Tag: knowledge

  • Wisdom with purpose

    Wisdom with purpose

    Acquiring knowledge without implementing it is like hoping to quench your thirst while standing in the rain. Seeking to understand is great, but only if we apply that understanding in the way we treat others. Similarly, acquiring technical knowledge may feed our fascination, but fulfilment lies in using that knowledge to create something of substance…

  • Knowledge

    A little knowledge makes you arrogant, A lot of knowledge makes you humble. ~ Cynically Jaded

  • Sighting versus Calculating the New Moon

    the72sects: It might be a bit premature for a post like this given that Ramadaan is still a few months away, but this issue has been playing on my mind for a long time now. I was reminded about it again just now when I was delayed in my performance of my Dhuhr salaah, which…

  • Imam Al-Ghazzali on Feeble-Mindedness

    ‚Ķthe parable of the feeble-minded person who thinks that the light of the sun is the result of its rising, is like the parable of an ant which as it happened upon the surface of a sheet of paper, was endowed with reason and thereupon watched the movement in the process of writing, only to…

  • Simple Challenge of an Average Muslim

    Many years ago I relocated from Johannesburg to Cape Town for a work contract. On my arrival in Cape Town, I found a place to stay in a predominantly non-Muslim neighbourhood since it was close to the office, and there were mosques within driving ¬†distance. This was before the time of magnetometers in mobile phones,…

  • Choose your company wisely

    It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad, and it is better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent, but silence is better than idle words The Prophet Mohammed (S.A.W)

  • Knowledge that is not acted upon is impotent. Cynically Jaded