Tūbā (glad-tidings; specifically refers to a tree in Paradise) is for every servant who knows the people yet they do not know him, whom Allah Knows and is well-pleased with. These are the niches of guidance and they emerge unscathed from every dark, blinding tribulation.
—’Alī b. Abī Ṭālib [d.40AH/661CE]
[Ibn Abi Shaybah, vol. 8, pg. 155 / Abu Nu’aym, vol. 1, pg. 77]
(Read on pg 94, Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali and Abu Bakr al-Ajurri, The Journey of the Strangers. Daar as-Sunnah Publishers. Birmingham: 2009.)