A mureed wrote;
“One of my colleagues often talks to me regarding the futility of taqleed, dishonesty of scholars, etc. He wants to argue. I usually listen to him silently, without replying.
Sayyidi wa sanadi Hazrat Mawlana Mohammad Taqi Usmani sahib db replied;
“This is most appropriate attitude. One should abstain from arguing as much as possible.”
The mureed continued;
“However, if his speech crosses the limit, I reply.”
Sayyidi wa sanadi db replied;
“This should also be very brief.
However, if at any time you feel that he wants to know the truth genuinely then going into details won’t be detrimental.”