2. Abandoning the Present to Attain the Promised - Hadith #1

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1-2 حدثنا أبي رضي الله عنه قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله، عن أحمد بن محمد بن عيسى، عن أبيه، عن عبد الله بن المغيرة، عن إسماعيل بن مسلم السكوني، عن الصادق جعفر بن محمد، عن أبيه، عن آبائه، عن علي عليهم السلام قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله:"طوبى لمن ترك شهوة حاضرة لموعود لم يره ."


1-2 (The compiler of the book narrated) narrated that his father – may God be pleased with him - narrated that Sa’ed ibn Abdullah quoted on the authority of Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Isa, on the authority of his father, on the authority of Abdullah ibn al-Muqayrih, on the authority of Isma’il ibn Muslim al-Sakoony, on the authority of As-Sadiq Ja’far ibn Muhammad (MGB), on the authority of his father, on the authority of his forefathers, on the authority of Ali (MGB) that God’s Prophet (MGB) said, “Blessed be the one who abandons the present lust to attain the unseen promised reward.”


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Shaykh Hadi al-Najafi: معتبرة الإسناد - Mawsu'at Ahadith Ahlulbayt (5/447)