Sunan At-Tirmidhī Ḥadīth [2323]

Qa'is bin Abī Ḥāzim said: I heard Mustawrid, a member of Banū Fihr, saying: The Messenger of Allāh (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) said: "The world compared to the Hereafter is but like what one of you gets when placing his finger into the sea, so look at what you draw from it."

Commentary: The Ḥadīth is in fact intended to convey the idea that the world, when compared to the Hereafter, is as insignificant as is the drop of water sticking to a man's finger in comparison with the sea. The parable has just been coined to deliver a message. Otherwise in reality, the world does not weigh even as much as we understand from the parable since the world, along with all its paraphernalia, is at best temporal and limited while the Hereafter is limitless and never-ending. And it is a known fact that the limited and temporal cannot be compared with the never-ending and limitless.

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Ṣaḥīḥ Al-Bukhārī Ḥadīth [2067]

Narrated Anas Ibn Mālik (may Allāh be pleased with him): I heard Allah's Messenger (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) saying: "Whoever desires an expansion in his sustenance and age, should keep good relations with his kith and kin."

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Sunan At-Tirmidhī Ḥadīth [2793]

Narrated 'Abdur-Rahmān bin Abū Sa'īd [Al-Khudrī] from his father who said: "The Messenger of Allāh (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) said: 'A man is not to look at the 'Awrah of a man, and a woman is not to look at the 'Awrah of a woman. A man is not to be alone with a man under one garment, and a woman is not to be alone with a woman under one garment.'"

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Sunan Abī Dawūd Ḥadīth [4297]

Narrated Thawban (may Allāh be pleased with him): The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) said: The people will soon summon one another to attack you as people when eating invite others to share their dish. Someone asked: Will that be because of our small numbers at that time? He replied: No, you will be numerous at that time: but you will be scum and rubbish like that carried down by a torrent, and Allah will take fear of you from the breasts of your enemy and last enervation into your hearts. Someone asked: What is wahn (enervation). Messenger of Allāh (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him): He replied: Love of the world and dislike of death.

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