Author: Translation & Commentary By Siddiq Adam Mitha
Publisher: Sunni Publications (2019)
Pages: 189 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
The Creed of Imam al-Dardir, also known as the Tawhidiyya, was written with the purpose of reviving the core of the Islamic creed in the minds of common Muslims. Its succinct text, easily memorized, captures the essential points of creed that every Muslim is obligated to believe in.
Shaykh Siddiq Adam Mitha commendably set out in commentating upon this Creed in a simple and refined manner, a level appropriate for beginners in this field.
In his commentary, Shaykh Adam Mitha draws extensively on the texts of traditional scholars of the past and present. Most important from amongst them is Shaykh Mustafa al-ʿAqabawi’s commentary upon the Tawhidyya and other treatises by Imam al-Dardir himself, such as his Kharida al-Bahiyya and his commentary on its text.
Other classical works the author cites are from the pens of Imams al-Bayhaqi, al-Ghazali, al-Nasafi, al-Razi, al-Baydawi, Subki, al-Taftazani, al-Sanusi, Ibn Kamal Pasha, al-Qari, al-Bayadi, al-Laqqani, al-Zabidi, al-Sawi and al-Bajuri, as well as the modern scholarship of Shaykhs Zahid al-Kawthari, Muhammad al-Hashimi, Hasan Habnakah, Sa'id Ramadan al-Buti, Nur al-Din ʿItr, Nuh al-Qudat and Saʿid Foudah.
Other Names This Treatise is known by include:
1) al- Aqida al- Tawhidiyya (The Creed of oneness)
2) al- Agida Ahl al-Tawhid (The Creed of the People of Oneness)
3) al- Aqida al-Sughră (The Concise Creed)