12 Muharram 1434 | Hadith of the Day | Protection from the Evil Eye with Talismans


Yahya related to me from Malik that Humayd ibn Qays al-Makki said,

“A man came to the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, with the two sons of Ja’far ibn Abi Talib. He said to their nursemaid, ‘Why are they so thin?’ Their nursemaid said, ‘Messenger of Allah, the evil eye goes quickly to them. Nothing stops us from asking someone to make talismans (using ayats of Qur’an) for them, except that we do not know what of that would agree with you.’ The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, ‘Make talismans for them. Had anything been able to precede the decree, the evil eye would precede it.’ ”

[Muwatta of Imam Malik, at-Tirmidhi and Ibn Majah]

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