Ibn al-Qayyim [d. 751 AH] – The Virtue of the Companions of the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ over the Classical Scholars

Ibn al-Qayyim [d. 751 AH] said, “Allaah ﷻ individuated and specified them [the Companions] with knowledge, understanding, precedence, fiqh about Allaah ﷻ and His Messenger ﷺ, and they were present when the Messenger ﷺ received revelation. They took directly from the Messenger ﷺ, no mediacy between them [directly from the Prophet], and the revelation was… Read More Ibn al-Qayyim [d. 751 AH] – The Virtue of the Companions of the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ over the Classical Scholars

Izz al-Din ibn ‘Abd al-Salam [d. 1262 CE] – “The Rights of Creatures and Animals”

Izz al-Din ibn ‘Abd al-Salam [d. 1262 CE]: “1. That you provide for them as they require, even if they have aged or sickened such that no benefit comes from them. 2. That they are NOT burdened beyond what they can bear. 3. That they are not placed together with another creature [their own kind… Read More Izz al-Din ibn ‘Abd al-Salam [d. 1262 CE] – “The Rights of Creatures and Animals”

al-Fuḍayl ibn ‘Iyāḍ [d. 187 AH] said, “Whoever fears Allaah, no one can harm them. Whoever fears other than Allaah, no one can benefit them – [by the will of Allaah].”

al-Fuḍayl ibn ‘Iyāḍ [d. 187 AH] said, “Whoever fears Allaah, no one can harm them. Whoever fears other than Allaah, no one can benefit them – [by the will of Allaah].” → Siyar Aʻlām al-Nubalā | al-Dhahabī | Pg. 3043 [Edition: Bayt ul-Afkaar] | Translated by: Abu Dawūd [Mustafa b. Saalih] al-Hushayshi

al-Fuḍayl ibn ‘Iyāḍ [d. 187 AH] said, “The greatest liar is one who persistently returns to their sin [after vowing to never go back]…”

al-Fuḍayl ibn ‘Iyāḍ said, “The greatest liar is one who persistently returns to their sin [after vowing to never go back], the most ignorant is the one who is reliant upon their virtuous deeds [believing they have enough] the one most conscious of Allaah ﷻ is the one who fears Him the most. Never will an… Read More al-Fuḍayl ibn ‘Iyāḍ [d. 187 AH] said, “The greatest liar is one who persistently returns to their sin [after vowing to never go back]…”

Imam Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal al-Shaybānī [d. 241 AH] said, “The Foundations of the Sunnah with us are: Holding fast to what the Companions of The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ were upon, and taking them (i.e. the Companions of the Prophet) as an example to be followed.

Imam Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal al-Shaybānī said, “The foundations of the Sunnah with us are: Holding fast to what the Companions of The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ were upon, and taking them (i.e. the Companions of the Prophet) as an example to be followed.” → Usool as-Sunnah | Translated by: Abu Dawūd [Mustafa b. Saalih] al-Hushayshi

‘Abdullah ibn al-Mubārak [d. 181 AH] said, “Isnād [chain of transmission] is part of the religion [dīn], and if it was not for the Isnād, anyone would have said whatever they desired.”

‘Abdullah ibn al-Mubārak said, “Isnaad [chain of transmission] is part of the religion [dīn], and if it was not for the Isnaad, anyone would have said whatever they desired.” → Introduction to Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim | Translated by: Abu Dawūd [Mustafa b. Saalih] al-Hushayshi