Now, the cultivators of your city have complained of your strictness, hard heartedness, humiliating treatment and harshness. I thought over it and found that since they are unbelievers they cannot be brought near nor kept away or treated severely because of the pledge with them. Behave with them in between strictness and softness and adopt for them a mingling or remoteness and aloofness with nearness and closeness if Allah so wills.
To two of the officers in his army I have placed Malik bin Harith Ashtar in command over you and over all those under you. Therefore, follow his commands and ...Learn More
In reply to Muawiya, and it is one of his most eloquent writings Your letter reached me where you recall that Allah chose Muhammad (pbuh) for His religion and helped ...Learn More
Given to Abdullah bin Abbas at the time of his appointment as his Governor of Basrah. Meet people with a broad face, allow them free audience and pass generous orders. ...Learn More
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