Praise be to Allaah.
For the sick person to visualize the one who put the eye
on him as a result of Qur’aan being recited over him, or the qaari’
(reciter) telling him to do so, is a devilish action and is not permitted,
because it is seeking the help of the shayaateen (devils). The jinn
is the one who makes him visualize the person who afflicted him with
the evil eye, and this is haraam, because it is seeking the help of
the shayaateen, and because it creates enmity among people and causes
fear and terror to be spread among people. It comes under the aayah
(interpretation of the meaning):
verily, there were men among mankind who took shelter with the males
among the jinn, but they (jinn) increased them (mankind) in sin and
And Allaah knows best.
[Translator’s note: Raaqi means one who does ruqyah i.e., reciting
Qur’aan and du’aa’s over the sick for the purpose of seeking healing]