Playing some tapes of Qur'an recitation in the presence of a sick person

Q 8: What is your opinion concerning playing recordings of Qur'an recitation for hours for the sick, and playing specific Ayahs that remedy Sihr (sorcery), `Ayn (the envious eye) and Jinn (creatures created from fire)?

A: Playing recordings of the Qur'an and Du`a' (supplication) cannot be a substitute for Ruqyah (reciting Qur'an and supplications over the sick as a cure), because Ruqyah requires conviction while performing it and being face to face in order to blow over the patient's body. This cannot be achieved merely through playing recordings on a devise.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.