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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“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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Does Allah have idols or pictures?

I live in a country where there are a lot of idols. Is it possible that Allah may have revealed himself to a nation before us and that they made idols or pictures of his attributes? Is it disbelief if ...
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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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Have I committed shirk/kufr?

Please tell me if I committed shirk/kufr. I saw a video of a girl talking about a serious topic online and she was wearing a cross. Does watching videos of people who wear a cross take me out of islam?...
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Can I possibly be forgiven for doing this?

Guys im really worried so a while ago I talked to an anonymous person on the internet and they may have committed shirk because of something I said but I only really thought about it now. I heard that ...
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Tawbah with a Sufi

Before joining a Tarikat, I did tauwbah with a Sufi man (I decided not to join a Sufi tarikat). I am confused if this is a sin or shirk since I’m not sure if this belongs in Sunnah?
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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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I sang a song that cursed gods name

So when I was about thirteen and I had already seen my menstruation I was singing this song and it cursed gods name and I sang along. I didn't mean anything by it. But I felt so bad I repented and ...
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Is this a shirk

Is saying Jesus Christ in a sentence shirk? Example. Saying “Jesus Christ is not my lord.” Because I said the following sentence stated above and now I fear I might’ve committed shirk as only ...
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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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Is going (simply going as a tourist) to temples or churches or christian masses, shirk or kufr?

Is going (simply going as a tourist) to temples or churches or christian masses, shirk or kufr. Also, to what extent can a Muslim participate in the practices of other faiths. **Assuming the Muslim ...
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Going to horoscope pages and channels in order to refute them

What is the ruling on going to horoscope Facebook pages and channels on YouTube in order to refute them only, because this is shirk and based on myths?
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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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What is the meaning of Shirk and the meaning of Tawheed? What is the difference between these two?

What is the meaning of Shirk and the meaning of Tawheed? What is the difference between these two? I tried searching for the difference but could not find it.
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What is bidah and shirk

Its my first time here and I have a question. I was once told by a dawah Muslim that saying things like #blacklives matter, or #Stopasasianhate, or using hashtags to bring awareness and to advocate ...
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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 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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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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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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uttering others name than Allah

Is it shirk if I had uttered others name than Allah because of pain? I did this unknowingly will it fall under the ruling of shirk? Please help me.
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Is this an act of shirk?

I am a muslim and I have utterd an statement unintenionally which represent shirk but i had no believe in it neither i was doing this as an act of worship.so can it be regarded as shirk or not?
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Have I commited disbelief?

I was reading a book COMPLETELY NOT RELATED TO ASTROLOGY WHATSOEVER , ACCIDENTLY read something which said such and such a thing is an astrological sign Does that mean that I have learnt astrology ...
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Is this action shirk because it has showing off?

Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu, I was memorizing a surah from the Qur'an in Maghrib time, and I was in a room while my mother was teaching my younger brother some tajweed rules in the ...
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If the life in the Akirah becomes eternal then, does it mean, that life is equal to Allah's life as Allah is eternal?

I am having a doubt : The doubt is, 1. If Life after death is eternal, 2. We know, Allah is eternal. 3. And in the (sura Ikhlas: 4) Allah said, "None is comparable to him." So, is the concept of 1 ...
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Trying to figure out what this taweez means? [closed]

I had a taweez hung in my old bedroom (still there) and recently, I’ve been wondering what the number and letters mean. Are they references to Qur’an verses? Who knows? I don’t know if the prophet ...
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Is it shirk or waswaas

Assalamualykum wa rahmatullah. Like most people i used to pronounce Allah as "Allaa". But now I learned Tajwid and still say Allah instead of " Alloh"(pronouncing the Laam heavily ). Because I think ...
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Can we say Allah is time? [duplicate]

One of my friend said Allah is time and i argued it is shirk to say such a thing but he insist it is supported by sunnah. since time is a creation of Allah, it is like saying Allah is water another ...
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If someone asks forgiveness from minor shirk before death can he or she be forgiven

If someone commits small acts of minor shirk like swearing on other people to make their previous statment look the truth but has no intention to do shirk so like commiting minor shirk unknowingly can ...
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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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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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Can you commit shirk and evil eye in the mind?

I have really bad anxiety and I think I have intrusive thoughts/OCD. I have these awful thoughts that disrespects Allah(SWT) and I am scared. I keep doing my shahada because these thoughts sometimes ...
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Is calling someone 'master' of something shirk?

So basically what the title says, is it shirk to use the word 'master'? Like for example in sports games I see that sometimes people are called masters of that specific sport. And if it is shirk, is ...
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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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What do I do will allah forgive me? And is this Kufr

Assalamu Alaikum I am 15 year old boy who has found the path and guidance of Allah SWT, The exalted, most gracious, most merciful. I have been trying my best to stay away from anything considered ...
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What do I do in this case, is this Kufr?

I remember around three-two years, ago in a fit of rage, I insulted Allah, most merciful, most gracious. (I’m currently 15.) Now, I’ve been anxious to my mind,and have been having very bad thoughts ...
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Worried I've commited shirk!

I'm 13 years old, and a girl. Ever since I had persisted in a small sin, I started to realised that I may have committed a major sin! I became so worried, I started to cry, I panicked and I ...
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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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I have this feeling that i worship other than allah (shirk)

As salamu alaikum. I started praying all 5 prayers two months ago. I've completely changed. I felt close to Allah, but a few days ago some thoughts came to my mind that I'm worshipping something also ...
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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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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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Have I commit shirk?

I have a problem that I used to see many videos where they say someone has god like powers (astagfirullah), I always used to avoid those things, but once when I was talking about a strong man in anime ...
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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