Category Archives: Adl

Doctrine of Religious Ordinances

We believe that Allah has sent His ordinances in the interest of His servants; that whatever is greatly to our advantage He has made incumbent upon us (wajib); that whatever is to our disadvantage He has forbidden to us (haram): … Continue reading

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Doctrine of Bada’

The meaning of Bada’ for a man is this: the appearance (bada’ literally means ‘appearance) of an idea about some action, which the man did not have previously, in such a way that it changes its intention to do that … Continue reading

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Doctrine of al-qada’ (predetermination) and al-qadar (Divine Decree)

The sect of the Mujabbirah maintained that Allah was entirely responsible for the actions of His creatures; that He forced them to do evil and then punished them for it, and forced them to do good and then rewarded them … Continue reading

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Doctrine of the Commands of Allah

We believe that Allah does not command His servants without there being evidence for the command, nor does He require them to do that which they cannot endure or which they do not understand, because it would be an injustice … Continue reading

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ROOTS OF RELIGION (USUL-AD-DIN) – ADL

Doctrine of the justice of Allah We believe that one of Allah’s positive attributes is that He is just beyond all injustice (adil ghayr zalim). He does not treat His creatures without justice, nor does He rule them unfairly or … Continue reading

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