“I used not to take food with satisfaction for the last 16 years, as a full stomach makes the body heavy, makes the heart hard, increases sleep and renders a man lazy for Worship”
Imam Shafi’e seems to have inherited this qualification of being eloquent like Ali Ibn Abu Talib, so beautifully that a companion of his, Haroon Ibn Saeed said, that when Imam Shafi’e spoke and wanted to make a point, he was so convincing that if he had told the people that a stone was a stick, they would have accepted it as the truth. … More IMAM SHAFI’E – HIS LIFE AND DEATH – MINI BIOGRAPHY – SHAFI’E MADHHAB
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
As long as the son of Adam does not completely submit to Allah and until he starts to follow the Sunnah, he will always be astray. No matter how much a person thinks to be upon the truth and be guided, unless he is doing as Allah Said, His Messenger said, he will be upon Bid’ah. … More BID’AH – NOVEL IBADAH – INNOVATION IN ISLAM – بدعة