Sihr and Its Cure

20 12 2011

A person struck by magic might experience the following:

Dislike of one’s spouse, as indicated in the Qur’an by the following verse, “And from these (angels) people learn that by which they cause separation between a man and his wife…” (Al-Baqarah, 2:102).

Different attitude in the house from that which is outside the house. For example, a person will feel that he is missing his family when is outside the house but when he goes home, love changes quickly to extreme hatred.

Inability to have sexual intercourse with one’s spouse.

Frequent miscarriage for pregnant women.

Sudden change in behavior without obvious reason.

Complete loss of appetite for food.

Thinking or imagining one has done something when in reality one has not.

Sudden obedience and/or love for a particular person.

It should be noted that if a person experiences some of the above symptoms this does not necessarily mean that he is either possessed by a jinn or struck by black magic. It might be due to physiological or psychological reasons.

As for curing this condition the following steps are recommended:
1) Putting one’s trust in Allah with sincere belief that He is the only cure for everything.

2) Reading Qur’aan and known supplications expressing seeking refuge, the most important and effective of which are:
a.     Soorat al-Faatihah
b.     Aayat al-Kursiy from Soorat al-Baqarah,
c.     The verses from Soorat al-A’raaf, [al-A’raaf 7:106-122]
d.     The verses from Soorat Yoonus, (Yoonus 10:79-82)
e.     The verses from Soorat Ta-Ha, [Ta-Ha 20:65-69]
f.      Soorat al-Kaafiroon
g.     Soorat al-Ikhlaas and al-Mi’wadhatayn (i.e., Soorat al-Falaq and Soorat al-Naas) – to be recited three times.
h.     Reciting some of the du’aa’s prescribed in sharee’ah, such as:
“Allaahumma Rabb al-Naas, adhhib al-ba’s wa’shfi, anta al-Shaafiy, laa shifaa’a illa shifaa’uka, shifaa’an laa yughaadiru saqaman (O Allaah, Lord of
mankind, remove the evil and grant healing, for You are the Healer. There is no healing except Your healing, which does not leave any sickness).”

2) Removing the elements of magic as was done by the Prophet when he was struck by black magic by a Jewish man called Lubaid Ben Al-‘Aasim.

3) Eating seven Aa’liya Al-Barniy dates (among the dates of Al-Madinah) first thing in the morning; if not possible, any dates will suffice, by the will of Allaah.

4) Cupping–removing excess blood.

5) Supplications.

And I ask Allaah to cure those who are suffering with evil eye and magic and ease their hardship, as He is the One who cures and there is no one else who can cure.

Zakia Usmani


In What State Will I be…………

20 12 2011


In the name of Allah, the Most-Merciful, the All-Compassionate 

“May the Peace and Blessings of Allah be Upon You”

Praise be to Allaah, we seek His help and His forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allaah from the evil of our own souls and from our bad deeds. Whomsoever Allaah guides will never be led astray, and whomsoever Allaah leaves astray, no one can guide. I bear witness that there is no god but Allaah, and I bear witness that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger.


Bismillah Walhamdulillah Was Salaatu Was Salaam ‘ala Rasulillah

As-Salaam Alaikum Wa-Rahmatullahi Wa-Barakatuhu

In What State Will I Be ….
by Asma bint Shameem

Today I share some thoughts with you that run through my head
This is what I so often think as I lay here on my bed
What would I be doing and in what state will I be….
That day when Malak ul-Maut will approach me?

For surely he will knock on my door, oh so suddenly

My choice of place or time, it’s not going to be
On the day that I meet him, what will I do?
Theres no hiding that day, no one to run to
What will be my response to him? O What will I say?
I didn’t prepare for this….please come back another day?!
Please go back…go back. I’m just not ready yet!
Just a few more minutes…seconds… any time that I can get!
I would want to say goodbye but he wouldn’t let me
I would want another chance but that surely couldn’t be
When he will come for me, I wonder, will I be in heedlessness
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Or would I be the one who loves and lives upon the Sunnah?

Would the last words on my tongue be la illaaha illAllaah?
Would my kafan be made of silk, being sent from Heaven above?
Would it be so soft, so fragrant, wrapping my soul with love?
Or would it be so rough, so ugly, made of fire from Hell
A wrath, a torment from my Lord, full of nasty smell?
And what would happen when they bury me, six feet underground
When they lay me on my bed of dust, with no one else around
So scared and alone….the thought keeps haunting me
In what state will I be….when the angels will question me?
Will I be able to answer them….the questions they will ask
It seems so easy now….but what a lofty task!
Will I be scared to see them, will they be of horror to me?
Will I be able to bear them, when they sit in front of me?

Will I be able to give them those answers so easily?

Or will I stumble and stagger….not knowing, confusedly?
Will I stutter and stammer just like a hypocrite would?
Or would I be able to respond to them just as a Muslim should?

Will my grave be a piece of Jannah, green and open wide…

with Mercy from my Lord so Kind, my good deeds on my side?
Will I rest in my grave ever so peacefully?
Or will my grave be a wretched place of torture for me?
I pray my grave is not a bed…of torment and agony
I hope so earnestly that my Rabb will forgive me
And when everyone will be raised with the rest of humanity
In what state will I be…..when my Lord will resurrect me?
Will I be pleased to see my Rabb? Will I be eager to greet Him?
But more importantly will HE be pleased with me, the Day I meet Him?
Will my face be black with sin that day or will it be shining white?

Will my scale of deeds weigh heavy for me….would it be feather light?
O where will I run then …where will I hide? This is what scares me!
In what state will I be….when the book of deeds is handed to me?
Will it be given in my left hand or I will hold it in my right?
Will I be guided firm on the Siraat; my Imaan so big, so bright?
Will I be among the wretched or will Allaah be pleased with me?
In what state will I be…when I stand in front of the Almighty?
I shudder and I tremble when I think of that Great Day
When I ask myself…”Am I ready to meet my Lord today?”

I cry as I lay here….thinking. I shed my wretched tears

Please forgive me O Allaah, how I wasted all those years
I sinned all my life Yaa Maalik, Oh how I forsook you
Unless you forgive me O Allah, how can I meet you?!
My sins are so heavy Yaa Rabb, I can hardly bear the weight
But I’m hoping for your Mercy, Allaah, don’t leave me to my fate

For how long will I live? I don’t know when I’ll die

But like the prophet said I should expect it so close by
Let me stop this way of life; let me snap out of this trance
Let me turn my life around now that I have this perfect chance
Because today I am closer to my Lord than I was yesterday
Did it ever occur to me that today could be my last day?