Seed of the Tree of Knowledge in Islam. At the point when Imam-un-Nahw, ‘Allamah Maulana Ghulam Jeelani Meeruthi رَحْمَةُ اللّٰەِ عَلَيْه was considering Kafiyah (a book of ‘Ilm-un-Nahw) during his understudy life, it was his training to peruse Kafiyah every day after Fajr Salah like Huffaz. He رَحْمَةُ اللّٰەِ عَلَيْه had not retained the whole Matn ‘متن’ [actual text of a book] when the special times of year of Ramadan-ul-Mubarak began at Madrasah, so he رَحْمَةُ اللّٰەِ عَلَيْه would remember the leftover Matn at home day by day after Zuhr Salah lastly, he turned into the Hafiz of the whole Matn of Kafiyah around the same time of Ramadan-ul-Mubarak. (Basheer-ul-Qaari, pp. 7; summed up)
O the fans of information! Information resembles a tree. For significant information like a solid tree, it is important to have a solid hold on its seed, for example, Matn. This is the very explanation that our devout archetypes رَحِمَهُمُ اللّٰە would give extraordinary consideration to Matn yet these days we have lost regard for Mutoon ‘متون’ [plural of Matn]. This is presumably the explanation that these days one doesn’t recollect even the essential realities of subjects. Coming up next are a few inquiries; simply mull over that would you be able to answer them without the assistance of any book?
٭ What is the meaning of Maal?
٭ What is the meaning of Makruh Tahreemi?
٭ What is the meaning of Qiyaas?
٭ what number Anwa’- e-Tashbeeh [انواع تشبیە] are there and what right?
٭ What is the meaning of Hadees-e-Hasan?
٭ what number Mawani’- e-Tanween [موانعِ تنوین] are there and what are they, and so on?
An individual doesn’t recall numerous other fundamental realities like these even in the wake of contemplating them, and not focusing on the base for information, for example, Mutoon is additionally a justification it. Seed of the Tree of Knowledge
What is Matn?
Such an assortment of complete words which has been introduced wonderfully to specify the base for any subject is called ‘Matn’.
Kinds of Matn
There are two kinds of Mutoon: (1) Mutoon-e-Mansoorah in which Matn is referenced as Nasr [prose], for example, Matn-e-Manaar [متنِ منار] in Usool-ul-Fiqh. (2) Mutoon-e-Manzoomah in which Matn is referenced as Nazm [poetry], for example, ‘الفیە ابن مالك’ in ‘Ilm-un-Nahw.
Keep in mind! To acquire skills in various parts of information, alongside knowing their nuts and bolts, it is important to recollect them too. Alongside understanding content, our devout archetypes رَحِمَهُمُ اللّٰە would extraordinarily put stock in remembering it. This is the very explanation that they would retain and recall a huge number of pages. For instance, Imam Shaafi’i رَحْمَةُ اللّٰەِ عَلَيْه had remembered the Muwatta of Imam Maalik رَحْمَةُ اللّٰەِ عَلَيْه (the Hadees book composed by Imam Maalik) at 12 years old. (Hilya-tul-Awliya, pp. 78)
Similarly, Sadr-ush-Shari’ah رَحْمَةُ اللّٰەِ عَلَيْه when made the aim of remembering Kafiyah, and he retained it totally in a solitary day. (Seerat-e-Sadr-ush-Shari’ah, pp. 33)
Advantages of remembering Mutoon
- As Mutoon depends on the Asl [base] of a subject, protests, challenges, ambiguities, clarifications, and so forth are not referenced in them. Because of it, the base for various parts of information is known through Mutoon.
- In Mutoon, favored ‘Ulama notice the substance and synopsis of their academic daily routine which will require numerous experiences on the off chance that we attempt to obtain them by our own selves. Along these lines, through Mutoon, one can profit by the lifetime endeavors of ‘Ulama (researchers) of Deen.
- It is unimaginable to expect to peruse the books of all parts of information with clarifications. In the event that their Mutoon is perused and retained, one can secure [the information of] various parts of information as there is a maxim in Arabic: ‘من حفظ المتون فقد حاز الفنون’, for example, The person who has retained Mutoon has obtained [the information of] numerous parts of information.
- While instructing and giving Dars, an individual can make his talk viably solid as a result of the memorization of Mutoon.
the fans of information! In the event that you likewise wish to turn into an enormous tree of information, begin reading the base for information, for example, Mutoon cautiously and make a propensity for remembering them. Coming up next are the names of 5 renowned Mutoon of various parts of information.
Distinctive popular Mutoon
٭: نخبة الفکر A complete Matn of Usool-ul-Hadees
٭: العقائد النسفیە A Matn of Ilm-ul-Kalam
٭: المنارA Matn of Usool-ul-Fiqh
٭ : مختصر القدوریA Matn of Fiqh
٭: تھذیب المنطق و الکلامA Matn of Ilm-ul-Mantiq
Moreover, ‘Ulama have not composed only one yet numerous Mutoon of different parts of information also. Simply have fortitude! Stride ahead, get the duplicates of Mutoon, and begin remembering them. Seed of the Tree of Knowledge