﷽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
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’]...
Adopting a madh-hab was practised since the time of the Sahabah and the knowledge of all the Sahabah pours into the 4 schools of thought that are preserved until today.
What was the aqida of ibn Kathir? Was it the same as ibn Taymiyyah? Ibn Kathir was of the Shafi'i madhhab and a hadith master (who memorized over 100,000 ahadith). Whatever length of time Ibn Kathir studied with Ibn Taymiya, he was in his twenties when the latter died, and his long and fruitful career … Continue reading Aqida of Ibn Kathir
On the Day of Judgement, nothing will weigh heavier than the testimony of faith: ash-hadu an la ilaha illa Allah wa ash-hadu anna Muhammadan rasulullah. Even 99 scrolls of bad deeds will be outweighed by it. Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Amr bin Al-'As: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "Indeed Allah will distinguish a man from … Continue reading Shahada, Deeds, and Paradise
"Ibn Taymiyyah said in volume 10 of his majmu' page 516-17, speaking of the adherence of the sufiyya to the kitab and sunnah:'As for those who are upright (mustaqimun) from the salikeen (spiritual wayfarers), such as the majority of the mashayikh as-salaf, such as al-Fudayl ibn Iyad, Ibrahim bin Adham, Abu Sulayman ad-Darani, Maruf al-Karkhi, … Continue reading Ibn Taymiyyah on Tasawwuf