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Grave Worshippers: Altering of names does not change the Reality

In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful The Bestower of Mercy Shaikh Saleh al Fawzaan states in his explanation of Kitab at-Tawhid under the chapter [From Shirk is to seek Aid and Assistance (after a calamity befalls) from other than Allaah or to Call Upon Others]: "Indeed Shaikh ul-Islam ibn Tamiyyah mentioned in one of his works – or rather, in many of his works – paraphrased as follows; Indeed that which occurs to the grave worshippers in terms of their needs being fulfilled [i.e. the affair they seek at the grave actually occurs for them], then that is not an evidence upon the correctness of their methodology [i.e. the methodology of grave worship], Read more ...

Every Soul Shall Taste Death

“The eyes surely tear, and the heart is surely in pain, but (with my tongue) I will only say that which is pleasing to Allah, and we are indeed sad at being separated from you, O Ibrahim.” — Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam), upon losing his child Ibrahim at 2 years old. Almighty Lord Allah (Subhanahu Ta 'ala - exalted is He) says in the Quran: "Blessed is He in Whose Hand is the dominion, and He is Able to do all things. Who has created death and life, that He may test you which of you is best in deed. And He is the All-Mighty, the Oft-Forgiving;" [Surah Al-Mulk, 67:1-2] Every one of us has to die. In this regard Allah mentioned Read more ...

The Heart is Dead

Ibrahim Bin Adham was asked as to why our dua’s do not get accepted even though Allah Ta`ala has said, “And ask of me; I shall grant you...” So Ibrahim Bin Adham answered: "Your dua’s do not get answered because your hearts are dead." They said, ‘Why are our hearts dead?’ He answered,because of 8 things: You know the rights of Allah upon you but you do not fulfill them. You read the Quran but you do not act on its commandments. You claim that you love the Prophet (may peace and blessing of Allah be upon him) but you don’t follow his way. You say we fear death, but you don’t prepare for it. Allah says, "Indeed shaytan is your enemy, Read more ...

Q&A : Burying better than Cremating Dead Bodies

Question : Why do Muslims bury dead bodies instead of cremating them, i.e. burning them? Answer By Dr Zakir Naik   Components of human body present in the soil : Elements that are present in the human body are present in lesser or greater quantity in the soil. Hence it is more scientific to bury a dead body, as it easily gets decomposed and mixed in the soil. No Pollution : Cremating (burning) the dead body leads to pollution of the atmosphere which is detrimental to health and harmful for the environment. There is no such pollution caused by burying a dead body. Surrounding land becomes fertile : To cremate a dead body several trees have to Read more ...