Hadith on Evil Eye: Beware the eye of envy, perform a ritual bath

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The evil eye is true. If anything could outrun the decree, it would be outran by the evil eye. When you perform a ritual bath, wash well.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2188

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ الْعَيْنُ حَقٌّ وَلَوْ كَانَ شَيْءٌ سَابَقَ الْقَدَرَ سَبَقَتْهُ الْعَيْنُ وَإِذَا اسْتُغْسِلْتُمْ فَاغْسِلُوا

2188 صحيح مسلم كتاب السلام باب الطب والمرض والرقى