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  • Calling person 'god' because of receiving food from him Date: 29-11-2016

    On television, I saw a person who was so grateful for being given food that he called the person who gave that person food a god. By saying this, he meant to say that he was 'a very nice person'. I laughed at this outburst of joy. Is what was done regarded as Shirk (associating partners with Allaah)? Does the intention with which the person said this.. More

  • Saying that something is right or wrong in Islam without knowledge Date: 20-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If someone commits Kufr (disbelief) by saying that something that is wrong is the right thing or by stating that something is permissible when it is impermissible, then for his repentance to be accepted, does he have to correct this statement in front of whomever he had said it to? .. More

  • Clearing confusion about statement by Ibn Al-'Arabi about kufr Date: 2-4-2016

    Our Shaykh, we have send your answer (fatwa number: 2604615) to some brothers, but they accuse us of lying about this statement of Qaadhi Abu Bakr Ibn Al-'Arabi's being about major kufr (disbelief) and major shirk (polytheism). They have send us this text in which they pretend that Al-Qasimi says that this is about kufr dune kufr (minor kufr) and not.. More

  • Keeping lucky charms or games of magic and luck Date: 27-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I already sent you a question, but I have many questions, so I am sending them to you separately. I have a question regarding kufr (disbelief). From what point is someone a kaafir (disbeliever)? There are Muslims who are collecting things like lucky charms or things like that but without believing in it, is this kufr? Or some may.. More

  • Wishing that Muslim dies as disbeliever out of hatred Date: 6-3-2016

    If a person wants others to disbelieve or die on disbelief out of envy, does it come under approval and being pleased with kufr (disbelief)? Does this cause apostasy? Does he have to re-enter Islam? Please answer in full detail and do not recommend other questions as I have already seen them. .. More

  • Ruling on wearing a cross - Building a model brain Date: 17-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, my first question is whether or not this statement is correct: It is disbelief if someone intentionally wears a crucifix and while knowing that this is haram. Is it haram to say that? What if someone wears a crucifix but does not believe that Jesus, may Allaah exalt his mention, was crucified? My second question has to do with science... More

  • Saying to a person "You are my creator" to tease him Date: 27-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum brother. My question is the following: If i say to my friend that he is my creator, sustainer, and cherisher only to tease or just for fun, does this constitute major or minor shirk (disbelief)? .. More

  • Hoping that a certain sinner is not a Muslim Date: 13-6-2015

    Esselamu aleykumWhat is the state of someone who sees an evil doing person who practises for example prostitution? Lets say this prostitute has a name that sounds islamic but you are not sure whether he or she is muslim or not because outwardely you cant determine. So because of this evil act a person says i dont hope he is one oft he muslims because.. More

  • Not mocking Islam to laugh at the names 'Gog and Magog' Date: 18-3-2015

    As-salaamu 3laikum, Once I was asked by somebody about the English translation of the names of Ya'jooj and Ma'jooj. I replied that in English they refer to them as Gog and Magog. This lady could not stop laughing when I said that. I think it is because the English versions of the names sound very strange. I know that these are the names of an evil people,.. More

  • Saying that some people take their desires as their god is not kufr Date: 12-3-2015

    Asallam U Alaikum, If a person said to another person in anger"if you make something more important than Allah subhana wa ta ala in your life (like money etc) Its your god, you have made it into". The person meant that this is wrong to do and they didn't mean it literally. Is this kufr statement(Allah forbid). .. More

  • Saying to someone 'none can harm you' is not disbelief Date: 24-8-2014

    Is it shirk or an act of kufr to say to someone "No-one can touch you"? .. More

  • Leaving something on which the Name of Allaah is written in a dirty place Date: 17-8-2014

    salam alaykum.pls,sheikh I want clarification about a dispute between students of knowledge about a person who saw a paper which is written upon it Abdullah in filthy place and did not remove it instead he went ahead with his activities. one student said that that person has committed kufr while the other said that it is not. pls give me precise and.. More

  • Saying words that imply disbelief jokingly Date: 23-6-2014

    assalamualikum i want to know if this is a sin. i asked one of my colleagues that if they could cover my hours and they said no because they have to attend church and then I said to them ok if you dont go (church) youll be sinning, i dont beleive this in my heart. i then i asked her if their freind can cover my hours and she said maybe, then i asked.. More

  • Fancying some parts of Islam more than others Date: 21-5-2014

    Is believing not in dreams kufr and saying that they doesn't come true. And when we say that we like certain Islamic thing more than that thing is it kufr.For example one says that he doesn't like much the tales of Islam but likes laws of Islam( just showing his own interest but not disliking opposing or not believing in the other one just ones own.. More

  • Mocking the rituals of Islam is Kufr Date: 31-3-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I know that mocking or making fun of any aspect of Islam is kufr. I need a detailed explanation of how to know the difference between a joke which is considered mocking and making fun, and a joke which involves some aspects of Islam but is not mocking or making fun. This issue has been bothering me for a long time and I have not.. More