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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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A parable from the Qur’aan on the futility of worshipping idols

  يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ ضُرِبَ مَثَلٌ فَاسْتَمِعُوا لَهُ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ تَدْعُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ لَن يَخْلُقُوا ذُبَابًا وَلَوِ اجْتَمَعُوا لَهُ وَإِن يَسْلُبْهُمُ الذُّبَابُ شَيْئًا لَّا يَسْتَنقِذُوهُ مِنْهُ ضَعُفَ الطَّالِبُ وَالْمَطْلُوبُ “O mankind! A similitude has been coined, so listen to … 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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What were the origins of Shirk?

Concerning the saying of Allah – the most perfect – about the people of Nooh: “And they have said : You shall not forsake your gods, nor shall you forsake Wadd, nor Suwaa’, nor Yaghooth, nor Ya’ooq, nor Nasr.” (Surah … Continue reading

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The different types of Shirk

There are three different kinds of Shirk: 1) The Greater Shirk 2) The Lesser Shirk 3) The Hidden Shirk   THE GREATER SHIRK:   For the one who dies upon it, the Greater Shirk results in the nullification of deeds … Continue reading

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