What is the Islamic ruling on seeking Ruqya from a third party?

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It is permissible to ask a third party for Ruqya, especially if one attempted to do self-performed Ruqya, which did not bring noticeable results.  

It is always better to start doing it for oneself as self-performed Ruqya or using trusted educational resources on YouTube. 

For some Islamic protections against the evil eye, see below:

The Muslim has to protect himself against the devils among the evil jinn and mankind, by having strong faith in Allah and by putting his trust in Him and seeking refuge with Him and beseeching Him, reciting the prayers for protection narrated from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), reciting al-Mu’awwadhatayn [the last two surahs of the Quran], Surat al-Ikhlas, Surat al-Fatihah, and ayat al-Kursi. 

Du’as for protection include the following: 

A’oodhu bi kalimat-illah il-tammati min sharri ma khalaqa (I seek refuge in the perfect words of Allah from the evil of that which He has created). 

A’oodhu bi kalimat-illah il-tammati min ghadabihi wa ‘iqabihi, wa min sharri ‘ibadihi wa min hamazat al-shayateeni wa an yahduroon (I seek refuge in the perfect words of Allah from His wrath and punishment, from the evil of His slaves and from the evil promptings of the devils and from their presence). 

And one may recite the words of Allah: 

“Hasbi Allahu la ilaha illa huwa, ‘alayhi tawakkaltu wa huwa Rabb ul-‘arsh il-‘azeem

(Allaah is sufficient for me. La ilaha illa Huwa (none has the right to be worshipped but He) in Him I put my trust and He is the Lord of the Mighty Throne).”
[9:129 – interpretation of the meaning] 

And there are other similar du’as that are prescribed in sharee’ah (Islamic law). For full detailed resources, please see below.Below, please find some helpful links to Duaa specified for Self-Performed Ruqya:

This one is very comprehensive but only available in Arabic.



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