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Who stays in Hell forever per Islam?

Kuffar (disbelievers) remain in Hell forever. This is expressed in the Quran in multiple places in multiple ways e.g: إن تستغفر لهم سبعين مرة فلن يغفر الله لهم ذلك بأنهم كفروا بالله ورسوله If ...
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How to remove or solve a possible shirk Issue from Verse (43:84)?

If we take the Verse (43:84)literally, it would mean that there's a deity in the heaven and an other on earth No, it would not mean that if you take it literally(and we always should). the verse ...
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What parts of al-Busiri's Burdah are rejected by salafis and why?

These are three example verses of the poem that are considered dangerously close to Shirk or even Shirk itself:- O noblest of creation, I have no one but you to turn to except you when major calamity ...
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Is it blasphemy to question Islam?

Is it blasphemy to question Islam? No, it is not blasphemy to question your belief in Islam. The companions of the Prophet (pbuh) often asked him questions regarding Islam. During the time of the ...
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wearing necklaces that have verses from the Quran on them a sin?

There is no clear cut on the issue of written verses of qur'an on objects of daily use. But there's a consensus that once these verse would be misused or misplaced it is at least makrooh (frowned upon)...
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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: "whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin ... he has disbelieved"?

Al Wahab didn't introduce/originally derive this concept. He just propagated and 'popularized' it (for lack of a better term). It is a very old concept. In fact, we saw Prophet Abraham (peace be upon ...
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Does Allah have idols or pictures?

Allah can not be seen by people in this life: لا تدركه الأبصار Vision perceives Him not — Quran 6:103 لن تراني You cannot see Me — Quran 7:143 Also see Quran 42:51. There is nothing in existence ...
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Isn't tabarruk equivalent to believing in amulets and talismans?

Seeking Allah's blessing (تبرك) through the person and possessions of His prophets is proven. From the Quran regarding the use of the shirt of Joseph and the Ark of the Covenant: اذهبوا بقميصي هذا ...
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Is henotheism also a sin in Islam?

The following are the Islamic beliefs about God: لا إله إلا الله There is no god, except Allah 47:19 الله أحد Allah is One112:1 وحده لا شريك له He is Alone, and has no partners or associates6:163 ,...
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Is believing without verifying a speech by the ullammah shirk?

An ullama has an informed opinion about Islam: while their views are fallible, they're most likely correct. Moreover, when they're incorrect, their errors are more likely to be minor. It's over-the-...
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Is major kufr automatically also shirk?

Kufr is not automatically shirk, but major shirk is automatically kufr. In addition, kufr is not restricted solely to rejecting Islam; rather, kufr comprises nullifying Islam, too, which can happen ...
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I'm too scared to pray salah because of my doubts

A perfect being (God) cannot become imperfect, otherwise He was never perfect to begin with if he was susceptible to losing power. God's attributes are Eternal.. they are never "lost". So this ...
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Is it possible that Hinduism was founded by a Prophet of Allah but has been changed into polytheism?

I'd suggest that you ask the people over at Hinduism.SE about whether the given scripture is authentic or properly interpreted by Zakir Naik. Unfortunately I've seen many of his claims, from ...
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Is it shirk to call someone lord/god/goddess as a show of respect?

No, it is not permissible to call someone a “god”, “goddess” or “lord”. Because, this would lead you to commit shirk, and you will be punished very sever by God Almighty. Here is how and why it is ...
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Accusation of Shirk

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions If you mean that His divinity is without any flaws and imperfections so ...
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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: "whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin ... he has disbelieved"?

Your impression of takfīr as a hugely risky process is indeed correct. The Prophet ﷺ warned his companions, and the rest of the Muslim nation, of the risk involved of publicly declaring one as a ...
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Idolatry within Islam

The Kaabah is a building and not an image or representation of Allah, not a false deity, and not the intended object of worship, hence it is not an idol. It does mark the qiblah: the direction faced ...
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Reference of hadith in Musnad Ahmed which states the wearing taweez/amulet is shirk?

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Brother, the complete hadith you are referring to is: It was narrated from ‘Uqbah ibn ‘Aamir al-Juhani that a group came to the Messenger of Allaah (ﷺ) [to ...
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Is saying Salam or facing towards the grave of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and greeting him Shirk?

Salaams Its a shame that today we have lost touch with the spiritual side of islam. In chapter 2 of the holy Quran Allah states verse 2 , the ones that believe in the unseen. Then Allah says وَلَا ...
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Is hoping that man can bring dinosaurs back to life kufr?

No. What you are describing is, men bringing back dinosaurs from their DNA. But man still need the DNA. This isn't creating life. This would be using a process to use earth's resources to make ...
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Is hoping that man can bring dinosaurs back to life kufr?

This does not constitute kufr in my opinion; kufr relates to matters of religious truth and whether or not you accept them, and you didn't deny the doctrine that only god gives life. Actually bringing ...
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What is the meaning of Shirk and the meaning of Tawheed? What is the difference between these two?

Tawheed means to believe in the uniqueness of God. It comes from the word Wahdat which means Unity. The one who believes in the uniqueness of God, is called Mowahhid ("موحد") . Shirk means to ...
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What exactly does Allah mean when He says He doesn't forgive shirk?

Here's some of what is written on this matter: Shirk is forgiveable if one repents Say, "O My servants who have transgressed against themselves [by sinning], do not despair of the mercy of Allah....
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Is it haram to marry a Christian woman?

The view of the vast majority of the jurists is that marriage to women from People of the Scripture is permissible. Christian women are included in them: trinitatians or otherwise. Most Christians ...
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wearing necklaces that have verses from the Quran on them a sin?

If it is not in the Qur'an, it is not shirk. يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تُحَرِّمُوا طَيِّبَاتِ مَا أَحَلَّ اللَّهُ لَكُمْ وَلَا تَعْتَدُوا ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يُحِبُّ الْمُعْتَدِينَ - 5:87 '...
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Parents not understanding

Wa Alaikum As Salam WrWb. Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said, ‏ إن الله وضع عن أمتي الخطأ والنسيان وما استكرهوا عليه (Allah has forgiven my nation for mistakes and forgetfulness, and what they are forced to ...
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Did I commit a shirk?

What happened to you happens also to many people, it isn't an act of shirk. And what you have done is the correct manner to complete your prayer. See also posts like What to do if I forget how to ...
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Is the punishment for shirk (Qur'an 98:6) the same as the punishment for murdering a believer (Qur'an 4:93)?

Hell is a big place. It has many levels just like how Heaven has many levels. This is one ayah that confirm this: النَّارُ يُعْرَضُونَ عَلَيْهَا غُدُوًّا وَعَشِيًّا ۖ وَيَوْمَ تَقُومُ السَّاعَةُ ...
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Have I done shirk ? Please urgent?

I'll mention some points (but it looks like this question goes beyond what random people on the Internet can help with): If the object in question is not being ascribed any supernatural powers, we ...
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