A concise explanation of four basic texts of Aqeedah

A series of lessons in which a brief synopsis, breakdown and benefits of four important texts of Aqeedah are studied. The four texts are:

  1. Al-Usool Ath-Thalaatha (The Three Fundamental Principles)
  2. Al-Qawaa’id Al-Arba’ (The Four Fundamental Principles)
  3. Al-Usool As-Sittah (The Six Fundamental Principles)
  4. Nawaaqidh Al-Islam (The Invalidators of Islam)

Whilst listening to the lessons below, the following workbook can be downloaded and printed: Download Workbook


Lesson Twenty: In this lesson you will learn: The principle of hearing, obeying and accepting the authority of the Muslim rulers, even if they have some corruption and oppression; the prohibition of rebelling against Muslim rulers.
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Lesson Nineteen: In this lesson you will learn: The importance of unity in Islam; evidences from the Qur’an and Sunnah regarding unity; Examples from the laws of the Sharee’ah which were legislated to promote unity – including aspects of the Prayer, transactions, marriage, social interactions etc…Download Lesson 19

Lesson Eighteen: In this lesson you will learn: The first principle from Al-Usool As-Sittah; the definition of Ikhlaas; The difference between Ikhlaas and Tawheed; How every Ayah of the Qur’an relates to TawheedDownload Lesson 18

Lesson Seventeen: [Beginning of the 3rd treatise] In this lesson you will learn: A synopsis of Al-Usool As-Sittah (The 6 Fundamental Principles); A brief summary and breakdown of the treatise; Download Lesson 17

Lesson Sixteen: [Ending of the 2nd treatise] In this lesson you will learn: Evidences that that the Quraysh worshipped different types of deities including righteous people and prophets; why the Shirk of today is worse than the Shirk of early times; the obligation of removing any avenue to Shirk. Download Lesson 16

Lesson Fifteen: In this lesson you will learn: The definition of Shafaa’ah and Tawassul, and the difference between them; the type of Tawassul which is legislated and the type of Tawassul which is Bid’ah and Shirk; The Quraysh only worshipped their idols as a form of intercession to Allah; Conditions for Shafaa’ah to be accepted by Allah; We affirm the Shafaa’ah of the Prophet on the Day of Resurrection Download Lesson 15

Lesson Fourteen: In this lesson you will learn: Believing Allah is the Creator and Provider is not sufficient to be a Muslim; the correct meaning of ‘Laa ilaaha illa Allah’; Abu Jahl, Abu Lahab and the Polytheists at the time of the Prophet also believed that Allah is the only Creator and Provider. Download Lesson 14

Lesson Thirteen: In this lesson you will learn: Why Allah created us; What are the conditions for your Ibaadah to be accepted by Allah; What nullifies ‘Ibaadah; The dangers of Shirk. Download Lesson 13

Lesson Twelve [Beginning of the 2nd treatise]: In this lesson you will learn: A synopsis and breakdown of the treatise Al-Qawaaid Al-Arba’; The correct belief with regards to the ‘Arsh (throne) of Allah; how Allah protects a person in the Dunya and Akhirah; the meaning and importance of Barakah in our lives; the keys to happiness Download Lesson 12

Lesson Eleven [Ending of the 1st treatise]: In this lesson you will learn: Evidences that the Prophet (sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam died); How the Prophet was washed, prayed over and buried after he died; Who the first Prophet was; The meaning of Taaghoot and their types. Download Lesson 11


Lesson Ten: In this lesson you will learn: The meaning of Hijrah; The different types of Hijrah; The reason why the Hijrah is legislated; How to differentiate between Dar al-Islam and Dar al-Kufr; When is Hijrah recommended and when is it obligatory. Download Lesson 10


Lesson Nine: In this lesson you will learn: Basic Seerah of the Prophet; The meaning of the name “Muhammad”; the lineage of the Prophet and where the Arabs came from; why the Prophet called himself the “son of the two slaughtered fathers; the story of the first revelation and how he became a Prophet; the core message of his mission. Download Lesson 9


Lesson Eight: In this lesson you will learn: 30 benefits from the famous Hadeeth of Jibreel (alayhi as-salaam) – when he appeared in front of the Prophet and his Companions in the form of a man.Download Lesson 8


Lesson Seven: In this lesson you will learn: The meaning of ‘Imaan’; What is the shyness which is from Imaan; The correct Imaan in Allah; What entails Imaan in the Angels, Books, Messengers and Final Day; Correct Imaan in the Decree of Allah; Allah has decreed all good and bad; Why evil cannot be attributed to Allah; The wisdom of Allah in allowing evil to take place; the difference between the worship of Awliyaa and the worship of ordinary MuslimsDownload Lesson 7


Lesson Six: In this lesson you will learn: The meaning of ‘Deen’; The three different levels of our religion; The meaning of the word ‘Islam’; The meaning of Laa ilaaha illa Allah and its two pillars; The meaning of ‘Muhammad Rasoolullah’; What the two testimonies of Islaam necessitate; The importance of Salaah; The five pillars of Islaam. Download Lesson 6


Lesson Five: In this lesson you will learn: An explanation of different types of Worship – Conditions to ask others for help; what is the true meaning of Tawakkul; when is a person permitted to fear others besides Allah; How do we know when an action is ‘Ibaadah (Worship)? Download Lesson 5


Lesson Four: In this lesson you will learn: The meaning of Rabb; The principle: Tawheed Ar-Ruboobiyyah necessitates Tawheed Al-Uloohiyyah; The first command and the first prohibition in the Qur’an. Download Lesson 4


Lesson Three: In this lesson you will learn: Three important obligations: Allah created us for a purpose and sent Messengers to show us how to fulfil this purpose; Allah is not pleased with any form of Shirk; from the right of Tawheed is to love and hate for the sake of Allah. Download Lesson 3

Lesson Two: [Beginning of the 1st treatise] In this lesson you will learn: A synopsis of the treatise Al-Usool Ath-Thalaatha; The different sections of this treatise; The three questions in the grave; an explanation of Basmalah; The importance of knowledge; Soorat Al-Asr; The statement of Imaam Al-Bukhaaree “knowledge precedes speech and action. Download Lesson 2

Lesson One: In this lesson you will learn: Introduction to the series: What is the meaning of Tawheed? What is the difference between Tawheed and Aqeedah? Reasons why we study Tawheed? The distinction of these four texts. A brief biography of Imaam Muhammad Ibn AbdulWahhab At-Tameemee; A Hadeeth which mentions the virtue of the tribe of Tameem. Download Lesson 1


He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2010. He currently resides in Nelson, Lancashire.

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