The following narration is not from Bukhari nor narrated by Abu Hurayrah, rather it is from their own books (that many of their laymen are ignorant of), one of many proofs that the Ahlul-Bayt narrated and hold the same belief as the Salaf regarding the Names and Attributes of Allah i.e. believing and affirming them without distorting or denying the meanings, or asking how, or likening Him to His creation.”


‘Ayn Al-Haya vol. 1, pg. 367 by Al-Majlisi


وروي بسند معتبر عن أبي جعفر الباقر انّه قال : إذا كان الرجل على يمينك على رأي ثم تحوّل إلى يسارك فلا تقل الاّ خيراً ، ولا تبرأ منه حتى تسمع منه ما سمعت وهو على يمينك ، فإنّ القلوب بين أصبعين من أصابع الله يقلّبها كيف يشاء ساعة كذا وساعة كذا ، وانّ العبد ربما وفّق للخير [البحار 75 : 48 ح 9 باب 4 عن علل الشرائع.].


It is narrated with an reliable chain (of narration) from Abu Ja’far Al-Baqir, who said, ‘[…] verily, the hearts are between the two fingers of the fingers of Allah. He turns it the way he likes […]’ [Bihar Al-Anwar 48 : 75. v. 9 and ‘Ilal Al-Shara’i]

Now a very similar narration can be found in Sunni books (that early Rafidah have most likely simply plagiarised and attributed to the Imams):

قال رسول الله: «إن قلوب بني آدم كلها بين أصبعين من أصابع الرحمن كقلب واحد يصرفه حيث يشاء ثم قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: اللهم مصرف القلوب صرف قلوبنا على طاعتك» رواه مسلم


Abdullah Ibn ‘Amr Ibn al-‘Aas narrated that he heard Allah’s Messenger (Allah’s Prayers and Peace be upon him) as saying: “Verily, the hearts of all the children of Adam are between two fingers of the fingers of the Compassionate Lord as one heart. He turns it the way (direction) He likes.” Then Allah’s Messenger (Allah’s Prayers and Peace be upon him) said: “O Allah, the Turner of the hearts, turn our hearts to Your obedience” [Muslim]
The sheer irony is that one will encounter many zealous Shias rejecting the ‘two fingers of Allah’ narration in Sunni books without realising of course that this very narration has been reported in their books too and on top of it authenticated by their top Hadith experts. Despite that you will see Shias, including many of their scholars and polemicists accusing the likes of Imam Muslim, Bukhari, the Sahabah (who narrated such narrations), and Sunnis and Salafis (“Wahabis”) in general often of anthropomorphism (Arabic: Tajsim/Tashbih), simply for them (Ahl Al-Sunnah) having narrated such narrations and having classified them as authentic.

We are of course well aware that modern day Imamite Shias will make Ta`wil (interpret away) such a narration), especially undesired (fingers of Allah) parts of it, after all Imamism went through the evolution of being transmitted by open extreme Mujassimah/Mushabbihah (anthropomorphists) to the stage of being an extreme Jahmite-Mu’tazilah-like Mu’attilah (Sifat-Rejectors) sect. However, this is beside the point, for many Twelver Imamites do not simply have an issue with a particular understanding (like the Salafi/Athari) of such Hadith, rather they object to the very content of it i.e. the so called anthropomorphobic nature of it. Truth is of course that there is nothing anthropomorphobic about the narration of Allahs two fingers, unless Shias want to start accusing the Ahl Al-Bayt, likes of Abu Ja’far Al-Baqir (father of Al-Sadiq) of Tajsim/Tashbih for having used “Wahabi” jargon and descriptions for Allah, such as body parts.