Question: What is the ruling on going to Al-Sayyid (enchanter) in cases of serious disease. It should be noted that the diseased person has an incurable disease. But Al-Sayyid cured many people of this disease and they recovered with Allaah’s Will. We believe that it is Allaah Who grants recovery. Some people objected to this but we reply that Al-Sayyid is a means to bring recovery just like a doctor. What is the view of Your Eminence on this?
Answer: It is permissible for a diseased person to be treated with permissible medicines and the Shar`ee (Islaamically lawful) Ruqyah (reciting Qur’aan and saying supplications over the sick seeking healing)… read more here.