Close to the end of his life Ameer Muawiyyah bin Abu Sufyaan (RA-Radiallahu `Anhu – May Allah be pleased with him) decided to appoint his son Yazid as khalifa of the Muslims, this was an unprecedented act in the history of Islam. No ruler had prior to this appointed his son or family as successor. […]
Rajab is from the Sacred months and its days are written on the gates of the Sixth Paradise.
Al-Sâbûnî, Ismâ`îl ibn `Abd al-Rahmân ibn Ahmad ibn Ismâ`îl ibn Ibrâhîm ibn `Amir, Abû `Uthmân al-Sâbûnî al-Shâfi`î (d 449), Shaykh al-Islâm, the foremost pious jurist, hadîth Scholar, preacher, commentator of Qur’ân, “the true Imâm of the Muslims and the real Shaykh of Islâm” (al-Bayhaqî), “Sword of the Sunna, Repeller of bid`a” (`Abd al-Ghâfir al-Fârisî), and “Scourge of the deviants”