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Path Seeking Knowledge

Traveling a path seeking sacred knowledge can be understood as literally walking to the gathering of knowledge. It can also encompass a more general meaning, like travelling an intangible path leading to the attainment of knowledge. This includes, memorizing, studying, reading,making notes, comprehending, comtemplating, and other acts to facilitate learning

The Prophet(sallAllahualahiwa sallam), “Allah will make easy for him a path leading to paradise,”convey many meaning. Among them is that Allah assist the student of sacred knowledge in hid quest, placing him on its path, and faciliting his success. In these ways, the path of knowledge leads to paradise. This facilitation is expressed in the statement of Allah the Exalted, We have made the Quran easy to memorize. Is there anyone who will then be reminded? Quran 54:17. Rearding this verse, some commentators says.”is ther anyone sincere in his quest for sacred knowledge that he might be aided in its attainment?”

from al-Ulama Warathatul Anbiya(the scholars are the heirs of the prpohets) by Ibn Rajab translated by Imam Zaid Shakir


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The people of knowledge are the heirs of the Prophets and and they inherit knowledge. The one who takes knowledge is taking an ample share. And if someone travels a path in quest of knowledge, Allah will make his path to the Garden

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