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3135.رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله : لا سَهَرَ إلّا في ثلاثٍ : مُتَهَجِّدٍ بالقرآنِ ، وفي طَلَبِ العِلمِ ، أو عَروسٍ تُهدى‏ إلى زَوجِها .1

3135.The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'There is no need to stay awake at night except in three instances: when staying awake to recite the Qur'an, to gain knowledge, and for a bride to be offered to her husband.' 2

3136.رسولُ اللَّهِ صلى اللَّه عليه وآله : لا سَهَرَ بعدَ العِشاءِ الآخِرَةِ إلّا لأِحَدِ رَجُلَينِ : مُصَلٍّ أو مُسافِرٍ .3

3136.The Prophet (SAWA) said, 'There is no need to stay up at night past the last isha' prayer except in the case of two people: the person performing prayers, and the traveller.' 4

3137.الإمامُ عليٌّ عليه السلام : السَّهَرُ رَوضَةُ المُشتاقِينَ .5

3137.Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Staying awake at night is the garden of those who yearn [for Allah].' 6

3138.الإمامُ عليٌّ عليه السلام : سَهَرُ الليلِ في طاعَةِ اللَّهِ رَبيعُ الأولياءِ ورَوضَةُ السُّعَداءِ .7

3138.Imam Ali (AS) said, 'Staying awake at night engaged in acts of obedience to Allah is the springtime of the friends of Allah and the garden of the good-fortuned.' 8

3139.الإمامُ عليٌّ عليه السلام : أفضَلُ العِبادَةِ سَهَرُ العُيونِ بذِكرِ اللَّهِ سبحانَهُ .9

3139.Imam Ali (AS) said, 'The best of worship is for the eyes to remain awake engaged in the remembrance of Allah, Glory be to Him.' 10

3140.الإمامُ عليٌّ عليه السلام : فاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ عِبادَ اللَّهِ تَقِيَّةَ ذِي لُبٍّ ، شَغَلَ التَّفَكُّرُ قَلبَهُ ، وأنصَبَ الخَوفُ بَدَنَهُ ، وأسهَرَ التَّهَجُّدُ غِرارَ نَومِهِ .11

3140.Imam Ali (AS) said, 'So be conscious of your duty to Allah, O servants of Allah, with the caution of a wise man whose heart is preoccupied with reflection [about the Hereafter], whose body the fear [of Allah] has afflicted with pain, and whose engagement in the night prayer has turned his already short sleep into wakefulness.' 12

1.بحار الأنوار : ۷۶ / ۱۷۸ / ۳ .

2.Bihar al-Anwar, v. ۷۶, p. ۱۷۸, no. ۳

3.بحار الأنوار : ۷۶ / ۱۷۹ / ۵ .

4.Ibid. p. ۱۷۹, no. ۵

5.غرر الحكم : ۶۶۶ .

6.Ghurar al-Hikam, p. ۶۶۶

7.غرر الحكم : ۵۶۱۳ .

8.Ibid. no. ۵۶۱۳

9.غرر الحكم : ۳۱۴۹ .

10.Ibid. no. ۳۱۴۹

11.نهج البلاغة : الخطبة ۸۳ .

12.Nahj al-Balagha, Sermon ۸۳

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