At last Arfa Karim failed to resist against her ailment and flew away, leaving the whole nation grieved! The 16-year-old Arfa became the world’s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at the age of nine amazingly. The cute child unfortunately perished at the weekend after a heart attack following an epileptic fit. Before her tragic end, a religious Islamic student from Saudi Arabia said that she was not affected by any diseases but was put a whammy upon by someone. He further elaborated and referred various Ahadiths (Prophet Muhammad’s words) in which He (PBUH) said that “Whammy” could claim lives.
Many Muslims usually don’t believe in “Whammy”, “Magic” or “Jin” as they think that these are just superstitions and nothing more. I want to suggest them that they all should recite the Holy Quran with translation and comprehend what the Quran teaches. There are various verses in the Holy Quran in which Allah Almighty has mentioned about “Jin” or “evil of darkness”. There is a complete Chapter “Jin” about evil of darkness.
Most of the people did not take the statement of the religious student seriously who termed Arfa’s illness a “Whammy”. Anyways, there is a Saudi cleric Sheikh Wahid Bali, who has written a book whose Urdu version under the name of “Talwaar” (Sword) is available in market. He has mentioned and referred various verses from the Holy Quran and Ahadiths (Apostle’s words) that are very beneficial for the Muslims to get rid of any “magic” or whammy etc. The cleric has further mentioned various incidents concerning evil of darkness and various deseases that a person believes to be illness but is “whammy” or “magic. The thing in the book that attracted my attention is that Sheikh Wahid Bali has said he does not deny that a person cannot receive diseases, suggesting that there should be a special department settled in every hospital where those patients be cured through the holy verses from the Holy Quran who failed to be cured through medicines.
As Arfa was a little Microsoft Certified Professional, she might be put a whammy upon. The aim of this article is to attract heed of those who consider “whammy” a superstition and spend a lot of money on medical treatment but remain failed to resist against their diseases. They should at least consul to Quranic verses and prayers, which have been suggested to recite during sickness, as our various apostles have been praying to Allah!