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Commentary of Aqeedah Tahawiyyah

Commentary of Aqeedah Tahawiyyah


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English Translation of Aqeedah al-Tahawi with Commentary by Shaykh (Maulana) Qari Muhammad Tayyab (RA).
English Translation of Aqeedah al-Tahawi with Commentary by Shaykh (Maulana) Qari Muhammad Tayyab (RA).

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them (My Companions) he loves them because of his love

for me, and whoever despises them, does so because of his

Aqeedatul Tahawi

- 194 –

despising me.” Thus whoever loves Nabi ρ it is necessary

and imperative that they love his Sahaabah as well. It is

impossible that they not love them.

but we do not go to excess 3

in our love for any one

individual among them.”

3). This is so because to have excesses (either way) is

from transgressing the bounds. This is prohibited in

Islaam, with regard to every aspect. Included in this

prohibition is the love for the Sahaabah. As Allaah Ta`ala

says: “Do not exceed the bounds in your Deen, and do not

say regarding Allaah except the Haqq.” The Rawafidh

exceed the bounds in their love for the Household of Nabi

ρ and the Khawaarij exceed the bounds in their enmity

towards them. The Ahle Sunnah Wal Jamaa`ah tread the

middle path and exercise moderation in their love for the

Sahaabah, in that we love all the Sahaabah, without

excluding and isolating any one of them. We do not exceed

the bounds in our love for them and we say not except the


We do not exaggerate in praising them and claim that they

are sinless, like the Ambiyaa, neither do we say that that

were men just like ourselves who mix evil deeds with good

ones. Hadhrat Ali τ has indicated towards a path which is

in between these two, he said: “Two (types of) men will be

destroyed because of me, one (who) loves me excessively

and praises me with that which is not within me, and (the

other) who hates me, where he hurls falsities upon me.”



“Nor do we disown 1

any one of them.”

Aqeedatul Tahawi

- 195 –

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