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Naqshbandi
10-28-2010, 07:46 AM
Hadrat Ali Radi Allahu ta'ala anhu was the most learned man of the age. He was a living encyclopaedia of knowledge. The Beloved Prophet Salla Allahu ta'ala 'alayhi wa 'aalihi wa Sallam said,


"If I am the City of Knowledge, verily Ali is the Gate of it."


He was the first person to have learned the Qur'an al-karim by heart. He possessed a prodigious memory and he was a keen observer; he was a deep thinker; he had an enlightened mind and he carried a vast storehouse of knowledge in his brain. He was a versatile genius and he exhibited extraordinary talents in all disciplines of knowledge. He was a master of philosophy and rhetoric. He was a distinguished poet. He was a great teacher and preacher. His knowledge extended to such disciplines as logic, mathematics, physics, astronomy, medicine and history.


His concept of Knowledge

Hadrat Ali Radi Allahu ta'ala anhu held that the principal aim of knowledge was the inculcation of virtue, promotion of faith, and understanding of God. He held that knowledge enlivens the soul, for it kills ignorance. He defined knowledge as the sum total of excellence. He held that the pursuit of knowledge is better than the pursuit of riches, that knowledge is the ornament of the rich and the riches of the poor and that knowledge is better than riches. He held that the learned live even after their death. He maintained that the learned were the living ones in the dead mass of ignorance. He observed that to respect the learned was to respect God. With regards to the respect of the teacher, he held that one who teaches you a letter binds you with the fetter of gratitude. He maintained that the talk of the learned man carried within it the fragrance of the garden of Paradise.

_knownothing_
10-28-2010, 08:52 AM
jazakAllah brother

Naqshbandi
10-29-2010, 07:00 AM
BarakALLAH>>>>>>

bint-e-anwar
10-29-2010, 11:04 AM
Jazzak Allah brother
ALI (Radi ALLAH Taala Anhu) ki kia baat karain jis ne mery Aqa (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) pe apny khandaan me sb se pehly emaan lai aur apny chacha zad bhai pe emaan lai aur Ali (Radi ALLAH Taala Anhu) tu wo hain jinhon ne mery Aqa (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) ko pehly mana aur phir jana jb Aap (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) ne apny khandan ko islam ki dawat di tu us waqt ALI (Radi ALLAH Taala Anhu) ki umar ilm aur zindagi ka tajurba is kabil na tha k itna barra fesla karty magr ye unki baseerat thi jo Allah ki taraf se gifted thi aur Aqa (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) k liye ishq tha k jo Ap ne keh diya mann o ann kabool kar liya

rabz
10-29-2010, 01:08 PM
jazakallah

Naqshbandi
10-30-2010, 03:45 AM
BarakALLAH