Major Sins and Act of Shirk


Fortunetelling (part 1 of 3) There are among mankind, people who claim knowledge of the unseen and the future. They are known by various names, among them: fortune-teller, soothsayer, foreseer, augur, magician, prognosticator, oracle, astrologer, palmist, etc. Fortune-tellers use various methods and mediums from which they claim to extract their information, among them: reading tea-leaves, … Read more
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(part 1 of 2): What do Satanists believe? What exactly is Satanism? The Google dictionary defines it as, “The worship of Satan, typically involving a travesty of Christian symbols and practices, such as placing a cross upside down. The website wordnetweb.princeton.edu defines it as belief in and reverence for devils (especially Satan) and thefreedictionary.com adds … Read more
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Praying at graves

Praying at graves source: fatāwā jeddah ~ rulings from jeddah ~ tape no. 13 Question #4: “How do we bring together (the Prophet’s) (صلى الله عليه وسلم) prohibition of praying in the graveyard and his praying over the woman who used to sweep in the masjid?” Shaykh al-Albānī answers: shaykh al-albaani (rahimahullaah) clarifies the difference … Read more
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The traveler, traveling and its conditions

The traveler, traveling and its conditions Question #2: “Why did you complete (your prayer)?” [The shaykh was led in prayer during his journey, then the imām shortened (the prayer) but the shaykh did not shorten, so he was asked about that] Shaykh al-Albānī answers: “The matter )of being considered a traveler(, in my understanding, does … Read more
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