A Bundle of Flowers

Worldly Possessions and Greedily Compiling Wealth

The Holy Prophet (S) said: "He whose two days (of life) are the same (making no spiritual progress) is at loss."

Bihar-ul-Anwar, vol. 71, p. 173

The seventh Imam, Musa ibn Ja'far (‘a), said: "The likeness of this world is as the water of the sea. However much (water) a thirsty person drinks from it, his thirst increases so much so that the water kills him."

Bihar-ul-Anwar, vol. 78, p. 311

Imam Hadi, the tenth Imam (‘a), said: "People are respected in this world for possessing wealth and in the Hereafter for possessing righteous deeds."

Bihar-ul-Anwar, vol. 78, p. 368

The Holy Prophet (S) said: "The destruction of my female followers is in two things: gold and immodest clothes; and the destruction of my male followers lies in abandoning knowledge and compiling wealth."

The Collection of Waram