Ibn al-Qayyim [d. 751 AH] – The Virtue of the Companions of the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ over the Classical Scholars

Ibn al-Qayyim [d. 751 AH] said, “Allaah ﷻ individuated and specified them [the Companions] with knowledge, understanding, precedence, fiqh about Allaah ﷻ and His Messenger ﷺ, and they were present when the Messenger ﷺ received revelation. They took directly from the Messenger ﷺ, no mediacy between them [directly from the Prophet], and the revelation was… Read More Ibn al-Qayyim [d. 751 AH] – The Virtue of the Companions of the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ over the Classical Scholars

Imam Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal al-Shaybānī [d. 241 AH] said, “The Foundations of the Sunnah with us are: Holding fast to what the Companions of The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ were upon, and taking them (i.e. the Companions of the Prophet) as an example to be followed.

Imam Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal al-Shaybānī said, “The foundations of the Sunnah with us are: Holding fast to what the Companions of The Messenger of Allaah ﷺ were upon, and taking them (i.e. the Companions of the Prophet) as an example to be followed.” → Usool as-Sunnah | Translated by: Abu Dawūd [Mustafa b. Saalih] al-Hushayshi

Ibn Abi Layla [d. 83 AH] – The Salaf and Issuing Fataawa [rulings]

Ibn Abi Layla – “I have met 120 Companions of the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ in this Masjid – none of them, when asked about a matter regarding a hadith or a verdict, except they wished their peers sufficed them [by answering on their behalf] and today the matter has reached a people who profess knowledge… Read More Ibn Abi Layla [d. 83 AH] – The Salaf and Issuing Fataawa [rulings]