Dimensions of Divine Philosophy Education

Using Numerological Symbolism in Tawhid





number one;, divine philosophy education, tawhid, islamic studies


This research is about the rationality of the "number" of tawhid in Islamic studies; This study has developed in the Eastern and Western Islamic worlds carried out by Muslim scholars. The discussion “number” of tawhid is widely found in classical Islamic literature, such as in the science of kalam, Islamic philosophy and tasawwuf; this indicates that the number of tawhid is significant. This study aims to answer how the numbers in the tradition of Islamic studies; The methodology used is a qualitative method with the type of library research because the data obtained are in the form of documents sourced from a book. The findings of this study indicate that the number one in tawhid implies perfection, so the science of tawhid discusses the model of the Perfect God; the number of tawhid includes its discussion in the three fields of Islamic scholarship fiqh, tawhid and tasawwuf. Issues regarding the tawhid argument understand the “number” of tawhid, which is a relative human construction. In Islam, numerology is not only discussed in philosophical themes, especially in the science of ushuluddin (Islamic theology) and Sufism (Islamic mysticism) as the central theme. The use of number symbolism in the three fields of Islamic scholarship is used as the basis for strengthening Imad ad-din (the pillar of religion), namely the number One (Wahid) as the "number of tawhid".

Author Biography

Abrar, State Islamic University of North Sumatera

Religion dan Islamic Philosophy Lecturer of UIN Sumatera Utara