By : Nor Shakirah Azizan and Che Zarrina Sa`ari
The article discusses the concept of isqat al-Tadbir which is based on the idea of well-known Malay archipelago’s scholar, `Uthman Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani. This descriptive qualitative analysis study aims at investigating the thought of `Uthman Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani concerning the concept of isqat al-Tadbir through his translated Jawi work Tanwir al-Qulub Fi Isqat Tadbir al-`Uyub from the original work in Arabic by `Ibn `Ata’ Allah al-Sakandari, al-Tanwir Fi Isqat al-Tadbir. This study is important for providing the discourse on the concept of isqat al-Tadbir. To achieve these objectives, this study used the library research as the main method of data collection. The study found that the concept of isqat al-Tadbir put forward by `Uthman Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani has no different with the thought of the original author of this work, and it is found that their thought on this concept is based on Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama`ah’s view.