Imam Jafar ibn Muhammad (as) al Sadiq narrated from his father (as), who narrated from Imam Ali ibn Hussain (as), who narrated from his father (as), who narrated from Ameerul Momineen (as), who said:
RasoolAllah (sawa) said: Allah has bestowed upon Ali ibn Abi Talib (as) immeasurable virtues. If someone mentions one of his virtues while believing in it, Allah will forgive all of his past and future sins. If someone writes one of his virtues, angels will seek forgiveness for him for as long as that written text continues to exist. If someone listens to one of his virtues, Allah will forgive all of the sins that he has committed using his ears. If someone reads a book about his virtues, Allah will forgive all of the sins that he has committed using his eyes. Looking at Ali ibn Abi Talib (as) is ibadat (worship) of Allah, and mentioning him is ibadat (worship) of Allah. Allah does not accept the beliefs of anyone who does not accept the wilayat of Ali (as), and who does not disassociate from his enemies.

Source: Bihar Al-Anwar Volume 26 Page 229 Hadith 10 (See Image), Amaali Al-Sadouq Page 119 Hadith 9, Ta’weel Al-Ayat Page 888

وبإسناده عن الصادق جعفر بن محمد عليهما السلام قال: قال رسول الله (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم): إن الله تعالى جعل لأخي علي بن أبي طالب (عليه السلام) فضائل لا تحصى كثرة فمن قرأ فضيلة من فضائله مقرا بها غفر الله له ما تقدم من ذنبه وما تأخر، ومن كتب فضيلة من فضائله لم تزل الملائكة يستغفرون له ما بقي لتلك الكتابة رسم، ومن استمع إلى فضيلة من فضائله غفر الله له الذنوب التي اكتسبها بالسمع ومن نظر إلى كتابة من فضائله غفر الله له الذنوب التي اكتسبها بالنظر. ثم قال: النظر إلى علي بن أبي طالب (عليه السلام) عبادة ولا يقبل الله إيمان عبد إلا بولايته والبراءة من أعدائه

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