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What are the foundations of Islamic Creed?

The foundations of Islamic Creed are six things: To firmly believe in Allah (The Exalted), His Angels, His Books, His Messengers, The Last Day and Destiny [1].  (1) عُمَرُ بْنُ الْخَطَّابِ قَالَ: بَيْنَمَا نَحْنُ عِنْدَ رَسُولِ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ ذَاتَ يَوْمٍ، إِذْ طَلَعَ عَلَيْنَا رَجُلٌ شَدِيدُ بَيَاضِ الثِّيَابِ، …

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What does Islamic Creed mean?

Islamic Creed entails those matters which Muslims believe in i.e. they affirm its correctness.      ما معنى الإسلام؟ What does Islam mean? الإسلام هو الإقرار باللسان، و التصديق بالقلب بأن جميع ما جاء به نبينا محمد صلى الله عليه و سلم حق و صدق. Islam is to testify with …

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What is the meaning of Aqidah?

The word عقيدة (Islamic Creed) is derived from the root word عقد which means ‘to tie’, ‘to fasten’. However in the context of ‘Islamic creed’, it refers to those matters which are believed in with certainty and conviction.  Abu Hafs Siraj al-Din al-Ghaznawi (773 AH) writes in his commentary on …

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