Knowledge gives life to the soul - Imam Ali
Nov, 15 20186 Rabi Al Awwal 1440


الوالد والولد


PARENT AND CHILED




فضلُ الوَلدِ / The Virtue of Children

1. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: إنّ لِكُلِّ شَجَرَةٍ ثَمَرَةً، وثَمَرَةُ القَلبِ الوَلَدُ.
1. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘For every tree there is a fruit and the fruit of the heart is the child.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45415]

2. الإمامُ زينُ العابدينَ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: من سَعادَةِ الرّجُلِ أن يَكونَ لَهُ وُلْدٌ يَستَعينُ بهِم.
2. Imam Zayn al-`Abidin (AS) said, ‘It is part of the prosperity of a man that he has offspring who can be an aid to him.’
[al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 2, no. 2]


الوالد والولد


PARENT AND CHILED




3. الإمامُ الباقرُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: مِن سَعادَةِ الرّجُلِ أن يَكونَ لَهُ الوَلَدُ يَعرِفُ فيهِ شِبهَهُ: خَلقَهُ، وخُلقَهُ، وشَمائلَهُ.
3. Imam al-Baqir (AS) said, ‘It is part of the prosperity of a man that he has a child wherein he can see his own likeness: in his looks, his character, and his virtues.’
[Ibid. v. 6, p. 4, no. 2]

فِتنَةُ الوَلَدِ / The Trial of Having a Child

4. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: أولادُنا أكبادُنا، صُغَراؤهُم اُمَراؤنا، وكُبَراؤهُم أعداؤنا، فإن عاشُوا فتَنُونا، وإن ماتُوا أحزَنُونا.
4. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Our children are our hearts, the younger ones from among them are our kings and the older ones our enemies. When they are alive they test us and when they die they make us grieve.’
[Jami` al-Akhbar, p. 284, no. 758]

5. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: الوَلَدُ مَجبَنَةٌ مَنحَلَةٌ مَحزَنَةٌ.
5. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘A child is
[a source of] cowardice, weakness and sorrow
[for the parent].’
[Jami` al-Akhbar, p. 284, no. 758]

6. الإمامُ عليٌّ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: لا تَجعَلَنَّ أكثَرَ شُغُلِكَ بأهلِكَ ووَلَدِكَ؛ فإن يَكُن أهلُكَ ووَلَدُكَ أولياءَ اللّه، فإنَّ اللّه لا يُضِيعُ أولياءهُ، وإن يَكُونوا أعداءَ اللّه فما هَمُّكَ وشُغُلُكَ بأعداءِ اللّه؟!.
6. Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘Do not let most of your preoccupation be with your family and children, for if your family and children are lovers of Allah, Allah does not forget His lovers, and if they are the enemies of Allah, then what is your concern and preoccupation with the enemies of Allah?!’
[Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 352]

حُبُّ الوَلَدِ / Loving Children

7. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: أحِبُّوا الصِّبيانَ وارحَموهُم.
7. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Love children and have mercy on them.’
[al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 49, no. 3]

8. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ في رجُلٍ قالَ: ما قَبَّلتُ صَبِيّا قَطُّ، فلَمّا ولَّى قالَ: هذا رجُلٌ عِندي أنّهُ مِن أهلِ النّارِ.
8. The Prophet (SAWA) with regard to a man who stated
[proudly], ‘I have never kissed a child’, said after he had left, ‘To me this man is one of the people of Hell.’
[al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 50, no. 7]

9. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: إنّ اللّه عز و جل لَيَرحَمُ العَبدَ لِشِدَّةِ حُبهِ لِوَلَدِهِ.
9. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘Allah has mercy on a servant because of his strong love for his child.’
[al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 50, no. 5]

التَّصابِي لِلصَّبيِّ / Acting Childishly for Children

10. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: مَن كانَ عِندَهُ صَبِيٌّ فلْيَتَصابَ لَهُ.
10. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Whoever has a child should act childishly to him.’
[al-Faqih, v. 3, p. 483, no. 4707]

11. جابِرٌ: دَخَلتُ علَى النَّبيِّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ والحَسَنُ والحُسَينُ عليهماالسلام على ظَهرِهِ وهُو يَجثو لَهُما ويَقولُ: نِعمَ الجَمَلُ جَمَلُكُما، ونِعمَ العِدلانِ أنتُما.
11. JÁbir said, ‘I visited the Prophet (SAWA) and Hasan and Husayn (AS) were on his back and he was kneeling for them, saying, ‘What a good camel you have and what good riders you are.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 43, p. 285, no. 50]

الوَلَدُ الصّالِحُ / The Righteous Child

12. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: إنّ الوَلدَ الصّالِحَ رَيحانَةٌ مِن رَياحِينِ الجَنّةِ.
12. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘A righteous child is an aromatic plant from the plants of Heaven.’
[al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 3, no. 10]

13. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: الوَلَدُ الصّالِحُ رَيحانَةٌ مِن اللّه، قَسَمَها بَينَ عِبادِهِ.
13. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘A righteous child is an aromatic plant from Allah which He has distributed to His servants.’
[al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 2, no. 1]

14. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: مِن سَعادَةِ الرّجُلِ الوَلَدُ الصّالِحُ.
14. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Part of the prosperity of a man is that he has a righteous child.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 104, p. 98, no. 67]

15. الإمامُ عليٌّ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: ما سَألتُ ربِّي أولادا نُضْرَ الوَجهِ، ولاسَألتُهُ وَلَدا حسَنَ القامَةِ، ولكنْ سَألتُ ربِّي أولادا مُطِيعِينَ للّه وَجِلِينَ مِنهُ؛ حتّى إذا نَظَرتُ إلَيهِ وهُو مُطيعٌ للّه قَرَّت عَيني.
15. Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘I never asked my Lord for children with bright faces, nor did I ask Him for a son with a good stature, but I asked my Lord for children who are obedient to Allah and fear Him, so that when I look at the child, seeing him obedient to Allah, it will be a source of comfort for my eyes.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 104, p. 98, no. 66]

16. الإمام الصادق عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: ميراثُ اللّه مِن عَبدِهِ المؤمنِ وَلَدٌ صالِحٌ يَستَغفِرُ لَهُ.
16. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘Allah’s inheritance to His pious servant is a righteous child who repents for him.’
[Makarim al-Akhlaq, v. 1, p. 471, no. 1610]

النَّهيُ عن كُرهِ البناتِ / Prohibition of Hating Girls

17. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: لا تَكرَهوا البَناتَ؛ فإنَّهُنَّ المُؤنِساتُ الغالِياتُ.
17. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Do not hate girls, for they are the sources of delight and the valuable
[ones].’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45374]

18. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: البَناتُ هُنَّ المُشفِقاتُ الُمجَهَّزاتُ المُبارَكاتُ.
18. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Girls are the compassionate, the ones who have been provided for, the ones who are blessed.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45399]

19. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: إنّ اللّه تباركَ وتعالى علَى الإناثِ أرأفُ مِنهُ علَى الذُّكورِ، وما مِن رجُلٍ يُدخِلُ فَرحَةً علَى امرأةٍ بَينَهُ وبَينَها حُرمَةٌ، إلاّ فَرَّحَةُ اللّه تعالى يَومَ القِيامَةِ.
19. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Allah, Blessed and most High, is more affectionate to females than to males, and any man who brings happiness into the heart of a woman he is related to, Allah will make him happy on the Day of Resurrection.’
[al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 6, no. 7]

20. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: البَنونَ نَعيمٌ والبَناتُ حَسَناتٌ، واللّه يَسألُ عَنِ النَّعيمِ ويُثيبُ علَى الحَسَناتِ.
20. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘Boys are bounties and girls are merits, and Allah asks about bounties but rewards for merits.’
[al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 7, no. 12]

الحَثُّ علَى العدلِ بينَ الأولادِ / Enjoinment of Justice between Children

21. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: اِعدِلوا بَينَ أولادِكُم في النُّحْلِ، كما تُحِبُّونَ أن يَعدِلوا بَينَكُم في البِرِّ واللُّطفِ.
21. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Maintain justice among your children in gifts, just like you would like them to be just with you in goodness and affection.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45347]

22. الإمامُ عليٌّ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: أبصَرَ رسولُ اللّه رجُلاً لَهُ وَلَدانِ فقَبَّلَ أحَدَهُما وتَرَكَ الآخَرَ، فقالَ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: فَهَلاّ واسَيتَ بَينَهُما ؟!.
22. Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘The Prophet saw a man with two sons, who kissed one of them but left the other, so the Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Why do you not treat both of them equally?!’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 84, no. 94]

الحَثُّ علَى الإحسانِ إلَى الوالِدَينِ / Enjoinment of Being Good to One’s Parents

23. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ لَمّا سُئلَ عَن حقِّ الوالِدَينِ على وَلَدِهِما: هُما جَنَّتُكَ ونارُكَ.
23. The Prophet (SAWA), when asked about the rights of parents upon their child, said, ‘They are your Heaven and your Hell.’
[al-Targhib wa al-Tarhib, v. 3, p. 316, no. 10]

24. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ وقد سَألَهُ ابنُ مَسعودٍ عَن أحَبِّ الأعمالِ إلَى اللّه تعالى: الصَّلاةُ على وَقتِها . قلتُ: ثُمّ أيٌّ ؟ قالَ: بِرُّ الوالِدَينِ.
24. The Prophet (SAWA), when Ibn Mas`ud asked him about the most beloved of acts to Allah Almighty, said, ‘Prayer at its pescribed time.’ I asked, ‘Then what?’ He said, ‘Being good to one’s parents.’
[al-Targhib wa al-Tarhib, v. 3, p. 314, no. 1]

25. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: منَ بَرَّ والِدَيهِ طُوبى لَهُ، زادَ اللّه في عُمرِهِ.
25. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘He who is good to his parents, blessings be upon him, Allah will prolong his life.’
[al-Targhib wa al-Tarhib, v. 3, p. 317, no. 17]

26. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: رِضـا اللّه فـي رِضـا الوالِدِ، وسَخَطُ اللّه في سَخَطِ الوالِدِ.
26. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Allah’s satisfaction lies in the satisfaction of one’s parent, and Allah’s discontentment lies in the discontentment of one’s parent.’
[al-Targhib wa al-Tarhib, v. 3, p. 322, no. 30]

27. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: بَرُّوا آباءكُم يَبَرَّكُم أبناؤكُم.
27. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘Be good to your parents and your children will be good to you.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 65, no. 31]

28. الإمامُ الرِّضا عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: إنّ اللّه عز و جل ... أمَـرَ بالشُّكرِ لَهُ ولِلوالِدَين، فمَن لَم يَشكُرْ والِدَيهِ لَم يَشكُرِ اللّه .
28. Imam al-RiÃÁ (AS) said, ‘Allah Almighty… ordered thankfulness to Him and to one’s parents, so whoever does not thank their parents does not thank Allah.’
[al-Khisal, p. 156, no. 196]

29. الإمامُ الرِّضا عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: بِرُّ الوالِدَينِ واجِبٌ وإن كانا مُشرِكَينِ، ولا طاعَهَ لَهُما في مَعصيَةِ الخالِقِ.
29. Imam al-RiÃÁ (AS) said, ‘Being good to one’s parents is obligatory, even if they are polytheists, but there is no obedience due to them if it entails disobedience to the Creator.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 72, no. 55]

الحَثُّ على بِرِّ الوالِدَينِ بعدَ مَوتِهِما / Enjoinment of Being Good to One’s Parents
[even] After Their Death

30. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ لَمّا سُئلَ عن بِرِّ الوالِدَينِ بَعدَ مَوتِهِما: نَعَم، الصَّلاةُ علَيهِما، والاستِغفارُ لَهُما، وإنفاذُ عَهدِهِما مِن بَعدِهِما، وصِلَةُ الرَّحِمِ الّتي لا تُوصَلُ إلاّ بهِما، وإكرامُ صَديقِهِما.
30. The Prophet (SAWA), when asked about being good to one’s parents after their death, said, ‘Yes,
[it entails] praying for them, seeking forgiveness for them, fulfilling their promises after them, maintaining kinship that is not done other than through them, and honouring their friends.’
[al-Targhib wa al-Tarhib, v. 3, p. 323, no. 32]

31. الإمامُ الباقرُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: إنّ العَبدَ لَيكونُ بارّا بِوالِدَيهِ في حياتِهِما، ثُمّ يَموتانِ فلا يَقضي عَنهُما دُيونَهُما ولا يَستَغفِرُ لَهُما فيَكتُبُهُ اللّه عاقّا . وإنّهُ لَيكونُ عاقّا لَهُما في حياتِهِما غَيرَ بارٍّ بهِما، فإذا ماتا قَضى دَينَهُما واستَغفَرَ لَهُما فيَكتُبُهُ اللّه عز و جل بارّا.
31. Imam al-Baqir (AS) said, ‘A man could be obedient to his parents during their lifetime, then they die and he does not repay their debts or ask Allah to forgive them, so Allah records him down as being insolent. Or, he could have been insolent to them during their lifetime and not obedient, but after their death he repays their debts and seeks forgiveness from Allah for them, Allah records him down as obedient.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 163, no. 21]

الجَنّةُ تحتَ أقدامِ الاُمَّهاتِ / Heaven is under the Feet of the Mothers

32. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: الجَنَّةُ تَحتَ أقدامِ الاُمَّهاتِ.
32. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Heaven is under the feet of the mothers.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45439]

33. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ لِرجُلٍ قالَ لَهُ: ما مِن عَمَلٍ قَبيحٍ إلّ قَد عَمِلتُهُ، فهَل لِي مِن تَوبَةٍ ؟: فهَل مِن والِدَيكَ أحَدٌ حَيٌّ ؟ قالَ: أبي، قالَ: فاذهَبْ فَبَرَّهُ، قالَ: فلَمّا ولّى، قالَ رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: لَو كانَت اُمُّهُ!.
33. The Prophet (SAWA) - a man once asked him, ‘There is not a single bad deed that I have not committed, but do I still have repentance?’ He replied, ‘Are any of your parents alive?’ He said, ‘My father.’ He (SAWA) said, ‘Then go and be good to him.’ The narrator said, ‘So when this person left, the Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘If only it was his mother!’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 82, no. 88]

34. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: جاءَ رجُلٌ إلَى النَّبيِّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ فقالَ: يا رسولَ اللّه، مَن أبَرُّ؟ قالَ: اُمَّكَ، قالَ: ثُمّ مَن ؟ قالَ: اُمَّكَ، قالَ: ثُمَّ مَن ؟ قالَ: اُمَّكَ، قالَ: ثُمّ مَن ؟ قالَ: أباكَ.
34. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘A man came to the Prophet (SAWA) and said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, whom shall I be good to?’ He said, ‘Your mother.’ He asked, ‘Then who?’ He (SAWA) said, ‘Your mother.’ He asked, ‘Then who?’ He (SAWA) said, ‘Your mother.’ He said, ‘And then who?’ He (SAWA) replied, ‘Your father.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 159, no. 9]

إيذاءُ الوالِدَينِ / Hurting One’s Parents

35. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: أدنَى العُقوقِ: «اُفٍّ»، ولَو عَلِمَ اللّه عز و جل شَيئا أهوَنَ مِنهُ لَنَهى عَنهُ.
35. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘The lowest level of insolence
[to one’s parents] is saying: ‘Fie’, and if Allah knew of something more insignificant than that He would have used it.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 348, no. 1]

36. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ في قولِهِ تعالى: «و اخْفِضْ لَهُما جَناحَ الذُّلِّ مِنَ الرَّحمَةِ»: لا تَملَأْ عَينَيكَ من النَّظَرِ إلَيهِما إلاّ بِرَحمَةٍ ورِقَّةٍ، ولا تَرفَعْ صَوتَكَ فَوقَ أصواتِهِما، ولا يَدَكَ فَوقَ أيديهِما، ولا تَقَدَّمْ قُدّامَهُما.
36. Imam al-Sadiq (AS), with regards to Allah’s verse in the Qur`an: \"Lower the wing of humility to them, out of mercy \" said, ‘Do not fill your eyes by looking at them other than with compassion and affection, and do not raise your voice over their voices, nor your hand over their hand, and do not walk in front of them.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 158, no. 1]

37. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ في قَولِهِ تعالى: «و قُلْ لَهُما قَوْلاً كَرِيما»: إن ضَرَباك فَقُلْ لَهُما: غَفَرَ اللّه لَكُما.
37. Imam al-Sadiq (AS), with regard to Allah’s verse in the Qur`an: \"but speak to them noble words\" said, ‘If they hit you, then say to them, ‘May Allah forgives you.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 158, no. 1]

عُقوقُ الوالِدَينِ / Insolence to One’s Parents

38. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: يُقالُ لِلعاقِّ: اِعمَلْ ما شِئتَ فإنّي لا أغفِرُ لَكَ.
38. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘It will be said
[by Allah] to the insolent
[towards his parents]: Do what you want, for I will not forgive you.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 80, no. 82]

39. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: مَن أحزَنَ والِدَيهِ فَقَد عَقَّهُما.
39. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Whoever upsets their parents has been insolent to them.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45537]

40. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: عُقوقُ الوالِدَينِ مِن الكَبائرِ؛ لأنَّ اللّه تعالى جَعَلَ العاقَّ عَصِيّا شَقِيّا.
40. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘Insolence to one’s parents is a grave sin, because Allah Almighty regards the insolent one as a sinner and a wretched person.’
[`Ilal al-Sharaey`, p. 479, p. 2]

41. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: مِن العُقوقِ أن يَنظُرَ الرّجُلُ إلى والِدَيهِ فيُحِدَّ النَّظَرَ إلَيهِما.
41. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘Insolence includes a man’s looking at his parents with a sharp gaze.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 349, no. 7]

42. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: مَـن نَـظَرَ إلى أبَـويهِ نَظَرَ ماقِتٍ وهُما ظالِمانِ لَهُ، لَم يَقبَلِ اللّه لَهُ صَلاةً.
42. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘Whoever looks at his parents with hatred, even if they oppress him, Allah will not accept a single prayer from him.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 61, no. 26]

43. الإمامُ الهاديُّ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: العُقوقُ يُعقِبُ القِلَّهَ، ويُؤَدّي إلَى الذِّلَّةِ.
43. Imam al-Hadi (AS) said, ‘Insolence brings about lack and leads to humiliation.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 84, no. 95]

حَقُّ الوالدِ علَى الوَلَدِ / The Right of the Parent upon the Child

44. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ لَمّا سُئلَ عَن حَقِّ الوالِدِ على وَلدِهِ: لا يُسَمِّيهِ باسمِهِ، ولا يَمشي بَينَ يَدَيهِ، ولا يَجلِسُ قَبلَهُ، ولا يَستَسِبُّ لَهُ.
44. The Prophet (SAWA), when asked about the right of the parent upon the chid, said, ‘He should not call them by their name, nor walk in front of them, nor sit before they do, nor make himself deserving of abuse from them.’
[al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 159, no. 5]

45. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ لِرجُلٍ قالَ لَهُ: إنّ أبي يُريدُ أن يَستَبيحَ مالي: أنتَ ومالُكَ لأبيكَ.
45 The Prophet (SAWA) was once asked by a man, ‘My father wants to confiscate my money’, to which he replied, ‘You and your money belong to your father.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45933]

حَقُّ الوَلَدِ علَى الوالِدِ / The Right of the Child upon the Parent

46. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: مِن حَقِّ الوَلَدِ على والِدِهِ ثَلاثَةٌ: يُحَسِّنُ اسمَهُ، ويُعَلِّمُهُ الكِتابَةَ، ويُزَوِّجُهُ إذا بَلَغَ.
46. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Among the rights of a child upon his parent are three: to give him a good name, to teach him how to write, and to marry him off when he becomes mature.’
[Makarim al-Akhlaq, v. 1, p. 474, no. 1627]

47. الإمامُ عليٌّ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: حَـقُّ الوَلَدِ علَى الوالِدِ أن يُحَسِّنَ اسمَهُ، ويُحَسِّنَ أدَبَهُ، ويُعَلِّمَهُ القرآنَ.
47. Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘The right of the child upon the parent is that he gives him a good name, disciplines him with good manners, and teaches him the Qur`an.’
[Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 399]

48. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: تَجِبُ للوَلَدِ على والِدِهِ ثَلاثُ خِصالٍ :اختِيارُهُ لِوالِدَتِهِ، وتَحسينُ اسمِهِ، والمُبالَغَةُ في تَأديبهِ.
48. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘There are three things obligatory upon a parent for his child: to have him at his mother’s disposal, to give him a good name, and to go to lengths in disciplining him.’
[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78, p. 236, no. 67]

49. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: بِرُّ الرّجُلِ بوَلَدِهِ، بِرُّهُ بوالِدَيهِ.
49. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘The parent’s goodness towards his child is
[tantamount to] his goodness towards his own parents.’
[Makarim al-Akhlaq, v. 1, p. 475, no. 1633]

تَربيةُ الوَلَدِ / Upbringing of the Child

50. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: أكرِموا أولادَكُم وأحسِنوا آدابَهُـم.
50. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Honour your children and perfect their manners.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45410]

51. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: أدِّبوا أولادَكُم على ثَلاثِ خِصالٍ: حُبِّ نَبيِّكُم، وحُبِّ أهلِ بَيتِهِ، وقِراءةِ القرآنِ.
51. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Discipline your children with three features: the love of your Prophet (SAWA), the love of his Household, and the recitation of the Qur`an.’
[Ibid. no. 45409]

52. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: عَلِّموا أولادَكُم السِّباحَةَ والرِّمايَةَ.
52. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘Teach your children swimming and archery.’
[Wasa`il al-Shi`a, v. 12, p. 247, no. 13]

53. رسولُ اللّه صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيه وَ آلِهِ: الوَلَدُ سَيّدٌ سَبعَ سِنينَ، وخادِمٌ سَبعَ سِنينَ، ووَزيرٌ سَبعَ سِنينَ، فإن رضِيتَ مُكانَفَتَهُ لإحدى وعِشرينَ، وإلاّ فاضرِبْ على كَتِفِهِ، قد أعذَرتَ إلَى اللّه فيهِ.
53. The Prophet (SAWA) said, ‘A child is a master for seven years, a servant for seven years, and a minister for seven years. If you want, engage his assistance until
[the age of] twenty-one, or else strike him on his shoulder for you have completed your excuse to Allah in him.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45338]

54. الإمامُ عليٌّ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: مُرُوا أولادَكُم بطَلَبِ العِلم.
54. Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘Command your children to acquire knowledge.’
[Kanz al-`Ummal, no. 45953]

55. الإمامُ عليٌّ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: عَلِّموا صِبيانَكُمُ الصَّلاةَ، وخُذوهُم بها إذا بَلَغوا الحُلم.
55. Imam Ali (AS) said, ‘Teach your children to pray, and take them to account for it when they reach puberty.’
[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 6305]

56. الإمامُ الصّادقُ عَلَيهِ السَّلامُ: الغُلامُ يَلعَبُ سَبعَ سِنينَ، ويَتَعَلَّمُ الكِتابَ سَبعَ سِنينَ، ويَتَعَلَّمُ الحَلالَ والحَرامَ سَبعَ سِنينَ.
56. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘A child should play for seven years, learn literacy for seven years, and learn the permitted and the prohibited
[i.e. jurisprudence] for seven years.’
[Wasa`il al-Shi`a, v. 12, p. 247, no. 12]

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