Rejecting a fardh of Deen

Q: I want to ask about the reasons which cause the loss of a person’s Imaan. There is a man who does not fast in the Holy month of Ramadaan. He does not say prayers regularly. But whenever he says the prayer, he only recites “Ashadu Allah Ilaaha Illallah” in attahiyyaat and ends the prayer. He does not recite complete kalima and Durood etc. He gives the reason that he does so because he does not like reciting anyone elses name in Namaaz except ALLAH. He also does not believe in Qurbaani and says it is better to give money to a poor person than spending money on this event. Whenever something is explained to him-in the light of Sunnah/Hadees, he does not agree/believe and says just tell me where this thing is written in the Quran. About Hajj he once said it is just a way to increase the treasures of the Arabs. My question is that can this person be regarded as a Muslim and if he marries a Muslim woman, will the Nikah be vaild?


A: This man is a jaahil. Just ignore him, He is not only a jaahil but his jahaalat and ignorance is compounded and he is a poor confused soul that is totally lost.

If he rejects any fardh then rejecting of fardh is equivalent to disbelief.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)