Describe for us the description of washing the body of the deceased [in preparation for burial]…
It reached me that the Fire will not harm the area which has been touched by the tears [which flowed due to the fear of Allaah].
…he would cry until he was overcome with tears.
There were two dark lines on the face of ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab, due to weeping.
O son of Aadam, by Allaah, if you were to read the Qur.aan [with understanding] and then believed in [what] it [contains], your sadness [at what comes to pass] in this world will be lengthened, and your fear [of Allaah] in this world will intensify, and your weeping in this world will increase.
Indeed it is my falling short [of sufficient good deeds] that I weep over.
My two feet have not become dusty [fighting] in the Path of Allaah.
The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ kissed ‘Uthmaan ibn Magh.dthoon whilst he [lay there before him] – dead, and [as he did so] his tears fell upon the cheek of ‘Uthmaan ibn Magh.dthoon.
What is the matter with you (what makes you cry)?
‘Abdul-A’laa said to me: Certainly he who has been given knowledge which does not cause him to weep, then it is feared he has not been given knowledge which benefits him.