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Mukhtasar al-Akhdari Recitation and Explanation

Mukhtasar al-Akhdari Recitation and Explanation
January 6, 2012 No Comments »

Mukhtasar al-Akhdari Recitation and Explanation by Ustadh Rami Nsour   Lamppost Productions is pleased to present this special MP3 recording of Ustadh Rami Nsour’s recitation and explanation of the famed Maliki fiqh text on Prayer and Purification! Download the MP3 ... Read More »

Interview with Shaykh ‘Abd-Allah al-Firansi

Interview with Shaykh ‘Abd-Allah al-Firansi
November 20, 2011 No Comments »

Interesting interview with Shaykh ‘Abd-Allah Althaparro al-Firansi (al-Maliki al-Tijani) – French convert to Islam: From Aljazeera (Arabic, no subtitles). Transcript (in Arabic): http://www.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/218E0409-1FBC-4ADD-B5E9-491EBD730AA8.htm Pour les francophones: http://alfoulk.wordpress.com (site du Shaykh ‘Abd-Allah) Read More »

The Beard and the Mustache

The Beard and the Mustache
November 12, 2011 No Comments »

Shaikh Ahmad al-Nafarawi al-Maliki said in the commentary of Imam Abu Zaid’s Risala, “To shave the beard is without doubt haram according to all Imams”, it is also mentioned in ‘Tamhid’ which is a commentary of the Muwatta’ of Imam ... Read More »

Beware of Fame

Beware of Fame
October 27, 2011 No Comments »

The Muhaddith, Abdullah ibn Al-Mubarak رحمه الله said: Imam Sufyan Ath-Thawri رحمه الله said to me: “Beware of fame. Everyone I met warned me about fame.” {Siyar A’lam an-Nubala ===> The Lives of the Noble Figures, Volume 7 pg. 260} ... Read More »

Imam Malik’s al-Muwatta’

Imam Malik’s al-Muwatta’
October 27, 2011 No Comments »

Imam Yusuf Ibn `Abd al-Barr al-Andalusi رحمه الله said that Imam Malik was the first who compiled a book formed exclusively of sound narrations. Qadi Abu Bakr رحمه الله said: “The Muwatta’ of Imam Malik رحمه الله is the first ... Read More »

Imam Malik on Knowledge

Imam Malik on Knowledge
October 23, 2011 No Comments »

Imam Malik رحمه الله said, “Knowledge does not consist in narrating much. Knowledge is but a light which Allah places in the heart.” {Sifat as-Safwah, Volume 2 pg.197; Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Volume 3 pg.555} – Originally posted by Ustadh Luqman ... Read More »

Studying Manners Before Knowledge

Studying Manners Before Knowledge
October 23, 2011 No Comments »

Imam Malik رحمه الله said, “My mother would dress me up in the clothes of the scholars while I still was a young boy and she would tell me, ‘Go to the Masjid and seek knowledge from Imam ar-Rabiʿah رحمه ... Read More »

Imam Malik in the Eyes of Other Great Scholars

Imam Malik in the Eyes of Other Great Scholars
October 19, 2011 No Comments »

Imam Abu Hanifa (rahmatullahi ‘alayhi) said, “My eyes have never fallen on anyone faster in understanding, correct in answering, and examining as Imam Malik.” Imam al-Shafi’i (rahmatullahi ‘alayhi) said, “Knowledge is encompassed by three people: Malik bin Anas, al-Laith bin ... Read More »

The Scholar of Madina

The Scholar of Madina
September 30, 2011 No Comments »

The Messenger of Allah (salla Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “the time is drawing near when people shall beat their camels in pursuit of knowledge,and there shall be nobody more knowledgeable than the scholar of Madina.” – Sufyan ibn ‘Uyayna, ... Read More »