Anas Ibn Malik The Blessed Scholar
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But today is the second most important narrator of Hadith. He has the second highest number of hadith is after Abu Nadella and this young man is Anas ibn Malik. And as a young man because the bulk of the story he was a young man, but as you will see, he lived a very long life. And at one point in the story, he's not just the old man, but he's the ancient man, right there. This is an even Malik, honest, even Malik radula, one who converted to Islam around the age of seven or eight years old. I want you to think about that he converted to Islam around the age of seven or eight years old. And from the age of 10, to the age of 20. He is in the company of Rasulullah, sallAllahu,
alayhi wasallam, every single day, every single day. This is a man who had the most blessed of lives. And we mentioned his story two weeks ago, when we mentioned the conversion of his mother. That Muslim converts to Islam. She's one of the first people of Medina to convert. Her husband comes back from a tree journey very angry at her, he begins to shout at her and fight with her about converting to Islam. And she needs to ask, Well, are you teaching this to my children, and honestly dramatic as a small child, seven or eight years old, he says I shall do Allah Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah in front of his father, and his father gets even more angry and he
leaves home. And he goes off on another journey, and he passes away in another country as a disbeliever.
So this is another important point to remember what honestly permalink he was an orphan in the sense that he lost his father when he was seven years old. But we mentioned last week what I would call her, what was the thing that almost to the imprint, I would call her for the most. She said, may Allah have mercy and I will tell her, he treated my sons like his own. He treated my sons like his own. And so Abu Taha raised under Zyban, Malik, like his own son, and I'm honestly when Malik did not have a lack of male role models, because in the evenings, he is what I would call her. And in the daytime, he would Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So he's always around a positive male
role model. And this made a very big difference in how we grew up.
So when, when Omis tell them when to take the pledge of Aqaba. And when she was welcoming Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam into the community. She felt bad that she could not pledge allegiance to him in a way where she could serve Him all the time. Because of course, She's the lady even though she was maharam to him. And she is a she has a family to take care of. So what she does, she does something nobody else does. Right? She takes her young son Anders, who is 10 years old at the time, and said, Oh rasool Allah, my son is at your service. My son is at your service as you for the next 10 years, honestly, but Malik is worth Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wasallam, wherever he goes.
Now, it's important to note that when we say that, honestly, but Malik was at the service of Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam never treated him like a servant. Never. He treated him like a son. He treated him like part of his family. And we see this in the testimony of undisciplined Malik, where he says that Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said, I served him for 10 years, and not once. Did he ever say to me, why did you do this? Or why didn't you do that? Not once they even say OOF to me I'll once they say a bad word to me. This is a small child, who is going through it with Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi salam who's
making mistakes, who is doing things that children will do? Get Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam never once mentions a bad word to him. And really, this sets the bar very high for parenting. Right? This is the best of parenting. We may not live up to this level, but we should at least try to that to reach the level of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam and how he treated the children around you. And this is a point about the seerah that that goes over the heads of many of us Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we know he had four daughters and three sons. Right? But what we fail to realize is that he raised many other children as well. The children of Khadija radula one had the
children of OMA Salama, Graciela Aha, Alibaba, Vitaly grew up in the home of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then even he still grows up in the home of Rasulullah Salallahu Salam was somebody been Zaid grows up being treated like a grandson. And honestly family grows up in the company of Rasulullah, salallahu Alaihe, salam, many, many children grew up around him. So you can imagine this man who has such an important role in society, making time not just for his own children, but for the children of others for the orphans of society as well. So these orphans grew up under his care. And there are many generations of them interacting with him in a way that the father and child
intact. And so honestly, well Malik was one of these best children who despite growing up without his father, he grew up in the company of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and spent 10 years with him. And he suddenly honestly, bumalik didn't make mistakes.
The most famous narration about him is where he made a mistake and how Rasulullah sallallahu Lifson reacted to it. So honestly Malik narrates that one day when he was like 11, or 12 years old Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam sent him to the marketplace to do a chore. And on his way, he saw some of the other kids is age playing with pigeons, right in those days didn't have video games. They didn't have our technology. They used to play with pigeons, right? There was their pets. And if you remember the story, honestly, when my legs younger brother even had his own pet pigeon, right by the name of a whale. So he saw the children playing with a pigeon and he joined it and he forgot
about the chore. Rasulullah Salallahu Alaihe Salam is waiting to Annecy family to come back. He doesn't come back. So he goes out to look for him. And he sees him playing with the other children. And he laughs about it. He loves me and shout him. He understands that child children get distracted. He laughs about it. And he asked him to go and do the chore now and honestly go Malik realizes the wild plane. He lost the money that the prophets allies have sent him wood. So Rasulullah saw some laughs about it. And he goes and does it himself, showing a very high level of character from the prophets of Allah leaves and other people. Malik never forgot his interactions
with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he spends the next 10 years in his company. And after the death of Rasulullah salAllahu alayhi wasallam for the next 80 years, the next 80 years. Honestly bumalik sits in the masjid and teaches Hadith for eight years. And I want us to go back to a very important point in the beginning of the story. When honestly bumalik is taken by his mother to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, what does she say? She says oh Rasul Allah, this is my son unless he is at your service, but please make dua for him. That's all she wants you to return a dua for her son. And this is a forgotten sunnah to ask people to make dua for our children, especially
righteous people, especially the elders of our community, people who will do us a generally answered how many of us go to the messy make dua for my child? We don't know whose dua will be answered. And yet we see a very blessed occasion where Mr. Lim asked your soul Allah salAllahu alayhi salam to make dua for her son, and he makes a powerful dua that is answered and what is the dua says, Oh Allah bless him in his life and his progeny and his world, put Baraka in his life, put Baraka in his children put Baraka in his wealth, and unassuming Malik. So all three parts of this dua come through in his lifetime. One of the miracles of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa Salam is how these two are
manifested in the life of anisimov Malik, because we said he was 20 years old when the Prophets the lights on passed away, and he spent the next 80 years teaching Hadith. So how old was unzipper Malik when he passed away to the max
over 100. Some even though he was 105 105 years old, can you imagine 100 years later, and honestly, bumalik is still in the machine teaching Heidi's the people who Adobe lien for no other reason except that they met on a supermodel when he was over 100 years old. This was the baraka in the life where he lived to be over 100 years old. And he never reached that level of old age where he's dependent on others. He never reaches that, right in the age of 104 105. You see him going and standing up to tyrants. You see him giving lectures in the masjid, you see not afraid of anyone. He's still a healthy man right to that age. Again, the baraka of the dua of Rasulullah sallallahu
alayhi wa sallam, he not only lived a long life, but he maintained his health for the entire life. Number two, what was the second part of the DUA put Baraka in his world unless even Maalik became so wealthy, that other people would ask him to to be a silent partner in their business, because there was a guarantee that if honestly, bumalik invested in your business, you're going to make a profit. He never made a loss in business, any business deal he took part in became profitable. And so many, many people made him a partner in their business. And he didn't really care about the business because they reached a point where the money was too much. You know, anyone who's made money knows
you should a point where it means nothing to you, right? He's just too much. And he would just give all this money to charity and set up various, you know, charitable institutions all over, he would just give the money out and he would just keep coming back and keep coming back. More and more and more throughout his life. He never had to worry about money. He never had to worry about poverty. He became from the wealthiest of people. And number three, put baraka and his children. I mean, honestly, when Malik would walk to the masjid, you would see a group of 100 young men behind him. And people would ask adores his students, and others would say, No, those are his sons and
grandsons, and he's great grandsons. That's his family. 100 young men. In one narration even says he had he had 80 children 80 Children, right. Some say that's an exaggeration. But however many children he had, they had children and they had children but he
live to the age of 105. So the age of 105 You've got your children, your grandchildren, your great grandchildren, your great great grandchildren, all of those coming with him to the masjid. Right. So, he has this huge family, massive family. And the baraka is not just in the numbers, the baraka is in the quality, because when you look at the Hadith generations of Annecy by Malik, you will find his son and the rating from him and that person son the rating from him and that person son the rating from him, meaning generation upon generation of Obama, generation upon generation of Hadith scholars. The Baraka is not just in the quantity of children, but in the quality of children. Now
what is to look at this aspect of Annecy bumalik slide from a different perspective, one we may never thought about before Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that when a person passes away, all of their deeds come to an end except for three knowledge that they left behind to benefit people wealth that they gave to charity that continues to benefit people and the descendants that make dua for them, the righteous descendants and make to offer them
three things benefit you after you pass away and we need to spend our lives building up these three things. undisciplined Malik's life was these three things, think about it, his wealth that just kept coming in and kept coming in no matter how much he gave to charity. That's the charity he left behind. There continues to benefit people his knowledge, which right until today, you cannot teach Islam without quoting honestly family, you cannot teach Islam according to his family, he narrated the second largest number of Hadees that knowledge continues to benefit us today. And inshallah he continues to get to the water today. And then righteous descendants that make dua for you. He left
behind over 100 descendants, righteous people who may do awfully. And so we see the baraka of the dua of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that honest ibn Malik becomes the kind of person who leaves behind a legacy that will continue to build up his good deeds until the day of judgment. And I want us to focus on that for our own lives. This is a very important aspect of Islam. There are many of us forget that one day we are all going to die. We want our deeds to outlive us. This is very important. We all will leave this world our deeds must outlive us. Find ways to leave behind knowledge that benefits others. Find ways to invest your money in charity that continues to benefit
others after you passed away. And make sure you raise a next generation and the generation after that to be righteous people that even after you have passed away and hundreds of years have gone by your descendants are still making dua for you. People are still saying I'm a descendant of so and so. Allah be pleased with him. Make sure you leaving behind generation upon generation of righteousness that make dua for you. So this is the legacy of Anas ibn Malik Graciela when Rasulullah salallahu alayhi wasalam passes away the greatest tragedy to afflict the Ummah, honestly, but Malik had the honor of being part of the janazah of Rasulullah sallallahu. He's one of those who
actually did the whistle for the body of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And we have the famous Hadith in the beginning of the Shemitah of did amazing. We honestly were Malik says the when Rasulullah sallallahu, the son passed away, and we are washing his body, I counted the number of white hairs on his beard, and it was less than 20. Less than 20 Rasulullah sallallahu Lifson passes away at the age of 62. He has less than 20 white hairs, right? Most of us know that this is a miracle itself, right? Because let's face it, we start getting white hairs very young. Right? For Rasulullah sallallahu at the age of 62 to have only less than 20 white hairs. This was you know, a
sign that Allah has blessed him with youth until the old age that he remained a young foot man, no matter how old he got, and honestly bumalik was the same. One of the benefits of Annecy bumalik spending his youth with Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam is that he reached a level of love for the prophets of Allah, Allah He was something we can't even imagine
that anything the Prophet liked, he liked the generations where he said, I went to the prophets while some to eat food, and people serve the something. And I saw that the Prophet loved it. And for the rest of my life, I love that same food. This was the level of love He reached for Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and you read such a strong level of love for him and closest knew and connection to him, that he had empirical, another miracle that honestly would make you jealous. And America was we say during his life, it's been 10 years in the company of Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam every single day after Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam passes away every single
night for the next 85 years for the rest of of Annecy, romantics life. He dreams of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam he sees him in his dreams every single night. This was a Kurama gifted to Annecy bumalik for spending his youth accompanying Rasulullah lightsome and dedicating the rest of his life to teaching Hadith. Allah blessed him with this miracle of seeing him in
streams. I mean, whoever saw Rasulullah sallallahu sent me his exact form in his dreams has truly seen him. And so he saw him every single night. I want us to think about the legacy of this man and to remember his legacy. And we need to revive this legacy. We need to study these Hadees and this evil Malik spent 85 years teaching our Hadees have we studied these bodies have we internalized them? Have we made them a part of our life? Have we learned to live by them? Because this man dedicated his life to making sure that the legacy of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam reaches us. So we need to make sure that we are taking advantage of that and we are studying that and we are living by
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everyone goes to test you live everyone goes to child in life. And you know the story we mentioned of anuncio Malik, it seems very rosy, right? Just good thing upon good thing, but we have to remember, everyone faces transit, and that includes other supermodels. When he was young, he faced the trial of his father passing away. But the trials he faced in old age was really something very severe, and something that I wouldn't wish upon anyone. But they also revealed his character, that to be one of the bravest, and the most sincere and the most outspoken of the sahaba. So we say that honestly, bumalik had over 100 descendants, and he lived to the age of 105. So he lived to see some
very dark times in our history. He lived through the Civil War, which he set out off, he did not get involved on either side in the Civil War. He lived through the second Civil War. Right. And just before the second Civil War, many of us don't know about the second Civil War right between the army of
the Romanians and Abdullah ibn Zubayr. Right. Many of us are not aware of this civil war, but just before the Civil War, there's a couple of events that sparked it. The one we know off is Karbala, and we all know Karbala, for many of us don't know about another even more tragic event, none in terms of who was killed but in terms of numbers that took place a few weeks after Karbala, after Karbala. The Muslims of Medina were very, very angry, and rightly so descendents of Rasulullah sallallahu, who had been killed by Muslims. So the people of Medina began to protest. And the tyrant king of the time you see, he sends an army of mercenaries to Medina, and tells them they have three
days to do whatever they want.
And they did things to Medina, the Muslims and the Sahaba Medina that we can't even mentioned on the member.
You know, when you send an army into a place and tell them they can do what they want, we know what they do.
And on that occasion,
hundreds of the RBE in and AbuDhabi were murdered and massacred, including many many of the children of Annecy, Romanenko. Many of his children and grandchildren were killed that day. So he lived to see a massacre of his descendants.
But he doesn't end there. Because to win this civil war, the Romanians employed a very tyrannical general by the name of Hajin Yusuf and her judgment use of analyse bumalik they would clash on many, many occasions,
to such an extent that that her judgment and use of would publicly humiliate under symbolic he would put him in public with a sign on him to humiliate him. Right to put him down. Can you imagine
that this individual spends his youth in the company of Rasulullah salAllahu alayhi wasallam. And he spends his life teaching a hadith. Yet when he reaches old age, much younger men than him who never met the Prophet slowly as someone who claimed to be Muslims were publicly humiliating him, were putting him down. Were trying to kill him. Honestly, they wanted to kill him, but because of his status in society, they couldn't do that without causing a riot.
And it reached such a bad point, that honestly bumalik had to write a letter to the king to the Omega King, telling him to see what her judges doing. See what her judges saying. You need to deal with it. And the king has to write two letters, one to Annecy, bumalik apologizing and the other to Hadji, but use of telling him to apologize to Anna super Malik. And so I judge him and use a very insincerely offers a public apology to Annecy family, but the tension remains for the rest of their lives.
And mentioned the story because it's important for us to realize that life is a test. And no matter how righteous a person is, they will be tested. And even the best of people were tested. Even someone like I
Wanna see my mother, who spent his youth in the company of Rasulullah Salallahu Alaihe Salam and he never missed the battle, the early battles he must fighting in them because he was too young. Right? He was 10 years old, he was 11 years old. But as soon as he hit puberty, he took part in every other battle. He was there amongst on this fighting on the side of Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam. He did he spend the rest of his life teaching the Hadees and teaching people about Rasulullah sallallahu. These are Andy Shamaya, the physical descriptions of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. He's one of the main the rates of that, because he spent 10 years with him every single day, he he's the one
who described to us exactly how he looked. And so honestly family that spends his life in doing all of this, but still he is not spared the trials of this life. Still, he's not spared from facing tests in this life, from seeing his descendants massacred, to being publicly humiliated by a tyrant ruler. He faced trial upon trial. And through all of these trials, he was patient through all of these trials remain sincere, he remained committed to teaching our Hadees we remain committed to speaking the truth, he never allowed any of these things to stop him from his mission in life. And this is my final lesson for us from the story of other people, Malik that life will get tough. And
every single one of us will face difficulty. And every single one of us will face some kind of trials. That is the moment where you see how sincere you are in your faith. That if you continue on the straight path to every trial, that is the sign of sincerity. If you are able to rise up and be stronger and be brave and be more pious, no matter how difficult life gets, that is a sign of sincere faith. And that is what the Sahaba went through. And this is what every believer should expect to go through life in this world is not meant to be easy, easy, easy agenda. In this world. There are ups and downs, the appearance of ease and the appearance of difficulty for some people the
whole lives, the difficulty with the ease only coming agenda. And so we take lessons from the lives of the Sahaba that they went through these trials and they came out from it stronger. So ensure the child of our lives, we too will come out stronger. You ask Allah to accept from us our efforts we ask Allah to bless us with the correct understanding of his religion with appreciation for the Hadees and Allah for the Sahaba Robina Artina for dunya Hasina will argue with the Hasina, working as a banana Robina Hublin Amin as watching how to react in a Kurata
mama Subhana rahbek Robin is at the mercy foon was salam in Anambra saline with hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen Aki salah.