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Kufr

Stray thoughts

Q: I have a problem, a big problem. Inside my head/heart I always have a whisper that is very wrong if said using my mouth. The whisper is like it is easier if we don't need to do ghusl like others, whisper like ghusl is a burden. It happens in my head. Afterwards, I...

Studying at a Christian school

Q: I learn at a Christian school. There, we are forced to join Church sessions every day in a Church. Can I attend these sessions provided I do not believe in Christianity?A: It is totally haraam for you to be present in these prayer sessions which are conducted in...

Denying a Sunnah

Q: I have a question which I hope you can clarify: If someone denies that a certain Sunnah is a Sunnah, under which conditions would this be kufr?A: A sunnat which has got textual proof and is categorical.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti...

Going to dargaahs

Q: We used to go to dargah many years ago (me and my parents) and do all the things which are against the teachings of Islam and we used to bow down at the grave there and then at that time our aqidah was like the person in the grave will act as a intercessor between...

Rinsing the bucket after washing impure clothes

Q: My parents do not understand about najasat much. They clean the impure and the pure clothes together in the same bucket and later they do not wash the bucket and use it again for washing purposes. I have told them that the bucket becomes impure and has to be washed...

Taking an oath with the word “God”

Does using the terms 'oh my god' or 'for gods sake' mean blasphemy & if so constitute as kufr? Also if you say the term 'I swear to god ....' will that be termed as an oath? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. ...

Qadha After Irtidaad

I was born in a muslim family. Knew was a muslim but never did my namaaz, never felt like. Even after attaining puberty i did not establish prayers. And then I converted into a christian. Lived like a non believer a whole year. And Allah swt brought this unworthy back...

Can I take an oath to receive my US citizenship

 I have emigrated from an arab muslim country to US and livedthere for almost 20 years. I became a US citizens and gave up my originalarab muslim country citizenship even though I can keep both citizenship inboth countries. My original arab muslim country ruled by...