إن هذا العلم دين فانظروا عمن تأخذون دينكم - ابن سيرين
Indeed this knowledge is your religion, so carefully examine who you take religion from! - Ibn Sireen
Al Husayn ibn Mas’ood ibn Muhammad al Farraa al Baghawee ash Shaafi’ee
Al-Husayn ibn Mas’ood
433 H | 1042 C.E.
Died: 516 H | 1122 C.E.
A scholar who has a great service to the Noble Book and the prophetic Sunnah by continoulsy studying them, teaching them, uncovering their treasures, secrets and authoring books.
Ibn Shuhbah stated: ‘He was righteous, scholarly, a worshiper upon the methodology of the Salaf.’
Adh Dhahabee stated: “Al Baghawee was given the alias of Muhyee as Sunnah (reviver of the Sunnah) and Rukn ad Deen (the pillar of the Deen), he was a leader, an Imaam, ‘Allaamah, Zaahid, a person who was content with a little.”
As Suyootee stated: “He has been blessed in the books he authored due to his sincere intentions, he was amongst the Rabaanee scholars, a man of worship, a man who was content with a little.”
Amongst his teachers:
Al Qaadee Husayn ibn Muhammad al Marwazee
‘Abdul Waahid ibn Ahmad ibn Abee Qaasim al Laythee.