08 • Quotes from Famous Imams of Islam

In this section, one will learn about the Lives of the Most Famous Imams in the History of Islam.

The Taslim in the Maliki School

The Taslim in the Maliki School
January 17, 2019 Comments Off on The Taslim in the Maliki School

Bismillah The opinion of Sidi Ahmad Dardir (rahimahullah) and he said: عشر: رد مقتد على إمامه مشيرا له بقلبه لا برأسه، ثم يسن رده على يساره وبه أحد أي من المأمومين أدرك ركعة مع إمامه ولو صبيا “And the eleventh ... Read More »

Imam Abu Hanifah on Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq

Imam Abu Hanifah on Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq
December 20, 2018 No Comments »

Imam Abu Hanifah, Allah be pleased with him, said: “If it were not for two years of my life, I would have perished. For two years I accompanied Imam Jafar al-Sadiq and I acquired the spiritual knowledge that allowed me ... Read More »

Satisfaction

Satisfaction
December 5, 2018 No Comments »

Imam al-Hasan al-Basri, Allah sanctify his secret, said: ❝Whoever is satisfied with what Allah has apportioned for them, it will suffice them and Allah will bless it for them, yet whoever is not satisfied with Allah, then what is apportioned ... Read More »

The Ultimate Knowledge

The Ultimate Knowledge
December 3, 2018 No Comments »

Imam Ahmad Al-Rifa’i, Allah sanctify his secret, said: قال الإمامُ أحمدُ الرفاعىُّ الكبير: “غايةُ المعرفةِ بالله الإيقانُ بوجوده تعالى بِلا كيفٍ ولا مكانٍ” “The ultimate knowledge about Allah is to be certain that Allah exists without a how or a ... Read More »

Particles of Dust

Particles of Dust
November 27, 2018 No Comments »

Ala-Hazrat – Imam Ahmad Rida Khan, Rahimahullah, said: ❝The particles of dust that fall from your (Prophet Muhammad’s) ﷺ sandals, become the crowns on the heads of the moving stars.❞ Read More »

Truly Seeking Knowledge

Truly Seeking Knowledge
November 24, 2018 No Comments »

Abdullah ibn al-Mubarak, Allah sanctify his secret, explains the way to truly seek knowledge. He said, “The upper levels of Islamic scholarship cannot be achieved except by means of four things. 1) You need to have the free time to ... Read More »

Shah ‘Abdul-Haqq on Celebrating the Blessed Mawlid

Shah ‘Abdul-Haqq on Celebrating the Blessed Mawlid
November 21, 2018 No Comments »

After relating Abu Lahab’s relief on setting Thuwaybah free, the great scholar and muhaddith Shah Abdul-Haqq Dehlawi (rahmatullahi ‘alayhi) said in his famous book Madarij al-Nubuwwah: “This event provides a clear proof to those who celebrate al-Mawlid al-Sharif by rejoicing ... Read More »

Be Useful…

Be Useful…
November 14, 2018 No Comments »

Sultan Al-Awliya Shaykh Abdul Qadir Al-Jaylani’s advice to his students. O young man! Attend to your own needs, be useful to yourself and then to others. Do not be like the candle that burns itself out while providing light for ... Read More »

A Sincere Person

A Sincere Person
November 13, 2018 No Comments »

Imam Junayd al-Salik, Allah sanctify his secret, said: “A sincere person changes forty times a day while the hypocritical show-off stays as he is for forty years.” Imam al-Nawawi, explains: “The meaning of this is that the sincere person moves ... Read More »

Imam al-Ghazali on Knowledge

Imam al-Ghazali on Knowledge
October 25, 2016 No Comments »

Quotes from Hujjat ul-Islam, Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (rahmatullahi ‘alayhi): Knowledge without action is vanity, and action without knowledge is insanity. Knowledge exists potentially in the human soul like the seed in the soil; by learning the potential becomes actual. ... Read More »