Adornment الزِّينَة



1ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنّ اللّه‏َ يُحِبُّ ـ إذا خَرَجَ عَبدُهُ المؤمنُ إلى أخيهِ ـ أن يَتَهَيَّأ لَهُ وأن يَتَجَمَّلَ.

1– The Prophet (S) said, 'Verily Allah likes it for a believing servant of His, when he goes to visit a fellow brother, to get ready and adorn himself.’[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 79, p. 307, no. 23]

2ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لِيَتَزَيَّنْ أحدُكُم لأخيهِ المُسلمِ إذا أتاهُ كما يَتَزَيَّنُ للغَريبِ الذي يُحِبُّ أن يَراهُ في أحسَنِ الهَيئَةِ.

2– Imam Ali (a.s.) said, 'You should adorn yourself for your fellow Muslim brother when you go to visit him just as you adorn yourself for a stranger for whom you want to make a good first impression.’[Bihar al-Anwar, p. 298, no. 3]

3ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): زِينَةُ البَواطِنِ أجمَلُ مِن زِينَةِ الظَّواهِرِ.

3– Imam Ali (a.s.) said, 'The adornment of your inner selves is more beautiful than the adornment of the outer.’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 5503]

4ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): زَينُ الإيمانِ طَهارَةُ السَّرائرِ وحُسنُ العَملِ في الظّاهِرِ.

4– Imam Ali (a.s.) said, 'The adornment of faith is purity of one's innermost thoughts coupled with good actions manifested outwardly.’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 5504]

The Best Adornment

أحسَنُ الزِّينَةِ

5ـ رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): أحسَنُ زِينَةِ الرَّجُلِ السَّكِينَةُ معَ إيمانٍ .

5– The Prophet (S) said, 'The best thing a man can adorn himself with is tranquility coupled with faith.’[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 71, p. 337, no. 2]

6ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ أحسَنَ الزِّيِّ ما خَلَطَكَ بالناسِ وجَمَّلَكَ بينَهُم وكَفَّ ألسِنَتَهُم عنكَ.

6– Imam Ali (a.s.) said, 'The best attire is that which enables you to blend in with people, which makes you look presentable in front of them, and which does not give tongues an excuse to wag about you.’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 3470]

7ـ الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ما تَزَيَّنَ مُتَزَيِّنٌ بمِثلِ طاعَةِ اللّه‏ِ.

7– Imam Ali (a.s.) said, 'No one can adorn himself with a better adornment than the obedience of Allah.’[Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 9489]