This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Thoughts of shirk

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Q: Sometimes I knowingly start believing that there are many gods with Allah only in my mind, then I suddenly say or think no no no these all are fake things? Will Allah forgive me for these things? A: Definitely. Read durood shareef. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim… read more »

Asking one’s needs from the dead

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Q: People of barelevi maslak who ask their needs to the graves of dead people, are they Muslim? Is this not quit similar to hindu faith or faith of mushrikeen e Makkah because as mentioned in Saheeh Muslim they also believed in one Allah. A: Seeking one’s needs from the deceased in haraam. If one… read more »

Kissing graves

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Q: Kissing graves of the Auliyaa. I was presented with the following argument from a family member and need to give some clarification. Argument: Kissing Mazaars [A Summary of the teachings of Saudi Arabian Sunni Islamic Scholar Shaykh As-Sayyid Muhammad ibn `Alawi al-Maliki of Makkah al-Mukarramah] The issue of kissing is often (deliberately) misunderstood. Kissing… read more »

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Undergoing treatment by an Aamil

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Q: My question is regarding treatment for sehr. I have been to doctors and blood tests, all clear Alhamdulillah. I thereafter wanted to go to an aamil for treatment and searched the internet regarding this, I read that by going to someone who uses jinn one can loose their Iman and sometimes may be equivalent… read more »

My question is a women can go in tomb (kabristan).like sirhind, mehdiyan, nizamuddin etc with her husband or any member of family? Please, reply soon.

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 318=318/L)   The women can not go to Dargahs (graves of pious personalities) even with their husbands and Mahrams (father, son, brother etc) since these places are generally centres of un-Islamic activities: والتبرک بزیارة قبور الصالحین فلا باس بہ اذا کن عجائز ویکرہ اذا کن شواب کحضور الجماعة فی المساجد… read more »