The Categories of Tawheed in Islam

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Zakir Naik

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As far as Islam is concerned, Islam does not merely believe in monotheism. Islam believes in tawheed.

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tawheed means unification it means a third thing oneness. It comes from the root word vada means to unite, to unify, it means to consolidate. Islam does not merely believe in believing in one God. It believes in tawheed and there are three categories of tawheed toi darbuka, toda la Safar and Tori's Alibaba.

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The first category of toys are obeah. It means maintaining the unity of unity of lordship. tarbiyah is derived from Arabic word Rob, meaning Lord sustainer cherisher, meaning that Allah subhana wa Taala is the creator, the cherisher, the Sustainer of everything in the universe, everything is dependent on him, and he is independent of anything and everything.

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Maintaining the unity of lordship of Allah subhanaw taala that's called as

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the second categories, Toys R Us more so forth, maintaining the unity of the names and attributes of Allah subhanho wa Taala. This is further divided into five sub categories. Number one is whatever name you give to Allah subhana wa Taala it should be the name that he himself has given him. You cannot give your own name for Allah subhanaw taala you cannot say that Allah is Allah god

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91 the Quran does say he gets angry, but that's not one of the names Allah has given himself or the messenger has given to Allah subhanaw taala number two, when you describe the attributes of Allah subhanho wa Taala you describe it according to how Allah has described himself, or the messenger has described Allah subhanaw taala you can't give your own description. And whatever the meaning is, you have to take it. You can't give your own description allegorical meanings to the description of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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The third is, you cannot give the qualities of the creation of Allah subhanaw taala to Allah Himself. You can't say that Allah forgets, knows Bella. That is the quality of his creation. You cannot say Allah makes a mistake, like some of the Scriptures say that God made a mistake, knows Bella. These are the qualities of his creation. Number four, you cannot give the attributes and qualities of Allah to any of his creation. You can't say I know a person who's immortal, who's eternal.

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These are the qualities of Allah subhanaw taala. And the fifth category is that you cannot give the name of Allah to any of his creation. If you have to give you have to add to it.

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For example, you cannot say that he's or Rahim you can say to him, the servant of the Most Merciful and you cannot add anything to Allah, anything and besides Allah you can't say

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he is the servant of Russell. This is not permitted, it breaks. The second category of toil small suffer.

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And the third categories

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are the levada maintaining the unity of worship. A mother comes from the Arabic root word

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which means to serve, meaning a slave, meaning a servant in servitude.

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We have to maintain the unity of worshiping Allah alone and know oneness. By the labarda means maintaining the unity of worshiping Allah alone and no one else, if you follow the first two categories, by todorova, saying Allah is arrabida sustainer creator, also agreeing with toil of mostofa, giving him good names and attributes, create etc. But if you worship somebody else besides Allah, then to your breaking tawheed and there are several such examples in the Quran. Allah subhanho wa Taala in the Quran. In surah Yunus chapter number 10, was number 31 refers to the pagans of Makkah, the first to the mushriks. And he says, that when you ask them, that, who is the one who

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sustains the things in the heavens and the earth? Who has the power to hear and see?

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Who has the power to give life to the dead, and that to the life

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who has power to regulate all the affairs? They will sell law?

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Then why don't you show it to him? That means Allah is referring to these pagan Arabs and Makkah,

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he's agreeing that they believe in Allah, they call him Allah, they gave him good attributes, good names.

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Boy, the Buddha was the

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most the father but they worshipped

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things other than Allah.

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And the similar example is given in sort of soccer of chap number 43 was number 87. That when you ask these mushriks that Who is the one who gave life to you? They will say Allah, then why do you join partners at him.

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So you'll realize that only following the first two categories not sufficient, following all three categories of tawheed simultaneously is important if you break any one of the categories of tawheed.

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It's called a ship.