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If a Muslim Plants a Tree

If a Muslim Plants a Tree
May 17, 2015 No Comments »

Anas (Allāh be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet Muḥammad (Peace and Blessings of Allāh be upon him and his family) said, “If a Muslim plants a tree or sows seeds, and then a bird, or a person or ... Read More »

The Favorite Teacher of Imam Malik

The Favorite Teacher of Imam Malik
April 26, 2015 No Comments »

Excerpt from the up and coming book called the Jewels of Imam Malik: The name of the favorite teacher of Imam Malik was Shaykh ‘Abd ar-Rahman ibn Hurmuz {May Allah have mercy upon him} He was from the Tabi’in because ... Read More »

The Knowledge of Islam is for Practice

The Knowledge of Islam is for Practice
April 25, 2015 No Comments »

“Enter paradise for that which you have done.” ادْخُلُواْ الْجَنَّةَ بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ {Qur’an, 16:32} “That is paradise, which you have been given for what you used to do” تِلْكُمُ الْجَنَّةُ أُورِثْتُمُوهَا بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ {Qur’an, 7:43} Imam Jalaludin as-Suyuti ... Read More »

Imām Mālik on Trimming the Moustache

Imām Mālik on Trimming the Moustache
January 4, 2015 No Comments »

Al-Bayḥaqī narrated with his isnād that ‘Abd al-‘Azīz ibn ‘Abdillāh al-Uwaysī said: “Mālik ibn Anas (may Allāh have mercy on him) mentioned that some people shave their moustaches, and he said: ‘The one who does that should be beaten.’ The ... Read More »

Sadl & Qabd in the Prayer – Some Comments

Sadl & Qabd in the Prayer – Some Comments
June 12, 2014 No Comments »

The following was posted by sidi Rashad Ali in an online discussion regarding sadl (leaving one’s hands by the side while standing in the prayer) vs. qabd (placing the right hand over the left hand and/or wrist while standing in ... Read More »

New Translation: Matn al-‘Ashmawiyyah

New Translation: Matn al-‘Ashmawiyyah
April 22, 2014 No Comments »

A new English translation of Matn al-‘Ashmawiyyah by sidi Abu Zahrah ‘Abd al-Qadir Mandla Nkosi from South Africa has been added to our e-books section: Download link (right-click and save as) Read More »

Imam Malik’s Saying “I Do Not Know!”

Imam Malik’s Saying “I Do Not Know!”
April 1, 2014 No Comments »

  Shaykh al-Haytham ibn Jamil {May Allah have Mercy upon them} said:   الإمام مالك أنه سئل عن ثماني وأربعين مسألة فقال في اثنين وثلاثين منها: لا أدري   “I heard Imam Malik {May Allah have Mercy upon him} being ... Read More »

Imam Malik’s Trustworthiness

Imam Malik’s Trustworthiness
September 7, 2013 No Comments »

One of the teachers of Imam Bukhari, known as the Muhaddith Ali ibn al-Madani said: “Imam Malik never narrated from other than trustworthy narrators.&# Read More »

The Knowledge of Ashhab

June 1, 2013 No Comments »

Sahnun said: “Ibn al-Qasim said to me: “If you desire this knowledge after me, then seek it with Ashhab.” {Al-Madkhal al-Wajiz fi Istilat Madhhab as-Sadat al-Malikiyyah by Ibrahim al-Mukhtar Ahmad ‘Umar al-Jabruti az-Zayla’i via Aisha Bewley} Sahnun wrote the Mudawanna ... Read More »

The Muwatta of Imam Malik

June 1, 2013 No Comments »

  “Abu Jafar had a very esteem place in knowledge among the scholars, both before and after the Caliphate.  He was the main person who insisted upon Imam Malik to write the Muwatta. He once said, O Abu ‘Abdullah —> ... Read More »