06 • The Scholars of Madinah

The Ways of Knowledge

July 12, 2012 No Comments »

Ibn Wahb and other men of knowledge permitted writing. Munawalah (transmission of ahadith from the writing of a man of knowledge which he has written with his own hand and which he has said is what he heard directly from ... Read More »

The Imams of Madinah

March 19, 2012 No Comments »

~ The School of Madinah. The Scholars say that the principles of Imam Malik in Fiqh were originally the principles of Sa’id ibn al-Musayyab the leader of Tabi’un in his time, the Imam of Madinah, the son in law of ... Read More »

Qadi Iyyad ~ The 7 Saints of Marrakech ~

March 13, 2012 No Comments »

Qadi Iyyad, also known as Abu al-Fadl Iyyad ibn Amir ibn Musa ibn Iyyad ibn Muhammad ibn Abdullahi ibn Musa ibn Iyyad al-Yahsubi as-Sabti أبو الفضل عياض بن موسى بن عياض بن عمرون بن موسى بن عياض بن محمد بن ... Read More »

Al~Qasim bin Muhammad was Impressed by Actions, NOT Words.

March 11, 2012 No Comments »

Al-Qasim bin Muhammad, the grandson of Caliph Abu Bakr as~Siddiq {May Allah be pleased with them} said: “ In my time the people were not impressed by speech, they were impressed by actions. Anyone can say whatever he wants. “ ... Read More »

The Sanctity of the City of Madinah al-Munawwarah

February 14, 2012 No Comments »

Abu Hurayrah reported that the Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم said, “Madinah is a sanctuary from that place to that. Its trees should not be cut and no heresy should be innovated nor any sin should ... Read More »

Imam Malik on Knowledge

Imam Malik on Knowledge
October 23, 2011 No Comments »

Imam Malik رحمه الله said, “Knowledge does not consist in narrating much. Knowledge is but a light which Allah places in the heart.” {Sifat as-Safwah, Volume 2 pg.197; Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Volume 3 pg.555} – Originally posted by Ustadh Luqman ... Read More »

Studying Manners Before Knowledge

Studying Manners Before Knowledge
October 23, 2011 No Comments »

Imam Malik رحمه الله said, “My mother would dress me up in the clothes of the scholars while I still was a young boy and she would tell me, ‘Go to the Masjid and seek knowledge from Imam ar-Rabiʿah رحمه ... Read More »

Imam Malik in the Eyes of Other Great Scholars

Imam Malik in the Eyes of Other Great Scholars
October 19, 2011 No Comments »

Imam Abu Hanifa (rahmatullahi ‘alayhi) said, “My eyes have never fallen on anyone faster in understanding, correct in answering, and examining as Imam Malik.” Imam al-Shafi’i (rahmatullahi ‘alayhi) said, “Knowledge is encompassed by three people: Malik bin Anas, al-Laith bin ... Read More »

Scholars of Madina and the Maliki Madhhab

Scholars of Madina and the Maliki Madhhab
November 19, 2010 No Comments »

An interesting note: Assalamu alaikum Statements made by Ibn Taymiyya (rahmatullahi alaihi) on the scholars of Madina and the Maliki Madhhab; as good fortune would have it, he was not a follower of the Maliki Madhhab. This, of course, means ... Read More »

Meeting of Imam Malik & Imam Abu Hanifa

Meeting of Imam Malik & Imam Abu Hanifa
November 6, 2010 No Comments »

Before Malik and Abu Hanifa’s encounter, Imam Malik used to say, “Beware of the people of opinion.” Abu Hanifa’s school was called the “school of opinion.” Before their meeting, there was a lot of talk and exchange of letters but ... Read More »