55. The Incense

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مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ الْجَعْفَرِيِّ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِهِ رَفَعَهُ قَالَ قَالَ أَبُو عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) يَبْقَى رِيحُ الْعُودِ الَّتِي فِي الْبَدَنِ أَرْبَعِينَ يَوْماً وَ يَبْقَى رِيحُ عُودِ الْمُطَرَّاةِ عِشْرِينَ يَوْماً .


1. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ali ibn Ibrahim al-Ja‘fariy from certain persons of his people in a marfu‘ manner has said the following: “Abu ‘ Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘The fragrance of aloe that is in the body remains for forty days but the fragrance of the prepared aloe remains for twenty days.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول مرفوع - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/425)



الْحُسَيْنُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ مُعَلَّى بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْوَشَّاءِ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ سِنَانٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ يَنْبَغِي لِلرَّجُلِ أَنْ يُدَخِّنَ ثِيَابَهُ إِذَا كَانَ يَقْدِرُ .


2. Al-Husayn ibn Muhammad has narrated from Mu‘alla’ ibn Muhammad from al-Washsha’ from ‘Abd Allah ibn Sinan who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘It is very proper for one to apply incense to his clothes if one can afford.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف على المشهور - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/425)



عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ مُوسَى بْنِ الْقَاسِمِ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ أَسْبَاطٍ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ جَهْمٍ قَالَ خَرَجَ إِلَيَّ أَبُو الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) فَوَجَدْتُ مِنْهُ رَائِحَةَ التَّجْمِيرِ .


3. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn abu ‘Abd Allah from Musa ibn al-Qasim from Ali ibn Asbat from al-Hassan ibn Jahm who has said the following: “Once abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, came out and I felt the fragrance of incense from him (the Imam).”’


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: موثق - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/426)



عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ مُرَازِمٍ قَالَ دَخَلْتُ مَعَ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) الْحَمَّامَ فَلَمَّا خَرَجَ إِلَى الْمَسْلَخِ دَعَا بِمِجْمَرَةٍ فَتَجَمَّرَ بِهَا ثُمَّ قَالَ جَمِّرُوا مُرَازِمُ قَالَ قُلْتُ مَنْ أَرَادَ أَنْ يَأْخُذَ نَصِيبَهُ يَأْخُذُ قَالَ نَعَمْ .


4. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from Murazim who has said the following: “I once entered a bathhouse with abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam. When he (the Imam) came out to the room for undressing, he asked for the incense stand, and applied incense in it then said, ‘Allow them to the incense O Murazim.’ I then asked, ‘Can anyone who wants take a share?’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Yes, they can do so.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: حسن - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (22/426)



مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ أَحْمَدَ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الرَّيَّانِ عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي خَلَفٍ مَوْلَى أَبِي الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) وَ كَانَ اشْتَرَاهُ وَ أَبَاهُ وَ أُمَّهُ وَ أَخَاهُ فَأَعْتَقَهُمْ وَ اسْتَكْتَبَ أَحْمَدَ وَ جَعَلَهُ قَهْرَمَانَهُ فَقَالَ أَحْمَدُ كَانَ نِسَاءُ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) إِذَا تَبَخَّرْنَ أَخَذْنَ نَوَاةً مِنْ نَوَى الصَّيْحَانِيِّ مَمْسُوحَةً مِنَ التَّمْرِ مُنْقَاةَ التَّمْرِ وَ الْقُشَارَةِ فَأَلْقَيْنَهَا عَلَى النَّارِ قَبْلَ الْبَخُورِ فَإِذَا دَخَنَتِ النَّوَاةُ أَدْنَى الدُّخَانِ رَمَيْنَ النَّوَاةَ وَ تَبَخَّرْنَ مِنْ بَعْدُ وَ كُنَّ يَقُلْنَ هُوَ أَعْبَقُ وَ أَطْيَبُ لِلْبَخُورِ وَ كُنَّ يَأْمُرْنَ بِذَلِكَ .


5. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Muhammad ibn Ahmad from Ali ibn al-Rayyan from Ahmad ibn abu Khalaf Mawla’ of abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, whom he (the Imam) had bought along with his parents and brother then set them free but Ahmad made a contract with him (the Imam) and became his agent. He has said the following: “Women of abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, when burning incense first took the date-stone of Sayhaniy (a certain kind of date of al-Madinah) date, clean of date fruit or sweetness and peel, then placed it on the fire before the incense. When the date-stones smoked the minimum they threw away the date-stones and burnt the incense. They said, ‘It clings with better fragrance and nicer incense’ and they instructed with this method.”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: مجهول - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (2/426)