Does ahlus-sunnah blindly follow Imam Al Bukhari and Imam Muslim

Question :

Some blind followers says to ahlussunnah that you blind-follow Imam Al Bukhari and Imam Muslim, how to answer to them ?

Answer :

We are not blindly following Imam Al Bukhari or Muslim. They present the chain of narrators and make decision upon hadeeth based upon that (and well known principles to grade the hadeeth). They are experts in that matter and it is like we take opinions of expert doctors.

And people of sunnah should not bother about these kind sayings from people of bidah and trust in Allah and continue their efforts.

Answered by : Shaykh Abu Bilal Al Hadhrami
Translated the summary of answer by : AbdnNoor Al Hindi

I advise to read the fatwa of Al Imam Ibn Baz on being hadeeth of Prophet Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam as a fundamental of Islam.

The obligation of applying the Sunnah and deeming whoever denies it a Kafir –