Sihr (السحر) - which means magic, witchcraft, or sorcery - takes place by the power of the jinn.

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Islamic way to counter Sihr (magic)

I suspect somebody has cast evil spill on my son and his wife. Although they married out of their own willingness, their marriage is in tatters 1 year into their marriage. My son apparently didn't ...
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I found things look like voodoo or magic things in the front door frame

I found these things look like voodoo or magic things this afternoon during house renovation. They were in the front door door frame top part and sealed by scorch tape. There is a photo of a man and 2 ...
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Am I ill or is it magic? [closed]

It has been a few years since I feel extreme anxiety, and it seems to grow over time. I used to feel like hurting myself but now I feel suicidal on the little things. Also I can’t tell if I am ...
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Does magic work on a person during ramadan?

As it is known, the jinn are locked up during the blessed month of Ramadan. We also know that people perform magic (or sihir) on others out of jealousy etc. To perform magic however, the assistance of ...
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Can Satan or jinn do physical harm to a person?

Can Satan or jinn do physical harm to a person? If so, does isolation of a person help them to do that more in any way? Or is whispering to us to do bad his only act?
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Is Hijama(Cupping) related to black magic?

As Salam Alikum, Is Hijama helpful in removing black magic or sihr? I read somewhere that after a jinn leaves a human body, the magic(sihr), remains back. How far is this correct? Also, can cupping ...
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Can magic cause others to ignore me?

I have always been good; when others have wronged me I forgave them and generally get along very well with people, but now they have again started ignoring me for no reason. This is giving me a hard ...
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Does browsing black magic and spells make someone mushrik?

Does it fall under committing shirk when browsing stuff of black magic on the internet and checking out spells. if it does fall under shirk, is it minor or major sin and how can you repent for it and ...
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How would a non muslim differentiate between Magic and Miracle of Prophet

Is there a differentiation between Miracles of the Prophets and Magic? How would a non muslim differentiate between Magic and the Miracles of a Prophet? The Person may think all Prophets were ...
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Did Harut and Marut taught magic?

I have heard that Harut and Marut did not actually taught magic, but they came with another knowledge that was to be used to counter magic. Is this true? If it is, then what knowledge did they bring? ...
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What is the meaning of 2:102?

Some translators translate 2:102 as: "(Allah sent these two angels to teach black magic so that people could save themselves from its harms", is this correct? if not than what is the meaning?
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Are soothsayers and sorcerers allowed to become Muslim?

I realize that studying sorcery or consulting a soothsayer is unlawful, but I am confused as to whether or not someone who knew these practices would be able to become a Muslim. I am under the ...
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Does magic exist in reality?

I hear and read a lot about magic in islam, but I've never known anyone who knows how to do it? Does Islam have some sample magic that one can try out? For example, I was given a Quranic cures book ...
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Jannes and Jambres in Qur'an?

In the Bible, there is a story from Paul: 2 Timothy 3:8 ESV Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, men corrupted in mind and disqualified regarding the ...
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how to cure black magic and evil eye

Assalamu alikum wa rahmatullah, What is the Quran and Sunnah based way to cure black magic and evil eye? Is there any way to find out the source of black magic?
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Does Al-Sihir (magic) still exist?

I know that magic has been mentioned in the Quran but somehow these verses are referring to the magic done in order to move from one place to another in no time or making people believe false things. ...
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What is the magic and what is the ruling on learning it in Islam?

It is known that several ayat in the Quran spoke about magic, for example in Sura Al-Baqara [2:102] How does Islam view magic? And what is the ruling on learning magic in Islam?