Shaytan is referring to The Devil, also known as Iblis. Satan is appointed to misguide people until the day of Judgement.

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Questions about Satan

These questions were asked from a none-believer person, I really couldn't answer him because of my lack of knowledge: If satan helps humans to make a mistake, who made Satan made his mistake? Satan ...
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Can Iblis submit to Allah?

This question got me thinking: If Iblis has free will, as all jinn do, it would stand to reason that he is capable of realizing the errors of his ways and praying to Allah, regardless of whether Allah ...
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Why does Iblees and shaytaans disobey Allah?

We humans go astray, commit sins, disbelieve and disobey Allah mainly because we do not believe in Allah, or do not believe in Allah enough. Imagine if one knows Allah exists and have experienced the ...
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Nightmare during Ramadan

I cite from Islam Q&A It was reported from Abu Hurayrah that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Towards the end of time, hardly any dreams that the Muslim sees ...
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Is Satan evil or just doing his job?

Is Satan inherently evil, or is he simply fulfilling the role that God gave him to attempt to lead people astray so that they can have the accomplishment of overcoming him? Or is he something else ...
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Does Shaitan (Satan) entice Non Muslims?

It is confirmed that Shaitan dissuades Muslim into doing wrong things. Does Satan entice non Muslims also into doing wrong things, if yes in what way? Also does Satan entice Christians and Jews also ...
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Does the shaytaan know the thoughts and intentions of man to corrupt it?

Does the shaytaan know what crosses our minds of ideas which no one knows except Allah and thus whisper to us what is in accordance with our thoughts to instigate us in harboring negative thoughts and ...
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Why does Iblees or Satan refuse to bow, when the command is to angels

And when We said to the angels: Make obeisance to Adam they did obeisance, but Iblis (did it not). He refused and he was proud, and he was one of the unbelievers. (2:34) In the above verse, ...
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What is wrong with the devil?

I don't get it, shaitan, iblis, devil, lucifer, whatever you want to call him doesn't need blind faith to know god exists. I don't know if he's seen god directly, but he has definitely seen what god ...
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Why does Shaytan have two names?

In the Qu'ran, Shaytan is mentioned as Ibles and Shaytan. Why does he have more than one name, and what do they mean?
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If devils are locked up in Ramadan how is that some Muslims still sin during the month?

Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Apostle said, "When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained. -" Sahih Bukhari ...
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How to know when the devil (Shaitan) is misguiding us and protect ourselves when that happens?

As Muslims we believe that devil is an entity that exists to misguide man kind till the day of judgement and as muslims our job is to prevent ourselves from falling into his traps and be obedient to ...