Channel: Taimiyyah Zubair
Series: Taimiyyah Zubair - Bukhari
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knowledge? Okay what is knowledge? knowledge of the deen okay. If somebody asks you what is this alien for him that you keep saying and they ask you what is knowledge? For example, if a child asks you what are you going to tell them? How would you explain it to know about something in draka shape to perceive something to know the reality of something beneficial information to be aware to come out of the state of ignorance okay to know something and then act upon what you know as well
and are in is the opposite of jell o it is the opposite of ignorance. So, it is to know something as it is to know something as it is to have the correct information about something to know about its reality. And it is to have the absolute to have the certain to have the actual information about something to have the actual certain absolute information about something and remember that whenever it is mentioned in the Quran and Sunnah, like over here, it is dedicating an entire Kitab of his book do keytab l l. l l raylan then refers to his machinery. It refers to religious knowledge, because there are many, many types of Islam out there. However, whenever Islam is praised in the
Quran and Sunnah, whenever it's excellent it is mentioned whenever it's rewarded as mentioned, which kind of knowledge is it? It is the knowledge of the [???]tier it is there even of what Allah soprano data has revealed on his messenger of big net of houda. So, in other words, it is why it is a knowledge of Revelation. It is the knowledge of the fifth the understanding of the book of Allah subhanaw taala and the Sunnah of His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wasallam. When ilorin is mentioned, it refers to shudder in and not worldly knowledge. It does not refer to the knowledge of worldly matters. Why? Because we see that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam he said that may unity level be
higher on you factory who feed Dean, he gives him the understanding of the religion. seminary from another hobbies we learned that inner lemma was a tool that the scholars are the heirs of the profits were in lnbf la mujer de su de nada Villa del Herman and the profits, they don't leave behind dinar and Dirham money, but we're in them our salary, but rather the leave behind knowledge from an affordable, affordable housing worth it. So whatever the messengers brought whatever knowledge the messengers brought, that is an island, and that is what is mentioned over here. And we see that the knowledge that the messengers are allowed to send abroad, which knowledge is that of
the Sharia. And we see that when the Prophet sallallahu Sallam came to Medina, he saw the people farming in a particular way, planting their dead bombs in a particular way. And he advised them to do it differently. And when they followed his advice, and the result was not that great. They asked him that what happens to the profits on a lot is and I'm told them, that anthem or Alamo, B should only do that you are most knowing of the matters of your dounia if in refer to the worldly knowledge that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam would be the most knowledgeable of worldly matters. Because the one who is praised most for his knowledge for his armor is who the prophets are allowed to center.
And if the virtuous knowledge was the one of dunya, then the Prophet sallallahu Sallam would have the most of it. He would be the one who is most knowledgeable. But he said entomol mo, B should only donica. So what about the rest of the knowledge? Like for example, of math, of science, of computers of medicine, of you know, psychology, you can say technology. What about all of this knowledge? Is that a waste? Does that have no benefit in our religion? It has no position our religion, many scholars, what they have said is that learning about worldly matters, this is faulty fire. What is it, it's a faulty fire, what is fire, it is an obligation that lies on who the entire community so
even if a few individuals do it, it is sufficient. So it is an obligation then, isn't it? It is an obligation it is necessary that
We have doctors that we have, you know, pediatricians that we have scientists that we have psychologists, we have different different types of people why because that knowledge is important. It is such on which the livelihood of people depends on, if we have no farmers, we have no designers, what are we going to eat, what are we going to wear, where are we going to live? You understand. So that knowledge is also important, but remember, that worldly knowledge is like it was sealer, it is a means it is a means a means to either hide, or a means to shove. It is something that either leads to good, or it is something that leads to evil. So for example, if the knowledge
of worldly matters is a means to fulfill some religious obligation to fulfill some religious duty,
or, for example, it is of benefit to people, then it is considered as a means to hide. And it is a virtuous act, if a person gains knowledge of for example, medicine, and he's helping people. And when people are ill, he helps them, he tells them what to eat, what not to eat. This is what in a way, he's helping them perform their religious obligation, because the last panel data has commanded us to take care of ourselves, our bodies are an Amana on us, we have been told to eat that salad and pay you. So if there are people who are facilitating that, their knowledge is a means to what cave, therefore, that knowledge is what gaining that knowledge practicing on that what is it it is all an
act of worship, you understand, that is what an act of worship. However, we cannot say that that is equal to an offshore era, there is no Sharia is always higher. There in of dunya, when it's beneficial, it is just an act of worship, which means that all of the effort that is put into it, everything that is put into it, it is a means of gaining reward. inshallah, if the intention is correct, as we learned earlier, that a person also has his back, that he expects reward from Allah, if the worldly knowledge that a person is learning if it is harmful, if it is harmful, then what? Is it a means of reward?
No. Can a person learn that knowledge? No, you're not allowed to learn that knowledge, even if it is harmful, if it's going to harm people, if it's going to harm the world, if it's going to harm the creation, if it's going to harm ourselves. Can you think of something? For example, music, people go to college to learn to study to practice, they get training, they spend hours practicing. So it is something that is harmful. Why because it is harmful for the Dean of people. Allah subhanaw taala is forbidden that so learning that knowledge is what wrong, it is incorrect. You see, the army? Do you think that's not necessary for the defense of a country? for the protection of a country? Not on
which country? I'm just saying in general? Isn't it necessary? It is. So if a person goes into that, and obviously it is correct, meaning he goes in the right one, there's no harm. Thirdly, if the knowledge that a person is learning is neither beneficial nor harmful, it doesn't really benefit people doesn't even harm them something that you enjoy doing, then it is low.
It is in our tool worked well. Man, it is a waste of time. And well. What kind of knowledge falls into poetry? We have learned about poetry in the Quran as well into the shadow and what did we learn? Is all poetry useless? No, there is poetry that is good. So for example, if you learned poetry or good English writing or good expression, in school, in university in college, do you think that was a waste? No, it has given you the ability to express yourself in a much better way. And if you use it for the deen, if you use it to help people, it is beneficial. But if you're just obsessing with it, there is no benefit in it. Like for example, people just like to memorize poetry.
It's not that much of a culture. And it's not that common in our culture. However, in many other countries, and many of us where we originally come from, people love to memorize poetry versus a boy tree and the court versus a butcher like anything. Sometimes you're beneficial. But other times it's a little too much.
Like I remember I saw one person they had a notebook in which they had written so many verses of poetry. And whenever they would have a conversation, she would look it up and you know, look for something that she could say just to amuse people just to have fun. Okay, a little bit is okay, but way too much is kind of a waste. Any other knowledge that could come into this, any other study? Like for example, a person goes to study just for the sake of studying. Like, for example, you ask people during college, nobody's studying? I don't know. Not sure. Okay. After two months, after two years, what are you doing? I don't know. I'm just completing degree for the sake of completing the
degree. It happens that initially a person doesn't know what
Do so they're figuring out should I study they should study that. However, by the end of school, at least you should know what you're doing. And if a person is just in school for the sake of being in school, then they're learning something that they're not going to use to benefit nor harm, then this is a waste, it's a waste of time, it's a waste of money, and it is low, it is low. It's not useful at all, it's not a purposeful action at all. So when it comes to in when it comes to knowledge, any kind of information that we're taking in, whether it is at school, or it is from the television, or it is something that we're reading on the internet, or it is something that we're reading in a book,
always have your filters on.
What am I going to do with this knowledge? Is it going to benefit me? Is it going to be useful? Am I going to become better and are going to become worse? In a way it is therapeutic, it is beneficial, it is helping a person in some way or the other. However, we see that anything that is that a person learns even if it's art, for example, even if it is, you know, henna designs or anything like that, anything you do, there should be a purpose behind it. You see a believer, he should strive to make every act, an act of worship, every act that would bring him reward. So you're learning art good, but don't spend hours and hours and years and years on that. also learn other things where a person
is spending a lot of time for example, painting because they feel that this is like it's healing, you know, it helps them It helps them express themselves. It helps them to, you know, think properly, it really relaxes them, it's therapeutic, good, but they should also use the Quran as a therapy. You understand they should also use the knowledge of the Quran and Sunnah to heal them healing a loss of hanadarko calls the Quran a healing Shiva, Lima sudduth. So, other ways should be adopted. However, within a limit, okay, and we should not ignore the main or in the actual the real. We should not ignore that, that whatever we are learning ask, am I benefiting myself? Am I
benefiting other people? Am I coming closer to Allah subhanaw taala to this? Or is it just something that's going to be a burden, this is going to stay behind that something that I'm going to forget in a year or two. And that's it. If your concern is going to university and studying worldly knowledge I mentioned to you earlier in refers to shutter e knowledge. However, learning something of the dunya that could benefit you that could benefit other people that could benefit the deen that could help you come closer to Allah subhanaw taala than that is beneficial. But if it's other stuff that you're learning, that's not really benefiting you other people in any way, then don't waste your
time. Don't waste your time study something that will actually benefit you. And remember that every skill that you have every ability that you have, if it's beneficial, if it's useful, you can use it for the deen as well, isn't it? Like for example, if a person is very good at art, don't you think we need people with a good sense of art, you know, to make Islamic material to promote Islamic material? Of course. similarity don't we need people to design good Islamic websites? Yes, to make good Islamic videos? Of course. Of course we do. So any skill that you have use it for what? For the deen so that that entire process also becomes an act of worship? It doesn't go waste. However, the
main reason that is praiseworthy in our religion is which one, even off the [???]tier of Allah soprano. There is machinery. And over here, and when Bahati the first chapter, the first Bab in this keytab is Bab a folk Lin in the chapter of the excellence of knowledge. As I mentioned to you the knowledge which is virtuous that has fuddle in our Deen the knowledge that we are encouraged to learn is the knowledge of the Sharia of Allah subhanaw taala it is not the knowledge of the dunya Allah subhanaw taala has praised this knowledge, Allah subhanaw taala has praised the people who have this knowledge. And Allah has encouraged the servants to gain this knowledge as well and to
also benefit from it. And we see that in gaining knowledge is one of the most virtuous acts of our reading. It is in fact an act of worship as well. It's an animal sila, and it's also an act of rebellion. Obviously by that is that the word voluntary? And we see that learning knowledge This is a part of this is a kind of jihad v civitella. struggling in the way of Allah soprano Darla, if you think about it, the deen How is it preserved? How is it established by the study of the Quran. We
See the deen of Allah subhanaw taala is established it is preserved in two ways. First of all through in and secondly through coda, but primarily it is what lol knowledge and that is to be given preference precedence over pita even we see that whenever the Prophet sallallahu Sallam In fact, he did not fight any people unless and until it was conveyed to them. So, what is primary reason and what a secondary data that is secondary if you think about it today, a lot of Muslims are saying you know, we should all get together and we should defend ourselves and we should fight together. Okay Dream on, what you need to do is gain knowledge and pass on that knowledge. That is the first step.
The Prophet sallallahu Sallam for 30 years in Morocco, what was happening in Medina also what was happening, and eventually the time for Pataki, that is a later thing. It's a secondary thing. The primary responsibility in us is what to gain freedom and spread that around as well. So it always takes precedence over that.
Over here on Bahati, he mentions we'll call Li tala and the statement of Allah subhanaw taala. young fella who love you libido. Mr. Newman come, Allah raises who those people who have believed among you. Well, Lavina Uttar Elma and also those people who have been given knowledge, Allah raises those people in what intelligent in in ranks meaning Allah elevates the ranks exalts them in their ranks, will love will be met that Madonna Javi and Allah is fully aware of whatever you do, will call Leah xojo. And his statement, the Exalted the mighty are busy the near Alma, oh my lord, increase me in knowledge. There are many texts of the Quran and Sunnah that tell us about the excellence of
knowledge, the virtue of knowledge. However, Mr. Bahati mentioned only two over here. What are they? That first of all, it is a means of the project. And secondly, you can never have enough of it. It is a means of the project and secondly, you can never have enough of it. You're very low ladina ameron Kamala Deena, Audrina Dora, Jett and secondly are busy near Anima. And who is being commanded over here to make the Serato business about the Prophet sallallahu Sallam if he was told to pray for more knowledge, what about us? We can never ever have enough of it.
inshallah, we will continue the study of this chapter in our next session. So Chronicle long will be harmonica national La ilaha illa Anta the stockbroker wanted to be like Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh