My question is in holy quran it is written we should take wasila i dont remember ayaah .some people say we should take wasila of our beloved prophet pbuh
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my question is in holy quran it is written we should take wasila i dont remember ayaah .some people say we should take wasila of our beloved prophet pbuh , some says we should take wasila of our good deeds and all holy names of Allah Tallah and others says that we should wasila of all auliya allah. pls guide me.we should just follow what holy quran and sunnah say alhamdulillah i do.
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Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 5 Surah Maidah verse 35: O ye who believe! Fear Allah and seek the wasila (means of approach) unto Him; and strive with might and main in His Cause: that ye may prosper.
In context of the absolutely clear guidance of the Quran and the Sunnah, wasila is a means to approach Allah Subhanah by doing righteous good deeds like Jihad (striving in His Cause), Prayer, Fasts, Charity, etc. Sincere belief, trust, fear and hope, and the striving and doing righteous good deeds are the only means whereby one may approach the Pleasure and Good Will of the Merciful Lord and Creator.
Under absolutely no circumstances or context can the above Aayah of the Glorious Quran even remotely imply that wasila means to take the graves of the pious righteous deceased slaves of Allah Subhanah and start invoking the awliyaa-Allah in their graves as a means of approaching Allah Subhanah! Allah is our witness brother, such type or means of wasila or approach are manifest acts of the abomination of shirk in the Sight of Allah Subhanah!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 39 Surah Zumar verse 3: Is it not to Allah that sincere devotion is due? But those who take awliyaas other than Allah (say): "We only serve them (the awliyaas) in order that they may bring us nearer to Allah." Truly Allah will judge between them in that wherein they differ. But Allah guides not such as are false and ungrateful.
It has indeed always happened that when some true and pious servant of Allah Subhanah died, some people declared him after his death as a Wali (plural Awliya) from themselves, and shared some of Allah Rights and Attributes with this departed person! Some made images and worshipped them, some made idols and invoked them, and some turned their graves into places of worship and invocations!
Allah Alone is All-Hearing; but some ignorant people shared this Noble Attribute of Allah with their Awliyaas and declared them to be all-hearing too!
Similarly, Allah Alone is All-Seeing; but some ignorant people shared this Noble Attribute of Allah with their Awliyaas and declared them to be all-seeing too!
This is precisely what has been termed shirk in the Glorious Quran!
One who we think is a righteous and pious man and declare him a wali, may or may not be a wali; for Allah Subhanah Alone knows the condition of his heart and his intentions. But there is absolutely no doubt that all the Messengers of Allah Subhanah are His Walis! And the Messenger of Allah (saws) invoked the curse of Allah Subhanah on those who made and used the graves of the Noble Prophets of Allah as shrines, tombs, or places of worship!
Abu Hurairah narrated: "The Prophet (saws) said: 'May Allah curse the Jews and the Christians for they turned the graves of their Prophets into places of worship' (dargahs).''
Related by Bukhari and Muslim.
Aishah reported: "Umm Habibah and Umm Salamah mentioned to Allah's Messenger (saws) a church in which they saw drawings while in Abyssinia, whereupon he (saws) said: 'Those people used to build a place of worship (dargah) over the grave of a righteous man among them when he died, and make such drawings in it. These will be the worst of people in the sight of Allah on the Day of Resurrection.''
Related by Bukhari and Muslim
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 7.706 Narrated by Aisha and Abdullah bin Abbas
When the disease of the Messenger of Allah (saws) got aggravated, he covered his face with a Khamisa, but when he became short of breath, he would remove it from his face and say, "It is like that! May Allah curse the Jews and Christians because they took the graves of their prophets as places of worship. (dargah)" By that he warned his followers of imitating them, by doing that which they did.
It is indeed unfortunate and absolute and utter ignorance, that after being specifically warned by the Messenger of Allah (saws); some people who profess their belief in him and his message start making and using the graves of the deceased pious slaves of Allah Subhanah as places of worship and invocation!
If one invokes anything or anyone other than Allah Subhanah, or if one invokes or call upon anything or anyone with Allah Subhanah there is absolutely no doubt that such a person will be committing the heinous and abomination act of shirk!!!
It is the strict command and sole Right of Allah Subhanah, as the Creator and Sustainer of the World, that He and He Alone should be invoked for anything one desires and needs; for there is none in the Universe who can give anything if Allah does not will to give, and there is none in the Universe who can stop Allah if He wills to show mercy on His slaves!
If one so much so as even tries to invoke someone or something other than Allah Subhanah Alone, he will be committing the most heinous of crimes in the sight of Allah Subhanah; that is, shirk!!!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 10 Surah Yunus verse 18: These people serve beside Allah those which can neither harm nor benefit them, and say, These are our shofaa (intercessors) with Allah! (O Mohammed), tell them, Do you wish to inform Allah of that thing which He knows not in the heavens, or in the earth? He is absolutely free from, and exalted above the shirk that they commit.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 18 Surah Kahf verse 102: What? Do these people, who have disbelieved, presume that they would make My servants their auliyaas besides Me? We have prepared Hell for the hospitality of such people.
Allah says in
the Holy Quran Chapter 5 Surah Maidah verse 72: Whoever commits shirk
(invoking anything with Allah), Allah
shall forbid for him
Beloved brother in Islam, the Glorious Quran is overflowing with the warnings of Allah Subhanah regarding every manifestation of the heinous sin of shirk. Every nation who was destroyed before, be it the nation of Prophet Nooh (a.s.), the nation of Aad, the nation of Thamud, the nation of Prophet Lut (a.s.), the nation of Prophet Shoaib (a.s.), etc. Every nation was destroyed by Allah Subhanah because they did exactly what they were warned against by the Prophets who came to them: they invariably invoked others with Allah Subhanah and were guilty of the heinous crime of shirk!
Some invoked the sun, the moon, the stars; some invoked animals; some invented their own gods; and some made images and graves of the deceased righteous pious people (awliyaas) and invoked them with Allah Subhanah.and thus became guilty of the abomination and the most hated crime in the sight of The All-Mighty Lord, shirk!!!
May Allah have mercy on the Ummah of Mohamed (saws), and save them from ever committing this abomination and heinous crime of shirk!
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Your Brother in Islam,