The Golden Pendant: Summarized Creed of Ibn Hamdan is a great introduction to the creed of the Hanbali school.

 

The author presents the most fundamental topics of Islamic doctrine.

 

The videos below provide a similarly succinct explanation to facilitate better understanding and application.

Qala'id al-Iqyan - Awareness of the Divine

Qala'id al-Iqyan - Awareness of the Divine

Qala'id al-Iqyan - Awareness of the Divine
Brief Biography of Imam Muhammad b. Badr al-Din al-Balbani (1083H)

Brief Biography of Imam Muhammad b. Badr al-Din al-Balbani (1083H)

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Brief Biography of Imam Ahmad b. Hamdan al-Harrani (695H)

Brief Biography of Imam Ahmad b. Hamdan al-Harrani (695H)

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Qala'id al-Iqyan 01 - Author's Introduction

Qala'id al-Iqyan 01 - Author's Introduction

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Module 1 - Awareness of the Divine

In this module, you will learn the following:

  • About the Author

  • Names and Attributes of Allah​

  • The Nature of the Qur'an

  • Affirming a place for Allah

  • Anthropomorphism

  • Seeing Allah in the life and the next

Qala'id al-Iqyan - Regarding Actions

Qala'id al-Iqyan - Regarding Actions

Qala'id al-Iqyan - Regarding Actions
Qala'id al Iqyan 09 - Allah the Creator of Everything

Qala'id al Iqyan 09 - Allah the Creator of Everything

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Qala'id al-'Iqyan 10 - Creation of the Servants Actions

Qala'id al-'Iqyan 10 - Creation of the Servants Actions

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Qala'id al-Iqyan 11 - Between Punishment and Pardon of Creation

Qala'id al-Iqyan 11 - Between Punishment and Pardon of Creation

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Module 2 - Regarding Actions

In this module, you will learn the following:

  • The Servant's Actions

  • Between Punishement and Pardon

  • How Good and Evil are Determined

  • The Realities of Provision and Guidance

Qala'id al-Iqyan - Divine Rulings on Islamic Doctrine

Qala'id al-Iqyan - Divine Rulings on Islamic Doctrine

Qala'id al-Iqyan - Divine Rulings on Islamic Doctrine
Qala'id al-Iqyan 16 - The Obligation of Worship

Qala'id al-Iqyan 16 - The Obligation of Worship

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Qala'id al-Iqyan 17 - Virtuous Reward and Just Punishment

Qala'id al-Iqyan 17 - Virtuous Reward and Just Punishment

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Qala'id al-Iqyan 18 - Nature of Sins and Faith

Qala'id al-Iqyan 18 - Nature of Sins and Faith

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Module 3 - Regarding Rulings

In this module, you will learn the following:

  • Nature of Reward and Punishment

  • Commands and Prohibitions

  • Islam and Disbelief

  • Major and Minor Sin

  • Repentance

  • Divine Decree

  • and more...