِ بُزُرْجَ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) يَقُولُ غَسْلُ الرَّأْسِ بِالسِّدْرِ يَجْلِبُ الرِّزْقَ جَلْباً .


6. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from Muhammad ibn ’Isma‘il from Mansur ibn Buzurj who has said the following: “I once heard abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, saying, ‘Washing the head with lotus tree leaves attracts sustenance with a strong attraction.’”


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عَنْهُ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ عَنْ عُبَيْدِ بْنِ يَحْيَى الثَّوْرِيِّ الْعَطَّارِ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْحُسَيْنِ الْعَلَوِيِّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ جَدِّهِ عَنْ عَلِيٍّ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ لَمَّا أَمَرَ اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ رَسُولَهُ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) بِإِظْهَارِ الْإِسْلَامِ وَ ظَهَرَ الْوَحْيُ رَأَى قِلَّةً مِنَ الْمُسْلِمِينَ وَ كَثْرَةً مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ فَاهْتَمَّ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) هَمّاً شَدِيداً فَبَعَثَ اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ إِلَيْهِ جَبْرَئِيلَ ( عليه السلام ) بِسِدْرٍ مِنْ سِدْرَةِ الْمُنْتَهَى فَغَسَلَ بِهِ رَأْسَهُ فَجَلَا بِهِ هَمَّهُ .


7. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from Muhammad ibn Ali from ‘Ubayd ibn Yahya al-Thawriy al-‘ Attar from Muhammad ibn al-Husayn al-‘Alawiy from his father from his grandfather who has said the following: “Ali, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘When Allah, most Majestic, most Glorious, commanded the Messenger of Allah, O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause, to publicly announce his mission, he saw the small number of Muslims and the large number of the pagans. He (the Messenger of Allah) felt strongly depressed. Then Allah, most Majestic, most Glorious, sent Jibril, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, with lotus tree leaves from the ultimate lotus tree. He washed with it his head and his depression went away.’”


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