Question: How can we reconcile the following two Ahaadeeth:
1– Whoever visits a fortuneteller (`Arraf), asks him about anything, and believes in their words, their Salaah (Prayer) shall not be accepted for forty days.(Related by Muslim in his Saheeh (authentic) Book of Hadeeth)
Answer: There is no conflict between the two Ahaadeeth. As for the Hadeeth.. read more here.