The Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) told Ali (A.S) : "O Ali! verily you are the distributor of (the water of) Kausar". It is related in khisaal of Shaikh Sadooq that the Commander of the faithful Ali (A.S) said, "I along with my progeny (Ahlulbait) will be standing besides the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) near the spring of Kausar.
Whoever wishes to meet us should strive to emulate our actions and words. For every house has some generous and noble people. Intercession (Shafa'at) is surely there for our friends. Hence strive to meet us there. For we shall shun away our enemies from there and give our friends to drink from it. And whoever drinks a sip from that blessed water will never become thirsty.
It is written in the Sahih of Bukhari that when some of the companions of the Prophet (P.B.U.H) will be removed from the Kausar, the Prophet (P.B.U.H) will say, "o my Lord! these are my companions
Allah will reply, "You do not know what they did after you.
They spread false traditions and made changes in religion (Bid-at) This tradition is also quoted in the ninth volume of the saheeh of Muslim.
The pulpit of praise (Maqame Mahmood).
In the Tafseer of Furat bin Ibrahim kufi Imam Ja'far-as Sadiq (A.S) quotes a lengthy Hadees from the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) that He said : As Allah has promised me, He will surely fulfill it. "May be your Lord will raise you to a position of great glory". (Surah- al- Bani Israil: 79).
He will gather all the people on the day of Qayamat, and will erect a Pulpit (Mimbar) for (zabro Jad), emeralds (zamrood), rubies (Yaqoot) and gold.
I will mount on it and sit on the highest step. At that moment Jibra'eel will bring the Standard of praise (Liwaul Hamd), and handing it over to me will say,"O Mohammad (P.B.U.H)! verily this is the praiseworthy position (Maqame Mahmood) about which Allah had promised you Then I will tell Ali (A.S) to mount the Pulpit, He shall do so and sit one step after me. Then I will hand over the Standard to him.
Ali (A.S) will be the Distributor of Heaven & hell (Kaseemill Jannate wan Naar).
The gate-keeper of Paradise (Rizwan) will bring the keys of Paradise and hand them over to me. Likewise the Keeper of hell (Malik) will also come and hand over the keys of hell to me. Then 1 in turn will give the keys to Ali the son of Abu Talib (A.S) [O Ali ! You are the distributor of Paradise and hell -Holy Prophet]. And at that time Paradise and hell will be obedient to me as a bride is to her groom. And this is the interpretation of the Verse (Ayah): "Do cast into hell every ungrateful., rebellious one". (Surah al-Qaf: 24).
By: Shaykh Abbas Qummi