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Question # : 50882


My question is that was Malik Bin Dinar a Sahabi or Tabeyi? Please give me detailed information related to this person. Also tell me which book should I consult regarding the biographies of Sahabas or Tabiyin?

Answer : 50882

Published on: Feb 4, 2014

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 355/L=91/TL=04/1435)

(1) Yes, Malik Ibn Dinar was a Tabiye, not a Sahabi.
(2) In order to know the history of Sahaba and Tabiyeen you should study the books: Seeratut Tabiyeen, Siyarus Sahaba, Siyarus Sahabiyat and Hayatus Sahaba etc.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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