05 • Imam Malik ibn Anas

Imam Malik’s رحمه الله love for the Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و آله و سلم and the City of Madinah

March 3, 2012 Comments Off on Imam Malik’s رحمه الله love for the Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و آله و سلم and the City of Madinah

Anas ibn Malik narrated that the Prophet صلى الله عليه و آله و سلم said: “O Allah! Bestow on Madinah twice the blessings You bestowed on Mecca.” {Sahih Bukhari, Book #30, Hadith #109}   Anas narrated that whenever the Prophet ... Read More »

The Story of the Scorpion and Imam Malik

March 1, 2012 No Comments »

  The Muhaddith, Abdullahi ibn al-Mubarak {May Allah have mercy upon him} said: “I was with Imam Malik {May Allah have mercy upon him} while he was relating Hadith to us and a scorpion stung him 16 times. Imam Malik ... Read More »

Imam Malik and Wisdom

Imam Malik and Wisdom
February 17, 2012 No Comments »

Imam Malik رحمه الله commented on Allah’s verse: He brings wisdom to whomever He will {Qur’an, Chapter 2:269} by saying: Indeed, it comes firmly to my heart {innahu layaqa`u fi qalbi} that “wisdom” means intelligence {fiqh} of Allah’s Religion, and ... Read More »

Imam Malik’s 900 Shaykhs

Imam Malik’s 900 Shaykhs
February 13, 2012 No Comments »

Shaykh Janun رحمه الله in his commentary on the book of Malik “Muwatta” mentioned what Qadi Iyad رحمه الله said: ” The Shuyukh of Imam Malik رحمه الله were 900 Shaykhs. 300 were from the Tabi’een and 600 from the ... Read More »

The Beard and the Mustache

The Beard and the Mustache
November 12, 2011 No Comments »

Shaikh Ahmad al-Nafarawi al-Maliki said in the commentary of Imam Abu Zaid’s Risala, “To shave the beard is without doubt haram according to all Imams”, it is also mentioned in ‘Tamhid’ which is a commentary of the Muwatta’ of Imam ... 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 »