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Q: We often hear about nazr and the effects on babies etc. Can mufti saheb please explain the concept of the child’s own parents nazr having an ill effect on the child? How does one prevent this?


A: Don’t put your mind to that. When your see your child or something beautiful, say ‘Masha Allah’.

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


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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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