SHAFAQNA – One of the companions asked Imam Ali (AS): Oâ€™ the commander of the believers, have you seen God? Imam Ali (AS) replied: Do I pray to a being that I have not seen? Imam (AS) was asked again: How did you see? Imam Ali (AS) replied: Eyes cannot see God but hearts with divine belief can see the Almighty . In another narration, Imam Ali (AS) said: I do not pray to a God who I have not seen .
 Nahjul Balaghah, Sermon Number 179 & Beharul Anwaar, Vol. 72, Page 279.
 Kafi, Vol.1, Page 98.