The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi. SKU# TB $ Description; Reviews (0). This product is sold out. A new edition reprint in Winter God willing. The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi is the first book published by Zaytuna Institute for its Curriculum Series. Translated, annotated, and introduced by Shaykh Hamza. In summation, the creed of al-Ash’ari (and Abu Mansor al-. Maturidhi) is what is contained in The Creed of Imam Abu Ja’far al-. Tahawi, which the scholars of the .

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We confirm that, after the death of the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peacethe Caliphate went first to Abu Bakr as-Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with himthus proving his excellence and superiority over the rest of the Muslims; then to ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him ; then to ‘Uthman, may Allah be pleased with him ; and then to ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him.

We ask Allah to protect us from all falsehood and we ask His Grace and Favour to do all good. Likewise, the arguments advanced in refuting the views of sects that have deviated from the Sunnahare also taken from the Holy Qur’an tahaawi Sunnah.

They are certain that it is, in truth, the word of Allah. The grave is either one of the meadows of the Garden or one of the pits of the Fire.

Al-Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah

Belief consists of affirmation lay the tongue and acceptance by the heart. We say with belief, acceptance and submission that Allah took Ibrahim as an intimate friend and that He spoke directly to Musa. He allotted to them fixed life spans.

Al-‘Aqidahthough small in size, is a basic text for all times, listing what a Muslim must know and believe and inwardly comprehend. And that he is the seal of the prophets and the Imam of the godfearing and the most honoured of all the messengers and the beloved of the Lord of all the Worlds. This is a fundamental aspect of belief and a necessary element of all knowledge and recognition of Allah’s Oneness and Lordship.


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 creates without His being in need to do so and provides for His creation without any effort. References to sects such as Mu’tazilahJahmiyyahQadriyahand Jabriyah are found in the work. Allah has absolute control over everything and nothing has any control over Him.

Creed of Imam at-Tahawi, The –

When our knowledge about something is unclear, we say “Allah knows best”. Nothing can annul or controvert them. In the same way that He is the ‘Bringer to life of the dead’, after He has brought them lo life a first time, and deserves this name tagawi bringing them to life, so too He deserves the name of ‘Creator’ before He has created them. Be Mindful O Mankind! 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.

These are the Rightly-Guided Caliphs and upright leaders. So be extremely careful about thinking and reflecting on this matter or letting doubts about it assail you, because Allah has kept knowledge of the decree away from human tshawi, and forbidden them to enquire about it, saying in His Book, “He is not asked about what He does but they are asked.

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It is the Speech of Allah and no speech of any created being is comparable to it. We do not recognise 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.

While the permanent relevance of the statements of belief in al-‘Aqidah is obvious, the historical weight and point of certain of these statements can be properly appreciated only if the work is used as a text for study under the guidance of some learned person able to elucidate its arguments fully, with reference to the intellectual and historical background of the sects refuted in the work.


We love the people of justice and trustworthiness, and hate the people of injustice and treachery. Allah knew, before the existence of time, the exact number of those who would twhawi the Garden and the exact number of those who would enter the Fire.

This is the din of Muslims. No one is safe in his religion unless he surrenders himself completely to Allah, the Exalted and Glorifiedand to His Messenger, may Allah bless him and grant him peaceand leaves the knowledge of things that are ambiguous to the one who knows them. Allah responds to people’s supplications and gives them what they ask for. Imam at-Tahawi’s al-‘Aqidahrepresentative of fo viewpoint of Ahl us-Sunnah wal-Jama’ahhas long been the most widely acclaimed, and indeed indispensable, reference work on Muslim beliefs, of which this is an edited English translation.

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Al-Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah – Wikipedia

Being a text on the Islamic doctrines, this work draws heavily on the arguments set forth in the Holy Qur’an and Sunnah. Those of the Urnmah of Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peacewho have committed grave sins will be in the Fire, but not forever, provided they die and meet Allah as believers affirming His unity even if they have not repented.

It is necessary for the servant to know that Allah already knows everything that is going to happen in His creation and hits decreed it in a detailed and decisive way. For there are two kinds of knowledge: The Qur’an is the word of Allah.