"And Allah taught you that which you knew not. And Ever-Great is the Grace of Allah unto you [O' Muhammad]." (Qur'an 4:113) Ignorance kills one's conscience and soul. "I admonish you, lest you be one of the ignorant." (Qur'an 11:46) Knowledge is a light that leads to wisdom. It is life for one's soul and fuel for one's character. "Is he who was dead [without Faith by … [Read more...] about The Blessing of Knowledge.
Knowledge and an easy-going nature are like two inseparable companions:if the first is present, the other can be counted upon to accompany it. If you study the lives of Islam's greatest scholars, you will find that they led simple lives and that they were easy to deal with. They understood the purpose of life and knew which issues were paramount and which were less important. … [Read more...] about Knowledge Is the Key to Serenity and Ease.
"And those who have been bestowed with knowledge and faith will say:'Indeed you have stayed according to the Decree of Allah, until the Day of Resurrection, but you knew not ." (Quran 30:56) There is knowledge that is useful and there is knowledge that is harmful. As for the knowledge that is useful, the believer's faith strengthens as a result of it; on the other hand, the … [Read more...] about Beneficial Knowledge and Fruitless Knowledge.
Ibn Hazm mentioned that from the benefits of knowledge is that it repels evil whispers from the soul and that it rids one of worries and troubles. This is especially true for the one who loves knowledge, who studies constantly, and who applies in practice what he learned. The student of knowledge should distribute his time between memorizing, reading, revising, researching, … [Read more...] about Knowledge.