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PostSubject: Hamah   Hamah EmptyTue Mar 22, 2011 11:09 am

As-Salaamu alaikum

Hamah – this is a superstition – that a creature that comes out of the head of an unavenged murder victim, that the creature is a worm or owl or it refers to the superstitious belief that there is an omen in an owl or some other type of night flying bird, when it is seen staying around one’s house, or that the bones of the dead turn into some other type of bird and fly away or that it is some kind of real creature that harms people like a poisonous reptile and it cannot harm them except by Allah’s will. (in the Hadith “There is no Tiyarah and no Hamah” means that either the Hamah does not give life to the dead or that there is no bad omen in an owl or the like.
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