Al Muwatta



Classroom based course.

The Muwaṭṭaʾ (Arabic: الموطأ‎‎) of Imam Malik is the earliest written collection of hadith comprising the subjects of Islamic law, compiled and edited by the Imam, Malik ibn Anas. Malik's best-known work, Al-Muwatta was the first legal work to incorporate and join hadith and fiqh together.

Al-Muwatta consists of approximately 1,720 hadith divided amongst the following hadith terminology as follows:

  • 600 marfu` hadith
  • 613 mawquf hadith
  • 285 maqtu' hadith
  • 222 mursal hadith


This course is aimed for those seeking to studying the hadith text using the commentary by al-Zurqani. Students will study the methodology used by Imam Malik in narrating and compiling hadith, as well as the many different transmissions of the text and their relative strengths and weaknesses.

Texts used:


  • Sharh Muwatta al-Malik by Muhammad al-Zurqani


  • Al-Muwatta of Imam Malik Ibn Anas by Aisha Bewley 

 Entry Requirements:


E-PAYMENT (To enrol)

Student Name - Al-Muwatta
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