Take Knowledge from the Scholars

Imam Malik bin Anas (رحمة الله عليه) was asked:

“Can knowledge be taken from a man who has not (to his credit any) seeking (of knowledge) nor sitting (with scholars)?”

He said, “No.”

He (رحمة الله عليه) replied:


Sources: Reported by al-Suyuti in Is’af al-Mubatta’ bi-rijal al-Muwatta’ and it is also found in Hilyat al-Awliya’ 6/323

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