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335 - التَّقليد

335. EMULATION (taqlid)

1559 - التَّقليدُ المَذمومُ‏


(وَإِذَا قِيلَ لَهُمْ تَعالَوْا إِلَى‏ ما أَنْزَلَ اللَّهُ وَإِلَى الرَّسُولِ قالُوا حَسْبُنا ما وَجَدْنا عَلَيْهِ آبَاءَنا أَوَلَوْ كانَ آبَاؤُهُمْ لَا يَعْلَمُونَ شَيْئاً وَلَا يَهْتَدُونَ) .1

"And when they are told, "Come to what Allah has sent down and [come] to the Apostle", they say, "Sufficient for us is what we have found our fathers following." What, even if their fathers did not know anything and were not guided?" 2

5353.الإمامُ الصّادقُ عليه السلام - في قولِهِ تعالى‏ : (اتَّخَذُوا أحْبارَهُم ورُهْبانَهُم أرباباً مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ) - : واللَّهِ ما صَلَّوا لَهُم ولا صامُوا ، ولكنَّهُم أحَلُّوا لَهُم حَراماً ، وحَرَّموا علَيهِم حَلالاً فاتَّبَعُوهُم .3

5353. Imam al-Sadiq (AS), with regard to Allah's verse in the Qur'an: "They have taken their scribes and their monks as lords besides Allah" 4 , said, 'By Allah, they did not pray to them nor did they fast for them, rather they permitted for them the prohibited and prohibited the permitted and people followed them.' 5

5354.الإمامُ الصّادقُ عليه السلام - لِرجُلٍ مِن أصحابِهِ - : لا تَكونَنَّ إمَّعةً ، تقولُ : أنا مَع الناسِ وأنا كَواحِدٍ مِن الناسِ !6

5354. Imam al-Sadiq (AS), speaking to one of his companions said, 'Do not be toady, saying, 'I am with the people and I am one of the people!' 7

(اُنظر) الناس : باب 1775 .

(See also: PEOPLE: section 1775)

1.المائدة : ۱۰۴ .

2.Quran ۵:۱۰۴

3.المحاسن : ۱ / ۳۸۳ / ۸۴۷ .

4.Quran ۹:۳۱

5.al-Mahasin, v. ۱, p. ۳۸۳, no. ۸۴۷

6.معاني الأخبار : ۲۶۶ / ۱ .

7.Maani al-Akhbar, p. ۲۶۶, no. ۱

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