Seeking Allah Through the Means of Tawassul

Seeking Allah -
Through the Means of Tawassul & Istigatha
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*[-A5 ] Compact Paperback - 80 pages,
by Habib Kazim al-Saqqaf,
Translated by Imran Rahim,
Edited & Abridged by Abu Zahra,
Published by Islamic Village.


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'Seeking Allah Through the Means of Tawassul & Istigatha' is the English translation of Al-Tawassal w'al-Istigatha by Habib Kazim al-Saqqaf.

This treatise explains the concept of Istighatha, examines its proofs in detail and resolves areas of confusion.

    *** The first section deals with misconceptions realting to the concept of Istighatha,
    *** The second section mentions the [textual] proofs of the Ahl al-Sunna wa'l Jama'a for Istighatha,
    *** The third section mentions some rational proofs for the position of the Ahl al-Sunna wa'l Jama'a.

Habib Kazim bin Ja'far bin Muhammad al-Saqqaf was born in Tarim, in Yemen's Hadramawt Valley and traces his lineage back to the Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace. He memorised the Qur'an and studied under many of ther great scholars of Tarim and beyond.

As a highly respected scholar, he is considered an expert in many areas of the sacred sciences including Fiqh, Sirah, 'Aqidah, Usul and in particular, Hadith and its related sciences. He previously served as the director of the Ribat of Al-Shihr and then the director of the Ribat of Al-Mukalla' and sits on the council for Legal Verdicts at Dar al-Mustafa in Tarim.

Table of Contents :

---Foreword to Translation,


---What is Istighatha?
---What is Tawassul?

Part [1]. Misconceptions,
---Misapplying Qur'anic Verses,
---A Discussion of how the Dead can Benefit the Living,
---An Erroneous Understanding of Divine Unity,
---The Meaning of Supplication and Worship,

Part [2]. The Proofs of Ahl al-Sunna w'a Jama'a for the Permissibilty of Istighatha,
---The First Proof,
---The Second Proof,
---The Third Proof,
---The Fourth Proof,
---The Fifth Proof,

Part [3]. Rational Proofs for the Position of Ahl al-Sunna w'a Jama'a,
---The First Proof,
---The Second Proof,
---The Third Proof,


------Insights into Tawassul & Istighatha : by Habib Umar bin Hafiz,
------Beautifying our Approach to Allah,
------The Greatest Intercessor.

More Islamic Creed.
More Islamic Theology | Kalam.

Also see Islamic Doctrine.
Also see more from the Ba 'Alawiya scholars.


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