The Travel of One Companion to Egypt to Obtain One Hadeeth
بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم
السلام علیکم ورحمتہ اللہ و برکاتہ
A man travelled to Egypt just for one Hadeeth and he did not stop his jorney to settle down, until he returned back to his home. (The Hadeeth was);
Whoever concealed (the fault of) his brother in this world, Allaah will conceal his faults on the Day of Judgement.
[Taken from the Book Of Knowledge By Imaam Abu Khaithama]
While reading this I was thinking that Wallaah! This was the true passion of those righteous people (May Allaah Be Pleased With Them). The passion of seeking the Noble Knowledge (العلم), their love for Islaam and because of this love they strive hard, covered the distance of miles in search for one Hadeeth or Tafseer of one Ayaah or a talk of wisdom.
Just think for a minute that though today we have the resources, we have access, just with one click (tuk tuk) we can search, read, learn etc. But still.. Why?? What we are lacking?? Why are we not at that level??
(افلا تتفکرون) Do tadabbur and tafakkur and Inshaa’Allaah you’ll get the answer.
May Allaah Subhanahu wa ta`alaa increase and strengthen our Imaan. Aameen.