﷽وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه وسلم, ما بعد Here are some pictures I took from a recently published commentary on Hanbali aqida (book cover as well, if interested). These pages, 10-12, show the Hanbali position on tafwidh and where they (supposedly) disagree with the Ash'aris. This is easily refuted though because they … Continue reading Hanbali vs ‘Ashari Tafwidh – Selections from Hashiyah al-Muwaffaq ala Lum’ah al-Muwaffaq
﷽ وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه وسلم There is an important point in Aqida al-Tahawiyah: وَنَرَى الصَّلَاةَ خَلْفَ كُلِّ بَرٍّ وَفَاجِرٍ مِنْ أَهْلِ الْقِبْلَةِ وَعَلَى مَنْ مَاتَ مِنْهُمْ "We consider congregational prayer behind any of the people of qiblah, both the virtuous and the sinful, to be valid. We also pray over … Continue reading Pray Behind the Virtuous and Sinful
Imam al-Safarini (1114-1188 AH) stated: Source: https://app.turath.io/book/8353 page 73Al-Safarini, Lawami‘ al-Anwar al-Bahiyyah page 73 أَهْلُ السُّنَّةِ وَالْجَمَاعَةِ ثَلَاثُ فِرَقٍ الْأَثَرِيَّةُ وَإِمَامُهُمْ أَحْمَدُ بْنُ حَنْبَلٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ وَالْأَشْعَرِيَّةُ وَإِمَامُهُمْ أَبُو الْحَسَنِ الْأَشْعَرِيُّ رَحِمَهُ اللَّهُ وَالْمَاتُرِيدِيَّةُ وَإِمَامُهُمْ أَبُو مَنْصُورٍ الْمَاتُرِيدِيُّ. Translation: "Ahl al-sunnah wa’l-jama‘ah is three groups: Atharis, whose leader is Ahmad b. Hanbal, may Allah … Continue reading Imam Safarini al-Hanbali on Who Are the Ahlul Sunnah Wal Jama’at
The following is the answer to a question I posed to Sheikh Walead Mosaad Q: What kind of yaqeen am I supposed to have when making du'a generally?And particularly for seeking shifa? A: Yaqeen that Allah hears your dua and will answer it - but in a manner of His choosing and at a time … Continue reading Yaqeen (Certainty) in Du’a
That which has no existence in/by its essence ** its existence, were it not for Him, would be the epitome of impossibility.مَن لا وُجُوْدَ لِذَاتِه مِن ذاتِه ** فوجودُه لولاهُ عَينُ مُحَال - Sheikh Abu Madyan al-Ghawth Read more here (Arabic)
Knowledge of the heart will be first to be taken away. And look at what we've seen in the past two centuries!
There are & were awliya' who are Hanafi,Maliki,Shafi'i,& Hanbali in fiqh. There are & were awliya' who are Ash'ari, Maturidi, & traditional Athari in aqida. If all of these great men and women reached the highest stations with Allah ﷻ through these various paths, why cling and promote one of them so strongly above the … Continue reading Fiqh and Aqida Differences
The shuyukh bring the mutun to life. Don't beat a dead horse.
20 narrations on the finality of prophethood. It is mutawatir, and therefore a part of our aqida.
Imam Al-Tufi Al-Hanbali [d.716 AH]- may Allah have mercy on him - said in: “Sharh Mukhtasar Al-Rawda” (3/686): “Giving preference [tarjeeh] to a school of thought [madh-hab] - in its entirety over another madh-hab - has occurred by consensus [ijmaa’]...