The author, Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Khalid Al-Barqi was a renowned Twelver Shi’a hadith scholar and historian of 3rd/9th century. Both Shi’a and Sunni scholars have relied on his hadiths.
Al Mahaasin, The Beauties
Chapter 8: The (Group Of) Tens
rom him, from his father, from Sa’dan Bin Muslim, from Al Fazeyl Bin Yasaar, (It has been narrated) from Abu Ja’far (asws) having said: ‘Ten (matters), the one who attaches to these would enter Paradise – The testimony that there is no god except for Allah (azwj) and that Muhammad (saww) is Rasul Allah (saww); and acceptance with what he (saww) came with from the Presence of Allah (azwj); and the establishment of Salat (Prayer); and the giving of Zakat; and the Fasts of the Month of Ramazan, and Pilgrimage of the House (Kabah); and the Wilayah of the Guardians (asws) of Allah (azwj), and the disavowing from the enemies of Allah (azwj), and the keeping away from every intoxicant’.1
From him, from Muhammad Bin Abu Umeyr, from the one who reported it, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (asws) having said: ‘Ten places, (where one should) not offer Salat on – (wet) clay, water, the bathroom, the graves, the middle of the road, ant hills, the enclosure of camels, the flowing of water, marsh, and snow’.2
From him, from Muhammad Bin Isa Al Yaqteeny, from Yunus Bin Abdul Rahman, from Ja’far Bin Khalid, from a man, (It has been narrated) from Abu Abdullah (asws) having said: ‘Happiness is in ten things – walking, riding, quenching (thirst) with water, looking at greenery, eating and drinking, looking at a beautiful wife, copulation, brushing the teeth, washing the head in the bathroom and dying (hair) etc., and the conversation of men’.3
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