Category Archives: Shirk

The Worship of Allah is not Correct Except by Abandoning that which is Worshipped besides Him

Allah (subhaanuahu wa ta’aala) says: “Worship Allah Alone, and keep away from Taghut.” [an-Nahl (16):36] And He (subhaanuahu wa ta’aala) says: “Worship Allah alone and do not associate others in worship with him.” [an-Nisaa (4):36] Allah did not restrict His … Continue reading

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Points of Criticism Against Jama’ah Al-Tabligh

[1]: The founder of this group was nurtured upon Sufiyyah and gave two pledges of allegiance to Sufi orders. [2]: He would sit at the graves, waiting to receive some spiritual enlightenment and inspirational ideas from the deceased inside of … Continue reading

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Ibn Abbas on the idols worshipped by pagan Arabs, the names of which belonged to pious men

Narrated Ibn Abbas (رضي الله عنه‏): All the idols which were worshipped by the people of Noah were worshipped by the Arabs later on. As for the idol Wadd, it was worshipped by the tribe of Kalb at Daumat-al-Jandal; Suwa’ … Continue reading

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The Unity of Religions According to Ibn ‘Arabee

Ibn ‘Arabee held that all the pagans and idol-worshippers were upon the truth since Allaah is in his view everything. Therefore whoever worshipped an idol, or worshipped a stone, or a tree, or a human, or a star, then he … Continue reading

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New Shirk Quiz

The link below is for the Flash version:   For the non-Flash / iPad version click the following link: SHIRK Quiz All the previous quizzes have been updated, so please check them out here: http://islamtees.wordpress.com/quizzes/

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Is tawassul permissible because Umar used to request Al-Abbaas to pray for rain?

The following is all based on the excellent book, Tawassul – Its Types and Its Rulings by Shaikh Muhammad Naasiruddeen al-Albaanee, translated by Aboo Talhah Daawood ibn Ronald Burbank. Shaikh al-Albaanee replies to this doubt (‘Umar requesting Al-Abbaas to pray … Continue reading

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Clear Prohibition of Grave worship

Narrated ‘Aisha: Um Habiba and Um Salama mentioned about a church they had seen in Ethiopia in which there were pictures. They told the Prophet about it, on which he said, “If any religious man dies amongst those people they … Continue reading

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The Four Rules regarding Shirk

INTRODUCTION I ask Allaah, the Most Generous, Lord of the Great Throne to befriend you in this world and the Hereafter, and to make you blessed wherever you may be. And (I ask) that He make you from those who … Continue reading

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