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What are the major sins described by religions?

Asked by Huda Wafa, 19 Jun '08 12:35 pm
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I WILL INSHAALLAH WRITE IN LIGHT OF ISLAM
Allah Most High says: Surely, Allah does not forgive associating anything with Him, and He forgives whatever is other than that to whomever He wills. (al-Nisa 4:48 and 116)
SOME OF THEM ARE HERE BUT THE BOTTOMLINE IS THAT MOST OF THE SINS APPEAR DUE TO DISOBEDIENCETO ALLAH SWT AND DUE TO ASCRIBING ASSOCIATES TO HIM
01. Associating anything with Allah
02. Murder
03. Practising magic
04. Not Praying
05. Not paying Zakat
06. Not fasting on a Day of Ramadan without excuse
07. Not performing Hajj, while being able to do so
08. Disrespect to parents
09. Abandoning relatives
10. Fornication and Adultery
11. Homosexuality(sodomy)
12. Interest(Riba)
13. Wrongfully consuming the property of an orphan
14. Lying about Allah and His Messenger
15. Running away from the battlefield
16. A leader's deceiving his people and being unjust to them
17. Pride and arrogance
18. Bearing false witness
19. Drinking Khamr (win ...more
Answered by misconception, 19 Jun '08 01:26 pm

 
  
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in my religion sin is what your consciences donot allow
Answered by Sanket, 19 Jun '08 01:21 pm

 
  
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Reflecting on the Quranic instructions and prohibitions, a Muslim will get convinced with the fact that it is his duty to keep himself away form all sins, minor and major. This emanates from the fact that it is the Muslim first priority to gain Allahs pleasure by doing what He likes and steering clear of what He dislikes, irrespective of the gravity or the simplicity of the sin.

Coming to your question on which major sin stands in next to polytheism, in terms of its gravity, we may as well infer that from the order adopted by the Quran when dictating the duties of every Muslim. In the Quran immediately after the duty of worshipping Allah comes the duty of showing dutifulness to ones parents: Thy Lord hath decreed, that ye worship none save Him, and (that ye show) kindness to parents. (Al-Isra: 23)

It is well-known that Islam urges every Muslim to be dutiful to his parents, extending to them the kindest treatment possible. Failing to treat ones parents kindly makes one guilty of ...more
Answered by funda, 20 Jun '08 02:07 am

 
  
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Everybody has inner concience, that always tells you and warns you against sin. One DOES NOT need to know religious teachings to find what is sin.
Whatever you don't want others to do to you, please don't do it to others.
Answered by Daredevils, 20 Jun '08 06:39 pm

 
  
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1) killing people and animal


2) telling lies


3) being infidle

4) cheating

5) not helping the needy

i think this are major and common sins described by all religions


more can be added

Answered by anish pillai, 19 Jun '08 05:00 pm

 
  
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www.islamonline.net

pls check out this site to know about sins as described by Islam
Answered by Rukhsana.Siddiqui, 19 Jun '08 12:37 pm

 
  
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anything a man does aginst his own concious is a sin
Answered by Narendra Numerologer, 20 Jun '08 08:55 am

 
  
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All sins are forgivable in Islam if the person sincerely repents to Allah. The thing that cannot be forgiven if the person does not repent of it before dying is shirk or taking partners with Allah. Allah says [Allah forgiveth not that partners should be set up with Him; but He forgiveth anything else, to whom He pleaseth; to set up partners with Allah is to devise a sin most heinous indeed] (An-Nisaa' 4:48).

In his response to your question, Sheikh Muhammad Al-Mukhtar Ash-Shinqiti, Director of the Islamic Center of South Plains, Lubbock, Texas, states the following:

Allah says in Surat Az-Zumar [Say: "O my Servants who have transgressed against their souls! despair not of the Mercy of Allah: for Allah forgives all sins: for He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful] (Az-Zumar 39:53).

The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) also said, "Allah will accept the repentance of His servant as long as he does not breathe his last" (Ahmad).

All sins are forgivab ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 19 Jun '08 02:04 pm

 
  
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The common components among all religious systems are the following
THIEVERY (of any kind whatsoever)
ADULTERY
BLASPHEMY (and non-conformism)
TREASON
Answered by Parthapratim Chakravorty, 19 Jun '08 11:17 pm

 
  
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FOR ME , ANY ACT AGAINST GOD OR NATURE IS SIN
Answered by anand sakthivel, 19 Jun '08 09:05 pm

 
  
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