Now, what the young Salafi brother does not know is the concept of Al-Itibaa’a. There is something that the salafi scholars say is allowed, No Not Taqleed… They allow Al-Itibaa’a.
It is said in Arabic ‘I followed his path’. It is also said: ‘A man who goes ahead and you go behind him or follow him. ‘It’ibaa’ul Quran’ means: Follow the Quran, in other words: imitate, emulate, follow it’s example and act upon what is in it. … More AL IT’IBAA’A – EMULATING – FOLLOWING IN SOMEONES FOOTSTEPS – NOT BLINDLY FOLLOWING A MADHHAB OR ANY IMAM – WHAT IS ITIBAA’A?
The topic of blind following (Taqleed) can not be written or spoken about enough, the Muslim world is in such a state these days, that a person who follows the sunnah is considered to be an outsider, anything that does not conform to the religion of someones dead grandfather (who went to hajj) is considered an attack on Islam.
How wonderful would it be if Imam Abu Hanifa, the imam whose Madhhab the Bosnian community claims to follow, could come back so that they could view him. The way he looked, the way he spoke, I am sure that the majority of the population would proclaim him a Wahhabi. Now imagine the sahaba… Alaahul Musta’an. … More 4 IMAMS PROHIBITING BLIND FOLLOWING – ABU HANIFA, IMAM MALIK, IMAM SHAFI’E AND IMAM AHMAD SAID – DO NOT FOLLOW US BLINDLY