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What are "divining arrows" in Qur'an 5:3 and Qur'an 5:90?

The divining arrows (Al Azlam) is where pagans used arrows to make decisions which they deemed to be "divine answers" from their pagan gods. IslamQA gives a good description of divining ...
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Why these Surahs are used to perform Ruqyah - Surat al-Kaafirun, Surat al-Ikhlas, Surat al-A’araf, Surat Yoonus, Surat Ta-Ha

All Quranic verses on the topic of sihr are effective weapons against it. Surat al-A’araf verse 106-122 Surat Yoonus verse 79-82 Surat Ta-Ha verse 65-69 Are all about Moses defeating Pharaoh's ...
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What are "divining arrows" in Qur'an 5:3 and Qur'an 5:90?

Ref Belomancy and Divination. والأزلام للعرب ثلاثة أنواع : منها الثلاثة التي كان يتخذها كل إنسان لنفسه ، على أحدها افعل ، وعلى الثاني لا تفعل ، والثالث مهمل لا شيء عليه ، فيجعلها في خريطة معه ، ...
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How to replace word "magic"?

It's fine to use the word "magic" for something you don't understand how it works. Nothing wrong with it. In computer programs, "magic" or "magic number" is used to describe something which works but ...
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Can Satan or jinn do physical harm to a person?

If you ask will they come and slap us while we're alone, then I would say I'm not sure about it, if such incidents have ever occured. But if you ask will they cause us to slap ourselves then the ...
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Does browsing black magic and spells make someone mushrik?

Shirk is if you believe in other divinities besides Allah. In Surah adh-Dhariyat 51:51 = And do not make with Allah another deity. Indeed, I am to you from Him a clear warner. The word إلَه ...
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How would a non-Muslim differentiate between Magic and Miracle of Prophet?

There are differences between the two, reminding you that I am not a scholar these are to some extent what I have understood of my readings regarding the issue: Both are knowledge, but the nature of ...
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Status of a sahir (one who practices magic)

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Sharia ruling of Magic: Shaafi' View: Imam Nawawi Ra has written:To ...
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Why is Black Magic considered as Shirk?

There are a number of reasons Its because you rely and call on Satan and not Allah. In black magic you preform certain rituals and acts for the worship of the jinn. Some magicians prostrate to jinns....
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Are magician tricks a form of black magic and are they permissible?

no its absolutely haram In Quran, Allah Almighty says: “Suleman (Solomon) did not disbelieve, but the devils disbelieved teaching men magic.” (2:102) From this ayah of Quran, it is clear that ...
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Why aren't nazar and black magic considered as shirk?

Wa alaikum as salaam Black magic and all forms of magic are shirk. Magic involves worshipping the shaiteen and jinns by doing things that please them and disobeying Allah. (Interpretation of the ...
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If magic is fake then why do we try to protect against it?

Your claim that sihr (magic) is fake is not entirely correct. While some of the scholars have held the opinion that all magic is only illusion and tricks, however this is not the majority view. Rather ...
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Are Jinns and Black magic real?

The existence of Sihr and Jinn are very indeed real and they have been mentioned in the Quran. An entire chapter is named after the Jinn (Surat Al Jinn). “And the jinn We created before from scorching ...
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Why aren't nazar and black magic considered as shirk?

Assalamualaikum and Praise be to Allah (swt), Black magic IS in fact something that puts a person out of Islam and IS something that makes someone a disbeliever. One who does black magic is not a ...
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Can we commit Shirk or Kufr while playing and doing actions in videogames?

Brother, Allah granted you the gift of life for a preciously short amount of time on this earth. Not only that, each day that you wake up, remember that Allah returned your soul to your body to give ...
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I am student and I am forced to write a school board project on magic will this make me a kafir?

No it won't, it's the same as writing about Worshiping statues, Adultery, ... writing about what you don't believe in doesn't make you kafir. What makes you a Kafir however is breaking the first of ...
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Does indirect belief in magic make me a disbeliever?

First of all, Quran is a book of knowledge. There is no doubt in it. That is a firm belief of a true Muslim. How does one acquire knowledge? Through reasoning. Using God given mental faculties. Now ...
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Can Satan or jinn do physical harm to a person?

Yes, they can physically harm us. They can also whisper in your ears as you said, but keep in mind that just like there are good and bad humans, there are also good and bad jinns, and there are even ...
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What is the Islamic way to counter Sihr (magic)?

First of all, let’s pay heed to the verse 102 Surah al-Baqara which indicates that Sihr (magic) could be a cause of separation between a man and his wife. وَاتَّبَعُوا مَا تَتْلُو الشَّيَاطِينُ ...
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Does magic work on a person during ramadan?

It is correct as a famous issue that you mentioned As it is known, the jinn are locked up during the blessed month of Ramadan. But, to the best of my knowledge, these could be two different and ...
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Can Satan or jinn do physical harm to a person?

Assalam ol Alaikum wa rahmatollah. In order to reply to your attractive question that is "Can Jinns and Satan harm people physically?", I am telling you that Yes, it is possible that jinn harm people. ...
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Is Hijama(Cupping) related to black magic?

Walecum assalam, Actually some Raqyi do use Hijamah as well to treat black magic, but Hijama alone is not the Sunnah way of treating the black magic or removing the Jinn. Hijama actually Boosts the ...
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Can magic cause others to ignore me?

Everything has a cause. Believing in magic guides you to an unreasonable world. Don't loss your logic. What the hell is magic. Ignore all these subjects and have a good life and good time. If ...
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Did Harut and Marut taught magic?

Yes, what they taught was not magic. It is evident from the words of the verse you quoted: يُعَلِّمُونَ النَّاسَ السِّحْرَ وَ مَا أُنزِلَ عَلَى الْمَلَكَيْنِ بِبَابِلَ هَارُوتَ وَمَارُوتَ They ...
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