Asking a kaafir to make dua

Q: Can a person ask a kaafir to make dua without any belief that their idols would fulfil their wish. He believes that only Allah Ta'ala can fulfil the wish of the kaafir and that there is no other God that exists except Allah, but just saying "dua karna-pray for me/us" to a kaafir, would this constitute kufr which takes a person out of the fold of Islam? 

A: It is not kufr, but it is totally wrong and shameful when you know that he is covered in haraam, in fact a crime worse than haraam, kufr and shirk. How can you ever think of asking him for dua. Make taubah for this.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)