The Holy Prophet (saws) said of Maula Ali


The Holy Prophet (BUH & HF) mentioned,
“Whomever I am his master, this Ali is his master”

Shia Reference: Usul Kafi, Vol. 1, Pg 290

Sunni Reference: Musnad Ahmad Hanbal, Chapter 39, Pg 297, Hadith 18497


The position of Ali (A.S) amongst the people is like Surat Qul Hu Allahu Ahad in the Qur’an.

Shia Reference: Al-Tirmidhi, 2/299;  Al-Nisa’i, 27;  Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 191.

Sunni Reference: Muslim, 1/48;  Musnad Ahmad, 6/299;


Ali (A.S) holds a right over this nation like the right of a father over his son.

Shia Reference: Al-Tirmidhi, 2/299; Al-Hakim, 3/130;  Al-Nisa’i, 7;  Asad Al-Ghaba, 3/40..

Sunni Reference: Muslim, 2/361;  Musnad Ahmad, 3/198;


Of whomever I was master, Ali (A.S) is his master..

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/129;  Kenz Al-Omal, 6/157;  Usul Kafi, Vol. 1, Pg 293; Al-Dilmi.

Sunni Reference: Muslim, 2/361; Musnad Ahmad Hanbal, Chapter 39, Pg 297, Hadith 18497


I am the warner, and the guide after me is Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Al-Tirmidhi, 2/135;  Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’I, 20;  Kenz Al-Omal, 1/247; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 222.

Sunni Reference: Musnad Ahmad, 1/151; 


Ali (A.S) is the distinguisher between truth and falsehood.

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/132;  Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 92.

Sunni Reference: Musnad Ahmad, 1/331;


Ali (A.S) holds the position of the Kaaba.

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/122;  Al-Tabarani, 6/155;  Kenz Al-Omal.

Sunni Reference: Musnad Ahmad, 3/82; 


The most miserable person from the beginning of the world to the end is the murderer of Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/141; Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’i 39; Al-Tabari, 2/408; Kenz Al-Omal, 5/58.

Sunni Reference: Musnad Ahmad, 4/263;


 

Embellish your gatherings by mentioning Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/109; Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’I, 9;
Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 16; Al-Manaqib of Akhtab Khawarizm, 94; Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 8/290; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda.

Sunni Reference: Musnad Ahmad, 4/368, 5/419;


 

My Lord commanded me to close all the doors except the door of Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’i, 13; Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/125; Al-Tirmidhi, 13/173; Al-Bayhaqi, 7/65; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 282; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 245; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 126.]
Sunni Reference: Musnad Ahmad, 4/369;


 

There is a tree in Paradise called Tuba. Its roots are in the house of Ali, and its branch is Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/109; Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’i, 25; Al-Tirmidhi; Al-Tabarani.

Sunni Reference: Musnad Ahmad, 4/370;


 

The one who wants to live my life and die my death will attach himself to Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference:  Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/128; Kenz Al-Omal, 6/217; Al-Tabarani.

Sunni Reference: Musnad of Ahmad, 5/94;


 

Ali (A.S) is to me what Haroun was to Musa.

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/137; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 65, 104;
Al-Tabarani; HAliyat Al-Awliya’, 1/63;Akhtab Khawarizm, 229.Ershad Mofid, Vol. 1, Pg 8

Sunni Reference: Sahih Bukhari, Chapter 13, Hadith 4064


 

Ali (A.S) is the door of my knowledge, and the one who will clarifies for my nation that which I was sent with.

Shia Reference: Tafsir Al-Tabari, 3/171;Al-Darr Al-Manthour, 6/379; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 61.

Sunni Reference: Shawahid Al-Tanzil, 2/356;


 

For the one who believes and trusts in me, I recommend the wilayat of Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 1/230; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/168; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 49; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 266.

Sunni Reference: Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 1/316;


 

Ali (A.S) stands in relation to me as my head to my body.

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/141; Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 1/583; HAliyat Al-Awliya’, 1/182; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/219.

Sunni Reference: Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 1/51;


 

Every prophet has an executor and inheritor, and my executor and inheritor is Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Kenz Al-Omal, 6/158; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 94.

Sunni Reference: Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 11/173; Shawahid Al-Tanzil, 2/223;


 

Ali (A.S) is the best of humanity, and the one who denies it has blasphemed.

Shia Reference: Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 129; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 233; Al-Khawarizmi, 235.

Sunni Reference: Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 5/37;


 

The title of the believer’s book is love for Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Al-Manaqib of Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 243; Al-Jami^ of Al-Sayuti, 2/145; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda. 

Sunni Reference: Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khatib Al-Baghdadi, 4/410;


 

There is no sword but Dhul-Fiqar, and there is no man but Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 2/385; Sunan Al-Bayhaqi, 3/376;Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 197; Al-Tabari, 2/514; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/190.]


The carrier of my flag in this life and the Hereafter is Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Kenz Al-Omal, 6/122; Al-Tabari, 2/201; Al-Khawarizmi, 250; Al-Fadha’il of Ahmad, 253; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 42/200.


The truest believers are three: the believer during the time of Al Ya-Sin, the believer during the time of Pharaoh, and the best of all, Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Al-Manaqib of Ahmad, 194, 239; Kenz Al-Omal, 5/31; Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 2/83;
Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 245; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 126.


The caller will call out on the Day of Judgment, ‘O Muhammad, blessed be your father, and Ibrahim, and blessed be your brother, Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Al-Fadha’il of Ahmad, 253;Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 67; Al-Khawarizmi, 83; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/201.


Dear God, don’t take my life until you have shown me the face of Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/201; Al-Fadha’il of Ahmad, 253; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 67; Akhtab Khawarizm, 83.


We were created from the same tree, I and Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Al-Tirmidhi, 13/178; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 122; Asad Al-Ghaba, 4/26; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/216.


The most knowledgeable person in my nation after me is Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Manaqib Al-Imam Ali Ibn Abi TAlib (A.S) of Ibn Al-Maghazeli Al-Shafi^i.


The most judicious person in my nation is Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 70; Arjah Al-MatAlib, 544.


Exemption from the Hellfire comes with love for Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 2/241; Tarikh Baghdad of Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, 6/851;Akhtab Khawarizm, 86; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 90.


There would not be one sufficient for Fatima if God had not created Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: HAliyat Al-Awliya’, 1/34; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/177; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 242; Al-Khawarizmi, 42; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 112.


The first of you to reach the Pond is the first of you who accepted Islam: Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Kenz Al-Omal, 6/154; Al-Tabarani, 5/32; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 1/165; Dhaka’ir Al-^Aqi, 65; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 230.


No one is permitted on the Bridge except by the wilayat of Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 15; Al-Isti^ab, 2/457.


No one can give account of me but Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 119, 242; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/177; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 112, 419;
Al-Khawarizmi, 253.


The most righteous one is Ali (A.S).

Shia Reference: Al-Bayhaqi, 4/35; Kenz Al-Omal, 7/176; Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 2/276; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 93.


The hand of Ali (A.S) and my hand are equal in justice.

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/14; Al-Tabari, 2/272; Al-Tirmidhi, 2/299; Ibn Al-Maghazeli.


Ali (A.S) is my brother in this life and the Hereafter.

Shia Reference: Al-Khasa’is of Al-Nisa’i, 5; Al-Tirmidhi; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 61; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 37; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 57.


Ali (A.S) is the door of servitude, and whoever passes through that door is a true believer.

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori; Kenz Al-Omal, 6/156; Al-Dilmi.


Ali (A.S) is the Imam of goodness, the fighter against iniquity, the helper of those who come to his aid, and the deserter of those who desert him.

Shia Reference: Kenz Al-Omal, 6/153; Al-Darqatani.


Ali (A.S) is the Imam of the pious, the prince of believers, and the leader of the resplendent.

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/129; Kenz Al-Omal, 6/153.


Ali (A.S) and his shi^a are the successful ones.

Shia Reference: Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 47; Mizan Al-^Itidal, 2/313.


Love for Ali (A.S) is faith, and hatred for Ali is hypocrisy.

Shia Reference: Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 67; Al-Khawarizmi, 236; Fara’id Al-Samateen; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda.


Ali (A.S) is the partition between Heaven and Hell.

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/127; Kenz Al-Omal, 5/30; Al-Jami^ of Al-Suyuti, 1/374; Al-Tirmidhi; Ibn Maghazeli, 80.


Ali (A.S) is the beloved between two friends, myself and Ibrahim.

Shia Reference: Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 88; Fara’id Al-Samateen; Bea^ Al-Abrar; Moniq Ibn Ahmad Al-Khawarizmi.


Whoever splits with Ali (A.S) has split with me, and whoever splits with me has split with God.

Shia Reference: Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 45; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 181.


Ali (A.S) is from me and I am from him, and he is the protector of every true believer after me.

Shia Reference: Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 69; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 125.


Ali (A.S) is the most beloved of God and His Prophet in all of creation.

Shia Reference: Kenz Al-Omal, 5/33; Al-Riyadh Al-Nudhra, 2/211;Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 219.


Mentioning Ali (A.S) is a form of worship, and looking upon him is a form of worship.

Shia Reference: Mustadrak Al-Sahihain of Al-Hakim Al-Nisabori, 3/123; Kenz Al-Omal, 6/156; Al-Tabarani; Ibn Al-Maghazeli, 240, 278; Al-Khawarizmi, 62.


Love for Ali (A.S) is a good deed, so don’t ruin it with bad deeds.

Shia Reference: Al-Tabarani; Yanabi^ Al-Mawda, 2/3.