Category Archives: Al-Hasan Al-Basri [Abu Sa`eed Al-Hasan Ibn Abi Al-Hasan Ibn Yasaar Al-Basri]

Indeed the believer in this Dunyaa is like a stranger


From al-Hasan al-Basari who said: ‘Indeed the believer in this Dunyaa is like a stranger, he does not surrender to the humiliation of the Dunyaa, nor does he compete with the people of the Dunyaa for the honour of this … Continue reading

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“Woe unto you, O Son of Aadam”


Hassan Al Basree said: “We laugh and yet – who knows? – perhaps Allaah has looked at some of our works and said: “I will not accept anything from you.” Woe to you, son of Aadam! Can you fight Allaah? … Continue reading

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How much should I..?


  It is reported that Wahb b. Munabbih – Allâh have mercy on him – said: A scholar once asked another greater than him in knowledge,“How much should I build?” He replied, “As much as shelters you from the sun … Continue reading

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Acting without Knowledge


Hasan al-Basri (rahimahullaah) said: I saw a people from the Companions of the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam)  saying: “Whoever acts without knowledge, then that which he corrupts and ruins is greater than that which he sets aright. … Continue reading

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He tolerated the Harm of His Christian Neighbour for 20 years Which Was The Reason For His Acceptance of Islam.


This is a clear example from the Salaf ( i.e pious predecessors ) of how to call to the religion of Allah indirectly with your character,as sometimes calling a person directly may not prove the most effective way. Many accepted … Continue reading

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Advice to those who feel “PROUD”…


Hasan Basri adviced some of his students admonishing them about avoiding the state of being proud. He said; 1) Do not deceive yourself into being too proud because you are in a good or righteous environment, for there is no … Continue reading

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