The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) issued a general pardon to all its inhabitants, who were not only pagans but also those that had fought him for the longest time, and regarding whom many of those verses of fighting like (Qur’aan Surah 9 verse 5) had been revealed.
Yazeed ibn Mu’aawiyah in the view of most of the people of reason and knowledge and of Ahl al-Sunnah wa’l-Jamaa’ah – the Salaf as-saaliheen.
Who was he? Should he be loved or cursed? An article expounding the matter in details.
Silence is an important aspect, which a Student of Islamic knowledge must have in him. Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said, “Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him say what is good or remain silent.”
This is a story from the treasures of the stories of our righteous salafs.
This story is a lesson to all those who seek knowledge to debate so and so or to give lectures and talks so people know him.
Imam al-Shafi’e said: Knowledge is not to memorize, rather to act upon it.
Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said “The Best (aspect) of Eemaan (faith) is patience and tolerance.” (Al-Silsilah al-Saheehah, no. 1495, 3/482)
Islam urges us to be tolerant and forgive others. This is indicated in both the Qur’aan and the Sunnah. Indeed, one of the features of Islam is that it is deen al-rahmah (the religion of mercy).