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-Juwayni, `Abd Allah ibn Yusuf ibn `Abd Allah ibn Yusuf ibn Muhammad ibn Hayyuya, Rukn al-Din Abu Muhammad al-Ta’i al-Sinbisi al-Naysaburi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari (d. 438), the peerless Imam, foremost jurist and scholar of principles, commentator of Qur’an, man of letters, grammarian, and father of Imam al-Haramayn.