Knowledge Is Light
shakautu ila Waki` su’a hifdhi
wa arshada-ni an tark al-ma`asi
wa akhbara-ni bi anna ilman nur
wa nur Allah la yu`ta al-`as
The great Imam ash-Shafi’, he went to his teacher Waki`
Complaining about the weakness of his memory.
He told him, ‘abandon rebellion, for knowledge is a light
And the light of Allah is not bestowed upon a rebel.’
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From Brother Talib Al-Habib's new Album "Rahma"
"An anthology of exquisite nasheeds based entirely on Hadith, that will inspire the soul to contemplation of Allah and love of Islam. This album is an invaluable educational resource, introducing children to the sayings of the blessed Prophet (SAW) through song."