Imaam al-Sa'dee: What is the Definition of Tawheed and What Are Its Types?|
Saturday, October 06 2012 - by Abu.Iyaad
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What is the definition of Tawheed and what are its types?
The comprehensive definition of Tawheed comprising all of its types is: (a) The knowledge and belief of the servant, his acknowledgement and his faith in His Lord being singled out with every attribute of perfection, and his uniqueness in that (b) and the belief that there is no partner (shareek) or like (matheel) for Him in His perfection and (c) [the belief] that He holds (the right) of Uloohiyyah (devotion, worship) and Uboodiyyah (worship, servitude) over all of His creation. Thereafter, to single Him out with the types of worship.
Source: Su'aal wa Jawaab Fee Ahimml-Muhimmaat in al-Majmoo'ah al-Kaamilah of Shaykh al-Sa'dee (3/61).