05 • Imam Malik ibn Anas

Excerpt from Forthcoming Book on Imam Malik

Excerpt from Forthcoming Book on Imam Malik
August 23, 2014 No Comments »

To begin, let us look at the root of the family knowledge and how it came to be that the family of Imam Malik became known as the family of the learned. Firstly, they were a very well off family ... Read More »

7 Quick Facts about Imam Malik

7 Quick Facts about Imam Malik
July 3, 2014 No Comments »

Quick facts concerning Imam Malik ibn Anas: 1} Imam Malik wrote out over 100,000 Ahadith. 2} Imam Malik compiled his most famous book al-Muwatta in 40 years. 3} Imam Malik started off with 10,000 Ahadith in the Muwatta, however he ... Read More »

Sayings Concerning the Virtues of the Muwatta of Imam Malik

Sayings Concerning the Virtues of the Muwatta of Imam Malik
June 27, 2014 No Comments »

Imam ash-Shafi’i رحمه الله made the following 2 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 ... Read More »

Imam Malik’s Fear of Giving Fatwa

Imam Malik’s Fear of Giving Fatwa
June 14, 2014 No Comments »

Allah says, “Glory be to You, we have no knowledge except what you have taught us. Verily, it is You who are, the All-Knower, the All-Wise.” {Qur’an ~ 2:32} ~ Imam Malik {May Allah have mercy upon him} said: “The ... Read More »

Imam Malik’s Wisdom on Sharing Knowledge

Imam Malik’s Wisdom on Sharing Knowledge
May 5, 2014 No Comments »

    Imam Malik {May Allah have mercy upon him} said:   I know many Hadith and had a great deal of knowledge that I never spoke about nor did I mention it. And that was al ‘Ilm ul~Baatin, = ... Read More »

Imam Malik and Imam Jafar as-Sadiq

Imam Malik and Imam Jafar as-Sadiq
April 3, 2014 No Comments »

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 قد أخذ عن الإمام جعفر الصادق رضي الله عنه الإمام مالك في المدينة ... Read More »

Imam Malik ~ Wisdom

Imam Malik ~ Wisdom
September 29, 2013 No Comments »

Imam Dar ul-Hijrah, Imam Malik ibn Anas {The Mercy of Allah be upon him} said: “Knowledge is not to be taken from four types of people: 1} A foolish person who openly acts foolish, even if he reports the most ... Read More »

Thinking Well of Others

Thinking Well of Others
September 11, 2013 No Comments »

Imam Malik relates in his Muwatta that Isa the son of Maryam {Peace be upon them} said: “Do not examine the faults of others as if you are a Lord, rather examine your own faults as if you were a ... Read More »

Respect for Hadith

Respect for Hadith
July 29, 2013 No Comments »

Imam Malik (رحمة الله عليه) said, “I love to honour the Hadith of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ and I do not read Hadith without wudu’.” This honour and respect of his also pertained to who he would or would ... Read More »

The Virtues of Imam Malik’s Knowledge!

The Virtues of Imam Malik’s Knowledge!
January 30, 2013 No Comments »

Ahmad ibn Salih al-Misri {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 ... Read More »