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Why Acquire Knowledge?

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Imam Ali said: Knowledge is better than Wealth because of 7 (Reasons):


1. Knowledge is inheritence of Prophets while wealth is inheritence of Firauns (Pharohs).

2. Knowlege Does not Diminish (rather increases) with spending , while wealth diminishes with spending.

3. Wealth requires to be protected, while knowledge protects its owner.

4. Knowledge will enter the Kafan (Shroud) while wealth will be prevented from doing so.

5. Wealth reaches both believers and unbelievers (Kafir), while knowledge is reserved only for those who are worthy of it.

6. Knowledge will facilitate passing over the Seraat (Bridge over Hell) while wealth will pore hurdles.

7. People are always in need of scholars while they might not be in need of those possessing wealth.


Other Links:

The Progeny of Prophet (PBUH)

Wealth, Poverty, Heritage and Friend

Wealth and Poverty

Disparagement of the world



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