05 • Imam Malik ibn Anas

The Exalted Scholarship of Ibn Wahb – Imam Malik’s Favorite

The Exalted Scholarship of Ibn Wahb – Imam Malik’s Favorite
November 20, 2018 No Comments »

This fact is so important to know. “Abdullahi ibn Wahb, Allah be pleased with him, once mentioned knowledge, to which Imam Malik in Anas, Allah be pleased with him, commented: “Truly, seeking extra knowledge is good, however, to study what ... Read More »

“I don’t know”

“I don’t know”
May 28, 2018 No Comments »

Imam Malik رحمه الله said, “The shield of the scholar is, ‘I don’t know’, so If he leaves it down, his attacker will strike him” {Yusuf Ibn Abd al-Barr رحمه الله in his al-Intiqa’ fi Fada’il at-Thalatha al-Fuqaha} Read More »

Madinan Teachers

Madinan Teachers
May 26, 2018 Comments Off on Madinan Teachers

Imam Malik ibn Anas, Allah have mercy upon him said: “For 13 years I sat from the time of the Fajr prayer to sunset [Maghrib] with various teachers. I did this in order to attain knowledge from various Shuyukh [teachers/scholars/Muhadithin/Fuqaha] ... Read More »

Paying Due Respect

Paying Due Respect
June 26, 2015 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

“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 No Comments »

[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 No Comments »

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 »