Seventeen.

May 29, 2020 § Leave a comment


Imām adh-Dhahabī said about Ibn Taymiyyah:

“And he was qualified to teach and give fatwās when he was seventeen years old.”

Al-Qawl al-Jalī fī Tarjumati Shaikhil-Islām, p. 326.

On Not Being Scared that You Could Enter the Fire

April 21, 2018 § Leave a comment


Imaam adh-Dhahabi, may Allaah have mercy on him, said, “Anyone who isn’t afraid that he might be in the Fire is deceived and has deemed himself secure from Allaah’s Plan.” [cf. Quran 7:99]

Siyaru A’laamin-Nubalaa. vol. 6, p. 291.

The Master Reciter, The Shaikh of Islaam ’Abdullaah ibn Idrees [d. 192 ah]

February 25, 2013 § Leave a comment


Imaam adh-Dhahabi said, “’Abdullaah ibn Idrees ibn Yazeed ibn ’Abdur-Rahmaan, the Imaam, the Great Memoriser [Haafidh], the Master Reciter [Expert in the Dialects of the Quraan, Muqri’], the Exemplary, The Shaikh of Islaam, Abu Muhammad al-Awdi, al-Kufi [d. 192 ah] …

About him Hussain al-’Anqaziyy said, ‘When death came upon [’Abdullaah] Ibn Idrees, may Allaah have mercy on him, his daughter wept, so he said, “Don’t cry, O Daughter, for I have finished reciting the Quraan in this house four thousand times.’”

Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa, vol. 7, p. 499.

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