06 • The Scholars of Madinah

“I don’t know”

“I don’t know”
May 28, 2018 Comments Off on “I don’t know”

Imam Malik رحمه الله said, “The shield of the scholar is, ‘I don’t know’, so If he leaves it down, his attacker will strike him” {Yusuf Ibn Abd al-Barr رحمه الله in his al-Intiqa’ fi Fada’il at-Thalatha al-Fuqaha} Read More »

Madinan Teachers

Madinan Teachers
May 26, 2018 Comments Off on Madinan Teachers

Imam Malik ibn Anas, Allah have mercy upon him said: “For 13 years I sat from the time of the Fajr prayer to sunset [Maghrib] with various teachers. I did this in order to attain knowledge from various Shuyukh [teachers/scholars/Muhadithin/Fuqaha] ... Read More »

Malikis & Dogs #3

Malikis & Dogs #3
May 10, 2017 Comments Off on Malikis & Dogs #3

The Ruling on Selling Dogs in the Maliki School Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I bought a dog a while back, but now my parents want me to get rid of it. I heard that money from selling a ... Read More »

Malikis & Dogs #2

Malikis & Dogs #2
May 10, 2017 Comments Off on Malikis & Dogs #2

Is it Permissible to Keep a Watchdog Inside The House? Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Is one allowed to have a watch dog inside the house in the Maliki school? What are the conditions for having such a dog, ... Read More »

Malikis & Dogs

Malikis & Dogs
May 6, 2017 Comments Off on Malikis & Dogs

By Mufti Musa Furber The following is related to a discussion thread about Mālikīs keeping dogs as house pets that got axed (and for good reasons). Since I spent a lot of time working on a few papers related to ... Read More »

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 »