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Someone believes that the awliya’ are our protectors, and he quotes a verse from the Qur’an as evidence

December 7, 2017

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Q. I have a friend who believes that the Messenger of Allah and pious people, whom he calls Awliya like Abdul Qadir Jeelani,are our protectors and helpers in this world besides Allah.He quotes ayah no.55 of Surah Al-Maidah in support of his belief. Kindly clarify the actual meaning of the Ayah. A. Praise be to Allah […]

3. The Prohibitions which are taken too lightly – Grave-Worship

June 22, 2015

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Grave-Worship One of the forms of shirk which is particularly widespread in Muslim countries is: grave- worship, the belief that dead awliyaa’ (“saints”) can fulfil one’s needs or help at times of distress, and calling upon them for aid. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “And your Lord has decreed that you worship none but […]

[The Three Principles] Introduction

February 26, 2014

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We all know that as Muslims there are things that we must do, such as pray five times a day and fast in Ramadaan, but the foundation of our religion is: our beliefs about Allaah.  Our beliefs about Allaah will determine whether or not our good deeds will be accepted by Him – so you […]

“Ruling on Visiting Places from the Seerah” Shaykh Sālih al-Fawzān

February 21, 2014

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Question: What is the ruling on visiting places from the seerah such as the cave of Hira, Mount Uhud and Masjid Qiblatain? Shaykh Sālih al-Fawzān: Visiting (those places) to seek blessings or believing that it is legislated is a bid’ah and not permissible. As for visiting them to just see them, then there is no problem […]

Ruling on a believer who commits some sins

February 7, 2014

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Q. What is the situation of a believer who commits many sins during his life? Will Allaah forgive him or will he be punished? What is the extent of his punishment? A. Praise be to Allaah. If believers die believing in Allaah but having committed sins less than major shirk that puts a person beyond […]

What to do if someone dies suddenly in your house

January 22, 2014

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Q. What do the relatives of the deceased have to do if their relative dies suddenly? This scenario happens often in every family, and many people do not have the knowledge of what is prescribed in the Islamic sharee’ah concerning this. Please tell us, with the relevant evidence, the correct way to deal with this […]

Her husband died and she has some questions about her children, their inheritance and maintenance, and can she remain a widow?

November 26, 2013

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Q. I am 24 yrs old and my husband was 28 yrs old. He died in a car accident couple months ago; Allah yarhama wa sakina to the highest stage of heavens inshAllah. I am very very depressed cuz we are too young and have 2 boys. Before my husband died he bought us a […]