“Once Abu ‘Abd Allah (as) said, while tapping his hand on a cushion in the house, ‘O Husayn, These are cushions on which so often angels lean and perhaps we pick up parts of their fluff around.’”

Sanad: Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Muhammad ibn Khalid from Muhammad ibn al-Qasim from al-Husayn ibn abu al-‘Ala’ who has said the above hadith

Source: Usool al-Kafi, Volume 1, Chapter 154, Hadith #2 (See First Image below)

Grading: Allaamah al-Majlisi said the chain was Good/Hasan (حسن) [Mira’at al-Uqool, Volume 4, Page 289 (See Second Image below)]
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“Once I went to see Ali ibn al-Husayn (as) and I was confined in the room for an hour then I went inside the house while he was picking up things and giving to someone behind the curtain. I then asked, ‘May Allah keep my soul in service for your cause, what was that thing that I saw you picking up?’ The Imam said, ‘The fluff from the angels when they come to meet us and we use it to amuse our children.’ I then said, ‘May Allah keep my soul in service for your cause, do they come to you?’ The Imam said, ‘O abu Hamza, they form a crowd over our furnishings.’”

Sanad: Muhammad has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn al-Hakam who has said that Malik ibn ‘Atiyya al-Ahmasi narrated to him from abu Hamza al-Thumali who has said the above hadith

Source: Usool al-Kafi, Volume 1, Chapter 154, Hadith #3 (See First Image below)

Grading: Allaamah al-Majlisi said this hadith is Sahih/Authentic (صحيح) [Mira’at al-Uqool, Volume 4, Page 290 (See Second Image below)]

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