Question: There are many shaykhs in my country. When a person gets sick, they go to them. The shaykhs recite some Aayaat (Qur’aanic verses) and tell them that they have to bring a ram, an ox, a she-camel, or similar animals. All year long, people pay a lot of money just to go to such shaykhs. Is this permissible or not?
Answer: Treating a patient by Ruqyah (reciting Qur’aan and saying authentically reported supplications over the sick seeking healing) is permissible… read more here.