Fatwa: # 15711
Category: Beliefs and Practices (Aq...
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 3rd October 2007

Title

When i was living as a jahil, i looked up in the sky/stars/clouds and made a wish, and i am not sure wether i called upon God or his creation (stars/clouds etc)...Will Allah Forgive me?

Question

I think i may have commited shirk, PLEASE ADVISE:
I was born as a muslim, and my teenage years i was living in Jaheliya, now for last few months i have been practicing.
When i was living as a jahil, i looked up in the sky/stars/clouds and made a wish, and i am not sure wether i called upon God or his creation (stars/clouds etc)
Will Allah Forgive me? PLEASE ADVISE ME I UNDERSTAND HOW BIG SIN SHIRK IS, AND I DO BELIEVE TRULY THAT THERE IS NO GOD BUT ALLAH.
PLEASE HELP ME BROTHER AS THIS IS REALLY BOTHERING ME, I HAVE LEFT ALL EVIL DOINGS BEHIND BUT THIS IS ONE MAJOR THING THAT IS BOTHERING ME AND MAKING ME THINK I WILL END UP IN HELLFIRE FOREVER (AUZU`BI-LAH)

Answer

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh

Allah is Most Forgiving. You believe in Allah, you know there is no partner to Allah. You are now repenting and seeking his forgiveness, most definitely, he will forgive you

And Allah knows best

Wassalam

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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