Hasan Basri

Arab Muslim scholar, theologian, preacher and judge (c.642–728)

Hasan Al-Basri (Arabic: الحسن بن أبي الحسن البصري; full name: Al-Hasan ibn Abi-l-Hasan al-Basri), (642–728), was a well-known Sunni Muslim Sufi, preacher and scholar. Hasan was one of the most famous and prominent of the early Sufi saints in Islam. He was a very popular and beloved personality of Basra, in Iraq.[1]

Hasan Al-Basri
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Abu Sa'id ibn Abi al-Hasan Yasar al-Basri
Bornc. 21 AH/642 CE
Medina, Rashidun Caliphate
DiedFriday, 5th Rajab 110 AH/15 October 728 (aged 86)
Basra, Umayyad Caliphate
Venerated inSunni Islam, but particularly in traditional tariqas of Sufism
Major shrineTomb of Ḥasan al-Baṣrī, Az Zubayr, Iraq
InfluencesAli ibn Abi Talib

ReferencesEdit

  1. "إسلام ويب - سير أعلام النبلاء - الطبقة الثانية - الحسن البصري- الجزء رقم4". islamweb.net (in Arabic). Retrieved 2021-10-28.