Astrology is offensive to God because it attributes to planets and stars the power that belongs to God alone and because it tries to find the will of God by other means than God has appointed.
Here’s why astrology is Haraam (forbidden) Astrology (and all fortune-telling) is haraam, because it claims that people can possess full knowledge of things that are hidden, for example, what lies in a person’s future. (this is sometimes loosely called “divine knowledge”).
Is astrology witchcraft?
My friend, astrology is a form of witchcraft. What is witchcraft? Witchcraft is seeking spiritual help, advice or guidance from any spiritual source other than the Holy Spirit and the Word of God. In other words, seeking Satan’s help. There are only two sources of spiritual guidance, advice and power: God and Satan.
One more query we ran across in our research was “Is astrology Haram in Islam?”.
Instead, astrology is based on statistical knowledge which motivates people for further research and comprehension of the human condition.
You may be asking “Why is astrology forbidden in Islam?”
One source proposed astrology is also classified as Haraam (forbidden) based on the Hadeeth of Ibn ‘Abbaas in which the Prophet(pbuh) said, “Whoever acquires knowledge of any branch of astrology, has acquired knowledge of a branch of magic. The more he increases in that knowledge, the more he increases in sin.”.
I think the same can be said of dependance on any religious scripture.
Most astrologers I know, especially Christian astrologers believe that the energy of the planets impacts life on earth. They believe that God created the heaven, the sun, moon, and stars as it states in many verses in the Bible. They do not believe astrology is their God and many of them believe only that the energy impacts us here on earth.
What is a familiar spirit (demon)?
Witchcraft is seeking spiritual help, advice or guidance from any spiritual source other than the Holy Spirit and the Word of God. In other words, seeking Satan’s help. There are only two sources of spiritual guidance, advice and power: God and Satan. Any spirit that is not the Holy Spirit is a familiar spirit (demon).
Is it haram to know someones future?
I dont know what you mean by astrology. Also Its not haram to say you know someones future, because strong ‘urafa do.