05 • Imam Malik ibn Anas

Paying Due Respect

Paying Due Respect
June 26, 2015 Comments Off on Paying Due Respect

In 174 A.H Harun-ar-Rashid, arrived in Madinah with his two sons Amin and Ma’mun. He summoned Imam Malik to his inner court to deliver a lecture on the Muwatta’. The Imam refused to comply with his orders. Arriving in the ... Read More »

Life to the Hearts

Life to the Hearts
June 25, 2015 Comments Off on Life to the Hearts

Beautiful Arabic Proverb “Whoever has no authority over him, Shaytan will be his authority.” ~ It is related in the Muwatta of Imam Malik ibn Anas, May Allah have Mercy upon him: Yahya related to me from Malik that he ... Read More »

The Vastness of the Earth

The Vastness of the Earth
June 17, 2015 Comments Off on The Vastness of the Earth

Imam Malik {May Allah have mercy upon him} said: “The limits and vastness of the earth are many and plentiful, and it is not possible for anyone to gather all of the sayings of the scholars {in regard to law, ... Read More »

Imam Malik’s Hadiths

Imam Malik’s Hadiths
June 16, 2015 Comments Off on Imam Malik’s Hadiths

Imam ash-Shafi’i made the following two statements, “After the Book of Allah, there is no book on the face of the earth sounder than the book of Malik.” “No book has ever been placed upon the face of the earth ... Read More »

A Student of Imam Ja’far

A Student of Imam Ja’far
June 5, 2015 Comments Off on A Student of Imam Ja’far

“Imam Malik bin Anas was one of the students of Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq {May Allah be well pleased with them}.” “Imam Malik studied under the teaching of Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq in Madinah and he used to say: ‘He was among ... Read More »

Whom to Take Hadith From

Whom to Take Hadith From
May 14, 2015 Comments Off on Whom to Take Hadith From

[The student of Imam Malik] = Ibn Wahb said: “Imam Malik looked towards al-’Attan ibn Khalid and said: ‘It has reached me that you {al-‘Attan} take knowledge from this one.’ I said, ‘Of course.’ So Imam Malik said, ‘[I ask ... Read More »

900 Teachers

900 Teachers
May 12, 2015 Comments Off on 900 Teachers

Imam an-Nawawi {May Allah have mercy upon him} said: “Of Imam Malik’s nine hundred teachers = three hundred were from the followers of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad {Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him, his family and ... Read More »

Always Contemplating the Qur’an

Always Contemplating the Qur’an
May 11, 2015 Comments Off on Always Contemplating the Qur’an

Ma’an ibn ‘Isa {May Allah have mercy upon him} reported: Imam Malik {May Allah have mercy upon him} did not try to defame people and Imam Malik would likewise always contemplate on the Qur’an. He would recite: Will they not ... Read More »

Imam Malik Student of Imam Ja’far

Imam Malik Student of  Imam Ja’far
May 9, 2015 Comments Off on Imam Malik Student of Imam Ja’far

Imam Malik bin Anas was one of the students of Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq. Imam Malik studied under the teaching of Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq in Madinah and he used to say: ‘He was among the pious scholars who fear Allah.’ و ... Read More »

Sifting Narrators

Sifting Narrators
April 23, 2015 Comments Off on Sifting Narrators

Ahmad ibn Salih {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 there ... Read More »