[Fatwa] Reciting Faatihah Seven Times as Ruqya

by Shaykh Muqbil bin Haadee

Question:

Is it established that the one performing ruqya should recite Al-Faatihah seven times, and what is the proof for that?

Answer:

It has appeared through some of the chains of narration pertaining to the hadeeth of ruqya that Aboo Sa’eed Al-Khudree read it seven times upon the one who was bitten and he was cured by the permission of Allaah.

Shaykh Muqbil bin Haadee
Ghaaratul ashritah, ‘alaa ahlil jahl was-safsatah, volume 2, page 241
Translated by Aboo Haatim Muhammad Farooq