CONCEPT OF KNOWLEDGE

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CONCEPT OF KNOWLEDGE by Mind Map: CONCEPT OF KNOWLEDGE

1. PURPOSE OF SEEKING KNOWLEDGE IN ISLAM

1.1. TO PRACTICE WITH IT AS THE PROPHET PRAYED:

1.1.1. "O ALLAH! MAKE MY 'ILM PROFITABLE FOR ME, GIVE ME KNOWLEDGE WHICH IS PROFITABLE AND ADD IN MY KNOWLEDGE." (TIRMIDHI, DA'AWAT, 128)

1.1.2. "O ALLAH! I SEEK YOUR REFUGE FROM USELESS KNOWLEDGE." (TIRMIDHI, DA'AWAT, 68)

1.2. TO ACHIEVE HAPPINESS IN BOTH WORLDLY AND HEREAFTER

1.3. TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG

1.4. TO GET ALLAH'S PLEASURE

2. DEFINITION

2.1. LITERAL MEANING OF 'ILM (KNOWLEDGE)

2.1.1. AL-MA'RIFAH: KNOWING BY EXPERIMENT

2.1.2. AL-FIQH: UNDERSTANDING

2.1.3. TADABBUR: OBSERVATION

2.1.4. BASIRAN: MENTAL PERCEPTION/ASSUMPTION

2.1.5. TADHAKKUR: REMEMBRANCE, MEMORIZED

2.1.6. TAFAKKUR: THOUGHT/IDEA

2.2. TECHNICAL MEANING

2.2.1. REALIZATION OF SOMETHING IN ITS TRUE NATURE

2.2.1.1. SCHOLARS

2.2.1.1.1. AL-GHAZALI: REALIZATION OF MEANINGS OF THINGS

2.2.1.1.2. AL-ATTAS: THE ARRIVAL OF MEANING OF AN OBJECT IN THE SOUL AND ITS ARRIVAL AT THE MEANING

2.2.1.2. QURAN

2.2.1.2.1. A FIRM BELIEF THAT ACCORDS WITH THE REALITY OF THINGS (47:19)

3. DEGREES OF KNOWLEDGE

3.1. 'ILM AL-YAQIN: KNOWLEDGE BY INFERENCE WITH CERTAINTY OF 100% TRUE

3.2. 'ILM HAQQ AL-YAQIN: KNOWLEDGE BY INNER EXPERIENCE WITH CERTAINTY OF 300%

3.3. 'ILM AYN AL-YAQIN: KNOWLEDGE BY PERCEPTION AND OBSERVATION WITH CERTAINTY OF 200% TRUE

3.3.1. Name

3.3.2. Office hours

3.3.3. Contact

4. CLASSIFICATION OF KNOWLEDGE

4.1. LIMITED KNOWLEDGE

4.1.1. GIFTED

4.1.1.1. NATURAL KNOWLEDGE (DARURI)

4.1.1.1.1. IMPARTED IN THE VERY NATURE OF THE CREATION LIKE THE INSTINCTIVE KNOWLEDGE OF ANIMALS AND HUMAN INFANTS

4.1.1.2. SACRED

4.1.1.2.1. KNOWLEDGE OF ALLAH TEACHES MEN THROUGH REVELATIONS PASSED THROUGH HIS MESSENGER

4.1.2. ACQUIRED

4.1.2.1. THROUGH EFFORT BY WAY OF REFLECTION, SENSE PERCEPTION, EXPERIMENT AND EXPERIENCE

4.1.2.1.1. PRAISEWORTHY

4.1.2.1.2. BLAMEWORTHY

4.2. ABSOLUTE KNOWLEDGE

4.2.1. SACRED

4.2.1.1. FARDHU 'AYN

4.2.1.2. FARDHU KIFAYAH

4.2.2. NATURAL KNOWLEDGE (DARURI)

4.2.2.1. INSTINCTIVE KNOWLEDGE SUCH IN ANIMALS AND HUMAN INFANTS

5. MANNERS IN ACQUIRING KNOWLEDGE

5.1. PURIFY SOUL FROM IMPURE TRAITS AND BLAMEWORTHY CHARACTERISTICS

5.2. MINIMIZE AFFAIRS OF THE WORLD

5.3. BE HUMBLE TO TEACHERS

5.4. IGNORE DIFFERENT OPINIONS AMONG PEOPLE

6. IMPORTANCE OF KNOWLEDGE

6.1. IN THEORY

6.1.1. ISLAM IS A RELIGION BASED ON KNOWLEDGE

6.1.2. THE QURAN IS INVITING MEN TO THINK, PONDER AND LEARN

6.2. IN QURAN

6.2.1. THE FIRST REVELATION TO PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH) IN SURAH AL-'ALAQ: 1 - 5

6.2.2. PARALLEL TO MEN'S OBLIGATION AS KHALIFAH IN AL-BAQARAH: 30 - 33

6.2.3. KNOWLEDGE IS THE WAY TO RECOGNIZE ALLAH AND DISCOVER THE TRUTH IN SURAH AN-NISA': 162 AND AS-SABA': 6TH VERSE

6.2.4. ALLAH CREATED AND PROVIDED MEN WITH TOOLS IN ACQUIRING KNOWLEDGE IN SURAH AN-NAHL: 78