Duas For Evil Eye, Nazar-e-Bad

The phenomenon of evil eye (Nazar as known in Urdu/Hindu speaking countries) is perhaps as old as human history. Almost every culture has it in their particular context be it Islamic, pagan or any other. The harmful effects of evil eye (nazar-e-bad) are often life long and may even cause death in certain cases if it goes untreated for a long period of time. There is consensus among Islamic scholars that evil eye is real and may take its toll on the victim. Quran and Hadiths has clear guidance and prescribed duas through which a muslim can save him/her from its harmful effects. One gets affected by evil eye either mostly due to jealousy. One important aspect of evil eye is that it is not intentional like planned magic (sihr) or psychic attack. A studious student may suddenly lose interest in studies once he/she comes under its effects. Similarly, the business may start to go down of a working person. Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said evil eye causes death of certain portion of people among Ummah. In Quran, Allah (SWT) says:

“And verily, those who disbelieve would almost make you slip with their eyes (through hatred)” [al-Qalam 68:51]

Duas and prayers for evil eye and nazar e bad: Protection

If you feel you are under the effects of evil eye, your family, kids or friends, the most common remedy from the Quran is reciting the last verses of Surah al-Qalam.

The most common symptoms of evil eye (Nazar-e-bad) include: epilepsy, paleness of skin, numbness in body organs. The social symptoms include sudden loss of business and job. Loss of interest in one's social life. Is there anyway to protect oneself from the harms of evil eye. Yes, seeking Allah's refuge and reciting duas as often as possible is key to protection. Below are the authentic duas whose recital will protect us from the harms of evil eye inshAllah. 

English/Urdu/Hindi Transliteration of Duas
1-Bismillahi!yubrika!min!kulli!da’in!yashfika wa!min!sharri hasidin!‘iza!hasada!wa! sharri!kulli!dhi ’ayn. "In!the!name!of!Allah.!He!may!cure!you!from!all!kinds!of!illness!and!safeguard! you!from!the!evil!of!a!jealous!one!when!he!feels!jealous!and!from!the!evil! influence!of!eye."!(Sahih!Muslim)

2-Allahumma Rabba n-nas mudhhiba l-bas Ishfi, anta sh-shafi La Shafia illa ant Shifa’an la yughadiru saqama

“O Allah, lord of humanity and remover of harms, Heal--for You are the healer, There is no healer but you--A healing that leaves no sickness.”

[Related by Bukhari, Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, and others]

In the name of ALLAH. O ALLAH ! Take away its heat and cold and its pain.

4- Bismillahi arqika, min kulli shay’in yu’dhika, min sharri kulli nafsin aw `ayni hasidi, Allahu yashfika, bismillahi arqika”
With the Name of Allah. I recite over you (to cleanse you) from all that troubles you, and from every harmful mischief and from the evil of the eyes of an envier. Allah will cure you; and with the Name of Allah, I recite over you 
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