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  • 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.”

  • 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 ...

  • 4 Pages from Salihiyyah4 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 ...

Scholars of Damascus

History of Damascus and its Scholars

  • Damascus History
    History of Damascus and its Scholars
  • Education in the Era of Imam al-NawawiEducation in the Era of Imam al-Nawawi
    THE STATE OF EDUCATION IN DAMASCUS DURING THE ERA OF AL-NAWAWi’S From a PdD thesis by Abdoullah al-Zouebi (Glasgow Univ. 1999) The Educational field enjoyed revival and progress during the lifetime of al-Nawawi, despite the political changes and the major events in the region. The 13th Century, in which al-Nawawi lived was an era that witnessed an Increase in the number of scholars and publications in the various fields of knowledge. Damascus had a multitude of various schools and the four ...
  • Hadiths about Sham | أحاديث حول الشام
    Hadiths on the merits of Sham | أحاديث حول الشام Tab links: عربي | English 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 الله عليه وسلم: ستجدون ...

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Damascus Ziyarat

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