What are the effects of reaching out to people when in need?


SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from Imam Sajjad (AS) who said: Reaching out to other people (extending hands in front of people) when in need will cause degradation and humility in life and in socializing with others; and this will also cause the destruction of modesty and diminishing dignity which actually is a kind of poverty in itself. But reducing requests from other people is actually freedom from want and a kind of ability for the person [1].

[1] Tohaful Oqool, Page 186 and Beharul Anwaar, Vol. 71, Page 12, Hadith 2.


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