Can we consult a sorcerer? This is a simple prediction similar to those made about hurricanes, earthquakes and rain. This is my personal experience. A sorcerer told me that I might go abroad at that point of time and it happened. It proved helpful for me as I had prepared well to go abroad. Is it allowable to benefit from such counsels of the sorcerers?
Even if it is accepted that polytheists alone are not to be allowed to come in the vicinity of the Ka'bah, the argument remains unanswered. Because at the end of the day, it would still be us humans who would be judging others as 'Mushrikun'. For example, we would certainly suggest that Hindus, for one, are polytheists. But the matter is not as simple. We don't know what is in the hearts of men. Many…
Why did Abraham worship the moon, sun, and stars and yet not get labelled as a polytheist when if someone did that today, they would be committing shirk?
I saw a verse inscribed on a wall of a Pakistani Muslim boutique that says like this: "Allah allah karne se na milay allah, Allah walon se milne se miljaye allah (You can reach God by calling Him. The only way to access Him is to join the company of His friends)." I don't remember the exact sentence but it was like this, my question is-is this shirk (polytheism) or just a sufi prose?
A lot of people say that these ulema, peers or anyone capable of guiding us spiritually, are 'waseelas, God's resources. We can seek Allah's help through them. For instance, a lot of people pray, “O Allah grant us this and that favour through the waseelah of Bibi Fatima.” Do u think that is right? I mean, there is no doubt as to the stature of Hazrat Fatima in Islam. But is it not wrong to…
Who is a Kafir? How can a Christian be a Kafir and still be from among
the People of the book?
I have following questions: