Hanafi Fiqh

Intended do shirk/kufr but did not do it

Assalamualaykum wa Rahmatullah
If you wanted to do major shirk or kufr but you didn’t do it, does it put you out of the fold of Islam and your good deeds are erased? Even though you didn’t physically do shirk/kufr. For example your a muslim and you took necessary steps to go to a temple to worship idols but you didn’t do it. Has it put you out of the Islam and your good deeds are destroyed?

Hanafi Fiqh

Blasphemous thoughts

Assalamu Alaikum. Very bad thoughts, blasphemous thoughts have been coming to my mind. I remember a hadith from Sahih al-Bukhari, hadith 5289, that one is not held accountable as long as he doesn’t act upon or utter those evil thoughts in his mind. Sometimes evil, blasphemous thoughts come to my mind and I may laugh or smile at something, my siblings or something I hear on the TV, for example. Thoughts like “Are you finding these blasphemous thoughts funny? Did you act upon these thoughts?” come to head afterwards. I think to myself that I found my siblings or what I heard on the TV funny. But I also remember that humans sometimes justify sins, evil actions. I may be thinking positively of the religion of Islam and I’m calm but a blasphemous thought may come to mind and a question “Did you commit blasphemy of the heart?” comes to my mind and makes me feel worried. My heart was at peace, when one such thought came to my mind, I get thoughts that I agreed with it. Or I may be thinking of a serious matter and a thought “Are you making a careless (facial) expression? Are you belittling the punishment that Allah has prepared for those people?” comes to head. How can I differentiate between blasphemy of the heart and shaytann’s waswasa? A very bad thought, blasphemous thought comes to my mind and when I laugh at my siblings or something else, those bad thoughts keep coming in my mind (while I’m laughing or smiling) and I get worried that I may have acted upon those thoughts. Have I acted upon those thoughts? Does laughing when such thoughts are present in your mind take one out of Islam? Getting thoughts like “Do __(action)__ if __(blasphemous thought)__” and doing that action but you try to refute, get that thought out of your head and try to assure yourself that that action doesn’t support the thought you were having while you did the action by remembering the belief of Muslims, Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ah, you’re still a believer, correct?

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