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Interview: Defining Knowledge – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Cori Mancuso interviews Shaykh Yahya Rhodus on the importance of seeking obligatory knowledge, balancing religious and worldly affairs, and engaging in traditional and western approaches to education.   CM: For Muslims who are seeking a foundational knowledge of Islam, or their fard ayn, what knowledge should be obligatory for them to learn? Why is it […]

What Job Opportunities Can I Pursue After Finishing My Islamic Studies?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: I am a recent graduate of a traditional Darul-Uloom in the UK and I find myself unsure of what career path to pursue. Salaries offered in mosques are low in relation to the current cost of living in the UK. Essentially, I would like a job whereby I can […]

What Are the Best Ways to Retain Knowledge?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Salam, What are the best ways to retain Knowledge? Especially when studiying online… Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. The scholars mention that of the greatest of ways of retaining knowledge is acting upon it. […]

Advice Regarding Being a Student of Knowledge and Taking Notes

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: I have problems with taking notes in Islamic lectures and classes. What methods would you recommend using? Or what advice could you give in order to improve this problem? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I hope you are in the best of health and spirits insha’Allah. […]