imm Hanfa doubted whether the jinn who are Muslims will be rewarded.
The term imm then becomes equal to the word leader or exemplar.
He called himself the imm Mahd, and said that he was superior to any prophet.
The result of this teaching was the establishment of the power and jurisdiction of the imm of Omn.
If the imm forgets to recite, let not the worshipper forget.
This probably refers to the possession by the imm of the "light of Muhammad."
The imm is the successor of the Prophet, adorned with all the qualities which he possessed.
imm Shfa' holds that and are farz duties and that should be done three times.
They hold that after Sdiq, the sixth imm, commenced what is called the succession of the "concealed imms."
Omar said: "If I gather them all together, so that they may recite it after one imm it will be good."