Daily Archives: November 21, 2021

Why learn knowledge?

Why learn knowledge? Translated ByAbbas Abu Yahya Ibn Qutayba (d. 276 A.H.) -Rahimahullaah-describing why the Salaf used to seek knowledge,he said:كَانَ طَالِبُ الْعِلْمِ فِيمَا مَضَىيَسْمَعُ لِيَعْلَمُ,وَيَعْلَمُ لِيَعْمَلُ,وَيَتَفَقَّهُ فِي دَيْنِ اللهِ لِيَنْتَفِعُ وَيَنْفَعُ,وَقَدْ صَارَ الْآنَ:يَسْمَعُ لِيَجْمَعُ,وَيَجْمَعُ لِيُذْكَرُ,وَيَحْفَظُ لِيَغْلِبُ وَيَفْخَرُ‘A student in the past used to listen to learn and know to do good deeds and understand […]