I reenacted the cross movement in thought am I still Muslim? Print

Q: 332 - Title: I reenacted the cross movement in thought am I still Muslim?


Hello I would like to ask a question please I m really scared I was Looking at a person and they did the cross sign and from head to chest then shoulder to shoulder i was wondering which shoulder they did first and in my head i did the cross sign to know which shoulder they did first I didnt do the cross sign physically I had no intention in becoming a christian I m so scared thinking maybe Allah will be angry with me thinking im a non believer now. Please help me! I m a muslim and will die muslim inshallah. Thank you!


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salamu 'alaykum wa-rahmatullahi wa-barakatuh.

This thought that has put you in doubt is from shaitan. You should not give any significance to it. In the future if you are faced with a similar dilemma then immediately recite ta'awudh that is;


A'uzu billahi minasshaytanir razim

May Allah Ta'ala protect you from the whispers of shaitan.

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And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mawlana Ali bin Cassim

Student Darul Iftaa

Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.