Nobody wants to have bad energies in their life and for a long time there have been amulets that help combat the presence of these in our lives, and one of the most popular in the world is the hand of Fatima.

The hand of Fatima, also known as the «Hamsa» or «Khamsa» hand, is an Arabic symbol in the form of a hand, whose fingers are extended symmetrically: the middle finger is in the middle, on each side a finger smaller ring size, and at the ends are two outward-facing thumbs. Each finger represents one of the fundamental pillars of the Muslim religion: praying five times a day, fasting in the month of Ramadan, almsgiving, pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in a lifetime and the «shahada» or profession of faith. Many powers are attributed to this symbol.

When worn by women, it gives them the gift of patience and attracts fortune into their lives; however, its most frequent use is to protect against the «evil eye» and envy.

If you want to use this amulet in your home, you must place it at the entrance of your house; In this way, the palm of the hand will prevent the entry of bad spirits and negative energies, thus protecting all the members of your family. Position a «hamsa» on the wall above your bed to prevent nightmares and insomnia.

Nowadays, it is usual to get all kinds of accessories with this symbol, bracelets, chokers, earrings. Wearing it this way is an effective way to combat the «evil eye,» especially if you place it close to your heart.

It is common for people to have doubts about whether to place the talisman, the fingers of the hand should go down or up, and although the doubt is valid, it does not matter which way it is placed, regardless of this, the hand always will act to repel bad vibes. Often there is an eye in the palm of your hand, if so, keep in mind that it should be facing forward, as if you place it backwards, negative energies will remain in your home.

Being a symbol that absorbs and repels bad energies, you must strip it of these, if you don’t, it can break. To do this, wash your hamsa hand charms with salt and water for at least 20 minutes every so often, and then leave it overnight in the moonlight. If you have any accessory with this image and it breaks, discard it immediately, as it will not serve its purpose.

A Hand of Fatima is a great ally in the fight against evil, acquire one so that you can be happy, enjoying a prosperous life and free from bad moments.