5 articles Tag knowledge

The intention of the student

Intention is an act of worship; it is via one’s intention that an action becomes an act of worship by which one is rewarded, and it is through one’s intention that an act of worship may become a sin whereby one is punished. The student, therefore, while traversing the path of knowledge, should always check his intention and ensure that it is as Allah wishes for His pious slaves. The scholars stated that the student …

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Ponder over Khutbatul Hajah !

إن الحمد لله, نحمده ونستعينه ونستغفره, ونعوذ با الله من شرور أنفسنا ومن سيئات أعمالنا, من يهده الله فلا مضل له, ومن يضلل فلا هادي له, وأشهد أن لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له, و أشهد أن محمدا عبده ورسوله “Verily all praise is due to Allaah, we praise Him, we seek His help and we ask for His forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allaah from the evil of our selves, and from …

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They preferred virtues…

Ibn Hazm (رحمه الله) said in his book “Kitaab-ul Akhlaaq was-Siyar”: The pleasure of the rational one with his ability to differentiate; the pleasure of the knowledgeable one due to his knowledge; the pleasure of the wise due to his wisdom; the pleasure of the diligent due to his diligence for the sake of Allaah is greater than the pleasure of the eater with his food, the drinker with his drink, the one who has …

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Knowledge that is beneficial

A slave that is blessed with knowledge is indeed experiencing a great blessing. Allaah said: “It is only those who have knowledge among His slaves that fear Allah.” [Surat Al-Faatir: 28] “…Allah will exalt in degree those of you who believe, and those who have been granted knowledge. And Allah is Well-Acquainted with what you do.” [Surat Al-Mujadilah: 11] This is the slave who has been given beneficial knowledge, which is knowledge that manifests in …

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The men of knowledge

Al Baaji (رحمه الله) reported that Imam Malik (رحمه الله) said: Indeed the people are four types in terms of their knowledge A man who learnt knowledge, so he acted by it and taught it. His similitude in the Book of Allaah, the Most High is:  إِنَّمَا يَخْشَى اللَّـهَ مِنْ عِبَادِهِ الْعُلَمَاءُ – “It is only those who have knowledge among His slaves that fear Allaah.” 35:28 A man who learnt knowledge, so he acted …

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