All praise be to Allaah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon the Last of the Prophets, and his family and Companions.
From `Abdul-`Azeez ibn `Abdullaah ibn Baaz to whoever reads this of the Muslims. May Allaah guide me and them to comprehension of religious knowledge and conduct me and them along His Straight Path.
May Allaah’s Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you!
This advice intends to draw attention to some abominable acts ignorantly committed by many people as a result of Satanic temptation and corruption of their minds and thoughts in submission to the whim of those who commit it.
Among these acts is that which I was informed about; that some people call others to worship them, alleging things that could delude the common people into the belief that they could dispose of the affairs of the universe or that they are qualified to be invoked in order to benefit or to harm. Such an act on the part of those aberrant people is an imitation Fir`awn (Pharaoh) and similar evil disbelievers, since Allaah Alone – and none else – deserves to be worshipped due to His Omnipotence, Prescience, and not being in need of any of His creatures. For worship of Allaah Alone is the purpose of sending Messengers and Books and for which Allaah created the jinn and mankind and legislated Jihaad (fighting or striving in the Cause of Allaah). Allaah (Exalted be He) says: And I (Allaah) created not the jinn and mankind except that they should worship Me (Alone).… read more here.