Question 13: What is the meaning of Allah’s saying, “Fasting is for Me and I reward for it” [Al-Kafi 4 page 63 narration 6.]
Answer: The reading, “I reward for it,” is incorrect as He swt rewards His servants for all worship, and there is no specificity for fasting as this incorrect reading suggests.
Fighting the Ego has two Sides;
the First: is inside this Bodily world, and the Second: is inside the Kingdom and Spiritual world, so the human is composed of a body and a spirit (or a soul and it is the speaking (tongue) implanted in the Heavens within the lowest arrangements of the spirit).
In the bees there are signs through which the people come to know the truth for the bees gather the honey from the trees and in the honey there is cure for the bodies and likewise are the Prophets, and the Vicegerents and their Shi’a, they gather the knowledge from the pure blessed trees, and in this knowledge is the cure for the souls/spirits.