Hasan al-Basri

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Hasan al-Basri

(hæˈsæn æl ˈbæzrɪ)
n
(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.
(4.) 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.
117/735) and al-Hasan al-Basri, who saw no problem in using such coins.
(94) Given the equal number of those who advocated the practice of reading from the text, such as al-Hasan al-Basri, Ata, Muhammad b.
In contrast, Ibn Masud and Ibrahim al-Nakhai, both associated with Kufa, are said to have stood in opposition to such uses of scripture, a sentiment furthered by al-Hasan al-Basri, who argued that these practices risked reducing the Quran into a mere series of incantations (a-jaaltum kitaba llahi ruqan?).
Al-Hasan Al-Basri said, "Al-Haj Al-Mabrur is to return abstinent from this world and desiring the Hereafter.
Early Islam Between Myth and History: Al-Hasan al-Basri (d 110H/728 CE) and the Formation of His Legacy in Classical Islamic Scholarship.
Allah says: "Believe in Allah and His Messenger and the light which He sent down." (64:8) "We sent you (Muhammad) as a witness and a bringer of good news and a warner so that they might believe in Allah and His Messenger." (Qur'an, 48:8-9) "Believe in Allah and His Messenger, the unlettered Prophet." (Qur'an, 7:158) "Take what the Messenger brings you." (Qur'an, 59:7) "You have a good model in the Messenger of Allah for one who hopes for Allah and the Last Day." (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." (Qur'an, 3:31) So if we are to follow the Qur'an that would also include following the Sunnah.