Questions tagged [shirk]

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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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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How do I repent from swearing by something other than Allah, without knowing it amounts to shirk?

Three weeks ago, I first heard about the sin of shirk. I read about it, and I found that swearing by anything other than Allah is shirk. I sometimes used to swear by my mother. Can Allah forgive me ...
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What should I reply with if someone complimented me by attributing me of God-like powers?

I’m doing a project and uploading it and people are saying “thanks for doing God’s work” and that “i’m a God”. They are not Muslim, so should I just say thanks and move on? I was unaware of any ...
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What happens when you believe in kufr thoughts

Lately I have had a problem where I have severe waswas. I know that if you believe in these shirk/kufr thoughts then it takes you outside the fold of Islam. But the problem that I have is that I keep ...
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Is watching animes like Naruto haram?

I watch Naruto, in that they use chakra as energy source or power, and they sometimes they commit act of shirk, whenever they do any kind of act of shirk, I start saying this all is fake and there is ...
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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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These two questions regarding video games

I have some questions regarding video games. Please answer these questions because it's hard to find fatwas about video games. I know that playing games are not recommended. However I just want to ...
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How do i fix waswas about shirk?

I keep getting waswas of shirk, and I watched a video about the existence of God coz I saw it on youtube, and I read a lot of things about people losing their faith and even one or 2 things about ...
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Please help, us this shirk?

Salam, so this has started worrying me a lot today So in about December I started reading the Harry Potter books and it took me about six months to finish them In the series, there’s a “spell” that’s ...
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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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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 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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If a man works in govt office where picture of president is placed on wall. Is it shirk for the employee who works in the office?

When I read our country's constitution, there i have seen that the president and prime minister image is placed on head of the govt office. In that case what kind of sin for the employee who worked in ...
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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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Is it shirk to wear black thread on wrist or ankle

My mother gave me a black thread to protect me from evil eye. I wanted to know whether this is any kind of shirk.
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Walking in front of a person who’s praying

So I was really sad about a certain situation which is why I was very absent-minded and I walked into the bedroom without paying attention & I accidentally laid down on the bed without noticing ...
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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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Is it permissible to seek cure by placing Quranic verses into water and then drinking it?

Is writing quranic verses on a paper and tearing it into peices and putting them in water( its actually zamzam water mixed with normal water plus has fathiha recited and blown over it ) and drinking ...
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Shopping in non muslim countries with sinful products

So I live in a non-muslim country & I went shopping today and I suddenly thought maybe its not allowed to buy clothes from a store that also sells impermissible clothes? Like the store where I ...
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Forced to commit shirk at school

Hey so I have 2 problems: 1.in one of my subjects, we have to organize something for this years halloween and I have to participate too. We’re gonna go to 3rd graders and teach them halloween ...
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Is doubting in the kufr of a kaafir make you a kaaafir?

In my head I was saying to myself that mushrikeen are kaafirs amd whoever does shirk is a kaafir. But then I stopped for a time thinking wether every type of shirk causes a person to become a kaafir ...
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Major Shirk,Minor Shirk

Salam my name is Bilal and i am 12 years old and i have been swearing on my family members like my sisters and my parents and sometimes on allah too like people say i swear but i just learned minor ...
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Is playing pokemon games (shirk/kufr)?

In the past few years pokemon games have been really popular . But recently I have noticed that these games contains various haram things and also some version of these games also contains many things ...
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Doubting of commiting shirk

I was praying my salah and because there were my parents I started reciting better Quran during my prayer to make them think I pray well. Is this a form of shirk? I heard that it's called riya or ...
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I have this strong feeling that im worshipping other than allah (shirk)

Assalaam Alykum..in my past I never prayed I rarely read the Quran..but one day I started praying all 5 prayers on time.. I felt close to Allah to the point where I felt like I'm worshipping someone ...
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Getting hindu prayer in mind unwillingly

While walking through the road I came across a Hindu temple while they were offering prayer and unwillingly that went into ears. Now this comes to my mind every now and then. Is that Shirk? and what ...
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Is this doubt form of shirk?

السلام علیکم Since past few days I have been having shirk thoughts while prayer and daily life and I just cant get rid of them.They affect me for a second but I immediately refute them and remind ...
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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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Am I committing shirk?

When I was about 14, I used to watch Naruto, I used to do their jutsu (techniques) but as an act and for playing and never did like it will ever happen and do not believe in it, I just used to play ...
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Is reading a school book that’s an assignment that’s has shirk in it is it permissible

If a book mentions something that has to do with shirk is it permissible to read it like for a school assignment or no
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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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What does this hadith mean.?

There is a hadith that says: "If a person commits shirk and dies in the state of that will go in hell". Does this mean if a person commits shirk but reads shahada and becomes a muslim again, ...
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How to repent from all the sins a person has comitted?

Can you please tell me how can I ask forgiveness from all the sins I have committed, and will shirk also be forgiven by that because I have comitted many shirk when I was between 12 and 13 and I was ...
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If a person commits shirk but not completely do it

When I was watching an anime, I nearly said that does he have god like powers (astagfirullah). I said that completely in my heart but I spoke 'does he have god like' with my tounge and then I realised,...
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What is a Major shirk and what is a minor shirk?

And if a person commits shirk but truly believe in allah as creator of the world, will it still be count as a shirk, and if which type major or minor.
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If a graphics card for gaming pc has a picture of a dragon is this haram or shirk

I do not believe in dragons the Quran never mentions dragons (MSI GRAPHICS CARD) but I want this gaming pc with a gpu they had a dragon and I realized it but I have doubts that this is haram and ...
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Is it haram to be pretty for someone and is it riya (showing off)?

As the question says,is it riya if someone shows off their beauty to someone? Like for example losing weight so you can get attention from people and be pretty.
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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 it counted as shirk joining a discord server with the word "god" on its name?

Assalamualaikum, So I joined a discord server from my friends but the server name is "the person name is god" now it's not a cult like discord server, it's just general server to meet and ...
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I heard someone saying mum's life is it considering swearing on other than Allah

I heard someone saying mum's life but he did not say on my mum's life and he did't say i swear on my mum's life. Is he sinful.