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Booking a ruqya session and what to expect

Getting tested and treated for sihr (black magic), jinn possession and evil eye/envy is straightforward and confidential. Most affected patients are cured.

Session Types

We offer 4 types of private sessions:

  1. Onsite. You will visit the Fitrah Centre premises.

  2. Phone. The ruqya session will be conducted over the phone.

  3. Home. A Raqi (ruqya practitioner) will visit you at your place of residence or any other offsite location e.g. hospital.

Booking a Session

Both onsite and phone sessions are arranged by using our online booking system. Home visits are only arranged by calling us on 07579 773 624.

Our sessions are inclusive of families unless specified otherwise—that means you are allowed to bring your family for treatment at no extra cost. 

All patients must bring a chaperone to accompany them (another person to oversee the treatment). This applies to both males and females. Patients under 18 must be escorted by a family guardian. If a patient does not bring a chaperone (guardian, friend), the Raqi reserves the right to not go forward with the remainder of the session at any point without refund, regardless of the length of the booking.

New patients are highly encouraged to make a double booking (two consecutive 1 hour bookings) for their first session to accommodate the time needed for a thorough screening.

Please note that your session may start a little later than the time booked. We aim to see all patients within 15 minutes of their booked times.

Emergency (Same-Day Appointments)

If you have an urgent situation requiring immediate attention, we allocated selected time slots throughout the week (Sunday - Thursday) specifically for same-day appointments. These can be conveniently booked directly through our website. Book online and then come to the centre.


The length of a session is either 45 minutes or 1 hour. Sessions vary from £45-70 (some sessions offer the option of paying a deposit of £20 online when making the booking and the remaining amount is paid in cash at the session). In case of a no-show, or cancellation outside of the grace period, the outstanding amount for the session will be charged.

Phone-ruqya sessions are £70 (all of which is paid online at the time of booking).

Home visits start from £130 and may vary depending on distance and time of day (you will be contacted to confirm full amount).

Cancellations made 24 hours in advance of the session are eligible for a refund on their deposit within 14 working days. You may cancel by phone or by clicking cancel on the booking confirmation email. No-Shows and cancellations made within 24 hours of the session will not be issued a refund on their booking and will be charged for the remainder of the session.

Your Personal Information

New patients will be registered to the centre. All personal information will be kept confidential.

Screening Questions

In-session, the Raqi will ask you about your symptoms. Be prepared to answer questions about your personal life, including the following areas:

  • past treatment

  • medical & psychiatric history

  • family history

  • thoughts and whispers

  • dreams/nightmares

  • bodily pain

  • aggressive outbreaks

  • emotional & mental state

  • marriage & relationships

There is no need to feel embarrassed—our Raqis are used to dealing with many cases. It’s their professional job and they won’t judge you.

Ruqya Session

Upon arrival, the Raqi will greet you and process the remainder of the transaction (if applicable). The Raqi will begin by asking you some questions.

The Raqi will then explain what he will do. He will either run a diagnosis on you or treat you if you have already been diagnosed. If you’re not sure about anything, ask him to explain. During treatment, the Raqi may do the following:

  • ask you and your chaperone to recite (in our experience, the patient's own recitation is highly effective)

  • in the event you cannot recite, or in addition to your recitation, he will recite upon you
  • blow and spray recited water on you

  • tap different parts of the body if required. In the case of female patients, their male Mahram will be used as intermediaries

During treatment, patients may vomit and see visions among other reactions.

At the end of the session, the Raqi will provide you with a diagnosis. In some cases, multiple sessions might be necessary before a diagnosis can be determined. Additionally, he may recommend a post-session treatment plan and suggest a follow-up appointment if needed. Please note sessions may be paused for Salah breaks.

Software & Equipment for phone-ruqya sessions

The call will be held on WhatsApp, which can be downloaded here. Patients must use headphones throughout the session for maximum effect. We also advise having a vomit bag present.

All patients should inform a family member or friend and request them to oversee the patient during the session. We advise against children being present.

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