The correct manner of seeking knowledge

Reference: al-Fataawa al-Jaliyyah ‘anil-Manaahij ad-Da’wiyyah – Question No.46

Question: Noble Shaykh – may Allaah protect and preserve you – I have a desire to seek Islaamic knowledge; I hope you can explain [to us] the correct manner of seeking Islaamic knowledge, and [may] Allaah grant you good?

Response: The manner of seeking Islaamic knowledge is clear; It is upon you to seek knowledge from the Salafee Scholars and beware of those from the [differing] movements, those of innovated methodologies. So if you [really] want the advice, then you should not approach them, rather, go to the people of knowledge who teach the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ and the correct Salafee ‘aqeedah and start with that which is the most important and then move on to that which is lesser in importance [in order].

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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