Wednesday, June 29, 2011


"Black Magic" by Shaikh Abdullah Faisal
(evening dars: 6.29.11)

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The definition of “magic:”
1. Whenever something happens in front of you that you can't explain
--if you can't explain it, ie turning a handkerchief into a rabbit

2. To subdue the jinns and use them to create mischief on the earth

The correct opinion is the 2nd opinion. Why?
--sometimes things happen in front you but you can't explain it
--this is called a TRICK not magic
--if we can't explain it, it might be a TRICK
--and we can't kill people for tricks, only magic

How do we decipher these?
--if they have contact w/ jinns, then it's classified as 'magic'
--w/o contact, it's classified as a 'trick'

The History of Magic

They followed what the Shayatin (devils) gave out (falsely of the magic) in the lifetime of Sulaiman (Solomon). Sulaiman did not disbelieve, but the Shayatin (devils) disbelieved, teaching men magic and such things that came down at Babylon to the two angels, Harût and Marût, (Al-Baqarah 2:102)


-- Allah tala sent 2 angels to the people of Iraq
--knowledge and sent as a test
--if you're given money and you use it for casinos or women
--you can't blame the money
--it's used for evil when used by evil people but righteous people
--will use it for righteous reasons
--Babylon was a province in Iraq
--the Jews took the knowledge to do bad things

…but neither of these two (angels) taught anyone (such things) till they had said, "We are only for trial, so disbelieve not (by learning this magic from us). (Al-Baqarah 2:102)

--the two angels (Harût and Marût ) didn't teach anyone anything
--without 1st giving them a warning
--don't misappropriate the knowledge or you will become disbelievers

They followed what the Shayatin (devils) gave out (falsely of the magic) in the lifetime of Sulaiman (Solomon). Sulaiman did not disbelieve, but the Shayatin (devils) disbelieved, teaching men magic and such things that came down at Babylon to the two angels, Harût and Marût, but neither of these two (angels) taught anyone (such things) till they had said, "We are only for trial, so disbelieve not (by learning this magic from us).(Al-Baqarah 2:102)

It's not permissible for us to try to subdue the demons

--if the jinn wants to help you and you did not ask for it, it's permissible
--if a jinn lifts a car up off of you - you didn't do anything wrong

Why shouldn't we seek a jinns help?
--they don't work for free, they will ask for a favor
--they will ask you to make a sacrifice and ask you to call their name
--we're not permitted to call anyone else's name
--when sacrificing other than ALLAH SUBHAN'WATALA
--if we do it is a major shirk (taking you outside the fold of Islam)

Eat not (O believers) of that (meat) on which Allah's Name has not been pronounced (at the time of the slaughtering of the animal), for sure it is Fisq (a sin and disobedience of Allah). (Al-An'am 6:121)

Allah tala told the Sahabahs they are not to eat meat killed when anyone's name was called other than HIS

Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, "A strong demon from the Jinn s came to me yesterday suddenly, so as to spoil my prayer, but Allah enabled me to overpower him, and so I caught him and intended to tie him to one of the pillars of the Mosque so that all of you might see him, but I remembered the invocation of my brother Solomon: 'And grant me a kingdom such as shall not belong to any other after me.' (38.35) so I let him go cursed." (Book #55 , Hadith #634S. Bukhari)


Soothsayers Fortune Tellers and Palm Readers:

--we're not to believe in them or go to them
--these are kufr and shirk

--we're not to believe in these but weather forecasts are not shirk
--if the weather man says INSH'ALLAH
--it's not shirk to say 'good luck' if you believe the luck was written
-- Luck = Fortune
--if you believe it was predestined
--we can say,
--these palm readers and soothsayers are dangerous
--because they tell people they know the future

Say (O Muhammad SAW): "I possess no power of benefit or hurt to myself except as Allah wills. If I had the knowledge of the Ghaib (unseen), I should have secured for myself an abundance of wealth, and no evil should have touched me. I am but a warner, and a bringer of glad tidings unto people who believe." (Al-A'raf 7:188)

They are trying to share in Allah's Rububiyyah

The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, "That is a word pertaining to truth which a jinn snatches (from the angels) and whispers into the ears of his friend (the soothsayers) who will then mix more than a hundred lies with it.'' [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

We're not to WISH on shooting stars; they are used to burn up the shayteen
--purpose of stars are to guide us at night and beautify the skies and to burn up the shayteen (as missiles)

And indeed We have adorned the nearest heaven with lamps, and We have made such lamps (as) missiles to drive away the Shayatin (devils), and have prepared for them the torment of the blazing Fire. (Al-Mulk 67:5)

Muslims are not to wish upon stars; it is a bid'aah

The 7 Greatest Sins:
shirk, magic, murder, ribaa, rob the orphans, run away from battle, slander pious Muslimahs

“Keep away from the seven destructive sins!” “What are they, O Messenger of Allaah?” He answered, “Associating partners with Allaah; Practicing Sorcery; taking a life, which Allaah has made forbidden except for a just cause (according to Islaamic Law); eating Riba (usury) eating up an orphan’s wealth; fleeing from the battle field at the time of fighting (with the unbelievers); and accusing chaste women, who never think of anything that can touch their chastity and who are good believers, of fornication.” "The creation of these stars is for three purposes, i.e. as decoration of the sky, as missiles to hit the devils, and as signs to guide travelers. So, if anybody tries to find a different interpretation, he is mistaken and just wastes his efforts..." Bukhari Vol.4 Book 54 Ch.3 before No.421 p.282.

Allah's Messenger (P.B.UH) said "Whoever learns a part of astrology (drawing knowledge from stars) has learned a part of sorcery (magic). [Abu Dawud]

It is transmitted that the Prophet said: The penalty specified for the magician is a strike with the sword. Tirmidhi

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said: “ The hadd (prescribed punishment) for the practitioner of magic is a blow with the sword (i.e., execution). (Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 1460; al-Daaraqutni, 3/114; al-Haakim, 4/360; al-Bayhaqi, 8/136; see al-Silsilah al-Da’eefah, 3/641, No. 1446)

A man came to Madinah and said he can bring people back to life, so Umar dug a hole, buried the man and said let me see you bring yourself back to life

Hafsa ibn Umar Yahya related to me from Malik from Muhammad ibn Abd ar-Rahman ibn Sad ibn Zurara that he had heard that Hafsa, the wife of the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, killed one of her slave-girls who had used sorcery against her. She was a mudabbara. Hafsa gave the order, and she was killed. Malik Muwatta, Book 43, Number 43.19.14

A slave girl worked black magic on the Prophet's wife, Hafsa
--and Hafsa said to kill her
--mudabbara = one who does black magic
--Ibn Umar chopped of her the slave girl's head
--when Umar was the caliph, he conquered Egypt, Persia,
--Jordan, Palestine and then he wrote letters to the provinces
--hunt down male and female magicians and chop off their heads!

Accusations of Magic:
--they hid books of magical formulas on his arsh
--so when he passed away, the took the books and said
--look what he had under his arsh!
--but he couldn't defend his own character
--see 2:102

The Jews slander the prophets
--not even the Rasool (saws) was spared
--they told him to make the moon split
--it split in front of his eyes
--but they didn't believe him and said he worked black magic
--see 54:1, 2

The Hour has drawn near, and the moon has been cleft asunder (the people of Makkah requested Prophet Muhammad SAW to show them a miracle, so he showed them the splitting of the moon). (Al-Qamar 54:1)

And if they see a sign, they turn away, and say: "This is continuous magic." (Al-Qamar 54:2)

So, we see they accused Suleiman and they accused the Rasool (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

--similar in that what happened is extra-ordinary and abnormal

Miracles of the prophets are called mu'jiza
Miracles of the saints are called karamaat

The people of Mecca asked Allah's Apostle to show them a miracle. So he showed them the moon split in two halves between which they saw the Hira'h mountain. [Bukhari]

--a person becomes a saint when they draw near to Allah
--and they are blessed w/ miracles
--Umar stopped the pagan practice at the Nile River

1. Miracles are from Allah but magic is from the shaitan
--(people who do magic subdue the jinns)
2. Miracles are useful and helpful but magic in most cases
--is to cause harm and mischief
3. Miracles took place by the hands of righteous people
--(prophets and saints)
--but magic takes place at the hands of evil people
--(the MOST evil people of society)

Why do we kill magicians?
--they cause the ummah to apostate from Islam

Who do we kill and why:
--if the person has contact w/ the jinns, kill him (because it's magic)
--if there's no contact w/ jinns, it is a trick so we do NOT kill them

1. Investigate the matter thoroughly
--Abu Hanifa said magic is only a fantasy
--but the other 3 Imams say it is a reality (this is what we follow)
--Harut and Marut said they were sent to bring knowledge so it's a reality

The entertainment of Hollywood/Bollywood
--glorify zina and homos-xuality and prostitution
--they also glorify black magic,
--ie the movies HARRY POTTER and LORD OF THE RINGS
--if we allow our children to watch these, our children are finished!
--the kufaar have been glorifying homos-xuality for years
--w/ cartoons, TELLE TUBBIES
--only jahil parents allow their parents to watch this cartoon
--so your kids become
--a movie INDECENT PROPOSAL was made to glorify adultery
--a movie PRETTY WOMAN glorified prostitution
--a movie HARRY POTTER was made to glorify black magic
--so many Muslim kids apostate from Islam


1. To gain power in the land, ie the Pharaoh
--see 79:23, 24

Then he gathered his people and cried aloud, (An-Nazi'at 79:23)
Saying: "I am your lord, most high", (An-Nazi'at 79:24)

[Iblis (Satan)] said: "O my Lord! Give me then respite till the Day they (the dead) will be resurrected." (Al-Hijr 15:36)

La hawla walaa quwata illah billah

2. They use magic to entertain people to earn a living

--such as birthday parties and on TV
--David Blain, David Copperfield (examples of magicians)
--Paul Daniels is another one and his license plate says MAGIC

3. They want to create mischief on the earth
4. Malice and they want to destroy the life of someone else
5. Envy

Say: "I seek refuge with (Allah) the Lord of the daybreak, (Al-Falaq 113:1)

"From the evil of what He has created; (Al-Falaq 113:2)

"And from the evil of the darkening (night) as it comes with its darkness; (or the moon as it sets or goes away). (Al-Falaq 113:3)

--when people envy us for good things, they always resort to destroy us

"And from the evil of the witchcrafts when they blow in the knots, (Al-Falaq 113:4)

--the Jews of Madinah worked black magic
--long Hadith, so please do not post on screen right now:

'What material has he used?' The other replied, 'A comb, the hair gathered on it, and the outer skin of the pollen of the male date-palm.' The first asked, 'Where is that?' The other replied, 'It is in the well of Dharwan.' "

Narrated 'Aisha: Magic was worked on Allah's Apostle so that he used to think that he had sexual relations with his wives while he actually had not (Sufyan said: That is the hardest kind of magic as it has such an effect)... (Sahih al-Bukhari, Volume 7, Book 71, Number 660)

Majnoon = mad person

Notice: Mu’tazilites do NOT believe this Hadith
--they say this Hadith insults the Rasool (saws)
--but the Hadith is Sahih
--they also don't believe Musa knocked the angel of death in the eye
--even if the Hadith is Sahih Bukhari

Masjid Al-Aqsa - The Desired Site of Musa (Moses) 29, Abu Hurayrah reports that the Prophet (saw) said, "The Angel of death was sent to Musa. When he came to Musa, Musa punched him on the eye. The Angel returned to Allah and said, "You sent me to a servant who does not want to die". Allah ordered the Angel, 'Return to him and tell him to put his hand on the back of an ox and for every hair that will come under it, he will be granted one year of life'. Musa asked, "O Lord! What will happen after that"? Allah replied, 'Then death'. Musa decided, let it be now'. Musa then requested Allah to let him die close to the Sacred Land (near Masjid Al-Aqsa) so much so that he would be at a distance of a stone's throw form it". Abu Hurayrah (ra) added, the Prophet (saw) then said, "If I were there, I would show you his grave below the red sand hill on the side of the road". (Bukhari)

“The angel of death was sent to Musa (alaihis salam). When he came, Musa gave him a black eye so he returned to his Lord and said, ‘You sent me to a slave who does not want to die.’ Allah restored his eye and said, ‘Go back and tell him to put his hand on the back of an ox and he will live a year for every hair that his hand covers.’ Musa said, ‘O Lord, then what?’ He said, ‘Then death.’ He said, ‘Then let it be now.’” [Bukhari]

Why did Musa punch the angel in the eye?

** He wanted his grave to be top secret
** He was afraid of death
** He wanted to die on a Holy piece of land **this is the most accurate opinion

Anyone who dies In Makkah or dies on Friday, you go to paradise and are saved from the punishment of the grave

6. Break up man from wife
--see Al=Baqarah 2:102
--they can't harm anyone by black magic except by Allah's will

but they could not thus harm anyone except by Allah's Leave.(Al-Baqarah 2:102)

7. Make woman fall in love with you
--or man fall in love w/ a woman
--you might have a British passport and you go to Nigeria
--India, and such and a woman, you fall in love with her
--but she is not beautiful or pious
--men propose for 4 reasons: beauty, piety, nobility and wealth
--you might fall in love w/ someone who is shaitan:
-- black magic might be done on you

--people advertise and call themselves SHAYKHS
--they all call themselves shaykhs, such audacity
--they advertise in newspapers all over the world
--the Khilafah would stop this because
--all heads would be cut off (of magicians)
--hudood (Islamic State capital punishment) / hadd (punishment)
--this is for Islamic State not for daar ul harb
--NOT for daar ul harb
--GBH = grievous bodily harm
--you might charge your boyfriend/girlfriend [kufaar] w/ this accusation

8. They want to win court cases
--they advertise in newspapers,
--"we can help you win your court case" - "consider it done"

9. They want to secure a job
--"we give you a perfume to wear so you get a job
--or get a girl to accept proposal"
--they think they are MR FIX IT

10. Heal themselves of an ailment or excruciating pain
--sick people are insecure or in pain, they will make sadjah
--to the shaitan to get rid of the pain
--many women don't want to have a 2nd, 3rd child
--because the pain from the 1st baby
--women have told Shaikh this about themselves

11. Try to rid their bodies of jinns
--they use jinn to fight jinn and this is not permitted

12. to recover lost and stolen properties
--ie you have a party at your home and
--something is missing from your home, how do you find who took it?

Shaikh in Africa:
--1 USD bought him a plate of food
--so w/ 2000 USD you can save 2000 lives
--so men will ask a magician, WHO STOLE MY MONEY

13. They want to escape destiny
--so they go to magicians and ask, "is it good for me to travel on Monday?"
--these people are insecure: will there be a plane crash?

14. They want to solve murder mysteries
--Scotland Yard uses magicians

15. To find out if your partner is having an affair
16. To find out who are your enemies
(and what they plot for me?)
--world leaders have magicians working for them
--to find out who will topple their government
--when the magician tells them, the person (accused)
--disappears mysteriously
--some magicians lie
--Coup d'état = to overthrow

1. they talk in their sleep
2. he walks in his sleep

--(they will even throw themselves from heights, tall buildings)
3. the person refuses to take a shower
4. the person has a huge appetite (shaitan is eating w/ them)
5. he dislikes the athaan
6. he dislikes to hear the Holy Qur'an
7. they utter statements of kufr, apostasy and heresy
8. they sleep a lot and are lazy
9. they have a lot of nocturnal emissions

--(jinn that possesses them tampers w/ their private parts)
--nocturnal = night time so nocturnal emissions are “wet dreams”

10. they hallucinate
11. they speak w/ a voice of their opposite gender

--ie man speaks w/ female voice
--this is when the magic is severe

1. Recite Surah Fatiha
2. Recite the 3 Quls
3. Recite Ayat Kursi (2:255)
4. Recite Al-Baqarah 2:285-286
5. Recite Surah Al Jinn
6. Recite the duaa:

"a'oothu bi kalimaatillaah at-taamma min sharri maa khalaq"

Recite Surah Fatiha: In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds, The Beneficent, the Merciful. Owner of the Day of Judgment, Thee (alone) we worship; Thee (alone) we ask for help. Show us the straight path, The path of those whom Thou hast favoured. Not (the path) of those who earn Thine anger nor of those who go astray.

-- this is called shifaa / cure
-- the Jew who worked magic on the Prophet,
-- Labeeb ibn Aasim worked magic on Prophet Muhammad

The Messenger of Allah (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said to me, ”Recite Surat Al-Ikhlas and Al-Mu`awwidhatain (Surat Al-Falaq and Surat An-Nas) three times at dawn and dusk. It will suffice you in all respects.” [Abu Dawud and At-Tirmidhi]. Riyad-us-Saliheen –No. 1456

The 3 Quls Surat Al-Ikhlas and Al-Mu`awwidhatain Surat Al-Falaq and Surat An-Nas

Allah revealed these two chapters (Surah Falaq and Surah Naas) consisting of eleven verses. When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam recited a verse of these two Surahs a knot opened and thus upon recitation of the total eleven verses all the knots opened, and suddenly a burden-like heavy load was removed from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.