“Cultivation of knowledge in the true sense is but another form of recollection of God. No wonder then, it produces serenity of mind and tranquility in heart. Anyone going through thousands of pages written by Shah would hardly come across anything alluding to the tumultuous situation obtaining in the twelfth century when everything was disturbed by chaos and turmoil. He would feel immersed in a river of knowledge flowing placidly, undisturbed by the commotion around it and produced by the march of events”.