Tag Archives: Imam Malik

November, 2018

  • 19 November

    An incident on racism

    Question Is this narration authentic? Abu Salamah ibn ‘Abdir Rahman reports that Qays bin Matatiyyah once came to a gathering that included Salman Al Farisi, Suhayb Ar Rumi and Bilal (radiyallahu ‘anhum) and remarked, “Here [in the gathering are the Aws and Khazraj tribes who have stood up to assist that man [i.e Rasulullah sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam] [This I …

March, 2017

  • 6 March

    Advice of the Imams of Fiqh to their qualified students

    Question ‘When a Hadith is authentic, abide by it and leave my opinion.’ I heard from someone that the above statement was issued by Imam Abu Hanifah  to Imam Abu Yusuf, and Imam Shafi’i to Al Rab’i, and Imam Ahmad to his son Abdullah, and Imam Malik to Ibnul Qasim (rahimahumullah), but some laymen of today understand it to be directed to …

July, 2015

  • 14 July

    Imam Malik’s Ramadan routine

    Question Is it true Imam Malik would not do Hadith kitabs in Ramadan and would only pray Quran? I read the following in Tarikh ibn ‘Asakir which contradicts it: وَكَانَ الحنيني إذا دخل شهر رمضان ترك سماع الحديث ، فَقَالَ لَهُ مَالِك : يَا أَبَا يَعْقُوب ، لم تترك سماع الحديث فِي رمضان ، إن كَانَ فِيهِ شيء يكره فِي رمضان ، …