Question: Can someone who worships or invokes other than Allaah or offers a sacrificial animal to some shaykh, such as happens in Egypt, be excused for being ignorant or not? If they cannot be excused for being ignorant, how do you explain the story of Dhat Anwat? Please enlighten us, may Allaah reward you!
Answer: A Mukallaf (person meeting the conditions to be held legally accountable for their actions) cannot be excused for worshipping other than Allaah, or offering sacrifices as a means of drawing closer to other than Allaah, or making a vow to other than Allaah, and other acts of worship that should be devoted to Allaah alone… read more here.
Question: Is it permissible for Muslims to write spiritual names (the names of Jinn or angels), or the Most Beautiful Names of Allaah, or other charms or spells that are well-known by the spiritualists, to be used for protection against the evils of the Jinn, Satan, or witchcraft?
Answer: Seeking help from the Jinn or angels, and calling upon them to ward off evil or bring good fortune, or for protection against the evils of the Jinn, are acts of major Shirk (associating others with Allaah in His Divinity or worship) that takes the doer out of the Deen (religion) of Islaam – may Allaah forbid… read more here.
Question: Is it permissible for a Muslim, while making Du`aa’ (supplication) to Allaah, to say: “O servants of Allaah’s Most Beautiful Names, answer and fulfill my needs.”?
Answer: Calling the servants of Allaah’s Most Beautiful Names to fulfill one’s needs is Shirk (associating others with Allaah in His Divinity or worship), for it involves calling imaginary servants beside Allaah; a matter for which we know no evidence; Allaah (Exalted be He) says… read more here.
Question 499: Is it true that there is a servant appointed for each of Allaah’s Names to serve the people reciting this Name for a specific number of times, even though there is no Hadeeth or Aayah (Qur’aanic Verse) stating this matter?
Answer: This is not true and has no origin... read more here.