The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge By Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd
Author: Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd
Size: 5.8 x 8.3 inches
Publication Year: 2000
About This Book:
Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd's "The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge" is a timeless handbook that highlights the noble way of collecting knowledge in Islam. Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd expounds on the etiquettes and principles that should decorate the journey of people seeking knowledge, with profound insights and a keen comprehension of Islamic learning. This work serves as a road map for students, academics, and seekers alike, providing essential advice to improve knowledge quests in accordance with Islamic traditions.
The Sacred Motives of Seeking Knowledge:
Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd begins the discussion by diving into the sacred motives that underpin the knowledge quest. The chapter emphasizes the need to have pure intentions, honesty, and devotion to acquiring knowledge for the sake of Allah, setting the groundwork for a spiritually enlightening and fulfilling path.
The Seeker's Humility:
This section focuses on the virtue of humility in the seeker of knowledge. Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd emphasizes the need of humility, modesty, and a teachable spirit in allowing a student to receive the wisdom offered by teachers and scholars.
Respecting and Honoring Instructors:
The book walks readers through the etiquette of showing instructors and mentors respect and honor. Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd explains the Islamic rules governing the student-teacher relationship, emphasizing the need of thanks, attentiveness, and humility in creating a suitable learning atmosphere.
Patience and Perseverance in the Pursuit of Knowledge:
This chapter examines the virtues of patience and perseverance in the pursuit of knowledge. Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd offers insights into the perseverance required to overcome hurdles, emphasizing that perseverance is a trait of the real seeker of knowledge.