Wearing a Taweez

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1. Is taweez shirk?

2. Is it proven that a person can wear a taweez as protection knowing that Allah is the protector.

3. Will reading 7 times surah alam nashra help in exams? 



1. If the taweez contains words of shirk then it is shirk

2. Yes.

3. Insha Allah.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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