06 • The Scholars of Madinah

“I don’t know”

“I don’t know”
May 28, 2018 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 »