If the following statements by the founder of the Sufi Barelvi sect, Ahmed Raza Khan (1856 CE/1272 AH – 1921 CE/1340 AH) doesn’t constitute shirk and kufr on steroids, then there is no shirk and no kufr in this world.
Unsurprisingly, the tyrannical leaders in the Muslim world, the Rafidah, and other enemies of Islam see in modern-day Quburi Sufism – which is nothing but a dumpster of folklore paganism, superstitions, polytheism, and other Ghuluw (extremism) in the name of the saints/Ahlul-Bayt, similar to Rafidism – a perfect ally, a diluted version of Islam that they prefer any time and any day over Islam/Ahlul-Sunnah.
One of the – if not the – most gullible and easiest targets for Rafidi propagandists from Iran and elsewhere are grave worshippers (Quburis) such as extreme Sufis (pseudo-Sufis really, as true Sufism is part of Islam).
One of the hallmarks of the Quburis is their ignorance of Islamic terminology related to Tawhid. You will often see them mixing up the terms such as bid’ah, shirk, khurafah, zandaqah, etc. You will often find them saying things like, ‘Vahhabis say visiting graves is shirk …’, or ‘Vahhabis say tabarruk is shirk’.
Before you read: Remember, you don’t need to be a zealous ‘Salafi’ (of the Hizbi type) to oppose and call out the falsehood and heresies of deviants who masquerade as traditionalists. Salafi-burnout has caused some to fall into other extremes. Be aware and don’t become a tool.
‘There exists NO religious prohibition for Muslims to ask lady Mary to intercede for them.’
In every Aqidah book, including in Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah’s (‘Nasibis’) ‘Aqeedah al-Wasitiyyah you can read the testimony of Ahlus-Sunnah with regards to their love of Ahlul-Bayt that is based on a balance i.e. they neither hate the Ahlul-Bayt (like Nawasib) nor have fallen into extremism with them (like the Rawafid), it is a middle path where the Ahlul-Bayt are given their due right, love for them is incumbent upon every Muslim and the scholars of Islam from Bukhari to the smallest Muhaddith have filled their books with chapters of the merits of the Ahlul-Bayt.
I remember AM (الله يرضى عنهم) posting about a Brazilian brother who despite having left Shi’ism was still featured on Yasser al-Khabith’s website as a concert who accepted Shi’iism at the hands of ‘Shaykh al-Habib’.
Here an excellent source/website…
التصوف *الصحيح* جزء من عقيدة أهل السنة
Every true Sunni is a ‘Sufi’ and every true ‘Sufi’ is a Sunni. Only simpleton ‘Salafis’ reject Tasawwuf in its entirety.