Meaning & Importance of Islamic Knowledge

  1. It is obligatory upon us to learn four matters: The first is knowledge – Shaykh Fawzan | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En] & Notes
  2. Knowledge of Allaah, His Prophet and the Deen, with the Proofs – Usool al-Thalaatha | Shaykh Fawzan | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En] & Notes
  3. The Meaning of the “Knowledge” mentioned in the Ayaat and Ahaadeeth – Shaikh Muhammad ‘Umar Bazmool
  4. Knowledge means: The statements of Allaah & His Messenger & the statements of the Sahaabah, along with ijmaa and Qiyaas – Shaikh Muhammad Bazmool
  5. The Difference between Obligatory Knowledge and Recommended Knowledge – Shaikh Muhammad bin ‘Umar Baazmool
  6. Woe to you! That is the inheritance of Muhammad, salallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam
  7. The Effect of the Knowledge & Guidance the Messenger of Allaah came with – Shaikh Rabee’ bin Haadee Al-Madkhalee
  8. Categories of People Regarding ‘Ilm (knowledge)– by Imâm Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah – Dr Saleh As-Saleh
  9. The Categorization of People with Regard to Knowledge – Shaikh Muhammad ‘Umar Bazmool
  10. Virtues of Knowledge which is Learnt and Taught for the sake of Allah – Riyaad as saliheen
  11. Sparkles from the Pearls of Knowledge – by Imâm Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah
    Some words of benefit concerning knowledge, taken from ‘Miftah dar as-Sa’ada’ by Ibn Qayyim al Jawziyyah, rahmiahullah.
  12. Ignorant Piety (
  13. A Precious Gem: The Ignorant Worshipper and the Immoral (Religious) Scholar – Ibn al Qayyim
  14. The Advice of ‘Alee (radiallaahu ‘anhu) – Al-Istiqaamah Magazine, Issue No.6
  15. Reflections – Al-Istiqaamah Magazine , Issue No.6
  16. Three Categories Of The Bearers Of Knowledge – Imam Ibn Rajab

Correct Your Intentions

  1. Sincerity in Seeking Knowledge – Shaikh Muhammad ‘Umar Baazmool
  2. The Disapproval of Acquiring Knowledge for other than the Sake of Worship – Imaam Abu Bakr Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdaadee
  3. O Students of knowledge! Don’t be preoccupied with Popularity – Shaykh Sulaymān al-Ruhaylī [Video|Ar-En Subtitles]

Actions with Knowledge

  1. Knowledge Comes Before Speech and Action ( العِلْمُ قَبْلَ القَوْلِ وَالعَمَلِ ) – Usool al-Thalaatha | Shaykh Fawzan | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En] & Notes
  2. Acting upon the Knowledge – Usool al-Thalaatha | Shaykh Fawzan | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En]
  3. Knowledge is not in merely narrating a great deal and books – Sharh as-Sunnah | Shaykh Fawzan | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En]
  4. The Signs of Beneficial and Non-Beneficial Knowledge – Al-Haafidh Ibn Rajab Al-Hanbalee
  5. Calling to the Knowledge & Having Patience upon any Harm encountered – Usool al-Thalaatha | Shaykh Fawzan | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En] & Notes
  6. The Regression of the Believer – Shaykh Muhammad Bāzmūl حفظه الله [Video]

Sources of Knowledge

  1. Whosoever The Qur’aan And The Sunnah Does Not Suffice,Then May Allaah Not Suffice Him – Shaikh Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhab al-Wasabi
  2. Be Careful From Who You Take Your Deen From ! – Shaykh Ahmad ibn Bazmool
  3. Examine the speech of everyone you hear from, in your time in particular – Sharhu Sunnah | Shaykh Fawzan | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En]
  4. The Religion is Not Based Upon Ideas, Opinions, False Analogy & Interpretation – Sharh as-Sunnah | Sharh as-Sunnah | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En]
  5. Knowledge is Sought from its Scholars – By Dr. Murtaza bin Bakhsh [Video|Urdu-Eng Subtitles]
  6. How to seek knowledge if you can’t reach the people of Knowledge –  Shaykh Ahmad bin Umar Bazmool
  7. The Ruling on Listening to Unknown Speakers?
  8. Precious and Valuable Gem: The (Religious) Scholar Whose Deeds are Inconsistent with his Knowledge – Imam Ibn al Qayyim
  9. Knowledge – Sources of Knowledge In Islam –  “Authoritative Validity of Sunnah” – Dr Saleh as Saleh [Audio|En]
  10. What is ijmaa? (Consensus or Unanimous Agreement of the Scholars) – Dr. Saleh As Saleh [Audio|En]

Ilm-ul-Kalam (Theological Rhetoric)

Hidden Inner knowledge (ilmul-Baatin)

Books Recommended by Scholars

  1. The Most Authentic Books on True Islamic Aqidah (Creed) – Imam Ibn Baaz (rahimahullaah)
  2. Books recommended by Sheikh Albani
  3. Books Recommended By Sheikh Ibn Utheimeen
  4. Books Recommended by Shaykh Muqbil for the Beginner (Student of Knowledge)
  5. Recommended Books by Shaykh Zayd al-Madkhalee
  6. Shaykh Muhammad Amaan al-Jaamee on the Books a Student of Knowledge Should Read in the Areas of ‘Aqeedah, Tafseer, Hadeeth and its Sciences, and Fiqh
  7. The Etiquette of Lending Books – Shaikh Saalih bin ‘Abdil-‘Azeez Aali Shaikh

Guidelines To Improve Knowledge

  1. The student of knowledge should begin by learning little by little, taking from the initial points of knowledge & its fundamentals and then proceed in stages through it – Shaykh Fawzan | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En] & Notes
  2. Advising the Seekers of Knowledge – Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdaadee
  3. Humbling Oneself before Allaah and asking Him to grant Knowledge – Shaykh Abdullah adh-Dhufairee
  4. Brief Advice to Students of Knowledge – Imaam ‘Abdul-‘Azeez bin ‘Abdillaah bin Baaz
  5. Three Required Characteristics for Seeking Knowledge -Shaikh Saalib bin ‘Abdil-‘Azeez Aali Shaikh
  6. Seeking Knowledge In Our Time and Seeking Knowledge In The Time That Was Before Us
    Why the people who seek knowledge today don’t find the success with their knowledge and great benefit with their knowledge ?
  7. Knowledge is not in being able to narrate much and in having many books
    Shaykh Saalih Al-Fawzaan’s explanation of Sharhus-Sunnah of Imaam Al-Barabahaaree
  8. Etiquettes of the Seekers of Knowledge: Taqwaa (Piety) – The Key to Learning – Al-Ibaanah Magazine
    Shaykh Abû Anas Hamad al-’Uthmân . From An-Nubadh fî Âdâbit-Talabil-’Ilm (pp.12-15)
  9. Etiquettes of the Seekers of Knowledge: Giving Priority to the Qur‘ân
    Shaykh Abû Anas Hamad al-’Uthmân . From An-Nubadh fî Âdâbit-Talabil-’Ilm (pp.61-66)
  10. Laying the Foundations for Seeking Knowledge – by Shaikh Muhammad ‘Umar Baazmool
  11. Dealing With The Books Of Knowledge – by Shaykh Muhammad Saleh Al Uthaymeen
  12. Advising the Seekers of Knowledge – by Khateeb Al-Baghdaadee
    Source:Introduction of his classic book Iqtidaa-ul-’Ilm Al-’Amal
  13. From the Manners of Knowledge – by Ahmad Fareed
    Source:Al-Bahr-ur-Raa’iq Fee Az -Zuhdi war-Raqaa’iq- (pg. 39-43 of Daar-ul-Eemaan publishing)
  14. Begin by Learning the Fundamentals of Ahlus Sunnah – by Ahmad bin Muhammad ash-Shihhee
  15. Knowledge & Etiquette in Seeking it  – Dr Saleh as Saleh [Audio|En]
  16. Obstacles in the Path of Seeking Knowledge – Shaikh Muhammad ‘Umar Bazmool
  17. Correcting the two strengths of knowledge and action – Shaykh Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah
  18. The Ways of Maintaining Knowledge – Shaikh Muhammad ‘Umar Bazmool
  19. We say: ‘Allaah knows best’ regarding whatever is unclear to us – Aqeedah Tahawiyyah | Shaykh Fawzan | Dawud Burbank [Audio|En]



  1. The Book of Knowledge of Imaam An-Nasaa’ee – by Shaik Nasiruddin Albanee
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