06 • The Scholars of Madinah

Waterless Desolate Land

Waterless Desolate Land
July 26, 2015 Comments Off on Waterless Desolate Land

Yahya related to me from Malik from Yahya ibn Sa’id that Sa’id ibn al-Musayyib used to say: “Whoever prays on waterless, desolate land; an angel prays on his right and an angel prays on his left. When he calls both ... Read More »

Good News for ‘Ulama & Tullab

Good News for ‘Ulama & Tullab
May 22, 2015 Comments Off on Good News for ‘Ulama & Tullab

Some good news for the ‘Ulama and Tullab al-‘Ilm. Hafizakum’Allah. Yahya related to me from Malik from Yahya ibn Sa’id that Sa’id ibn al-Musayyib used to say: “Whoever prays on water-less, desolate land; an angel prays on his right and ... Read More »

The Family of the Learned

The Family of the Learned
April 14, 2015 Comments Off on The Family of the Learned

Excerpt from the up and coming book called the Jewels of Imam Malik: Bismillah. Let us look at the root of the family of knowledge and how it came to be that the family of Imam Malik became known as ... Read More »

Imam az-Zuhri

Imam az-Zuhri
April 2, 2015 Comments Off on Imam az-Zuhri

Imam Shafi’ narrated that Imam Malik said: “Whenever Imam ibn Shihab az-Zuhri entered the city of Madinah, no scholar would dare narrate a Hadith there until he left.” {Tarikh Dimashq, 55/331} If some may not know this. Imam Malik inherited ... Read More »

Leaving Madinah

Leaving Madinah
March 26, 2015 Comments Off on Leaving Madinah

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 »

‘Abdullahi’s Tablets

‘Abdullahi’s Tablets
March 21, 2015 Comments Off on ‘Abdullahi’s Tablets

‘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 »

The Scholar of Madinah

The Scholar of Madinah
March 16, 2015 Comments Off on The Scholar of Madinah

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 »

The Recitation of the People of Madinah is Sunnah

The Recitation of the People of Madinah is Sunnah
March 9, 2015 Comments Off on The Recitation of the People of Madinah is Sunnah

Sa’id bin Mansur reported to us that he heard Malik ibn Anas say: “The recitation of the people of Madinah is Sunnah.” He was asked, “The recitation of {Imam} Nafi’?” He replied, “Yes.” [The Mufti of Egypt] Al-Layth ibn Sa’id ... Read More »

Not Every Narration is Acted Upon

Not Every Narration is Acted Upon
February 26, 2015 Comments Off on Not Every Narration is Acted Upon

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 »

Shaykh Ibn Hurmuz

Shaykh Ibn Hurmuz
February 18, 2015 Comments Off on Shaykh Ibn Hurmuz

One of the first teachers of Imam Malik was Shaykh ibn Hurmuz, he was a Mawla of Abu Hurayrah, kind of like how Imam Nafi was a Mawla to ibn ‘Umar. In this way he was employed by Abu Hurayrah. ... Read More »