The Fundamentals of Tawheed has ratings and 34 reviews. Sarah said: This is possibly my favourite book regarding Islam. I am a Muslim revert and when. Fundamental understanding of Tawheed (Monotheism) and different forms of Shirk. A valuable book by Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips. Author: Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Phillips | Pages: | Size: 7 MB. This book presents a detailed explanation of the classical Islamic concept of.

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Excellent book for fundamnetal beginners. Something to think about, “Thus, it is the duty of every sincere believer in God to put aside his or her cultural experiences and emotional ties to family, tribe fundamnetal nation, and acquire a working knowledge of Tawhid, the foundation of faith. A simplified presentation of the basic beliefs of Islam. It offers some explanations for their causes, such as the influence of jinns, and concludes with a strong warning against involvement with magic.

Philips addresses this issue directly by identifying the most common ways that people fall into shirk. Without tawheed, our actions and worship would be rendered null and void. I highly recommend this book for muslims and nonmuslims. Oct 25, Farhana Faruq rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 04, Untouched By Fire rated it it was amazing.

Lists with This Book. PaperbackRevised 2nd editionpages. It provides a detailed exposition of Islamic monotheism written specifically with the English-speaking reader in mind. I have read several books on the subject of Tawheed, and this by far is the best one for the For those of you who have never heard Bilal Philips speak, go to YouTube now and find a lecture!

It really felt like I spent the first year of my life as a Muslim arguing with the Muslim community.

Fundamentals of Tawheed

Thanks for telling us about the problem. No trivia or quizzes yet. Tawheed is the very foundation of Islam on which all the other pillars and principles depend. Mar 08, Jinnul Mukarram Jr.


I also love that everything was properly referenced. Included is a refutation of the Hindu and Buddhist concept of reincarnation and Karma.

Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is a regret for us. The Fundamentl Ruling on Horoscopes is that they are forbidden.

The Fundamentals of Tawheed by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

Tawheedthe belief in the Oneness of Allah, is the core of the Islamic faith. Refresh and try again.

If you want to understand Tawheed and its ramifications precisely phillipps ease, this book is for you. If one’s Tawheed is not sound, the rest of one’s Islam becomes, in effect, or series of pagan rituals. This is among the basics and must-read books for anyone who wants to gain a basic bila further explained knowledge of the Islamic Creed. This chapter discusses several diverse issues related to the question of whether or not Allah can be seen by humans.

His arguments are supported by citations from various hadith, the Quran, and other sources. The issues include whether or not Allah was seen by Moses and Muhammad sawsas well as the spiritual wisdom of not being able to see Allah.

The following outline and summary of the remaining chapters of the book point out the depth and breadth of his treatment of the subject of Tawheed. The Fundamentals of Tawheed clarifies in detail what Islam means when it says “ONE GOD” by identifying and explaining examples of the violation of the unique oneness of God within the cultures and beliefs of many cultures, the author proves Islam to be the only truly and purely mono This fundwmental is a must read for anyone wishing to properly understand the religion of Islam.

May Allah grant him jannat al firdous for all the good he has done. This chapter is very clear in its argument against grave worship, and includes an interesting reference to the Chinese practice of ancestor worship. Philliips subjects discussed include Charms, such as the Rabbit’s foot, horseshoes, and the improper use of the QuranRuling on Charms, Charms are shirkOmens belief in omens, or tiyarah, was practiced in pre-Islamic Funsamental, but is shirk in IslamFa’l, the Good Omen, which has very limited or strict acceptance only if used as an “optimistic term”and The Islamic Ruling on Omens, belief in omens has been rejected by the Sunnah of the Prophet saw.


All the various methods of fortunetelling used around tawhed world are forbidden, including palm-reading, I-Ching, fortune cookies, tea leaves, Zodiacal signs and Bio-rhythm computer programs. I would recommend this book to anyone who is trying to find out about the REAL teachings of Islamic monotheism.

Open Preview See a Problem? Despite its apparently simple style, it is based upon deep and thorough scholarship.

This is the first book written in English not translated on the essence of Islam, according to classical understanding. Want to Read saving….

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Jun 25, Osman Iqbal Fahad rated it it was amazing. Unfortunately I live in an extremely cultural area where the women aren’t even allowed to go to the mosque. This is a particularly important chapter because of the widespread belief and influence of astrology in Western society, and apparently among phillipw contemporary Muslims.

I can’t stress that enough. Jul 16, Mohamed rated it it was amazing. I tend to get frustrated with dense non-fiction readings, and for that reason, I love the simple, modern language used in This was amazing.