Malik ibn Dinar

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Mālik bin Dīnār (Arabic: مالك بن دينار‎) (died 748 CE) was from the generation of the Tabi‘in. He is mentioned as a reliable traditionist, transmitting from such author­ities as Malik ibn Anas and Ibn Sirin. He was the son of a Persian slave from Kabul who became a disciple of Hasan al-Basri. He died at the age of ninety in Basra.       The first Indian mosque is thought to have been built in 629 A.D,...