Ruqya

Ruqya is the practice of treating illnesses through Quran.

‘Ruqya’ is the practice of treating illnesses through Quran and invocations as prescribed by the Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وسلم.

It provides a cure for evil eye, Envy, magic and Jinn possession. The Qur’ān offers perfect solace to a believer both spiritually and physically.

The Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “Make good use of the two cures: honey and the Qur’ān.”

Ruqyah should, therefore play an essential role in our lives.

by Ibn Mājah

Condition of Ruqya

One should recite loudly and clearly, with firm conviction and belief in Allah, who Alone gives cure.

To believe that Ruqya has no benefit by itself, but the benefits are from Allah. Not to perform Ruqyah in a state of major impurity (junub) or in a place that is not permissible to perform ibadah i.e. graveyard, bathroom, etc.

Ruqya are of two types

  • Ruqya Ash Shar'eeya
  • Ruqya Ash Shirkiyah