Seeking help from and making vows to the Awliyaa’

Question: What is the ruling on seeking help from the Awliyaa’ (pious people), offering vows to them, considering them intercessors with Allaah, making Tawaaf (circumambulation) around their graves, seeking blessings from the stones thereof, and shading them ?

Answer: Seeking the Awliyaa’s help at their graves, vowing to them or considering them intercessors to Allaah and asking them to do so is Shirk Akbar (major form of associating others in worship with Allaah) that drives a person away from Islam and admits them permanently into Hellfire if they die while believing in this… read more here.

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