The Hamsa symbol is often called the “Hand of Fatima” by people in the Muslim religion. Fatima is believed to be thedaughter of Muhammed, the prophet who founded Islam.
Then, is the Hamsa hand evil?
Depicting the open right hand, an image recognized and used as a sign of protection in many times throughout history, the hamsa is believed by middle easterners, to provide defense against the evil eye. The hamsa holds recognition as a bearer of good fortune among Christians in the Middle East as well.
One may also ask, should the Hamsa be up or down?
When worn facing down, the Hamsa lets more goodness, luck, fertility and abundance into your life. When the hand is worn facing up, it is a more powerful symbol of protection against the Evil Eye and negative energy.
What does the evil eye symbolize?
The evil eye is a “look” or “stare” that is believed to bring bad luck for the person at whom it is directed for reasons of envy or dislike. … An evil eye is a talisman or amulet, designed in the shape of an eye, traditionally in the colors blue or green, that indicate spiritual protection.