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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How can i be certain of my iman? [closed]

Assalamou Alaikum I hope everyone is doing well, i have been disobeying Allah SWA for almost 4 years by not praying, fasting, gossiping about others people life, listening to music and highly porn ...
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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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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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Do the people who are just unaware of Islam (never looking into it) stay in the fire forever

What happens here? Like if there parents kept them away from Islam?
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I know pubg is haram and shirk, Is fortnite haram or not because it does not have these idol glorifying and I am not sure about it

Assalamoalikum, I know that PUBG is haram and shirk but is fortnite haram or not because it does not include the acts of shirk like PUBG does and what is the ruling of video games in Islam
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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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Is this shirk? Please respond It is very hard

I have thoughts about shirk and think almost everything is shirk for example; I want to write for my school notes, My intrusive thoughts “It is as if I worship anybody else besides Allah if I wrote (...
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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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Worried I’ve committed shirk?

this is my first post on this site so I hope it’s okay. Basically, a while ago my friend (Hindu) invited me to her place during a festival period for Hindus. I then found out we were going to visit ...
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Does wishing to have a life and friends like in animation movies amount to shirk? [closed]

I have waswas problem; recently I've been having doubts when watching animation movies. When I was watching that movie, I felt like I wish I could have life like in the movie and friends like this. ...
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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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Is there a ruling on saying the name of Allah whilst looking at something

I have these really weird waswas when I doing dua/dhikr and saying the name of Allah that whatever I'm looking at I'm saying that's Allah. I think I'm doing shirk and this happens everyday. For ...
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Will Allah (S.W.T) forgive me for this sin?

I committed shirk and then after sometime I asked repentance from Allah (S.W.T). So will Allah (S.W.T) forgive me
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Why is Black Magic considered as Shirk?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, I understand that black magic is considered as Major Kufr. However I don't understand why it is considered as shirk. What aspect of black magic makes it Shirk ...
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Do I recieve sins for a friend calling me a “god” at a game

So basically we play a videogame and he called me "god"(for being good at it) which is what I immediately reacted to and told him not to as I am but a human..Could I somehow receive sins ...
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Did pagan tribes use bells in their worship?

I read that pagans in the time of the Prophet (PBUH) would use bells in their worship rituals, as well as for protection from the evil eye. Does anyone have information on whether bells were prominent ...
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Is moving lips an act of saying? Have I just done a shirk?

In a Hadith, I've learned that, Prophet Muhammad (saws) said " Allah has forgiven my nation for whatever crosses in their mind unless they say or act upon it." Now my case is, I have a ...
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Shirk/kufr thoughts without believing in them

If you have thoughts of shirk but you don’t actually believe in them would you have committed a sin? And what I mean by having thoughts of shirk is you, yourself bringing those thoughts to mind (not ...
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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.
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shirk of desire

Is being a fan of any celebrity shirk in Islam? I don't follow their lifestyles or neither do I idolize them. I know watching movies is haram. I am not addicted to movies or music, most of the time I ...
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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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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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Law of attraction

I've read somewhere that LOA is haram but I was so happy after ages as if I wanted to live but today I searched and searched and finally came to know that it's haram. Idk what to do. After 1,2 weeks I ...
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Kufr,Shirk,Anime

Does watching anime count as shirk? If not, then does talking about it count so because i talk about anime at school with friends. And i personally think that anime has no connection with real world, ...
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Does having evil thoughts about Allah and Islam amount to shirk?

I have been having disgusting thoughts about Islam and Allah. It makes me sad and I want to cry. I don't enjoy having the thoughts. Some of these thoughts are shirk and other disgusting things. ...
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Why aren't nazar and black magic considered as shirk?

Salam aleykum, the question stands above. Both nazar and black magic base on another power other than Allah's, so why is it not considered as shirk? In fact, Islam even tells to be careful about it, ...
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Unsure about Shirk

When I dream, I dream of other people and they are from different religions such as chirstianity, does that mean I commit shirk? Also a few months ago, me and siblings were playing a guessing game ...
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i knew what shirk meant but i didnt realize i was doing

hi so i commited shirk but i didnt realize i committed shirk by "manifesting" and it said if you want to manifest you should believe in the universe,i believed in the universe but i didnt ...
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In what way do people equate the scholars and monks to Allah according to the verse 9:31?

They have taken their scholars and monks as lords besides Allah , and [also] the Messiah, the son of Mary. And they were not commanded except to worship one God; there is no deity except Him. Exalted ...
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Are Jews monotheists as per Islam?

And the Jews say: 'Uzair (Ezra) is the son of Allah, 9:30 They (Jews and Christians) took their rabbis and their monks to be their lords besides Allah 9:31 Question: Are Jews monotheists as ...
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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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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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Shirk in the mind

If you commit shirk in your mind but you believe in your faith and in Allah and you only follow Allah will you be held accountable for those thoughts In my case I keep having annoying thoughts that ...
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Uploading images as web developer

assalamualaikum! I am a web developer. And part of my job requires me to upload images of cartoons or 3d characters on websites. I just want to know that Is it shirk to to do so or not. Since i did ...
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Is this haram and shirk?

Salam, so this is worrying me a lot and I would really like someone to help me please Is it shirk to say I won’t be rude about a certain person for another person’s sake to not offend them? As earlier ...
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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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When it is shirk to use the term`if`?

Assalamualaikum. Things are inevitably linked with causers. If you throw a glass it will inevitably brake. In this context my question is: Is it allowed to use the term if to describe things in the ...
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Will allah forgive a muslim who used to pretend that he's allah?

So this question popped up on my mind,since shirk is the greatest sin of all what about the muslim who are pretending tobe allah,will allah forgive the muslim if the muslim did sincere repentance?
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Are the statues of Bangabandhu being built in Bangladesh permitted in Islam? [duplicate]

Here in Bangladesh, govt. is building big statues of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (leader of out freedom war). But it is a matter of surprise that, majority of our people 83% are against it. Even ...
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Did I just commit shirk?

Yesterday I had a thought (but I don’t know if it was waswas or me) about how if I was an atheist and I had two options being a Muslim or a Christian. And in my head I thought if I was an atheist and ...
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Committed shirk unknowingly and dies without repentance

Will Allah forgive a Muslim. If he/she committed major/minor shirk unknowingly and dies without repentance of that shirk?
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Have I done shirk ? Please urgent?

I am reverted to Islam and used to be a Hindu I do not worship idols but during some day in months Hindu worship the dead people of family to show them respect and for that they burn something like ...
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Is it shirk if you do not mention the specifics?

In my mind I was thinking of the Christians idea of God. So in the next line I was about to think to myself “Is God the most beloved to them” Here by the word God I meant Their God in which they ...
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What parts of al-Busiri's Burdah are rejected by salafis and why?

Al-Burdah also known as الكواكب الدرية في مدح خير البرية is a poem of "imam al-Busiri" (the Muslim Sufi poet al-Busiri البوصيري whom studied the seerah of the prophet deeply and almost all his poems ...
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Did I commit a shirk?

Dear brother and sister, Assalamu alaikum I have a question about shirk for which i need an answer immediately because my heart is still very confused and lot of negative thinking coming on my mind. ...
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I, a 14-year-old, prayed to Jesus as God. Can this act of Shirk be forgiven?

At age 14, I thought that Shirk was simply believing in more than one God. I then thought foolishly that Christianity might be true, and so I prayed to Jesus Christ (PBUH) as God. I feel sick to my ...
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Is smiling to show off riyaa?

As salam alaykum I heard that smiling to the face of a brother is zakat, but imagine if someone does it without thinking in the religious part of it but just to show off, is this somehow riyaa?
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Can we commit Shirk or Kufr while playing and doing actions in videogames?

As Salam Alaykum brothers I wanted to know if playing games that contain knowledge of magic like The Witcher 3, or consulting an oracle in Assassins Creed Odyssey, does this entail shirk or kufr? Even ...
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Can a Hindu go to jannah? [duplicate]

Let's say that someone is a good person and donates to charity often or whatever, does he have a chance of going to Jannah?
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Isn't tabarruk equivalent to believing in amulets and talismans?

Can anyone please help me with this? It's been frying my brain like an egg for some time. There are reports of the companions taking relics of the Prophet SAW in order to get blessings. A report ...