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?