Thursday, 27 August 2015

Deobandi Conditional Allowance for Grave Worship (Shirk)


The most eminent Deobandi scholar, known as “Hakim-ul-Ummat” - Ashraf Ali Thanwi (1863-1943) wrote that it is both permissible and possible to acquire assistance from the dead in their graves!



Writing on the subject of



قبروں سے مدد چاہنا



Ashraf Thanwi comments:



ہاں! ان سے وہ چیزیں مانگو جو ان کے پاس ہوں تو اب بھی صاحب نسبت ان سے فیض حاصل کرسکتا ہے



Translation: “Yes! Ask them (inmates of the graves) for that which they actually possess, for even now the Sahib-e-Nisbat [person connected through Sufism, mysticism, etc.] can acquire blessings and benefits from them.”



Reference: Ashraf ul Jawab, p.113


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