و هو من حيث الوجود عين الموجودات
فصوص الحكم –ابن عربي رضي الله عنه
“He is the origin of all in terms of whatever exists.”
Sheyhul Akbar Imam Ibnu Arabi Rahimahullah.
Fusul Hikam, Page: 76
Believing in Allah and his attributes as the very important part of Iman to be a Muslim.
According to the Ash´ari ´aqida, the following 20 attributes, established in the Essence (Dhat) of Allah
(i.e. inherent in Him), are logically necessary (wajib).
E.g. Allah necessarily exists – He is wajib al-wujud. It is therefore imperative to believe in them, and to negate their opposites.
The essential Attributes (Wajib) : 20
Logically Impossible Attributes (Mustahil): 20
Logically Possible Attributes (Ja’iz): 01
All the creatures have been created by Allah, Himself. He created them from Himself only. So to say He revealed Himself as the creatures. He is the very nucleus and origin or real source of all of them.
So, There should be an Matter of origin or raw-material whether Allah or a man has to create a thing. It is very essential. Because, Adham- “nothingness” can not create a thing. So, the origin of the creature is the Wujoodh (Essence). Continue Reading
This Series of Article is translated from the book “Where is Allah?” which was written by As Sheikh A.Abdur Rauf Misbaahee.
There are four sects of muslims to answer the above question.
Among the above four sects the first ones are called “Wahhabis” swered ones. The Second ones are also called the swerved ones since they follow the Hulool & Ethihad theory.
The third ones are called Muwahhideens (Followers of Sunna’h wal Jama’ah doctrine) since they are in right path knowing the almighty through proper way.
The forth sects are known as wretches since they don’t want to know the name of their dad and their embryo.
As Sheikh Ibrahim Mawāhībī Ash Shādhuli said, “Allah is closer to us with His essence(Dhāt) and His attributes (Sifat)”
The Quran verse that says, “Allah is with us” is the proof for this. As it is well known that the noun ‘Allah’ is the name of his essence(Dhāt), we must believe that Allah is closer to the creations with His essence. As this reality has been proven by the principles of practices and strategies, we should believe this based on knowledge as well as experience”.