Imaam Maalik in the Eyes of Imaam Shaafi’

Imaam Maalik in the Eyes of Imaam Shaafi’

Imaam  Shaafi’ was a dutiful student of Imaam Maalik (Rahmatullahi alaihima). Imaam Shaafi’ was asked: “Did you see such a personality as Imaam Maalik in you other Asaatizah?”

Imaam  Shaafi’ replied: “Those who are my seniors in age and Ilm say that they did not see such a personality as Imaam Maalik. So where would I see!?”