How to wear taweez in the right way?


When we send taweez for wearing to our clients, some of them start to ask us different questions about how to wear the items, so we decided to put some light on these questions here:

What is the difference when wearing taweez on different parts of the body?

The placement of the Islamic talismans on different parts of the body is believed to have varying effects and benefits. The energy centers associated with these areas are thought to influence the taweez's impact on the wearer's well-being. Understanding these differences can help individuals choose the most appropriate placement for their taweez.

On neck - ways of wearing the taweez necklace

The neck is the most popular location for wearing taweez, and there are several ways to do so. One common method is to attach the talisman to a necklace, taweez chain or string and wear it around the neck. This allows the taweez to be close to the heart, giving protection and guidance, together with the other benefits of the item and also to affect the wearer best. Another option is to tie the item with a string or ribbon and wear it as a taweez pendant.

taweez necklace

Taweez on arm

The right arm is another area where taweez can be worn. One way to do so is by tying the taweez securely around the upper arm, just above the elbow. This placement is particularly common in the African and Middle Eastern cultures. The taweez is wrapped tightly with a cloth or string to keep it in place. In some traditions, people wear leather or fabric arm bands with small pockets to hold the taweez. This method allows for easy accessibility and comfort throughout the day.

Wearing of taweez on waist

Wearing a taweez on the waist is often accomplished by attaching it to a belt. The taweez is enclosed in a protective casing or pouch, which is then secured to the belt. This method ensures that the taweez remains close to the body and is not easily lost or misplaced. In certain cultures, such as in parts of South Asia, individuals wear taweez belts during special occasions or religious ceremonies. These belts are intricately designed and often feature additional elements believed to enhance the taweez's effects.

taweez on belt

Wearing of taweez on head

The head is considered a sacred place, and wearing an Islamic talisman on it is believed to offer spiritual protection and blessings. One way to do so is by placing the taweez inside a turban or hat, ensuring it remains close to the crown of the head. This method is prevalent in many cultures, including Sikhism and certain Sufi traditions. In some ceremonial or royal contexts, taweez may be incorporated into elaborate headpieces or crowns. These ornate accessories are adorned with precious metals and gemstones, symbolizing the importance and reverence associated with the taweez. In the past, the muslim rulers put in their crowns and turbans mainly taweez for respect and fame.

Historical taweez jackets worn in Morocco and the Ottoman empire

Throughout history, taweez jackets were worn in certain regions, such as Morocco and the Ottoman Empire. These jackets were one big talisman – usually made for protection and well being of rulers and warriors. Taweez jackets were often crafted from fine fabrics and intricately embroidered, reflecting the cultural significance placed on these garments. Today, they serve as valuable artifacts in museums that offer insight into the historical practices of wearing taweez.

taweez vest

Metal taweez lockets

Metal lockets are a popular choice for taweez cover. They are often made from silver, gold, or other metals, and are crafted in various shapes and designs. These lockets provide durability and protection to the taweez, ensuring they remain intact. They are also known as taweez holders. Different metals are believed to possess unique properties and energies, which can further enhance the item effectiveness. For instance, silver is associated with purity and protection, while gold taweez lockets are considered as a symbol of wealth and prosperity. The copper taweez benefits are in the field of love and relationship matters. You have to keep in mind that when taweez is closed in such metal locket – its powers drop drastically. This is one of the reasons, why some people don`t see any effects from their talismans.

Leather taweez pouches

Leather pouches are commonly used to hold taweez, and the type of leather used is significant. It is important to avoid leather made from pork, as it is impure. Instead, taweez pouches are typically made from cowhide, sheepskin, or other permissible animal sources. Leather provides a sturdy and protective casing for the item, preventing damage and ensuring longevity. Such taweez pouch is often adorned with decorative elements, such as embossing or stitching, representing cultural aesthetics. Using the pouches also slows down the power of taweez, but not as much as the metal lockets.

leather taweez pouch

Cloth taweez pouches

Cloth pouches are a versatile and accessible option for carrying taweez. They are available in various colors – depend of the purpose of the taweez. Taweez pouches made from cloth can take the form of small bags or drawstring pouches. They are lightweight, easy to carry, and can be personalized with embroidery, symbols, or scriptures, connected with the purpose of the item. The cloth pouches must be only made from cotton. They are the best option when you have taweez. Keep in mind that with that cotton taweez cover, the item inside is not so well protected, so you have to be careful. We advice the clients to wear our taweez for wealth and taweez for marriage wrapped in cotton cloth, because this is the best way to get their energy.

cloth taweez pouch

Wearing taweez in pocket or wallet

For those who prefer a discreet method of carrying taweez, placing them in a pocket or wallet is an option. However, not all taweez are suitable for this method. It is essential to consult with a religious leader or expert to determine which taweez can be safely carried in such a manner.

What is the best way of wearing taweez?

Ultimately, the best way to wear a taweez is to seek guidance from a knowledgeable religious leader or spiritual practitioner. They can provide specific instructions based on individual circumstances. Following their guidance ensures that the taweez is worn in the most appropriate manner, maximizing its potential benefits.

Author: Salam Burdu

Salam Burdu is an Islamic scholar and lecturer from Pakistan who is known for his expertise in the field of Islamic spiritual healing and protection. He is particularly known for his research and writings on kala jadoo and its effects, as well as for his advice on how to protect oneself from it.