Belief & Doctrine



Beliefs of Islam.

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asalam. shaykh gibril I read one of the questions a person asked u. and he said, “I’m Indonesian, live in [private]. Our family believes that we are the descendants of [private] of [private]. We’re facing the condition of losing our identity and it’s really torturing me mentally. Continue reading

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Invoking besides Allah others?

It is allowed as per Shaykh Nuh Ha Meem Keller to invoke Prophet s.a.w and awliya q.s for help? As per the correct intention we invoke through the high stations attached to their name before Allah s.w.t and not through their physical bodies. Continue reading

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Is making a Tulpa/Thought form Permissible?

A year ago I came across the concept of a tulpa which is an autonomous consciousness, existing parallel to the creator’s consciousness inside the same brain. Continue reading

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Fasting on Rabi al-Awwal ?

We see that such practice existed among the shites (the shiite scholar al-Mufid (d.413H) for example as quoted by Marion Holmez’s in “The Birth of The Prophet Muhammad: Devotional Piety in Sunni Islam”) Continue reading

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Hadith quoted by Wahhabis that our Nabi did commit SHIRK?

Dear Shk Haddad, Its me [private] from Sri lanka. A new ideology is starting to spread in Sri Lanka that our Prophet sallahualahiwasallim had committed SHIRK without his knowledge. (Ma’azallah!) Continue reading

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About isnad

Salam
Ya shaykh Gibril
Is there an opinion in Mizan al-’Itidal of imam al-Dhahabi, rahmatullahi ta’la alayh, (or any of his other books, or by some other imam)
To validate or to make permissibile the taking of fiqh and aqida, if they themselves are RELIABLE, of the immediate students (and their students and their students and so on), basically with the isnad in fiqh and aqida of an ‘Alim (y) who is dishonest in his presentation of another ‘Alims (z) book, to muftis for fatawa against him, in doing so alim (y) intentionally shows the ‘ibarat and the jumlay concerned in alim (z)’s book out of context and not what he intended just to get fatawa of kufr against him. Because of this dishonesty has been found out and his standing their by becoming tarnished and his isnad effectively not having the sidq attached to it because of this. Continue reading

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Following Fuqaha Outside of the Tareeqah

I have not made Bayat yet, but am interested. My main reservation is whether or not we are allowed to follow fuqaha who do not follow the Shaykh. Continue reading

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min al-kabair

In Adab al-Mufrad, the hadith from ibn Sayyidina ‘Umar (r) on the Kabair,
he mentions one as وَالَّذِي يَسْتَسْخِرُ translated as “scoffing”. Can you clarify the meaning? Continue reading

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The shafi scholar Imam Sharwani on Wahhabism

Is it true that the great shafi scholar Imam Sharwani has declared the Wahhabis to be khawarij in his Hashiya of Tuhfa?
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Asking non-Muslim jinn for help

I have received the answer regarding Muslim jinn, I need the answer for this specific question:
I want to know if is it permissible in Islam to ask non-Muslim jinn for help if the nature of the jinn is kind?
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