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. The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi. SKU# TB $ Description; Reviews (0). This product is sold out. A new edition reprint in Winter God willing. Al-ʿAqīdah aṭ-Ṭaḥāwiyya Arabic: العقيدة الطحاوية is a popular exposition of Sunni Muslim Contents. 1 The Unifying Creed of Imam Tahawi; 2 Further reading; 3 References; 4 External links.

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Sheikh Hamza Yusuf had done an outstanding job translating one of the most important texts in the Islamic Theology. His Life Based on the Tauawi Sources. We agree with doing the prayer behind any of the people of the qiblah whether right-acting or wrong-acting, and doing the funeral prayer over any of them when they die. We do not delve into that, trying to interpret it according to our own opinions or letting our imaginations have free rein.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Customers who bought this item also bought. It is not created, as is the speech creer human beings, and imqm who hears it and claims that it is human speech has become an unbeliever. We love the Companions of the Messenger of Allah but we do not go to excess in our love for any one individual among them nor do we disown any one of them.

All of them are subject to His will between either His generosity or His justice. This is because Allah is the Protector of those who recognize Taahawi and will not treat them in the Hereafter in the same way as He treats those who deny Him and who are bereft of His guidance and have failed to obtain His protection.

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Al-Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah

He is the one who has been sent to tqhawi the jinn and all mankind with truth and guidance and with light and illumination. The Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peacewas taken by night and ascended in his bodily form, tahwai awake, through the heavens, to whatever heights Allah willed for him.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. Nothing about them was hidden from Him before He created them, and He knew everything that they would do before He created them. The capability in terms of Tawfiq Divine Grace and Favour which makes an action certain to occur cannot be ascribed to a created being.

He came from a family where intellectualism and aristocracy, as well as piety and passion were the hallmarks. Contact Us What’s New? Such study helps one to better understand the Islamic doctrines and avoid the deviations of the past or the present.

Praise be to Allah, Lord of all the Worlds. We renounce any tajawi with them and in our opinion they are in error and on the path of destruction. The believers accept it, as absolute truth. And if all created beings were to gather together to make something exist which Allah had not written on it, they would not be able to do so.

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References to sects such as Mu’tazilahJahmiyyahQadriyahand Jabriyah are found in the work. As Allah says in His Book, “He created everything and decreed it he a detailed way. Explore the Home Gift Guide. He causes death with no fear and restores to life without difficulty. I really like the book. Sh Hamza leaves no stone unturned in the translation, trying to stay as close as possible to the original Arabic in meaning. We hold that obedience to them is part of obedience to Allah, The Glorifiedand therefore obligatory as long as they do not order to commit sins.

We pray for them right guidance and pardon from their wrongs. For there are two kinds of knowledge: Possibly the best English translation of the original Arabic text by Imam Tahawi.

There is an explicit reference in the work to the nonsensical controversy on Khalq al-Qur’an in the times of Ma’mun and some other ‘Abbasid Caliphs. He is living and never dies and is eternally active and never sleeps. Belief consists of belief in Allah. Nothing can be independent of Allah even for the blinking of an eye, and whoever considers himself independent of Allah for the blinking of an eye is guilty of unbelief and becomes one of the people of perdition.


A first-rate jurist, a brilliant grammarian and philologist, and an erudite man of letters, Imam al-Tahawi is best known for his eponymous creed. 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.

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We believe in the punishment in the grave for those who deserve it, and in the questioning in the grave by Munkar and Nakir about one’s Lord, one’s religion and one’s prophet, as has come down in ahadith from the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peaceand in reports from the Companions, may Allah be pleased with them all.

Purification of the Heart: This is our religion and it is what we believe in, both inwardly and outwardly, and we renounce any connection, before Allah, with anyone who goes against what we have said and made clear. 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 Aqeedah Attahawiya English Translation.

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 cred 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 Off, may Allah be pleased with him. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It is the Speech of Allah and no speech of any created being is comparable to it.

Shaykh Hamza currently resides in Northern California with his wife and five children.

He is independent of the Throne and what is beneath it.