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3. The patient hears voices talking to him when awake, but cannot see where these voices are coming from. 4. The patient hears much whispering (Al-Waswas). 5. The patient is very suspicious of his/her friends and relatives. 6. The patient dreams of seeing himself/herself falling from a high place. 7. The patient dreams of seeing himself/herself being chased by animals.

How this is Achieved The sahir instructs a Jinn to appear to a person both in dream and in reality, in the form of savage beasts attacking him; to call him when awake in voices which he recognises and which he does not; to cause him to suspect people that are close to him and people who are not. Symptoms may vary according to the power and weakness of the sihr. They may increase to the point of reaching lunacy and may also diminish to the point of being a mere whispering.

Sihr Al-Maradh (Illness) Symptoms 1. Constant pain in one part of the body 2. Epilepsy 3. Paralysis of one area of the patient's body 4. Total paralysis of the body 5. Disability in of one of the sense organs I would like to emphasise that some of these symptoms may be similar to those of a normal physical illness. In order to distinguish between the symptoms, the healer should recite the ruqyah over the patient. If the patient feels dizzy, becomes numb, has a headache, or if there is a change in the patient's body during the recitation process, then the healer should assume that these symptoms pertain to the use sihr. But if the patient does not react to the ruqyah, the healer should advice the patient that he/she suffers from a physical illness and should consult a doctor.

How this is Achieved It is common that the brain is the main regulator of the body. This means that every human organ has a control centre in the brain, from which it receives codes. For example, if you try to put your finger in a fire, the finger sends a fast code to the sense centre in the brain, and then receives orders from this centre, warning it to keep away from the source of danger. In response, the hand moves away from fire. This interaction takes place within a fraction of a second: This is Allah's Creation; now show me what those have created that are part from Him!(31:11) Through this sihr, a Jinn settles in a person's brain, in the sensual centre of hearing, sight, feeling of the hand or the leg, as directed by the sahir. As a result, the response of a limb may be one out of three conditions: