Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answer updated 3 years ago

‘Ilm means Knowledge. There is useful knowledge which is mainly referred to in Quran and Hadeeths, and harmful or useless knowledge like knowledge of magics or ways of gambling or ways of manufacturing alcohol, etc.

We have hundreds of Hadeeths regarding knowledge and the great reward of gaining, teaching and practicing knowledge.