During one of his journeys, As-Sari As-Saqṭee passed by a cave, from which he heard continuous sobbing. Aroused by curiosity, he entered the cave and saw a young man whose body seemed to be wasted away by grief and sadness. Having immediately perceived that the man was a righteous worshipper, As-.
Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the messenger of Allah (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: Juraij worshipped in his hermitage and confined himself there. His mother came to him as he was busy in prayer and she said: "Juraij." He said.
Ibraaheem ibn Bashaar narrated this story: "While I was walking towards Kufah with Ibraaheem ibn Adham, he stopped beside a grave and invoked Allah to have mercy on its dweller. "Whose grave is this?' I asked. 'It is the grave of Ḥumaid ibn Jaabir,' said Ibraa.
Abu Sa‘eed Al-Khudree (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Prophet of Allah (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: There was a man from among a nation before you (from the children of Israel) who killed ninety-nine people and then made an inquiry about the most learned perso.
Al-Asma‘ee reported that the ruler Ar-Rasheed once ordered for many delicacies to be prepared for him. He wanted to have a party for himself, so he had a hall decorated for him and invited the famous poet Abul-‘Ataahiyah. When the party began, Ar-Rasheed looked at Abul-‛Ataahiyah and said, .
When Al-Manṣoor ibn ‘Ammaar, once entered the court of ‘Abdulmalik ibn Marwaan, the latter said, "O Manṣoor, I have a question for you, and I will give you respite for an entire year to answer it: Who is the wisest of people, and who is the most ignorant of people?" Al-Ma.