Originally Posted by mahdisoldier19
That type of magic is black magic and involves witchcraft, voodoo, gaining supernatural insight into the future and among other things that require the 'calling' of a Jinn. The magic that you see on tv are just optical illusions that have been mastered over time and have nothing to do with black magic.
And black magic is also a major sin in Islam because it was generally used to harm people.
The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whoever blows on knots (referring to voodoo) practices magic, and whoever practices magic is a mushrik (polytheist).” (Reported by At-Tabarani)
It is reported on the authority of Abu Huraira that the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) observed: Avoid the seven noxious things. It was said (by the hearers): What are they, Messenger of Allah? He (the Holy Prophet) replied: Associating anything with Allah, magic
, killing of one whom God has declared inviolate without a just cause, consuming the property of an orphan, and consuming of usury, turning back when the army advances, and slandering chaste women who are believers, but unwary.--Sahih Muslim.