Channel: Zakir Naik
takasaki Why is it encouraged to acquire religious knowledge or Islamic knowledge during the blessing month of Ramadan as far as acquiring knowledge is concerned? The first guidance given by Allah subhana wa Taala in the Quran, it was not to offer Salah It was not to fast it was not to perform high, but it was ekra and Allah says in the Quran in Surah Surah Allah Chapman and ethics was number one acre with Mira ecological helical in Santa min Allah was number one and two which means read, recite in the name of the Lord was created was created the human being from something which clings knowledge like substance. The first guidance given to the humankind in the Glorious
Quran was to read. It doesn't only say read, it says read in the name of the Lord. That means reading is important. acquiring knowledge is important, but acquiring knowledge of Allah subhanho wa Taala of our Deen is utmost important. And Allah says in the Quran in surah mujer de la chapter number 15, Muslim loving it, that Allah subhana wa Taala has raised the rank of those people who believe and those who have been granted knowledge.
Allah says in Surah Baqarah chapter number two was number 269, that Allah subhana wa Taala grants to wisdom to whom he pleases and to wherever He grants wisdom, he raises them in rank.
And it is for those people who understand
and the Beloved Prophet masala. He also said, it's mentioned in say Bukhari one number one, Hadith number 71, that a beloved Prophet said that Allah subhanho, wa Taala, to wherever he wants to do good, he makes them advanced in religious knowledge. That means he gives them religious knowledge. So we were allowed to do a favor on Allah subhanaw taala gives him knowledge of the team. A beloved performance, Allah slim said, as mentioned, say Muslim, or number 300 number 4005. A Beloved Prophet said that the moment a person dies, after he dies, all his activities cease, except for three.
Whatever good deeds he gets, if he does after the person dies, except for three, a person who has done recurring charity, a person who has given knowledge to other people, and the person whose pious children pray for the parents after that date. That means after a person dies, all the good deeds deeds, except for three, if a person has done some recurring charity that psutka jharia has done some charity from what fidgets keep on regularly rotating and helping people. So that's a big area. The other is the knowledge that a person gives. And after he gives a knowledge impart the knowledge somebody has, and he keeps on utilizing that knowledge of deed in helping humanity. That's the kids
area. And the last is the pious children who pray for the deceased parents. Therefore, knowledge is very important, and allows us is not run in chapter 16, verse number 43, and three ambia chapter number 21 was number seven. First, look holistically in quantum law, tell me that if you do not know, as the person who possesses the knowledge, Allah says, asked knowledgeable people. So therefore a person who has knowledge has got a high degree and has chances to pass in the examination room, and he'll have a greater degree in the Accra. So that is the reason acquiring knowledge is of utmost importance, especially in this month of Ramadan. If a person acquires
knowledge, the chances that he acquires the knowledge is higher, and he can spread it to the others.