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Al-A’mash Was Once Amazed by Something He Saw in Ibraaheem An-Nakha’ee- [What Was it?]


Al-A’mash (rahimahullaah) said: I approached Khaythama (rahimahullaah) and said, Indeed I saw something from Ibraaheem (An-Nakha’ee) the likes of which I have not seen (before); he (Khaythama) said, What is it? I said, I saw him sitting with strangers and informed him about it, so he said, I was sitting close to them and disliked that by leaving them people would see that as a sign of some superiority I have over them, so I sat with them.

[Source:التواضع والخمول – pages 113-114]

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