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رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أفضَلُ النّاسِ مَن عَشِقَ العِبادَةَ فَعانَقَها، وأحَبَّها بقَلبِهِ، وباشَرَها بِجَسَدِهِ، وتَفرَّغَ لَها، فَهُو لا يُبالي عَلى ما أصبَحَ مِنَ الدُّنيا: عَلى عُسرٍ أم عَلى يُسرٍ.

The best of people is he who longs for worship and embraces it, loves it with his heart, throws himself into it with his whole body, and devotes himself exclusively to it, such that he is not concerned in what worldly state he wakes up in the morning: in difficulty or in ease.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 83, no. 3; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1012

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): كَفى بِالعِبادَةِ شُغلاً.

Worship suffices as an occupation.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, p. 35; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1012

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إذا أحَبَّ اللّه‏ُ عَبداً ألهَمَهُ حُسنَ العِبادَةِ .

When Allah loves a servant He inspires him to carry out the best forms of worship.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 4066; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1012

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): العُبوديَّةُ خَمسَةُ أشياءَ: خَلاءُ البَطنِ، وَقِراءةُ القرآنِ، وقِيامُ اللَّيلِ، والتَّضَرُّعُ عِندَ الصُّبحِ، والبُكاءُ مِن خَشيَةِ اللّه‏ِ .

Adoration [of Allah] consists of five things: keeping the stomach empty, reading the Qur’an, performing the night prayer, imploring Allah at dawn, and crying much from fear of Allah.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Mustadrak al-Wasa`il, v. 11, p. 244, no. 12875; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1012

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): لا عِبادَةَ إلّا بِيَقينٍ. Q

There is no use to worship without conviction.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Kanz al-Fawa’ id li al-Karajiki, v. 1, p. 55; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1012

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا خَيرَ في عِبادَةٍ ليسَ فيها تَفَقُّهٌ.

Worship without understanding is no good.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 204; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1013

الإمامُ زينَ العابدينُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا عِبادَةَ إلّا بالتَفَقُّهِ.

There is no point to worship unless performed with understanding.
Imām `Alī ibn Husayn (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 280; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1013

عيسى (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ لِرجُلٍ ـ: ما تَصنَعُ ؟ قالَ: أتَعَبَّدُ، قالَ: فمَن يَعودُ علَيكَ ؟ قالَ: أخي، قالَ: أخوكَ أعبَدُ مِنكَ .

Prophet Isa (a.s.) asked a man, ‘What are you doing?’ The man replied, ‘I am worshipping.’ So he asked, ‘Then who is it that supports you [financially]?’ He replied, ‘My brother’, to which Prophet Jesus (AS) said, ‘Your brother is a better worshipper than you.’
Prophet Isa (a.s.)
Tanbih al-Khawatir, v. 1, p. 65; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1013

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): العِبادَةُ عَشرَةُ أجزاءٍ، تِسعَةُ أجزاءٍ في طَلَبِ الحَلالِ .

Worship consists of ten parts, nine of which are to do with earning a lawful living.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 103, p. 18, no. 81; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1013

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): النَّظَرُ إلَى العالِمِ عِبادَةٌ، والنَّظَرُ إلَى الإمامِ المُقسِطِ عِبادَةٌ، وَالنَّظَرُ إلَى الوالِدَينِ بِرَأفَةٍ وَرحمَةٍ عِبادَةٌ، وَالنَّظَرُ إلى أخٍ تَوَدُّهُ في اللّه‏ِ عَزَّوجلَّ عِبادَةٌ .

Looking at [the face of] a scholar is worship, looking at [the face of] a just Imam is worship, looking at one’s parents with kindness and mercy is worship, and looking at the face of a brother whom you love for the sake of Allah is worship.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Amali al-Tusi, p. 454, no. 1015; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1014

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): حُسنُ الظَّنِّ باللّه‏ِ مِن عِبادَةِ اللّه‏ِ تعالى .

Entertaining the best opinion about Allah is a form of worship of Allah, most High.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Durrah al-Bahirah, p. 18; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1014

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): التَّفَكُّرُ في مَلَكوتِ السّماواتِ والأرضِ عِبادَةُ المُخلِصينَ.

Pondering about the dominion of the heavens and the earth is the worship of the sincere ones.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 1792; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1014

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ مِنَ العِبادَةِ لِينَ الكَلامِ وإفشاءَ السَّلامِ.

Verily part of worship is to talk to people in a gentle manner and to spread the greeting of peace among them.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3421; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1014

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ فَوقَ كلِّ عِبادَةٍ عِبادَةً، و حُبُّنا أهلَ البَيتِ أفضَلُ عِبادَةٍ.

Verily above every act of worship is an even better act of worship, and love for us, the household of the Prophet, is the best act of worship.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Mahasin, v. 1, p. 247, no. 462; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1014

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): (إنّ) العُبّادَ ثَلاثةٌ: قَومٌ عَبَدوا اللّه‏َ عَزَّوجلَّ خَوفاً فتِلكَ عِبادَةُ العَبيدِ، وَقَوم عَبَدوا اللّه‏َ تَباركَ وتَعالى طَلَبَ الثَّوابِ فتِلكَ عِبادَةُ الاُجَراءِ، وقَوم عَبَدوا اللّه‏َ عَزَّوجلَّ حُبّاً لَهُ فَتِلكَ عِبادَةُ الأحرارِ، وهِيَ أفضَلُ العِبادَةِ.

Whoever gives a speaker his full attention has indeed expressed a form of worship or adulation to him. If the speaker leads one to Allah through his words, then it is as if one worships Allah [by giving him attention], but if he leads one to Satan through his words, it is as if one worships Satan.
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 6, p. 434, no. 24; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1014

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن أطاعَ رَجُلاً في مَعصِيَةٍ فقَد عَبَدَهُ .

Worshippers are of three types: people who worship Allah, Mighty and Exalted, out of fear, and that is the worship of a slave; people who worship Allah, Blessed and most High, seeking to be rewarded thereof, and that is the worship of an employee; and people who worship Allah, Mighty and Exalted, out of love for Him, and that is the worship of free men and is the best type of worship.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 84, no. 5; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1015

الإمامُ الجواد (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): مَن أصغى إلى ناطِقٍ فقَد عَبَدَهُ، فإن كانَ النّاطِقُ يُؤَدّي عَنِ اللّه‏ِ عَزَّوجلَّ فقَد عَبَدَ اللّه‏َ، وإن كانَ النّاطِقُ يُؤَدّي عنِ الشَّيطانِ فقَد عَبَدَ الشَّيطانَ .

He who obeys someone in committing an act of disobedience [to Allah] has indeed worshipped him.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 398, no. 8; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1015

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أفضَلُ العِبادَةِ الفِقهُ .

The best form of worship is to gain an understanding [of religion].
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Khisal, p. 30, no. 104; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1015

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أعظَمُ العِبادَةِ أجراً أخفاها .

The worship deserving of the greatest reward is that which is most discreetly performed.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Qurb al-Isnad, p. 135, no. 475; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1015

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): العِبادَةُ مَعَ أكلِ الحَرامِ‏كالبِناءِ عَلَى الرَّملِ ، وقيلَ :عَلَى الماءِ .

Worship performed while having consumed unlawful food is like a building built on sand.’ [or on water according to other narrations].
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Uddat al-Da`ai, p. 141; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1015

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أفضَلُ العِبادَةِ العَفافُ.

The best form of worship is self-restraint.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 468, no. 8; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1015

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أفضَلُ العِبادَةِ غَلَبَةُ العادَةِ.

The best form of worship is breaking a habit or an addiction.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 2873; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1016

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أفضَلُ العِبادَةِ الزَّهادَةُ.

The best form of worship is abstinence.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 2872; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1016

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أفضَلُ العِبادَةِ العِلمُ بِاللّه‏ِ والتَّواضُعُ لَهُ.

The best form of worship is coming to know Allah and humbling oneself before Him.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 364; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1016

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أفضَلُ العِبادَةِ إدمانُ التَّفَكُّرِ في اللّه‏ِ وفي قُدرَتِهِ .

The best form of worship is to be in a state of perpetual reflection about Allah and His power.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 55, no. 3; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1016

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): واللّه‏ِ ما عُبِدَ اللّه‏ُ بِشيءٍ أفضَلَ مِن أداءِ حَقِّ المُؤمِنِ .

By Allah, there is no better way to worship Allah than to fulfil the right of a fellow believer.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Ikhtisas, p. 28; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1016

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أعبَدُ النّاسِ مَن أقامَ الفَرائضَ .

The best worshipper among people is he who performs the acts obligatory upon him.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Khisal, p. 16, no. 56; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1016

الإمامُ الرِّضا (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لَيسَتِ العِبادَةُ كَثرَةَ الصِّيامِ وَالصَّلاةِ، وَإنَّما العِبادَةُ كَثرَةُ التَّفَكُّرِ في أمرِ اللّه‏ِ .

Worship is not about fasting or praying much, rather worship is to reflect much on the command of Allah.
Imām Alī ibn Mūsā al-Rezā (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 442; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1016

الإمامُ الجوادُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): أفضَلُ العِبادَةِ الإخلاصُ .

The best form of worship is sincerity.
Imām Muhammad al-Taqī (a.s.)
Tanbih al-Khawatir, v. 2, p. 109; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1016

عيسى (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): بِحقٍّ أقولُ لَكُم: إنَّهُ كَما يَنظُرُ المَريضُ إلى طَيِّبِ الطَّعامِ فلا يَلتَذُّهُ مَعَ ما يَجِدُهُ مِن شِدَّةِ الوَجَعِ، كذلِكَ صاحِبُ الدّنيا لا يَلتَذُّ بِالعِبادَةِ ولا يَجِدُ حَلاوَتَها مَعَ ما يَجِدُ مِن حُبِّ المالِ .

With truth I tell you that verily just as the sick man can only look at good food but cannot enjoy it due to the intense pain he suffers, similarly the man engrossed in worldly affairs cannot enjoy worship nor taste its sweetness because of the love that he harbours for worldly possessions
Prophet Isa (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 507; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1017

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): آفَةُ العِبادَةِ الفَترَةُ.

The bane of worship is lassitude.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 6; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1017

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا تُكَرِّهوا إلى أنفُسِكُمُ العِبادَةَ.

Do not make worship loathsome to yourselves [by forcing it upon yourselves].
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 86, no. 2; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1017

The narrator asked Imam Ja’far Sadiq (a.s.), “O Master! How is it possible that a person goes to Paradise because of a house fly and another into Hell because of it?” Imam (a.s.) replied, “These two persons went to a tribe, which was celebrating a feast on that day. That tribe had an idol and none was allowed to go near it without offering a sacrifice. However there was no restriction on the size of sacrifice. The tribe refused to permit them passage unless they offered a sacrifice. One of those two persons said that he didn’t have anything to sacrifice. Then he caught a fly, killed it and offered it as a sacrifice while other companion refused to sacrifice even a fly for the sake of anyone except Allah. The tribal people killed him and he entered Paradise. On the other hand, the person who was left alive got punished in Hell.”
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Iqbal al-A`amal, page 284/285

Certainly, Allah sent His messenger, so that He may extricate the humankind from the worship of people and direct them to the worship of Allah.”
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Greater Sins Vol 1, Part 3, page 76