Islamic concepts

ʿAqīdah عقفدة — Islamic beliefs, belief system, theology, doctrine

عَقِيدَة
noun
ALA-LC ʿaqīdah
IPA ʕæˈqiidæh

The word ʿAqīdah comes from the root ʿ-Q-D, meaning to tie a knot, to fasten, to bind.

In the Qurʾān, the primary term used is Īmān, which today has a more specific meaning.

Six pillars of

  1. Tawḥīd: belief in the oneness of Allāh

Usul al-Dīn