Tag: KNOWLEDGE

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Student embarks on epic quest for Prophetic knowledge

Mamadou Safayou Barry cycled across six countries to secure a place at Egypt's al-Azhar University.

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Four Imams | The Son of a Soldier

A vessel of knowledge, a defender of the Sunnah, an exemplar of a worshipper, and – for those who saw him - a reminder of how the companions of the Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ were.

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Four Imams | A Teenage Jurist

Did you know that al-Shāfi’ī was only fifteen years old when his teacher gave him permission to issue verdicts?

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Four Imams | Like Teacher, Like Student

What a privilege it is to share the biography of yet another luminary – a man whose story leaves one both lost for words and immensely grateful to Allāh for His gift to humanity through such an individual.

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Four Imams | The Imam of Madinah

“I was with Mālik b. Anas whilst he was conveying to us Ḥadīth, when a scorpion stung him sixteen times. Mālik’s colour began to change as he coerced himself to have patience without interrupting the Ḥadīth of the Prophet ﷺ."

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Four Imams | Star of the Scholars

“If the scholars are mentioned, then Mālik is the star."

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Four Imams | The Great Debater

Sh Ali Hammuda explores the personality, manners and worship of Imām Abū Ḥanīfa, as well as examining the remarkable intelligence that would allow him to intellectually topple his opponents in debates.

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Did Muslim Caliphs Burn Libraries?

Did you know 'Umar b. al Khattab was accused of burning down the Alexandrian Library?

What Black Lives Matter means to me – Sh Abu Usamah

We're in Birmingham Shareef for this week's Unscripted podcast where Salman speaks to Shaykh Abu Usamah at-Thahabi.

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Timbuktu: Empire of Knowledge

Imagine a legendary city in 16th century West Africa where thousands of Black African students pondered over the latest ideas in science, mathematics, and medicine.