Imam Malik الإمام مالك

Malik on Tawhid: Attributes of Allah are above any modality

Abdullah ibn Wahb reported: We were with Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, when a man entered and he said, “O Abu Abdullah, ‘the Most Merciful rose […]

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Malik on Bid’ah: What is worse than contradicting the Messenger?

Muhammad ibn al-Dahhak reported: A man came to Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, and he said, “Where should I put on my clothes for pilgrimage?” Malik

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Hadith on Salat: Listen to the Imam when he recites Quran

Abu Musa al-‘Ashari reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the Imam recites the Quran, then listen quietly.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 847 Grade:

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Hadith on Divorce: Evidence triple talaq only counts as one divorce

Yazid ibn Rukanah reported: Rukanah had divorced his wife irrevocably and the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, only counted it as one divorce. Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 2196

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Malik on Fatwa: Humility of Imam Malik’s independent judgments

Sa’id ibn Sulayman reported: I never heard Malik, may Allah have mercy on him, issue a religious verdict on anything but that he would recite this verse, “Verily, we only

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Ibn Abbas on Rulers: Do not confront rulers if they will kill you

Sa’id ibn Jubayr reported: I asked Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, “Shall I enjoin good and forbid evil upon the ruler?” Ibn Abbas said, “If you fear

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Aisha on Arafat: No harm for pilgrims to fast Arafat if not too weak

Al-Qasim ibn Muhammad reported: Aisha, mother of the believers, may Allah be pleased with her, fasted on the day of ‘Arafat as a pilgrim. Al-Qasim said, “I saw her in

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Malik on Aqidah: Modality of divine attributes is inconceivable

Yahya ibn Yahya reported: We were with Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, and a man came to him, saying, “O Abu Abdullah, ‘The Merciful rose above

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Umar on Meat: Beware of being addicted to eating meat

Yahya ibn Sa’id reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Beware of eating too much meat, for it can be as addictive as wine.” Source: al-Muwaṭṭa’

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Malik on Adab: Duty of students to have good manners

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, it is the duty of a student of knowledge to behave with dignity, tranquility, and

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Hadith on Tarawih: Reward for praying with the Imam until he finishes

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, whoever stands for prayer in Ramadan with the Imam until he is finished, it will

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Hadith on Tarawih: The Prophet’s night prayer in Ramadan

Abu Salamah reported: He asked Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, “How was the night prayer of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, during Ramadan?”

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Ibn Wahb on Character: Learning manners best type of knowledge

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Ibn Wahb, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “What I learned from the manners of Malik was better than his knowledge.” Source: Jāmi’ Bayān al-‘Ilm 581

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Malik on Adab: I learned manners before sacred knowledge

Al-Qadi ‘Iyad reported: Malik, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “My mother would dress me up and say to me: Go to Shaykh Rabi’ah and learn from his manners

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Hadith on Travel: Permission to fast or not on journey, whatever is easiest

Aisha reported: Hamzah ibn Amr asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about fasting while traveling. The Prophet said, “If you wish, you may fast. And

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