AT-TAWHEED (THE CREED)

1. Course overview:

Tawheed is the foundation of the Islamic belief system, the rule, and criteria upon which all acts of worship are accepted or rejected, the set of principles that defines actions leading to the attainment of the Ridha or the wrath of the Creator. This course is designed to take the students through the importance of understanding the concept of Tawheed, types of Tawheed, things that nullify the Aqidah (creed) of a Muslim and the role of Tawheed in the daily routine of every Muslim.

2. Course objectives:

    • Provide students with basic and adequate information about the Islamic creed.
    • Provide students with guidelines on how and why the Manhaj (Al-Quran and Sunnah) of the prophet and the pious Salaf in Aqeedah is worth following,
    • Inculcate the consciousness of living by the main purpose of life and creation in students. 

3. Course outline:    

BeginnersIntermediateAdvanced
Introduction to Tawheed (Definitions and proofs)Charms and omensThe covenants that God took on Mankind
The purpose of creationFortunetelling and sorceryThe Saved Sect
Types of Tawheed MagicThe Six Pillars of Faith
The monotheism (Tawheed) of knowledge and evidenceAstrologyTah’reef, Ta 'teel and Tamtheel
The monotheism (Tawheed) of intention and demandAl-Wahyu (The Revelation)Description of the Attributes of Allah
The Article of Faith (Conditions and Violations)Seeing Almighty AllahAffirmation and negation of Allah’s Attributes
As-Shirk (Definition, types and proofs)Swearing by (something) other than AllahAffirmation of Hearing, Seeing and Intention for Allah
The Fundamentals of IslamSeeing the Prophet ( Physically and/or Spiritually)The Attributes of Love and Justice
The Fundamentals of ImanAl-wilayah (Saintship)The Attributes of Mercy, Pleasure, Wrath, and Curse
Nullifiers of ReligionSaint worshipAffirmation of Face, Eyes and Hands for Allah
Al-Kufur (Definition and types)Grave worshipAttributes of Allah regarding Grip, Planning (Makru’l-Lah) and Pardon
An-Nifaaq ( Definition and types)Sources of Tawheed from the Sunni perspectiveAttributes that Allah is exalted from
Al-walaa wal-baraaevidenceAffirmation of Transcendence and Istiwa’ for Allah