The understanding of the acts of worship according to the Maliki school of Islamic law. Imam al-Akhdari is an Algerian scholar whose full name is Abu Yazid 'Abdur Rahman bin Muhammad al-Saghir bin Muḥammad bin Amir.
He is most commonly known as "al-Akhdari." He followed the Maliki school in fiqh and the Ash'ari school in creed. He is considered to be from amongst the great scholars of Islam and the distinguished scholars of Algeria in the 10th century Hijra.