Display all pictures. By buying this product you can collect up to 20 loyalty points. Reference: AA Condition: New product. This short treatise on 'Aqida Islamic theology written by Imam al-Tahawi though small in size, is a basic text for all times, listing what a Muslim must know and believe.

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Arabic Text with English Translation and Commentary. Imam Tahawi's al-Aqida, representative of the viewpoint of Ahl-al-Sunnah Wal-Jama'ah, has long been the most widely acclaimed, and indeed indispensable, reference work on Muslim beliefs. Being a text on Islamic doctrines, this work draws heavily on arguments set forth in the Holy Qur'an and Sunnah. Likewise, the arguments advanced in refuting the views of sects that have deviated from the Sunnah are also taken from the Holy Qur'an and Sunnah.

It contains references to views of the Shi'ah, Khawarij and such mystics that had departed from the right path. 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. While the permanent relevance of the statements of belief in al-Aqida is obvious, the historical weight of these statements can only be properly appreciated if the work is used as a study text under the guidance of some learned person able to highlight its arguments fully.

Such a study will help one understand Islamic doctrines better and avoid deviations. This short treatise on 'Aqida Islamic theology written by Imam al-Tahawi though small in size, is a basic text for all times, listing what a Muslim must know and believe. The importance of this text lies in the fact that it corroborates the views of Imam Abu Hanifa the founder of the Hanafi school of jurisprudence, that have come down to us from different sources.

Imam al-Tahawi summarizes the views of the great Imam and shows that they were in conformity with the traditional views of the orthodox school. The doctrines enumerated in this work are entirely derived from the undisputed primary sources of religion, the Qur'an and the confirmed Hadith.

This text, representative of the viewpoint of Ahl al-Sunna wa'l Jama'a, has long been the most widely acclaimed, and indeed indispensable, reference work on Muslim beliefs. This edition includes brief and simple commentary by Mawlana Fahim Hoosen. The focus in his commentary is explaining the correct belief of a Muslim while avoiding technical discussions and intricacies of debate around theological issues.

About Imam Tahawi. He lived A. This period was the zenith of Hadith and fiqh studies, and Imam Tahawi studied with all the living authorities of the day. He began as a student of his maternal uncle, Isma'il bin Yahya Muzni, a leading disciple of Imam Shafi'i. Indeed, he had seen his uncle and teacher turning to the works of Hanafi scholars to resolve thorny issues of Fiqh, drawing heavily on the writings of Imam Muhammad Ibn al-Hasan al-Shaybani and Imam Abu Yusuf, who had codified Hanafi fiqh.

This led Imam Tahawi to devote his whole attention to studying the Hanafi works and he eventually joined the Hanafi school. Imam Tahawi stands out not only as a prominent follower of the Hanafi school but, in view of his vast erudition and remarkable powers of assimilation, as one of its leading scholars. His monumental scholarly works, such as Sharh Ma'ani al-Athar and Mushkil al-Athar, are encyclopedic in scope and have long been regarded as indispensable for training students of fiqh.

He completed the memorization of the Quran in , and thereafter graduated from Madrasa Taleemuddeen, Isipingo Beach in He has previously authored and published Anis al-Musafir - An explanation of the Islamic law of travel in accordance with the Hanafi School of Islamic law.

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Al-Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah in English and Arabic

Click here to read and download the text in printable PDF format. In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful, whose help we seek. All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the worlds. We say about the oneness of Allah, believing in the guidance of Allah, that Allah is one without any partner. He has existed with His timeless attributes before His creation, which added nothing to His essence that was not already among His attributes. As His attributes were before creation, so will they continue forever. He has the quality of Lordship without requiring anything to Lord over, and the quality of being the Creator without requiring anything to create.


Al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya (With English Commentary)

There are a number of Muslim commentaries of the Tahawiyyah including ones by Isma'il ibn Ibrahim al-Shaybani d. It comprises key points that list the essential matters in the creed of the Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'ah [ citation needed ]. The texts raises many points of creed that are essential matters and defines the belief of the Sunni Muslim, covering the topics;. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See also: Iman concept. Texts and sciences.

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