Source of a Bedouin’s poem of condolence at the demise of Abbas

Source of a Bedouin’s poem of condolence at the demise of ʿAbbās (may Allah be pleased with him)

Question

The following is mentioned in several books. Is there are any isnād (chain) for this?

:وحكي أن أعرابيا عزى ابن عباس على أبيه فقال

اصبر نكن بك صابرين فإنما ، صبر الرعية بعد صبر الراس

خير من العباس أجرك بعده ، والله خير منك للعباس

فقال ابن عباس: ما عزاني أحد أحسن من تعزيته

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What should a Muslim student study? By Imam Ibn al-Sunni

What should a Muslim student study?

By Imam Ibn al-Sunnī (d. 364/975)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

On a recent visit to Bahrayn, my respected father Mufti Shabbir Ahmad (b. 1376/1957 – ) was given copies of Riyāḍat al-Mutaʿallīmīn, a book recently published by Shaykh Nizam Yaquby (b. 1378-9/1959 – ).  Continue reading