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On Treatment For Someone Afflicted With Falling Sickness

From Abu al-Hasan Al-Ridha’, peace be upon him, that he saw someone afflicted with falling sickness and called for a tumbler of water for him. Then he recited the sura al-Hamd (1) and the two suras of taking refuge (al-Falaq (113) and al-Nas (114)) over it and ordered the water to he poured over his head and face. The man rose and he [Al-Ridha’] said to him: “It will never recur again.”