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Shirk and Bid’ah

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I want to know regarding shirk and bida’h and Allah will pardon every sin except shirk so I want to get details of shirk and bida’h. Please suggest me some books so that I can have better idea of shirk and bida’h or explain me all the things which lead a person to shirk and… read more »

Providing services to SIKH Yatries

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I am a travel agent, I need to ask if I provide transportation and accommodation services to Sikh Yatris in Pakistan who will travel to Pakistan from USA for visit to their Sacred places in Pakistan. I will have nothing to do with any of their religious activities. We just have to provide them transportation… read more »

Hair Growth with Laser Comb

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 Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I have a comb with lasers that is suppose to help with hair growth for my hair. Is it ḥarām (religiously prohibited) to use this or is it okay? Is this shirk because this may be associating something with Allāh’s quality of creating? Answer: Jazkā Allāh Khayr / Thank… read more »

Are Amulets (ta’awīdh) Permitted in Islam?

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is it permissible to wear an amulet (ta’awīdh) in Islam, with an intention that it will help protect and cure? Do Islamic teachings support this or is this considered shirk (act of disbelief in God)? Answer: Thank you for your question. Our prayer for everyone is that Allāh Almighty… read more »