A mureed wrote:
“For the previous few days I am having doubts about the advantages of reading religious books recommended. For a novice (like myself) isn’t zikir and shugal more important to create strong bond with Allah SWT than reading books?
Sayyidi wa sanadi Hazrat Mufti Mohammad Taqi Usmani sahib db replied:
“Reading religious book with correct intention is also a form of zikir (remembrance of Allah SWT).
کل مطیع للہ فھو ذاکر”