09 • Seeking in the Caves of Knowledge

The 5 Top Ranking Prophets

The 5 Top Ranking Prophets
February 23, 2015 Comments Off on The 5 Top Ranking Prophets

These are the Prophets that are considered to be The Ulul’ Azam ~ The 5 Top Ranking Prophets. “He has made plain to you of the religion that He enjoined upon Nuh and that which We have revealed to you ... Read More »

Knowledge and Wisdom

Knowledge and Wisdom
April 1, 2014 Comments Off on Knowledge and Wisdom

Imam Malik {May Allah have Mercy upon him} said:   I know many sayings of the Prophet {Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him} and had a great deal of knowledge that I never spoke about nor did I ... Read More »

Imam Malik on Knowledge

Imam Malik on Knowledge
February 17, 2014 Comments Off on Imam Malik on Knowledge

Imam Malik {May Allah Mercy of Allah be upon him} said:   “Knowledge is not to be taken from four types of people:   ❶ A foolish person who openly acts foolish, even if he reports the most narrations; ❷ ... Read More »

Diploma in Sharia Sciences – English or Spanish

Diploma in Sharia Sciences – English or Spanish
May 26, 2013 Comments Off on Diploma in Sharia Sciences – English or Spanish

Diploma in Sharia Sciences The Meem Institute has designed a program at the end of which a Diploma in Sharia Sciences (DSS) can be obtained. The Meem Institute DSS , when completed, will provide the student with a solid basis ... Read More »

Learning Adab Before Knowledge

Learning Adab Before Knowledge
May 23, 2013 Comments Off on Learning Adab Before Knowledge

Imam Malik (رحمه الله) once told a young boy from the tribe of Quraysh: “You need to learn etiquette (adab) before you acquire knowledge.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliya Read More »

Take Knowledge from the Scholars

Take Knowledge from the Scholars
May 23, 2013 Comments Off on Take Knowledge from the Scholars

Imam Malik bin Anas (رحمة الله عليه) was asked: “Can knowledge be taken from a man who has not (to his credit any) seeking (of knowledge) nor sitting (with scholars)?” He said, “No.” He (رحمة الله عليه) replied: “No.” Sources: ... Read More »

The Importance of Good Morals

The Importance of Good Morals
April 24, 2013 Comments Off on The Importance of Good Morals

Hafiz Abu Na’im al-Asbahani reported that Imam Malik ibn Anas {May Allah have Mercy upon them} said to a young boy from Quraysh: “O! Son of my brother, learn etiquette before you acquire knowledge.” مَالِكَ بْنَ أَنَسٍ ، يَقُولُ لِفَتًى ... Read More »

Imam Malik Disliked Debating!

Imam Malik Disliked Debating!
August 13, 2012 Comments Off on Imam Malik Disliked Debating!

It is narrated from Imam Malik ibn Anas رحمه الله , that a man from the people of desires used to walk behind him and say: “O Abu Abdullah! Debate with me. O Abu Abdullah! Debate with me [just one] ... Read More »

The beauty of saying ” I do not know.”

June 22, 2012 Comments Off on The beauty of saying ” I do not know.”

Imam Malik {May Allah have mercy upon him} said: “The shield of the scholar is to say, ‘I don’t know’, so If he leaves it down, his attacker will strike him.” {Related by Hafiz Yusuf Ibn Abd al-Barr in his ... Read More »

The Sweet Rains of Life

June 10, 2012 Comments Off on The Sweet Rains of Life

Yahya related to me from [Imam] Malik that he heard that Luqman al-Hakim {‘Alayhis’ Salam} made his will and counselled his son, saying, “My son! Sit with the learned men and keep close to them. Allah gives life to the ... Read More »