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.
We offer 3 types of private sessions:
Onsite. You will visit the Fitrah Centre premises.
Phone. The ruqya session will be conducted over the phone.
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.
The length of a session is 1 hour. An onsite session is £60 (£20 is paid online when making a booking and £40 is paid in cash at the session).
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 will be issued a refund on their deposit within 14 working days. You may cancel by phone or by clicking cancel on the booking confirmation email. Cancellations made within 24 hours of the session will not be issued a refund on their deposit.
Your Personal Information
New patients will be registered to the centre. All personal information will be kept confidential.
In-session, the Raqi will ask you about your symptoms. Be prepared to answer questions about your personal life, including the following areas:
medical & psychiatric history
thoughts and whispers
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.
Upon arrival, the Raqi will greet you and process the remainder of the transaction. The Raqi will then ask you some questions and note down your answers.
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
blow 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, and provide a post-session treatment plan and request a follow-up appointment if required. 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.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines
We advise those exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus to self-isolate and not make an onsite booking until full recovery. Symptoms include:
shortness of breath
We kindly request all patients:
make wudu prior to arrival
wash your hands upon arrival
cover mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve (not hands) when coughing or sneezing. Wash your hands thereafter.