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  • Asking help from angels Date: 26-6-2012

    Assalamu alikum i want to ask you a question, is it allowed to ask help from angels? Because Ibn Abbas said Allah has angels on the earth - other than the record-keepers - who keep a record of the leaves that fall on the ground. Therefore, if one of you is crippled in a deserted land where no-one is in sight, let him cry out: Help O servants of.. More

  • Seeking the help of a creature in matters he is capable of Date: 13-6-2012

    if someone is very reserved and is not social and he befriends some one for his personal benefit and help, is he doing shirk? like if one befriends a person just to get conveyance facility or any other type of help etc.. More

  • Allaah is sufficient for His slaves Date: 7-3-2012

    Is it permissible to say, "Allaah and the Prophet are sufficient for me against every oppressor and aggressor"? .. More

  • Ruling on visiting memorials Date: 14-2-2012

    Is it permissible for the Imaams of Masjids to call people to visit memorials for those whom they consider as martyrs, celebrate it and deliver sermons? It should be noted that there is intermixing between the sexes there... More

  • Misunderstood verses about seeking help from other than Allaah Date: 4-12-2011

    Assalamu Alaikum I need to clear some doubts about Isthigasa. In India most of people going to Maqbara of ouliya and seeking help from them and reading different types of moulids. Same one of man telling that Quran also supporting Isthigasa and he pointed some quranic verses as follows 5:55,56 41:30 45:21 27:37-40 Please explain to me about these.. More

  • Muslims should beware of heretical sayings Date: 8-9-2011

    What is the stance of Islam on the following statements: · "O grandfather of Al-Hasanayn, (Al-Hasan and Al-Husayn) help, help!" · "O light of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam." "This session was attended by the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam." · "O Lord, I ask You by Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, not to turn.. More

  • Visiting the grave of As-Sayyid Al-Badawi is prohibited Date: 14-8-2011

    A child fell extremely ill and his mother vowed that if he was cured, she would visit the grave of As-Sayyid Al-Badawi and hold a Hadhrah (a gathering where the soul of the deceased is believed to be present) for him. She now wants to know the best way to fulfill her vow: should she hold a Hadhrah, give money to the needy, offer an animal sacrifice.. More

  • When it is permissible to call on the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 28-7-2011

    Is it permissible to call upon the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, by saying, “O Messenger of Allaah”?.. More

  • Categories of seeking assistance Date: 20-7-2011

    What are the categories of seeking assistance from Allaah The Almighty and from people? When is it permissible and when is it not? Kindly give examples and mention the evidences for and the ruling on every category. .. More

  • Ruling on a man wishing something from others Date: 17-7-2011

    Assalaamu 'Alaykum, I am an employee in civil governmental institutions, and sometimes we are required to write some reports or petitions in which we use phrases like, "We wish you would do …," "We hope…," or "We hope you would kindly…" Is this form of wishing permissible? May Allaah reward you... More

  • He said ‘Thank you angels for being beside me’ Date: 23-6-2011

    Message Body:: i need a piece of mind it would really mean alot for you to answer this i feel i have commited shirk i'm a new muslim convert and really love Islam and love Allah (S.W.T) well i do not know how to pray yet or anything , so i thought i would make my own up and then i love everything Allah (S.W.T) has created and i think in one or 2 occasions.. More

  • Seeking blessings from graves may lead to polytheism Date: 28-2-2011

    Is it permissible to seek blessings from graves?.. More

  • Correct and incorrect seeking of relief Date: 25-1-2011

    Is it Shirk (polytheism) that someone weeps and says "O Mother!"?.. More

  • Allaah alone is sufficient for all His slaves Date: 23-1-2011

    What is the ruling on saying, "Sufficient for me are Allaah and the Prophet against every wrongdoer and aggressor"?.. More

  • Polytheism in frequent visits to shrines of Awliyaa’ seeking closeness to them Date: 26-9-2010

    What is the ruling on visiting the shrines of the Awliyaa’ at each prayer and seeking closeness to them? .. More