08 • Quotes from Famous Imams of Islam

In this section, one will learn about the Lives of the Most Famous Imams in the History of Islam.

The Importance of Praying in the Masjid!!!

March 25, 2012 No Comments »

“ For forty years, the Adhan was never called but Sa`id bin al-Musayyib {May Allah have mercy on him}was in the Masjid before it was called.“ Imam Sufyan bin `Uyaynah {May Allah have mercy on him} said: “Honoring the prayer ... Read More »

Imam Malik’s love for the Prophet Muhammad

Imam Malik’s love for the Prophet Muhammad
March 22, 2012 No Comments »

It is reported that Imam Jafar as-Sadiq رحمه الله would turn pale whenever he heard the Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و آله و صحبه و سلم mentioned. From this, Imam Malik رحمه الله would not mention a Hadith except ... Read More »

The Etiquette of sending the Salat and Salam upon the Prophet Muhammad {peace and blessings of Allah be upon him}

The Etiquette of sending the Salat and Salam upon the Prophet Muhammad {peace and blessings of Allah be upon him}
March 15, 2012 No Comments »

Many people often use [SAW, PBUH, s.a.w, etc] after mentioning the name of the Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه و آله و صحبه و سلم .   Imam an-Nawawi رحمه الله explains: He says, It is recommended {Mustahabb} for ... Read More »

Imam Hasan al-Basri’s Reminder to be Thankful to Allah

March 8, 2012 No Comments »

Imam al-Hasan al-Basri رحمه الله said: “ It has reached me that when Allah the Mighty and Majestic blesses a people and gives them some good, He asks them to be grateful. If they are grateful, He is all-able to give them ... Read More »

Imam Hasan al-Basri on Seeking Knowledge!

March 8, 2012 No Comments »

Imam al-Hasan al-Basri رحمه الله  said: ” One who acts without knowledge is like one who travels off the path; and the one who acts without knowledge corrupts more than he rectifies. So seek knowledge in a way that does not ... Read More »

Imam Sufyan ath-Thawri  رحمه الله

March 6, 2012 No Comments »

Imam Sufyan At-Thawri {716–778} said: “I know that a man loves this life when I see him greet its people often!” {Hilyatul-Awliyah, Volume 7, pg. 37} Meaning: When one wants to be in the limelight, known to all. ~ Place ... Read More »

Imam Abu Hanifa’s رحمه الله Respect for his Teacher Hammad رحمه الله

March 3, 2012 No Comments »

Imam Abu Hanifa رحمه الله said, “I haven’t stretched my legs out towards the house of my teacher, Hammad رحمه الله, whereas there were seven streets separating both our houses. I did this out of respect for my teacher.” {Imam Abu ... Read More »

The True Path of the Scholars

March 3, 2012 No Comments »

  Sufyan ibn Uyaynah said: “ Hadith are a pitfall except for the Fuqaha’ {Legal Jurists},” Imam Malik’s رحمه الله companion and friend `Abd Allah ibn Wahb رحمه الله said: “The meaning of every Hadith is a pitfall except for ... Read More »

Avoiding Arguments

March 1, 2012 No Comments »

Imam Shafi’i  رحمه الله narrated: “When some of the people of desires {fitna makers} came to Imam Malik ibn Anas رحمه الله he said: ” As for me, then I am upon clear evidence from my Lord and my Deen. And as for ... Read More »

Abbreviating the Salawat

Abbreviating the Salawat
February 20, 2012 No Comments »

Many people often use [SAW, PBUH, s.a.w, etc] after mentioning the Prophet Muhammad’s صلى الله عليه و آله و صحبه و سلم name. Imam an-Nawawi رحمه الله explains: It is recommended {Mustahabb} for a person who writes down Hadith that ... Read More »