Respect for Hadith

July 29, 2013 Comments Off on Respect for Hadith
Respect for Hadith

Imam Malik (رحمة الله عليه) said,

“I love to honour the Hadith of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ and I do not read Hadith without wudu’.”

This honour and respect of his also pertained to who he would or would not take Hadith from:

It was said to Imam Malik, “Why don’t you take narrations from ‘Amr bin Dinar? He replied, “I went to him (‘Amr bin Dinar and I found him narrating Hadith to others while in a standing position. So I thought to myself that the Hadith of the Prophet ﷺ is too great and majestic to take them in a standing position.””

Source: Biography of Imam Malik

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