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Transporting a Mushrik to shrines or to attend banquets
It is not permissible to transport one who intends to visit shrines or banquet that is prepared for that shrine.




Taking graves as places of worship
The Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said on his deathbed: Let the curse of Allaah be upon the Jews and Christians; they have taken the graves of their prophets as places of worship.




Building Masjids over the graves of the Aawliyaa'
Beware! Those who came before you used to take the graves of their Prophets and righteous people as places of worship. Do not take graves as places of worship; I forbid you to do that.




Praying in a Masjid containing a grave and honouring the dead and invoking them
if a Masjid is built over a grave, it is not permissible to offer Salaah there.




Praying in a shrine seeking blessings from the Walee
If one intends to become closer or receive the pleasure of a Walee by performing Salaah there, then doing so is Shirk Akbar.




Visiting the graves of pious people
Calling upon the dead, seeking help and strength from them, offering sacrifices to them, or believing that they can bring benefit, avert harm, cure the sick, bring back absent ones, all these and their like are acts of major Shirkr.




Tawassul through the Aawliyaa'
Is it permissible for a Muslim to make Tawassul (supplicate to Allaah through a means) by virtue of the status of the prophets and the righteous people?




Invoking the Prophet’s honour or parents’ pleasure upon rising from one's seat
Calling, “In the name of the Prophet’s or the Messenger’s honour and status” is an act of Shirk Akbar.




Belief in Allaah (part 2 of 2): Shirk, the opposite of Tawheed
There is no issue upon which Islaam is so strict as the one of monotheism (Tawheed). Associating partners with God (Shirk) is the deadliest sin.



Omens
Many superstitions in the name of good and bad omens are widespread in the world, and a Muslim should have a clear understanding as to how it affects their belief.



Charms and amulets
Faith in charms, amulets, and talismans contradict belief in Allaah’s Lordship by attributing the ability to bring good or avert bad fortune to these created beings.



Shirk and its types (part 1 of 3)
Shirk  is the opposite of Tawheed. Shirk contradicts the very purpose of creation.



Shirk and its types (part 2 of 3)
Praying, bowing, and putting one’s forehead on the ground are acts of worship reserved only for Allaah.



Shirk and its types (part 3 of 3)
Differences between greater shirk and lesser shirk.



Relative who used to offer sacrifices for other than Allaah passed away
There is no doubt that his action is shirk and that he is a mushrik.



Shirk of the polytheists to whom the Prophet was sent
What is the Shirk of the polytheists to whom the Prophet (May the peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) was sent?



Is the Hajj of a person who commits major shirk unknowingly valid?
Is the Hajj of a person who commits acts of shirk and he doesn't know and the proof has not yet been established upon him valid?



Difference between major and minor shirk
What is difference between  major and the minor shirk as far as forgiveness is concerned?



Is requesting du’aa from the dead Major or Minor Shirk?
What is the speech of the scholars regarding someone who requests supplication from the dead?



Is the bow in karate an act of shirk?
It is not permissible to bow to anyone other than Allaah.

 
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