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  • Wearing ring over which Quran was recited as amulet Date: 8-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband is a very good man, he would hardlyever miss his obligatory prayers and fasts, recites Quran almost daily, and enforces this practice in our home. Recently, we were struck with a mild financial difficulty for which we had to fork out a lot of money from our savings that went in vain; in addition, my husband had a car accident.. More

  • Using an amulet containing the word 'la misaas' (Quran 20:97) Date: 2-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please, I have a friend who wrote لامساس (i.e. do not touch), which is similar to what was used in Surah Taha (Quran 20: 97). He claimes that he is using it as a protective word so that evil things will not come near him. However, I told him that such word used in the Quran is used to rebuke Musa Samiri, but the guy insisted... More

  • What to do about a tree that people hang amulets on Date: 30-9-2015

    Asalaamu alaykum. There is a pomegranate tree in my home on which people tie amulets and red threads and so on because some branches are pointed out of my home. Some people say that these amulets are black magic. Should I cut down the tree or simply remove the amulets and threads? .. More

  • Ruqyah may be read on children at any time Date: 24-8-2015

    Assalamu 'alaikum. Is it considered as innovation to recite the Surah Falaq, Surah Naas and Surah Ikhlas & wipe over the children before going outside in the evening or night as the prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, advised to keep the children inside the house when evening comes? Please give reference to the 'ulama regarding this. .. More

  • Supplication, charity, patience and seeking available treatments are the best ways to repel diseases Date: 23-8-2015

    I am a 26-year-old man and suffer from hereditary alopecia. I pray and supplicate Allaah Almighty to heal my hair. I give charity according to my ability, acting upon the hadith where the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "Treat your patients by (giving out) charity." Are there any specific supplications attributed to the honorable.. More

  • How he repents from using amulets in building his house Date: 6-4-2015

    Ansallamu Aliakum Warahamtullahi Wabarakatuhu. I contacted a local Mualim who prepared 5 teslimas (Islamic inscriptions on papers rapped with different threads as protection) for me which I buried in the ground in 5 places as instructed before I build my house in the place. The house has been built and I now realized that it is forbidden to have done.. More

  • Writing the Name of Allaah on the body for treatment Date: 12-2-2015

    Assalamu Alaikum, sheikh i have some questions if you can answer them for me, if not all please answer the first question, but it will be very kind of you if you can answer all of them. 1: Can a person write the name of Allah(any name) on his body like on the hand with pen and then rub it with water or mouth water, to gain strenght or for shifa. 2:.. More

  • Hanging amulets is prohibited regardless of the person's intention Date: 3-9-2014

    Asalamalaikum rahmatuallahi wa barakatuhu. I know that the "hand of fatima"/Khamsa is haram-shirk if used for protection. Can you pls tell me if it's haram if used purely for decoration. Barakallahu feeki .. More

  • She refused all those who proposed to marry her Date: 18-11-2012

    Salam alaikum, can anyone be cursed by the hate of people towards Islam and Allah? I am asking because so many men have proposed to me, I made Istikhara and then mostly I feel "No" without any regret or doubt and I get so extremly angry towards men who propose to me, I can hardly contain myself and that is not normal and considering the amount.. More

  • Lawful Ruqyahs Date: 7-3-2012

    Is it permissible to perform Ruqyah by reciting Quran over water or oil and so forth? .. More

  • Sharee‘ah-approved Ruqyahs are treatment for all types of magic Date: 7-3-2012

    Is there a type of black magic called Rasd (when a certain Jinni is appointed for a certain spell and is not allowed to quit even after the death of his employing black magician)? Some claim that this type of magic cannot be treated by the Quran and that it is necessary to resort to someone acquainted with magic to annul it. How valid is this claim?.. More

  • Proving the permissibility of using Quranic therapy Date: 7-3-2012

    What is the evidence, from the Sunnah, which proves the validity of using curing verses for ailments and magic?.. More

  • Ruqyah and seeing a doctor Date: 6-3-2012

    I have been having obsessions which make me imagine dreadful things. How can I get rid of these obsessions?.. More

  • Permissibility of asking others to do Ruqyah and doing Ruqyah for the disbeliever Date: 6-2-2012

    Is it permissible for a person to ask others to do Ruqyah for him? Is there any contradiction between such a request and the Hadeeth in which the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam (may Allaah exalt his mention), pointed out that among the attributes of the seventy thousand people who will enter Paradise without reckoning is that they did.. More

  • Following the order of the Mus-haf when performing the Ruqyah Date: 9-1-2012

    Salam alaikum, In a video of Sheikh Al-Arifi he mentions that in Ruqyah against Al-Ayn one has to recite following: Surah Yusuf, Aya 67 to the last Aya Surah Al-Isra, Aya 82 to the last Aya The first 4 Ayas of Surah al-Mulk The last 2 Ayas of Surah Al-Qalam Sure Al-Fatiha Ayat al-Kursi Surah Al-Ikhlas Surah Al-Falaq Surah An-Nas Should one.. More