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How to dispose of a taweez properly

  • Please ensure you are keeping up with your daily prayers (namaz/ salaat) and doing all the adhkaar to keep yourself protected from sehr.
  • Recite 4th kalima 100 times4thkalima(La ilha illallahu wah da hu la sharika la lahul mulku walahul hamdu wa huwa ala kulli shayin Qadeer)
  • Make wudu, read ayat al kursi.
  • Make about 5-litre of ruqya water (Blessed Water) by reciting and blowing onto water.#
    • Read a minimum of
      • 11 x Surah Fatiha
      • 11 x Ayat-ul-kursi
      • 11 x Surah ikhlas
      • 11 x Sutah Falaq
      • 11 x Surah Annas
  • It is better if you can recite the whole Ruqya Shariya (Ruqya Phonetic) and blow onto water.
  • Pour the water into a suitable container.
  • Remove the item from its locket, leather casing etc. but ensure you are reciting Bismillah all the time.
  • Make sure you collect everything belonging to the taweez to soak together in ruqya water.
  • As your opening the taweez read last two quls and blow on it. Most taweez will be covered in a plastic wrapper, or sellotape. Take it out carefully. Untie the knots in the string or cut them.
  • Don’t waste time trying to read it and understanding it, just soak it, making sure its completely submerged.
  • Close the lid saying bismillah
  • Place the container away from the house for a day or two. Then open the lid, throw away the content of it and the opened container into a flowing river, stream, canal etc.
  • If Allah Wills this will invalidate the taweez.

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