Tag Archives: aqidah

The Creed

This is the Creed [‘aqīdah] of the Lordly Cardinal Pole, Muhyiddīn ‘Abdu-l Qādir al-Jīlanī (may Allah sanctify his innermost being), as espoused beautifully in his sublime work, “Revelations of the Unseen” [futuḥ al-ghaib]: In the name of Allah, the Universally Merciful, the Singularly Compassionate Praise be to Allah, the One who modeled the mode [kayyafa […]

Belief in Allah

The first article of faith is belief in Allah. He is ONE and ONLY. He has absolutely no associate in: His Essence [zat] His Attributes [sifat] His Names [Asma’] His Acts [Af’al] He was not begotten neither does He beget. He does not have parents or children or relatives. He does not need food or drink or […]