This book is a translation of a lecture by Shaikh Saalih Aali Shaikh entitled:“Ar-Ruqaa wa Ahkaanuhaa” [Incantations and their Rulings], which was delivered in a masjid in front of an audience that consisted of Shaikh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez bin Baaz, may Allaah have mercy on him. Afterward, Shaikh Ibn Baaz went on to praise the lecturer and make some beneficial closing remarks.
This lecture was recorded and later transcribed and published as a book, which was the source used for this translation. In addition, this publication consists of another booklet that was also transcribed from a recorded question and answer session held with Shaikh Rabee’ bin Haadee Al-Madkhalee on the same subject.
So overall this book consists of valuable information on the very important topic of ruqyah presented by several different scholars of this era. It is hoped that the reader will benefit from the many various aspects of ruqyah that are covered in this book.
About the Author: Shaikh Saalih Aali Shaikh is one of the well known scholars of Saudi Arabia. He is a descendent of Imaam Muhammad bin ‘Abdil-Wahhaab and has studied with many of the scholars of this century such as his father, ‘Abdul-‘Azeez bin Muhammad Aali Shaikh, Shaikh ‘Abdul- ‘Azeez bin Baaz, Shaikh ‘Abdullaah Al-Ghudayaan and others.