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: He was always the Lord even when there was nothing to be Lord of, and always the Creator even when there was no creation.

We do not make any distinction between any of the messengers, we accept as true what all of them brought. He does whatever He wills and He is never unjust. 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: His books also include Mushkil al-Athaar and others.

Al-Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. And the whole of what is proven from the Prophet, upon him be peace, regarding the Shari’ah and the explanation tahawyiyah the Qur’an and of Islam is true.

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 beings, and forbidden them to enquire about it, saying in His Book, ‘He is not asked about what He does but they are asked’.

Views Read Edit View history. We do tahawiyyha say that any of them will categorically go to either the Garden or the Fire, and we do not accuse any of them of kutr disbeliefshirk associating partners with Allahor nifaq hypocrisyas tahawijyah as they have not openly demonstrated any of those things. He is exalted in His purity above any evil or perdition and He is perfect far beyond any fault or flaw. We love the people of justice and trustworthiness, and hate the people of injustice and treachery.


He was al–aqeedah by more than one of the scholars: They are tahswiyyah that it is, in truth, the word of Allah. This is the explanation of the phrase: Delving into it and reflecting too much about it only leads to destruction and loss, and results in rebelliousness.

It is this type of capability which is the object of the dictates of Shariah. There are many audio commentaries on this book, such as the commentary by Shaykh Saalih Aal al-Shaykh, and the commentary by Shaykh Yoosuf al-Ghufays, and others.

If He wants, He will forgive them and pardon them out of His generosity, as is mentionied in the Qur’an when He says: So, this commentary is heavily influenced by Imam Ibn Taymiyyah’s writings.

Allah warns him and censures him and threatens him with Fire when He says, Exalted is He: We believe in all these things. Tzhawiyyah based his commentary on the books of Ahl al-Sunnah, especially the books of Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah may Allaah have mercy on him and his student Ibn al-Qayyim may Allaah have mercy on him.

Nor do we say that the wrong action of a man who has belief does not have a harmful effect on him. The original book has many different versions of commentary.

Ibn Abi’l ‘Izz al-Hanafi – al ‘Aqeedah at-Tahawiyyah

It was not only after the act of creation that He could be described as ‘the Creator’ nor was it only by the act of origination that He could he described as ‘the Originator’. It is comprehensive and brief. Al-aqeevah of the Urnmah of Tahawiyyag, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, who 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.


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 peace, whose tahawiyysh is truth, bore witness that they would he. The same applies to all actions done by people, which are done exactly as Allah knew they would be done.

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. Ibn Al-aqqeedah al-‘Izz 10th century.

Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah – Wikisource, the free online library

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

By the consensus of Muslims, Imam at-Tahawi’s book on aqeedah represents the true aqeedah creed of Ahl as Sunnah wal Jama’ah. We agree that holding together is the true and right path and that separation is deviation and torment. All those who grasp this will take heed and refrain from saying things such as the unbelievers say, and they will know that He, in His attributes, is not like human beings.

Everything happens according to Allah’s will, knowledge, predestination and decree.