- Waqul rabbi aAAoothu bika min hamazati alshshayateeni WaaAAoothu bika rabbi an yahdurooni
And say “O my Lord! I seek refuge with You from the whisperings (suggestions) of the Shayatin (devils) “And I seek refuge with You, My Lord! lest they should come near me.” (Qur’aan: 23:97)
- A‘uthu bi kalimaatil-laahit-taam-maati min ghadhabihi wa ‘iqaabihi, wa sharri ‘ibaadihi. wa min hama-zaatish-shayaateeni wa an yahdhuroon.
”I seek refuge in the Perfect Words of Allah from His anger and His punishment, from the evil of His slaves and from the taunts of devils and from their presence”. (Abu Dawud, Book 28, Number 3884)
- A‘uthu bi kalimaatil-laahit-taammaati min sharri maa khalaqa.
“I seek refuge in the Perfect Word of Allah from the evil of what He has created,” (Muslim, Book 035, Number 6541)
- U’eethukumaa bikalimaatil-laahit-taam-mati min kulli shaitaanin wa haam-matin, wa min kulli ‘ainin laammatin.
“I seek protection for you in the Perfect Words of Allah from every devil and every beast, and from every envious blameworthy eye.” (Bukhari, Volume 4, Book 55, Number 590)
“O Earth, your Lord and my Lord is Allah I (therefore) seek His protection from your mischief and the mischief of what He has created within you and the mischief of what walks on you. And! seek Allah’s protection against lions, black cobras, snakes, scorpions. And I seek His protection from the inhabitants of this town and from every father and what he has sired”. (Abu Dawud, Book 14, Number 2597)
- Allaahumma ‘Aalimal-ghaibi wash-shahaadati faatiras-samaa-waati wal-ardhi, Rabba kulli shai’in wa maleekahu, ash-hadu allaa ilaaha illa Anta, a‘uthu bika min sharri nafsee, wa min sharrish shaitaan wa shirkihi, wa an aqtarifa ‘alaa nafsee soo’an, aw ajurrahu ilaa Muslimin.
”Oh Allah, Knower of the unseen and the evident, Maker of the heavens and the earth, Lord of everything and its Possessor, I bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but You. I seek refuge in you from the evil of my soul and from the evil of Satan and his helpers. (I seek refuge in You) from bringing evil upon my soul and from harming any
Muslims”. (Abu Dawud, Book 41, Number 5065)
- Qul aAAoothu birabbi alfalaqi. Min sharri ma khalaqa. Wamin sharri ghasiqin itha waqaba. Wamin sharri alnnaffathati fee alAAuqadi. Wamin sharri hasidin itha hasada.
Say: “I seek refuge with the Lord of the Dawn. From the evil of what He has created; From the evil of Darkness as it overspreads, From the evil of those who practise witchcrafts when they blow in the knots, And from the evil of the envier when he envies”.(Qur’aan: 113-1-5)
- Qul aAAoothu birabbi alnnasi. Maliki alnnasi. Ilahi alnnasi. Min sharri alwaswasi alkhannasi. Allathee yuwaswisu fee sudoori alnnasi. Mina aljinnati wa alnnasi.
Say: “I seek refuge with the Lord and Cherisher of Mankind, The King (or Ruler) of Mankind, from the evil of the Whisperer (devil who whispers evil in the hearts of men) who withdraws (from his whispering in one’s heart after one remembers Allah) who whispers into the hearts of Mankind,- among Jinns and among men”. (Qur’aan: 114:1-6)
Whenever the Prophet (SAW) went to bed, he used to recite Surat-al-Ikhlas, Surat-al-Falaq and Surat-an-Nas and then blow on his palms and pass them over his face and those parts of his body that his hands could reach. And when he fell ill, he used to order Aisha (his wife) to do like that for him. (Bukhari, Volume 7, Book 71, Number 644)
Whenever Allah (SWT)’s Apostle became ill, he used to recite the last two Surahs of the Qur’an and then blow his breath and passed his hand over himself. (Bukhari, Volume 5, Book 59, Number 714)