ALLAH does not change the state of people, until they change it themselves


Story Of Imam Shafi'i Rahimullah Aleyh

These are the lyrics:

shakautu ila Waki` su'a hifdhi

wa arshada-ni an tark al-ma`asi,
wa akhbara-ni bi anna ilman nur,
wa nur Allah la yu`ta al-`as.

The great Imam ash-Shafi', he went to his teacher Waki`
Complaining about the weakness of his memory.
He told him, 'abandon rebellion, for knowledge is a light
And the light of Allah is not bestowed upon a rebel.


  1. how was imam shafi a rebel?.... reaally confused???

  2. @Anonymous: he wasn't a rebel. rebel in this nasheed means (according to my limited knowledge): whatever you are learning, learn with pure heart and intention.