Category Archives: Shirk

Does Sincere Repentance Erase All Sins?


[Q]: Does sincere tawbah (repentance) erase all of that which has preceded it from sins? [A]: Allaah the Exalted said, “Say: O My servants who have transgressed against themselves (by sinning), do not despair of the mercy of Allaah. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Fear of the Jinn – Shaykh Rabee Al Madkhali


Question: Does fearing the Jinn enter into natural fear or not? Answer: Fearing the jinn; if it is inner fear and if it is believed that the jinn can benefit and harm you, then this enters into shirk: ‘And verily, … Continue reading

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Obligation of Sincerity to Allah – The Destructive Nature of Showing Off


Showing-off is considered to be from the “concealed shirk”; since the scholars of this nation have explained the two-fold nature of shirk as being “apparent shirk” (such as in open and apparent actions of worshipping idols, tombs, shrines, trees, stones … Continue reading

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Ikhlaas and Tawheed is a tree in the heart


Imaam Ibnul Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said in Al Fawaa-id, Pages: 239-240: Ikhlaas and Tawheed is a tree in the heart.  Its branches are the the Actions, and its fruits are the good life in this dunyaah and everlasting bliss in the … Continue reading

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The Soothsayers Are The Messengers of Satan


Ibn al-Qayyim has written, Fortunetellers and soothsayers are messengers of Satan. This is so because the polytheists hasten to them. They rush to them in anticipation when anything important is happening and they believe in their words. They take them … Continue reading

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Do they wait until the angels come to them ?


Allaah The Most High says:  Do they wait until the Angels come to them, or that your Lord should come, or that some of the signs of your Lord should come. That day, in which some of the signs of … Continue reading

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The Obligation of differing from the Disbelievers


All praise is due to Allah Who has commanded us to follow in the footsteps of Muhammad sallAllahu ‘alaihi wa sallam, the master of the righteous, and forbidden us from imitating the polytheists and disbelievers. All praise is due to … Continue reading

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Supplicating to other than Allah


Sixth question from Fatwa No. 6009 Q 6: My father believes in the righteousness of a dead shaykh known as a Waliy (a pious person). He makes Tawassul (supplicating to Allah through a means) by this shaykh and associates him … Continue reading

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How to Advise Someone who Commits an Act of Shirk


Question: What should I do if I see someone calling upon a dead person at his gravesite, seeking his help, someone committing an outright act of shirk?  When calling him to worship Allaah alone, do I advise him as a … Continue reading

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The Effects of Disobedience On Faith


Disobedience is the opposite of obedience to Allaah, and the term embraces both leaving a command and perpetrating that which is prohibited. We have already learned that faith is slightly more than seventy branches, the highest of which is saying, … Continue reading

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