|A Summary of Hamawiyyah|
Creed of Hamawiyyah - Chapter 16 : Affirming Two Eyes (Aynain) for Allaah|
|Author: Shaikh ul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah|
|Source: Aqidat ul-Hamawiyyah|
|Article ID : AQD070016  |
16.1 ALLAAH HAS TWO EYES THAT BEFIT
- Ahl-us- Sunnah has agreed upon this - He Sees by them - them being real, not resembling the eyes of the creation.
- They are Attributes that pertain to His Self.
16.1.1 QUR'AAN (54):14
Muslim Vol. 4, H7006: ""AND your Lord is not one-eyed"; and hadeeth quoted in 14.2.3
16.2 IT DOES NOT MEAN "KNOWLEDGE" OR
"THE ABILITY TO SEE"
i.e. al 'Ilm or ar-Ru'yah, for several reasons.
16.2.1 IT DIFFERS FROM WHAT IS APPARENT FROM THE
- And there's no proof for these figurative meanings.
16.2.2 THE EYES ARE DESCRIBED SUCH THAT THEY CAN ONLY
- Refer to hadeeth quoted in 16.1.2