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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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If the good deeds are erased due to Kufr or Shirk, is there any means of getting them back?

As per Qur'an or Sunnah, once the good deeds are erased, can they ever be brought back? Or are they lost forever? I know it is entirely Allah(SWT)'s will, to return them or not. But, I want to know if ...
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Is it an act of kufr to watch a movie wanting a wizard to use his magical powers?

I was once watching a movie where the main character was a wizard. The movie depicted this wizard in a way which showed him to be good. In the plot the wizard took a vow never to use his powers. But I ...
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Attending a baptism: Haram or shirk?

I've read that it is haram to attend non-Muslim rituals like the Hindu diwali and Christian baptisms. That sounds pretty logical to me. However, some scholars say that it is shirk. They say that it is ...
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If you desire to show off acts of worship but don't act on them, is it still sinful?

I know when you worship Allah Most Great you shouldn't show off to people because it's a minor shirk or Riyaa. If you get thoughts or desire to show off worship to people so they will praise you but ...
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What is meant by "increasing disbelief" in Surah Aal 'Imraan verse 90?

How shall Allah guide a people who disbelieved after their belief and after they bore witness that the Messenger (Muhammad ﷺ) is true and after clear proofs had come unto them? And Allah guides not ...
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Hinduism and Islam: Allah and Brahman, what do scholars have to say?

Islam rather famously disapproves of polytheism, but I have noticed something of an overlap between Islamic and Hindu ideas, and want to know what classical Islamic scholars have concluded on the ...
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Is monism (distinct from monotheism) a form of shirk?

A definition of monism is a theory or doctrine that denies the existence of a distinction or duality in... God and the world. In Islam, shirk is defined as idolatry or polytheism, which means ...
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Ruling on drawing human beings?

Hello I am a 14 year old muslim girl.I know that drawing human or living things is haram but from one website I found out that drawing that do not have complete features are allowed, so I drew this. ...
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Is it wrong to use English names for days and months?

It is a fact that the English names of days and months are derived from the names of Roman and Norse gods. For example Wednesday is derived from Odin, Thursday from Thor, Friday from Freya, Saturday ...
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Looking at Video that contains mockery to Islam

What's the ruling on someone who intentionally watch a joke video or a movie that contains (or may contain) mockery to Islam? Will we be considered as an apostate If we're watching such video/movie ...
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Are people committing shirk when they say the world is ending?

Are shaikh and other islamic scholar who keep saying the world going to end in 2019,2020,2050 etc in youtube or other sites committing shirk? In my opinion I think they are as far as I know only Allah ...
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Does this action fall under riyaa or waswaas?

So I was reciting the Quran in my room, I was alone and I recited loudly (not purposely). At the start I said that I'm reciting for the sake of Allah (SWT) only. But as I was reciting, I felt like I ...
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Is doubting shirk?

Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu, I think I did a sin due to waswaas and I was like will Allah (SWT) forgive me? I know that he is Al-Ghafoor (the most- forgiving) but something in me ...
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Is shopping near dargah is permissible for believers

Is shopping near dargah is permissible for believers,here in India people celebrate urus(visiting graves and celebrating vali Allah's birthday) and their will lots of stuff for shopping, eating, can a ...
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Does writing fiction with world history based around Allah amount to shirk?

My question is: I have written an online book, and realised that for the setting of that world (wrote it in a different world medieval setting), I had the world history based around Allah, but ...
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"To lie" is a kind of polytheism?

I am a college student. This question popped up into my mind when I was reading the topic of polytheism from my textbook. In my book, the polytheism is defined in three types, 1) To say some one ...
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Artists, plagiators and beholders

There are artists, some do poor work, some do great work. And there are the beholders and buyers that praise, enjoy and pay for that work. And then, there are palgiators, reproducing original artwork ...
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Is it haram to watch tarot readings on YT just for comforting words?

I know tarot is haram and I don't believe it neither have I paid anyone for this service. I just watch it on YT sometimes because it's kind of an ASMR in hard times. They use comforting words that ...
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Is it shirk to have a fictional OC who’s a god?

I have a fictional OC who’s a god but I do not worship them nor do I believe in them. I only write fictional stories about my OC, I do not share those stories and only write them for entertainment. ...
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confusion Memory of Quran or Translate

I tried to memorize the Holy Qur'an in my childhood, but it didn't work. I used to forget the lesson after 2 days, but I completed the memorization and counted myself among the Quran memorizers, but ...
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Leaving jammat for someone shirk?

Tody I was coming to my home after dropping sister to her tuition but after coming back to home there is ongoing jammat for asar prayer I left this prayer because I didn't told my mom that I will be ...
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a problem with OCD and i dont know a lot of things about islam

i have been dealing with OCD about shirk for a month now and i have been diagnosed with it yesterday. i just have one question, i was dreaming and i woke up and the man in the dream was saying ...
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Am I responsible for the sins of others?

I work in a store where I sell movie CDs and also occasionally write reviews of some movies. Yes, I know I should find a more halal profession, but am I responsible for some person believing in the ...
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What is shirk in love?

What is shirk in love? Is it that if a person loves his parents or his children very much, he automatically becomes a polytheist? Or is it related only to the form of worship?
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Can a muslim pursue his/her career in Gaming content creator on Youtube?

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullah Wabarakatuh. I am Mohammed Abdur Rahman i am 15 years old. I want to ask that can a muslim create a gaming channel, make videos, and earn his/her livlihood? Like the ...
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Can I call my wife houri?

I mean won’t it be some kind of shirk or haram to call my wife as a beautiful female creature from Jannah to make a compliment
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Religious tolerance

When Muhammad (saw) conquered Makkah why didn't he just remove the idols instead of destroying them? I understand that the Kaabah is a place of worship for Muslims but removal would have been a valid ...
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Is numerology haram or shirk

Why are we obliged to do a thing certain number of times in Islam? For example. Washing face in wudhoo 3 times. Specific number of rakah in namaz. If doing a wazifa, then reciting a surah a particular ...
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Shirk accidentally by swearing

My mother was talking on the phone and I heard her say “I swear to my kids” I asked her about it and she said she knows it’s haram but she just wanted the person on the phone to believe her. I told ...
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Shirk thoughts doubts that I act upon them

I watched a video where I wanted to feel better of ocd shirk thought and the person said who are these whispers from and he said Shaitan I nodded my head yes and I was afraid that I just acted upon it ...
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Is being worried in bad omens shirk

I start to worry am I commiting shirk if I’m worried please help please respond tho I don’t act or speak upon it I try to say to myself it’s fake it’s not real. I also heard a sheikh say that as human ...
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Did I commit shirk or not? Urgent

My masjid has tafsir everyday after asr prayer and after the tafsir session the imam makes dua and I felt like he would scold me ( the imam ) if I don't raise my hands so I raised my hands and then I ...
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Is keeping dolls of animals haram?

There are two dolls of elephants made of clay just for the beautification of the house. Is it permissible in Islam?
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Did i commit shirk?

I was on Youtube recently and a video came on my homepage. the title was "what does your husband look like later" i clicked on it and i had to choose a card. And then she started to tell things. but I ...
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Asking the dead to make dua for you : bidah or shirk?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Someone I know does the following : He hangs a picture of his dead parents in a photo frame on the wall, he touches the image of his parents and then asks the ...
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Do I have to repent for shirk after seeing someone commit shirk?

Lets say I go out and see someone wearing a cross, do I have to repent for seeing it?
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Can anyone do shirk unknowingly?

Is it possible that someone is doing shirk unknowingly, if so can you give me an example? And will he be sinful for this?
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Renewing my Shahada

I repeated a joke of a Muslim joking with a passenger on a plane to scare him saying Allah Akbarnow I feel like it was prohibited do I renew my shahada or just continue to ask for forgiveness
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am I getting out of the fold of Islam?

As Salamu Alaikum I'm a music composer and sound effects creator, and I mostly do freelance work in music and sound effects design. I will leave this field permanently after I learn some halal skills ...
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Have I committed shirk and if yes how do I get forgiven

I am 14 currently and not yet become baaligh( mature) but I accidentally committed shirk when I posted a TikTok video believing it would give me good luck I have done this on many occasions and ...
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What is the meaning of whatever is written in this taweez i dont believe in these and i am aware that these are haram but baba met a man who gave him

Some man gave this taweez to my baba saying that our house have some jinns in it i know this is haram and i am not happy about it embarrassed aswell but what should i do please explain what this means ...
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Is Asking Parents Shirk or Kufr?

Assalamu Alaikum My Question is asking parents kufr or shirk? Or am I asking for my right? Like if i need extra fees for supply exam. Or need to buy a laptop. Need prove with Quran o Hadith.
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Shirk,kufr matter of aqeedah in the field of islamic matters

I study in Hindu school and there are kufr prayers in that school in the morning assembly i remained in their but i didn't take part in those prayers nor clasped the hands like theirs and u hated in ...
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Am I commiting shirk if I sing the Indian National anthem?

Does the Indian National anthem contain any lines of shirk?
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What's the ruling on poetry?

Is it halal for a writer to write phrases like "Life blesses us with opportunities," "Time changes everyone completely," or "Life tests everyone." Is one commiting shirk ...
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Is taking halloween pictures for school shirk?

So I’m in this class where we had a project to teach children English. The topic was halloween. We had this event where they learnt halloween vocabulary and they gave me the task to take pictures of ...
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Sad and worried did l committed shirk

I have a big problem l was thinking with my heart or saying to myself about bad things. I did not say them out loud but then l had a big doubt about my belief. When l wanted to ask allah for ...
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Shirk in my head while praying

I was praying and I thinking about how I always doubt my prayers and in my head I said “I know I prayed the right amount of rakahs, I swear on my life.” As soon I realized what I said in my head my ...
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Shirk in the mind repeating

Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu, Lately I have been having thoughts of shirk pop into my head. The other day I was daydreaming and imagining myself talking to someone and In my mind I ...
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Will Allah forgive me if i repent

I want to know that is a person asks for forgiveness from All sins major or minor even from shirk if he repents then can he be forgiven if the person commits even the bigest sin of all but seeks ...
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