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Mu’awiyyah or ‘Umar bin ‘Abdil-’Azeez?

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It was said to ‘Abdullah bin al-Mubarak, “Which of the two is better, Mu’aawiyyah or ‘Umar bin ‘Abdil-’Azeez?”  So he said, “The dust gathered in the nose of Mu’awiyyah with the Messenger of Allah is better and superior than ‘Umar bin ‘Abdil-Azeez.”

[al-Bidayah wan-Nihayah: 8/130]

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June 2, 2010 at 3:18 am

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