Sunday, January 12, 2020

Major Sins in Islam | Kabira Gunah in the light of Quran & Sunnah

WHAT IS A MAJOR SIN ? | Kabira Gunah Kya hai ?

WHAT IS A MAJOR SIN ?

Any Sin which falls under any one or more of the below categories is considered a Major Sin
1. A Sin that is mentioned as a Major Sin in the Qur'aan or the Sahih Hadith.
2. A Sin for which a Punishment is Prescribed in the Qur'aan or the Sahih Hadith in this World.
3. A Sin for which a Punishment is Prescribed in the Qur'aan or the Sahih Hadith in the Hereafter.
4. A Sin for which Allah or His Messenger (pbuh) have Cursed the Sinner or described him as an Evildoer.
5. A Sin for which a person has been Prescribed Hellfire or Prevented from Entering Paradise.


    70 MAJOR SINS

    Ibn Abbaas (ra) was asked, "Are Major Sins ?"
    He replied, "70 is closer to their number than 7 "
    - Musannaf Abdur Razzaaq
    - Vol 10, Hadith 19702

    AVOID MAJOR SIN - Allah will forgive Minor Sins

    Avoid Major Sin  - Allah will forgive Minor Sins
    "if you Avoid the Major Sins which you are Forbidden, We will Remove from you your Lesser Sins and Admit you to a Noble Entrance [into Paradise] ”
    - Al-Quran 4:31

    MINOR SINS IF DONE CONTINUALLY BECOME MAJOR SIN

    MINOR SINS IF DONE CONTINUALLY BECOME MAJOR SIN
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "...a Minor Sin does not remain Minor if one continues doing it"
    - Musnad Ash Shihaab
    - Vol 2, Hadith 555

    With True Repentance Allah will forgive Major Sins

    With True Repentance Allah will forgive Major Sins
     The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "A Major Sin is Forgiven with Repentance...”
    - Musnad Ash Shihaab
    - Vol 2, Hadith 555

    1. SHIRK - ASSOCIATES OR PARTNERS TO ALLAH

    MAJOR SIN. 1. SHIRK - ASSOCIATES OR PARTNERS TO ALLAH | Kabira Gunah
    "...Whoever joins other gods with Allah - Allah will Forbid him the Paradise, and the Fire will be his Abode..."
    - Al Qur'aan 5:72
    MAJOR SIN. 1.2. SHIRK - ASSOCIATES OR PARTNERS TO ALLAH | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah [pbuh] said:
    Allah, Blessed and Exalted is He, said:
    "I am the least in need of a partner. Whoever does any deed in which he ( associates someone else witli Me, I will reject him and his deed"
    - Saheeh Muslim
    - Vol 7, Hadith 7475

    2. MURDER : Killing a Human Being

    MAJOR SIN. 2. MURDER : Killing a Human Being Hadith Quote | Kabira Gunah
    "...If any one Kills a Person - unless it be for Murder or for Spreading Corruption in the land - it would beAS IF HE KILLED THE ENTIRE MANKIND:and if any one Saved a Life, it would be as if he Saved the Life of the Entire Mankind."
    - Al Qur'aan 5:32
    MAJOR SIN. 2.2. MURDER : Killing a Human Being Hadith Quote | Kabira Gunah
    The Prophet (pbuh) was asked about the Major Sins, He said:
    "...To Kill a Person (whom Allah has forbidden to kill, i.e. to commit the crime of murdering)..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhari
    - Vol 3, Hadith 2653

    3. SORCERY : Black Magic / Witchcraft

    MAJOR SIN. 3. SORCERY : Black Magic / Witchcraft | Kabira Gunah
    “...whoever purchased the Magic would not have in the Hereafter any share...”
    - Al Quran 2:102
    MAJOR SIN. 3.2. SORCERY : Black Magic / Witchcraft | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Avoid Al Moobiqaat (Major Sins); Joining Partners with Allah and Witchcraft.”
    - Saheeh Al Bukhari
    - Vol 7, Hadith 5764

    4. NOT PERFORMING THE PRAYER

    MAJOR SIN. 4. NOT PERFORMING THE PRAYER | Quran Quote | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "Between Kufr (Disbelief) and Eman (Faith) is Abandoning the Salah."
    - Jaami At Tirmidhi
    - Vol , Hadith 2618
    MAJOR SIN. 4.2. NOT PERFORMING THE PRAYER | Hadith Quote | Kabira Gunah
    "So Woe to the Worshippers, Who are neglectful of their Salah."
    - Al-Quran 107:4-5

    5. NOT GIVING ZAKAAT: After Possessing a Saving of more than Nisaab

    MAJOR SIN. 5. NOT GIVING ZAKAAT: After Possessing a Saving of more than Nisaab | Kabira Gunah
    "...Woe to those who join gods with Allah - Those who do not give Zakaat, and who even deny the Hereafter."
    - Al Qur'aan 41:6-7
    MAJOR SIN. 5.2. NOT GIVING ZAKAAT: After Possessing a Saving of more than Nisaab | Kabira Gunah
    "...And those who Hoard up Gold and Silver (Al-Kanz: the Wealth of whose Zakaat has not been paid), and spend it not in the Way of Allah, - Announce unto them a Painful Punishment" “On the Day when it (Gold, Silver, Wealth) will be Heated in the Fire of Hell and with it will be Branded their Foreheads, their Flanks, and their Backs - “This is the Treasure which you Hoarded for Yourselves. Now Taste of what you used to Hoard.”
    - Al Quran 9:34-35


    6. NOT FASTING IN RAMADAN : FOR WHOM FASTING IS COMPULSORY

    MAJOR SIN. 6. NOT FASTING IN RAMADAN : FOR WHOM FASTING IS COMPULSORY | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "...Islaam is built upon three things, and whoever Gives up One of them is a Non - Believer.... And those Three are: The Testimony that there is No diety that Deserves to be Worshipped other than Allah, Praying the Five Obligatory Prayers, and Fasting in the Month of Ramadhaan." 
    - Sahih At Targheeb
    - Vol 1, Hadith 1456
    MAJOR SIN. 6.2. NOT FASTING IN RAMADAN : FOR WHOM FASTING IS COMPULSORY | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said ...
    "I came upon a group of people (Hell Dwellers) who were Hung by their Hamstrings, with their Mandibles Cut, Dripping Blood all over them. Overwhelmed by Emotion, I asked, Who are those?', and to that they replied, 'Those are the people who Break their Fasts before they are Due."
    - Sahih At Targheeb
    - Vol 1, Hadith 1455

    7. HAJJ NOT PERFORMED BY AN ADULT MUSLIM. WHO HAS THE HEALTH AND WEALTH TO PERFORM IT

    MAJOR SIN. 7. HAJJ NOT PERFORMED BY AN ADULT MUSLIM. WHO HAS THE HEALTH AND WEALTH TO PERFORM IT | Kabira Gunah
    “...And Hajj to the House (Ka'bah) is a Duty that Mankind Owes to Allah, those who can Afford the Expenses; And whoever Disbelieves, then Allah stands not in need of Many of His Creatures."
    - Al Quran 3:97

    8. DISOBEYING AND DISRESPECTING THE PARENTS

    MAJOR SIN. 8. DISOBEYING & DISRESPECTING THE PARENTS | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "...THERE ARE THREE WHO WILL NOT ENTER PARADISE: The one who Disobeys his Parents, the Drunkard, and the one who Reminds people of what he has given them."
    - Sunan An Nasaai
    - Vol 3, Hadith 2563
    MAJOR SIN. 8.2. DISOBEYING & DISRESPECTING THE PARENTS | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said,
    "CONCERNING MAJOR SINS: "Associating Partners with Allah Disobeying one's Parents, Murder and False Speech."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 1, Hadith 260

    9. ABANDONING RELATIVES : SEVERING THE TIES OF KITH AND KIN

    MAJOR SIN. 9. ABANDONING RELATIVES : SEVERING THE TIES OF KITH AND KIN | Kabira Gunah
    "Then, is it to be expected of you, if you were put in Authority, that you will cause Corruption on the Earth, and Break your Ties of kith and Kin? Such are the ones whom 'Allah has Cursed.."
    - Al Qur'aan 47:22-23
    MAJOR SIN. 9.2. ABANDONING RELATIVES : SEVERING THE TIES OF KITH AND KIN | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "ANY ONE WHO SEVERS WILL NOT ENTER PARADISE.
    Ibn Abi Umar said: Sufyaan said: "It means the one who Severs the Ties of the Womb" 
    - Saheeh Muslim
    - Vol 6, Hadith 6520

    10. ADULTERY OR FORNICATION

    MAJOR SIN. 10. ADULTERY OR FORNICATION | Kabira Gunah
    "Those who Invoke not, with Allah, any other god, nor Take the Life which Allah has Forbidden to be killed, Except for Just Cause, nor Commit Fornication or Adultery; And any that does this shall Meet the Punishment. (But) The Penalty on the Day of Judgment will be Doubled to him, and he will Dwell therein in Disgrace."
    - Al Qur'aan 25: 68-69
    MAJOR SIN. 10.2. ADULTERY OR FORNICATION | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “But I had seen (a dream) Last Night in which Two Men came to me, Caught Hold of my Hands, and took me to the Sacred Land... and passed by a Hole like Tannur (a kind of baking oven); with a Narrow Top and Wide Bottom, and the Fire was Kindling Underneath that Oven.
    ... and there were Naked Men and Women in it. I said... 'Tell me all about what I have seen.' They said ... 'And Those whom you Saw in the Hole (like oven) were Fornicators and Adulterers..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhari
    - Vol 2, Hadith 1386


    11. COMMITTING HOMOSEXUALITY / SODOMY 

    MAJOR SIN. 11. COMMITTING HOMOSEXUALITY / SODOMY | Kabira Gunah
    "When Our Decree issued, We turned (the Cities whose inhabitants indulged in Homosexuality / Sodomy) Upside Down, and Rained down on them Brimstones Hard as Baked Clay, Spread, Layer on Layer."
    - Al Qur'aan 11:82
    MAJOR SIN. 11.2. COMMITTING HOMOSEXUALITY / SODOMY | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “.... May Allah Curse the one who does the Act of the People of Lut (Homosexuality / Sodomy)"
    - Musnad Ahmad
    - Vol 3, Hadith 2913

    12. TAKING OR GIVING INTEREST OR USURY

    MAJOR SIN. 12. TAKING OR GIVING INTEREST OR USURY | Kabira Gunah
    It was narrated that Jaabir (ra) said:
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) Cursed the one who Consumes Ribaa and the one who Pays it, the One who Writes it down and the Two who Witness it," and he said: "They are All the Same." 
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 4, Hadith 4093
    MAJOR SIN. 12.2. TAKING OR GIVING INTEREST OR USURY | Kabira Gunah
    "..O'you who Believe! Fear Allah, and Give Up what remains of your Demand for Interest (Usury), if you are indeed Believers.
    If you Do It Not, Take Notice of War from Allah and His Messenger..."
    - Al Quran 2:278 - 279
    MAJOR SIN. 12.3. TAKING OR GIVING INTEREST OR USURY | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "There are Seventy-Three Different Types of Ribaa Interest/Usury) and the Lowest One is Equivalent to a Man doing o Zinaa (Adultery) with his Mother."
    - Mustadrak Al Haakim Alaa As Saheehain
    - Vol 2, Hadith 2259

    13. WRONGFULLY CONSUMING THE PROPERTY & WEALTH OF AN ORPHAN

    MAJOR SIN. 13. WRONGFULLY CONSUMING THE PROPERTY & WEALTH OF AN ORPHAN | Kabira Gunah
    "Those who Unjustly Eat Up the Property of Orphans, Eat up a Fire into their Own Bellies: They will soon be Burnt in the Blazing Fire!”
    - Al Quran 4:10
    MAJOR SIN. 13.2. WRONGFULLY CONSUMING THE PROPERTY & WEALTH OF AN ORPHAN | Kabira Gunah
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Avoid the Seven Great Destructive Sins ...To Eat Up the Property of an Orphan ..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhari
    - Vol 8, Hadith 6857

    14. LYING ABOUT Allah OR PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH)

    MAJOR SIN. 14. LYING ABOUT Allah OR PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH)
    "On the Day of Judgment you will see those who told Lies Against Allah-their faces will be Turned Black; Is there not in Hell an Abode for the Arrogant?"
    - Al Qur'aan 39:60

    MAJOR SIN. 14.2. LYING ABOUT Allah OR PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH)
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “...Whosoever tells a Lie Against me Intentionally then Surely let him Occupy his Seat in Hellfire...."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhari
    - Vol 2. Hadith 1291

    15. RUNNING AWAY FROM THE BATTLEFIELD

    MAJOR SIN. 15. RUNNING AWAY FROM THE BATTLEFIELD
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "Avoid the Seven Great Destructive Sins... " To Show One's Back to the Enemy and Flee from the Battlefield at the Time of Fighting ..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhari
    - Vol 4, Hadith 2766

    16. WRONGDOING, DECEPTION OR OPPRESSION BY THE RULER

    Major Sin no.16. WRONGDOING, DECEPTION OR OPPRESSION BY THE RULER
    Narrated Ma'qil (ra): "I heard the Prophet (pbuh) saying,
    "Any Man whom Allah has Given the Authority of Ruling Some People and He Does Not Look After them in an Honest Manner will Never Smell the Fragrance of Paradise." 
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 9, Hadith 7150

    Major Sin no.16.2. WRONGDOING, DECEPTION OR OPPRESSION BY THE RULER
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "If Allah Appoints a Person to a Position of Authority, and he Dies while he is still Deceitful towards those under his Authority, Allah will Forbid him Paradise"
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 5, Hadith 4729


    17. BEING ARROGANT

    MAJOR SIN. 17. BEING ARROGANT
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "On the Day of Resurrection, the Arrogant will be Gathered like Ants in the Form of Men. Humiliation will Overwhelm them from all sides. They will be Driven to a Prison in Hell called Boolas, with the Hottest Fire Rising over them, and they will be made to Drink from the Sweat of the Inhabitants of Hell."
    - Jaami' At Tirmidhi
    - Vol 4, Hadith 2492

    MAJOR SIN. 17.2. BEING ARROGANT
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "Anyone who has an Atom's Weight of Arrogance in his Heart will Not Enter Paradise." A Man said: "But a Man Loves to have Good Clothes and Shoes." He (pbuh) said: "Allah is Beautiful and Loves Beauty. Arrogance means Rejecting the Truth and Looking Down on People."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 1, Hadith 265

    18. BEARING FALSE WITNESS

    MAJOR SIN. 18. BEARING FALSE WITNESS
    Narrated Abu Bakrah (ra): Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said thrice, “Shall I not inform you of the Biggest of the Great Sins?" We said, “Yes, O Allah's Messenger." He said, “To Join Partners in Worship with Allah and to be Undutiful to one's Parents ... And I Warn you against making False Speech and giving False Witness ..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhari
    - Vol 8, Hadith 5976

    19. DRINKING ALCOHOL (CONSUMING INTOXICANTS )

    MAJOR SIN. 19. DRINKING ALCOHOL (CONSUMING INTOXICANTS )
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "Whoever Drinks Alcohol (intoxicants) and Gets Drunk, his Prayer will not be accepted for Forty Days, and if he Dies he will Enter Hell, but if he Repents, Allah will Accept his Repentance ..." 
    - Sunan Ibn Maajah
    - Vol 4, Hadith 3377


    MAJOR SIN. 19.2. DRINKING ALCOHOL (CONSUMING INTOXICANTS )
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "Allah has Cursed Alcohol (intoxicants), the one who Drinks it, the one who Pours it, the one who Sells it, the one who Buys it, the one who Squeezes it, the one for whom it is Squeezed, the one who Carries it. and the one to whom it is Carried."
    - Sunan Abu Dawood
    - Vol 4, Hadith 3674

    20. GAMBLING

    MAJOR SIN. 20. GAMBLING
    "O you who Believe! Intoxicants and Gambling, (Dedication of) Stones, and (Divination by) Arrows, are an Abomination of Satan's Handwork: Abstain from such (Abomination), that you may Prosper."
    - Al Qur'aan 5:90

    21. ACCUSING SOMEONE CHASTE AND INNOCENT OF COMMITTING ADULTERY OR FORNICATION

    MAJOR SIN. 21. ACCUSING SOMEONE CHASTE AND INNOCENT OF COMMITTING ADULTERY OR FORNICATION
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "Avoid the Seven Destroyers." It was said: "What are they, o Messenger of Allah?" He said: "Associating Partners with Allah (Shirk); Witchcraft; Killing a Soul whom Allah has Forbidden to Kill, except for a Right that is due; Consuming Orphans' Wealth; Consuming Ribaa (interest); Fleeing from the Battlefield; and Slandering Chaste and Innocent Women.
    - Saheeh Muslilm
    - Vol 1, Hadith 262

    MAJOR SIN. 21.2. ACCUSING SOMEONE CHASTE AND INNOCENT OF COMMITTING ADULTERY OR FORNICATION
    "And those who Launch a Charge against Chaste Women, and Produce not Four Witnesses '(to support their allegations) - Flog them with Eighty Lashes; and Reject their Testimony Ever After: for they are Wicked Transgressors."
    - Al Qur'aan 24:4

    22. STEALING FROM THE SPOILS OF WAR (WAR BOOTY), MUSLIM FUNDS OR ZAKAAT

    MAJOR SIN. 22. STEALING FROM THE SPOILS OF WAR (WAR BOOTY), MUSLIM FUNDS OR ZAKAAT
    Narrated Abu Hurairah (ra):
    "The Prophet (pbuh) got up amongst us and mentioned Al Ghulool (Taking a part of the Spoils of War Illegally), Emphasized its Magnitude and Declared that it was a Great Sin."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 4, Hadith 3073
    MAJOR SIN. 22.2. STEALING FROM THE SPOILS OF WAR (WAR BOOTY), MUSLIM FUNDS OR ZAKAAT
    Narrated Abdullah bin Amr (ra):
    “There was a man who looked after the Family and the Belongings of the Prophet (pbuh) and he was called Kirkira. The man Died and Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said, "He is in the (Hell) Fire." The people then went to look at him and found in his place, a Cloak he had Stolen from the War Booty."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 4, Hadith 3074

    23. STEALING

    MAJOR SIN. 23. STEALING
    "As to the Thief, Male or Female, Cut Off his or her Hands (from the wrist joint): a Punishment by Way of Example, from Allah, for their Crime: And Allah is Exalted in Power, Full of Wisdom." 
    - Al Qur'aan 5:38
    MAJOR SIN. 23.2. STEALING
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “... By Allah, if Faatimah (ra), the Daughter of Muhammad (pbuh) would have committed Theft, Muhammad (pbuh) would have Cut Off her Hand!.”
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 8, Hadith 6788

    24. ENGAGING IN HIGHWAY ROBBERY

    MAJOR SIN. 24. ENGAGING IN HIGHWAY ROBBERY
    “The Punishment of those who Wage War against Allah and His Messenger (pbuh), and Strive with Might and Main for Mischief through the Land is: Execution, or Crucifixion, or the Cutting off of Hands and Feet from Opposite Sides, or Exile from the Land: that is their Disgrace in this World, and a Heavy Punishment is theirs in the Hereafter."
    - Al Qur'aan 5:33

    25. MAKING A FALSE OATH OR GIVING A FALSE TESTIMONY

    MAJOR SIN. 25. MAKING A FALSE OATH OR GIVING A FALSE TESTIMONY
    “As for those who Sell the faith they Owe to Allah and their Own Oaths for a Small Price, they shall have no Portion in the Hereafter: Nor will Allah Speak to them or Look at them on the Day of Judgement, nor will He Cleanse them [of Sın): They shall have a Grievous Penalty.”
    - Al Qur'aan 3:77
    MAJOR SIN. 25.2. MAKING A FALSE OATH OR GIVING A FALSE TESTIMONY
    Narrated Abdullah bin Amr (ra): A Bedouin came to the Prophet (pbuh) and said,
    “O Allah's Messenger! What are Al Kabaa'ir (the Biggest Sins ?" The Prophet (pbuh) said, ... The False Oath through which one Deprives a Muslim of his Property (Unjustly)"
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 9, Hadith 6920

    26. COMMITTING OPPRESSION

    MAJOR SIN. 26. COMMITTING OPPRESSION
    "The Blame is only against those who Oppress Men with Wrongdoing and Insultingly Transgress beyond bounds through the Land, Defying Right and Justice: for such there will be a Penalty Grievous."
    - Al Qur'aan 42:42


    27. LEVYING ILLEGAL TAXES

    MAJOR SIN. 27. LEVYING ILLEGAL TAXES
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Anyone who collects the Maks (illegal taxes) will Not Enter Paradise."
    - Sunan Abu Dawood
    - Vol 3, Hadith 2937


    28. CONSUMING WEALTH ACQUIRED UNLAWFULLY

    MAJOR SIN. 28. CONSUMING WEALTH ACQUIRED UNLAWFULLY
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “SOME PEOPLE SPEND Allah'S WEALTH (I.E. MUSLIM'S WEALTH)
    in an Unjust Manner; Such People will be put in the (Hell) Fire on the Day of Resurrection."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 4, Hadith 3118
    MAJOR SIN. 28.2. CONSUMING WEALTH ACQUIRED UNLAWFULLY
    "And Do Not Eat up your Property among Yourselves for Vanities, Nor Use it as Bait for the Judges, with Intent that you may Eat up Wrongfully and Knowingly a Little of (other) People's Property."
    - Al Qur'aan 2:188

    29. COMMITTING SUICIDE

    MAJOR SIN. 29. COMMITTING SUICIDE
    "O you who have Believed, do not Consume one another's Wealth Unjustly but only. (in lawful] Business by Mutual Consent. And do not kill yourselves. Indeed, Allah is to you ever Merciful. And whoever does that in Aggression and Injustice - then we will drive him into a Fire. And that, for Allah, is easy." 
    - Al Qur'aan 4:29-30
    MAJOR SIN. 29.2. COMMITTING SUICIDE
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Whoever Kills Himself with (an Instrument of) Iron, his Iron will be in his hand, to Continually Stab Himself in his Stomach with it in the Fire of Hell, Dwelling in that State Eternally. And Whoever Kills Himself with Poison, then his Poison will be in his hand, to Continually Take it in the Fire of Hell, Dwelling in that State Eternally ..."
    - Jaami' At Tirmidhi
    - Vol 4, Hadith 2044


    30. FREQUENTLY LYING

    MAJOR SIN. 30. FREQUENTLY LYING
    “Woe to the Falsehood - Mongers" 
    - Al Qur'aan 51:10
    MAJOR SIN. 30.2. FREQUENTLY LYING
    Narrated Abu Bakra (ra): The Prophet (pbuh) said thrice, "Should-Linform you about the Greatest of the Great Sins?" They said, “Yes, O Allah's Messenger!” He said,
    (1) To join others in worship with Allah (2) To be undutiful to one's parents... (3) And I warn you against giving a Lying Speech (false statement), and he kept on saying that warning till we thought he would not stop"
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 3, Hadith 2654


    31. Judging Unjustly

    MAJOR SIN. 31. Judging Unjustly
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Judges are of three types, one who will be in Paradise and two who will be in the Fire. As for the one who will be in Paradise, it is a man who knows the truth and Judges accordingly. And a man who knows the truth, but is unjust in his Judgment, he will be in the Fire, and a man who Judges the people when he is Ignorant will be in the Fire."
    - Sunan Abu Dawood
    - Vol 4, Hadith 3573

    32. GIVING OR ACCEPTING BRIBES

    MAJOR SIN. 32. GIVING OR ACCEPTING BRIBES
    Abdullah bin 'Amr narrat
    "The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) Cursed the One who Bribes and the one who Takes a Bribe"
    - Jaami' At Tirmidhi
    - Vol 3, Hadith 1337
    MAJOR SIN. 32.2 GIVING OR ACCEPTING BRIBES
    "And Do Not Eat up your Property among Yourselves Unjustly, nor Use it as Bribe for the Judges (decision makers), with Intent that you may Eat up Wrongfully and Knowingly a Little of (other) People's Property"
    - Al Qur'aan 2:188

    33. WOMEN APPEARING LIKE MEN OR MEN APPEARING LIKE WOMEN

    MAJOR SIN. 33. WOMEN APPEARING LIKE MEN OR MEN APPEARING LIKE WOMEN
    Narrated Ibn 'Abbas (ra):
    “ The Prophet (pbuh) Cursed Effeminate Men (those Men who Imitate and Assume the Manners of Women) and those Women who Assume the Manners of Men ..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 7, Hadith 5886
    MAJOR SIN. 33.2. WOMEN APPEARING LIKE MEN OR MEN APPEARING LIKE WOMEN
    It was narrated from Ibn 'Abbas (ra):
    “The Prophet (pbuh) Cursed Women who Imitate Men and Men who Imitate Women."
    - Sunan Abu Dawood
    - Vol 4. Hadith 4097


    34. BEING A PIMP OR A PERSON WHO PERMITS HIS WIFE TO DO ADULTERY

    MAJOR SIN. 34. BEING A PIMP OR A PERSON WHO PERMITS HIS WIFE TO DO ADULTERY
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “There are Three at whom Allah will Not Look on the Day of Resurrection: The One who Disobeys his Parents, the woman who Imitates Men in her Outward Appearance, and the Cuckold (A Person who Permits his Wife to do Adultery) ..." 
    - Sunan An Nasaai 
    - Vol 3, Hadith 2563
    MAJOR SIN. 34.2. BEING A PIMP OR A PERSON WHO PERMITS HIS WIFE TO DO ADULTERY
    It was narrated from Ibn 'Abbas (ra):
    "Three People who Allah has forbidden Jannah: The One addicted to Alcohol and the Disobedient (to Parents and the one who approves of Evil in his family” 
    - Saheeh Al Jaami' Hadith 3052

    35. MARRYING A DIVORCED WOMAN TO MAKE HER LAWFUL FOR HER PREVIOUS HUSBAND

    MAJOR SIN. 35. MARRYING A DIVORCED WOMAN TO MAKE HER LAWFUL FOR HER PREVIOUS HUSBAND
    It was narrated that Abdullah (ra) said:
    "The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) Cursed ... Al Muhallila and Al Muhallala Lahu" 
    (Al Muhallila is the Man who Marries a Woman in order to Divorce her, so that she can Go Back to her Previous Husband. Al Muhallala Lahu is the Previous Husband for whom this is done)
    - Sunan An Nasaai 
    - Vol 4, Hadith 3445

    36. NOT PROTECTING ONESELF FROM URINE

    MAJOR SIN. 36. NOT PROTECTING ONESELF FROM URINE
    Narrated Ibn Abbas (ra):
    "The Prophet (pbuh) once passed by Two Graves, and those Two Persons (in the graves) were being Tortured. He said, “They are being Tortured not for a great thing (to avoid). One of them Never Saved Himself from being Soiled with his Urine, while the other Spread Malicious Gossip (to make Enemity between Friends) ..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari Vol 2, Hadith 1361

    37. RIYAA - SHOWING OFF IN GOOD WORK

    MAJOR SIN. 37. RIYAA - SHOWING OFF IN GOOD WORK
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "He who lets the People hear of his Good Deeds Intentionally, to Win their Praise, Allah will let the People know his Real Intention (on the Day of Resurrection), and He who does Good Things in Public to Show Off and to Win the Praise of the People, Allah will Disclose his Real Intention (and Humiliate him)."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari - Vol 8, Hadith 6499
    MAJOR SIN. 37.2. RIYAA - SHOWING OFF IN GOOD WORK
    "SO WOE TO THE WORSHIPPERS WHO ARE NEGLECTFUL OF THEIR PRAYERS. THOSE WHO (WANT BUT) TO BE SEEN (OF MEN)."
    - AL QUR'AAN 107:4-6

    38. ACQUIRING RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE ONLY FOR WORLDLY GAINS OR CONCEALING IT

    MAJOR SIN. 38. ACQUIRING RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE ONLY FOR WORLDLY GAINS OR CONCEALING IT
    "Those who Conceal the Clear (Signs) We have sent down, and the Guidance, after We have made it Clear for the People in the Book - on them shall be Allah's Curse, and the Curse of those Entitled to Curse”
    - Al Qur'aan 2:159

    MAJOR SIN. 38.2. ACQUIRING RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE ONLY FOR WORLDLY GAINS OR CONCEALING IT
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Whoever is Asked about Knowledge and he Withholds it, Allah will Bridle him with Reins of Fire on the Day of Resurrection"
    - Sunan Abu Dawood Vol 4, Hadith 3658

    39. BETRAYAL OF TRUST

    MAJOR SIN. 39. BETRAYAL OF TRUST
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “There is no sin more worthy of Allah hastening the punishment upon its practitioner in this world along with what is in store for him in the Hereafter than severing the ties of kinship, breaking trust and lying."
    - Al Haithami's Majma' Al Zawaed Hadith 13456
    - Saheeh Al Jaami' As Sagheer wa Ziyadatih Hadith 5705
    MAJOR SIN. 39.2. BETRAYAL OF TRUST
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "Evil plotting, trickery and breaking trust are in Hell”
    - Abu Dawood's Al Maraseel, Hadith 165
    - Saheeh Al Jaami' As Sagheer wa Ziyadatih
    Hadith 6726

    40. REMINDING OTHERS OF ONE'S FAVOURS OVER THEM

    MAJOR SIN. 40. REMINDING OTHERS OF ONE'S FAVOURS OVER THEM
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “There are three who will not enter Paradise: the one who disobeys his parents, the drunkard, and the one who reminds people of what he has given them.”
    - Sunan An-Nasaai 
    - Vol 3, Hadith 2563
    MAJOR SIN. 40.2. REMINDING OTHERS OF ONE'S FAVOURS OVER THEM
    It was narrated from Abu Dharr (ra) that the Prophet (pbuh) said:
    “There are three to whom Allah will be neither speak on the Day of Resurrection, nor will He look at them nor sanctify them, and theirs will be a painful torment ... the one who reminds others (of his gifts), and the one who sells his product by means of a false oath."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 1, Hadith 293

    41. DISBELIEVING IN DESTINY (QADR)

    MAJOR SIN. 41. DISBELIEVING IN DESTINY (QADR)
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Six are cursed, being cursed by Allah and by every Prophet that came: the one who adds to Allah's Book, the one who denies Allah's Qadr."
    - Jaami' At Tirmidhi Vol 4, Hadith 2154
    MAJOR SIN. 41.2. DISBELIEVING IN DESTINY (QADR)
    Abu Hurairah (ra) said: “Idolaters from the Quraish came to the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) quarreling about Al Qadr. So this Aayah was revealed:
    “The Day they will be dragged through the Fire on their faces, (they will hear:) “Taste ye the touch of Hell!" Verily, all things have We created in Qadr.' (Al Qur'aan 54:48-49)"
    - Jaami' At Tirmidhi Vol 4, Hadith 2157

    42. SPYING AND EAVESDROPPING ON PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS

    MAJOR SIN. 42. SPYING AND EAVESDROPPING ON PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS
    The Prophet (pbuh) said:
    "... If somebody listens to the talk of some people who do not like for him (to listen) or they run away from him, then molten lead will be poured into his ears on the Day of Resurrection ..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari Vol 9, Hadith 7042
    MAJOR SIN. 42.2. SPYING AND EAVESDROPPING ON PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS
    “O you who believe! Avoid suspicion as much (as possible): for suspicion in some cases is a sin: and spy not on each other, nor speak ill of each other behind their backs. Would any of you like to eat the flesh of his dead brother? No, you would abhor it ... But fear Allah: for Allah is Oft-Returning, Most Merciful." 
    - Al Qur'aan 49:12

    43. SPREADING HARMFUL TALES

    MAJOR SIN. 43. SPREADING HARMFUL TALES
    Narrated Ibn 'Abbaas (ra):
    “Once the Prophet (pbuh), while passing through one of the Heetaan (graveyards) of Al Madinah or Makkah, heard the voices of two persons who were being tortured in their graves.
    The Prophet (pbuh) said, '... Yes! (They are being tortured for a major sin.) Indeed, one of them ... used to go about with slanders (to make enmity
    between friends) ..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 1, Hadith 216

    MAJOR SIN. 43.2. SPREADING HARMFUL TALES
    Hudaifah (ra) said:
    “I heard the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) say: 'No one who spreads malicious gossip will enter Paradise."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 1, Hadith 290

    44. CURSING

    MAJOR SIN. 44. CURSING
    Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,
    "It is one of the greatest sins that a man should curse his parents.” It was asked (by the people), “O Allah's Messenger (pbuh)! How does a man curse his parents?” The Prophet (pbuh) said, “The man abuses the father of another man and the latter abuses the father of the former and abuses his mother."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari Vol 8, Hadith 5973
    MAJOR SIN. 44.2. CURSING
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Those who curse will not be intercessors or witnesses on the Day of Resurrection."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 6, Hadith 6610

    45. NOT FULFILLING ONE'S PROMISE OR BREAKING A CONTRACT

    MAJOR SIN. 45. NOT FULFILLING ONE'S PROMISE OR BREAKING A CONTRACT
    The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said:
    “Allah says, 'I will be against three persons on the Day of Resurrection: the one who makes a covenant in My Name, but proves treacherous.." 
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari Vol 3, Hadith 2227
    MAJOR SIN. 45.2. NOT FULFILLING ONE'S PROMISE OR BREAKING A CONTRACT
    “But because of their breach of their covenant, We cursed them, and made their hearts grow hard ..."
    - Al Qur'aan 5:13

    64. BELIEVING IN FORTUNE-TELLERS (SOOTHSAYERS) AND ASTROLOGERS

    MAJOR SIN. 64. BELIEVING IN FORTUNE-TELLERS (SOOTHSAYERS) AND ASTROLOGERS
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said: “Whoever... goes to a fortune-teller and believes what he says, he has disbelieved in that which was revealed to Muhammad (pbuh).”
    - Sunan Ibn Maajah Vol 1, Hadith 639
    MAJOR SIN. 64.2. BELIEVING IN FORTUNE-TELLERS (SOOTHSAYERS) AND ASTROLOGERS
    The Prophet (pbuh) said:
    “Whoever goes to a fortune-teller and asks him about something, his prayer will not be accepted for forty nights."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 6, Hadith 5821

    65. A WIFE'S BAD CONDUCT OR BEING REBELLIOUS TO HER HUSBAND

    65. A WIFE'S BAD CONDUCT OR BEING REBELLIOUS TO HER HUSBAND
    Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,
    "If a husband calls his wife to his bed (i.e. to have sexual relations) and she refuses and causes him to sleep in anger, the angels will curse her till morning." 
    - Saheeh Bukhaari Vol 4. Hadith 3237
    65.2. A WIFE'S BAD CONDUCT OR BEING REBELLIOUS TO HER HUSBAND
    The Prophet (pbuh) said:
    "I was shown the Hell-fire and that the majority of its dwellers were women who were ungrateful." It was asked, "Are they ungrateful to Allah?" He replied, "They are ungrateful to their husbands and are ungrateful for the favours and the good done to them. If you have always been good to one of them for a period of time and then she sees something in you (not of her liking), she will say, 'I have never seen any good from you." 
    - Saheeh Bukhaari Vol 1, Hadith 29


    48. MAKING PICTURES, IMAGES OR STATUES

    MAJOR SIN. 48. MAKING PICTURES, IMAGES OR STATUES
    It was narrated that Sa'eed bin Abul Hasan said, “... I heard the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) say: “Every image maker will be in Hell, and for every image that he made, a soul will be created which will punish him in Hell.” He said: 'If you must do that, then make (images of) trees and inanimate things."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 5, Hadith 5540

    49. STRIKING ONE'S SELF, WAILING, TEARING ONE'S CLOTHES, PULLING ONE'S HAIR AND SIMILAR DEEDS AS A FORM OF MOURNING

    MAJOR SIN. 49. STRIKING ONE'S SELF, WAILING, TEARING ONE'S CLOTHES, PULLING ONE'S HAIR AND SIMILAR DEEDS AS A FORM OF MOURNING
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Wailing is one of the affairs of the Days of Ignorance, and if the woman who wails dies without having repented, Allah will cut a garment of pitch (tar) for her and a shirt of flaming fire."
    - Sunan Ibn Maajah Vol 2, Hadith 1581
    MAJOR SIN. 49.2. STRIKING ONE'S SELF, WAILING, TEARING ONE'S CLOTHES, PULLING ONE'S HAIR AND SIMILAR DEEDS AS A FORM OF MOURNING
    The Prophet (pbuh) said:
    "... If the woman who wails does not repent before she dies, she will be raised on the Day of Resurrection wearing a garment of pitch and a chemise of scabs."
    - Saheeh Muslim
    - Vol 2, Hadith 2160

    50. COMMITTING INJUSTICE

    MAJOR SIN. 50. COMMITTING INJUSTICE
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "There is no sin that is more deserving of having punishment meted out to its practitioner in this world, in addition to what Allah has stored up for him in the Hereafter, than transgression and severing ties of kinship."
    - Sunan Abu Dawood Vol 5, Hadith 4902

    51. OVERBEARING CONDUCT TOWARDS OTHERS

    MAJOR SIN. 51. OVERBEARING CONDUCT TOWARDS OTHERS
    The Prophet (pbuh) said,
    "Shall I inform you about the people of Paradise? They comprise every obscure, unimportant humble person, and if he takes an oath by Allah about something, Allah will fulfil his oath (by doing that). Shall I inform you about the people of the (Hell) Fire? They comprise every cruel, violent, proud and conceited person."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari - Vol 8. Hadith 6071
    MAJOR SIN. 51.2. OVERBEARING CONDUCT TOWARDS OTHERS
    Abu Mas'ood Al Ansaari said:
    "I was beating a slave of mine, when I heard a voice from behind me (saying): 'Know, Abu Mas'ood, - that Allah has more power over you than you have over him.' I turned around, and saw the Messenger of Allah (pbuh). I said: "O Messenger of Allah, he is free (i.e. I am freeing him), for the Face of Allah.' He said: 'If you had not done that, the Fire would have burned you."
    - Sunan Abu Dawood - Vol 5, Hadith 5159

    52. HARMING NEIGHBOURS

    MAJOR SIN. 52. HARMING NEIGHBOURS
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    "He will not enter Paradise, whose neighbour is not safe from his evil conduct."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    -Vol 1, Hadith 172
    MAJOR SIN. 52.2. HARMING NEIGHBOURS
    Abu Juhaifah narrated,
    “Once a man came to the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) complaining about his neighbour. The Prophet (pbuh) said, “Go and place your belongings on the road." The man did so, and whenever people passed by him, they asked him why he had done so, and then cursed his neighbour, The neighbour came to the Prophet (pbuh), complaining about the people cursing him. The Prophet (pbuh) said: “The curse of Allah is above theirs."
    - Al-Adab Al Mufrad - Hadith 125

    53. HARMING, OFFENDING OR ABUSING MUSLIMS

    MAJOR SIN. 53. HARMING, OFFENDING OR ABUSING MUSLIMS
    “And those who harm believing men and believing women for [something] other than what they have earned (i.e. deserved) have certainly born upon themselves a slander and manifest sin."
    - Al Qur'aan 33:58
    MAJOR SIN. 53.2. HARMING, OFFENDING OR ABUSING MUSLIMS
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said,
    "All of a Muslim is inviolable for the Muslim: his wealth, his honour and his blood. It is evil enough for a man to despise his Muslim brother.”
    - Sunan Abu Dawood Vol 5, Hadith 4882

    54. HARMING THE SERVANTS OF Allah

    MAJOR SIN. 54. HARMING THE SERVANTS OF Allah
    “Those who persecute (or draw into temptation) the Believers, men and women, and do not turn in repentance, will have the Penalty of Hell: they will have the Penalty of the Burning Fire."
    - Al Qur'aan 85:10
    MAJOR SIN. 54.2. HARMING THE SERVANTS OF Allah
    Narrated Abu Hurairah (ra): Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,
    “Allah said, 'I will declare war against him who shows hostility to a Wali (friend) of Mine.'"
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari Vol 8, Hadith 6502

    55. A MAN WEARING A GARMENT BELOW HIS ANKLE

    MAJOR SIN. 55. A MAN WEARING A GARMENT BELOW HIS ANKLE
    Narrated Abu Hurairah (ra): The Prophet (pbuh) said,
    “The part of an Izaar which hangs below the ankles is in the Fire [i.e. the one who wears an Izaar (lower-half body-cover) that hangs below the ankles will be in the Fire of Hell]."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari Vol 7, Hadith 5787
    MAJOR SIN. 55.2. A MAN WEARING A GARMENT BELOW HIS ANKLE
    It was narrated that Abu Hurairah (ra) said: "While a man was praying with his Izaar hanging below his ankles, the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said to him: 'Go and perform Wudu!' He went and performed Wudu, then came (back) and (the Prophet Ipbuhi) said (again): 'Go and perform Wudu' A man said: 'O Messenger of Allah, why did you tell him to perform Wudu', then kept quiet about it?' He said: 'He was praying with his Izaar hanging below his ankles, and Allah, Most High, does not accept the prayer of one whose Izaar hangs below his ankles."
    - Sunan Abu Dawood Vol 1, Hadith 4086

    56. MEN WEARING SILK OR GOLD

    MAJOR SIN. 56. MEN WEARING SILK OR GOLD
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Whoever wears gold from my Ummah and dies while wearing it, Allah has forbidden him to enter Paradise."
    - Musnad Ahmad Hadith 6556
    MAJOR SIN. 56.2. MEN WEARING SILK OR GOLD
    It was narrated from 'Abdullaah bin 'Abbaas (ra) that the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) saw a gold ring on a man's hand. He took it off and threw it aside, and said:
    “Would one of you go and pick up a live ember of fire and hold it in his hand?"
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 5, Hadith 5472

    57. A SLAVE RUNNING AWAY FROM HIS MASTER

    MAJOR SIN. 57. A SLAVE RUNNING AWAY FROM HIS MASTER
    It was narrated from Jareer that he heard Ash Sha'bee (ra) say:
    “Any slave who runs away from his masters is guilty of Kufr, until he goes back to them.” Mansur said: "By Allah, it was narrated from the Prophet (pbuh) ..."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    -Vol 1, Hadith 228
    MAJOR SIN. 57.2. A SLAVE RUNNING AWAY FROM HIS MASTER
    The Prophet (pbuh) said:
    “If a slave runs away, no Salaah will be accepted from him."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    -Vol 1, Hadith 230

    58. SLAUGHTERING AN ANIMAL IN THE NAME OF OTHER THAN Allah

    MAJOR SIN. 58. SLAUGHTERING AN ANIMAL IN THE NAME OF OTHER THAN Allah
    “And do not eat of that upon which the name of Allah has not been mentioned, for indeed, it is grave disobedience."
    - Al Qur'aan 6:121
    MAJOR SIN. 58.2. SLAUGHTERING AN ANIMAL IN THE NAME OF OTHER THAN Allah
    Abu At Tufail Aamir bin Waathilah said:
    “I was with ‘Ali bin Abi Taalib when a man came to him and said, 'What did the Prophet (pbuh) tell you in secret?' (Ali) got angry and said, 'The Prophet (pbuh) did not tell me anything in secret that he hid from the people, but he told me four things;' (the man) said: 'What are they, 0 Ameer Al Mu'mineen?' He replied: 'He (pbuh) said, 'May Allah curse the one who curses his father, may Allah curse the one who offers a sacrifice to anything other than Allah."
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 5, Hadith 5124


    59. FALSELY CLAIMING SOMEONE IS ONE'S FATHER

    MAJOR SIN. 59. FALSELY CLAIMING SOMEONE IS ONE'S FATHER
    Sa'd bin Abi Waqqaas said:
    “My own two ears heard the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) say: 'Whoever claims after having become Muslim to belong to someone who is not his father, knowing that he is not his father, Paradise will be forbidden to him." 
    - Saheeh Muslim 
    - Vol 1, Hadith 219
    MAJOR SIN. 59.2. FALSELY CLAIMING SOMEONE IS ONE'S FATHER
    Narrated Sa'd (ra):
    “I heard the Prophet (pbuh) saying, 'Whoever claims to be the son of a person other than his father while he knows that that person is not his father, then Paradise (will be) forbidden for him." 
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari
    - Vol 8, Hadith 6766

    60. ARGUING TO SHOW OFF RATHER THAN TO SEEK THE TRUTH

    MAJOR SIN. 60. ARGUING TO SHOW OFF RATHER THAN TO SEEK THE TRUTH
    Mu'aadh bin Jabal narrated: “... The Prophet (pbuh) said:
    "The head of the matter is Islaam, its pillar is the Salaah, and its peak is Jihaad.' Then he said, 'Shall I not inform you about what governs all of that?' I said, 'Of course, O Messenger of Allah!' So he (pbuh) took hold of his tongue and said, 'Restrain this.' I said, 'O Prophet of Allah! Will we be taken to account for what we say?' He said, 'May your mother grieve your loss, O Mu'aadh! Are the people tossed into the Fire upon their faces for anything except what their tongues have wrought?"" 
    - Sunan At Tirmidhi
    - Vol 5, Hadith 2616

    MAJOR SIN. 60.2. ARGUING TO SHOW OFF RATHER THAN TO SEEK THE TRUTH
    "There is the type of man whose speech about this world's life may dazzle thee, and he calls Allah to witness about what is in his heart; yet he is the most contentious of enemies. When he turns his back, his aim everywhere is to spread mischief through the earth and destroy crops and cattle. But Allah loveth not mischief. When it is said to him, "Fear Allah," he is led by arrogance to (more) crime. Enough for him is Hell - an evil bed indeed (to lie on)."
    - Al Qur'aan 2:204-206

    61. WITHHOLDING EXCESS WATER FROM OTHERS

    MAJOR SIN. 61. WITHHOLDING EXCESS WATER FROM OTHERS
    Narrated Abu Hurairah (ra): The Prophet (pbuh) said,
    “(There are) three types of persons whom Allah will neither speak to on the Day of Resurrection nor look at. They are: 2. a man who forbids others to use the remaining surplus water. To such a man Allah will say on the Day of Resurrection, "Today I withhold My Blessings from you as you withheld the surplus water which your hands did not create." 
    - Saheeh Bukhari - Vol 9, Hadith 7446
    MAJOR SIN. 61.2. WITHHOLDING EXCESS WATER FROM OTHERS
    Narrated Abu Hurairah (ra): "Allah's Messenger (pbuh) said,
    'There are three types of people Allah will neither speak to on the Day of Resurrection nor purify from sins, and they shall have a painful punishment. They are: A man who possesses excess water on a journey but withholds it from a traveler ..."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari Vol 9, Hadith 7212


    62. DEALING IN FRAUD OR GIVING SHORT WEIGHT OR MEASURE

    MAJOR SIN. 62. DEALING IN FRAUD OR GIVING SHORT WEIGHT OR MEASURE
    It was narrated that Abdullaah bin Umar (ra) said:
    “The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) turned to u us and said: 'O Muhaajireen, there are five things with which you will be tested, and I seek refuge with Allah lest you live to see them ... (the people) do not cheat in weights and measures except that they will be stricken with famine, severe calamity and oppression at the hands of their rulers."
    - Sunan Ibn Maajah - Vol 5, Hadith 4019
    MAJOR SIN. 62.2. DEALING IN FRAUD OR GIVING SHORT WEIGHT OR MEASURE
    "Woe to those that deal in fraud – Those who, when they have to receive by measure from men, exact full measure, But when they have to give by measure or weight to men, give less than due."
    - Al Qur'aan 83:1-3

    63. FEELING SECURE FROM Allah'S PLAN

    MAJOR SIN. 63. FEELING SECURE FROM Allah'S PLAN
    Abdullaah (ra) said:
    “The major sins are - associating partners with Allah and feeling safe from Allah's plan."
    - At Tabaraani's Al Mu'jam Al Kabeer
    Hadith 878
    MAJOR SIN. 63.2. FEELING SECURE FROM Allah'S PLAN
    “But when they forgot the warning they had received, We opened to them the gates of all (good) things, until, in the midst of their enjoyment of Our gifts, on a sudden, We called them to account, when lo! they were plunged in despair! Of the wrong-doers the last remnant was cut off. Praise be to Allah, the Cherisher of the Worlds."
    - Al Qur'aan 6:44-45


    64. DESPAIRING OF THE MERCY OF Allah AND LOSING HOPE

    MAJOR SIN.64. DESPAIRING OF THE MERCY OF Allah AND LOSING HOPE
    “Those who reject the signs of Allah and the Meeting with Him (in the Hereafter) - it is they who shall despair of My mercy: it is they who will (suffer) a most grievous Penalty.”
    - Al Qur'aan 29:23
    MAJOR SIN.64.2. DESPAIRING OF THE MERCY OF Allah AND LOSING HOPE
    The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “Let none of you die except thinking the best of Allah the Almighty, for some people's ill thoughts about Allah the Almighty has ruined them. Therefore, Allah said: 'But this thought of yours which you did entertain concerning your Lord, hath brought you to destruction, and (now) have you become of those utterly lost!'" (Al Qur'aan 41:23)
    - Musnad Ahmad - 14900

    65. NOT PRAYING IN CONGREGATION IN THE MOSQUE AND PRAYING ALONE WITHOUT A VALID REASON

    MAJOR SIN.65. NOT PRAYING IN CONGREGATION IN THE MOSQUE AND PRAYING ALONE WITHOUT A VALID REASON
    Narrated Abu Hurairah (ra): The Prophet (pbuh) said,
    “No doubt, I was about to order somebody to pronounce the Iqaamah of the (compulsory congregational) Salaah and then I would go to the houses of those who do not attend the Salaah ! (in the mosque) and burn their houses over them."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari Vol 3, Hadith 2420
    MAJOR SIN.65.2. NOT PRAYING IN CONGREGATION IN THE MOSQUE AND PRAYING ALONE WITHOUT A VALID REASON
    Narrated Abu Hurairah (ra): The Prophet (pbuh) said,
    “No Salaah (prayer) is harder for the hypocrites than the Fajr and the 'Ishaa prayers, and if they knew the reward for these Salaah, at their respective times, they would certainly present themselves (in the mosques) even if they had to crawl." The Prophet (pbuh) added, “I was thinking about ordering the Mu'adh-dhin to pronounce the Iqaamah and a man to lead the Salaah, and then taking a burning torch to burn all those men who had not yet left their houses for the Salaah (in the mosques)."
    - Saheeh Al Bukhaari Vol 1, Hadith 657


    66. PERSISTENTLY MISSING THE FRIDAY CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER WITHOUT A VALID REASON

    MAJOR SIN.66. PERSISTENTLY MISSING THE FRIDAY CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER WITHOUT A VALID REASON
    It was narrated from Abdullaah bin Umar (ra) and Abu Hurairah (ra), that they heard the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) saying on the planks of his Minbar:
    “People must stop neglecting Jumu'ah (Salaah), or Allah will put a seal over their hearts and they will truly be among the negligent."
    - Saheeh Muslim - Vol 2, Hadith 2002
    MAJOR SIN.66.2. PERSISTENTLY MISSING THE FRIDAY CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER WITHOUT A VALID REASON
    It was narrated from Abdullaah (ra) that the Prophet (pbuh) said concerning some people who stayed away from the Friday prayer:
    “I was thinking of ordering a man to lead the people in prayer, then I would burn down the houses of the men who stayed away from the Friday prayer with them inside."
    - Saheeh Muslim
    - Vol 2, Hadith 1485


    67. UNSURPING THE RIGHTS OF THE HEIR THROUGH BEQUESTS

    MAJOR SIN.67. UNSURPING THE RIGHTS OF THE HEIR THROUGH BEQUESTS
    "Those are limits set by Allah: those who obey Allah and His Messenger will be admitted to Gardens with rivers flowing beneath, to abide therein (forever) and that will be the supreme achievement. But those who disobey Allah and His Messenger and transgress His limits will be admitted to a Fire, to abide therein: and they shall have a humiliating punishment." 
    - Al Qur'aan 4:13-14
    MAJOR SIN.67. UNSURPING THE RIGHTS OF THE HEIR THROUGH BEQUESTS
    It was narrated from Abu Hurairah (ra) that the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said:
    “A man may do the deeds of the people of goodness for seventy years, then when he makes his will, he is unjust in it, so he ends (his life) with evil deeds and enters Hell. And a man may do the deeds of the people of evil for seventy years, then he does justice in his will, so he ends (his life) with good deeds and enters Paradise." 
    - Sunan Ibn Maajah
    - Vol 3, Hadith 2704

    68. DECEPTION AND PLOTTING EVIL

    MAJOR SIN.68. DECEPTION AND PLOTTING EVIL
    “They plotted and planned, but We too planned, even while they perceived it not. Then see what was the end of their plot! This, that We destroyed them and their people, all (of them)."
    -  Al Qur'aan 27:50-51

    69. SPYING FOR THE ENEMY OF THE MUSLIMS

    MAJOR SIN. 69. SPYING FOR THE ENEMY OF THE MUSLIMS
    “O you who believe! Take not My enemies and yours as friends (or protectors), offering them (your) love, even though they have rejected the Truth that has come to you, and have (on the contrary) driven out the Messenger and yourselves (from your homes), (simply) because you believe in Allah, your Lord! If you have come out to strive in My Way and to seek My Good Pleasure, (take them not as friends), holding secret converse of love (and friendship with them: for I know full well all that you conceal and all that you reveal. And any of you that does this has strayed from the Straight Path."
    - Al Qur'aan 60:1

    MAJOR SIN.69.2. SPYING FOR THE ENEMY OF THE MUSLIMS
    “Let not the Believers take for-friends or helpers Unbelievers rather than Believers: if any do that, in nothing will there be help from Allah except by way of precaution, that you may guard yourselves from them. But Allah cautions you (to remember) Himself; for the final goal is to Allah.”
    - Al Qur'aan 3:28


    70. ABUSING OR INSULTING ANY OF THE COMPANIONS OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH)

    MAJOR SIN. 70. ABUSING OR INSULTING ANY OF THE COMPANIONS OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH)
    It was narrated that Abu Sa'eed (ra) said:
    “The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said: 'Do not revile my companions, for by the One in Whose Hand is my soul, if one of you were to spend the equivalent of Mount Uhud in gold, it would not equal the Mudd (two-thirds of a kilogram) of one of them, or even half of it."
    - Sunan Abu Dawood Vol 5, Hadith 4658
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