Shaykh Amir Saeed
Al Azhar University Graduate, Faculty of Shariah

Upcoming Parts to this Series:
Al-Shaf'i: GPS, Friday, February 1st, 2013
Ahmad Ibn Hanbal: GPS, March 1st, 2013

Completed Parts to this Series:
Abu Hanifa: GPS, Friday, December 14th, 2012

Imam Malik ibn Anas, also known as "The Imam of Medina", is the founder of the Maliki Madhab (school of thought) which is now predominantly practiced in Africa parts Egypt and many places in the Arabian Peninsula. He attained authority in Islamic tradition from 70 scholars at the age of 20. He never left Medina, the city of the Prophet (SAW) out of love for the city and fear of passing away anywhere else. He is the author of one of the first compilations ever in Hadith, named The Muwatta.

Shaykh Amir Saeed is a scholar of the traditional Islamic sciences and an active mentor and teacher of the Muslim community. He has had the blessed opportunity to study with some of the most brilliant minds of Islamic thought in Mauritania, Nadwat ul Ulema of India, and Egypt where he completed his specialized degree in Islamic Jurisprudence at the prestigious Al-Azhar University. Along with Islamic law, he has also studied a number of other subjects including Arabic, tazkiyya (self-purification), pre-Islamic poetry, exegesis of the Quran and noble traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon Him) obtaining an Ijazah (tradional certificate of completion) in the Saheeh of Al-Bukhari. External Event Url
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