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Imam Abu Ja`far al-Tahawi: Text & Translation Imam Abu Ja`far al-Tahawi ( ) can be said to represent the creed of both Ash`aris and Maturidis. al-‘Aqeedah al-Tahhaawiyyah is a book dealing with ‘aqeedah (basic tenets of faith) which was written by Imam al-Tahhaawi and named after. Al-Aqeedah al-Tahawiyyah: The Creed of Imaam Al-Tahawi. al-ʿAqīdah aṭ- Ṭaḥāwiyya or “The Fundamentals of Islamic Creed by the Imām.

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For there are two kinds of knowledge: Then he followed that with a discussion of the obligation to believe in the Prophethood of Muhammad peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him and that he was sent to all people. They are certain that it is, in truth, the word of Allah. The one who wants to understand more of the meanings of al-Tahhaawiyyah can refer to these commentaries. All the believers are ‘friends’ of Allah and the noblest of them in al-aqeeadh sight of Allah are those who are the most obedient and who most closely follow the Qur’an.

He encompasses everything and is above it, and what He has created is incapable of encompassing Him. Belief of a man in the ‘seeing of Allah by the people of the Garden is not correct if he imagines what it is like, or interprets it according to his own understanding since the interpretation of this seeing’ or indeed, the meaning of any of the subtle phenomena which are in the realm of Lordship, is by avoiding its interpretation and strictly adhering to the submission.

He was one of the trustworthy, sincere and a haafiz.

We say about Allah’s unity believing by Allah’s help – that Allah is One, without any partners. This item does not appear to have any files that can be experienced on Archive. We agree with wiping over leather socks in Wudu whether on a journey or otherwise, just as has come in the consistent and confirmed ahadith.

He started by explaining the Oneness of Allaah, may He be exalted, and said a little about the attributes of His Lordship sifaat ruboobiyyatihisuch as His being alive and self-sufficient, and His being the Creator and Provider, and he affirmed the attributes of perfection without discussing how or likening Him to any of His creation, because Allaah says interpretation of the meaning: We do not consider any of the people of our qiblah ql-aqeedah he unbelievers because of any wrong action they have tahawiyyha, as long as they do not consider that action to have been lawful.

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In his delusory attempt to investigate the Unseen, he is seeking a secret that can never be uncovered, and he ends up an evil-doer, telling nothing but lies.

We do not say that any of them will categorically go to either the Garden or tahhawiyyah Fire, and we do not accuse any of them of kutr disbeliefshirk associating partners with Allahor nifaq hypocrisyas long as they have not openly demonstrated any of those things.

We do not say that it was created and we do not go against the Jama’ah of the Muslims regarding tzhawiyyah. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Certainty and despair both remove one from the religion, but the path of truth for the people of the qiblah lies between the two e.

Sharh Al-Aqeedah At-Tahawiyyah

Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! The Qur’an is the word of Allah. We do not recognize rebellion against our Imam or those in charge of our affairs even if they are unjust, nor do we wish evil on them, nor do we withdraw from following them. The exact nature of the decree is Allah’s secret in His creation, and no angel near the Throne, nor Prophet sent with a message, has been given knowledge of it.

Sharh Al-Aqeedah At-Tahawiyyah – English – Abu Jafar at-Tahawi

The capability in terms of Tawfiq Divine Grace and Favour which makes an action certain to occur cannot be ascribed to a created being. Belief can only be firm when accessible knowledge is accepted and inaccessible knowledge is not sought after. We believe in all these things.

They call them faculties and parts, and deny that Allaah possesses them. And Allaah knows best. The Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, was taken by night and ascended in his bodily form, while awake, through the heavens, to whatever heights Allah willed for him.

We do not enter into vain talk about Allah nor do we allow any dispute about the religion Of Allah.

Works with non-numeric dates. We ask forgiveness for the people of wrong action among the believers and, although we are afraid for them, we are not in despair about them. This is the explanation of the phrase: We leave their secrets to Allah. He based his commentary on the books of Ahl al-Sunnah, especially the books of Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah may Allaah have mercy on qt and his student Ibn al-Qayyim may Allaah have gahawiyyah on him.


This in sum is what those of Allah’s friends with enlightened hearts need to know and constitutes the degree of those firmly endowed with knowledge. We agree that holding together tahswiyyah the true and right path and that separation is deviation and torment. Everyone is cased to what he was created for and it is the action with which a man’s life is sealed which dictates his fate. Then he mentioned some matters of the unseen in which Ahl al-Sunnah believe, such as the Cistern al-hawdintercession, the Throne and the Footstool al-Kursiy.

Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah

We do not make any distinction between any of the messengers, we accept as true what all of them brought. By the consensus of Muslims, Imam at-Tahawi’s book on aqeedah represents the true aqeedah creed of Ahl a-aqeedah Sunnah wal Jama’ah.

Everything that has come down to us about tahawiyyah from the Messenger, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, in authentic traditions, is as he said and means what he intended. We hope that Allah will pardon the people of right action among the believers and grant them entrance into the Garden tahawjyyah His mercy, but we cannot be certain of this, and we cannot al-aqdedah witness that it will definitely happen and that they will be in the Garden.

His angels, His books, His messengers, the Last Day, and belief that the Decree – both the good of it and the evil of it, the sweet of it and the bitter or it – is all from Allah.

Denying the knowledge which is accessible is disbelief, and claiming the knowledge which is inaccessible is disbelief.