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Is it right to say “ya gaus al madad”or “ya Ali madad” etc.? Can we call them in the “gaib” … lot of “Aalim” say this is right, with that intense.

Answered by Darulifta Deoband Waqf

Is it right to say “ya gaus al madad”or “ya Ali madad” etc.? Can we call them in the “gaib”With the intention that he will give us with Allah’s blessings.Is this Right please give your answer is important for because A lot of “Aalim” say this is right, with that intense. Answer: Ref. No. 1205/42-504… read more »

Is it permissible seeking help from ghairullah? Seeking help from anyone other than Allaah shirk? … budu wa iyyaka nastaeen what indicate isti’anah?

Answered by Darulifta Deoband Waqf

Is it permissible seeking help from ghairullah? Seeking help from anyone other than Allaah shirk?  in the ayah of iyyaka na’budu wa iyyaka nastaeen what indicate isti’anah? Answer: Ref. No. 1329/42-704 There is nothing wrong seeking help from one another in worldly things, as the world system cannot function without it. However, the things which… read more »

Being unlucky and unfortunate.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Q. If a person tells another that he or she is lucky, is this shirk or Islamically correct? Also the phrase unfortunate, such as in the sentence, ‘the person was unfortunate to have bought the shirt before the sale.’ Is using the word unfortunate shirk? What about if someone tells you best of luck, is… read more »

Shrines and domes over graves.

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Q. Is it permissible to make shrines and domes over the graves of saints and visit these places for barakah, eg there is ashrine in Ajmer in india, so is it permissible to make such structures? A. It is not permissible to make shrines and domes over the graves. These are prohibited in Islam. It… read more »

Purpose of fighting battles.

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Q. Is it true to say that Islam was spread by the sword? What was the purpose of fighting so many battles especially during the caliphate of Umar (radiallahu anhu)? A. No, it is not true to say that Islam was spread by the sword. A look into the history of Islam reveals that shirk/kufr… read more »

RAMADHAN THE MONTH OF FORGIVENESS

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

QUESTION: As Salaamu  Wa Alaikum, Will a believer be forgiven for committing suicide in the month of Ramadan as this is considered to be a month when Allah is most forgiving? ANSWER: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, The Holy Quran states, ‘Certainly Allah does not forgive that Shirk be committed with Him, but He forgives whatever… read more »

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