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What type of Magic is permissible in islam


What type of magic is permissible in Islam?


Thank you for your question. Below is an answer to a question posed to Ayatullah Sistani on the matter:

Question: Is it permissible to use white magic which is employed for good and is the opposite of black magic which is used by evil persons?


Answer: Magic in all its shapes and forms is forbidden [even that which is used to undo magic] unless the matter rests upon a greater benefit such as saving the life of a respected person.

May you always be successful.

Zohair Ali.