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Jinn or genie are supernatural creature made of smokeless fire.

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Jinn dream or sleep paralysis

I am a revert muslim however not a very good one, and recently i’ve been questioning religion and thinking of atheism. I’m normally a very happy person however this past week i’ve been feeling very ...
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Is playing Shin Megami Tensei (SMT) Haram? [duplicate]

As-salamu alaykum, I am wondering if it is allowed for a faithful Muslim to play Shin Megami Tensei and Persona games. These games are very fun entertainment but I am concerned that their content may ...
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Are ghosts real? [duplicate]

I have read from a different post that ghosts do not exist according to Islam. My parents used to work at a kindergarten. They used to clean there after it closed. Sometimes music would randomly start ...
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Are Jinns and Black magic real?

I’ve never seen any evidence of jinns or black magic ever no matter how hard I try to find something. There’s always someone debunking it or in the very few “supernatural” occurrences I’ve had in my ...
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What are the verses and ahadith that support the idea of possession by a jinn?

So I know there is a verse in the Quran that those who indulge in riba are going to be standing on Day of Judgement as if they were beaten into insanity by Shaytan. However, I don't think this verse ...
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How to prove that the jinn didnt write the Qur'an?

A person was suffering from doubts and he asked "What if the jinn authored the Qur'an?". How to prove that it is false?
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Who were the prophets of jinn?

Quran states that God sent prophets to jinns just like humans. Allah will ask,˺ “O assembly of jinn and humans! Did messengers not come from among you, proclaiming My revelations and warning you of ...
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What is a Heavenly Father? What is spirit-possession in a human being?

If the language of the God-family is disagreeable with the understandings or dogma of Muslim belief, how can I understand the belief that it is possible for a non-human being to possess or inhabit a ...
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What is the source that says the Jinn live for 500 years?

While watching this video starting at timestamp 41:03, I heard aleem Dr. Omar Zaid mention that the Jinn live for 500 years. Since he is a notable revert aleem wıth extensive knowledge of previous ...
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Why did Allah gave powers to the angels and jinns, but not to humans?

I'm wondering why Allah swt gave powers to angels and jinns like teleporting to other places, and turning into animals or other things. But he did not granted us human beings those powers. Is there a ...
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Can jinns move objects from your house?

Can jinns take things from your house, even insignificant things that you don't want just to cause confusion? If they wanted to misguide people could they move images/idols?
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Worried I committed shirk?

I was fascinated by jinns and wanted to them to do me small favors and speak with them and have them follow me around n I asked my friend how it was possible but he didnt know. I have never actually ...
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How to tell the difference between an Angel and Jinn?

It is said that angels and jinns can shapeshift into any animal. That being said ; how can I identify whether an animal is an Angel, JINN or actual Animal ?
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Can Jinns shape-shift into Prophets/Messengers?

If Jinns can shape-shift into almost anything and everything, can they shape shift to people such as Prophets/Messengers like Esa, Suleiman, Muhammad, etc (Peace be upon them)
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Is Nafs and Qarin the same thing?

Nafs is part our self which tempts us to do evil.Qarin is a type of jinn that Allah has created (to test us ) and lives in our body . NOW, are these the same thing ?
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Is it permissible to ask allah to have a Muslim jinn friend And can you ask it to do favours that humans can do such as homework

Can we ask allah to have a Muslim jinn friend and can we ask it to do favours or is it shirk
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I am having orgasms while sleeping, specifically when i don't recite duas before sleeping

I remember when my Arabic tutor told me girls who do not recite duas before sleeping are visited by jinns and they can cause physical harm if they have intercourse with them. For the past few days, ...
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If Jinn can manipulate real life objects as in Solomon story, why don't they conquer us?

In Story of Soleiman, a jinn of his brought something to happen at near instant speed in a distant country. If Jinn can do that why don't we see instances of them messing with the human world, ...
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What aspect of asking help from jinn makes the action Shirk?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I understand that asking for help from people in things they are capable of is considered as acceptable and natural. eg : Asking another human to help you carry ...
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Intense fear when focusing infront of me during salah [closed]

Al Salam Alaykum Brothers. I am a recent revert and I confidently believe that I am the target of several jinn both within me and around me. I have been trying to focus more during salah by focusing ...
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Who or what are 'mugharribun'?

Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said to me: Have the mugharribun been seen (or some other word) among you? I asked: What do the mugharribun mean? He replied: They ...
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Is it permissible to get real signs from Allah, angels or jinns that islam is the true religion? [closed]

I'm wondering a long time as I purposely avoid as much contact as possible from non-muslims about the signs I need to have to be a real believer and a convincer to non-muslims to convert to islam ...
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Is it allowed to be friends with a muslim Jinn?

I'm really interested in Jinn (how they're made of fire and stuff, I love science), but I'm also religious so I don't have any intention of asking favors or anything, just to talk and be friends. It ...
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Is the answer given by the angels in (34:41) to be taken literally?

In verse (34:41) the Angels answer Allah's question whether those who strive against Allah's verses (mentioned in 34:38) were following/believing them by saying: They will say, "Exalted are You! ...
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Does the Qur'an indicate vampires, werewolves, and aliens exist?

Do vampires, werewolves, aliens, etc., exist in real life? What does Quran say about these things?
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Are meteors really missiles thrown at jinns by angels?

In Surah Mulk, verse 5, Allah says: وَلَقَدْ زَيَّنَّا السَّمَاءَ الدُّنْيَا بِمَصَابِيحَ وَجَعَلْنَاهَا رُجُومًا لِلشَّيَاطِينِ ۖ وَأَعْتَدْنَا لَهُمْ عَذَابَ السَّعِيرِ And We have ...
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Will Allah forgive the Satan (Al-Shaytan/Iblis) if he decided to repent to Allah?

Okay, this has been on my mind the whole day. And after searching the entire internet, articles, youtube videos and what not, I cannot find a legitimate answer anywhere. So, I decided to post the ...
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Is it possible for an angel in the present time to manifest itself in human form to us?

Is it possible for an angel in the present time to manifest itself in human form to us? In Qur'an 19:17, it says: Then We sent to her Our Angel, and he represented himself to her as a well-...
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Do Jinns ever sleep / rest?

I know it's an awkward question, but let me put a little introduction of how this question came up. While reading the quran surah Al Baqarah ayah 255 which says: "Allah - there is no deity except ...
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Is seeking the help of angels permissible in Islam?

Selam Aleykum, I have a relative who was born muslim, but does not perform the requirements. Years ago she read a book about communicating with and seeking the aid and advice of angels. And since ...
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Is henotheism also a sin in Islam?

We all know that Islam is a monotheistic religion condemning idol worship/polytheism by calling it the greatest of all sins . But what about henotheism? In henotheism, God is one with multiple ...
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Did suleiman take help from evil jinns?

We know suleiman took help of jinns from Quran. My question is were they evil?
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What sources identify Si'la, a jinn appearing in shape of a women, and Arwah, spirits which can be seen by children? [closed]

Wikipedia claims that there is a Jinn called Si'la. Si'la, a jinn appearing in shape of a women, who seduces men and tries to capture them and making them dancing. And Wiki also claim that there ...
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The jinn was created from fire; but are they still fire?

Man was created from clay. Now we are flesh. The jinn was created from fire. But are they still fire? Someone said they are like in a wind kind of form? Is this true? As in the case of our father ...
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Do the Shayateen know Allah is real?

The first Shaitan (Iblis) knows Allah is real and makes humans and jinns disbelieve in Allah. When we say verses like Ayatul Kursi, the shayateen will go away from our house for a couple of days. If ...
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Why Can't We Feel A Jinni? [closed]

I understand Jinn are physical in nature. If this is true then why can't we feel them when we interfere with their lives constantly?
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What are these “pie” things in the Wikipedia picture of Ali slaying Jinn?

In this picture the Jinn appear to be throwing pie at Ali. What are these things and why are they throwing them? This image is used on the Wikipedia page Jinn. The description given is: Imam Ali ...
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Is there any Prophet among Jinn?

Assalamu'alaikum, As we know Holy Qur'an is for both Mankind, and Jinn, there are lots of warnings, and guidance for both. But is there any Warner like our Prophets among Jinn for them? If no, then ...
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Is a belief in djinns shirk?

Salam everyone A djinn is a being which cannot be seen or heard but can sometimes interact with humans. It is by definition supernatural. Believing in djinns resembles a lot believing in ghosts, ...
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How can Jinns be controlled by humans?

I have read Can Jinns be controlled by humans?, Can Satan or jinn do physical harm to a person? and Are Jinns real and can they harm you? but I have some confusions... Jinns has some properties: ...
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Could I have unwittingly run over a jinn while driving?

Maybe this is a strange question, but... The Quran says that the jinn were created from a smokeless and "scorching fire", but are also physical in nature, being able to interact in a tactile manner ...
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We made every living thing from water. Are Jinns “living” things?

The Qur'an says: And that We have made every living thing out of water [21:30] Aren't jinn living things? What are they made of? Isn't it a contradiction with the the following verse? and the ...
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Throne of Sheba bring by Jinn or Human?

Assalam O Alaikum my Brothers and Sisters! I'm a little bit confused about who bring the Throne of Sheba a human or a jinn? I have read the Quran verse 27:39 and came to know that a Jinn offered ...
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Can human and jinn marry, and is it permissible?

I remember reading in many books about the human and jinn marriage and their children. But that was long time ago and i just remembered them after reading this question: Can Jinn have sex with my ...
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Can Jinn have sex with my wife?

Can Jinn have sex with my wife? Is this hadith authentic? “When a man has intercourse with his wife and does not name [Allah], the jinn coils around his urethra and has intercourse along with him.." ...
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How does Shaitan travel around the world?

I need to be careful to avoid Shaitan deterring me from the straight path. Simultaneously, so does everyone else... everywhere. That's a lot of travelling for Shaitan. Presumably, Shaitan doesn't ...
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Which scholars deny possession of humans by jinn?

Which scholars deny possession of humans by jinn? I guess ibn hazm was one of them. Tareq Al-Suwaidan is also one of those who are against possesision by jinn. Which more (old and nowday) scholars ...
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Should we not pray at 12 o clock in the night?

I heard it from my mother that it is not allowed to pray at 12 o clock in the night as it is when the shaitan or Jinn pray. That it their time and we should not disturb them. And if we do so, they ...
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Can Jinns (shaytan, iblees) read your thoughts and feelings?

I feel that my question has been answered lighly here. The answer to this question would lead to sub questions that changes due to the answer of this question. First, can Jinns/Shayatin/Iblees read ...
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Can animals see the angels and jinn and hear the cries of the dead?

I recently heard a Sunni hadith that said roosters can see the angels at the time of fajar and that is why they make that sound of theirs. And also donkeys cry when they see jinn or the shaithan. I ...