Imam At-Tahawi’s famous work in which he lists out over principles of the Muslim faith. Imam at-Tahawi’s al-‘Aqidah, representative of the viewpoint of Ahl. The texts raises many points of creed that are essential matters and defines the belief of the Sunni Muslim. 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 agree with wiping over leather socks in wudu whether on a journey or otherwise, just as has come in the consistent and confirmed ahadith. 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.

Allah knew, before the existence of time, the exact al-tajawi of those who would enter the Garden and the exact number of those who would enter the Fire. The Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peacewas taken by night and ascended in his bodily form, while awake, through the heavens, to whatever heights Allah willed for him.

This number will neither be increased nor decreased. It is this type of capability which is the object of the dictates of Shari’ah. We believe in the Angel of Death who is charged with taking the spirits of all al-tahawii worlds.

Anyone who desires to know things which it is beyond his capacity to know, and whose intellect is not content with surrender, will find that his desire veils him from a pure understanding of Allah’s true unity, clear knowledge and correct belief. We bear witness that the ten who were named by the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, and who were promised the Garden by him, will be in the Garden, as the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peacewhose word is truth, bore witness that they would he.

Anyone oof speaks well of the Companions of the Messenger of Allah, may Allah tge him and grant him peaceand his wives and offspring, who are all pure and untainted by any impurity, is free from the accusation of hypocrisy.

They are certain al-tahawk it is, in truth, the word of Allah. We agree with doing the prayer behind any of the people of the qiblah whether right-acting ao-tahawi wrong-acting, and doing the funeral prayer over any of them when they die. The Qur’an is the word of Allah. Likewise, the arguments advanced in refuting the views of sects that have deviated from the Sunnahare also taken from la-tahawi Holy Qur’an and Sunnah.

Allah says, “Surely religion in the sight of Allah is Islam. This is the explanation of the phrase, “There is no power and no strength except by Allah”. He allotted to creex fixed life spans. The Garden and the Fire are created things that never come to an end and we believe that Allah created them before the rest of creation and then created people to inhabit each of them. As regards the sects mentioned te this work, a study of Islamic history up to the time of Imam at-Tahawi would be quite helpful.


All the believers are ‘friends’ of Allah and the noblest of them in the sight of Allah are those who are the most obedient and who most closely follow the Qur’an. He is beyond having limits placed on Him, or being restricted, or having parts or limbs. We do not recognise rebellion against our Imam or those in charge of our affairs even if they are rceed, nor do we wish evil on them, nor do we withdraw from following them.

And the whole of what is proven from the Prophet, thee him be peaceregarding the Shari’ah and the explanation of the Qur’an and of Islam is true. There is only one religion of Allah in the heavens and the earth and that is the religion of Islam. Every claim to prophethood after Him is falsehood and deceit.

Creed of Imam at-Tahawi, The –

A man’s Islam is not secure unless it is based on submission and surrender. Allah is angered and can be pleased but not in the same way as any creature. The seeing of Allah by the people of the Garden is true, without their vision being all-encompassing and without the alt-ahawi of their vision being known.

Allah responds to people’s supplications and gives them what they ask for.

He gives guidance to whoever He wills, and protects them, and keeps them safe from harm, out of His generosity; and He leads astray whoever He wills, and abases them, and afflicts imamm, out of His justice. Love of them is a part of Islam, part of belief and part of excellent behaviour, while hatred of them is unbelief, hypocrisy and rebelliousness.

These are the Rightly-Guided Caliphs and upright leaders. May Allah grant us a true undersanding of faith and include us with those to whom Allah refers as ‘those who believe, fear Allah and do good deeds’ ; and ‘he who fears Allah, endures affliction, then Allah will not waste the reward of well-doers. He appointed destinies for those He created. This is a fundamental aspect of belief and a necessary element of all knowledge and recognition of Allah’s Oneness and Lordship.

Al-Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah

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. Ash-Shifa’ahthe intercession, which is stored up for Muslimsis true, as related in the consistent and confirmed ahadith.

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He is living and never dies and is eternally active and never sleeps. This period was the zenith of hadith and fiqh studies, and Imam at-Tahawi studied with all the living authorities of the day. We believe in Kiraman Katibin the noble angels who write down our actions for Allah has appointed them over us as two guardians. Those who are fortunate are fortunate by the decree of Allah, and those who are wretched are immam by the decree of Allah.

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Hajj and Jihad under the leadership of those in charge of the Muslims, whether they are right or ghe, are continuing obligations until the Last Hour comes.

Those of the Urnmah of Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peacewho have committed grave sins will be al-tqhawi the Fire, but not forever, a-tahawi they die and meet Allah as believers affirming His unity even if they have not repented.

The believers accept it, as absolute truth. We say about Allah’s unity believing by Allah’s help – that Allah is One, without any partners. References to sects such as Mu’tazilahJahmiyyahQadriyahand Jabriyah are found in the work. Everything happens according to Allah’s will, cree, predestination and decree. We add to this that there is no stratagem or way by which anyone can avoid or escape disobedience to Allah except with Allah’s help; nor does anyone have the strength to put obedience to Allah into practice and remain firm in it, except if Allah makes it possible for them to do so.

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.

Al-Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah – Wikipedia

We ask Allah to make us firm in our belief and seal our lives with it and to protect us from variant ideas, scattering opinions and evil schools of view such as those of the Mushabbihahthe Mu’tazilahthe Jahmiyyahthe Jabriyahthe Qadriyah and others like them who go against the Sunnah and Jama’ah and have allied themselves with error. He is different from any created being.

We leave their secrets to Allah. The capability in terms of Tawfiq Divine Grace and Favour which makes an action certain to occur cannot be ascribed to a created being. Contact Us What’s New? He ordered them to obey Him and forbade them to disobey Him. This is the din of Muslims.

We do not agree with killing any of the Ummah of Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peaceunless it is obligatory by Shari’ah to do so.