Kitab Al-Kasb Series (Part 28): Matters by Which the Bodies of the Children of Adam are Supported.

Allah Most High has created the children of Prophet Adam as creatures whose bodies do not endure except by four things, namely food, drink, clothing, and shelter, which is dwelling. As for food, Allah Most High says, "We did not give them bodies that ate no food, and they were not immortals" [Al-Quran, Surah Al-Anbiya', verse 8]......

Kitab Al-Kasb Series (Part 27): Negating the Obligation of Narrating Everything a Jurisprudent Heard, and the Explication of This Position.

He (Imam Muhammad Ibn Al-Hasan Al-Shaybani) says, "It is not mandatory on the jurisprudence to narrate everything that he has heard except to the absent person who is about to depart, (especially regard to) that which the jurisprudent knows to be not well-known among the people of that person's country.".....

Nurturing The Richness of The Soul.

The wealth that is accumulated and tons of money that are saved up in an iron safe or in the bank are not real indicators in recognizing a person as being wealthy, though the society may deem such individual as a millionaire. Throughout the day, he is swamped with the affairs of managing the wealth, while in the night he is unable to sleep, perturbed with the profit and loss made. The real rich person knows that it does not take a huge amount of wealth to fulfill the needs of the family. Even then, there are times in which his drinking and eating diet are restricted due to an illness that has lingered in the body.....

Kitab Al-Kasb Series (Part 25): Mention of the Individual Obligation and the Communal Obligation, and that Conveying Knowledge to People is a Communal Obligation

Then, the obligatory is two kinds, individual obligation, and communal obligation. The personal obligation is that which is specifically incumbent on every individual to fulfill, such as the pillars of the religion. The communal obligation is that which is absolved from the rest of a community when some discharge it since the objective is achieved, but if people collectively abandon it, then they participate (together) in sinning; like jihad, for its objective is making supreme the word of Allah and the empowering of the religion....

Kitab Al-Kasb Series (Part 22): The Obligatoriness of Conveying Knowledge and Delivering It to People.

And Imam Muhammad Ibn Al-Hasan Al-Shaybani says, "Just as the quest for knowledge is obligatory, the conveying of knowledge is also obligatory, for the occupation of the person of knowledge with practising it is fair, while practising contrary to it is repugnant; hence teaching is enjoining what is fair and forbidding what is repugnant, and this is obligatory on this Community (ummah)." Allah says, "You are the best community brought out for humankind; you enjoin what is fair and forbid the repugnant" [Al-Quran, Surah Ali-'Imran, verse 110]...

Kitab Al-Kasb (Part 21): The Obligatoriness of the Quest for Knowledge.

The explanation of the obligatoriness of the quest for knowledge in the statement of the Prophet, "The quest for knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim" [Narrated by Ibn Majah], is that the meaning refers to the knowledge of actual circumstance, in accord with the saying, "The best knowledge is knowledge of actual circumstance, and the best vocation is preservation of wealth."