Al-Kāfi - Volume 6 > To Bury the Hairs and Fingernails
Hadith #1

عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ عَنِ ابْنِ فَضَّالٍ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِهِ عَنْ أَبِي كَهْمَسٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) فِي قَوْلِ اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ أَ لَمْ نَجْعَلِ الْأَرْضَ كِفاتاً أَحْياءً وَ أَمْواتاً قَالَ دَفْنُ الشَّعْرِ وَ الظُّفُرِ .

1. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad from ibn Faddal from certain persons of his people from abu Kahmas who have said the following: “About the meaning of the words of Allah, most Majestic, most Glorious, ’Have We not made the earth a collector (homes) of dead and living/ (77:25) abu ’Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ’It is a reference to burying of the hairs and fingernails/”