Problems whilst Seeking knowledge

Discussion in 'General Topics' started by Khuzema, Apr 29, 2022.

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  1. Noori

    Noori Senior Moderator

    a few thoughts that might help you inshaAllah.

    - study as early as possible when you are fresh, ideally in the morning after having a good sleep.

    - study before your meals, not after.

    - do not quit if you are stuck on something and cannot understand, just take a note of it and move on. ask teachers/ulama later. personally, it is the most difficult part for me, and sometimes it takes months to get a proper answer.

    - do not study just one subject for extended hours, when you feel you are getting bored then either switch to another subject or simply stop reading and do something else.

    - make use of the time that you pass in doing other things; for example, you can memorize the Quran, short ahadith, or short textbooks (mutoon) of Islamic sciences while you are doing a walk, driving your car, waiting for your appointment somewhere, etc. smartphones are very handy in this regard.

    - if you are not attending an Islamic school/madrasah where you must study 5 to 6 subjects every day then it is better that you focus on a couple of books at a time, finish them, then move on to other books.

    - spend more time on learning Arabic before diving into tafasir, hadith shuruh, fiqh and usul al fiqh books, it will save a lot of your time later.

    - my personal opinion - study for a year or two without targeting for exams; for example, enroll for exams of the first year of dars-e-nizami when you are studying year 3 books.

    - avoid social media and tv as much as you can.
     
  2. Khuzema

    Khuzema New Member

    How can students of sacred knowledge overcome problems such as laziness, lack of interest in studying, etc?
     

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