Dear Brothers in islam.. I have a very serious and important question...
I am born in a family that calls itself HANAFI.. I also am a HANAFI..
Before starting my question i want to state the following points...
1)- I am a Muslim, and am trying to seek knowledge about my religion.
2)- I am hanafi.
3)- I really do respect Imam Abu hanifa as well as other great scholars of Islam very much.
4)- By my Questions I don't mean any disrespect to anyone and never even in my worst dream can I mean any disrespect to our great Imam, and his students.
5)- I also state that any conversations that may take place, please may not be mistaken to be any kind of argument relating to maslaks..
6)- Finally I beg my brothers to answer me to clarify my doubts and not to show the other answerer that he/she is wrong and never to disrespect anyone please.
My questions ..:-
1)- How is it that though Imam Abu Hanifa was the teacher of all the other Imam's, yet they contradict him ?
2)- Which Imam is absolutely right ?
3)- How is it that all the four Imam's are considered to be absolutely right, though there are many contradictions among them ?
4)- What is meant by Taqleed ?
5)- Is it right FOR ME to do Rafa'ul Dain while performing Salah ?
6)- Why is it that despite the fact that there are authentic i.e absolutely Sahih hadeeth present regarding Rafa'Ul Dain yet we Hanafi don't do it ?
7)- Where is the proof that Rasool Allah(P.B.U.H) started Rafa'ul Dain and then left it ? Or asked the companions (R.A) to stop doing it ? Or just left it and did'nt say anything to the companions (R.A) ?
I beg the answerer to please quote whatever he/she may with reference to AUTHENTIC AHADEETH ONLY.... Or from the Quran....