How To Approach Allah Almighty

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?

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Nature And Duration Of The Punishment In The Next World

I want to learn difference among the punishments promised to the hypocrites (munafiqs), polytheists (mushriqs), disbelievers (kafirs) and Muslims in the Hellfire by Allah Almighty. Allah has mentioned in the Quran that He, if He so wills, can forgive any sin except shirk. Does this mean that disbelieving (kufr) is also forgivable if it doesn't include any element of shirk in it? If this is true then what are these type of kufr (Like someone falsely claiming Prophethood, disbelieving in any verse of Quran, not believing in the day of resurrection etc...) And what about the hypocrites (munafiqs) who will be punished most severely in the Hell, will it be forgivable if Allah so wills!!!

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Why Is “Shirk” Unforgiveable?

I have following questions:

1 - Why is "shirk" been declared as a sin which will not be forgiven in any case. A Buddhist friend of mine says that isn’t God very selfish while declaring this? Kindly, respond and also tell the effect of "shirk" on worldly life?
2 - My second question is regarding the act of zina. A person who is committing zina or (in second case) going near zina, answerable to God only or the society as well? Can some body say, to the person who is committing zina or going near, that you are answerable to us as well?

3- Thirdly, if one comes to know that an individual near him or in his community is doing something wrong, what should be the right approach towards his correction?

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