All posts by Ustadh Luqman al-Andalusi

The Importance of Authentic Knowledge

June 17, 2013 No Comments »

  Imam an-Nawawi said:   “Praise be to Allah. Who singled out this nation with the science of Isnad, {this privilege} is shared by no other nation.”   {Sharh Sahih Muslim}   The Muhaddith, Abdullahi ibn al-Mubarak {May Allah have ... Read More »

Imam Malik’s Status in the Eyes of the Scholars

Imam Malik’s Status in the Eyes of the Scholars
June 1, 2013 No Comments »

Ahmad ibn al-Khalil said that he heard Ishaq ibn Ibrahim say: “When Imam Sufyan ath-Thawri, Imam Malik and Imam al-Awza’i agree on a matter, it is Sunnah, even if there is no text on it.” {Tadhkiratul’ Huffaz} May Allah have ... Read More »

The Knowledge of Ashhab

June 1, 2013 No Comments »

Sahnun said: “Ibn al-Qasim said to me: “If you desire this knowledge after me, then seek it with Ashhab.” {Al-Madkhal al-Wajiz fi Istilat Madhhab as-Sadat al-Malikiyyah by Ibrahim al-Mukhtar Ahmad ‘Umar al-Jabruti az-Zayla’i via Aisha Bewley} Sahnun wrote the Mudawanna ... Read More »

The Muwatta of Imam Malik

June 1, 2013 No Comments »

  “Abu Jafar had a very esteem place in knowledge among the scholars, both before and after the Caliphate.  He was the main person who insisted upon Imam Malik to write the Muwatta. He once said, O Abu ‘Abdullah —> ... Read More »

The Importance of Good Morals

The Importance of Good Morals
April 24, 2013 No Comments »

Hafiz Abu Na’im al-Asbahani reported that Imam Malik ibn Anas {May Allah have Mercy upon them} said to a young boy from Quraysh: “O! Son of my brother, learn etiquette before you acquire knowledge.” مَالِكَ بْنَ أَنَسٍ ، يَقُولُ لِفَتًى ... Read More »

The Reality of Fatwa

The Reality of Fatwa
February 17, 2013 No Comments »

Imam an-Nawawi {May Allah have mercy upon him} said:     “Although the Sahaba and the elders of the first generation were superior to later day jurists {Fuqaha} and Mujtahid, yet they did not get an opportunity to compile and arrange ... Read More »

Various Beneficial Hadith

Various Beneficial Hadith
February 17, 2013 No Comments »

Abu Hurayrah {May Allah be well pleased with him} narrated that the Messenger of Allah {Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him} said:   “Allah does not look at your figures, nor at your attire, but He looks at ... Read More »

The Virtues of Imam Malik’s Knowledge!

The Virtues of Imam Malik’s Knowledge!
January 30, 2013 No Comments »

Ahmad ibn Salih al-Misri {May Allah have mercy upon him} said: “I do not know of anyone more giving to sifting narrators and people of knowledge than Malik, and I do not know of him narrating from anyone about whom ... Read More »

The Profound Wisdom of Imam Malik!

The Profound Wisdom of Imam Malik!
January 5, 2013 2 Comments »

Ahmad ibn Salih al-Misri and ‘Abdullahi ibn Wahb said that Imam Malik {May Allah have mercy upon them} said: وَقَالَ أَحْمَد بْن صَالِح الْمِصْرِيّ عَنْ اِبْن وَهْب عَنْ مَالِك قَالَ : إِنَّ الْعِلْم لَيْسَ بِكَثْرَةِ الرِّوَايَة وَإِنَّمَا الْعِلْم نُور يَجْعَلهُ ... Read More »