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black magic

Suspecting someone of doing black magic

Q: I suspect my cousin's husband of doing magic to me and baby, what should I do?A: Don't have any suspicions and doubts. Recite the mu`awwazatain after every namaaz.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) ...

Feeling despondent after failing exams

Q: I am really struggling at the moment to keep my faith. I was born Muslim. I have had lots of issues in my life. The most recent one being that I am training to be a GP. I am at the end of my training but keep failing the last exam. It's odd as I have the knowledge...

Repenting for one’s past

Q: I am a great sinner but great sins have been done against me and my family and great calamities have befallen on me and my family. I have heard that great calamities fall on the strongest of believers. I don't know where to start but let me start with my good...

Doubts regarding black magic

Q: I'm 29 years old. I'm only one sister and I have two brothers. I was in a relationship with a boy in college. I took some photos with him also. Now I learnt that this type of relationship is haram. I'm making istighfaar to Almighty Allah and I'm keeping a distance...

Finding hair in one’s food

Q: Does getting hair in one's food frequently indicate towards black magic being done on one? I have seen a dream that I am taking something in which an ayah of the Quran is applied may be, because I am afflicted by jin. What does it mean?A: Don't pay attention to...

Cosmetic surgery

Q: I have a question regarding cosmetic procedures... I know they are not allowed in Islam, however are they allowed when somebody's appearance has changed due to heavy black magic/Jinn? My skin has become very dark on my face, patches of black marks everywhere, hair...

Jinnaat and black magic

Q: I am looking for advice on what to do with this situation, and hopefully some peace with dealing with it. My sister has had issues with her mental health for a few years now. Before she was sick she was a practising muslim, she would pray and practice hijab and...

Is a picture of a skeleton permissible?

1. Is a picture of a skeleton permissible. Answer In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh In principle, it is prohibited to draw an animate/ensouled object with such prominent features...

Sihr and Jinnat

As salamu alaikum respected Hazrat , I’m currently 19 years, only last year our family found out that we are suffering from sihr for past 30years and I was born with sihr and we confirmed it by asking the aamils and also in dreams . Is it true that the Jinn can...