Quotes from Imāms of Islām

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 (Sunnah) is that a follower (the person praying behind an Imam) reply toward the Imam …

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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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The Hadith Scholar Without Knowledge of Fiqh

Imam al-Qarafi al-Maliki رحمه الله said: “And beware of doing what some students do when they reason directly from the Hadith, and yet they don’t know their soundness, let alone what has been mentioned by the Imams concerning the subtleties involved in them; by doing this, they went astray and led others astray. And whoever …

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