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Oh You Who Does Ruqya…

Shaykhul-Islam Ibn Taymīyyah (may Allāh have mercy upon him):

If the Jinn is from the Afārīt and he (the one performing the Ruqyaa) is weak, they can harm him. Therefore, the likes of this person is to protect himself with the recitation of that which gives refuge and protection like Āyah al-Kursī, the Mu’auwwidhāt (Sūrah al-Falaq and Sūrah an-Nās), the making of the prayer, supplication and the likes of that from that which strengthens the faith. He is also to keep away from the acts of sins which (cause the enemies) to gain authority over him. Continue reading

Perform The Ruqyah Upon Yourself

Question Posed To Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan (may Allah preserve him):

May Allah treat you with good, Noble Shaykh. This questioner asks: “If there is someone who is stronger than me in faith, piety and knowledge, and I know that I am upon acts of disobedience to Allah and my faith is weak, can I request from this person to perform the ruqyah upon me, or is it better that I perform it upon myself?”

The Noble Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan (may Allah preserve him) responded:

Perform the ruqyah upon yourself. Don’t seek the ruqyah (from someone else). Be independent from the people even if you are one who is disobedient (to Allah). Is it mandatory that you have to be a complete (believer), not having committed any acts of disobedience?! None of us – and there is no might of power except with Allah – are free from acts of disobedience. Continue reading