Sheikh Badr al-Din al-Hasani (d. 1354 H / 1935 CE)

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Sheikh Badr al-Din al-Hasani (d. 1354 H / 1935 CE)

Postby nur.nu » 03 Jun 2012, 13:45

Sheikh Badr al-Din al-Hasani - al-Muhaddith al-Akbar
1267-1354 H / 1850-1935 CE

"The greatest muhaddith" - All scholars and shaikhs of Syria accepted him as their teacher, and those living in Damascus used to attend his daily lessons. He had a photographic memory. Knew by heart all the hadeeths of Bukhaari, Muslim, and the remainder of the six most famous books of Hadeeth, including the biography of all narrators of all chains of every hadeeth, their dates of birth and decease, and their status of authenticity. Also, he used to explain the Qur'aan by heart from al Baydaawi's Tafseer (explanation of the Qur'aan). His ijaazah was especially besought by Hadeeth scholars for being the closest one of his age to the Prophet Salla'l Laahu `Alaihi Wa Sallam (counting the number of men in the chain). Doctors and engineers who attended his classes used to say: We exhausted our life learning our profession, and he knows it more than us. He was also instrumental in the organization of the revolution against the French occupation.
(Source: Al-Muhaddith)

One of the great scholars, Badruddin Al-Hasani (who was a master of hadith), from the city of Damascus, who died in this age, at every 'Eid, he would go out, and he would give his students charity from his own pocket, and there were places, particularly in the colonialism era, where there were a lot of women that were impoverished and forced into prostitution to support themselves, and he would tell his student to give those prostitutes charity, and he would say to them, "Tell them that Badruddin Al-Hasani asked you to make du'ah (supplication) for him." And those women would weep when they heard that: "Who are we to make du'ah for Badruddin Al-Hasani?." There were people who repented because of that act. (Source: Depending on Allah, Zaytuna Institute Paper)

Pictures:
http://privat.bahnhof.se/wb042294/Bilde ... asani.html
http://privat.bahnhof.se/wb042294/Texte ... asani.html

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Sheikh Badru al-Din al-Hasani
with Sheikh `Ayun Suwayd

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Famous oli painting

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Tomb of Sheikh Badru al-Din al-Hasani
Photo: JK/Ziarat 2006

Sheikh Badr al-Din al-Hasani is buried in Bab al-Saghir. A modern mosque is erected next to his grave.With him is buried his son sheikh Yusuf al-Hasani (d. 1279 H), who succeded him as a head of Dar al-Hadith.

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Sh. al-Yaqoubi on Sheikh Badr al-Din al-Hasani

Postby nur.nu » 03 Jun 2012, 13:46

Wisdom of Shaykh al-Yaqoubi:
Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani



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