How Can I Protect Myself from Any Evil Amulet and Harm?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel


My stepmother is evil. We found a tawiz (amulet) tied to the root of a mint plant. She forced me into drinking mint lemonade or water made of mint from that plant. I can neither confront nor say anything to her. I fear my father will severely harm me or cause issues if I go against him. What can I do? What if someone does black magic, use amulet, or anything else upon us? How to destroy it, and what is its cure? Can it be prevented?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate

I pray you are in good faith and health. Thank you for your question.

You should ask if you can get the courage to ask your mother-in-law what is in the mint pot. What is the purpose of it? Also, if she drinks from it and other family members, there should be no concern. However, take the courage to ask with respect.

If not, then ensure that you keep yourself protected by doing the following:

1. Observe your Five obligatory prayers on time.

2. Recite Fatiha, Ayat al-Kursi, 4 Quls (al-Kafirun, al-Ikhlas, al-Falaq, and al-Nas) after every prayer, and blow in your palm and wipe all over your body and before going to sleep.

4. Recite the following supplication in the morning and evening, ideally after each prayer if you feel the need:

أَعُوذُ بِكَلِمَاتِ اللَّهِ التَّامَّةِ مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْطَانٍ وَهَامَّةٍ وَمِنْ كُلِّ عَيْنٍ لَامَّةٍ

I seek refuge in Allah most perfect words from every devil, harmful thing, and accusing eye. [Bukhari]

5. It was narrated that Aban bin `Uthman (Allah be pleased with him) said, I heard `Uthman bin `Affan (Allah be pleased with him) say: The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) said: `Whoever says at the beginning of the day or the beginning of the night,

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الَّذِي لَا يَضُرُّ مَعَ اسْمِهِ شَيْءٌ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَا فِي السَّمَاءِ وَهُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ

‘In the Name of Allah with Whose name nothing on earth or in heaven can cause harm, and he is the All-Hearing. All-Knowing.` three times, nothing will harm him during that day or that night.” [Musnad Ahmad]

6. Keep your tongue moist with the remembrance of Allah, Salawat, on the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) as much as possible.

Allah Most High protect you, your family members, and all of us from any kind of harm and distress, Amin.

I would like you to go through the valuable answers and links below. You will receive guidance and direction in sha Allah.

Related Answers

Why not begin your search for knowledge by signing up for a course on SeekersAcademy
I pray this helps with your question.

[Mawlana] Ilyas Patel
Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Mawlana Ilyas Patel is a traditionally-trained scholar who has studied in the UK, India, Pakistan, Syria, Jordan, and Turkey. He started his early education in the UK. He went on to complete the hifz of the Quran in India, then enrolled in an Islamic seminary in the UK, where he studied the secular and ‘Aalimiyya sciences. He then traveled to Karachi, Pakistan. He has been an Imam in Rep of Ireland for several years. He has taught hifz of the Quran, Tajwid, Fiqh, and many other Islamic sciences to children and adults onsite and online extensively in the UK and Ireland. He taught at a local Islamic seminary for 12 years in the UK, where he was a librarian and a teacher of Islamic sciences. He currently resides in the UK with his wife. His interest is a love of books and gardening.