Category: Damascus History

Style: Damascus

Bio: Abu Darda

Bio: Abu Darda

sahabi d. 32 H. (653 CE) in Damascus radiya Allah anhu `Uwaymar (or `Amir) ibn Zayd, known by his kunya Abu Al-Darda', a
Bio: Abu Dharr al-Ghafari

Bio: Abu Dharr al-Ghafari

radiya Allah anhu He lived in Damascus during the caliphate of Sayyiduna 'Uthman. He has a maqam in al-Shaghur References bmk ziarat Damas Cultural Society © 2007

Bio: Abu Muslim al-Khawlani

"the inburnable" radiya Allah anhu Prominent religious figure in Damascus, Syria. He was one of the 'Eight Ascetics,' who included Amir ibn Abd al-Qays, Abu
Bio: Abu Shamah al-Maqdisi

Bio: Abu Shamah al-Maqdisi

b. 599 - d. 665 in Damascus (1202-1267 CE) الإمام عبد الرحمان بن إسماعيل بن إبراهيم عثمان المقدسي ثم الدمشقي، المعروف بأبي شامة radiya Allah anhu
Bio: Bilal ibn Ribâh al-Habashî

Bio: Bilal ibn Ribâh al-Habashî

(d. 20 or 18 or 19 H.) radiya Allah anhu Sahabi Freed slave of sayyiduna Abu Bakr, mu'adhdhin of the Prophet (s). He
Bio: Ibn `Asakir al-Dimashqi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari

Bio: Ibn `Asakir al-Dimashqi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari

499-571 i Damascus radiya Allah anhu The famous historian and greatest hadith scholar of his time. He travelled and heard hadith from over 1000 narrators.

Bio: Nur al-Din b. Zanki

(b. 511 - d. 579) radiya Allah anhu – السلطان أبو القاسم نور الدين محمود ين أبي سعيد(أو سعد) زنكي بن سيف الدين –
Just ruler of Damscus, first in history ot build a

Bio: Sh. Ahmad al-Tabrizi al-Hanafi

d. 735 in Damascus, Kafar Susa أحمد بن عبد الكريم بن عبد الصمد التبريزي الحنفي radiya Allah anhu Great Hanafi scholar, who used to witness (i.e. veryfy legal writings) in front of al-Madrasa al-Masmariyya in

Bio: Sh. Ahmad b. Badr al-Din al-Hanafi

d. 934 أحمد بن بدر الدين الحنفي radiya Allah anhu
Buried in the Hamriyyah graveyard – بمحلة الشويكة – [ZaSh p. 41] Reference: Damas Cultural Society © 2007
Bio: Sh. Ahmad Habbal

Bio: Sh. Ahmad Habbal

الشيخ أحمد الرفاعي الحبال d. 1430 H. (2009 CE) in Damascus Sayyid Shaykh Ahmad al-Habbal al-Rifai was one of the Abdal and
Bio: Sh. Badr al-Din al-Hasani

Bio: Sh. Badr al-Din al-Hasani

b. 1267 - d. 1354 H in Daamascs (1850-1935 CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu ﷽ "The muhaddith of Sham" – one of the
Bio: Sh. Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi

Bio: Sh. Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi

الشيخ السيد إبراهيم اليعقوبي الحسني d. 1406 H. / 1985 CE in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu
Bio: Sh. Ismail al-Yaqoubi

Bio: Sh. Ismail al-Yaqoubi

الشيخ السيد إسماعيل اليعقوبي الحسني d. 1380 H. / 1960 CE in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu He was the grandfather of Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi, a great
Bio: Sh. Muhammad Abul Yusr `Abidin al-Husayni

Bio: Sh. Muhammad Abul Yusr `Abidin al-Husayni

b. 1307 – d. 1401 H. in Damascus | 1889–1981 CE radiya Allah anhu Mufti of Syria, and one was one of the greatest scholars of the 14th century H. He combined mundane and sublime
Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Mubarak al-Hasani

Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Mubarak al-Hasani

الشيخ السيد محمد المبارك الحسني d. 1330 H. in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu He was Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Mubarak ibn Muhammad al-Dillisi al-Qayrawani, whose lineage goes
Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani

Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani

الشيخ السيد محمد الطيب الحسني b. 1255 H. in Algeria – d. 1313 H. in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu He was Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Dillisi al-Maliki ibn
Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Yaqoubi

Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Yaqoubi

الشيخ السيد محمد أبو الهدى اليعقوبي الحسني الإدريسي Hafizhahu Allah - May Allah preserve him
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Bio: Sh. Muhammad Amin `Abidin (Ibn `Abidin)

Bio: Sh. Muhammad Amin `Abidin (Ibn `Abidin)

b. – d. 1252 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu ﷽ Author the Hashya, known as Ibn ´Abidin
Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Yallis

Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Yallis

b. 1264 – d. 1346/7 H. in Damascus (1847–1927) Sh. Muhammad Ibn Yallis b. Shawish al-Tlimsani al-Maliki al-Shadhili, the Sheikh of Sheikh Muhammad al-Hashimi. View article on Damas Cultural Society © 2007 Shaykh Muhammad ibn

Bio: Sh. Rislan al-Dimashqi

d. ~540 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu ﷽ One ohe greatest walis of Damascus. His chain goes back to al-Sari al-Saqati. View
Bio: Sh. Sharif al-Yaqoubi

Bio: Sh. Sharif al-Yaqoubi

الشيخ السيد شريف اليعقوبي الحسني b. 1282 – d. 1362 H. (1865–1943 CE) in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Sayyid Muhammad al-Sharif b. Muhammad
Bio: Sh. Shukri Luhafi

Bio: Sh. Shukri Luhafi

b. 1338 - d. H. (2015 CE) in Damascus His Shaykh in the Shadhili tariqa was Shaykh Muhammad al-Hashimi He used to say: "Shaykh Abul Huda (al-Yaqoubi) must be the leader of us all." -
Bio: Sh. `Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri

Bio: Sh. `Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza’iri

b. 1222 H. in Algeria – d. 1300 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu ﷽ He was `abd al-Qadir ibn Muhyi al-Din ibn
Bio: The Yaqoubi Masters

Bio: The Yaqoubi Masters

Sheikh Sharif Al-Yaqoubi d. 1362 H./1943 CE
Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Yaqoubi d.1406 H./1985

Bio: `Abd al-Malik b. Marwan

b. 25 H. in Madinah - d. 86/7 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Umawi ruler, faqih with wide knowledge and great piety. Abul

Bio: `Abd Allah b. Ja`far b. Abi Talib

(d. ~ 100 H.) radiya Allah anhu He is the son of Sayyiduna Ja`far b. Abi Talib, and the newphew of Sayyiduna `Ali ibn Abi Talib, as

Bio: `Awf ibn Malik al-Ashja´i

عوف بن مالك بن أبي عوف الأشجعي d. 73 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Sahabi, witnessed the opening of Makka, settled in Sham and

Damascus, Salihiyya: Sh. Muhyiddin Ibn al-´Arabi


﷽ Maqam of Al-Sheikh al-Akbar Muhyiddin Ibn al-`Arabi Al-Sheikh al-Akbar Muhyiddin Ibn al-`Arabi lived the last years of his life in Damascus and passed away there in 638 H.

Damascus: Dar al-Hadith

And in Dar al-Hadith there is a subtle meaning On carpets where I incline and take refuge: Perhaps I might touch with my very face A