29 Aug 2016

So You Want to Be a Student of Knowledge?

Abū Masʿūd ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān said, I heard ibn Ṭāhir say, “I urinated blood twice whilst seeking knowledge. Once in Baghdād and another time in Makkah. I used to walk bare-footedRead more..

28 Aug 2016

The Books a Student of Knowledge Should Begin with – Shaykh Muhammad al-Jami

The first essay that I advise the one who wishes to begin seeking knowledge to memorise is ‘The Three Principles’, [after that] ‘The Pillars of the Prayer and its Obligations and Conditions’ followedRead more..

28 Aug 2016

The Best Book After the Qur’an – Shaykh Muhammad Bazmool

The best book on the subject of tafsīr for the beginner student of knowledge is: Tafsīr al-Baghawī. The best book on matters of ʿaqīdah which the Muslim needs is: Kitāb al-TawḥīdRead more..