A woman was stricken with a calamity and went through a time of fear that led to her eyes protruding, and she was advised to bathe in water that had been used to wash a dead person. Is that permissible?.
Praise be to Allaah.
Since using this water is not a means of healing, whether
according to sharee’ah or science, then using it is a form of minor shirk,
because minor shirk means using as a means something that cannot be a
What this woman should do is to recite ruqyahs for herself
that are prescribed in sharee’ah, such as al-Faatihah and al-Mi’wadhatayn
(the last two soorahs of the Qur’aan), and there is nothing wrong with
seeing doctors to treat her problem.
We ask Allaah to heal her.
And Allaah knows best.