Shirk means association or joining. The word is referring to association with Allah/God someone or something as a god with Him.

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Does Allah commit shirk? [closed]

(Legit questions, looking for answers) According to Islam, shirk is the worst sin you can possibly commit, the only unforgivable sin. Shirk is associating partners with Allah. According to Muhammad, ...
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Is it forbidden to go to see a doctor,trainer,etc. if that person commits shirk?

If a doctor,trainer,etc. commits shirk, like an Hindu, is it forbidden to see them?
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How does praying towards Kaabah not amount to Shirk?

Assalamu alaikum. I am following Islam and very proud to be Muslim. I have few question to clarify my doubts. Islam is against of idol workship and all the activities in Islam is different than the ...
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List of kufr and shirk acts?

Is there a list of disbeliever and shirk acts, and do you have to say the Shahada again, if you do them? Or is there a website which lists them? In a article?
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User experience design and aniconism

As an outsider, I don't fully understand the notion of idolatry and the extent of its prohibition in various religions, but I do understand and respect that it is an important concept in, for ...
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Does browsing black magic and spells make someone mushrik?

Does it fall under committing shirk when browsing stuff of black magic on the internet and checking out spells. if it does fall under shirk, is it minor or major sin and how can you repent for it and ...
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Does offering prayers or dua in a dargah compromise shirk?

A dargah is the "kabr" of a muslim saint/spiritual leader. Its a very decorated place, kept pristine like a holy place. People(Muslims and Non-Muslims) come here to offer prayers and do one of the ...
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Does reblogging the statement “You are the one, the one and the only one” make you a mushrik?

I've reblogged a photo on my blog, and in the photo was figured an actress saying these words: "You are the one, the one and the only one" Did I do shirk? I posted this unknowingly and my goal was ...
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Can Muslims make statues for non worship purpose?

Can Muslims make statues of living things for non worship purpose . E.g: to beautify a place Are Muslims allowed to do this or is it completely prohibited?
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Is the Christian Trinity truly shirk?

I have found two related questions: Qur'an and the Christian trinity Christianity, Judaism, and Islam worship the same God? I know the Quran states God is One and neither begotten nor born. ...
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Building a Prayer Place As an In-Charge

Assalaamualaikum , I have a doubt regarding this . Suppose I am a manager at a mall which is quite far from the main city (just an assumption) . Due to the fact that coming at my mall would result in ...
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Is 'forbidding the halal and allowing the haram' in islam considered shirk?

Can you provide hadith and quran verses to support your answer. A lot of people say it is but I have only seen 1 verse in the Quran about it: اتَّخَذُوا أَحْبَارَهُمْ وَرُهْبَانَهُمْ أَرْبَاباً ...
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Reference of hadith in Musnad Ahmed which states the wearing taweez/amulet is shirk?

What is the complete reference including volume and hadith number for hadith that states wearing amulet is shirk in Musnad Ahmed?
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Congratulating non Muslims on their festivals

Is it allowed for us as Muslims to congratulate Christians in their eids? (I.e. Merry Christmas, etc.) {This day, I have perfected your religion for you, completed My favor upon you, and have ...
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Is Unitarianism considered Idolatry?

Unitarians are Christians who reject the concept of the trinity and the divinity of Jesus. Would Unitarianism still be considered shirk according to Islam?
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Is there a difference between idolatry and partnership with God?

In Judaism, there is a distinction drawn between avoda zarah (idolatry) and shituf (association). The former is the worship of multiple gods and/or worship of idols as gods. The latter is the ...
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How can a WaliAllah be identified according to Quran and Sunnah?

Who is a WaliAllah according to Quran and Sunnah . In India which is famously known as the land of saints by Hindus, Many people and their followers claim to be WaliAllah and seek praise and help ...
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Purging Shirk and idolatry ensues Peace and Prosperity

I see a pattern that whenever a Prophet or a saint demolished places of Idolatory, Shrines, Dargahs etc . Then Allah brings about lasting peace and prosperity. A recent example from modern history ...
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What is grave worship? and what is considered so?

I've heard that going to graveyards and performing worship in front of the deads is forbidden, and is called "grave worship". Is that true? What is grave worship? what actions and situations are ...
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Is Democracy a kind of Shirk?

By popular understanding Democracy means the government of the people for the people and by the people,therefore in a democratic government the MPs make the laws but Allah said He does not allow ...
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Does pure intention (Niyah) protect from shirk?

Does prostrating and invoking an Idol with the pure Intention to worship Allah alone is considered as Shirk? My intention in asking this question stems from my earlier understanding that : Intention ...
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Is bowing in martial arts forbidden?

I, Before converting to Islam used to take part in weekly Tae Kwon do classes. These kept me fit, taught be discipline as well as focus. I would be interested in taking up another martial art, but I'm ...
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Is saying Salam or facing towards the grave of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and greeting him Shirk?

I am asking so because a lot of muslims in Masjid Al Nabawi in Madina face to the grave of prophet Muhammad (PBUH) say Salam directly to prophet or read some Du'a: السَّلامُ عَلَیکَ یا رَسول ...
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What should be the behaviour of a muslim towards a non-muslim?

In Islam, what is commanded to Muslims: Hating a non-Muslim or hating his acts (such as shirk) or both? Please enlighten me on this topic & provide references for your answer from authentic books ...
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What is shirk in Islam?

What is the definition of shirk? Is it a sin? If yes, what kind of sin is it? What are the types of shirk? Can you give me some examples?