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  • These words are a kind of vain talk and not Shirk Date: 18-1-2011

    is this shirk? i was messing around and i picked up an object and said "object please let me get....." is this shirk? i said this as a joke and didnt know it was wrong and after i said it, i realised that it couldve been shirk. it was by accident in the sense that i was saying it not realising what it meant until after i had said it. so can you tell.. More

  • Offering a sacrifice to other than Allaah is major Shirk Date: 2-11-2010

    It is a tradition in our country that the fiancé offers a sacrifice to an ally of Allaah The Almighty. It is believed that if he does not do this, the ally will harm him. Is it permissible to believe in such things? Is there a minimum dowry mentioned in Sharee‘ah? What is the correct way to adhere to the teachings of Islam?.. More

  • Means of eliminating Shirk Date: 31-8-2010

    How can Muslims rid themselves of Shirk (association of partners with Allaah The Almighty in worship) in all its forms? .. More

  • Natural fear is not Shirk Date: 16-4-2009

    ALSALAM ALAYKUM WA RAHMAT ALLAH SWT WA BARAKATU i have one question, my question is is it haram to be scared of dogs at night or be scared of the dark? i m usally scared to wake up at fajr because i hear dogs and i think shaaitan is near but then i say "ala bidhikr ALLAH tit ma'an al qaloob" and then i wake up and pray, but sometimes i cant concentrate.. More

  • Disbelief vs. polytheism Date: 5-12-2007

    What is the difference between a disbeliever and a polytheist? .. More

  • Polytheistic love sickness… Date: 11-11-2007

    What is polytheistic love sickness? Is obeying a person in committing a sin because of loving him considered polytheism?.. More

  • Acts of Shirk practiced by some Muslims Date: 6-6-2007

    Assalam Alaikum, As per my study, I found there are two types of Polytheist (Mushrik). First the one who totally refuse to accept Islam and set partners with Allah. Second the one who although say the Shahadatain (Kalima Tauheed) and despite saying the Shahadah, they visit to the graves and ask help from the dead people. They also made Wasta &.. More

  • Circumambulating graves is Shirk [associating partners to Allaah] Date: 21-3-2006

    What is the ruling on circumambulating graves?.. More

  • Preferring Mathhab over Quran and Sunnah Date: 1-2-2006

    Is it permissible to class certain Muslim behavior of discarding sound Hadeeth and Aayah of Quran due to it not coordinating with their Madhab in a category of Shirk ul-Akbar committing Shirk in love due to their love of certain scholars?.. More

  • He believes that Allaah does not forgive Shirk Date: 16-3-2005

    I fear I have committed Shirk. Once when having a conversation with my mother whilst watching the news, 'I said Bush owns this world'. I don't know why I said it just came out, I didn't believe this I never meant it in a serious way, just because of the fact the Bush government goes around breaking international laws and invading any country it.. More

  • Wants clarification of Shirk Date: 16-3-2005

    I have read in Fazail Amaal (Book of Charity and Hajj) of Tableegh Jamaat. The story is about Shaykh Khair Nurbaf. It is as follows: "The Shaykh said to him, eight days before his death. 'I shall die on Thursday evening, at the time of Maghrib Salaat, and I shall be buried on Friday after Jum'ah Salaat" ....on Friday morning, a man told me about.. More

  • Doing Good Deeds Is Not from Shirk Date: 1-9-2003

    I have a question regarding shirk and major polytheism. One part of this question is intending something by deeds besides seeking pleasure of Allah. For instance, if I decide to do an action to increase my Iman, or if I read something about Islam for my interest, or I exercise for some benefit not for the sake of Allah, are such acts considered from.. More

  • Definition of Shirk Date: 11-12-2002

    What is Shirk, and what are some examples of a person engaging in it?.. More

  • Committing Shirk Date: 29-10-2002

    Can a Muslim be forgiven after becoming a disbeliever by committing Shirk (joining partners with Allah), but then repenting? Please justify your answer... More

  • Forgiveness for Shirk Date: 3-9-2002

    I would like to know what happens if a Muslim does commit Shirk intentionally or unintentionally. What does the Ayah of the Qur'an mean God will never forgive the sin of associating Him with other gods? Does this mean that God will never forgive after death if a person has done Shirk or does it mean that Shirk has no repentance at all? .. More