Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi,
Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to religious questions. In the past, he has also spent significant time in India guiding the community.
This authentic Hadeeth ذِكرُ عليّ عبادة is narrated in Shia books and Sunni books. Shia books like:
1. Manla Yahdharuhul Faqeeh; Hadeeth number 2145 and 2146
2. Kashful Yaqeen 449.
3. Al-Siratul Mustaqeem, V.1, P. 209.
4. Al-Ekhtisaas as quoted in Biharul Anwaar , V. 91, P. 69.
'Sunni books narrated this Hadeeth from many companions and from 'Aisha saying the she heard Rasoolullah (SAWA) saying: Remembering (mentioning) Ali is a worship.
1. It is narrated by al-Khawarizmi in al-Manaaqib 261.
2. Ibn al-Maghazili in al-Manaaqib, Hadeeth 243.
3. Ibn 'Asaakir in Tareekh Dimishq, V. 42, P. 356.
4. Al-Wissabi in Asnal Mataalib , page 76.