eBook Category Archive: KNOWLEDGE

Ten Guidelines for Obtaining Knowledge – Shaykh Abdullaah Adh-Dhufairee

In this short treatise, the author ‘Abdullaah bin Salfeeq Adh-Dhufairee, presents concise advice to the seekers of knowledge in the format of ten simple guidelines. These guidelines cover characteristics and etiquettes that a student of knowledge should adorn himself with in order to obtain knowledge. The treatise has been introduced and praised by Shaikh Ahmad …

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Laying the Foundations For Seeking Knowledge – Shaykh Muhammad bin ‘Umar bin Saalim Baazmool

Returning a Reply to the one who Requested not to print my book by Shaykh Ahmad bin Yahyaa An-Najmee

This booklet is based on Radd-al-Jawaab alaa man Talaba Minnee ‘Adam Taba’il-Kitaab (Returning a Reply to the one who Requested me not to Print my Book) by Shaikh Ahmad bin Yahyaa An-Najmes, may Allaah preserve him. The original source for this booklet was a letter Shaikh Ahmad An-Najmee sent to Shaikh ‘Abdullaah bin Jibreen in …

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Student of Knowledge and Books by Shaykh Saalih ibn Abdil-Azeez Aal Shaykh

Ten Guidelines for Obtaining Knowledge by Shaykh Ahmad an-Nadjmi

Difference between Advising and Condemning – Imaam Zayn-ud-Deen Ibn Rajab Al-Hanbalee

Useful Ways of Leading a Happy Life

About the book: Useful Ways of Leading a Happy Life 1. Author’s Introduction 2. Iman and Righteous Deeds 3. Occupying Oneself with Some Activity or Useful Knowledge 4. Remembering Allah Much 5. Forgetting the Unpleasant Things that Have Passed 6. Imagining the Worst Situations 7. Firmness of the Heart and Reliance on Allah 8. Repelling …

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The Manners Of The Scholar & Student Of Knowledge

Allaah has protected the homeland of Islaam with the mujaahideen (those who fight jihaad) and He has protected the prescribed way of eemaan with the teachers. Since He, the Most High, says in His clear Book: It is not right for the Believers that all of them should go off to battle. Rather from every …

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Jami Ul Uloom Wa’l Hikam- A Collection Of Knowledge And Wisdom

The Compendium of Knowledge and Wisdom is the translation by Abdas Samd Clarke of the masterwork of Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali. It is a comprehensive collection of sciences and wisdom in commentary of fifty hadith (Including the ‘Forty’ of Imam An Nawwawi) from the concise comprehensive speech (Jawami’ al-Kalim) of the Messenger of Allah, may Allah …

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Selected Friday Sermons / Khutbahs – For Imams

This book is a must for every Imam and anyone who expects to give Friday sermons in the English speaking world. The sermons contained in this book are collected from the sermons of Prophet Muhammad (S) himself, his companions and various prominent scholars. The sermons are both educational and heart moving, therefore fulfilling the goal …

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The Purpose Of Creation

Every individual is born into a religious environment that is not necessarily in accordance with his or her choice; children are raised to follow the religion or ideology of their family, society or culture. Even as new-borns, they are assigned either the religion of their family or the ideology of the state; in some countries, …

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Explanation Of Important Lessons by Ibn Baaz

Explanation Of Important Lessons: This book is a short work to explain what every Muslim needs to know about the religion of Islam. It covers many lessons under 18 chapters. Allah Almighty has made the scholars inheritors of the Prophets; they explain to the people their religious duties and they enlighten them, so that their …

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The Unseen

The Unseen is anything that is kept hidden from us, for the seen is no longer unknown! This means that what the eyes behold is not considered unseen, but it simply has to be away from our perception. Thus, that which is witnessed does not fall under the hidden or the unknown. If man were …

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Teach Yourself Islam: A Comprehensive Course

This is a basic self-study course of Islam. Islam, the last of the messages of Allah (SWT), the Creator, to mankind, is a universal guidance to the human race everywhere, up to the end of times. Islamic teachings are embodied in the Holy Qur’an. The Word of Allah (SWT), revealed to the Seal of Messengers, …

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Al-Qadaa And Al-Qadar – Fate And Destiny

The meaning of Al-Qadaa and Al-Qadar: when mentioned separately both mean the predestination (pre-decree) of an action or event. When used together Al -Qadar refers to the pre-decree of an action or event before it occurs and Al-Qadaa refers to the act or event after it took place. If our actions are already pre-decreed, where …

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The Seekers of Sacred Knowledge by Imam Ibn al-Jawzi

This letter by one of the great scholars from Salaf is addressed to his son Abu’l-Qasim Badr al-Din ‘Ali who began to spend his days in idle play and wasting his time doing some impermissible things. The challenges of parenthood are experienced by all and many times a parent is hard put to ascertain the …

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Advice To The Seekers of Knowledge

By Shaykh Sultan Al Utaybi. Part of a series of writings advising the Talib ul Ilm (student of knowledge).

The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge

The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge … to adorn oneself with beautiful etiquette, noble manners, good behaviour, and pious conduct are distinguishing characteristics of the people of Islaam, and knowledge – the most precious pearl in the crown of the purified Shareeah – cannot be attained except by those who adorn themselves with its etiquette and …

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The Dreamer’s Handbook

This book starts by presenting a spiritual understanding of sleep from the Islamic viewpoint, which is followed by guidelines for recommended evening, pre-sleep, night, and morning acts of worship. The conceptual understanding of dreams is laid out next, followed by an analytical study of dreams in the Quran, and of dreams seen by the Prophet …

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Knowledge by Ibn Baaz

In this book is a short essay by one of the greatest scholars of our times on the merits of knowledge and the characteristics of the scholars. The Shaykh, may Allaah have mercy on him, has beautifully described the importance of seeking knowledge, acting according to it and other related matters. It is hoped that …

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The Foundations Of The Knowledge of USUL by Ibn Uthaymin

The Prophet (PBUH) said: “If Allah intends good for anybody then he gives him understanding (fiqh) in deen”. It is not possible for the one with understanding (fiqh) to be without usul al-fiqh or for the usuli (the one who knows usul al-fiqh) to do without fiqh if he wants to have understanding (of the …

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The Student of Knowledge and Books

This is a translation of a small on-line booklet called: “Taalib-ul-‘Ilm wal-Kutub” [The Student of Knowledge and Books] which was originally a lecture delivered by Shaikh Saalih bin ‘Abdil-‘Azeez Aali Shaikh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and transcribed by a student of knowledge then made available for free on the internet in Arabic. In …

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Book of Knowledge by Imam An Nasaa’ee (234H)

The Virtue of the Salaf Over the Khalaf (Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali). These are some brief words about the meaning of knowledge and its classification into that which is beneficial and that which is not; as well as a note regarding the excellence of the knowledge of the Salaf over that of the Khalaf. The way …

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Iqtidaa ul Ilm al Amal – Knowledge Mandates Action

In this treatise, the author gathers over 200 narrations from the Prophet, his Companions and the pious… predecessors on the virtue and obligation of acting upon knowledge. Thus the work serves as an inspiration and encouragement to the readers, guiding them to transfer whatever knowledge they gain of Islam into good deeds and righteous actions. …

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