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Assalamualaykum . I want to become a da'ee IN SHA ALLAH. Dr zakir naik and sheikh ahmed deedat(rahimullah) really inspire me. Im already learning the other scriptures such as bible and vedas.I watch their videos read books and learn. Are they any tips or advice you can give me. I, as a muslim feel like we all have a duty and it is to invite people to Islam. Is dawah fardh ? Because the prophet said convey even if its 1 verse . jazakAllah khairan

In the Name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful

We commend you on your desire to seek and propagate the sacred knowledge.

Da’wah is of utmost importance and a duty of every Muslim. Everyone is responsible to do Da’wah to his/her personal capacity.

ٱدۡعُ إِلَىٰ سَبِيلِ رَبِّكَ بِٱلۡحِكۡمَةِ وَٱلۡمَوۡعِظَةِ ٱلۡحَسَنَةِ‌ۖ

Call unto the way of thy Lord with wisdom and good counsel - Surah an-Nahl (16:125)

وَمَنۡ أَحۡسَنُ قَوۡلاً۬ مِّمَّن دَعَآ إِلَى ٱللَّهِ وَعَمِلَ صَـٰلِحً۬ا وَقَالَ إِنَّنِى مِنَ ٱلۡمُسۡلِمِينَ

And who can be better in utterance than the one who called people towards Allah, and acts righteously and says, 'I am one of those who submit themselves (to Allah Ta’āla).' - Surah Fussilat (41:33)

We recommend that you read the following two publications, which provides a holistic overview on the status and rank of the student, the purpose of seeking sacred knowledge, and innumerable advices for the student that, if imbued into your lifestyle and daily routine, will be a source of immense blessing in your intellectual and spiritual endeavours, and a means of success in both worlds, inshāAllah:

A Precious Gift For The Students by Shaykh Maulana Muhammad Salīm Dhorat

The Purpose of Acquiring Knowledge by Shaykh Maulana Muhammad Salīm Dhorat

We recommend that you seek the required sacred knowledge of the Qur'ān and Sunnah under the guidance and tutorship of reliable and qualified Ulamā (Islamic scholars) from Ahlus-Sunnah was Jama’ah. Thus you are able to seek guidance and refer questions if and when they arise.

We pray that the Almighty guides you towards beneficial knowledge and keeps you firm on the straight path.

And Allah Ta’āla knows best
31 December 2020 / 17 Jamādul Ūla 1442 AH

Answer last updated on:
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