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Tawheed means that we don't believe Allah has body parts, but rather, the reference to his hands in the Quran is not that he literally has hands, but it's a metaphor for his mercy. We believe Allah is not constricted to time or space or body, according to the Ahlul Bayt (AS)

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3 hours ago, SunniBrother said:

Please clarify me the Twelver stance on Tawheed and the 99 attributes of Allah.

What you want get cleared. There is nothing to deny about Allah and his attributes. 

What ever exists is attributes of Allah. 

 

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51 minutes ago, islam25 said:

What you want get cleared. There is nothing to deny about Allah and his attributes. 

What ever exists is attributes of Allah. 

 

I wanna know how Twelver Tawheed is defined and the list of Allah attributes. I am doing theological research. Every sect have a different definitions.

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13 minutes ago, SunniBrother said:

I wanna know how Twelver Tawheed is defined and the list of Allah attributes. I am doing theological research. Every sect have a different definitions.

Definitely the Attributes of Allah that are mentioned in quran are same. So i don't think there is difference. 

Yes while listening the Irfani shia view of Attributes and essence of Allah that is different from as commonly understood. 

They belive in wahdatul wajood or unity of existence of Allah. 

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21 minutes ago, islam25 said:

Definitely the Attributes of Allah that are mentioned in quran are same. So i don't think there is difference. 

Yes while listening the Irfani shia view of Attributes and essence of Allah that is different from as commonly understood. 

They belive in wahdatul wajood or unity of existence of Allah. 

Please elaborate that

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9 minutes ago, SunniBrother said:

Please elaborate that

It is difficult to explain. 

Actually all the Attributes are not mere names but it is reality. To have access to these realities one has purify his soul from all sorts of sins and shrik. 

Ones ones heart becomes pure then he can realise attributes of Allah. 

And it is said what ever exists in this physical universe is all attributes of Allah. And universe this lowest manifestation of Allah's attributes. 

Islam and teaching of Prophets saww and imams is to break the veils which is on ones heart that  prevent access to Allah. 

So to know Allah and His Isme Azam and attributes of Allah one has to purify his self (remove all traces of shrik) on so that one sees the Attributes and Names of Allah. 

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6 hours ago, SunniBrother said:

Please clarify me the Twelver stance on Tawheed and the 99 attributes of Allah.

The classical 12ver theologians like Alama Hilli say that God has many attributes in conception (mafhum) or in our understanding.  But all these attributes are, in reality (in referent, misdaq), all pointing to One Being.  So they draw a distinction between the conception of a thing and it's reality (what the concept refers to).  As far as the attributes in conception are concerned, they are many.  But with respect to what these concepts refer to, it is One Reality.  

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9 minutes ago, eThErEaL said:

The classical 12ver theologians like Alama Hilli say that God has many attributes in conception (mafhum) or in our understanding.  But all these attributes are, in reality (in referent, misdaq), all pointing to One Being.  So they draw a distinction between the conception of a thing and it's reality (what the concept refers to).  As far as the attributes in conception are concerned, they are many.  But with respect to what these concepts refer to, it is One Reality.  

Howa awalo huwa Aakhiru hua zahiru hua batinu.  

Awal means essence of Allah and Aakhir is manifestation of essence. 

Huwa zahir means manifestation of Allah and huwa batin means essence. 

But it is said both Allah's essence and attributes are one . That is beyond our comprehension. 

 

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1 hour ago, islam25 said:

Howa awalo huwa Aakhiru hua zahiru hua batinu.  

Awal means essence of Allah and Aakhir is manifestation of essence. 

Huwa zahir means manifestation of Allah and huwa batin means essence. 

But it is said both Allah's essence and attributes are one . That is beyond our comprehension. 

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In fact, the Manifest and the Hidden are not different.   The Manifest is the Hidden and the Hidden is the Manifest.  The Outward is the Inward and the Inward is the Outward.   I believe this is what you were trying to hint at with your last sentence.  Although this Truth is beyond our mind (and, consequently, beyond our comprehension) it can, nevertheless, be contained within our heart to the extent it is purified.  This is why "the Heart is the Throne of the All-Merciful".  This is why "only the Heart of My believing servant encompasses Me".

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