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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 »

Malik is the Star

Malik is the Star
September 25, 2011 No Comments »

Imam al-Shafi’i said, “إذا ذكر العلماء فمالك النجم” “When the scholars are remembered (mentioned), then Malik is the star.&# Read More »

Mothers Like These Get Sons Who Are Scholars!

September 14, 2011 No Comments »

Imam Malik (rahmatullahi ‘alayhi) said, “My mother would dress me up in the clothes of the scholars whilst I still was a young boy and she would tell me, ‘Go to the Masjid and seek knowledge from Imām ar-Rabīʿah, study ... Read More »

Imam Malik on the Turban

March 19, 2011 No Comments »

Imam Malik said, as narrated by Ibn Abi Zayd: “The turban was worn from the beginning of Islam and it did not cease to be worn until our time. I did not see anyone among the People of Excellence except ... Read More »