Hasan al-Basri

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Hasan al-Basri

(hæˈsæn æl ˈbæzrɪ)
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(Biography) died 728 ad, Muslim religious thinker
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Al-Hasan Al-Basri (may Allah have mercy upon him) was told that the accepted Haj is rewarded by Paradise.
If Nicholson, for example, had kept this in mind, he could never have written of al-Hasan al-Basri (21-110/642-728): "There can be no doubt [the italics are mine] that his mysticism--if it deserves that name--was of the most moderate type, entirely lacking in the glow and exaltation which we find in the saintly woman, Rabi'a al- 'Adawiyya, with whom legend associates him"; see his A Literary History of the Arabs, p.
It also serves, incidentally, to furnish complete historical 'chains' for the first three centuries of Islam, as, for example: al-Hasan al-Basri > Thabit al-Bununi > Bakr ibn Khunays > Ma'ruf al-Karkhi > Sari al-Saqati > Junayd.
Early Islam Between Myth and History: Al-Hasan al-Basri (d 110H/728 CE) and the Formation of His Legacy in Classical Islamic Scholarship.
Al-Hasan Al-Basri said, "Al-Haj Al-Mabrur is to return abstinent from this world and desiring the Hereafter.
Qur'an, 33:21) And it is related from Al-Hasan Al-Basri that some people said: "Messenger of Allah, we love Allah," so Allah revealed: "Say: if you love Allah, follow me and Allah will love you.