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Knock on wood to protect against envy

Knock on wood to protect against envy Question: When we remember and mention one of Allah’s bounties and graces onto a person, some people would knock on the wood fearing envy for him. What is the ruling on this behavior? Answer: This is an unacceptable behavior. It should not be practiced. It is a wrong belief. In fact, we should be thankful and grateful to Allah for that bounty and every other bounty. All ...

Protection against evil-eye and envy

Question: A friend of mine is tested with his new car. He purchased the care 5 years ago from the dealer. He would have an accident at least every three months. Fortunately, they are minor accidents without injuries. In the last year every time he travels to the Eastern Province he had a problem with his tires. The four tires peeled off 6 times while driving. All praise is due to Allah he was saved. Every t ...

A supplication for preventing envy

Question:  Is there a supplication that prevents envy and black or evil magic? Answer: Saying, ‘In the Name of Allah and all praise are due to Allah’ is some of the causes to be healthy and cured of all evils.  Recite Sura 112,113 and 114 after Fajr Dawn prayer three times and the same after Maghrib sunset prayer. Seek refuge with the most perfect words of Allah, the Almighty. Often say, ‘In the Name of All ...

Ability to control envy

Is it possible to control envy and do it to others when a person wants? The effect of an evil-eye is sure as reported of Allah’s messenger PBUH is reported to have said, ‘An evil-eye is true. If there is anything that beats the fate [or predestine] it would be an evil-eye.’ In another Hadith Allah’s messenger PBUH is reported to have said, ‘An evil-eye would make a man go to his grave and a camel to be cook ...

Envy and Its Harms

One of the companions of Allah’s Messenger PBUH was not known for his dedication and devotion to all acts of worship during the lifetime of Allah’s Messenger PBUH got a very high status in Islam due to his removal of envy from his heart. Would you like to get the same status? Read and apply the following: Anes bin Malek RAA reported, We were sitting with Allah’s Messenger PBUH. He [turned to us and] said: ‘ ...