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WHERE WERE SOME OF THE FAMOUS SCHOLARS OF ISLAM BORN?

The following is a map of the birth places of the founders of the 4 schools of thought and the compilers of the 6 major books of Hadith:

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By: Abu Safiyyah

Imam Abu Hanifah – Kufa, Iraq (80-148 AH)
Imam Malik – Madinah, Saudi Arabia (93-179 AH)
Imam Ash Shafi’i – Gaza, Palestine (150-204 AH)
Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal – Baghdad, Iraq (164-241 AH)

Imam Bukhari – Bukhara, Uzbekistan (194-256 AH)
Imam Abu Dawud – Sistan, Iran/Afghanistan (202-275 AH)
Imam Muslim – Neyshabur, Iran (204-261 AH)
Imam ibn Majah – Qazwin, Iran (209-273 AH)
Imam At Tirmidhi – Termiz, Uzbekistan (209-279 AH)
Imam An Nasai – Nasa, Turkmenistan (215-303 AH)

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FASCINATING PHOTOS OF PILGRIMS FROM 10 COUNTRIES DURING HAJJ IN 1880

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These fascinating photos from 1880 feature pilgrims from 10 countries during Hajj. Back then, before the advent of modern transport such as commercial air travel, the journey to Hajj was far more difficult and perilous and these pilgrims would have undertaken journeys of weeks or months to reach Makkah.

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Geometric designs in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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info-pictogram1 Geometric designs around a mihrab. Part of the Registan complex in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.