Question:
What are the beliefs and legal opinions of Wahhabis?

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Answer:
Wahhabis consider many of Muslim’s beliefs to be prohibited and have issued legal opinions against their beliefs some examples of which are as follows: 1- Prohibition on going to the pilgrimage of divine saints’ graves. 2- Prohibition on building on the graves of prophets and saints, for considering this action to be polytheism. 3- Prohibition on building mosque on the graves of saints. 4- Prohibition on saying prayer and praying beside the graves of saints. 5- Prohibition on seeking blessing from the remains of prophets and saints and considering it to be polytheism. 6- Prohibition on calling prophets and saints after their death and considering it to be polytheism. 7- Prohibition on seeking help from divine saints after their death and considering it to be polytheism. 8- Prohibition on seeking intercession from saints after their death and considering it to be polytheism. 9- Prohibition on swearing by except Allah; for example, the Prophet, the guardian or the house of Ka’bah and considering it to be polytheism. 10- Prohibition on asking Allah for something by the right of the Prophet or the guardian. 11- Prohibition on giving an offering to the Prophet or the guardian. 12- Prohibition on celebrating in the feasts and birthdays of prophets and saints. 13- Prohibition on grieving in the mourning ceremonies of saints. 14- Prohibition on turning on the light on the graves. 15- Prohibition on repairing the graves of saints and adorning them. 16- Prohibition on observing mourning ceremonies and praying for the dead. 17- Prohibition on seeking blessing from prophets and saints, and considering it to be polytheism. [1]

Refrence:

[1] - Ali Asghar Rizwani, Salafism and Answering to the Doubts, p. 191. ------------------------------ Ref: www.makarem.ir


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