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To what extent is use of “taweez” or amulets allowed in Islam?

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One of our sisters/brothers has requested this information:

To what extent can the use to what extent is the use “taweez” or amulets permitted in Islam. My mom recently gifted these taweez. In Islam if I am right the idea of the evil eye is in place. It is quite possible for a person to be a victim of this “evil eyes.” The question I would like to know about is whether the wearing of the “tawwez” is acceptable or not. Concerning the evil eye, I am sure that Allah is my protector. However, The Prophet(SAW) was under a spell. To break the spell , Prophet(SAW) employed the Quran to remove the spell. Do you know of a way I can follow to protect myself from such a fate. The people who know my family may try to destroy my family using black magic. Can you please refer somehting in Quran which can aid me.

Please get back to me as soon as you are able.


Evil Eye black magic Amulet

In the name of Allah we praise Allah, seek His help and beg His forgiveness. Whoever Allah is guiding, no one can be misled or lead anyone to go off course, nobody is able to steer them back in the right direction. We bear witness that there is none (no idol, nobody, no grave, no prophet No Imam, not even a dai!) worthy of worship other than Allah Alone. And we are witnesses that Muhammad (saws) was His slave and servant and the seal of His Messengers.

Your Question: To what extent do you think that the use or use of “taweez” (also known as amulets) acceptable in Islam.

Allah (saws) the Messenger Allah (saws) strictly prohibited believers to wear any kind of taaweedh or amulet on any part of their body. If someone does wear an amulet or a taaweedh starts to seek trust and guidance from this taaweedh instead of putting his entire life and faith in his faith in the Lord of all Worlds!

The most important thing to do is pray, invoke, trust and maintain an faith in nothing but Allah Subhanah God of the Heavens and the earth and everything in between!

If a sincerely-believing person, who truly believes in Allah and the Last Day, seeks any protection for anything in life, all he needs to do is take refuge in Allah and pray to Him for every need. Because Allah Alone is the sole owner of all power and strength; and no harm or any trouble will befall any person without the permission by Allah Subhanah. So, the believer should put his full and unconditional Trust in none but Allah Subhanah Alone.

Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 3 Surah Ale Imraan verse 160:

If Allah helps you none can beat you. But if He leaves you, who is there to assist you? If you trust in Allah then let believers put their trust in Him.

Allah declares He says in Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Ahzaab verse 3:

Trust and trust in Allah All by Himself; and sufficient is Allah as a Resolver of things.

Allah is revealed in the Holy Quran Chapter 9 Surah Taubah Verse 51:

Say: “Nothing will happen to us except what Allah has decided for us”He is our protector” and to Allah be the faith-based believers who place their trust.

Uqbah ibn ‘Amir narrates how the Prophet of Allah (saws) told: “If anyone wears an amulet (taaweedh) then may Allah not aid him in fulfilling his wish. If someone wears a seashell around his neck is it not a blessing from Allah? Allah give him no peace.”

Story told by Ahmad and Al-Hakim.

An amulet (tamimah, taaweedkh, etc.) is an assortment of shells or beads that Arabs used to put around their children’s necks believing that it would protect their children from evil eyes. Islam absolutely abolished this and all other superstitious practices. The Messenger of Allah (saws) identified it as shirk, a clear form of it invoking the curses of Allah upon those who wore a taaweedh to seek its protection.

It is reported from Ibn Mas’ud , that once when he entered his home, he noticed his wife with a knotted object around her neck. He removed it from her then broke it. Then he said: ‘The family of Abdullah is so arrogant that they associate with Allah who did not give any authority.’ I’ve been told by that the messenger of Allah (saws) declaring”Verily, incantations amulets and love charms constitute acts of shirk (associating gods with Allah).’ The people said: ‘O Abu Abdullah! We are familiar with incantations and amulets, but what is a love-related charm? (altawlah )’?’ He responded: “It’s an esoteric formula that women used to get their husbands’ affection’.” (Related in Al-Hakim and Ibn Hibban).

Imran ibn Hasin says that the Messenger of Allah (saws) observed an unidentified man with a necklace made of copper on his arm. The Prophet (saws) said to him: “Woe be for you!’ What is this? ‘ The man responded”I’m experiencing weakness (al-wahinah).’ (Al-wahinah is a disease that causes pain in the shoulders and hands. The man was wearing a bracelet of copper as he believed it would alleviate his suffering and pain). It was the Prophet who (saws) prohibited him from wearing it as the man believed it was an amulet. It was said by the Prophet (saws) told him: “It will give you nothing but the pain. Toss it away. If you were to die while wearing it, you would never have been saved! (ie. you would have been dead in the state of the shirk sin, which is the most unforgivable of sins.” (Narrated by Ahmad)

Isa ibn Hamza said: I went to see Abdullah ibn Hakim and his face was red from high fever. I said to him: “Why don’t you make use of an amulet?’ He said: ‘We seek refuge in Allah against it. It is said that the messenger of Allah (saws) declared: “Whoever wears anything as an amulet is entrusted by Allah”. (Narrated by Abu Daw’ud)

Your question is: In Islam if I am right it is believed that the evil eye is a part of Islam. It is possible for a person to be under the influence of this “evil eye.”

Sahih Muslim Hadith 5427 Narrated by Abdullah ibn Abbas

Allah’s messenger (saws) stated: The effects of nazar (evil eye) is a fact; if anything would precede it, the Qadr (destiny) it is the influence of an evil eye.

Dear Brother, the influence of nazar is actually a fact that has been declared and stated by only the Messenger of Allah (saws) as well as Allah is our witness. Every statement made from the messenger of Allah (saws) can be only the truth.

You can find taweez for love on this website.

However, one must also be aware that and believe in absolute conviction that the evil eye doesn’t have any power in itself and it is not able to cause harm or harm to any person without the exact Will and Consent of Allah Subhanah. Thus one should not fear an evil gaze, instead consider Allah Their Lord, and maintain their faith and trust to Him Alone.

If all the evil-eyes of the world came together and try to harm anyone, they wouldn’t even be able to accomplish this without the permission of Allah Subhanah. all power and strength rests with none save our Lord Most High, Most Exalted.

Your Question: Could you recommend something from Quran that could help me.
Al-Tirmidhi’s Hadith 4563 Narrated Abu Sa’id al-Khudri

His Messenger Allah (saws) used to seek protection from Allah away from Jinn and the evil eye of men until his Mu’awwidhatan (113th Surah Al-Falaq and 114th Surah An-Naas) were revealed, following which he made use of them and put aside all other matters.

Dear and beloved Brother, should one be concerned about any kind of harm from any source whatsoever, the only remedies or prayer to be used is to say the 113th Surah Al-Falaq and the the 114th Surah An-Naas. This will help one seek the protection of Allah Subhanah against any evil that might be coming their way It is believed that Allah Subhanah will guard them from any harm.

After one has found refuge with Allah Subhanah, they should remain in total trust and belief in the Strength and Power of their Lord Alone, and should not be concerned about any threat of harm coming from any supernatural entity, or the evil eye or other unobserved area! Allah Subhanah Alone suffices as ones Protector and Helper.

If one believes, obeys and abides by the instructions and directions of Allah or His Messenger (saws) One can be assured of never being deceived. But if one believes, obeys and follows any other guidance in addition to that of Allah as well as His Messenger (saws) one can be certain that they will be led astray.

Anything written that is truthful and of the benefit of it is only due to Allahs assistance and guidance, and anything that is erroneous is entirely my responsibility. Allah is the only one who knows best, and is the sole Source of Strength.

Your brother and best wishes in Islam.