Aqeedah meaning What is Emaan Faith Aqeedah




  2. Importance of Aqeedah in Islam
  3. Some Other Terms

The Linguistic Meaning of Aqeedah: Literally, the word `aqidah is derived from the triconsonantal root"`A-Q-D", which means to tie or knot. al-Aqad, which is to 'tie something (firmly). 

Importance of Aqeedah in Islam: 
Correct Aqeeda is the most important thing in islam. It is the core and base of all action. It is the belief (Yaqeen) that gives the capability of good deeds. l It is what a person takes as a religion . It is said, if someone is having a good Aqeedah' meaning, have right beliefs. Aqeedah is an action of the heart, which is to believe and affirm something in the heart. It is also called as Iman or articles of Iman or Article of faith. and it has been called as article of faith.
Some Other Terms
Emaan/Imaan  (Faith) is Synonymous to Aqeedah
 Yaqeen      (Faith) is also sometimes used as synonymous.

 (Note: please dont go after terminology .Without any question on word aqeedah which is right term but it is also a fact that this has not been used in quran and hadith, Actually Emaan is the term that has been used in the Hadith of Jibraeel that articulate the Islamic faith.......
In the hadith of Gabriel, the Prophet explained the pillars of this faith in which every human must believe, when he was asked, "What is eemaan?", he said, "To believe in Allaah and His angels and His books and His messengers and the Last Day and predestination of good and evil."
(Sahih Bukhari)

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