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Hassan al-Basri

Hassan Al-Basri, a beacon of knowledge

By : Abu Tariq Hijazi | Arab News | 26 Jun 2012

Hassan Al-Basri (21-110 A.H.) emerged as one of the greatest theologian tutor of Basra, leader of the scholars of his time and well known for his strict and encompassing embodiment of the Sunnah. He is also famous for his immense knowledge, fearless remonstration of the authorities with power of attraction in discourse and as the adviser to Caliph Umar bin Abdul Aziz.

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