Malikis & Dogs

By Mufti Musa Furber The following is related to a discussion thread about Mālikīs keeping dogs as house pets that got axed (and for good reasons). Since I spent a lot of time working on a few papers related to dogs, I thought I would paste in some things from my notes: The four extent …

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Imam Layth

Imam Abu Idris al-Shafi’i al-Qurayshi al-Hashimi, Rahimahullah, said: “[Imam] Layth was a greater jurist [Faqih] than [Imam] Malik [ibn Anas, Rahimahullah], but his students [didn’t preserve his knowledge] and thus wasted him.” ~ The Lives of the Noble Figures – al-Siyar A`lam al-Nubala’, 8/156 – The Importance of Preservation of Knowledge – – The Mufti …

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