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Is Witchcraft A Major Sin? Am I Still Muslim?

Short Answer: Yes, it is absolutely a major sin, one of the seven major sins. It shows a lack of trust in God’s ability to help deliver us from our trials. In that way, it’s a form of shirk, or giving partners to Allah. However, committing such acts of witchcraft do not take you out of the …

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Guardian Angels: Isn't Belief In Them A Form of Shirk?

Short Answer: No, believing in guardian angels is not a form of shirk, because to believe in such angels is to worship God. He tells us that he created certain angels whose responsibilities to us include guarding us, watching us, and taking down our every word and deed. There are angels who visit us and enjoy listening to …

Is Bowing Before Someone a Kind of Shirk?

Salam Alaikum, Thank you for sending in your question to our website. In Islam, the first pillar of faith, and the first article of belief that a person has to possess in order to be Muslim, is monotheism or “tauheed” i.e. belief in only one god. When a Muslim staunchly believes and declares that “there …

Are There Saints in Islam?

Asalamu Alaikum Farouq, Thank you for your question and for having faith in us to offer you an answer for your important question.  If by saints you mean those among the Muslims who are considered by many to be very pious servants of Allah, then yes, there are many whom we could call “saints” in …


Can Acts of Shirk Be Forgiven?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, thank you for your question that shows your real interest of your faith. If any person commits an act of shirk, …

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