Visiting the graves of Awliyaa’ and asking them to fulfill one’s needs

Question: What is the ruling on visiting the graves of Awliyaa’ (pious people)? When people experience drought or illness or anything similar, they offer a sheep or a chicken with the intention that Allaah may send rain or cure their sick!

Answer: This is not permissible; it is an act of Shirk (associating others with Allaah in His Divinity or worship), for Allaah (Exalted be He) says… read more here.

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