Category: Q & A

Hijamah: Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is the treatment painful? A: Usually the treatment is not painful, some people may call it slightly uncomfortable, specially the people who are very sensitive. Q: How long does the session take? A: It can take up to anywhere between 45mins to 1 hours, depending on how many cups you need. Q: What are […]

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What is Hijama

Download I would like to know when al hijama (cupping) began to be practiced according to the sunnah, and the manner in which it should be performed. Are there recommended times for one to have it done, or times that one should avoid cupping? We are hoping to begin this prectice for sisters, and wish […]

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Can Jinn Really Possess People

Atta – Egypt Title Can Jinn Really Possess People? Question We hear a lot that jinn possess some people. What is the viewpoint of Islam regarding this? Date 26/Sep/2004 Name of Counsellor Group of Muftis Topic Jinn & Magic Answer In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due […]

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8 Things To Do To Fight Magic

Q: What is the treatment for someone who has been affected by sihr (magic or witchcraft, including spells aimed at causing hatred or love)? How can the believer save himself from this or avoid being harmed by it? Are there any du’aa’s or dhikrs from the Qur’aan or Sunnah for these things? A: Praise be […]

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Signs of a Magician

Q: How can we known the sorcerers and charlatans, and those who use the Qur’aan as a remedy? Is it permissible to ask the Muslim jinn for help? Could you send me some of the du’aa’s that are narrated from the Prophet for the one who is suffering poverty or who is finding it hard […]

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Treating the Jinn Possessed

Q: My cousin (daughter of maternal aunt) is possessed by a jinni who speaks on her lips with a man’s voice and says that he will never leave her because he loves her. We have taken her for ruqyah many times and every time he speaks and says that he will never leave her. What […]

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Status of Ruqiah in Islam

Q: What are the virtues of a man reciting ruqyah for himself? What is the evidence for that? What should he say when he recites ruqyah for himself?. A: Praise be to Allaah. 1 – There is nothing wrong with the Muslim reciting ruqyah for himself. That is permissible; indeed it is a good Sunnah, […]

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Ruling on Writing Ayahs and Tying Them on One’s Body

Q: What is the ruling on writing Qur’aan or dhikr on pieces of paper and attaching them to parts of the body such as the chest etc., or folding them and putting them on one’s molars, or writing some parts of prescribed du’aa’s and wrapping it in leather and putting it under one’s bed or […]

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