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  • Eid with the People of Silence

    Damascus 2006. Sayyiduna Shaikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi’s late wife, Sayyida Umm Ibrahim, once asked me if I would go with her on an errand. It was around Eid time and of course I was delighted, but quite curious as she did not mention much about it. She gathered the children and I into the van. We drove out about 5 minutes to a neighborhood that was still being built. The homes had their foundations and columns but the bricks of the walls still had not been layed. We stopped almost in the middle of nowhere….

  • 4 Pages from Salihiyyah
    “Use time wisely and be always in the presence (of the Masters)
    and know that grace selects the one who is present”
    Qasida by Abu Madyan

    Damascus, July 2005 – At the foot of the Qasioun mountain, north of the ancient nucleus of Damascus, lies the green dome covering the grave of Muhyi al-Din ibn al `Arabi. Next to it is a mosque, surrounded by pulsating market streets. To the East is the historical Hanabila-mosque, built by those who were driven ...

  • Ramadan in Sham 1427

    Damascus 2006. Praise be to the One who guides us to His Way, and salutations on His Messenger, the Noble Family and Tribe, and those who follow their paths. – Thanks to whom thanks are due first and foremost, our host, the erudite scholar and exemplary guide, the lighthouse of Damascus and the whole world, our revered teacher and beloved sheikh al-Sayyid Muhammad Abul Huda Al-Yaqoubi and his family. May Allah Most High protect them, as they opened for us the doors of their home during the blessed month in which Allah opens the doors of Paradise. Those ...

  • Recital of Sahih Muslim 1428

    Recital of Sahih Muslim by Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi in Damascus, Rajab 1428 (July 2007) ختكت بحمد الله جامع مسلم *** بجوف دمشق الشام جوف الإسلام The book of Muslim has been completed, praise be to Allah * in the heart of Damascus of Sham, the heart of Islam. Those who regularly attend the classes of al-Sayyid al-Sharif Sheikh Abul Huda Muhammad ibn Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi in the Mosque of Sheikh Muhuy al-Din Ibn al-Arabi in Damascus, will have heard him mentioning time upon time: “The recital of the books of Hadith is a tradtion ...

  • Studying in Damascus

    Damascus 2003. – “Damascus is commonly acknowledged by the local and foreign inhabitants as a very safe place to live. Crime is minimal, and rarely exceeds petty theft. Rape, murder, grand theft, are all virtually unheard of. It might be difficult to believe, and it was for me too when I first arrived, but after nearly five years of living there, I have to admit that Damascus is one of the safest places I­ve even been to.”


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Scholars of Damascus

History of Damascus and its Scholars

  • Bio: `Abd al-Malik b. Marwan `Abd al-Malik b. Marwan b. 25 H. in Madinah – d. 86/7 H. in Damascus أبو الوليد عبد الملك بن مروان radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs Umawi ruler, faqih with wide knowledge and great piety.   Abul Walid `Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (the caliph) ibn Al-Hakam (the Sahabi) ibn Abil`As ibn Umayya al-Quraishi. The one of the seven fuqaha of Madina, and the fifth Umawi caliph. Ibn Khaldun stated that “`Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan is one of the greatest Arab ...
  • Bio: `Abd al-Rahman al-`Ayni `Abd al-Rahman al-`Ayni d. 893 in Damascus, Salihiyya radiya Allah anhu Buried in MîTûr Jami`al-Jadid in Salihiyyah Damas Cultural Society © 2007
  • Bio: `Abd Allah b. Ja`far al-Sadiq `Abd Allah b. Ja`far al-Sadiq (“al-Aftah”) d. 149 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs From onemilegrads.blogspot.se Abdullah al-Aftah ibn Ja’far al-Sadiq was the eldest surviving son of Ja’far al-Sadiq, and the full-brother of Isma’il ibn Jafar. Abdullah’s title “al-Aftah” derives from the Arabic words “aftah al-ra’s” (broad-headed) or “aftah al-rijlayn” (broad-footed) used to describe his appearance. During the lifetime of his father, Abdullah al-Aftah had supported the revolt of his relative Muhammad ibn Abdallah An-Nafs ...
  • Bio: `Abd Allah b. Ja`far b. Abi Talib `Abd Allah b. Ja`far b. Abi Talib “al-Tayyar” “عبد الله بن جعفر بن أبي طالب “الطيار d. ~100 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Refs He is the son of Sayyiduna Ja`far b. Abi Talib, and the newphew of Sayyiduna `Ali ibn Abi Talib, as well as his son-in-law: he married Sayyida Zainab bint Ali b. Abi Talib. When sayyiduna`Ali established his caliphate in Kufa, he and his family went to join him there. Sayyida Zainab bore him four ...
  • Bio: Abu Darda Abu Darda أبو الدرداء الأنصاري الخزرجي d. 32 H. (653 CE) in Damascus (sahabi) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Hadith | Burial Place | Refs `Uwaymar (or `Amir) ibn Zayd, known by his kunya Abu Al-Darda’, a companion of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) from the ansar. A great scholar, imam, ascetic and hadith narrator.   He was originally trader in Madinah who converted from Judaism to Islam after hearing the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (s). He became a great scholar and hadith narrator, known ...
  • Bio: Abu Dharr al-Ghafari Abu Dharr al Ghafari أبو ذر الغفاري d. 32 H. in Rabdha, near Madina radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Türkçe | عربي | Maqams | Refs He lived in Damascus during the caliphate of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman. He has a maqam in al-Shaghur Abu Dharr al-Ghafari Scanned from “Companions of The Prophet”, Vol. 1, By: Abdul Wahid Hamid. View on sunnah.org | damas Jundub ibn Junadah, nicknamed Abu Dharr, was a member of the Ghifari tribe that lived in the Waddan valley outside Makka. He was known ...
  • Bio: Abu Muslim al-Khawlani Abu Muslim al-Khawlani “the inburnable” الإمام أبو مسلم الخولاني radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs Prominent religious figure in Damascus, Syria. He was one of the ‘Eight Ascetics,’ who included Amir ibn Abd al-Qays, Abu Muslim al-Khawlani, Uways al-Qarani, Al-Rabi ibn Khuthaym, al-Aswad ibn Yazid, Masruq ibn al-Ajda’, Sufyan al-Thawrt ibn Said and Hasan al-Basri. It is recorded by Sheikh ‘Aa’id Abdullah al-Qarni that Al Aswad al `Ansi, a man in Yemen who claimed prophethood, asked Abu Muslim ...
  • Bio: Abu Shamah al-Maqdisi Abu Shamah Shihab al-Din 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 Tab links: Brill entry | عربي | Burial Place ﷽ Grammarian and muhaddith He was the third head of Damascus Dar al-hadith after Imam al-Nawawi   Abū Shāma Shihāb al-Dīn al-Maqdisī Abū Shāma Shihāb al-Dīn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Ismāʿīl b. Ibrāhīm b. ʿUthmān b. Abī Bakr b. Ibrāhīm b. Muḥammad al-Maqdisī (599–665/1203–68) was a scholar of seventh/thirteenth-century ...
  • Bio: Abu Sulayman al-Darani Abu Sulayman al-Darani أبو سليمان عبد الرحمن بن عطية الداراني (d. 215 H. in Dara near Damascus) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Bio in English | عربي | Svenska | Burial Place | Refs Biography in Al-Risala al-Qushayriyya – t.b.d. Biografi Abu Sulayman al-Darani ur al-Qusayri’s Risala, övers. Göran Ogén t.b.d. t.b.d.   Biografi ur al-Qusayri’s Risala Biografi Abu Sulayman al-Darani ur Al-Risala al-Qushayriyya Övers. Göran Ogén 12. Abū Sulaymān cAbd al-Rahmān bin cAtīya al-Dārānī(1) 1. kom från Dārān(2), en av byarna kring Damaskus, och dog år ...
  • Bio: Sh. Ahmad b. Badr al-Din al-Hanafi Shaykh Ahmad b. Badr al-Din al-Hanafi d. 934 أحمد بن بدر الدين الحنفي radiya Allah anhu Buried in the Hamriyyah graveyard – بمحلة الشويكة – Reference: Damas Cultural Society © 2007
  • Bio: ‘Amr ibn al-‘As ‘Amr ibn al-‘As عمرو بن العاص d. ? H. in Egypt radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Türkçe | عربي | Maqams | Refs A sahaba … Abu Dharr al-Ghafari Scanned from “Companions of The Prophet”, Vol. 1, By: Abdul Wahid Hamid. View on sunnah.org | damas Jundub ibn Junadah, nicknamed Abu Dharr, was a member of the Ghifari tribe that lived in the Waddan valley outside Makka. He was known for his courage, his calmness and his far-sightedness … … During the caliphate of Uthman, he ...
  • Bio: `Awf ibn Malik al-Ashja´i Sayyiduna `Awf ibn Malik al-Ashjari عوف بن مالك بن أبي عوف الأشجعي d. 73 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Ref’s Sahabi, witnessed the opening of Makka, settled in Sham and was buried in Damascus. He narrated hadith. t.b.d.   From al-eman.com عوف بن مالك الأشجعي عوف بن مالك بن أبي عوف الأشجعي، يكنى أبا عبد الرحمن، ويقال‏:‏ أبو حماد، وقيل‏:‏ أبو عمرو‏.‏ وأول مشاهده خيبر، وكانت معه راية أشجع يوم الفتح، وسكن الشام‏.‏ روى عنه من الصحابة‏:‏ أبو أيوب الأنصاري، وأبو ...
  • Bio: Bilal ibn Ribâh al-Habashî Bilal ibn Ribâh al-Habashî al-Qurashî al-Taymî بلال بن رباح الحبشي القرشي التيمي d. 20 or 18 or 19 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Location | Refs Sahabi, buried in Maqbara Bab Saghir in Damascus   Freed slave of sayyiduna Abu Bakr, mu’adhdhin of the Prophet (s). He came to Sham as a mujahid during the caliphate of Sayyidina `Umar and stayed there until he died. After the passing of the Prophet (s), he never gave the ...
  • Bio: Ibn `Asakir al-Dimashqi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari Ibn `Asakir al-Dimashqi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari b. 499 – d. 571 in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs The famous historian and greatest hadith scholar of his time. He travelled and heard hadith from over 1000 narrators. Authored several encyclopedic works, among them Tarikh Dimashq.   By Dr. G.F. Haddad `Ali ibn al-Hasan ibn Hibat Allah ibn `Abd Allah, Thiqat al-Din, Abu al-Qasim, known as Ibn `Asakir al-Dimashqi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari (499-571), the imam of hadith masters in his time and ...
  • Bio: Nur al-Din b. Zanki Nur al-Din b. Zanki b. 511 – d. 579 in Daamascus radiya Allah anhu – السلطان أبو القاسم نور الدين محمود ين أبي سعيد(أبو سعد) زنكي بن سيف الدين – Just ruler of Damscus, first in history ot build a Dar al-hadith, gave many books as waqf, built schools and mosques and institueted many awqaf, loved and honored the pple of din; strong in warfare, a good archer, he would only consume out of wealth he gained by buisineness or spoils of ...
  • Bio: Sh. `Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza’iri Al-Amir Sheikh `Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza’iri al-Hasani al-Idrisi b. 1222 H. in Algeria – d. 1300 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Burial Place | Refs ﷽ He was `abd al-Qadir ibn Muhyi al-Din ibn al-Mustafa ibn Muhammad, from a family of nobles, originally from al-Maghrib al-Aqsa (Marokko), then they migrated to Algeria. He was born on Friday the 23rd of Rajab year 122 H. in the village of al-Qaytana (القيهطنجة) in the region near Ma`askar (معسمكر) in al-Maghrib ...
  • Bio: Sh. Muhammad Abul Yusr `Abidin al-Husayni Al-Sayyid al-Sheikh Muhammad Abul Yusr `Abidin al-Husayni الشريف الشيخ محمد أبو اليسر بن محمد عابدين الحسيني b. 1307 – d. 1401 H. in Damascus (1889–1981 CE) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Bio English | Lineage | Relation to Yaqubi family | From Imgrum | عربي ﷽ Mufti of Syria, and one was one of the greatest scholars of the 14th century H. He combined mundane and sublime knowlege, practicing the profession of medicine while teaching Islamic sciences in his home, in mosques, and in ...
  • Bio: Sh. Ahmad al-Tabrizi al-Hanafi 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 Qaymariya. Died in Kafar Susa and was buried there. Damas Cultural Society © 2007
  • Bio: Sh. Ahmad Habbal Shaykh Ahmad al-Rifa´i al-Habbal al-Dimashqi الشيخ أحمد الرفاعي الحبال d. 1430 H. (2009 CE) in Damascus Tab links: English | عربي | Relation to Yaqoubi Family | Photos Sayyid Shaykh Ahmad al-Habbal al-Rifai was one of the Abdal and a protector Saint of Damascus. He was a student of Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani, and a servant and companion of Shaykh Sharif al-Yaqoubi. – He was a businessman, he made and sold Ropes. A few days before he passed away he donated half a Million ...
  • Bio: Sh. `Ala al-Din bin Muhammad`Abidin Sheikh `Ala al-Din bin Muhammad `Abidin al-Hanafi al-Husayni الشيخ علاء الدين بن محمد بن عابدين الحنفي الحسيني الدمشقي b. 1244 – d. 1306 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Abidin family tree and lineage | English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs ﷽   `Umar (d. 1237) | | Muhammad Amin (d. 1252 H.) sahib al-Hashia | `Ala al-Din (d. 1306 H.) | `Abd al-Ghani | Ahmad (d. 1307 H.) | Muhammad Abu Khayr (d. 1345 H.) | Muhammad Abul Yusr (d. 1401 H.) Lineage of `Umar ‘Abidin: He was `Umar b. `Abd al-`Aziz b. Ahmad b. `Abd al-Rahim b. Muhammad Salih al-Din (known as Ibn `Abidin because of his rightousness) b. Najm ...
  • Bio: Sh. Badr al-Din al-Hasani Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani محدث الشام الأكبرالشيخ محمد بدر الدين بن يوسف الحسني المغربي الاصل الدمشقي b. 1267 – d. 1354 H in Damascus (1850-1935 CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Bio English | عربي |
  • Bio: Sh. Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi Sayyidi Shaykh Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد إبراهيم اليعقوبي الحسني d. 1406 H. / 1985 CE in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Bio | What Ulama said about him | Works | Miracles | عربي | Photos | Burial Place | Ref’s Shaykh Ibrahim al-Ya’qoubi was one of the greatest scholars Syria saw in the past 50 years. He succeded Sheikh Muhammad al-Makki al-Kettani as the Maliki Mufti of Syria. He was also the Imam and teacher of the Omayyad Mosque. He ...
  • Bio: Sh. Ismail al-Yaqoubi Sayyidi Shaykh Ismail al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد إسماعيل اليعقوبي الحسني d. 1380 H. / 1960 CE in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Burial Place | Love’s Pilgrim (Qasida) He was the grandfather of Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi, a great Wali known for his miracles. His khalwa was under in the Sinaniyya mosque in Damascus. He is buried in the cemetery of Bab Saghir in Damascs, near the tomb of Sayyiduna Shaykh Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi – may Allah be pleased with them both. Shaykh Isma’il al-Ya’qoubi ...
  • Bio: Sh Muhammad al-Hashimi Shaykh Muhammad al-Hashimi al Hasani al-Shadhili b. 1298 – d. 1381 H. (1880–1961 CE) in Damascus (CE) Tab links: Bio in English | عربي | Photos | Burial Place Sh. Muhammad al-Hashimi View article on Damas Cultural Society © 2007 | View article on damas   View article from shazli.com From albwhsn.net ترجمة سيدي الشيخ محمد الهاشمي التلمساني رحمه الله تعالى ولادته رحمه الله تعالى: ولد سماحة الأستاذ المرشد الكبير سيدي محمد بن الهاشمي قدس الله روحه من أبوين صالحين، كلاهما من آل بيت النبوة، يرجع نسبهما إِلى الحسن بن ...
  • Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Mubarak al-Hasani Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Mubarak al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد محمد المبارك الحسني d. 1330 H. in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Biography | Burial Place | References He was Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Mubarak ibn Muhammad al-Dillisi al-Qayrawani, whose lineage goes back to Mawlana Idris (radia Allah-u `anhu). He took the Shadhili tariqa from his brother, Shaykh Muhammad al-Tayyib, and was his khalifa He was born in 1263 H. in Beirut, during his family’s migration from Algeria to Sham – this was the first migration, ...
  • Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد محمد الطيب الحسني b. 1255 H. in Algeria – d. 1313 H. in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Biography | Burial Place | References He was Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Dillisi al-Maliki ibn Muhammad al-Mubarak ibn Muhammad al-Dillisi al-Qayrawani, whose lineage goes back to Mawlana Idris, the founder of the city of Fas and great grandson of sayyiduna al-Hasan Sibt Rasul Allah (sall Allah-u `aleyhi wa sallam). He took the Shahdili Tariqa from Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad ibn ...
  • Bio: Sh. Muhammad Amin `Abidin (Ibn `Abidin) Al-Sayyid al-Sheikh Muhammad Amin`Abidin al-Hanafi al-Husayni سيدي الشيخ محمد أمين بن عمر بن عبد العزيز عابدين الحنفي الحسيني الدمشقي b. – d. 1252 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Abidin family tree and lineage | Burial Place | Refs ﷽ Author the Hashya, known as Ibn ´Abidin `Umar (d. 1237) | | Muhammad Amin (d. 1252 H.) sahib al-Hashia | `Ala al-Din (d. 1306 H.) | `Abd al-Ghani | Ahmad (d. 1307 H.) | Muhammad Abu Khayr (d. 1345 H.) | Muhammad Abul Yusr (d. 1401 H.) Lineage of `Umar ‘Abidin: He was `Umar b. `Abd al-`Aziz b. Ahmad b. `Abd al-Rahim b. Muhammad Salih al-Din (known as Ibn `Abidin because ...
  • Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Yallis Shaykh Muhammad ibn Yallis al-Tlimsani al-Shadhili b. 1264 – d. 1346/7 H. in Damascus (1847–1927) Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Burial Place | Diwan Sh. Muhammad Ibn Yallis b. Shawish al-Tlimsani al-Maliki al-Shadhili. He was the Khalifa of Sh. Ahmad al-´Alawi. He appointed as his khalifa his brother Sheikh Ahmad, and after him his student Sheikh Muhammad al-Hashimi. They migrated to Damascus in 1329 H. Shaykh Muhammad ibn Yallis al-Tlimsani by bmk – from Damas Cultural Society © 2007 He is Muhammad Ibn Yallis ...
  • Bio: Sh. Rislan al-Dimashqi Sayyidi Sheikh Rislan al-Dimashqi d. ~540 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Español | عربي | Burial Place | More ﷽ One ohe greatest walis of Damascus. His chain goes back to al-Sari al-Saqati. View original article on damas-original.nur.nu Excerpt from Risalat f’it Tawhid Concerning the Affirmation of Divine Oneness by Shaykh Wali Raslan ad-Dimashqi translation by Muhtar Holland © Baz Publications View | Download Excerpto de Risala fi’t-Tawhid de Sheikh Rislan al-Dimashqi: View | Download Article in At-Tabaqat al-Kubra of Imam al-Sha’rani (PDF) – View ...
  • Bio: Sh. Sharif al-Yaqoubi Sayyid Shaykh Sharif al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد شريف اليعقوبي الحسني b. 1282 – d. 1362 H. (1865–1943 CE) in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Biography | عربي | Photos | Burial Place | Ref’s Sayyid Muhammad al-Sharif b. Muhammad as-Siddiq al-Yaqoubi, brother of Sh. Ismail al-Yaqoubi and granduncle of Sh. Muhammad Abul Huda al-Yaqoubi, was a great scholar, wali and leader of Sham in the 14th CH. He was appointed by Shaykh Muhammad al-Mubarak to take his place in the Shadhili Zawiya ...
  • Bio: Sh. Shukri al-Luhafi Shaykh Shukri Luhafi al-Shadhili b. 1338 – d. H. (2015 CE) in Damascus Tab links: English | عربي | Relation to Yaqoubi Family | Photos 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.” – may Allah be pleased with them all. The erudite scholar, the Gnostic and Zāhid the noble Shaykh Shukri Luhafī al-Hanafī ash-Shadhili from Damascus. t.b.d. From ulamaofdamascus.wordpress.com الشيخ شكري بن أحمد اللحفي هو شكري بن أحمد لحفي: فقيه، ...
  • Bio: The Yaqoubi Masters The Yaqoubi Masters Tab links: English | عربي | Ocean of Awlia | Pictures | Family tree | Lineage | Ref’s Sheikh Sharif Al-Yaqoubi d. 1362 H./1943 CE Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Yaqoubi d.1406 H./1985 CE Sheikh Muhammad Al-Yaqoubi b.1382 H./1961 CE Sheikh Isma`il Al-Yaqoubi d.1380 H./1960 CE Sheikh Muhammad al-´Arabi Al-Yaqoubi d. H. / 1965 CE Click on photo to go the article | Yaqoubi family diagram | Burial places in Damascus An Ocean of Awlia The Legacy of the Al-Yaqoubi Family in Damascus By His Eminence Shaykh Muhammad Al-Yaqoubi View PDF | Download Yaqoubi Awlia From cb.rayaheen.net بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله والصلاة والسلام ...
  • Damascus History History of Damascus and its Scholars
  • Damascus: Dar al-Hadith Tab links: English | Photos | Location ﷽ Dar al-Hadith al-Ashrafiyyah 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 spot touched by al-Nawawi’s foot.” Quoted by Taqi al-din al-Subki in Tabaqat al-Shafi`iyyah al-Kubra, see The first Dar al-Hadith was founded in Damascus by the Zengid ruler Nur al-Din (al-Malik al-`Adil Nur al-Din Mahmud ibn Zanki (r. 662-671 H). The Dar al-Sunna school (subsequenty renamed Dar al-Hadith) was built with ...
  • Hadith about Sham | أحاديث حول الشام Hadith about Sham | أحاديث حول الشام Tab links: English | عربي أحاديث حول الشام   Hadith about the merits of Sham   From ulamaofdamascus.wordpress.com بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم أحاديث حول الشام ____________________________________ عن زيد بن ثابت الأنصاري رضي الله عنه قال: سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يقول: يا طوبى للشام! يا طوبى للشام ! يا طوبى للشام!قالوا: يا رسول الله وبم ذلك ؟ قال: ( تلك ملائكة الله باسطوا أجنحتها على الشام ) صحيح / فضائل الشام ودمشق ____________________________________ عن عبد الله بن حوالة: قال رسول الله صلى ...
  • Damascus, Salihiyya: Sh. Muhyiddin Ibn al-´Arabi Tab links: Englsih | Photos ﷽ 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. / 1240 CE. He is buried at the foot of the Qasioun mountain overshadowing Damascus from the north-west. In his honor, the Ottoman sultan Selim II built a Mosque by the side of his tomb in 1516 CE. By his side are buried: two of his sons, and his ...
  • Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Yaqoubi His Eminence Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد محمد أبو الهدى اليعقوبي الحسني الإدريسي Hafizhahu Allah – May Allah preserve him Tab links: Bio in English | عربي | Svenska | Books | Poems | Pictures | References ﷽   Biographies in English One of The Wolrd’s Most Influencial Muslims Sacred Knowledge 2012-2015 2004 Shorter More Bio’s: remembrancepublications.co.uk Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi – one of he wolrd’s most influencial Muslims From Sacred Knowledge Al-Allamah Shaykh as-Sayyid Muhammad al-Yaqoubi is one of the greatest scholars in the world today. In Syria, and particularly ...
  • The `Abidin Family The `Abidin Family Tab links: English | Lineage | Relation to Yaqubi family | عربي | Burial Places The ´Abidin family is a family of scholars and nobles, whose lineage goes back to Sayyiduna al-Husayn, the grandson of the Prophet ﷺ. They came to settle in Damascus in the 4th century H. The most famous member of the family is probably Sheikh Muhammad Amin b. Umar `Abidin (d. 1252 H.), the author of the famous Hashia.   Family tree View `Umar (d. 1237) | | Muhammad Amin (d. 1252 H.) sahib al-Hashia | `Ala al-Din (d. ...

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