05 • Imam Malik ibn Anas

Did you ever see Abu Hanifah?

Did you ever see Abu Hanifah?
April 12, 2015 No Comments »

“It was said to Imam Malik: “Did you ever see Abu Hanifah?” He said: “Yes, I saw a man of such caliber that if he claims that this pillar is made of gold, he will prove it to you”. قيل ... Read More »

A Beautiful Response

A Beautiful Response
April 6, 2015 No Comments »

There was one person of Asceticism {Zuhd} who once wrote a letter to Imam Malik saying: “You need to be more from the people of Zuhd! You need to start praying more at night, you need to start dressing down ... Read More »

Caution & Secret Knowledge

Caution & Secret Knowledge
April 4, 2015 No Comments »

The student of Imam Malik, ‘Abdullahi ibn Wahb {May Allah have mercy upon them} said: When Imam Malik {May Allah have mercy upon him} issued a legal ruling, he would say: “We deem it not but conjecture and we are, ... Read More »

Trustworthy Narrators

Trustworthy Narrators
April 3, 2015 No Comments »

Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal said: “Imam Malik never narrates except from the trustworthy narrators.” One of the teachers of Imam Bukhari, known as the Muhaddith Ali ibn al-Madini said: “Imam Malik never narrated from other than trustworthy narrators.” May Allah ... Read More »

Leaving Madinah

Leaving Madinah
March 26, 2015 No Comments »

Malik related to me from Hisham ibn Urwah from his father that the Messenger of Allah {Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him} said: “No one leaves Madinah preferring to live elsewhere, but that Allah will give it better ... Read More »

Creatures of Sound & Sight

Creatures of Sound & Sight
March 23, 2015 No Comments »

“A woman needs to be maintained financially, spiritually, morally and above all intellectually because women are creatures of sound, and men are creatures of sight, and above all you must know the art of a relationship is based upon communication.” ... Read More »

‘Abdullahi’s Tablets

‘Abdullahi’s Tablets
March 21, 2015 No Comments »

‘Abdullahi Ibn Wahb, one of the students of Imam Malik {May Allah bestow His Mercy upon them}, said: “If I wanted to fill up my tablets {Alwaah} with Imam Malik’s statement ‘I don’t know’, I most certainly could.” {The Lives ... Read More »

Two Imams

Two Imams
March 20, 2015 No Comments »

One of the top students of Imam Malik named ibn Wahb {May Allah have mercy upon them} said: “If it were not for Imams Malik and al-Layth, the people would have gone astray. If it were not for Imams Malik ... Read More »

Etiquette Before Knowledge

Etiquette Before Knowledge
March 19, 2015 No Comments »

It is reported that Imam Malik ibn Anas {May Allah have Mercy upon them} once said to a young boy from among the Quraysh: “O! Son of my brother, learn etiquette before you acquire knowledge.” مَالِكَ بْنَ أَنَسٍ ، يَقُولُ ... Read More »

The Scholar of Madinah

The Scholar of Madinah
March 16, 2015 No Comments »

Abu Musa al-Ash’ari narrated that the Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و آله و صحبه و سلم said: “People will go out from East and West in search of knowledge, and they shall find no one more knowledgeable than the ... Read More »