Seeing Allaah in this world overtly

Question: Is it possible to see Allaah in this world overtly?

Answer: This issue is one of the issues that are based upon Tawqeef (bound by a religious text and not amenable to personal opinion). No one is allowed to allege it without an authentic proof that can be cited as evidence.… read more here.

The Messenger seeing Allaah in the Night Journey

Question: When the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him) was taken on the Night Journey to Al-Aqsa Mosque then ascended to the seven heavens to the Sidrah (Lote Tree), as mentioned in Tafseer Al-Saawee `Alaa Al-Jalalayn, did he see Allaah (Glorified and Exalted be He) during this Night Journey?

Answer: According to the belief of Ahl-ul-Sunnah wal-Jamaa`ah (adherents to the Sunnah and the Muslim mainstream) which is based on texts of the Sharee`ah, Muhammad (peace be upon him) did not see his Lord. When the Prophet (peace be upon him) was asked about this he replied: I saw Light. And in another narration: Light, how could I see Him. Related by Muslim in his Saheeh (authentic) book. The Prophet (peace be upon him) also stated… read more here.