Studying and Spirituality: Finding the Right Balance

By Naairah Aftab (FOSIS Scotland) (FREE DOWNLOADABLE STUDY DU’A SHEET BELOW) As the new academic draws near, the stress will understandably be kicking in. Studying for coursework and exams is without doubt difficult and exhausting, and balancing our spiritual development alongside them can prove to be a continuous challenge. Sometimes striking that balance feels impossible, doesn’t it? Firstly, let’s remind ourselves about the importance of seeking knowledge in Islam: “Whoever treads a path in seeking knowledge, Allah will make easy for him the path to Paradise.” (Al-Tirmidthi) Notice that this Hadith does not specify that only Islamic knowledge in...

Read More